Then again, maybe not.
At Psychology Today Blogs, Nir Eyal explains why those smartphone programs that promise to change your life probably won’t.
I do have one app that might fall in this category. It tracks my bike rides via GPS and tallies up the distances, speeds, and so on, and can map them on Google maps. (When I use it is the only time I turn on the phone’s GPS.)
It does increase the enjoyment, but it doesn’t tell me when or where or how far to ride.
Ex Post Afterthought:
Also, it does not phone home to anyone.