This is a mindfulness and meditation app. It has a selection of programs for use in different circumstances (sport, workplace etc) and for different age groups. Each programme has a number of modules or sessions designed to be worked through over a period of time. Each session has a podcast that gives the user details of the lesson, activity or meditation to undertake.
The formal app review is based on the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS) developed by researchers at Queensland University of Technology, Australia.(1) It is designed to score apps on a few comprehensive dimensions — engagement, functionality, aesthetics, and information quality. Each dimension comprises several items which are rated on a 5-point scale from “1. Inadequate” to “5. Excellent”.
The tech review relates to the technical aspects of the app, such as security, privacy, etc.
Reviewer: Unmesh Jyoti Nitin, PGDip Health Informatics, May 2017 Technical score: ★★★☆☆ Review:
Platform Support: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Requires Android 4.1 and up.
Performance: App is responsive and features are performing as designed.
Impact of app on battery: App uses mobile data or WiFi for app update and downloading audio sessions. Settings also have the option of turning on downloading over the WiFi. Therefore, it has minimal impact on battery.
Data Sharing : No apparent data sharing.
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