Cold Turkey is a productivity program that enables users to manage their time by blocking access to websites that may be a distraction to work. The program is able to block an unlimited number of applications that are installed on the computer. It has a simple user interface that is easy to manage and is ideal for novice computer users. There are three steps in blocking programs. The first step is to choose the programs or sites to block. Some of the preset items that are on the list include Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, MySpace, and others. There are three sections – Sites, Games, and Custom. Under Custom, users can add sites or programs that are not on the list. The second step is to choose until when the block is in effect. The third is to block the sites by clicking on the “Go Cold Turkey!” button.
Other features of the application include the following:
• Blocking programs and websites affects all users on the computer
• Supports all types of web browsers that are installed in the system
• Monitors the time even if the computer is idle or turned off
• Program cannot be easily stopped from the task manager or system tray, allowing users to stick to their schedule