Gah!!!!! It took forever and some Google searches to find the sleep timer. I still can't believe where I found it. Putting the sleep timer under profile makes no sense whatsoever. My profile contains static settings about who I am, not what I'm doing in this particular moment. I'm guessing the sleep timer feature was put under profile in order to "declutter" the main UI area and make it more simple and cleaner. While simplifying the UI is a logical, reasonable and worthwhile goal, taking features like the sleep timer that people need "in the moment" and burying them under profile settings is just not right. Frequently changing, in-the-moment features (like the sleep timer) and infrequently changing, static global settings (like profile settings) are two entirely different classes of features and should never be combined in the same area of a UI. But as a developer, I'm seeing this unfortunate trend everywhere in software. Everyone is clamoring for UIs that are more clean and simple. But people are throwing out the baby with the bathwater when they deeply bury in-the-moment features just to make their UI look cleaner and simpler. This is a perfect example where burying this feature under profile made the UI look cleaner and simpler but it had the exact opposite effect on the actual user experience. It didn't make the user experience simpler, it made finding this feature more obtuse and harder to discover. Like I said, I had to turn to Google because it would have never occurred to me in a million years to look for it under profile. If you want to make the users' actual experience more intuitive and simple, then do not oversimplify and over declutter your UI. That will have the exact opposite effect of what you are trying to achieve. Give your users the features they need when and where they need them and don't sacrifice that in the name of making the UI cleaner and simpler in appearance only at the expense of the actual user experience.
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