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... an app that reminds you to breathe!
Whatever would we do without all this fine technology?
Users of Samsung’s wearable devices can now get their hands on a hand-washing app that runs on their wrists. Citing University College London research that washing six-to-ten times a day lowers infection risks, the company suggests that even in lockdown many of us are too busy to remember it’s time to get soapy. Enter “Hand …
"If users find themselves washing their hands before their next scheduled reminder alarm, users can just tap the ‘Wash now’ button before washing their hands to disable the upcoming alarm.”
So the user can tap on the screen with an unclean finger, and interact with their watch after washing, to transfer the grot back to their hands? (And viruses remain active longer on hard surfaces.)
Seriously, how hard is it to wash your hands a few times a day without being reminded, especially under the circumstances? It's 3-4 minutes a day of my time so, ever since all this began, every morning when I wake up, I immediately go to the bathroom and wash my hands 6-7 times and I know I'm good for the day.
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