Samsung Launches A New Wireless Charger That Sterilizes Your Phone

If you were to think about it, would a toilet seat be cleaner than your smartphone? Given what we do in the toilet, it would be reasonable to think so, but the reality is that studies have found that our phones are actually dirtier due to our hands touching it, and our hands touch just about anything and everything.Now with the coronavirus pandemic, personal hygiene has become more important than […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Researchers Develop A Robot That Uses UVC Light To Disinfect Warehouses

Bacteria and viruses aren’t new, but if there is anything that the coronavirus pandemic has taught us, it is how easily transmittable some of them are, and how important practicing good hygiene is. While it is possible that one day the coronavirus will be a thing of the past, it doesn’t mean that we should go back to our normal ways.In fact, researchers at MIT’s CSAIL have teamed up with […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Singapore Offers Bluetooth COVID-19 Trackers To Senior Citizens Without A Smartphone

To help stop the spread of the coronavirus, contact tracing comes into play. This is used to help trace the path of the infection to see who the infected person might have come into contact with, which in turn allows authorities to reach out to them to get them tested and also possibly quarantined to reduce the spread as much as possible.A lot of the contact tracing efforts we’re seeing […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

NASA Created A Necklace That Reminds Wearers Not To Touch Their Face

One of the common pieces of advice that is being given out now in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic is that you should always, always wash your hands with soap and water, and that you should avoid touching your face as much as possible. This is because as we go about our hands touch all kinds of objects which may or may not contain traces of the virus.By touching […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Your Apple Watch Can Now Automatically Detect When You’re Washing Your Hands

Washing your hands is a common practice in good hygiene, but it has become more important than ever with the coronavirus pandemic, where washing your hands properly and thoroughly with soap and water will help reduce the chance of you getting infected (especially if you touch your face, mouth, and eyes often).The general advice is that you should wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, or hum the “happy […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

NBA Could Use Oura Rings To Help Detect COVID-19 Symptoms In Players

The COVID-19 virus pandemic has yet to be fully contained and until a vaccine can be found and administered, it has been generally advised that people should practice social distancing. This means that a lot of events that involve a lot of people, such as sporting events, need to either be put on hold or find ways to hold them safely.As far as the NBA is concerned, it seems that […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

New Zealand Has More Or Less Eliminated The Coronavirus

Everyday, there are still many people who are getting infected or who are dying from the coronavirus pandemic. There are still many countries out there who are struggling to get it under control, but if there is one bastion of hope, it would be New Zealand as the country has essentially announced that they have eliminated the virus within its borders.This was revealed by the country’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Arden, […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Singapore Government Could Soon Introduce Wearable Device For Contact Tracing

Until a vaccine for the coronavirus can be found, the only way that countries can help prevent additional spreading is through lockdown procedures, social distancing, and also contact tracing that helps authorities track people who might have come into contact with an infected person to help reduce the spread.Contact tracing comes in several forms, including websites and apps, but now over in Singapore, it seems that the government is looking […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

Researchers Claim The Oura Smart Ring Can Detect The Coronavirus Early On

Back in March, we reported on a device called the Oura smart ring in which its creators teamed up with researchers and healthcare professionals to see if the device was capable of detecting the coronavirus early on. As it turns out, it is. Researchers from West Virginia University’s (WVU) Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI) and WVU Medicine have found that it is able to detect coronavirus-related symptoms up to three days […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology

The Honor Play 4 Smartphone Will Come With A Body Temperature Sensor

One of the symptoms to show that you might have contracted the COVID-19 virus is a fever. Of course, a fever could mean a lot of other things, but these days, it’s always good to check. Now thanks to a rather clever idea by Honor, they have decided that with its Honor Play 4 smartphone, they will be baking a body temperature sensor into the phone itself.This will come into […] Source: Ubergizmo Technology