Clean your filthy Apple Watch bands, people
You won't believe what's wrapped around your wrist.
Remember that study a few years ago that found more bacteria on the average desktop than on a toilet seat?
Now we have the Apple Watch version.
A new study found that Apple Watch bands are breeding grounds for bacteria.
A team at Florida Atlantic University found 95% of wristbands were contaminated with potentially dangerous pathogens. The researchers found the highest numbers of nasties on rubber and plastic bands, while metallic wristbands harbored the least.
It’s time to start washing those Apple Watch straps, folks.
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