So, just how filthy is your smartphone?

So, just how filthy is
your smartphone?

It’s probably much dirtier than the
average public toilet seat.
In fact, according to the
University of Arizona...

“Cellphones carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats.”

Dr. Chuck Gerba, University of Arizona

92% OF PHONES CONTAIN BACTERIA…

A cell phone has 18x more bacteria than a  public restroom

“A cell phone has 18x more bacteria than a public restroom.”

Fox News
and 16% contain e.coli, the bacteria found in feces

...and 16% contain e.coli, the bacteria found in feces.

A 2013 project at the University of Surrey tested a large sampling of smartphones and found loads of fecal coliforms, streptococcus, staphylococcus aureus and much more...

“30% of virus can be transferred from your screen to your fingers”

BBC Mashable

After three days in a petri dish,
here’s what grew:

three days in a petri dish

“18% of mobile phones are contaminated with staphylococcus.”

Journal of Applied Microbiology
So how does your smartphone get so filthy?

So how does your
smartphone get so filthy?

Simply by you being “in touch” with your world.

Bacteria contaminates the many surfaces that you touch throughout your day. Without realizing it, you transfer these germs to your phone’s screen—and then to whatever your screen touches.

And then you can get sick

... And then you can get sick

“30% of viruses can be transferred from your screen to your fingers “

Journal of Applied Microbiology

But it’s not just your smartphone
that you have to worry about.

It’s any one of the increasing number of touchscreens
you — and thousands of other people — use every day.

But it’s not just your smartphone that you have to worry about. But it’s not just your smartphone that you have to worry about. But it’s not just your smartphone that you have to worry about. But it’s not just your smartphone that you have to worry about.

So what’s a person to do?

Become a germophobe
Become a germophobe?
Too complicated.
UV sanitizer?
UV sanitizer?
Intermittent protection.
Wash your phone?
Wash your phone?
May damage it.
Stop using touchscreens?
Stop using touchscreens?
Yeah, right.

In fact, there are many well-intentioned ideas out there: special spray-on cleaners for your mobile
devices, boxes with UV lights inside, and more. But these solutions require you to carry something
around and remember to use them on a regular basis. Also, the protection they offer is non
continuous. Don’t we all have enough things to do in our busy days?

SPYDER HAS A REAL, SIMPLE SOLUTION WITH
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