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This Wearable Can Let Women know their chances of getting pregnant

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The Ava bracelet, worn at night, tracks nine physiological metrics, including pulse rate and skin temperature.

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It seems like we’ve got wearables for everything these days. There are fake nails to help you commute, awearable chair for tired physicians, even a Pokemon Go-connected band. So now there’s a new wearable that helps women get pregnant.

Ava, a Swiss startup, on Tuesday started shipping its $199 bracelet that tracks your fertility cycles and helps you figure out the optimal time to conceive. The company also offered the first data on how well the product works.

The bracelet uses technology to solve one of the more frustrating problems for some couples: getting pregnant. A healthy, young couple having sex every day only has a 25 percent chance of conceiving in any given month, according to The New England Journal of Medicine. That number decreases with age, health issues, intercourse frequency, among other factors. Ava aims to give women more control over the reproductive process.

A woman wears the Ava bracelet, which has a 12-hour battery life (but can recharge in an hour), at night. The device sends 3 million data points it collects to her phone. The Ava app then displays the information through several graphs along with a timeline of her cycle, which depicts when she will be the most fertile. The Food and Drug Administration-approved bracelet tracks nine physical metrics, including heart rate variability and heat loss to predict a woman’s fertile window, or the six days a month when a woman can get pregnant.

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Ava also unveiled some clinical data, which found the bracelet gives you 5.3 fertile days per month with 89 percent accuracy. The company boasts it’s the biggest window out of the niche market of fertility tracking devices. The longer a woman wears the bracelet, the more accurate the prediction will be.

Don’t let the mint green, pretty exterior fool you, Ava “looks more like a lifestyle device, but it’s a medical device,” said Lea von Bidder, co-founder of the company. It concluded beta clinical trials in a year-long study at the University Hospital of Zurich in March of this year and received US FDA approval in May. The bracelet is a class one medical device, which means the agency believes it poses little risk and requires the least amount of regulatory control.

The Ava bracelet is the latest in fertility-tracking products. The OVwatch predicts fertility by detecting the sweat secreted by a woman’s skin that fluctuate throughout her cycle, while the ClearBlue Fertility monitor requires women to urinate on a stick, which is linked to a handheld device that records the data points.

There are options that don’t require as much tech. Some, like Daysy  and Yono , depend on a woman taking her basal temperature, or the lowest body temperature achieved during rest, either with an in-ear device that she wears throughout the night or an under-the-tongue thermometer. Women can also use an ovulation stick to find out whether or not she is at her most fertile point.

Ava’s team believes their bracelet has the others beat. Since the wearable tracks nine physiological parameters, it can give a woman even more information than whether she’s got a pretty good chance of getting pregnant. Von Bidder also thinks her app’s interface is more enjoyable than the pencil and paper method often used by other fertility trackers.

“It’s a very different experience to wear a watch overnight rather than sneak off in the middle of the work day with a strip and a pee cup,” Jessica, a 26-year-old who used Ava in beta testing, said.

CNET

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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How To Compare Phones And Check Prices Before Buying

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Hello guys, I’ve been a bit slow in updating this part of the blog and it’s because I’ve been working really hard to add a How To Compare Phones And Check Prices feature.

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How To Compare Phones

I just added a price and spec comparison feature to this blog. You can compare phone specs and prices then buy it if there’s a link to the store available in the option. –

I normally go to e-commerce stores and pick out the lowest prices so you get the best value for your money.  Regular blog post updates would resume immediately.

Thanks for being an amazing reader.

Click Here To Compare Prices And Specs

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Combo VPN MTN Settings: Browse For Free On MTN Using This New Setting

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Combo VPN MTN Settings allow you to browse for free on the MTN Network. We all love free data and of course, there’s a reason why it’s not too common, that’s why I’m here.😀

Combo VPN MTN Settings

To give you information on free and affordable data plans so you don’t get ripped off by our internet service providers. So without further ado let’s get down to business.

Combo VPN MTN Settings For Browsing Free

What You’ll Need

  • An MTN sim without data
  • Default MTN APN settings
  • An Android Phone

First Download Combo VPN Here – Download Combo VPN

  • Open the app, then tap on Combo Settings and configure this way.
  •  Turn on Stealth Tunnel
  • Connection protocol – TCP
  •  Connection Port – 443
  •  Turn on the switch for Connect via parent proxy
  • Edit and set parent proxy as 10.199.212.2 and 8080 as port
  • Turn on the switch for Custom TCP/http header
  • Edit Custom TCP/http headers
  •  URL/host: datareset.mtnonline.com
  • Request method: CONNECT
  • Injection method: Normal
  • Tick keep-alive and user-agent
  • Press Generate and Validate and Save.
  • Save all settings and Connect

    This works without data or Airtime 0.0k on your MTN line and it is capped. It is capped around 50Mb to 100Mb daily. It renews daily.
    If it stops, simply open the Combo app again and change URL/host to smartapp.mtnnigeria.net:8080
    If you are an mpulse user and you have mpulse data, then open the Combo app again and change the URL/host to mtn.pass.ng.

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