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Nekoze, the Mac app that wants you to avoid bad sitting positions

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It only takes one look in the mirror to see someone who spends countless hours sitting in front of the Mac working. And that, for the body, is not too good. This is what the standing desk trend says and the good sitting positions , very important for the health of our back.

Nekoze, the Mac app that wants you to avoid bad sitting positions
Nekoze, the Mac app that wants you to avoid bad sitting positions

The free application for Mac Nekoze aims precisely to get us used to adopting these positions with a discreet and original idea: place a cat in the menu bar of OS X that will monitor us through the iSight camera and warn us if we take a bad position.

How? Well, by meowing and changing icons so we can sit in the chair. We can set the sensitivity and frequency of that detection, and in my tests I have been able as the strictest is really strict and warns you almost every three seconds for little you move. I recommend to be a bit more permissive in the settings .

The question may arise: How do I know that what is recorded with iSight is not broadcast elsewhere? Well, looking at the network activity of the application, it doesn’t look like any packets have been sent anywhere:

If you want to try it out, you have Nekoze on the Mac App Store compatible with OS X Lion or later .

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