App for Body Odor

Nivea has developed a smartphone app (called Nivea Men Nose) that will let men know if they have stinky body odor. The app also requires you use a special phone case that has sensors to detect body odor chemicals. To find out your B.O. level, you just hold the phone close to your armpit.

I don't know why it's for men only. Perhaps male and female B.O. chemicals differ?

Also, seems to me that the people who worry enough about having B.O. to use this wouldn't be the people with really bad B.O. anyway.

     Posted By: Alex - Fri Apr 29, 2016
     Category: Hygiene | Technology

Women, Alex, don't need this ap cause they don't sweat; hence they don't stink. And, even if they do the whale puke and ox piss they call perfume would cover it up.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 04/29/16 at 10:05 AM
We glow sweetie. 😊
As you say Alex, the fatal flaw in this is the fact that those who really need it would never consider using it.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 04/29/16 at 12:43 PM
This is clearly an attempt to impose a totalitarian society upon us. C'mon guys, let's go work out.
Posted by Virtual on 04/29/16 at 12:51 PM
You just know some guys will get this just so they can prove to their buddies that they're the stinkiest.
Posted by Phideaux on 04/29/16 at 02:58 PM
How about an app that determines if you've wiped yourself properly?
Posted by KDPoan on 04/29/16 at 03:31 PM
The real use of this app would be to hold it under someone else's armpits, then go "See? I told you that you stink."
Posted by Yudith on 04/29/16 at 06:03 PM
Are we sure this isn't a gag? My spidey sense has been going off since yesterday.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 04/30/16 at 01:01 AM
Expat -- a lot of people have wondered if it's a gag, but the Nivea PR people are insisting it's real. If it was a joke, seems like they would have admitted it by now. But still, definitely a bit of a PR stunt.
Posted by Alex on 04/30/16 at 08:41 AM
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