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Inked up Apple Watch users are experiencing sensor issues

Tattoo-laden Apple Watch users are having some major sensor related issues and Apple is on the case
By: Chris Smith | Wearable Computing News | Posted: Apr 29, 2015 4:28 pm
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As seen on the Apple Subreddit recently, users donning heavy tattoos are having issues operating their shiny new Apple Watch products.

 

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With the first finding posted by user guinne55fan, it was reported that he believed a faulty wrist detector to be at fault. His recount claimed that "the watch would lock up every time the screen went dark and prompted me for my password. I wouldn't receive notifications. I couldn't figure out why especially since the watch was definitely not losing contact with my skin."

 

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Upon contacting Apple some steps were taken to alleviate the issue with no control and he was told that engineers would be in contact within a week.

 

As you can see from the images, this user has a sleeve tattoo and believes it to be causing this issue. He's no the only one however as there has been a small rising on Twitter with users using the hashtag #TattooGate to further explain their issues.

NEWS SOURCES:Dailydot.com, Reddit.com

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