Frank Reiff has updated theMacintosh usage reminder program, MacBreakZ!, to version 2.0b1. MacBreakZ! reminds users when it is time to tear themselves away from their machines for a much need rest period. According to Mr. Reiff:
MacBreakZ! is a utility which reminds Macintosh users to take regular breaks.
Research has shown that taking regular breaks reduces the risk of computer related injuries, such as repetitive stress injuries, neck and back ache, eye strain, blurred vision, headaches, etc.
I am pleased to announce the release of version 2.0 beta 1 of "MacBreakZ!".
MacBreakZ! is a personal ergonomic assistant which monitors your keyboard and mouse activity and helps you structure your computer use in a healthy manner which prevents computer-related injuries from developing.
This new version is a complete rewrite introducing activity monitoring, ergonomic tips, stretching routines along with many other new features.
MacBreakZ! is available for US$10. For more information, please visit the MacBreakZ! web site.