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The sad truth about sleep-tracking devices and apps

Fitbit and Apple claim that their sensor-laden bracelets and watches can improve our lives by helping us detect health problems so that we can come up with solutions. (Glenn Harvey/The New York Times) — NO SALES; FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY WITH NYT STORY TECH FIX BY BRIAN X. CHEN FOR JULY 17, 2019. ALL OTHER USE PROHIBITED. — XNYT59 XNYT59

A personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise.

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