“Sleep-tracking is an intriguing potential health application for the Apple Watch, as it explores new use-cases in the health and wellness market,” Farr reports. “An estimated 50 to 70 million US adults have sleep or wakefulness disorders, according to the CDC.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Improved Apple Watch battery life coming – or is Apple prepping another health-related wearable? Perhaps a simple sleep-tracking band you wear to bed while your Apple Watch charges?
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