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CNET has 9 great reads for this week: Fitness trackers and iMessage issues, climate crisis, and more

CNET has 9 great reads for this week: Fitness trackers and iMessage issues, climate crisis, and more

Illustration showing a smartwatch tracking fitness data

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With almost no effort, you can track your heartbeat, blood oxygen levels, and sleep patterns. All the data is available in your Apple Watch and Fitbit. You can access it whenever you like. You want to maintain a healthy lifestyle or detect signs that something is amiss with your body.

That used to be the job of your trainer or doctor. Now, you are your own physician’s assistant. This is where things get complicated. Dr. Devin Mann told CNET’s Lisa Eadicicco that she does get nervous about the clinical data types you’re currently seeing. “Because the conditions associated with those data types are a bit scarier, people get scareder.” She spoke to medical professionals, fitness device manufacturers, and anxious gadget users for her detailed report. It is available below.

This story is one of many in-depth features or thought-provoking commentsaries that CNET published this week. Here you go. These are the stories that you won’t want to miss.

As wearables get more advanced, the line between technology and art is blurring. It’s only getting more complex.

Illustration showing a smartwatch tracking fitness data

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Commentary: Apple’s iMessage Green Bubble issues are more than just group chats or emojis.  

iPhone 11 and iMessages

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In the face of the devastating effects of climate change, countries that are hard hit look to wealthy nations for financial assistance. 

Climate loss family portrait

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In 2022, it will be difficult to get on a plane or train. 

A commuter jet takes off from a runway

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It costs almost $9,000, and there is no stabilization, autofocus, or video recording. Leica lovers will love it. 

Leica M11 camera

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That is the question. 

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NFT and crypto traders are receiving airdrop after airdrop full of “free” tokens. Here’s why.

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Cybercriminals are increasingly using malicious QR code to trick consumers.

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If you don’t love it, just hit the Stop button to end it.   

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The information in this article is provided for educational and informational purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. Any questions regarding a health condition or health goals should be directed to a qualified physician.

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