Archive for August 23rd, 2019

Fitbit, disconnected: A short(ish) tale of woe

August 23, 2019

By Matthew E. Milliken
Aug. 23, 2019

As mentioned in my previous post, I removed the wristbands from my latest secondhand Fitbit before reattaching one wristband. I normally kept the device, a Charge 2, in my pocket to count my steps throughout the course of the day.

My typical sleep outfit has no pockets; however, I sometimes still move around when I’m dressed for bed. In order to capture my steps during these evening (and occasionally morning) periods, I stuck the wristband in my waistband.

It was initially quite difficult to take off the Charge’s wristbands. Afterward, however, they slid on and off all too easily. The device itself frequently separated from the wristband in my pocket. That was only a minor problem.

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