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Choose: The best Apple Watch
Boot up: Set up your Apple Watch
Get apps: Best Apple Watch apps
Sweat: Use the Workout app
GPS or cell: Which one do you need?
Find a deal: Best Apple Watch deals

Since the inception of the Apple Watch, you no longer need an iPhone in your hand to get stuff done. With the ability to message family, call your friends, set up reminders, and of course track your workouts, the Apple Watch has made us all rethink what watches can do for us. The most recent Apple Watch Series 8 -- and notably the new for '22 Apple Watch Ultra -- is the most advanced yet; it can potentially save lives with features like blood oxygen monitoring, irregular heart rate notifications, and even fall detection.

* Read the reviews: * Watch Ultra * Watch Series 8 * Watch Series 7

Learn about watch OS 9

Apple's Watches are powered by watchOS, a version of Apple's iOS software that's specifically built for the wearable devices, and contains functions and features tuned for it. As of this writing, the latest software supported by the Apple Watch Series 8 is watchOS 9.5.1, released June 1 ahead of WWDC 2023. But we're all holding our breath for watchOS 10!

* Best Watch tips * secret Watch features * Watch productivity tips *

How to fix common problems

If you've got Watch woes, rest assured, you're not alone. We've seen them all -- and we've fixed them all. We've got solutions to common problems, easy work-arounds for thorny issues, and fixes galore for crashes, reboot loops, and every other issue under the sun. 

* Fix watchOS problems * Common Watch problems * Fix Watch battery *

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