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How many software updates will the Apple Watch SE 2 get?

The Cupertino firm launched the 2022 additions to the Apple Watch family during its Far Out event. The SE 2 is a welcome upgrade to the original budget model. It comes with a faster processor and other improvements. This allows users to utilize the highest-end Apple silicon -- without needing to buy an Apple Watch Series...

How many software updates will the Apple Watch Series 8 get?

The iPhone maker introduced the Apple Watch Series 8 during its Far Out event. This decent addition to the Apple Watch family introduces car crash detection, a body temperature monitor, and more. It's not a notable upgrade coming from the Series 7. However, those switching from older models will appreciate the additions recent years have...

How to restore your bricked Apple Watch using your iPhone

A while back, the Cupertino firm started allowing Apple Watch users to restore their bricked devices with just an iPhone. Prior to this implementation, users had to go to an Apple repair center to get their watches fixed. This was particularly problematic to users in regions with no authorized service providers. They would have to mail...

Apple Fitness Plus doesn’t require a Watch on iOS 16.1 beta 2

Apple released iOS 16 to the public earlier this month. Since then, the company has been working on the upcoming minor release. That's to smoothen out glitches and make tweaks based on mass user feedback. Yesterday, the Cupertino firm seeded iOS 16.1 beta 2 to registered developers. While beta 1 included more exciting changes, beta 2...

These are the best Apple Watch SE 2 deals in 2022

During its Far Out event, the Cupertino firm revealed the great Apple Watch SE 2. Its launch was along with that of the iPhone 14 line, Apple Watch Series 8, and AirPods Pro 2. These new wearables are compatible with older Apple Watch bands -- so if you're upgrading, you won't necessarily need to invest...

Apple Watch Ultra has an impressive battery size when compared to the Watch Series 8

The upcoming Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra are the latest smartwatches being offered by Apple. The new generation of smartwatches offers new features and some tall claims, especially with the Apple Watch Ultra. Being the new flagship model, Apple advertises the Ultra as having up to 36 hours of battery life with...

These are the best Apple Watch options to buy in 2022

If you have bought one of the great iPhones, there's no better smartwatch than the Apple Watch. Other manufacturers simply can’t offer the same level of deep integration that the Cupertino firm provides. Even outside of the Apple Watch, decent smartwatch options are very limited, and Apple arguably occupies the top spot for wearables. But...

Everything new in watchOS 9: Watch faces, workout views, medication tracking, and more

Apple revealed watchOS 9 during the main keynote of WWDC 2022. This operating system comes packed with changes and additions that further make this all-day buddy a handy wearable. From a rich set of accessibility features, to new watch faces, workout views, and fitness-focused improvements -- watchOS 9 further supercharges the tiny display that lives...

Apple releases watchOS 9 to the public, bringing new faces, medication tracking, and more

Apple revealed iOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS Ventura during the main keynote of WWDC22. Since then, the company has been beta-testing them with registered developers and enthusiasts. This year, the iPhone got a lot of love. That's particularly apparent on the completely-overhauled Lock Screen. Users now get to customize the typeface, colors, and more. Meanwhile, the...

Apple Watch Nike Edition is no more, here’s what you need to know

The Apple Watch is one of the best fitness trackers available out there. This tiny device packs plenty of lifesaving features -- including car crash detection, ECG, fall detection, and more. That's not to mention its tight integration with the rest of the company's devices. Last week, during its Far Out event, the Cupertino firm...

How to pair and set up a new Apple Watch Series 7

The Apple Watch is a powerful wearable that is famous for its fitness and other non-health related features. When you buy an Apple Watch, you're investing in a device that will simplify (and potentially even save) your life. The Series 7 isn't the latest and most advanced model sold by the company. Though, it still...

Low Power Mode comes to Apple Watch Series 4 and later with watchOS 9 RC

The long-awaited refresh of Apple’s Watch lineup is here. On Wednesday, at its “Far Out” event, the company announced the Apple Watch Series 8, alongside the rugged Apple Watch Ultra and the second generation Apple Watch SE. During the presentation, Apple revealed that the new models will feature a dedicated “Low Power Mode” to extend battery...