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A loop on a roller coaster.

iPhone 14’s Crash Detection feature being set off by roller coasters

Apple's new Crash Detection feature for iPhone and Apple Watch is erroneously activating on roller coasters, leading to unnecessary calls to first responders.
Someone using Google Maps turn-by-turn directions on the Google Pixel Watch.

Google Pixel Watch vs. Apple Watch Series 8

Google has released its first ever smartwatch, the Pixel Watch. We find out how it compares to the reigning champion of wearables, the Apple Watch Series 8.
The Apple Watch Ultra with the Apple Watch Series 8 and Watch SE 2.

Apple Watch Series 8 vs. Apple Watch Ultra: Should you spend $399 or $799?

A head-to-head comparison between the Apple Watch Series 8 and the Apple Watch Ultra to help you choose which suits you better.
Google Pixel Watch with a recycled loop strap.

The Pixel Watch misses the most important thing it needed to stand out

The Pixel Watch's minimalist, simple design looks fine, but it's also a missed opportunity for Google to truly take on the iconic, square Apple Watch.
Man wearing an apple watch feat image.

Apple Watch Series 8 vs. Apple Watch Series 7

The Apple Watch 7 and Apple Watch 8 differ in some high-end health and safety features Apple added to the new model. Here's our feature-by-feature comparison.
The Apple Watch Ultra with the Apple Watch Series 8 and Watch SE 2.

Is the Apple Watch UItra too big? We took a bunch of photos to show you

Do you want to buy an Apple Watch Ultra, but are worried it'll look too big on your wrist? We've got comparison photos that should alleviate any fears.
An Apple Watch Series 8 with the screen turned on.

My new Apple Watch Series 8 already feels old — and that’s great

The Apple Watch Series 8 features such modest improvements that it's barely distinguishable from what came before, but is that a bad thing?
Apple Watch notifications on hand feat image.

How to manage all of your Apple Watch notifications

The Apple Watch is a convenient way to get all your notifications right on your wrist. We show you how to control and keep the barrage of messages manageable.
The back of an Apple Watch Series 8.

Apple Watch Series 8 temperature sensor: what it does and how to use it

The Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra feature a new temperature sensor. Here's how it works and what you can use it for.
Nomad Base One Max charging an iPhone and an Apple Watch.

Reverse wireless charging on the iPhone gets one step closer to reality

Reverse wireless charging has been around for years on Android devices, but now it seems like it could finally be coming to Apple's ecosystem.
Apple Watch Ultra with Wayfinder watch face on a mans wrist.

I have a confession — I may have been wrong about the Apple Watch Ultra

I questioned whether the Apple Watch Ultra could be worn as an everyday smartwatch without looking a bit silly. Now I've worn it myself, I have the answer.
Someone wearing the Apple Watch Ultra while climbing.

Apple Watch Ultra review roundup: a truly curious beast

Apple has just dropped its most expensive smartwatch to date. Here's what everyone's saying about the Watch Ultra.
The Apple Watch SE 2 on a man's wrist.

The Apple Watch SE 2 is making me think twice about the Watch Series 8

Using the Apple Watch SE 2 made me realize you should consider it the default Apple Watch to buy, and then look at the Series 8 — not the other way around.
An Apple Watch Series 8 with the display turned on.

A weekend with the Apple Watch Series 8 gave me a severe case of déjà vu

The Apple Watch Series 8 is Apple's go-to smartwatch for the year. But what's it actually like to wear and use? Here are our thoughts after two days.
Front and two side views of the Apple Watch Ultra.

Apple Watch Ultra buying guide: everything you need to know

Planning to get the Apple Watch Ultra? Here's every detail that you need to know before spending your money.
Someone wearing the Apple Watch Ultra while climbing.

Will your old Apple Watch bands fit the Apple Watch Ultra?

The Apple Watch Ultra is larger and more rugged than any Apple Watch ever, but will you have to buy new watch bands to fit its larger 49mm bulk?
Apple Watch Series 8 double view.

Is the Apple Watch Series 8 waterproof?

The rugged Apple Watch Ultra may be the smartwatch for divers, but Apple’s newly released Apple Watch Series 8 is also surprisingly durable in its own right.
The Montblanc Summit 3 on a mans wrist.

Why this luxury smartwatch isn’t out to beat the Apple Watch

The Montblanc Summit 3 has Google's WearOS 3 software inside, yet is finished like a beautiful luxury watch. We find out how these two worlds came together.
A variety of Apple Watches showing new Watch OS 9 features and screens.

How to download the new WatchOS 9 right now

Apple's WatchOS 9 is available, with lots of fun new features for your wearable. Here's how to get your hands on it.
A person using the Apple Watch Ultra while scuba diving underwater.

How to wear the Apple Watch Ultra and not look like a tool

The Apple Watch Ultra is a capable smartwatch for divers and adventurers, but so-called tool watches need justification to wear. Here's how to pull it off.
Health metrics displayed on an Apple Watch Series 8.

Why the Apple Watch Series 8 isn’t good enough to replace my old Series 5

The Apple Watch Series 8 gains some nice quality-of-life improvements, but there’s not much here to encourage folks to upgrade to Apple's newest wearable.
Car crash detection on Apple Watch Series 8.

Will your Apple Watch get WatchOS 9? Here are the compatible models

This year's release of WatchOS 9 will mark the first time in two years that Apple is dropping support for an older Apple Watch model.
Someone wearing the Apple Watch Ultra while climbing.

Hey Samsung, the Apple Watch Ultra is how you make a real adventure smartwatch

The Apple Watch Ultra has shown how misguided Samsung was to promote the Galaxy Watch 5 Pro as an outdoor smartwatch.
Apple iPhone 14 Pro.

Watch all of Apple’s Far Out event videos: iPhone 14, Apple Watch 8, and AirPods Pro 2

Apple has dropped a bunch of videos highlighting all of the goodies unveiled at its Far Out event on Wednesday. You can watch them here.
Photo of Apple Park during the Far Out event.

Everything announced at Apple’s September 2022 event: iPhone 14, Watch Ultra, AirPods Pro 2

Apple wrapped its September 2022 Far Out event, and it was packed with announcements including the iPhone 14, Watch Ultra, and AirPods Pro 2.
A person's wrist showing the Apple Watch Ultra and its compass mode.

The Apple Watch Ultra looks great, but there’s one reason why I won’t buy it

The new Apple Watch Ultra rejuvenates Apple’s wearable lineup, but it demonstrates Apple is still getting one important thing wrong when it comes to fitness.
Apple Watch Series 8 on a wrist.

The Apple Watch Series 8 finally adds a long-awaited health feature

The Apple Watch Series 8 was announced during Apple's Far Out event. Here's what's new!
Front and two side views of the Apple Watch Ultra.

Apple Watch Ultra is the most exciting (and strangest) Apple wearable in years

The Apple Watch Ultra is geared toward sports enthusiasts and people who need their smartwatch to last more than a day.
Apple Watch SE 2.

The Apple Watch SE 2 makes Apple’s cheap smartwatch better than ever

Apple's Far Out event has given us many announcements, including the Apple Watch SE 2. Here's what we're getting from the new, cheaper Apple Watch this year.
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Apple Watch Pro will have an extra button, leak suggests

Apple is expected to unveil a Pro version of the Apple Watch on Wednesday, and a new leak suggests the device will include an extra button that you can program.
Gentler Streak app on an Apple Watch.

I found an app that shows Apple how to fix the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is the best smartwatch you can buy, but it has one major problem. I found an app that helps fix it, and now it’s time for Apple to take note.
The back of a blue Braided Solo Loop Band on the Apple Watch Series 7.

The Apple Watch Pro may be bad news for your watch band collection

The Apple Watch Pro is likely coming soon, and a new rumor claims it won't work with your existing Apple Watch bands.
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How to use the Walkie-Talkie feature on Apple Watch

Apple Watch has a built-in Walkie-Talkie that enables users to have conversations via the internet. Here we take a look at how to set up and use the feature.
Apple Watch Series 7 next to the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 vs. Apple Watch Series 7: which is the smartwatch king?

How does Samsung's Galaxy Watch 5 compare with the Apple Watch Series 7? We contrast the latest and greatest wearables from the two tech behemoths.