Everything you need to know about Apple Watch Series 2, Series 1, watchOS, and more!

Apple Watch is a wrist computer, a health and fitness tracker, a notification system, a remote control, a communicator — all in one. It's also the first major new product category launched in the Tim Cook era. Though Apple's not talking, sales estimates put over 25 million Apple Watches on wrists, and that makes it the most successful wearable device in history.

As of late 2016, Apple offers two versions of the Watch. Apple Watch Series 2 offers all the latest, greatest features, including a brighter display, GPS for route tracking, and swim-proofing for water workouts and play,

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Buying your Apple Watch

Apple has done a lot to simplify the Apple Watch product line over the last six months. Gone are the myriad of different "collection" options and, in their place, a few base pairings for you to start with and a lot of bands for you to grow into. A lot, a lot.

Still, with sporty aluminum, classic stainless steel, and "Edition" options, finishes from silver, space gray, gold, rose gold, polished silver, space black DLC, and white ceramic, and special versions in partnership with Nike+ and Hermès, there's plenty to choose from.