All the major cases where an LTE-enabled Apple Watch would be great

Apple is reportedly working on an Apple Watch that won’t have to be tethered to your phone for data, freeing that small fitness tracker on your wrist from the oppressive confines of having to carry around a now-critical piece of technology for operating in your daily life.

This will probably have repercussions for the battery life of the watch that you have to charge every evening. We probably don’t know exactly how this kind of tech is going to play out yet — like whether it needs a separate data plan or would be more expensive. But it seems like a thing that people have been asking for, for some reason, if Apple is going to make it.

Still, untethering your watch from your phone could essentially turn the Watch into a kind of independent product within Apple’s portfolio of…

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