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Review: Standzout's Helix Dock for Apple Watch is Compact and Convenient

Friday July 29, 2016 2:02 pm PDT by
While I have long used the Twelve South Forté on my bedside table to dock my Apple Watch each night, I lacked a convenient alternative for on the go until last week. Enter the Standzout Helix Dock, a compact and convenient charging solution for the Apple Watch. Helix is an Apple Watch dock made from injection molded polycarbonate plastic. It stores between a 0.3-meter and two-meter Apple Watch ...

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How to Choose the Right Apple Watch Band Size

Thursday March 19, 2015 10:17 am PDT by
After spending hours looking at the wide variety of Apple Watch band options, you’ve probably narrowed it down to just a few different models. One aspect you may not have thought through entirely, however, is what size band you need. Apple is going to allow users to try on the wrist-worn device at its retail stores starting April 10. That is, however, the same day pre-orders become available,...

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New 'CMRA' Band for Apple Watch Features Dual 2MP and 8MP Cameras

Wednesday November 2, 2016 6:18 am PDT by
Glide recently announced a new Apple Watch band that includes both a 2MP front-facing camera, as well as an 8MP outward-facing one, with the ability to capture crisp images and HD videos "in a tap." Called the "CMRA," users simply have to tap a button built into the band to snap a photo or long-press to begin recording a video, and on one charge the CMRA can take "hundreds of photos," or about 30 ...

Apple Watches Now Have Shorter 1M Charging Cable in Box

Friday September 9, 2016 10:48 am PDT by
While the original Apple Watch has a 2-meter charging cable in the box, Apple says new Apple Watch Series 2 and Series 1 models come with a shorter 1-meter charging cable in the box. Apple continues to sell a 2-meter Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Cable for $39 online and in stores, while extra 1-meter cables remain available as a standalone purchase for $29 in the United States. Apple Watch ...

Belkin Launches 2-in-1 iPhone and Apple Watch Dock With Both Charging Cables Included for $99

Tuesday August 30, 2016 9:34 am PDT by
Belkin has introduced the PowerHouse, a new 2-in-1 iPhone and Apple Watch charging dock with both a Lightning-to-USB cable and magnetic charging cable included for $99. PowerHouse serves as a cheaper and smaller-sized plastic alternative to Belkin's existing 2-in-1 dock, the Valet, released earlier this year for $129. PowerHouse is compatible with all Apple Watch models, and the iPhone 5 or...

Kanex's 'GoPower Watch' Portable Battery for Apple Watch Now Available for $100

Tuesday August 23, 2016 8:44 am PDT by
Kanex today made its GoPower Watch, one of the first MFi-certified portable batteries for Apple Watch, available for purchase for $99.95. The cordless, portable 1A/3.70V charging solution has a built-in 4,000 mAh lithium-ion battery that can charge an Apple Watch up to six times before it needs to be recharged itself. GoPower Watch has a built-in magnetic charging puck, the same one that...

Many Apple Watch Bands and Bundles Currently Listed as 'Sold Out'

Wednesday June 29, 2016 9:42 am PDT by
Over the past few weeks, some Apple Watch wearers have noticed that a growing portion of Apple's band inventory has been marked as "sold out," with many styles, sizes, and colors, now included in that group. While Apple has made it clear that its first foray into fashion accessories will follow a "seasonal" cycle, with certain styles leaving its store forever once sold out, the array of bands...

Apple Watch Band Adapters Begin Hitting Crowdfunding Sites Ahead of Next Month's Launch

Thursday March 19, 2015 1:15 pm PDT by
The Apple Watch is still several weeks away from making its official debut, but that hasn't stopped dozens of inventors from coming up with accessories for the device, and many of those ideas are showing up on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Along with charging stands, band adapters are a popular category for crowdfunding campaigns, and several different projects have been...

Casetify Debuts Design-Your-Own Apple Watch Bands

Thursday March 12, 2015 1:15 pm PDT by
Casetify, a site that specializes in custom designed iPhone and iPad cases, recently debuted its first Apple Watch accessory -- watch bands that can be personalized with photos or images for a range of custom looks. Using the site's design feature, or the company's mobile app, users can add photos from their computers, Instagram, or Facebook to create a watch band design. Bands are...

Pad and Quill Announces 'Luxury Pocket' Charging Stand for Apple Watch

Wednesday March 11, 2015 8:12 pm PDT by
Pad and Quill today announced a new line of accessories for the upcoming Apple Watch, including the "Luxury Pocket Stand" charging stand, a roll up pouch for portability and two travel kits. The Luxury Pocket Stand is inspired by old pocket watch stands and is hand carved from a single piece of African mahogany or American cherry. The stand is also collapsible, allowing users to fold it up...

Apple Watch Bands Range in Price from $49 for the Sport Band to $449 for the Link Bracelet

Monday March 9, 2015 1:29 pm PDT by
Following today's "Spring Forward" media event where Apple shared additional details on the Apple Watch, the company has a new online storefront that details the prices of all of the different Apple Watch combinations and individual bands. As predicted, Apple is selling the Apple Watch in pre-configured arrangements, but the company is also offering bands on a standalone basis. The entry-level ...

'Click' Aims to Introduce Apple Watch Band Adapter in Upcoming Crowdfunding Campaign

Thursday February 26, 2015 2:16 pm PST by
Ahead of the Apple Watch's launch, accessory makers are already hoping to create solutions that will allow the device to be used with a wide array of existing watch bands. Click, for example, is an upcoming watchband adapter that will slide into the band slots of the Apple Watch, allowing the Apple Watch casing to be used with any existing 24mm watchband. According to Click's creators, the...