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JUUK Revo Review: Modern Apple Watch Link Bracelet for Under $200

Saturday December 12, 2015 11:06 am PST by
Apple's 42mm Stainless Steel Link Bracelet is arguably the most luxurious Apple Watch band available, but at $449 it may be worth considering similar but less expensive third-party options available. Enter JUUK, a new company that aims to fill that niche with its lineup of Revo stainless steel link bracelets for under $200. JUUK, pronounced "juke," is a watch company created by Eugene Ho, a...

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

Wednesday June 29, 2016 8:42 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 Announces Nylon Watch Bands, Drops Starting Apple Watch Price to $299

Monday March 21, 2016 10:34 am PDT by
At Apple's March 2016 event today in its Cupertino headquarters, the company announced a brand new band material for its Apple Watch: woven nylon. Apple also announced several new colors for other Apple Watch bands, including a black Milanese Loop. The Apple Watch will also see a price drop, with the Apple Watch Sport now starting at $299. The new woven nylon bands, which are the signature...
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Apple Watch 'Magnetic Wristband' Patent Could Double as Protective Case

Thursday January 14, 2016 4:16 am PST by
The United States Patent and Trademark Office today published a patent filed by Apple last August, which detailed an Apple Watch band accessory that could double as a "protective cover" for the device itself when not on a user's wrist (via AppleInsider). Referred to as the "Magnetic wristband," the accessory would be similar in function to the Leather and Milanese Loop bands sold today but...
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Apple Now Selling 'Made for Apple Watch' Lugs for Third-Party Bands

Monday October 5, 2015 11:25 am PDT by
Apple has begun selling official Apple Watch lugs through authorized distributor Avnet that may only be used in third-party bands that adhere to the company's Band Design Guidelines for Apple Watch. Apple-designed stainless steel lugs are each marked with "Made for Apple Watch" laser etching to verify their authenticity. The stainless steel lugs are available in 38mm and 42mm sizes and are...
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A Look at Third-Party Bands for Apple Watch

Thursday July 23, 2015 2:07 pm PDT by
With two sizes, three models and dozens of bands to choose from, the Apple Watch is easily the most personable -- and fashionable -- product that Apple has ever released. But if the Classic Buckle, Milanese Loop or Stainless Steel Link Bracelet are too costly or don't match with your fashion style, or you are simply looking to mix things up, look no further than the wide range of third-party...
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Apple Watch U.S. Sales Estimated at 2.8 Million, Sports Band May Have Base Cost of Just $2

Thursday June 18, 2015 5:40 am PDT by
The latest data from Slice Intelligence, a digital commerce research firm that tracks email receipts, estimates Apple Watch sales at 2.79 million in the United States nearly two months after the wrist-worn device launched, according to Reuters. Slice Intelligence previously estimated 1 million Apple Watch pre-orders on April 10 and 2.5 million orders processed through late May. The report...

Third-Party Apple Watch Bands May Be Coming Soon Following Launch of New Guidelines

Monday May 4, 2015 7:28 pm PDT by
Apple today debuted a new developer site (via Macotakara) titled "Creating Bands for Apple Watch", which includes band design guidelines for third-party companies looking to make bands for the Apple Watch. The design guidelines include requirements for the bands to achieve Apple certification in the new Made for Apple Watch program, which is similar to the already established Made for iPhone...

Jony Ive Reveals Exclusive Apple Watch Sport Bands at Milan Design Week

Friday April 17, 2015 5:46 pm PDT by
Earlier today the Apple Watch went on display at Milan's Salone Del Mobile Design, with Apple SVP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller and design consult Marc Newson in attendance. Now, it appears that Jony Ive also made it to the event, revealing exclusive sport band colors for the Apple Watch at the same time. Image via Umberta Gnutti Beretta Instagram Art enthusiast and philanthropist...