Score savings on Nyloon bands with a pre-Valentine’s deal [Watch Store]

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The Moai Nylon band is a fun, multicolored, tribal band with matching stitching.
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Valentine’s Day is coming up this week and now’s your chance to get a Nyloon Apple Watch band for a friend and one for yourself at a discount.

Until February 13, buy any Nyloon band and get a second for $15 off. Use the discount code HEART at checkout to save.

Juuk rolls out aluminum bands to fit Apple Watch Series 4

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The Vitero Ruby Grey aluminum band is now compatible with Series 4.
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If you’ve got a new Series 4 Apple Watch, but have been lamenting that the precision aluminum bands from Hong Kong-based Juuk don’t fit, fret no longer.

After painstaking detective work and many hours of redesign, the fruits of Juuk’s labors are starting to hit the market. Currently the Vitero Ruby Grey, Vitero Cosmic Grey and Ligero Obsidian are available for the Series 4 Apple Watch, with more to follow.

Pursuing a fitness resolution? Nab a sports band for your Apple Watch [Watch Store]

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It’s January of a brand new year, and you find yourself with two things that go well together: a resolution for better fitness and a new Apple Watch. What you might be missing is a band that is made to stand up to the rigors of a tough workout.

There’s good news: The Cult of Mac Watch Store has you covered. Here are a few bands that might help you become more fit in 2019:

 

7 reasons people are keeping old iPhones much longer [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 278]

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Why people are holding on to older iPhones longer.
Cover: Leander Kahney, Marty Cortinas/Cult of Mac

Apple is set to make 5 billion dollars less this quarter than it previously expected, and one of the contributing factors is that the company sold fewer iPhone upgrades than it anticipated. People are holding onto their old iPhones for much longer. Why’s that?

Find out the future of your iPhone in the latest free issue of Cult of Mac Magazine. Get it now on iTunes, or keep reading for the week’s best Apple news, reviews and how-tos.

Ranking all the major hardware Apple released in 2018 [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 277]

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Ranking Apple's hardware releases in 2018.
Cover: Marty Cortinas/Cult of Mac

It’s been one heck of a busy year for Apple, and we’ve got the devices to prove it! Truth be told, despite Apple’s fluctuating share price, this has been one of the company’s best years in a while for hardware. What was the cream of the 2018 Apple crop? Here’s how we rank Apple’s major new product launches for 2018.

Find the best goods from 2018 and learn how to set up all your new hardware in the latest free issue of Cult of Mac Magazine. Get it now on iTunes, or keep reading for the week’s best Apple news, reviews and how-tos.

How to fix your parents’ messed-up computers when home for the holidays [Cult of Mac Magazine No. 276]

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Get ready to fix your parents' computer.
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Christmas time means packing up your daily troubles, forgetting work for a week, and heading home to … troubleshoot your parents’ broken computers and gadgets? Oh man, is it that time of year again already? That’s the problem with being the family’s only geek — you get handed all the geek jobs. However, you can turn this to your advantage, and make it a lot easier, by going in prepared.

Find out how to be the family tech support in the latest free issue of Cult of Mac Magazine. Get it now on iTunes, or keep reading for the week’s best Apple news, reviews and how-tos.

Light up Black Friday Cyber Monday with big deals on Apple Watch bands [Watch Store]

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Save 20-50% off Apple Watch bands and accessories in our big Black Friday sale.
Save 20-50% off Apple Watch bands and accessories in our big Black Friday sale.
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Once the friends and family have polished off the leftover turkey, it’s time for the fun part of Thanksgiving weekend — shopping and saving money. The Cult of Mac Watch Store has you covered through Cyber Monday with up to 50 percent off your favorite Apple Watch bands, chargers and accessories.

You’ll find deep discounts on some of our most popular brands for Apple Watch accessories, including E3 Supply, Ottm, Rilee & Lo and Survival Straps (just to name a few). The sale ends Monday at midnight Pacific, so take advantage of these limited-time discounts while they last.