Hand-crafted wood bands give Apple Watch a rustic look and polished feel

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Each wooden band is made by hand, a rustic touch that is subtle but appreciated.
Each wooden band is made by hand, a rustic touch that is subtle but appreciated.
Photo: Ottm

Ottm makes some of the most unique smartwatch bands yet. Each Ottm band is crafted from hand-selected West African zebrawood, Indonesian sandalwood or Canadian maple. Treated with tung oil for a smooth, luxurious finish, these sustainably sourced bands are really something special.

The result is a watch band completely unique to you — no two bands are the same. Pair it with your Apple Watch, and you’ve got an exotic statement piece and stunning accessory.

With just a few days left to catch Cult of Mac’s Watch Store sale, be sure to grab an Ottm band before it’s too late.

Catch a baby-faced Leander, unboxing his own Ottm band:

Slope makes iPad a sleek second screen for Mac [10% discount]

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Turning a tablet into an external display for your laptop isn't totally unheard of, but Slope makes it look oh so good.
Turning a tablet into an external display for your laptop isn't totally unheard of, but Slope makes it look oh so good.
Photo: Wiplabs

Slope, a beautifully designed minimalist tablet stand, transforms your iPad into a second Mac screen or even a mini iMac.

Whether you’re pairing iPad with Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard, or using it as an external display for MacBook or iMac, Slope positions and displays your tablet with utmost style and security.

It’s the perfect way to integrate your new iPad Pro into your desktop setup and Apple ecosystem. This is especially significant with the rumored macOS 10.15 update, code-named “Sidecar,” enabling an iPad to act as a second screen for running macOS software.

Take your fitness and training to the next level with ActionSleeve

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There are so many different sports and workouts, and some just aren’t ‘wrist-watch friendly’.
There are so many different sports and workouts, and many just aren’t ‘wrist-watch friendly’.
Photo: Twelve South

Apple Watch is the new paradigm of health and fitness in tech. It’s a powerful workout companion and has revolutionized the way we calculate fitness goals and monitor health stats.

For those of us who want to take workout regiments to the next level, ActionSleeve may just be the answer. It moves Apple Watch from wrist to bicep, optimizing 100 percent wrist mobility for the most intense workouts.

Not to mention it’s 10 percent off for a limited time on the Cult of Mac Watch Store.

Kickboxers, weight-lifters, cross-fitters, or any other gym head can fulfill their most intense workout with safety and efficiency. Don’t believe us? Watch the video for yourself:

Grab this stylish, Qi-compatible leather AirPods case for a steal

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Not only do they perfectly fit into AirSnap, but even in-case the charging status light is still visible.
AirPods fit perfectly into the AirSnap case, and the charging light remains visible.
Photo: Twelve South

AirSnap is back on our radar with a new 10% discount. As part of our Watch Store’s limited-time deals and discounts, over the next few days we’ll be offering price slashes on some of your favorite products and tech accessories.

A clear customer favorite, AirSnap is a super-tough, ultra-stylish leather case for AirPods. Compatible with Qi charging pads and your new wireless charging AirPods case (pictured above), this compact, portable case became a megahit in the Cult of Mac Watch Store.

Snap these up fast for a real deal before they sell out.

Pair a TENC Air iPhone case with an Xkin to save big [Watch Store]

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Good news for everyone, this triple threat isn't too good to be true.
Good news for everyone, this triple threat isn't too good to be true.
Photo: Just Mobile

We recently raved about the TENC Air iPhone case from Just Mobile, and gave a real-world example of the Xkin screen protector doing its job.  We got phenomenal feedback, so our friends at Just Mobile agreed to put together an exclusive discount bundle for Cult of Mac readers.

Buy a TENC Air case from our Watch Store now, and you can get an Xkin screen protector for half off. The discount on the Xkin will be reflected in your cart at checkout. But the deal won’t last forever, so get it while you can.

Get some tax relief with 10% off select products [Watch Store]

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The Strapa Crocodilus leather Apple Watch band gives you that alligator look.
Taxes got you down? Time to save some quick cash on Apple accessories.
Photo: Strapa

Today is the dreaded deadline for filing U.S. income tax returns, and we know how much of a drag that is. So the Cult of Mac Watch Store is bringing you some tax relief with discounts on select watch bands, chargers, stands and cases.

We’ve rounded up offerings from these great companies: Ottm, Strapa, Twelve South and Wiplabs. Save 10% on these products at the Cult of Mac Watch Store this week!

Power multiple devices in sight with dual charge nightstand mode

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HiRise Duet is the first dual charging stand that powers up Apple Watch in Nightstand mode.
HiRise Duet is the first dual charging stand that powers up Apple Watch in Nightstand mode.
Photo: Twelve South

AirPower is dead and gone, but in the midst of the scramble for the next best thing, its alternatives have been selling out fast. So, what now? The HiRise Duet stand may be the perfect solution, and we’ve got it in the Cult of Mac Watch Store.

This luxe charging stand powers your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time, in the same place. With 15-watts of Lightning Power, HiRise Duet charges your iPhone 40 percent faster than standard USB, and almost twice as fast as wireless.

Best part? Unlike flat charging pads, Duet holds your iPhone and Apple Watch upright so you can see and interact with your devices while charging. Check it out:

Spring has sprung! Keep it fresh with these colorful Apple Watch bands

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Time to get a fresh start and look the part.
Time to get a fresh start and look the part.
Photo: Juuk

Whether you’re in need of a sport band, a luxe leather strap, or cool stainless steel, your search ends here.

Sure, you could go all out on Apple’s new Spring lineup with prices reaching as high as $489, but if you’re like me and putting away the cash for bigger and better hardware upgrades down the road, then these totally affordable and equally stylish bands are just for you.

Check out this watch store guide and find your perfect color match this season for price tags as low as $25.

This dual iPhone and Apple Watch charger is a great AirPower alternative [Watch Store]

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ZENS Dual Watch Aluminum Wireless Charger for iPhone Xr iPhone Xs
The Zens Dual+Watch is all you need for charging.
Photo: Zens

Now that Apple’s AirPower charging mat has been cancelled, this dual iPhone and Apple Watch charger is perhaps the best alternative.

Like the AirPower, the Dual+Watch Aluminium Wireless Charger can charge three devices simultaneously, including the new wireless AirPods.

Got AirPower envy? Power up with these charging alternatives

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Our watch store guide to the best chargers while you wait for your beloved AirPower to eventually maybe (one day???) arrive.
Our watch store guide to the best chargers while Apple's MIA AirPower eventually, maybe (one day???) arrives.
Photo: ZENS

With new Apple products released almost everyday last week, the anticipation for AirPower’s long-awaited launch has reached an all-time high. However, will Apple actually deliver this time around? Rumors a-plenty have teased us for long enough.

Save your heartache and pining and opt for tons of great chargers with our speedy Watch Store guide. Your perfect match is just a click away.

Make sure you stick around for the very end of our list. We saved the best of last.