Your beloved Apple Watch deserves more than to be slapped on top of its included charging cable every night. Treat yours to an actual charging stand without breaking the bank and give it a better place to rest.
Here are seven stellar options, handpicked by Cult of Mac, for $30 or less.
Keep your precious Apple Watch safe, charged, and scratch-free with Just Mobile’s low-profile and totally sleek HoverDock charging bed, available in the Cult of Mac Watch Store for a modest $34.95.
Visually stunning and truly functional in the same nature, Just Mobile’s charging bed is simple to use and more importantly an absolute steal. With an integrated support for Apple Watch’s Magnetic Charging Cable, HoverDock keeps pesky cables out of sight and your precious timepiece powered up and always ready to double as a bedside alarm clock all for under $40.
We filmed an unboxing video to show you why this is the best, affordable Apple Watch charging stand for you:
Traveling with Apple Watch is a fairly simple affair: strap on your watch and go. Traveling with all the extra accessories, however, is a serious pain in the butt.
There’s that 6-foot charging cable, for one, which always manages to get tangled up in my bag. Add extra Apple Watch bands and a wall plug, and you’ve got some serious carry, and we haven’t even mentioned dealing with the watch when you aren’t wearing it.
Twelve South has an answer to this conundrum, and it’s called TimePorter. And, Cult of Mac’s Nadine Kahney unboxes this great little case before our very eyes.
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Last week, Apple announced that it’s HomePod smart speaker will be delayed until the new year. “We need a little more time before it’s ready for our customers,” the company said. Last week’s But, Cult of Mac’s own Leander Kahney shrugged it off. That’s because he made his own HomePod smart speaker. It cost him about $60 and sounds absolutely great.
While Nomad’s Stand for Apple Watch could easily be mistaken for a futuristic tchotchke, it packs high function in its curvaceous form. This sleek Apple Watch stand fits perfectly with the modern simplicity that marks Apple’s aesthetic.
We hope that the designer of this cute Apple Watch stand doesn’t get an adorable little cease-and-desist letter in the mail.
The WatchMe stand bears an uncanny resemblance to the stars of some despicable memes scattered across the Internet like salt, but it isn’t a complete rip-off. They don’t have arms, after all. And luckily, the Apple Watch, which the stand wears like a monocle, isn’t round.