How to nail your fitness New Year’s resolution with Apple Watch

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Ring in the new year with Apple Watch
Ring in the new year with Apple Watch
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With the holidays behind us and a new decade just getting started, New Year’s resolution season is officially here.

If you want to make amends for your seasonal overindulgence and get in shape for the Twenties, here’s our essential guide to nailing your New Year’s resolutions with Apple Watch.

Start the New Year off right with up to 77% off Just Mobile, Rilee & Lo

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Apple Watch bands, charging stands, iPhone cases, and more.
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Still got holiday cash left to spend? Bag yourself a New Year bargain with up to 77% off Just Mobile and Rilee & Lo in the Cult of Mac Store.

You’ll find iPhone cases and wireless charging pads, Apple Watch bands, and lots more — all at big discounts. This sale is good for a limited time, so enjoy it while you can.

7 magnificent metal bands for your new Apple Watch

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Metal bands are the perfect Apple Watch upgrade.
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There’s no better way to upgrade your new Apple Watch than with a high-quality metal band. And there are so many terrific options out there to suit any budget.

We’ve rounded up seven of our favorites from big brands like Juuk, Speidel, and Rilee & Lo. Prices start at just $11.99

Cardiologist sues Apple over its heart-reading Apple Watch tech

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Cardiologist sues Apple over its heart-reading Apple Watch tech
Apple Watch's atrial fibrillation tech may have helped save lives.
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A New York University cardiologist has filed a lawsuit against Apple, relating to its atrial fibrillation-detecting heart-reading tech for Apple Watch.

Apple Watch’s heart-reading tech has been hailed as a major breakthrough. Its ability to alert users of irregular heartbeats has been validated by experts from Stanford University. The problem? That according to Dr. Joseph Wiesel, it’s infringing on his patented work.

Setting the best Move Goal in Apple Watch [Cult of Mac Magazine 329]

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Get moving with the perfect Move Goal.

The Move Goal on your Apple Watch is a tricky beast. Set it too low, and it’s just not challenging enough. Set too high and it’ll be demotivating. So how do you pick the perfect Move Goal on Apple Watch?

Add that to a new dummy iPhone 12 that may be a sneak peek at next year’s device, and timely advice on setting up a new iPhone or erasing Apple devices before returning them to a store. It’s all in this week’s free Cult of Mac Magazine, along with reviews of a retro keyboard-speaker-combo and the week’s best new apps.

Download your free issue now to enjoy it on your iPad, or read the stories in any browser below.

Bag a 2018 MacBook Air for under $740 [Deals & Steals]

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Want to spend your holiday cash on a sweet Apple laptop? Look no further than the 2018 MacBook Air, which is now available for under $740 from Woot.

That’s just one of the awesome offers in today’s Deals & Steals roundup. Other highlights include:

Find all these and more in our Deals & Steals roundup below.

10 amazing and affordable accessories for your new Apple Watch

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Spend your holiday cash on sweet Apple Watch upgrades.
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If you were gifted a shiny new Apple Watch this holiday, you’ll want some sweet accessories to go with it. Here are 10 terrific options that won’t break the bank.

You’ll find bands, charging stands, and bumper cases in our roundup. And they’re all available for under $30 each.

New Apple devices for the holidays? Get the best price for your old ones

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Cult of Mac pays real cash for your old Apple devices.
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If you were lucky enough to get new Apple devices for the holidays, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll do with your old ones. They’re likely still worth a pretty penny, and Cult of Mac can help you get the best price.

We’ll buy back any old iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, or Mac. We’ll even take your dirty old AirPods — and broken devices in need of repair. What’s more, we typically pay more than other trade-in services.

Cult of Mac pays real cash and we won’t leave you waiting weeks for your money. Get a quote today to find out how much your old Apple devices are really worth.