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.
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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.

Go green for less green with 20 percent off select bands [Watch Store]

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E3 Supply Co. Apple Watch Strap in Reverse Shell Cordovan Leather
Getting a new Apple Watch band is almost as good as guzzling green beer.
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You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but you do need something green. We’ve made it easier to wear the green by discounting select products this Saturday and Sunday.

We’ve rounded up special bands in green from these great companies: Carterjett, Casetify, E3 Supply Co., Nyloon and Ullu. Save 20 percent on these Apple Watch bands at the Cult of Mac Watch Store this weekend! (As a special treat, all Ullu products are on sale!)

Upgrade your Apple Watch without breaking the bank [Watch Store]

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The Tanok — Nyloon's tribal-patterned bands are best-sellers.
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If you’ve got an Apple Watch and want to change things up, it’s quite easy to change the face. But if you want more, you’ve got to change the band.

The mechanical part is easy; it’s the acquisition that can be a bit taxing. Looking good doesn’t have to be expensive, though. Check out our selection of bands that go for less than $40, including items from CarterJett, Rilee & Lo, and Nyloon.

Halloween spooktacular sale! Get two cool and colorful NATO Apple Watch bands for $65!

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Nyloon is offering two NATO-style Apple Watch bands for $65 on the Cult of Mac Apple Watch Store.
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Halloween is right around the corner and to celebrate this spooky holiday, Nyloon is offering a limited-time deal through the Cult of Mac Watch Store on their top-notch NATO-style bands.

Starting Saturday October 27th and ending on Wednesday October 31 (Halloween night) you can snag two Nyloon Apple Watch bands for only $65 from our online Watch Store. This is the perfect time to stock up on gifts for friends and family, or to just treat yourself!

Hands on with Nyloon’s Moai band for Apple Watch Series 4

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Shop Nyloon's colorfully cool collection of NATO nylon bands for Apple Watch.
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Nyloon makes one of the best nylon NATO Apple Watch bands out there, and now offers a brand-new unboxing experience. Your shiny new Series 4 deserves a band made with really high-grade materials and hardware — Nyloon is that band.

First impressions are so crucial, especially when cold hard cash is involved. That’s why I love that Nyloon has such sleek and streamlined packaging, a nod to the high-quality Apple Watch band nestled inside. Cult of Mac takes a look inside the box for the Moai — Nyloon’s best-selling band. Let’s check it out.

Nyloon launches Apple Watch bands for extra-large wrists

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Shop Nyloon's colorfully cool collection of NATO nylon bands for Apple Watch.
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Nyloon is constantly upping its game. Responding to customer feedback, the company regularly adds new styles and patterns to its lineup of extreme-quality nylon Apple Watch bands. And, now they’ve gone a step further to include a lineup of extra-large straps to fit even the biggest wrists.

For those with larger wrists, finding a comfortably fitting band for one’s Apple Watch is a challenge. The majority of brands out there simply don’t offer extra-large sizing. If this is the case for you, check out Nyloon’s five new bands in extra large, fitting up to 10.75-inch wrists!

Celebrate Pride with this rainbow Apple Watch band [Pride Month]

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The Love is Love Pride band from Nyloon closely resembles Apple's own rainbow Apple Watch band that was released last year.
The Love is Love Pride band from Nyloon closely resembles Apple's own rainbow Apple Watch band that was released last year.
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June is Pride Month and Nyloon has issued a woven nylon rainbow Apple Watch band for its wearers to celebrate and show support for the LGBT community. Plus, who doesn’t love rainbows?

The band, which comes in both 38 and 42 mm, is part of a Nyloon’s growing collection of popular nylon bands for Apple Watch. The Love is Love Pride band is a limited-release, so grab one now.

10 Apple Watch Series 3 bands our Watch Store customers love

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These are some of the best-selling straps for Apple Watch — bands we personally love and recommend for their quality, craftsmanship, value and style.
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Whether you got the Apple Watch Series 3 or just want to up the game of an older model, we’ve got you covered with our Watch Store customers’ favorite bands. These are some of the best-selling straps for Apple Watch — bands we personally love and recommend for their quality, craftsmanship, value and style.

All of the newest bands and many more from each brand are available in our Watch Store. Read on to check out 10 customer favorites.

Last chance to save: Grab any two Nyloon Apple Watch bands for $65 [Watch Store]

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Shop Nyloon's colorfully cool collection of NATO nylon bands for Apple Watch. Shown here is the Seafarer.
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Note: Buy two nylon Apple Watch bands from Nyloon for $65. Regularly priced at $38.95 each. Sale ends Tuesday, February 13 at midnight. Use code Nyloon65 at checkout. 

Nyloon just introduced six fun new designs to its collection of nylon Apple Watch bands right on time for spring shopping. Best yet, these bands compare in quality to Apple’s nylon offering, and cost ten bucks less.

Check out Watch Store’s full lineup of Nylon bands for Apple Watch, and read on to learn more about these must-have straps. Buy two bands for $65 (an 18 percent saving). Use code Nyloon65 at checkout in Watch Store.

Cult of Mac Magazine: Everything you need to know about HomePod and more!

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Here's everything you need to know about Apple's HomePod smart speaker.
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After months of delays, Apple’s HomePod is finally available in Apple Stores today. Before we get to the reviews, comparisons and tips, with our latest video we give you a tour of what’s in the box, show you how easy it is to set up, show it off in action and my first impressions.

In this week’s issue, you’ll find that story and more. Learn how to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential. Apple is investigating iPhone X’s incoming call bug. Discover how to to see Cult of Mac at the top of your Facebook feed. And, now until Tuesday take advantage of a two-for-$65 promo on Nyloon’s lineup of great nylon Apple Watch bands. Get your free subscription to Cult of Mac Magazine from iTunes. Or read on for this week’s top stories.