Best charging stands for Apple Watch Series 5

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This brilliant stand from Elago is one of many on our list.
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Have a brand new Apple Watch on the way? You’ll want some sweet accessories to go with it. A stellar charging stand that keeps your pricey wearable out of the way while you’re not wearing it is a must.

Here are some of the finest money can buy today. Whether you want high-end materials that look good anywhere, or stands that charge all your Apple devices at once, we’ve got you covered.

Check out our best charging stands roundup for the newest Apple Watch lineup.

Save on essential AirPods accessories from Twelve South

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A gorgeous leather case armors your new AirPods 2 against theft, damage, and debris.
AirSnap keeps your AirPods protected at all times.
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Pick up two essential AirPods accessories from Twelve South this Labor Day weekend and save big with the Cult of Mac Watch Store.

You’ll save $9 when you buy both the AirSnap case and AirFly wireless adapter together. You can also enjoy a rare 20% off the rest of the Twelve South lineup until September 4.

Last chance! Save $10 on this gorgeous Apple Watch stand by Twelve South

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Forté is just as good-looking.
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Give your beloved Apple Watch one of the prettiest charging stands money can buy and get $10 off for a limited time.

Inspired by the best Apple products, the Twelve South Forté fuses shiny chrome and luxury leather for a positively premium look. And it works with any Apple Watch and any band.

Awesome new accessories available now from the Watch Store

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The Cult of Mac Watch Store has you covered.
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We just added a bunch of awesome new gadgets and accessories to the Cult of Mac Watch Store.

Whether you want a gorgeous Apple Watch band, a handy charging stand, or a stylish AirPods case, we’ve got you covered with the latest from the likes of Twelve South, Mifa, and more.

Find out what’s new this week right here — and be prepared to splash some cash.

StayGo hub offers all the ports your Mac is missing [Review]

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The StayGo is an 8-port USB-C hub designed to be used in the office or on the road.
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TwelveSouth has a hub for those who remember the days when MacBooks came with USB-A, Ethernet, and video ports. This uses a single USB-C port to bring back six legacy ports.

On top of that, the StayGo comes with a 1-meter cable for use on your desktop, plus a short built-in cable for plugging in on the road.

Is this the hub your Mac needs? Read on to find out.

Our best deals on awesome Apple Watch accessories

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Savings you won’t want to miss!
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Treat yourself to some new Apple Watch bands and accessories and enjoy some big discounts on the Cult of Mac Watch Store.

We have gorgeous aluminum link bracelets, premium charging stands that work with Apple Watch and iPhone, and speedy wireless charging pads all on sale for a limited time.

Check them out right here and see how much you can save.

Yes, you can unlock the iPhone with a folio cover. Here’s how.

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The gesture that started it all.
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One of the best iPad features is the auto-lock/unlock that is triggered when you open and close its cover. Introduced with the iPad 2, smart unlock was revolutionary, in terms of lazy unlocking at least.

But did you know that the iPhone can do the same? If you have an X-series iPhone, and a compatible cover, you can use the same auto sleep/wake feature that iPad users have enjoyed since the iPad 2.

HiRise Wireless charger is a useful work of art [Review]

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The HiRise Wireless matches the iPhone design perfectly.
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The HiRise Wireless manages a rare feat: it’s both useful and attractive. This charger holds your iPhone up at an angle where the screen can be easily seen. And a removable core allows this accessory to be used while traveling. Just as importantly, the base unit would look at home on any CEO’s desk.

Find out if this is the wireless charger you’ve been looking for in our hands-on review.

iPad Pro case gets medieval on your tablet [Review]

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This is an iPad Pro case, believe it or not.
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Twelve South’s BookBook vol. 2 goes beyond just protecting your expensive iPad Pro; it adds old-world charm. This case transforms Apple’s tablet into an elegant leather-bound hardcover book.

We tested the updated version of the BookBook with our 2018 iPad Pro, so don’t miss our hands-on review.

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’.
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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: