Totm+Travl smart Apple Watch dock hits Kickstarter with power bank, HomeKit support, and more

A new product from padawanlab is hitting Kickstarter today, and it’s a beautiful piece of hardware. Totm+Travl offers a new take on Apple Watch docks, a smart dock with a clean, minimal wooden design with lots of functionality. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 models now available

Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 models are now available to order from Apple and Best Buy. While the LTE version is shipping in roughly 3-4 weeks, some Apple Stores have stock today. The Nike+ model without LTE looks to be a bit easier to come by… more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Shazam watchOS 4 update brings new design, faster performance, and LTE support

Shazam has released a new version of its Apple Watch app that accompanies the iOS software. The update to the popular music discovery app features a fresh design, faster performance, and LTE support for Apple Watch Series 3. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Opinion: Constrained iPhone X supply will create a secondary spike in iPhone 8 sales before holidays

Launch day has arrived for the iPhone 8 along with Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K. So far, demand for the more iterative iPhone 8 has appeared to be weak as many wait for iPhone X. However, with iPhone X rumored to have hit another production setback, we could see iPhone 8 sales jump after we get a look at iPhone X lead times later next month. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Concerns about iPhone 8 demand ahead of X launch holding back stock market

A report today about U.S. stock indexes dropping cites concerns about iPhone demand as one of the major causes. With reviews now out ahead of tomorrow’s launch of the iPhone 8 (along with Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K) and pre-order demand weaker than normal in the shadow of the upcoming iPhone X, Reuters reports that iPhone demand is one of two factors dragging down the stock market. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Roundup: Apple Watch Series 3 + Series 1 specs and prices compared

Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 3 at its event at Steve Jobs Theater yesterday. The latest Apple Watch hardware offers cellular and non-cellular models starting at $399 and $329 respectively. Apple Watch Series 2 has been removed from the lineup, while Series 1 remains with a price cut. Let’s dive in and take a look at how the current Apple Watch lineup compares with specs and pricing. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

This week’s top stories: iPhone 8 design teases, Apple shares six iOS 11 videos, new betas, Apple Watch 3 updates, & more

In this week’s top stories: Apple releases iOS 11 beta 6 and we break down what all is new, McDonald’s teases an iPhone 8 design, we see a new iPhone 8 ‘Home Bar’ and dark mode concept, Apple shares six new iOS 11 videos, Apple Watch Series 3 updates, and more. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple and Aetna discussed four main topics during Apple Watch meetings last week

Late last week, Apple, Aetna, and various chief medical officers met to discuss bringing the Apple Watch to millions of the healthcare company’s customers. Today we’re hearing more specifics about the main topics of discussion. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Review: Action Band for Apple Watch offers sharp design and superb comfort for $25

For the last few weeks I’ve been using the Action Band for Apple Watch by X-Doria and it’s the most comfortable sport band I’ve worn to date. With a unique design, both familiar and new color options, and a price tag 50% less than Apple’s Sport Band, Action Band is worth your attention. more… . SOURCE: 9to5Toys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

9to5Rewards: Nomad’s Sport Strap for Apple Watch [Giveaway]

This week’s 9to5Rewards partner is Nomad, makers of slick cases and accessories for iPhone, Apple Watch, and more. The company has its Sport Strap for Apple Watch to giveaway to 9to5 readers this week. more… . SOURCE: 9to5Toys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Review: Custom made Apple Watch Strap by Survival Straps

For the last few weeks I’ve been testing out the Apple Watch Strap by Survival Straps which is made with a mix of paracord and high quality stainless steel. While there are lots of cheap Apple Watch band options on the market, Survival Straps’ deliberate approach with custom craftsmanship and quality materials makes this product worth looking at. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]