Twist-O-Flex for Apple Watch – what’s old is new again


It’s hard not to remember your Father or Grandfather’s wristwatch with that funky Speidel Twist-O-Flex expansion band. Well, this almost 60 year-old technology has been reimagined with a classic twist as an expansion watchband for the modern Apple Watch.

What’s always been great about the Twist-o-Flex band is its ability to stretch and quickly snap back into place, making it so easy to put it on and take it off of your wrist. There’s no need to muss or fuss with buckles and straps and less worry your watch will fall off and get lost. Read more…at Canoe Tech Blog.

New X-Doria Mesh Band available for Apple Watch

mesh-band-silver-hero_grandeLooking for a low-cost alternative for your Apple Watch? X-Doria Mesh Band is a new stainless steel, adjustable 42mm Apple Watch replacement band, with a fully magnetic strap.

These Mesh stainless steel Apple Watch bands are the perfect way to personalize your Apple Watch and upgrade from the standard Sport Band.

Mesh Band is a lightweight and adjustable Apple Watch band with a magnetic strap to ensure a perfect fit. Installation takes seconds, no tools required. Mesh Band fits all 130-180 mm wrists.

X-Doria Mesh Band offers a premium metal band w/ chrome hardware comes in 2 two finishes – dark charcoal or bright silver, perfect to complement any Apple Watch you own.

  • Apple Watch Band: Fits 130-180 mm wrists
  • Easy Installation: Easy to install, no tools required
  • Apple Watch Metal Band: Works with all 42mm Apple Watch collections.

It retails for US $49.99 and available now. For more information, visit X-Doria Life.

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New IK Multimedia UltraTuner for Apple Watch is all in the wrist

When we think of all the uses for a smart watch a musicians tool is not likely at the top of mind but with the new UltraTuner for Apple Watch by IK Multimedia, musicians will be able to tune their instruments with high precision, and conveniently right from their wrists.

IK calls the app the first and most precise and feature-packed instrument tuner available for Apple Watch that features a 1/100th of a cent accuracy.

When installed on an iPhone, the latest UltraTuner app pairs with an Apple Watch, allowing musicians to view the tuning information in two operational modes: UltraTuner’s classic graduated LED “STAGE” mode and a simple “NOTE” mode, specifically designed for the Apple Watch display.Read more…at CanoeTech Blog

Apple confirms Apple Watch in-store preview and on-line pre-orders begin Friday

GoldEDMONTON, AB, April 9, 2015/ Troy Media/ – After much anticipation, Apple confirmed today that the Apple Watch would be available for in-store preview and on-line pre-order beginning tomorrow, Friday, April 10. Previews can be made at local Apple Stores in Canada, the U.S. along with Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan and the UK, select galleries in Paris, Tokyo and London and Authorized resellers in Japan and China. On-line ordering will be open to the public at 12:01 a.m. PDT with deliveries starting on April 24th.

With all the on-line buzz the Apple Watch has generated, it seems the stores will certainly be busy on Friday.  Read Full Article at Troy Media.

Apple Watch Canadian pricing and availability announced

ApplewatchAt today’s Spring Forward Event and after much anticipation, Apple officially rolled out and finally announced pricing and availability of the Apple Watch collection: the Apple Watch Sport the Apple Watch and the 18 karat gold Apple Edition.

The Apple watch, which Apple calls “its most personal device yet and the newest innovative addition to Apple’s ecosystem,” will be available in nine countries including Canada on Friday, April 24th. They will also be available for preorder beginning on April 10th.  Read full article and details on the Apple Watch and other announcements at CanoeTech Blog.