“Ever since Apple introduced Nightstand mode in watchOS 2, having a charging dock for the Apple Watch makes sense,” Romain Dillet reports for TechCrunch. “A dock can hold the Watch in place while you sleep so that you don’t have to put it on the side and attach it to a charging cable like an animal.”
“Today, Apple launched an official Apple Watch charging dock that works both in Nightstand mode and as a flat charging pod,” Dillet reports. “But it’s an expensive accessory as it costs $79.”
“Contrarily to unofficial Apple Watch docks, Apple’s dock doesn’t rely on an Apple Watch cable,” Dillet reports. “The charging puck is built into the dock. Instead, there is a Lightning port at the back of the dock.”
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MacDailyNews Take: The amount of use the Apple Watch’s Alarm Clock, Timer, and Stopwatch get still amazes us.
It seems that various forms of timekeeping on your wrist (or on your nightstand) is actually valuable and extremely useful. Who’da thunk it?!
Seriously, it’s the easy-to-use nature of the Apple Watch’s Alarm Clock, Timer, and Stopwatch that actually make them get used multiple times per day.
Oh, which Apple Watch Dock have we been using (and certainly will continue to use despite this rather late* official Apple Watch Dock)?
*Here’s yet another example of something a properly-run multi-billion dollar company should have had available on Day One, not Day 209.
What Steve Jobs gave Apple that Tim Cook cannot – November 18, 2015