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This week in accessories: Lux Apple Watch Band from X-Doria and more

This week in accessories: Lux Apple Watch Band from X-Doria and more

August 7, 2015

Happy Friday and welcome back to our weekly look at some of the latest accessories for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. In this edition, we’re taking a look at a classy replacement band for Apple’s wearable device and more.

Lux Band for the Apple Watch from X-Doria


X-Doria is expanding its line of products for the Apple Watch with the new Lux Band. Made with genuine leather and featuring chrome accents, the watch connectors are built in for quick and easy installation.

Available in three different colors choices – white, black, or brown – you can purchase the band for $49.99 on X-Doria’s site or at Best Buy now. The bands are available for both the 38mm and 42mm Apple Watch.

7-Port USB Charging Stand from Skiva Technologies


A perfect home for all of your iOS devices, the new 7-Port USB Charging Stand from Skiva Technologies can automatically detect what is connected and provide the fastest charging speed available. Built-in protection safeguards against overheating, overcharging, and other possible issues. Seven cable ties are also included to help control your wires.

You can purchase the stand now for $59.99.

Belkin WeMo + OSRAM Lightify Gardenspot Mini RGB Starter Set


App-controllable lighting is heading to your garden. With the Belkin WeMo + OSRAM Lightify Gardenspot Mini RGB Starter Set, you can select from thousands of colors to help accent your landscape. The starter pack comes with one 14-foot string of nine mini LED lights. With the included WeMo Link, you can add up to 50 bulbs from the large WeMo line. The lights, which are built to withstand rain and harsh weather, can be installed on a wall or in the ground with the included mounting picks.

You can even connect the lights to the popular IFTTT service and create a huge number of different recipes. For example, the lights can be programmed to automatically turn on when it rains.

The set can be purchased now for $129.99.

Balani Backpack from Peralta


Part of Waterfield Design’s new line of bags just for women, the Peralta Balani Backpack offers a built-in padded sleeve that can fit up to a 15-inch MacBook or an iPad. Shoulder S-straps are designed to sit comfortably on the body and evenly distribute your load. A magnetic flap closure allows quick and easy access to items. The interior features a gold material so you can easily find what is in the backpack. A pair of side pockets can fit a water bottle or other smaller items.

It’s available now from the company’s site for $279. Buyers can select from a coated taffeta version in either black or navy and a black ballistic nylon version. The backpack’s flap, handle, and bottom are made with full-grain leather.

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