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2 months ago

Listen to your favorite tunes in the shower or by the pool with this $10 Bluetooth speaker

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Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a great deal on a waterproof Bluetooth speaker.

I don't know about you, but I like to listen to music everywhere. In my office, the car, by the pool and even the shower. Right now you can pick up this waterproof Bluetooth speaker from VicTsing for just $9.99 with coupon code LV5Z4QLT, which is a savings of $9 from its regular price. The speaker has a small footprint so it doesn't take up much space, but is designed to still be loud enough to hear over the running water or when using it outside. Battery life won't be much of a concern with this one as it's rated for around 7 hours of playback with the volume at 70%.

The hexagonal shape allows the speaker to be a bit more durable and robust, and it can balance on each side so you can set it down anywhere without worrying. Odds are this deal won't stick around too long, so be sure to grab one now!

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For more great deals be sure to check out our friends at Thrifter now!

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2 months ago

Protect your Galaxy S8 and S8+ with Spigen's Protective Cases

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Want to protect your Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus? Take a look at these great options from Spigen.

That beautiful glass on the new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will be prone to scratches and marks if you're not careful. If you're curious on how to protect your new Galaxy when you finally get it, here's a closer look at Spigen's more protective cases.

Tough Armor

If you're looking for a phone that maximizes protection while keeping the slim profile of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus intact, Spigen's Tough Armor case is the ideal choice for you. It adds rugged protection and increased tactility to a phone that's beautifully designed, but might also be slippery to hold. Spigen's Tough Armor is available in four colors: gunmetal, black, coral blue, and maple gold.

The two-piece design fits securely around your phone, offering edge-to-edge protection and bezels around the screen and camera. The buttons are kept flush with the case, which should still provide good feedback and are easily accessible. The TPU body offers protection from drops and falls by providing some shock absorption, while the hard polycarbonate shell protects from scratches and scuffs. There's also a built-in kickstand on the back, which has been reinforced this time around.


The Spigen Tough Armor is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+.


Neo Hybrid

Spigen's Neo Hybrid case features a brand new look from the last generation, and personally, it's my favorite looking case in Spigen's updated lineup.

Still providing dual-layer protection but with a slimmer profile, the Neo Hybrid case is comprised mostly of a TPU body with a subtle polycarbonate bumper frame to reinforce the corners and the edge of the phone.

The first thing you'll notice is how nice case feels in hand. While the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is a smooth, silky feeling phone, the Neo Hybrid gives your device a more rugged, textured feel. This texture will no doubt give the phone a more solid feel in your hand, so you wouldn't have to worry about your new Galaxy slipping away from you.

Another great addition to the Neo Hybrid case is the redesigned bumper. It now cuts into the back of the case instead of just going around the edges. This allows the bumper to lie completely flush with the TPU body, meaning you won't have to deal with any sharp plastic edges when you're slipping your phone in and out of your pocket.

The Neo Hybrid comes in a wide variety of colors; however, the gunmetal version is the only one you can buy right now —the other colors will be available April 10.

The Spigen Neo Hybrid is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+.

Rugged Armor

Spigen's Rugged Armor is slim and flexible while maximizing its durability and resilience. Carbon fiber accents along both the top and bottom of the case look greatnwhile also providing much-needed texture when the phone is in your hand.

There are precise cutouts for all the ports along the bottom of the phone, so you still have easy access to everything you need and all the buttons on the side are also protected, so you don't have to worry about dust and dirt getting into the hardware. The buttons are also slightly raised from the profile of the case, which helps you feel where they are when you're not looking. Perfect for making sure you pull your phone out of the pocket the right way.

Much like Ford in the early days, you can have the Rugged Armor in any color you want, as long as it's black.

Spigen's Rugged Armor is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+.

Liquid Air

Made up of just a singular TPU shell, the Liquid Air case does have textured pattern on the rear of the case to improve your grip. Plus, all the ports are free and open, so you don't lose any functionality of your phone and the buttons along the sides are all covered to protect you from dust.

The Liquid Air and Rugged Armor as super similar, the biggest difference is in appearance. The Liquid Air offers you a much more uniformed look and is perfect for people who love a more modest look.

Spigen's Liquid Air is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+.

Spigen also offers a number of other cases for the Galaxy S8 and the S8+.

Which case looks best to you?

Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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2 months ago

Xiaomi unveils a 360-degree camera with IP67 rating and 6-axis EIS

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The Mi Panoramic Camera has two 16MP lenses and can shoot 7K stills.

Xiaomi rolled out a 4K action camera as well as a $330 mirrorless camera under its Yi sub-brand, and the company has now unveiled a 360-degree camera, called the Mi Panoramic Camera. The camera retails for ¥1,699 ($250), and features two 16MP fisheye lens (each with 190-degree field of view) that use Sony's IMX206 imaging sensor.

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2 months ago

Don't miss these awesome deals on Kmashi's portable battery packs!

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Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time making it more affordable to keep lots of power with you all the time!

Update: These popular battery packs are on sale again with new coupon codes. Be sure to grab one now!

Right now you can score some sweet savings on Kmashi's portable battery packs at Amazon with a coupon code. For as little as $9 you can grab a 10000mAh power bank to charge your favorite gadgets while on the go without tethering yourself to a wall. The batteries are rather small and high capacity, ranging from 5000mAh to 15000mAh. The higher capacity models both have two USB outputs to charge multiple devices at the same time if needed, and recharge via microUSB.

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2 months ago

Best Clear Cases for Moto G5 Plus

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Moto G5 Plus

Keep one of the best budget phones around protect but not covered up.

The Moto G5 Plus has set a new gold standard for budget phones, and despite its price tag, you should still protect your investment. The new design is quite attractive, so if you don't want to cover it up, you can get an awesome clear case.

Here are the best around!

Cimo

Cimo

Cimo's cases always fit really well and their clarity is excellent. Made from flexible TPU, these cases have a great in-hand feel that's not slippery, so you won't be fumbling your Moto G5 Plus all the time.

There's a raised bezel around the front of the case to protect your phone's screen when you lay it face-down, and the ports and buttons ore cut out precisely.

It's important to note that clear TPU will almost always yellow after some time due to the way it absorbs sunlight. But for around $8, you might as well grab a few.

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Poetic Affinity

Poetic Affinity

Poetic's Affinity series is available for just about every phone imaginable, and that's because the Affinity is a great clear case that fits precisely and gets the protection job done. These cases aren't completely clear, featuring a cool black line pattern on the back that gives your phone some form, though the lines are minimal and don't cover up your Moto G5 Plus.

The Affinity's TPU is rigid, providing solid protection against drops and bumps, and the harder black plastic reaches over the corners to add even more protection to the most vulnerable parts of your phone.

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Love Ying

Love Ying

Love Ying's cases are for folks who don't want to cover up their Moto G5 Plus but might like to add a splash of color.

These TPU cases do come in clear but are also available in mint, pink, and purple. These colored options are translucent, so you can still admire the look of your G5 Plus, but put a bit of your own personal spin on it. These cases are extra slim, adding very little bulk to your phone, making them perfect for your pocket.

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Rethinking clear cases? Check out our other favorite cases for Moto G5 Plus.

Gonna grab a clear case?

Let us know in the comments below!

Moto G5

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2 months ago

Will you be using a Galaxy S8 screen protector?

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It's a new year with a new Samsung flagship — and another curved screen to try and protect.

As we patiently wait for the release of the Samsung Galaxy S8, we've already started thinking ahead to all the awesome accessories that will help keep your new phone protected and looking stylish.

One key accessory that some folks absolutely swear by is a tempered glass screen protector. If you've spent any time in the Galaxy S7 forums this past year, you'll know that finding a quality screen protector for the curved screens of the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge has proved exceedingly difficult. Many suffered from the dreaded "halo effect", which is especially prevalent with flat screen protectors on curved screens, while others had issues with adhesiveness or touch sensitivity. Eventually, we saw proper curved screen protectors emerge that offered true edge-to-edge protection, addressing the issues that plagued the early releases.

Now, any time we write about screen protectors, we always get a few contrarians in the comments who say screen protectors are a waste of money and they've never had so much as a scratch on their screens. And hey, that might actually be the case for some people. But why is a tempered glass screen protector so important? Because life happens — just ask Biggmac419 who shared the following story in the forums:

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Biggmac419 02-13-2017 09:45 PM “

I'm a firm believe in tempered glass 2 years ago I was riding my motorcycle about to go for a jog and it flew out of my pocket and was ran over by what a bicyclist said 4 cars. He was a good guy and gave it back. This is how it was returned. The best 40$ I ever spent. And invisible shield replaced it for 6.95 shipping. AMAZING!!!

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And the results:

It's worth noting that you can see this particular screen protector from ZAGG didn't need edge-to-edge protection to fully protect this Note 5 from sure destruction.

We won't be able to figure out for sure which screen protectors will work best until the Galaxy S8 has been officially launched and we've all had some time to test and try out different screen protectors, but here's hoping accessory manufacturers nail the design and functionality right out of the gate this time around.

If you're still not convinced on the value of a screen protector for your phone, we'd suggest picking up a case that offers a lip around the edge of your phone so that your screen is protected properly if you place it screen-down on a table.


These are the best Galaxy S8 cases available so far

Here are some curved glass screen protectors that seem promising, to say the least:

Incipio Curved Glass Screen Protector

Incipio's Plex Plus Shield Edge screen protectors for the Galaxy S8 aren't available yet, but they sure look promising. They claim to be custom-crafted tempered glass sheets that will fit your phone like a glove and allow for perfect touch sensitivity.

See at Incipio

Otterbox Alpha Glass Screen Protector

If you trust in Otterbox to keep your phones safe, you'll be happy to know it's offering a curved glass screen protector for the Galaxy S8. No word yet on whether its screen protector is also compatible with its cases, but it looks like a promising option if you're not scared off by the price. They're expected to start shipping out by April 28.

See at Otterbox

SuperShieldz 3D curved glass

Supershieldz are experts in protecting smartphone screens. If you're looking for tempered glass protection for your Galaxy S8 with curved edge-to-edge protection that won't break the bank, you can order yours in advance from Amazon.

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2 months ago

Verizon is offering trade-in deals on your favorite tech accessories

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Verizon wants to help upgrade your tech accessories this April.

Carriers frequently offer trade-in deals to upgrade your smartphone, but Verizon is looking to extend that offer to some popular accessories by offering a pretty sweet trade-in deal on select products.

Running until the end of April, you can get a $30 Visa prepaid card when you spend over $149.99 on a new smart thermostat, fitness tracker, or speakers and recycle your old gear. With summer just around the corner, it's the perfect time to upgrade your old thermostat to the latest Nest Thermostat or trade up your Fitbit to the latest Charge 2 model.

If you're interested in snagging some new speakers for the summer, bring down that old Bluetooth speaker and upgrade to the UE BOOM 2. The UE Boom 2 is one of the best portable Bluetooth speakers you can buy and, conveniently enough, Verizon has them on sale for $149.99 — 25% off the regular price.

Once you've completed your trade-in, you'll need to head to Verizon's Promotion Center and use the promo code RECYCLE along with receipt info and UPC barcodes to read the full terms and conditions and submit your form to complete the deal. You can trade in multiple devices at one time, but trades must be like for like; your old fitness tracker for a new fitness tracker, your old school thermostat for a new smart thermostat, etc.

Will you be using this deal to upgrade your accessories? Let us know in the comments!

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2 months ago

Best External Battery Packs for Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge

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Galaxy S7 battery

Give your GS7 and GS7 edge a second life with a battery pack.

I know, camping is supposed to be a way to get away from society for a while. But some of us just can't fall asleep without crushing some candy before beddy-byes. If you're going to be on the go for a day or two and simply don't have any time to waste near a wall socket, then you should consider an external battery pack or power bank.

They're entirely portable, relatively inexpensive, and could keep your phone going when you need it most.

We've rounded up the best battery packs for your Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge — and for your lifestyle.

Updated March 2017: These are still solid options for any Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge users out there.

Aukey Portable Power Bank (10,400 mAh)

Aukey

The Aukey Portable Power Bank will charge your Galaxy S7 twice over with a little bit of gas left in the tank, just in case. It offers over-current and short circuit protection, and it won't overheat or become overcharged itself.

As a portable bank, it's a little on the thick side, at nearly two inches, but it is relatively inexpensive, often starting around $20.

This one's for those of you who just want a basic fast-charing battery pack and only need it for a day at a time. If you're having to go days without seeing a wall socket, then you'll want to consider one of the bigger battery packs below.

See at Amazon

EasyAcc Monster (20,000 mAh)

EasyAcc

Charge your Galaxy S7 and up to three other devices at the same time with the EasyAcc Monster. They're not kidding about the name. This baby has enough juice to charge your GS7 around six times over, which makes it great if you're headed out of town for a few days and aren't sure if you'll see a wall socket any time soon.

It's got a built-in flashlight and can auto-detect components and adjust the maximum output accordingly, which makes it great if you've got multiple devices on the go. Does the whole family have Galaxy S7s? Charge them all at the same time.

No need to worry about overcharging and shorting, since the EasyAcc has a built-in surge protector, which is ideal since you'll have to wait 6 hours for this one to charge fully.

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KMASHI (20,000 mAh)

KMASHI

KMASHI's external battery bank can charge two devices simultaneously, making this ideal for anyone who's carrying around the Galaxy S7 and tablet (because if both die on you, that's one long bus ride home from work or school). It's got one regular USB charging port, and another Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 port.

At 20,000 mAh, this bank has enough juice to charge your Galaxy S7 around 6 times, so you could go for days without seeing a wall socket and be just fine.

This battery pack comes with a flashlight for emergency situations and offers a sleek, somewhat rugged design, which means you can take it more or less anywhere with you. Size-wise, it's about average for an external battery pack of the capacity, at around 6 inches by 4 inches.

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Samsung Fast Charge Battery Pack (5,200 mAh)

Samsung Fast Charge Battery Pack (5,200 mAh)

If you're brand-conscious when it comes to accessories and also want a reliable battery pack, then consider the Samsung Fast Charge Battery Pack. At 5,200 mAh, it'll give you at least one full charge nice and quickly.

Samsung claims that their battery pack will take you from 0 percent to 50 in about half an hour, thanks to its Quick Charge 2.0 support. Best of all, it's sleek enough to fit in a pocket, being around the same size as a Galaxy S7 edge.

You can also match your GS7 or GS7 edge with your battery pack, since it comes in gold and silver.

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Unifun 10,400 mAh Waterproof Power Bank

Unifun 10,400 mAh Waterproof Power Bank

Calling all campers! Unifun's power bank is rugged and waterproof, so you can charge your Galaxy S7 or S7 edge when you're really on the go. It's rated IP66 for water and dust resistance, while also having anti-shock and anti-skid protection.

This pack even has a strap hole, so you can attach to a belt loop or clip, which is great if you're working outside all day or constantly on the go; just run a cord to your pocket and away you go.

It's a little bulky, at 6 inches, by almost 3 inches, but you'd expect something so rugged to be a little on the bulky side.

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What's your favorite?

Which battery packs are you using to charge your Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge? Sound off in the comments below!

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Amazon Prime members can grab Dash Buttons on sale for $1 and still get a $5 credit for a limited time

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Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a way to grab Dash Buttons for just $1!

Amazon's Dash Buttons are an extremely easy way to reorder the supplies that you use the most in your house, and right now Amazon Prime members can grab them for $0.99 with the coupon code DASHBDAY. Normally the buttons cost $4.99 each, and then you receive a $4.99 credit after using it for the first time, but right now you can pick up a discounted one and still get the same credit. That means that you'll effectively make $4 on each button that you buy and use (limit of 3), so be sure to check them all out.

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This $13 portable battery from Aukey can charge most phones nearly three times

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Whether you have a hard time making it through the day on a single charge or you like the security of having some extra power with you at all times, a portable battery is the way to go. Aukey's aluminum 10400mAh is a great option and right now you can pick one up for just $12.99 with coupon code AUKEYPOW, which drops it down to around its lowest price. One of the best features of this battery pack is its size, which is around the same as just a pack of cards.

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2 months ago

Spigen announces new line of cases for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

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Need a case for your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+? Here's a look at Spigen's lineup!

We know so many of you are dying to get your hands on Samsung's latest flagship devices, so it's never too early to start thinking about which case you're going to use to protect your purchase.

Spigen is a trusted brand when it comes to phone accessories and we have a sneak peek at its case lineup for the S8 and S8+. Here's an overview of the types of cases Spigen will be offering!

Protective Cases

Tough Armor

Spigen's Tough Armor case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ consists of two parts for extra protection. The TPU body will help protective your from drops and falls by providing some shock absorption, while the hard polycarbonate shell will protect your phone from scratches and scuffs.

Once again, Spigen's Tough Armor comes with a kickstand built into the back and they have reinforced the kickstand so it doesn't fall out of the case as easily.

These cases aren't in stock until April 7, but you can add them to your Amazon cart today.

Spigen's Tough Armor is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Neo Hybrid

Still providing dual-layer protection, but with a slimmer profile comes Spigen's Neo Hybrid case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. The comprised mostly of a TPU body with just a subtle polycarbonate bumper frame to reinforce the corners.

The TPU body is textured, which feels nice in your hand, and I'm a fan of the new design, as the PC bumper sits nice and flush with the rest of the case.

Spigen's Neo Hybrid is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

TPU Cases

Rugged Armor

A simple but effective TPU shell makes up Spigen's Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ Rugged Armor case.

There are precision-cut cutouts for all the ports along the bottom of the phone so you still have easy access to everything you need and all the buttons around the side are also protected, so you don't have to worry about dust and dirt getting into the hardware.

Spigen's Rugged Armor is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Liquid Air

If you're looking for something that has a more uniformed look, Spigen's Liquid Air case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ may be more your style.

Made up of just a singular TPU shell, the Liquid Air case does have textured pattern on the rear of the case to improve your grip. Plus, all the ports are free and open so you don't lose any functionality of your phone and the buttons along the sides are all covered to protect you from dust.

Spigen's Liquid Air is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Wallet Cases

Slim Armor CS

Spigen's Slim Armor CS case laughs at the notion wallet cases can't also provide quality protection.

Comprised of a TPU cover and a polycarbonate back plate, the Slim Armor CS offers the same great protection you'll find in Spigen's protective lineup. Plus, it has a sliding-door compartment in the back where you can fit a few cards, or bills, or a combination of both, meaning you won't have to always carry your wallet around.

Spigen's Slim Armor CS is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Clear Cases

Ultra Hybrid

Perfect for showing off the natural beauty of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, Spigen's Ultra Hybrid case is made from completely clear hard TPU. All ports are open and the buttons are covered to increase protection against dust and dirt.

Spigen's Ultra Hybrid is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Liquid Crystal

Made from a soft TPU, Spigen's Liquid Crystal case for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ is a little prone to fingerprints. Don't worry, you get an installation guide and cleaning cloth in the box so you won't have nasty oil smudges on the the inside of the case.

Spigen's Liquid Crystal is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Minimalist Cases

Thin Fit

This form-fitted polycarbonate shell will easily snap onto your Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+, and it's perfect for all you minimalists out there.

An added bonus of Spigen's Thin Fit case, is it's compatible with magnetic car mounts, as the case has space for a QNMP plate on the inside.

Spigen's Thin Fit is available for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Samsung Galaxy S8+ today.

Which case do you like?

Let us know in the comments what looks good to you!

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Amazon Prime members can score big savings on nearly all Kindle E-readers right now

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The summer is coming and there is no better way to read a book on the beach or at the pool than on a Kindle. If you are an Amazon Prime member you can score some pretty sweet savings, dropping the price of the e-readers down to as low as just $49.99. The whole line is discounted, from the most basic option to the newest, so you won't want to miss out.

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Keep the party rolling all night with the UE ROLL 2 for just $55

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3 months ago

Best Replacement Watch Bands for Samsung Gear S3

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What are the best third-party watch bands for Samsung Gear S3?

The Samsung Gear S3 is one of our favorite smartwatches, and a great alternative to many of the Android Wear watches out there. The Gear S3 supports standard 22mm watch bands, making it really easy to upgrade with something new.

Here are a few of the best third-party watch bands to consider once you pick up your brand new Samsung Gear S3!

ArtStyle nylon strap

ArtStyle nylon strap

Keep things simple, fun, and functional with the ArtStyle watch band made from a sturdy nylon material and a durable metal buckle! The ArtStyle nylon strap is easily adjustable and is hypoallergenic, making it the perfect band to wear if you have sensitive skin. The material is also breathable and waterproof on top of being extremely comfortable to wear day-to-day.

On top of the ArtStyle's practical design, the watch strap comes in a ton of different, bright colors, including red, blue/yellow, black, black/gray, navy blue, gray, khaki, orange, army green, black/blue, black/green/red, black/gray/blue, black/gray/orange, black/gray/green, black/red.

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Rerii leather band

Rerii leather band

There's nothing more simple and stylish than a classic leather watch band, and Rerii nails it with their affordable 22mm leather band that the Samsung Gear S3! Made from a high quality and sturdy yet lightweight and soft leather, the Rerii watch band comes with an easy-to-buckle stainless steel clasp, making it the perfect day-to-day band. Unlike some other watch straps, the Rerii's design is super simple and void of all logos, so it's perfect for people who want a classic-looking smartwatch accessory.

The Rerii leather band also comes in a number of vibrant, eye-catching colors, like black, brown, coffee, black with white stitching, brown with white stitching, or coffee with white stitching.

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TRUMiRR Milanese stainless steel band

TRUMiRR Milanese stainless steel band

The Milanese look has been a staple with traditional watch designs for decades, so incorporating the TRUMiRR Milanese stainless steel band might be the perfect fit if that's the particular style you're after. This 22mm watch band is designed with a mesh, woven, stainless steel wire, and is adjustable for a variety of wrist sizes, so you never have to be uncomfortable while sporting your Samsung Gear S3.

To attach and detach your watch band, all you need to do is release a small spring bar, minimizing annoying tools. The TRUMiRR may not come in a ton of colors, but it does come in a shiny silver or a clean, classic black design.

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Barton silicone band

Barton silicone band

After garnishing its fair share of positive reviews online and coupled with an easy-release design, vibrant colors, comfortable feel, and much more, the Barton silicone band is a great option to check out while you're customizing your Samsung Gear S3. The Barton silicone watch band is designed with a textured back, making the slipping and sliding of most smooth silicone bands a thing of the past. The silicone design also makes it a great tool for working out, as you can easily remove and wash it if it starts to look dirty or stink.

To change your watch band, simply turn the band over and flip the switch — no tools are required! You can pick your Barton band from a number of vibrant colors, including black, white, turquoise, forest green, brown, gray, burgundy, yellow, navy blue, orange, peach, dark gray, and baby blue.

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Ritche stainless steel watch band

Ritche stainless steel watch band

The Ritche 22mm stainless steel watch band is an affordable, high quality strap that keeps your Samsung Gear S3 looking classic and clean without any clutter or useless accents of other watch bands. Unlike some other straps, the Ritche cannot be adjusted to fit individual wrists with a simple tightening system; rather, users will have to remove the links near the band's clasps in order to make the stainless steel Samsung Gear S3 accessory smaller.

To remove the Ritche, you will have to use a small tool which comes with the band. The Ritche only comes in one color, silver, but if you're looking for a watch with a similar style in a different color, then we suggest taking a peek at the Vetoo.

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Your pick?

Is there a third-party watch band that you think would be perfect for the Samsung Gear S3? Drop a link in the comments with a brief description of why you like it so that others can check it out as well!

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