NightWatch Apple Watch Dock REVIEW Magnify Your Watch Screen to make a Bedroom Clock | MacSources

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4 min readJul 26, 2021

The dock that makes a clock from your Apple Watch.

I’ve been a fan of the Apple Watch since it was first released six years ago. I’ve had just about every variation that has been released and I wear it daily. Like a lot of users, I charge my watch at night. I have a charging dock by my bedside that takes care of the power for my iPhone and my Apple Watch. And, even though the dock allows for Nightstand mode, it can be a little hard to see the watch face, which is exactly what the NightWatch dock is designed to help with. It turns the Apple Watch into a bedside clock.

DETAILS

The NightWatch stand magnifies the watch face while it’s in Nightstand mode. The dock is made of solid lucite and formed as a single piece. It’s hand-polished so that it has a mirror finish and its heavy design along with its non-slip base keep it from sliding around. The stand is compatable with all models of the Apple Watch and it can be used to wake the watch with a simple touch on the orb of the stand. The stand also enhances the sound of the Apple Watch so you never miss a notification or alarm. The stand does not work though if you have a case on the body of the watch. The charging feature of the dock is enabled by the Apple charging cable for the watch. There is a slot for the charging puck and a left and right cable channel for the charging cable to run through. The dock measures 4.88 x 4.88 x 4.88 inches and it weighs 1.25 pounds.

USER EXPERIENCE

The NightWatch is a very unique option for Apple Watch charging. It comes in an impressive box that is reminescent of the original Apple Watch retail box. The top of the box is black while the bottom half is white. There are images of the dock on the outside of the box and the top of the box features the tagline “the dock that turns your Apple Watch into a clock.” There are no instructions included, but operation is really self-explanatory. You simply take an Apple Watch cable and slide it into the cutout for it. The watch…

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