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Lust List: TimePorter by Twelve South

Traveling with Apple Watch is a fairly simple affair: strap on your watch and go.

Traveling with all the extra accessories, however, is a serious pain in the butt. There’s that 6-foot charging cable, for one, which always manages to get tangled up in my bag. Add extra Apple Watch bands and a wall plug, and you’ve got some serious carry, and we haven’t even mentioned dealing with the watch when you aren’t wearing it.

Twelve South has an answer to this conundrum, and it’s called TimePorter.

Classy exterior design

Essentially a sunglasses case kitted out for your precious wrist computer, TimePorter has several delightful features that will let you gather and transport your essential Apple Watch accessories when you travel.

There’s a hole in the top of the case that nestles the round part of the Apple Watch charging cable, letting the charging part face outward. When you’re not using the charging circle, there’s a soft, silicone cap that closes the case up for travel.

You can drape your Apple Watch across this magnetic circle in either direction. If you drape it horizontally and then open the top part of the case, you’ll enable the nightstand function on your Apple Watch, letting the case become integral to your sleep/wake routine while on the road.

Inside organization

Inside the TimePorter is a soft, silicone design in which to wrap around that long USB cable once you’ve installed it in the hole above. The cable is kept in place with various clips, knobs, and cable pass-throughs that let you pull out enough cable to charge your Apple Watch on the case itself, connecting to a wall plug that easily fits in the central well of the TimePorter’s interior.

You can also drop in a couple of extra Apple Watch bands for when you’re feeling the urge to swap out your current band for a night on the town or a quick run before breakfast. Heck, if you have a little portable USB charger battery, drop that right in there and connect the Apple Watch charging cable to it for some juice when away from a wall plug. Camping, anyone?

All in all, the TimePorter is a streamlined-looking, functional Apple Watch accessory case that lets you manage all the stuff you need to keep your Apple Watch functioning on vacation or business trips. It slips into a bag easily, thanks to the sunglasses-case size and shape, and will really add to your Apple Watch accessory management game.

Price: $49.99

Buy from: Twelve South

Twelve South provided Cult of Mac with a review unit for this article. Check out more Lust List reviews. Read Cult of Mac’s reviews policy.

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Exactly as Described

It works as it's supposed to, charges quickly. Use it with my Iphone XS. Completely satisfied so far!

Good

Would be 5star if cable access was on side, so that the cable old be inserted while n case!

Good product, poor delivery and communication.

The product was ordered and paid for in full online. Fulfillment and shipping was delayed for several days. When I emailed a request for information about the delay, I was only told that the product was being shipped by their vendor and they had no info. It took several more days before the product finally arrived.
Not worth the wait and aggravation. Amazon beats you hands down. I will not order from you again.

Great case for new iphone

My wife loves the case. She color (red) helps her find her phone and the softness of the silicon improves her grip on the phone.

Missing order

I have not received my order from January 28th. When will I get this?

Hi Angela, my apologies for the delay. This should have been with you by now so I have emailed you to advise on the next steps. Thank you for your patience. Adel.