Apple expanding use of magnets in wearable bands, case covers

Apple’s interest in magnets is not confined to MagSafe. Instead, we’re likely to see more magnetic clasps in the Apple Watch, or in cases for any Apple devices.

iPhone 12 Pro Max with Saddle Brown leather case and the black MagSafe walletGet used to seeing magnetic accessories

MagSafe is surely now the most well-known of Apple’s use of magnets, but it isn’t the only one — and it appears it’s going to be joined by many more. Just as the Apple Watch Milanese loop depends on a magnet to fasten, so Apple has investigated magnetic clasps for cases, and other bands.

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