4 lessons Apple Car should learn from Tesla

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If Apple really is making a car, it should take some cues from Tesla.
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With all the recent rumors that Apple will build an electric car within the next few years, obviously Cupertino is going to be compared to the big electric car company of the moment, Tesla Motors.

Tesla sold more than 50,000 model S sedans in 2015, so I’m taking a look at four Apple Car lessons that Tim Cook and Jony Ive should learn from Tesla.

Check out the video below.

iOS 10 hands on: Everything that’s new in Apple Music and Apple News

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Apple News and Apple Music get much-needed redesigns in iOS 10.
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iOS 10 brings much-needed design overhauls for the Apple Music and Apple News apps.

The big iOS update, which is currently in beta but should hit iPhones and iPads this fall, brings huge changes to the Apple Music UI as well as minor improvements to navigation in the music app. To see all the changes in action, watch the Cult of Mac video below.

How to downgrade iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2

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Sick of bugs? Downgrade iOS 10 to 9.3.2 with this handy video.
Sick of bugs? Downgrade iOS 10 to 9.3.2 with this handy video.
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As soon as it was released, I rushed to install the new iOS 10 beta on my iPhone. The only problem is, new betas can be buggy. Really buggy.

If you made the same mistake and want to return to the stable and reliable iOS 9.3.2, there is a solution. In this week’s Quick Tips, I’m going to show you how to downgrade from iOS 10 to iOS 9.3.2. Check out the 60-second video below!

The battery pack for iPhone that’s also a great case [Reviews]

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The Moshi iGlaze Ion battery case provides the best of both worlds.
The Moshi iGlaze Ion battery case provides the best of both worlds.
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In my line of work, conducting interviews and attending press conferences, a fully charged iPhone is a necessity. I don’t want the constant worry of watching my phone’s battery slowly die down as I search for the nearest power outlet.

To alleviate the fear of an undercharged iPhone, battery packs and cases are must-haves. And, while I appreciate the convenience of an external battery pack, they are often too bulky. A battery case is another option as it will house my phone and battery pack in one handy spot — again resulting in added bulk, especially when my phone is fully charged and I don’t need the battery attached 24/7.

Why hasn’t anyone thought of combining the two? Accessory-maker Moshi has heeded the call with its iGlaze Ion battery case for the iPhone 6 and 6s.

Check out the video below for my full review.

watchOS 3 hands on: Apple Watch becomes more useful

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watchOS 3 has a ton of new features, check them out in our latest video!
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WWDC 2016 brought a lot of exciting new software updates, and we’re working our way through hands-on demos with all of them. We’ve already covered iOS 10, macOS Sierra and tvOS 10 betas — and now it’s time for watchOS 3.

Apple’s latest operating system for the Apple Watch brings a lot of changes and improvements that fix the user experience. Watch the video below to see the new OS in action.