10 amazing Apple Watch accessories for under $30


Spend your holiday cash on sweet Apple Watch upgrades.
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Apple Watch is by far the most popular watch on the market today, but making yours look unlike anyone else’s is easier than you might think. With a brand-new band or case, you can make Apple Watch uniquely yours — and for a lot less than you might think.

Here are 10 awesome Apple Watch accessories that you can pick up for under $30 each today.

iOS 13.6 golden master means the future’s almost here


iPhone car key feature is a rumor no more.
A fortunate few can use iOS 13.6 to unlock their car. Only a handful of models are supported at launch.
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Apple seeded what might be the last version of iOS 13 and the iPad equivalent exclusively to developers on Thursday. This “golden master” update brings the debut of CarKey, allowing iPhones to unlock or start vehicles. There are other new features as well, not just bug fixes.

In addition, what are apparently the final betas of watchOS 6.2.8 and tvOS 13.4.8 went to developers too.

Send new downloads to App Library for a tidy Home screen in iOS 14 [Pro tip]


How to send new apps to App Library
Don't organize all your iPhone apps manually.
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Pro-tip-4 iOS 14 makes it easier than ever to keep a tidy Home screen, thanks to the ability to hide Home screen pages and its brilliant new App Library. Here’s how to send new downloads to the App Library automatically so that you don’t have to worry about cleaning up yourself later on.

Samsung might follow Apple by not including a charger with handsets


Does everyone really need a Samsung charger in 2020?
A free Samsung charger with every phone might soon be a thing of the past.
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Samsung is reportedly considering not bundling a wall charger with future phones. This comes after reports that archrival Apple is considering the same move for the iPhone 12.

The goal is allegedly the same for both companies: reducing production costs. Taking the charger out of the box would also make shipping cheaper.

New Apple course shows educators how to teach coding with Swift and Xcode


A new course taught by Apple will help educators learn to teach Swift and Xcode.
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Apple on Thursday unveiled a free course to train educators to teach others how to program in Swift and Xcode, tools used to write apps for iPhone and Mac.

In addition, Apple improved its Develop in Swift and Everyone Can Code curricula. And it’s adding new remote learning resources for parents and teachers educating children at home.

Brilliant deals on Beats, Bose and Sony headphones for those who don’t like AirPods


A whole bunch of options to choose from!
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If your ears just don’t get along with AirPods, check out these awesome deals on headphones from Beats, Bose, and Sony instead. You can save up to $119 on some of the hottest models for a limited time only.

There are both in-ear and on-ear options to choose from — as well as wireless speakers, if you prefer.

Quibi insists that it has a lot more fans than reported


Quibi is taking a different approach with streaming.
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According to mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower, 4.5 million people have downloaded bite-sized video subscription service Quibi since its highly publicized launch. Of these, around 8% are continuing to use the service.

However, Quibi says that this estimated number of paid subscribers is “incorrect by an order of magnitude.”