10 amazing Apple Watch accessories for under $30

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Spend your holiday cash on sweet Apple Watch upgrades.
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With the holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start shopping for awesome gifts for your loved ones. They don’t have to be expensive! We’ve rounded up a bunch of brilliant Apple Watch accessories that you can pick up right now for $30 or less.

You’ll find beautiful bands, brilliant bumpers, and the coolest charging docks — all reviewed or approved by a member of the Cult of Mac team.

Upgrade your workspace with this 4-in-1 fast charging station, now 59% off

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Magnetic Power Tiles 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Station
You can organize your space and boost your productivity with this sleek 4-in-1 wireless charging station, on sale now for $39.99.
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There are no two things more chaotic in life than 1) a desk full of tangled wires and 2) a low iPhone battery. In fact, in a time-management study, 91% of people said they would be more efficient if their workspace was better organized.

Thankfully, you can organize your space and boost your productivity with this sleek Magnetic Power Tiles 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Station, on sale now for $39.99.

Bucardo Sport Apple Watch band plays as hard as you do [Review]

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Bucardo Sport Apple Watch band review
The Bucardo Sport is a Apple Watch band ready to hit the court when you are.
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Apple Watch is meant to be worn while exercising, and the Bucardo Sport is a Watch band created with athletes in mind. But it also looks great for everyday use.

The band comes in a range of colors, and it’s made of performance fabric. Find out what it’s like to wear, and get yours today at 30% off the usual price.

$129 MagSafe Duo charger is slower than $49 MagSafe puck

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MagSafe Duo
It maxes out at 14W, but iPhone 12 can charge at 15W.
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Apple’s fancy new MagSafe Duo charger delivers less power than the more affordable MagSafe puck, despite its $129 price tag.

Its charging power can be increased — if you cough up more for a beefier charging adapter — but even then, the MagSafe Duo is unable to match the solo MagSafe in charging speeds.

Mophie’s massive mat charges 4 devices at once [Review]

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The Mophie 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat has room for 3 iPhones.
Mophie 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat has room for multiple iPhones, AirPods and more.
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The Mophie 4-in-1 Wireless Charging Mat is for households with lots of devices that need power. It can handle multiple iPhones and AirPods cases simultaneously, and it designed to make correctly aligning them easy. And there’s even an option for Apple Watch.

I put this multi-device charger to the test. Here’s how it stood up to regular use.

Satechi power bank boasts wireless iPhone and Apple Watch chargers

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The Satechi Quatro Wireless Power Bank includes four charging methods.
The Quatro Wireless Power Bank can recharge an Apple Watch on the go.
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Satechi’s Quatro Wireless Power Bank stands out from the pack by including a built-in Apple Watch charger. It can also wirelessly power an iPhone. In addition, the 10,000 mAh external battery has USB-C and USB-A ports. That gives it a total of four ways to charge — hence the “quatro” name.

Satechi makes the best Apple Watch travel charger we’ve seen [Review]

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Satechi USB-C Magnetic Charging Dock for Apple Watch review
Satechi Charging Dock for Apple Watch is about the same size as Apple’s wearable.
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The Satechi USB-C Magnetic Charging Dock for the Apple Watch is more portable than Apple’s own. And because it uses USB-C, it’s easier to use with a MacBook or iPad Pro — just plug it straight in.

I put the Satechi USB-C Magnetic Charging Dock for Apple Watch through a battery of tests. Here’s how it stood up.