Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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Get ready for a new Apple Store experience when Apple Watch previews start

Will Apple Watch Edition buyers get complimentary cocktails with their white-glove treatment? We'll find out.

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Why Meerkat, the breakout app of SXSW, is more than a flash in the pan

If Meerkat can continue to evolve quickly, it might survive Twitter's own live-streaming launch. (Despite its terrible videos.)

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Tim Cook on Steve Jobs and why Apple Watch will be the first smartwatch that matters

Smartwatch makers try to replicate the experience of a phone on your wrist. Apple's CEO says that's the wrong approach.

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Lyft takes over SXSW to prove it's nothing like Uber

Lyft CEO Logan Green on Uber's struggles, Lyft Line, and the future of ride-sharing apps.

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Location is the new hashtag: Yik Yak aims to be the next Twitter

Yik Yak's founders took the stage at SXSW to talk about Twitter, cyberbullying, and world domination.

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St. Bernards and free French fries prove that shameless brand stunts draw crowds at SXSW

McDonald's, Windex, and Dove have nothing to do with tech startups, but that didn't stop them from showing up at South by Southwest Interactive this year in hopes that the tech festival's patina of cool would rub off on them.

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Pebble CEO welcomes Apple to the smartwatch party

Pebble's Eric Migicovsky spoke to us at SXSW on Apple Watch, Pebble's new OS, and how smartstraps will take Pebble Time to the next level.

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Al Gore challenges SXSW to focus online activism on climate change

Gore urged the tech-minded folks who attend South by Southwest Interactive to wage an Internet campaign for climate change, just like they did for net neutrality and SOPA.

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First look: Facetune makers take aim at Photoshop with Enlight

This new iOS app has everything you want from a desktop photo editor on your iPhone.

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Outages plague App Store, iTunes, and other Apple services

If you're trying to buy music, apps, or games this morning, good luck.

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Taking Apple Watch for a run? Don't forget your iPhone

The Watch relies on the phone for many of its fitness features.

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How apps like Instagram and Uber will work on Apple Watch

You'll need iOS 8.2 to get at all the Watch apps when the timepiece ships.

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How developers are making apps for an Apple Watch they haven't seen yet

Early Apple Watch apps will be simple extensions of iPhone apps, but developers are chomping at the bit to add more features.

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FireChat's hashtags help festival-goers find the hottest spots at SXSW

The off-the-grid messaging app takes on Twitter to be South by Southwest's communication platform of choice.

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Get your hands on Photos for OS X with Yosemite 10.10.3 public beta release

Registered beta users don't have to wait to test drive Yosemite's new features.