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10 killer tips to get your Apple Watch set up just right

The Apple Watch will be more useful when it delivers the right notifications in a font size you can read, with haptic feedback that doesn't make you jump out of your chair.

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Siri says the darnedest things: 50 questions for Apple’s virtual assistant

Hey, Siri, stop me if you've heard this one...

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Lark puts food-logging on your wrist with new Apple Watch app

Nutrition-tracking comes to one of our favorite health apps, but don't expect calorie counts.

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How to use Siri on the Apple Watch

One of the quickest ways to interact with the Apple Watch is by using Siri, Apple's voice activated assistant.

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How to use Maps to navigate from your Apple Watch

Apple Watch boasts a Maps app that you can use to search for a location and get turn-by turn-navigation. The Watch can even tap your wrist to tell you when to turn.

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Best Buy to accept Apple Pay, wants to give customers options

Best Buy has been a backer of a rival payment system promoted by US merchants

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The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Pay and its ins and outs, plus an up-to-date list of Apple Pay-ready stores and apps. The latest? Best Buy now supports Apple Pay for in-app purchases and this fall will begin accepting Apple Pay in its stores nationwide.

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Apple Watch: How to send and reply to text messages

Got a text message? Need to send one? There's no need to pull out your iPhone when you can handle texts directly on Apple Watch.

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How to make and answer phone calls on Apple Watch

There’s no need to take out your iPhone when it comes to phone calls. Here’s how to use your Apple Watch instead.

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How to change watch faces on Apple Watch

Learn how to make your Apple Watch watch face suit your mood, style and personality.

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Discover finally joins the Apple Pay party this fall

Apple now has support from all major U.S. financial institutions as it takes Apple Pay global.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Laughs and inspiration

This week's roundup includes apps to inspire you, help you reach your goals, and even have a chuckle or two along the way.

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Staff Picks: 8 Apple Watch apps we can't wait to use

Before the Apple Watch even shipped, updates started hitting the App Store, adding Watch interfaces to the apps we already love on the iPhone.

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Hands on: Phorm takes the awkwardness out of thumb-typing on an iPad mini

With every new iOS device, our poor thumbs have to relearn how to type quickly on the software keyboard. Phorm's tactile guides are there when you need them, and fade away like magic when you don't.

Phorm makes your iPad mini's keyboard a little more touchable

Flip a switch on this iPad mini case, and tiny bubbles will appear on the screen to help you type faster on the software keyboard. Flip it back, and the bubbles fade away.

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Apple Watch is a day away, but the Apple Watch User Guide is now online

Now you have something to read while you wait for your Apple Watch to come to your doorstep.