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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? Apple Pay may be launching in Europe soon, President Obama weighs in, and 19 new Apple Pay-ready banks.

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Apple tops Samsung in quarterly smartphone sales for the first time since 2011

Samsung faces competition at both the premium and low-end, and that cost the Korean giant.

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Tim Cook teases Apple Watch launch apps, and its debut in Germany

Apple will reveal all about the Apple Watch at Monday's event, but Tim just couldn't wait.

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Samsung to launch Samsung Pay mobile payments system in challenge to Google, Apple

The Android smartphone maker will launch Samsung Pay in the US in mid 2015

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The Week in iOS Apps: Vine and YouTube launch apps for kids

This week's roundup includes two new video apps for children, plus a couple of new offerings more suited to adults. And if you're somewhere in between, that's OK! We've got stuff for you too.

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You Should Play: Alto's Adventure finds serenity in side-scrolling snow shredding

Beautiful new endless runner is as chill as the freshly fallen digital powder.

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Why Pebble Time, not Android Wear, is Apple Watch's biggest competition

OK, Pebble's addition of color isn't enough to compete with a solid-gold Apple Watch Edition, but it could sway some customers from the Apple Watch Sport.

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Social discovery app Vurb keeps your favorite apps in one place

Vurb pulls in info from your other apps, so you can stop manically switching back and forth between apps to find what you want.

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Throw away your fax machine and use these apps instead

Whether you need to send a fax, receive a fax, or even have your own fax number, your iPhone and iPad is the only machine you need.

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Podcast: Good morning Glenn

In Glenn Fleishman's first episode hosting the Macworld Podcast, we freak out about malware and geek out about Apple Pay.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Crowdfunded devices take the spotlight

This week's roundup includes two new devices that became real thanks to crowdfunding by Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Plus batteries, stands, and Bluetooth speakers.

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5 apps for signing documents with your iPhone and iPad

Put your John Hancock on that PDF.

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First look: Adonit's Forge app is built for iPad brainstorming

Adonit's first app lets you sketch, iterate, outline, mind-map, and then step back and see the big picture, just like a wall or a whiteboard.

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Apple to roll out more diverse emoji for iOS and OS X

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Freemium Field Test: Marvel Contest of Champions is a surprisingly fun and fantastic-looking comic book fighter

Great presentation, solid combat, and a strong license combine to create a rather enjoyable freebie.