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What apps can you expect to find on the Apple Watch? Will Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have their own watch-optimized apps? What third party apps will use the watch to its full potential? See more about the first Apple product in more than five years and the first new Apple product since the death of Steve Jobs.

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Twitter

The Twitter app on the Apple Watch allows
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The Twitter app on the Apple Watch allows you to see your Twitter feed directly on your wrist, get a gentle tap when new tweets are posted, and retweet or favorite tweets with ease. 140 characters fit perfectly on the Apple Watch screen.

Apple Pay

Apple Pay on the Apple Watch makes paying
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Apple Pay on the Apple Watch makes paying with your digital wallet even easier. With a simple tap of your wrist at participating stores, you can authorize debit and credit card purchases with ease — without revealing your card numbers and information.

Maps

Getting lost will be impossible with Apple's Maps
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Getting lost will be impossible with Apple's Maps app on the Apple Watch. Get turn-by-turn directions on your wrist and use Siri to search for nearby stores, restaurants, gas stations and locations.

Shazam

No longer do you need to take out
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No longer do you need to take out your phone to use the music-identifying app Shazam. When you want to know a song or what the singer is saying, open the Shazam Apple Watch app and listen in. The app will display the name of the song, artist and lyrics.

Instagram

Never miss your friends' latest concert photos or
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Never miss your friends' latest concert photos or picture of their lunch again with Instagram's Apple Watch app. Browse your Instagram feed and leave emoji comments on photos.

Messages

To alleviate constant phone checking for text messages,
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To alleviate constant phone checking for text messages, the Apple Watch comes with the Messages app built-in to allow for responding with preset text, voice dictation to reply, or sending of animated emojis. A gentle tap vibration lets you know when you have a new message.

Honeywell Lyric

With smarthomes and thermostats becoming common across the
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With smarthomes and thermostats becoming common across the country, Honeywell has prepared with an Apple Watch app for its Honeywell Lyric smarthome system. Change your home's temperature and climate right from your watch, and set presets like "I'm Going to Sleep" to cut costs on your electric bill.

Target

Struggling to find that specific item at the
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Struggling to find that specific item at the store too often? Target's Apple Watch app allows you to build a shopping list and have direct instructions on where to find each item as you cruise through the store.

Evernote

The popular note-taking app Evernote gets an Apple
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The popular note-taking app Evernote gets an Apple Watch version that allows for vocal dictation, viewing recent notes and finding recent notes made by other users near you.

Citymapper

Instead of getting confused by subway maps and
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Instead of getting confused by subway maps and bus schedules, Citymapper's Apple Watch app shows the fastest route to wherever you need to get. Step-by-step instructions are provided directly to your watch along with the latest arrival and departure times.

Siri

Yes, Siri has made her (or his) way
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Yes, Siri has made her (or his) way on to the Apple Watch as well. Ask Siri for nearby directions, to open apps and to make calls by speaking directly to your Apple Watch.

American Airlines

Never miss a flight again with the American
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Never miss a flight again with the American Airlines Apple Watch app. Receive notifications of flight announcements, delays, gate changes and more right to your wrist. Check in to your flight directly from the Apple Watch.

TripAdvisor

If you're looking for hidden spots or highly
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If you're looking for hidden spots or highly reviewed places to visit when traveling, the TripAdvisor app on the Apple Watch shows you the best things to do and see in whatever town you're visiting.

Green Kitchen

Instead of fiddling through your mobile device or
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Instead of fiddling through your mobile device or kitchen cookbook, the Green Kitchen Apple Watch App allows you to browse healthy and organic recipes right on your wrist. You can set a timer when following a recipe with the Apple Watch.

eBay

The popular online auction and marketplace app gets
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The popular online auction and marketplace app gets an Apple Watch version. The eBay Apple Watch app can help you stay on top of auctions you're watching closely and send notifications if you're outbid.

Redfin

House hunting on the go? Use the Apple
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House hunting on the go? Use the Apple Watch version of Redfin to see local listings on your wrist, get pricing and other details of a desired listing, and contact a real estate agent to schedule a tour with a quick tap.

ESPN

Get the latest scores in real time, notifications
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Get the latest scores in real time, notifications about your favorite teams, and game details with ESPN's Apple Watch app.

Mint

One of the most popular personal finance apps,
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One of the most popular personal finance apps, Mint's Apple Watch app allows you to track monthly spending goals and progress right on your wrist. Stay on top of your budget with the latest updates sent directly to the watch.

Fandango

Never be late to a movie again with
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Never be late to a movie again with Fandango's Apple Watch app. Once you've bought your tickets, the app displays the theater location, time of the movie and movie theater phone number.

Rules!

What's a new Apple product with games? Rules!
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What's a new Apple product with games? Rules! on the Apple Watch is a daily brain workout game for when you're on the go. Animated characters lead you through 10 different stages towards a daily goal.

Mayo Clinic Synthesis

For professional doctors looking to manage time and
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For professional doctors looking to manage time and appointments on the fly, Mayor Clinic's Apple Watch app displays a schedule of appointments, lets you know if patients are in the lobby, and displays basic patient information like age, sex, height and weight.

Music

Control your collection of music on your iPhone
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Control your collection of music on your iPhone with the Music app for the Apple Watch. You can sync a playlist from your iPhone to the Apple Watch and leave your phone at home using Bluetooth headphones.

OpenTable

Like it's iPhone and smartphone counterpart, OpenTable's Apple
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Like it's iPhone and smartphone counterpart, OpenTable's Apple Watch app allows you to see details about your upcoming reservation, a map to the restaurant of your choice and more.

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