Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Caitlin covers Apple news, social networks, and the sharing economy from IDG's New York bureau.

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Keep the wine flowing at Thanksgiving dinner with boozy apps like NextGlass

These apps will make your holiday less stressful with wine and beer recommendations (plus delivery!).

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Lyft aims to convert regular folks into casual carpoolers with Driver Destination

Giving a ride to a stranger on your way to work can help you make money with Lyft’s latest feature.

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Apple’s Black Friday deal: Donations to (RED) AIDS nonprofit with purchase

Apple never offers steep discounts to spur holiday shopping, but this year the company is offering a side of philanthropy with your Black Friday purchases.

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Why Uber’s long PR nightmare will end in a user privacy win

Competing car-hailing companies are falling all over themselves to win your trust.

Twitter’s tweet-sharing is first small step in larger messaging revamp

The network promised a lot of great changes are coming to direct messages in the next year. The first is here.

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NightOwl goes back to bar basics to scoop up fed-up Foursquare users

Does local search still need to be solved? This iOS app aims to make finding a watering hole even easier.

Flywheel stakes its claim as the ‘anti-Uber’ as it plans to expand

The cab-hailing app is well-known in San Francisco, but now it’s gearing up for a wider rollout as Uber battles poor public perception.

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Hands-on with Facebook Groups, a spin-off app you’ll actually want to use

Facebook’s roster of experimental apps has been hit-or-miss, but Groups is a must-use for fans of old-school Facebook.

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Mac users say Yosemite 10.10.1 update did nothing to fix Wi-Fi

Apple’s support forums are still filled with complaints about dropped or sluggish wireless connectivity in Yosemite.

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Snapchat wants you to send cash through its app, but Snapcash is no Venmo

A new partnership with Square lets Snapchat users send each other money.

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Apple releases iOS and Yosemite updates to fix bugs, boost performance

iOS 8.1.1 will help owners of older iOS devices while 10.10.1 fixes Wi-Fi connectivity issues on Macs.

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Now you can DJ your Uber ride with in-car Spotify streaming

No word on whether drivers can dock your star rating based on terrible music taste.

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Distiller proves booze apps are no flash in the bottle

From online discussions to on-demand delivery, apps for alcohol are combining booze and tech in surprisingly useful ways.

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Apple Watch health apps may already be under FTC microscope

The Apple Watch launch is months away, but regulators are already concerned about how the wearable will protect your privacy.

Lyft for Work challenges Uber for Business in the battle for corporate dollars

Now both transportation apps are appealing to enterprise with easier ride expensing.