Caitlin McGarryAssociate Editor, TechHive Follow me on Google+

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

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Now you can book a table and pay for your meal with OpenTable’s app

OpenTable wants to be a one-stop shop for your dining needs, stopping just short of cooking the food and pouring the wine.

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Facebook has a new app, but it’s for VIPs only

Mentions is an iPhone app that helps celebrities manage their Facebook accounts.

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Now you can see your Facebook friends’ confessions on Secret

The anonymous app’s Monday update adds a Facebook login and better discovery tools.

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Lyft gives its ride-sharing app a makeover before hitting the streets of New York

Sometimes you just need a new look for before a big event.

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120 Sports is the sports network designed for your phone, no TV required

You don’t need a cable subscription to watch live-streamed sports content.

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Hands on with Facebook’s Slingshot, yet another messaging app: Meh

Snapchat won’t be losing any sleep over Facebook’s latest attempt at ephemeral messaging.

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OKDoThis fights fear of missing out with photo-sharing challenges

Instagram can be inspiring, but it can also be depressing. OKDoThis wants you to get off the couch and inspire you to shoot.

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Facebook focuses on games with iPad app refresh

Playing and finding new games on Facebook is about to get easier.

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Meet Ultravisual, an editing geek’s photo-sharing app that even amateurs will love

Chop up Tumblr, VSCO Cam, and Instagram, remix the pieces, and you get the new photo-sharing, micro-blogging platform Ultravisual.

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Change your passwords, eBay users: The site was hacked

Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.

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Anonymous app Whisper grows more irresistible with categories and location search

Version 4.0 makes it easier to find secrets, but it's also a minefield for anonymous hook-ups.

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How to mute annoying Twitter users, and why you’d want to

Twitter’s new mute function offers a way to ignore your annoying friends while still pretending you like them.

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FireChat hopes to tame trolls with make-your-own chat rooms

The second release of the growing anonymous, off-the-grid messaging app is giving you the power to control the conversation.

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Why App.net is failing: Duh, it needs more apps

The open-source social platform was all about apps, but never spawned a single standout service.

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Evernote and LinkedIn want to save business cards—or just digitize them

LinkedIn is folding its own business card scanning app, CardMunch, and migrating users over to Evernote.