Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

Follow me on Google+

Caitlin covers Apple news, health and fitness tech, and social networks from IDG's New York bureau.

bb8 disney

Sphero's BB-8 wins the cutest racing competition at SXSW

Two of the Star Wars droids were pitted against each other, and the result was hilarious.

kodak moments kmapp presskit screens moment primarycrop

Kodak Moments come to life in a trippy SXSW sensory journey

I entered Kodak's Memory Observatory with a photo and emerged bewildered from an impromptu therapy session.

kube primary

Get the party started with Kube, a $3000 speaker that keeps your booze cold

Need a powerful outdoor stereo that's also a drink cooler? Kube is an over-the-top solution that's super cool and super expensive.

sxsw16 mho 001 018 altwork

Lie back, relax, and get to work with Altwork, a crazy configurable desk

This workstation set-up will make you feel like a spaceship commander. In a good way.

obama sxsw

Obama on encryption: 'It's fetishizing our phones above every other value'

At South by Southwest Interactive, President Obama warned that taking an "absolutist stance" on privacy vs. encryption isn't the right answer.

apple watch rip

The tragic tale of a shattered Apple Watch

Spoiler alert: This story has a happy ending, but it took months to get there.

iPhone 5c

Apple's Craig Federighi: FBI wants to 'turn back the clock' on security

Law enforcement agencies prefer iOS 7. So do hackers.

apple support

Apple Support arrives on Twitter to solve all your problems

Before you make a Genius Bar appointment, try asking @AppleSupport for help.

hound primary

Meet Hound, a hands-free virtual assistant that's smarter and faster than Siri

This app isn't as convenient as OS-level voice-activated assistants, but it turns up results lightning fast.

iphone 6 iphone 5se

Report: Apple's iPhone event is March 21, day before FBI court hearing

Could Apple be launching new products the day before its showdown with the FBI?

gemini 2 primary

Under Armour SpeedForm Gemini 2 Record Equipped review: Crazy long name, super smart shoes

These $150 Bluetooth sneakers track your workouts without a phone nearby.

tomtom spark primary

Review: TomTom sabotages Spark’s fantastic fitness watch features with bad design

This $250 activity tracker has GPS, on-board music storage, and heart rate monitoring, but it's too clunky and difficult to use for daily wear.

Apple iPhone 5C (2)

Apple's legal strategy: Software is free speech, and Congress should decide

Is code protected by the First Amendment? Apple will argue that it does.

ios mail dictate message to siri 6

Siri for Mac reportedly coming this fall, at long last

Apple might make its virtual assistant one of the flagship features in OS X 10.12.

Apple iPhone 5C (3)

Apple is reportedly fighting 12 more iPhone data extraction orders

The company has more than just the San Bernardino court order to contend with.