Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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

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Apple's showdown with the FBI was a long time coming

The San Bernardino case isn't the first time the company has refused to help the government unlock an iPhone.

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Hot Band is a wacky watch strap that makes your analog timepiece smart

The Hot Band brings notifications and audio to the watch you already own.

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Apple rolls out Apple Pay in China

Apple has been steadily ramping up plans to bring its mobile payment service to China, and now it's finally live.

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Tidal's Kanye West exclusive is good for Tidal and for music pirates

Tidal is at the top of the app charts, but West's album is being torrented at a furious pace.

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Report: The iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 will hit store shelves on March 18

Apple might be doing away with the normal online preorder period this time around.

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Uber has to refund those so-called Safe Ride fees

You could get a little money back because Uber's driver background checks aren't really "industry leading."

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Sonos brings Apple Music out of beta today

Have a set of Wi-Fi Sonos speakers? Now you can stream your Apple Music playlists throughout your house.

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The most annoying Apple TV feature is about to be fixed

Voice dictation and Siri support for App Store searches are on the way with tvOS 9.2.

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Switch from Facebook's iOS app to Facebook on Safari to save battery life

For some reason, Facebook's iPhone app is still a huge drain on your battery.

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Apple relaxing its iPhone trade-in rules to accept phones with cracked screens

Cupertino is also planning to roll out screen protector installation machines at Apple Stores to keep your iPhone display pristine.

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Why your Facebook News Feed is filled with Friends Day videos

Facebook has declared its 12th birthday "Friends Day." It's a good excuse to look at old photos.

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Fitbit slims down with fashionable new Alta fitness tracker

The $130 fitness band puts a stylish spin on activity-tracking.

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Apple might show off iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 at March 15 event

A spring Apple event is reportedly in the works, though details aren't yet confirmed.

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Facebook's latest News Feed overhaul puts stories you want to see at the top

The network is now using more than just likes and comments to figure out what to show you first.

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Wireless charging reportedly coming to next year's iPhone

Apple is exploring technology that would wirelessly charge your phone from a distance.