Caitlin McGarryStaff Writer, Macworld

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

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The early word on Apple Watch: It's not a must-have, but you'll want one

Advance reviews of the Apple Watch are here, and they offer insights into how the Watch performs in real life.

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HBO Now's contract-free, stand-alone streaming comes to iOS and Apple TV today

You can sign up for HBO Now at this very moment.

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Apple wants you to buy an Apple Watch online after you try it on in-store

Apple Stores are getting makeovers to prep for Apple Watch appointments, but buying a watch online will be your best bet.

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Sorry, Tidal: Why I'm waiting for Apple to revolutionize streaming

Tidal's selling points aren't cutting it compared to Spotify. Apple could do more with Beats Music.

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First look: Todoist for iOS gets smarter and better-looking with new, free features

Version 10 of the popular to-do list app packs a slew of free features into a clean new package.

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Apple preps basic and fancy shopping experiences for Watch buyers

Watch Sport and Watch Edition buyers will have wildly different buying experiences.

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Oculus's chief scientist: VR will succeed because your vision sucks

The fact that our eyes can't even tell what color that dress is? That's great for Oculus.

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How Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp coexist under Facebook

Could the three apps one day control how you communicate?

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How Facebook Messenger will help you discover new apps

Messenger not only helps you find integrated apps, but also give you a reason to actually use the apps Facebook told you to install.

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Facebook turns Messenger into a shopping platform and app store

The social network is changing the way you install apps, shop, and watch videos with new tools for developers.

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Hands on with Layout, Instagram's answer to photo collage apps

Instagram's new iOS app lets you create a visually stunning—and not at all cheesy—photo collage.

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Apple gives stamp of approval to new Steve Jobs biography

CEO Tim Cook says Walter Isaacson's official bio didn't do justice to Jobs's legacy.

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Get ready for a new Apple Store experience when Apple Watch previews start

Will Apple Watch Edition buyers get complimentary cocktails with their white-glove treatment? We'll find out.

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Why Meerkat, the breakout app of SXSW, is more than a flash in the pan

If Meerkat can continue to evolve quickly, it might survive Twitter's own live-streaming launch. (Despite its terrible videos.)

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Tim Cook on Steve Jobs and why Apple Watch will be the first smartwatch that matters

Smartwatch makers try to replicate the experience of a phone on your wrist. Apple's CEO says that's the wrong approach.