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

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Social media scheduler Buffer goes big with iOS 8 update optimized for iPads

Now you can manage your social networking posts on a bigger screen.

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10 iPad Air 2 reviews in 10 quintessential quotes

The early word is out on the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.

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Apple reportedly building rewards program to boost Apple Pay use

Just in time for the holidays: Apple is rumored to be working with stores and apps to give people incentive to use Apple Pay.

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Vine gets an iOS 8 update as its stars head off to Hollywood

The popular video-sharing app is now optimized for larger iPhone displays and uses share extensions.

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Apple says Yosemite’s Spotlight Suggestions don’t violate your privacy

The company stands by its new feature, which doesn’t share your search results with third parties.

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iOS 8.1 arrives, which means Apple Pay is live

Other new features include iCloud Photo Library and the return of the Camera Roll.

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Apple, Spotify aim to push streaming prices down

What’s the streaming music subscription sweet spot? Apple is reportedly eyeing a $5-a-month option.

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Why Apple Pay is Apple’s most important product in years

Good timing, solid security, and major partnerships will make Apple Pay the most disruptive product of 2014.

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Twitter veers into Facebook territory with curated timelines for everyone

A day of big change for Twitter: The network also debuted in-app song streaming.

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Apple makes iPad Air 2 carrier-agnostic with new bespoke SIM card

Now you’re not locked into one carrier for data service on your new tablet.

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Apple debuts iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3: Thinner, faster, gold, and with Touch ID

The newest additions to the iPad lineup are incremental upgrades from their predecessors.

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Apple Pay launches Oct. 20 in a play to kill credit cards

Apple's new mobile payment system hits the ground running on Monday with a slew of new partners.

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Facebook’s Safety Check is a super simple way to tell the world you’re OK

If you’ve ever worried yourself sick wondering whether your friends and family were affected by a disaster, Facebook's new tool is designed to ease your mind.

Apple spills the beans on iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 a day early

It looks like we’ll see new iPads with Touch ID on Thursday.

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What we’re watching for at Apple’s Oct. 16 event

New iPads are on deck, but a few other products are in desperate need of an update.