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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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.

Tumblr takes a page from Myspace with on-the-go bedazzling

Now you can customize your Tumblr straight from your smartphone with all the bright colors and obscene fonts your heart desires.

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You&Me is HowAboutWe’s take on messaging for the ‘modern couple’

The popular dating site is rolling out a Snapchat-esque app designed to keep couples close.

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Dining out? Let your phone pick up the check

Forget your cash and credit cards: Apps like Dash, Cover, and OpenTable let you settle your bill right from your phone.

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Facebook, the fitness tracker: The social network buys Moves to see your activity

Is the world’s largest social network jumping on the wearables bandwagon?