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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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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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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Apple recalls international AC wall plug adapters due to risk of electric shock

U.S. adapters aren't affected, but Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit is.

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Report: Google is the default iPhone search engine because it paid Apple $1 billion

Oracle's lawsuit against Google is revealing tons of financial details, like Google's revenue-sharing agreement with Apple.

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Andrew Jarecki, director of HBO's The Jinx, brings his storytelling skills to iOS with KnowMe

Jarecki's new video-editing app creates cinematic narratives out of photos and iPhone footage.

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How to use Peach, a surprisingly addictive and confusing new social network

This iOS app isn't another Facebook clone, which makes it worth a look.

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Smart appliances at CES: Fancy fridges and robot butlers

From refrigerators that order groceries to robots that clean house, CES 2016 was full of high-tech appliances that will make our lives a whole lot easier.

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Forget Google Glass: Carl Zeiss's smart lens prototype proves smart glasses can be subtle

This could be the breakthrough that pushes smart glasses into the mainstream.

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Haier's Magic Mirror is a smart display that reflects more than just your face

Check the weather, your Facebook News Feed, and your weight while you stare at yourself.

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The latest, greatest, and most ridiculous health and fitness tech of CES

From a high-profile Apple Watch rival to a fat-detecting breathalyzer, we saw some pretty incredible devices at CES this year.

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Keurig meets Blue Apron in Cooki, the robot chef you won't believe is real

Maybe no one needs a robot chef, but the food Cooki makes isn't half bad.

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Veta is a smart EpiPen case that could save your life

If you're prone to allergic reactions, Veta is a device you'll want to keep close.