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 legal strategy: Software is free speech, and Congress should decide

Is code protected by the First Amendment? Apple will argue that it does.

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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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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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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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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.