Caitlin McGarry

Staff Writer

Caitlin covers Apple news, health and fitness tech, and social networks from IDG's New York bureau.

Twitter stops counting usernames in replies toward the 140-character limit

Facebook goes full Snapchat with disappearing Stories

Facebook goes full Snapchat with disappearing Stories

Camera filters, selfie masks, and direct messaging are coming to the main Facebook app. Good luck, Snapchat.

Buzz Aldrin’s hologram will take you on a dazzling virtual mission to Mars

Buzz Aldrin’s hologram will take you on a dazzling virtual mission to Mars

The VR film “Cycling Pathways to Mars” is coming to Steam and HTC’s Viveport on March 17.

Google Jacquard’s denim Levi’s jacket proves smart clothing isn’t a dumb idea

Google Jacquard’s denim Levi’s jacket proves smart clothing isn’t a dumb idea

Google’s Project Jacquard collaboration with Levi's, a commuter-style denim jacket, gives wearables new life. We got hands-on at SXSW 2017.

Instagram's new galleries will let you share multiple photos per post

Instagram's new galleries will let you share multiple photos per post

Instagram was already a time-suck. This new feature is going to make it worse.

Instagram is shaking things up with live video and disappearing messages

Instagram is shaking things up with live video and disappearing messages

Instagram just lifted one addictive feature from Facebook and the other from Snapchat.

Spotify finally ready to put streaming video in-app, starting this week

Spotify finally ready to put streaming video in-app, starting this week

Sports from ESPN, comedy from Comedy Central, and original clips are coming to the most popular music streaming app.

Apple Music finally lands on Android

Apple Music finally lands on Android

Apple's streaming service stands to gain millions more subscribers by opening the Android floodgates.

Twitter ditches stars for hearts to become less confusing to newbies

Twitter ditches stars for hearts to become less confusing to newbies

Because that's what's confusing about Twitter: the stars.

Instagram's whimsical new Boomerang app creates GIF-like one second videos

Instagram's whimsical new Boomerang app creates GIF-like one second videos

Tired of the same old filtered images and videos? Instagram has a new app to spice up your main feed.

Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Pocket wants to be the "Save Button for the Internet," and it needs your help.

Apple Music turns iTunes into a streaming service

Apple Music turns iTunes into a streaming service

The new app debuts June 30 with social and radio features to set it apart from Spotify.

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