Caitlin McGarry

Staff Writer

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

New Apple Watch buyers face limited band selection

Apple's bold new red iPhone 7 turns upgrading into a philanthropic decision

Apple's bold new red iPhone 7 turns upgrading into a philanthropic decision

Apple introduced a flashy new red iPhone 7 and a storage boost for the iPhone SE.

Buzz Aldrin in hologram form, a zero-gravity VR chair, and other SXSW 2017 moments you may have missed

Buzz Aldrin in hologram form, a zero-gravity VR chair, and other SXSW 2017 moments you may have missed

Tech's annual "ideas" show has come to an end. From captivating art installations to impressive headset-less VR, here are some of the best things that SXSW 2017 had to offer.

Lessons from SXSW: Life without Uber is mostly fine

Lessons from SXSW: Life without Uber is mostly fine

Surviving SXSW without Uber and Lyft had its hiccups, but it wasn't as bad as it could have been.

Sony's virtual reality suit is why people go to SXSW

Sony's virtual reality suit is why people go to SXSW

South by Southwest isn't CES, and that's a good thing. It's all about bringing bizarre prototypes and big ideas to life, like Sony did with its Wow Factory.

Siri, Alexa, and robots could change how we talk

Siri, Alexa, and robots could change how we talk

Sentient AI and super-smart robots are a long way off, but forgetting how to talk to other humans? That could happen soon.

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.

Joe Biden’s passionate plea at SXSW: ‘We need your help’

Joe Biden’s passionate plea at SXSW: ‘We need your help’

The 47th vice president is recruiting the tech industry to work on what he believes is the most pressing issue of our time: curing cancer.

Gawker founder Nick Denton believes the 'good internet will rise up again'

Gawker founder Nick Denton believes the 'good internet will rise up again'

The future of the web looks a lot like Reddit, Denton said.

Reddit’s grand vision: ‘Come for the cats, stay for the empathy’

Reddit’s grand vision: ‘Come for the cats, stay for the empathy’

Alexis Ohanian took the South by Southwest stage to talk about the future of Reddit, including some upcoming features.

WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with Apple, other tech companies

WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with Apple, other tech companies

Apple will know exactly what exploits the CIA used to hack its iPhones. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will share the code with tech companies so they can patch flaws in their devices.

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