Serenity CaldwellAssociate Editor, Macworld

Serenity has been writing and talking and tinkering with Apple products since she was old enough to double-click. In her spare time, she sketches, writes, acts, sings, and wears an assortment of hats.

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What you need to know about Apple's SSL bug

Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.

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Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid review: Android graphic tablet tries to do too much

The Hybrid may be the perfect multi-touch pen tablet, despite its bulk. But if you rely on smaller gadgets for the road, you may be disappointed.

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OS X Server for Mavericks is now available, though not free

Apple went on a bit of a "free" kick Tuesday, labeling everything from its operating system down to minor apps with the price tag. But there are still some things the Cupertino company is willing to charge for: OS X Mavericks Server, released Tuesday evening, is one of them.

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Surprising no one, iWork for iCloud to get updates 'in just a few short hours'

First reported by MacRumors, Apple seems to be teasing the arrival of new iWork for iCloud apps on iCloud.com in advance of its Tuesday special media event.

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iCloud.com gets the iOS 7 design treatment

One day before iOS 7's official launch, Apple's iCloud.com service has been revamped to resemble the mobile operating system's new, layered look.

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iBooks Author support for the iPhone should be on Apple's to-do list

Apple spent a bit of time previewing iBooks for OS X Mavericks during WWDC, but said nothing about iBooks for iOS. Could an iBooks preview -- with iBooks Author ebooks support for the iPhone -- be coming next week? Associate editor Serenity Caldwell thinks so, and a new clue seems to support it.

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Wacom drops "Bamboo" name for tablets with new Intuos line

So long, Bamboo: Wacom on Wednesday announced that its consumer and pro tabletop tablet lines would merge under the Intuos name. (The Cintiq name continues to represent the company's top-tier tablet display.)

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Christmas comes early for artists with new Wacom iPad stylus and tablet

Wacom on Tuesday surprised artists around the globe with a foray into the pressure-sensitive iPad stylus market along with its own mobile tablet solution based on the Cintiq line.

Review: Cintiq 13HD is a lovely small-screen addition to your workspace

Wacom's smallest and most-affordable Cintiq has many charms going for it—but it's held back by its lack of Multi-Touch capability.

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How the arts (and Neil Gaiman) are saving BlackBerry from obsolescence

The iPhone shook up the smartphone industry, BlackBerry most of all. But after several years of missteps and failures, the Canadian company is ready to tell a new story -- with the help of several high-profile artists.

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For OS X Mavericks, the best is yet to come

Not impressed by what we've seen so far in Apple's preview of OS X Mavericks? Don't panic. Associate editor Serenity Caldwell thinks the big wave is coming. We just haven't seen it yet.

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Review: N-Trig DuoSense Pen 2 is a simple way to take notes and sketch on your Windows 8 or Android tablet

N-trig's DuoSense Pen 2 ships only with specific tablet and laptop lines for Windows and Android, but for those setups, it's a nice built-in accessory.

Review: Ninja Standing Desk is perfect for the traveling office ninja in your life

Dan McDonley's Ninja Standing Desk is a beautiful use of $159 and a great (if unconventional) way to start standing at work.

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Mac Pro sales to stop March 1 in EU countries

Because of a new regulation that goes into effect in March, Apple's Mac Pro will no longer be compliant with EU electrical standards, so Apple is ending sales of its desktop system in those countries on March 1.

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How to set up iCloud

Just got a new Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod, and want help setting up iCloud across all your devices? Here's the how-to for you.

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