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.

FAQ: Everything you need to know about OS X Mavericks

Apple’s newest Mac OS, Mavericks, is here. If you’re itching for information, we’ve collected all we currently know from Apple about the operating system and what you have to look forward to.

iWork apps get iOS and OS X overhauls, available now

During a presentation full of new Mac hardware and software, Apple senior vice president of Internet software and services Eddy Cue unveiled new versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote on both the Mac and iOS. All three apps will be available for free to anyone with a new Mac or iOS device.

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.

Apple to provide live stream of its Oct 22 event

You don't have to be a journalist to sneak a peek at the latest goodies Apple has in store: The company has announced that it will live-stream Tuesday's event beginning at 10 a.m. PT (1 p.m. ET).

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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Unleash your inner Picasso with Pogo Connect's new pressure-sensitive brush nibs

Looking for something to spice up your Pogo Connect? Ten One on Thursday released four new magnetically-interchangeable, pressure-sensitive nibs -- including two brush tips.

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.)

Hands-on: Apple TV adds music videos, Disney, weather, and more

Apple on Tuesday added five new apps to its Apple TV lineup: the Disney Channel, Disney XD, Smithsonian, Weather Channel, and Vevo. Both Disney apps offer live streaming, while the Weather Channel offers features normally seen on an iPad or iPhone app.

Hands-on: Hype 2's ten new features

On Tuesday, Tumult released the second version of its HTML5 WYSIWYG animation program, Hype. Associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands on to explore ten of the app's new features.

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.

Hands-on: Loom makes it increasingly tempting to ditch iPhoto and Photo Stream

There are many services bidding for the chance to store and share our digital memories. The latest, Loom, claims to be as user-friendly as Dropbox. Does it live up to the statement? Associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands-on.

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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Hands-on: Any.do's Cal is a clever, sleek little calendar app

We go hands on with Any.do's second app, Cal, a nifty little calendaring app that aims to give you back more of your free time.

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.