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.

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.

Hands on: Dark Sky 3.0 lets you report your own weather

Clear skies may be boring, but I prefer them in the summertime; none of my summer activities work very well in the rain. It's one reason I love Dark Sky for iOS, and version 3.0 brings several worthy improvements to the precipitation prediction service.

Review: Forecast.io is a fantastic service and a fantastic Web app

Forecast.io is not only a great way to view your real-time and weekly weather forecast; it's one of the best Web app implementations I've ever seen.

Review: Netflix for iOS is a must-have for subscribers

Netflix's streaming video app for the iPhone and iPad are a must-install for most users. Unfortunately, while playback is fairly competent, limited additional options make queue management frustrating.

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.

Review: Steadicam Smoothee makes your iPhone glide

Tiffen's $169 Steadicam Smoothee may not be for everyone, but budding videographers and video journalists will love it.

Review: Dodocase mini iPad mini case is a book lover's dream

The Dodocase mini for the iPad mini is like a good hardcover book: It may weigh a little more than your traditional case, but the feel is perfect in your hand.

Five improvements iBooks Author needs to make

Associate editor Serenity Caldwell likes iBooks Author--but she has a few gripes she'd like to see fixed before she can consider using it more often.

Expo Notes: Olloclip's camera lens system comes to the iPhone 5 (video)

Olloclip brought a photo booth to the Macworld/iWorld show floor to promote its iPhone 5 lens system and upcoming iPhone case.

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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.

Get started with the iPad and iPad mini

Received an iPad or iPad mini for the holidays? Check out our guide to transferring your information, getting it set up, and some basic starting steps.

Get started with your iPhone 5

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Received an iPhone 5 for the holidays? Check out our guide to transferring your information, getting it set up, and some basic starting steps.

Last-minute online gifting for apps, movies, music, and books

Stuck without a gift close to Christmas? Never fear: If your relatives like apps, books, movies, musics, or TV shows, there's a very simple solution to this dilemma -- electronic gift certificates.