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.

Expo Notes: Chef Sleeve lets you cook with your iPad, worry-free (video)

Want to cook with your iPad? You needn't get it mucked up with flour or balance it against your microwave with Chef Sleeve's tech cooking accessories.

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.

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.

Review: Apple's Remote app gets a new iPad interface, support for Up Next

The third version of Apple's iTunes and Apple TV controller may be the nicest yet, thanks to interface improvements and support for new iTunes 11 features.

Venture beyond the Mac App Store

The Mac App Store is great for the majority of simple applications you might want to purchase. But there are plenty of other apps for you to explore and try. Here are some of the ways to find an app, get it onto your computer, and update it.

Hands-on with Paper 1.2.1: Colors and pressure support give drawings new life

Associate editor Serenity Caldwell takes drawing app Paper's newest update, with its color-mixer add-on and support for Ten One's Pogo Connect pressure-sensitive stylus, for a spin.

Hands-on with iBooks Author 2.0

New version offers simplified tools, new templates, portrait-only options, and more publishing goodness.

Forstall, Browett to leave Apple; Mansfield takes on new Technologies group

Apple announced a slew of management changes Monday that included the departure of senior vice president of iOS software Scott Forstall and senior vice president of retail John Browett.

Apple sneaks out significant update to Final Cut Pro X

Apple on Tuesday snuck out a significant release to Final Cut Pro X on the Mac App Store, along with minor updates to Compressor and Motion.

Apple reveals updated iBooks Author with portrait-orientation templates

Apple's ebook creation tool got an update from Apple Tuesday, with custom font embedding, new widgets, and portrait-only iBooks templates.

iBooks 3.0 debuts at Apple's "Something more to show" event

Apple on Tuesday announced the newest version of its ebook reading software for iOS devices.

Review: Dodocase's iPhone 5 Wallet is simple, sleek, and classy

Dodocase's new iPhone 5 Wallet provides your iPhone with a snug sleeve and pockets for cards, passes, and cash.