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.

Paper developer FiftyThree enters the stylus fray with Pencil

As we head into the holidays, a new challenger has entered the Bluetooth stylus ring: app-maker FiftyThree's new device, Pencil. Despite its outward similarities, Pencil aims to do things a bit differently than its competitors.

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Coffitivity review: Simple utility brings the feel of a coffee shop to your home office

Hate working in silence? Coffitivity brings the ambiance of your favorite coffee shop to your office to help you be more productive.

iMovie 10 review: A lot to like, a few quibbles

The new version of iMovie is a great tool for families, kids, and budding filmmakers, though it's still missing a few features we'd like to see. Intermediate-to-advanced filmmakers looking to max out iMovie might be better off upgrading to Final Cut Pro X, however.

Jot Script review: Adonit's first pen-nib stylus is an impressive entry

Adonit's new stylus not only defies form-factor expectations, but it also provides one of the best note-taking experiences on the iPad.

iMovie for iOS projects no longer work on the Mac (for now)

By and large, I quite like iMovie's new look and feel -- but in Apple's revamp of the application, it's lost one of its more-favored features: importing projects between iOS and the Mac. In addition, older Macs may not be able to run the new version of iMovie at all, due to outdated video cards.

Hands-on: iMovie for Mac and iOS

Apple's consumer filmmaking software, iMovie, has gotten its fair share of both praise and scorn over the years; while the company's newest version isn't perfect, there's plenty to like about it.

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.

What you need to know about Apple's free apps policy

Apple made waves during Tuesday's media event when the company announced that its iLife and iWork suite would be free for customers who buy a new Mac or iOS device. But the apps are also free for users who already have the apps installed, and one app is free, period. Here's our guide to demystifying Apple's new pricing structure on its iLife and iWork apps.

iOS 7.0.3 is released with fixes for iMessage, accelerometer bugs

If other recent Apple announcements weren't enough to get your head in a spin, Apple has pushed iOS 7.0.3 to iOS devices everywhere. The update adds support for iCloud Keychain and should provide two big fixes: both to the accelerometer calibration issue some users were seeing and recent iMessage bugs.

OS X Mavericks is now available on the Mac App Store

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You can download the 5.29 GB installer from the Mac App Store, linked above. You'll need to be running OS X Snow Leopard or later and own a 2007 iMac or MacBook Pro or later; a 2008 MacBook Air, MacBook, or Mac Pro or later; or a 2009 Mac mini or later.

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.

OS X Mavericks launches, and it's free

Apple announces that OS X Mavericks, with a bunch of new key under-the-hood features, starts shipping Tuesday, October 22. And it's free.

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).