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.

Apple to offer iPhone 5 at $100 discount in stores

As first reported by iLounge, Apple is reportedly offering the iPhone 5 at a $100 discount at its Apple Stores. This deal is likely only to last until stock runs out or next week's iPhone 5c/5s launch, whichever comes first.

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iOS developers dish about new iPhone 5s hardware features

Hardware improvements like the new A7 64-bit processor and M7 co-processor may not mean much to the average user, but iOS developers are very excited about them. Here's why you should be, too.

iOS 7 to launch September 18

Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi announced at Tuesday's special event that iOS 7 will be released on September 18.

What we already know about iOS 7

With new iPhones rumored to make an appearance, Tuesday’s Apple event is likely to see a rehash of all the features coming to iOS devices new and old in iOS 7. In case you need a recap before the event, here’s a primer on exactly what we know about iOS 7 so far.

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.

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.

After a mediocre opening, the Jobs movie will likely soon fade to black

Though the movie's $6.7 million opening weekend recouped more than half its $12 million budget, distributor Open Road films was hoping for something better.

Mac Gems: Glui is the screenshot app you didn't know you needed

Glui has no bells or whistles, but it excels as a screenshot app.

What to do (and not to do) when traveling overseas with Apple gear

Want to bring your Apple stuff with when you visit another country? Macworld associate editor Serenity Caldwell shows you how to minimize the ensuing aggravation.

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.