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.

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Hands-on: Google Photo Sphere Camera for iOS

Google's Photo Spheres have made their way over to iOS, and we've taken the app for a brief spin around the map.

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Hands-on with Capo and Capo touch: Get ready to rock

Do you love learning new songs? Capo can make that process even easier. We took a peek at SuperMegaUltraGroovy's new Mac and iOS versions of the software.


Reading List: Apple news you might have missed

Apple dumped so much information on us at Monday's WWDC keynote, we let a few good stories go by without remark. Here's what you might have missed.


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Continuity is the future of Apple: The right device for the right space

Apple is building a future in which sales numbers for the Mac (or for the Next Big Thing) don’t matter as much as the the users who hook into it and the stories they want to tell.


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20-plus iOS 8 features Apple didn't talk about

Monday's WWDC keynote was packed to the gills, leaving no time to discuss many cool new iOS 8 features. Here's what Apple didn't have time to highlight.

How to shoot and share slo-mo video on your iPhone 5s

If you haven’t yet played around with Apple’s slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, now’s a perfect time to start. Here’s how to shoot slo-mo video, preview it on your own device, and share it with others.

iMovie for iOS 2 review: Updated video app slow-mos its way to greatness

iMovie for iOS gets an overhaul for Apple’s new mobile OS, featuring new options for controlling audio and video.

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 In addition, older Macs may not be able to run the new version of iMovie at all, due to outdated video cards.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.


Hands-on with Capo 3 for Mac: Easily learn your favorite songs

Associate editor Serenity Caldwell tunes in for a hands-on with SuperMegaUltraGroovy's Capo 3, an OS X app for quickly learning songs with automatic chord mapping, speed and pitch modulation, and more.


Pandora app update improves your work day with auto-pause, stutter-free streaming

The Tuesday after a holiday weekend can sometimes drag on; that's why we have music to lighten the mood. If you use Pandora's iOS app for your work-day tunes, check out its new update: It brings improved streaming and auto-pause features.

OS X catches a wave, as Apple previews OS X Mavericks

Apple Senior Vice President Craig Federighi previewed the next version of OS X on stage at Monday's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Mavericks. The cats are

Review: Amazon Instant Video for iOS marred by Wi-Fi-only streaming and no AirPlay

Amazon Instant Video is a great option for those who like streaming older content or watching video they've purchased via Unfortunately, it's restricted by Wi-Fi-only streaming, no AirPlay support, and no way to purchase content in-app.

Apple TV 5.2.1 brings redesigned Hulu Plus app, security fixes

Apple’s Apple TV 5.2.1 software update, released on Tuesday, brings a redesigned interface for the television and movies streaming app as well as patching a number of bugs.

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.