John MoltzContributor, Macworld

John Moltz recently gave up the glamour of working in corporate IT to write online at his Very Nice Web Site. He does not respond to questions about whether he used to write what amounts to Apple fan fiction.

If I had to leave the Mac? I'd switch to Elementary OS

A new Linux distribution might make Mac users do a double take. Elementary OS borrows a lot of inspiration from OS X.

One device to rule them all? Microsoft and Apple face off

Microsoft espouses a philosophy of one device for every task, while Apple champions different devices for different scenarios. John Moltz explores the gulf between the two approaches.

iOS 7 proves once again that change is the way Apple does business

Change can be hard for Apple, its developers, and its users, but John Moltz thinks that 'change' is just another word for 'opportunity.'

What Apple does best: reinventing, not inventing

Apple does invent things, but John Moltz argues that what the company really should be known for is reinventing existing product ideas.

The sad state of Apple rumors

Don't like the current crop of Apple gossip? John Moltz says to give it time.

Why Apple should sidestep the 'phablet'

John Moltz investigates the persistent rumor of an unholy phone-tablet hybrid that could spell the demise of Apple's smartphone.

Give Glass a chance: Google has a vision of a wearable future

An Apple watch and Google's Glass could just be two different takes on the same future.

Don't fear the touchscreen MacBook

Rumors are flying about an Apple wristwatch, but how about some chatter for a touch-enabled Mac?

Moving target: Apple's next move is more important than its last

Apple future doesn't hinge on iPhone 5 sales, says John Moltz. What's more important is what the company does next.

Office for iOS may be coming, but does it really matter?

Microsoft Office for iOS? Who needs it? John Moltz looks at the changing importance of office applications in this age of mobile technology

Running Windows 8 on your Mac

Whether it's for work or just out of curiosity, here are four options for flirting with the latest rough beast to shuffle out of Redmond.

Coming Attractions: Windows 8

With a preview release of Windows 8 scheduled for next month, Mac enthusiast John Moltz offers his take on Microscoft's latest operating system update and why it's still a step behind what Apple offers.

Gear Guide: Products we'd like to see

Every year, we scour the world of Macs, iPhones, and iPads, looking for the right accessories and gadgets to include in our holiday-season Gear Guides. But we do occasionally miss things. John Moltz has four products he wishes we'd included.

Keynote: The recap, in advance

John Moltz breaks down Apple’s Macworld Expo keynote—before it even happens.

The end of the world

Apparently some of you think that Apple’s about to go out of business; that its very existence is threatened; that fire, plague, and pestilence lie just around the corner. John Moltz has some words of wisdom for such doomsayers.