Rob GriffithsSenior Contributor, Macworld

Former Macworld Senior Editor Rob Griffiths founded Mac OS X Hints. He's now master of ceremonies at Many Tricks Software.

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Carbon Copy Cloner 4 brings increased usability to trusted utility

Carbon Copy Cloner, a venerable cloning and backup utility, gains new features and an improved interface.

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The pros and cons of adding a 4K display to your Mac

Monitors that stretch the width of your desk are so last year. Rob Griffiths decided he wanted to try something new: a 4K high-density screen.

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Life after death: Resuscitating a drowned iPhone 5

Rob Griffiths's iPhone took a trip to Davy Jones's locker and lived to tell the tale. Witness the miraculous story of a resurrected iPhone.

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Permanent 2 review: updated iPad spreadsheet gets more useful, less quirky

The first version of the Permanent was, for better and worse, unlike any other iPad spreadsheet we'd ever used. The update loses some of the quirks, but gains in utility.

Nine things everyone should know how to do with a spreadsheet

Whether you prefer Excel, Numbers, or Google Docs, here's what you, the savvy spreadsheet user, should know how to do.

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Parallels Access 2 review: Control your Mac (or PC) from your iPad or iPhone

Parallels Access 2 lets you view and control your Mac or Windows computer from any iOS device. It's a nice upgrade over the original version, though its subscription-based pricing makes it less appealing than some competitors.

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MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: how I made the choice

Rob Griffiths wanted to replace his two aging laptops with one new one. But which Mac laptop to choose: the Air or the Pro? Here's how he made his decision.

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Office 365: To subscribe or not to subscribe

Can you get by without paying Microsoft's subscription fee? In some situations, you can.

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Excel for iPad review: The best spreadsheet app for the iPad

Microsoft put some serious thought into the iPad version of its spreadsheet, and it shows.

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With Frozen DVD, Disney shows how digital is done right

UltraViolet, take note: the DVD version of Disney's hit offers multiple digital options and a painless download process.

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How I manage spam on my mobile devices

Taking care of spam wasn't a problem on his home Mac. But Rob Griffiths wanted a way to deal with it from his iPhone or laptop, too. Here's the system he devised.

Numbers 2.0 for iOS review: Screen size does matter with Apple's spreadsheet app

Apple's new spreadsheet app for the iPad and iPhone is great if you rely on the built-in templates or you want to perform basic tasks. However, the screen real estate makes Numbers difficult to use for complex spreadsheets.

Numbers 3.0 review: Interface update promotes desktop-device integration

Numbers 3.0 will prove convenient if you habitually switch between your Mac and your Apple mobile device. But if your spreadsheets are desktop-based, you'll find that the software experience has changed dramatically.

Parallels 9 and Fusion 6 run neck and neck in virtualization contest

Both Fusion 6 and Parallels 9 do an amazing job of turning your Mac into a multi-OS powerhouse.

Review: GolfSense sensor and app help you fix your golf swing

The GolfSense Sensor and app won’t replace a professional radar-based system, but together they give you useful and actionable data about your golf swing.