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.

Inside Snow Leopard's Guest account data loss bug

Learn about a rare but possibly painful data loss bug involving Snow Leopard and Guest accounts.

Create Mail accounts manually in Snow Leopard

Learn how to bypass Snow Leopard's automatic Mail account setup feature.

Automatically mute sound before meetings

Use a couple of very simple AppleScripts and iCal to mute your laptop before (and unmute it after) you head to meetings, lectures, or other scheduled events.

Gain more control over QuickTime X playback speeds

Learn how to use more than just three (2x, 4x, 8x) playback speeds in QuickTime Player X.

Force Dictionary to use one window in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, the Dictionary app opens a new window every time you look up a word in Spotlight or via the Services menu. This hint explains how to force Dictionary to use one window.

VMware announces VMware Fusion 3 details

VMware Fusion 3 will ship on October 27th, at a retail price of $80 ($40 for upgrades). The new version features Snow Leopard compatibility, Aero support in Vista and Windows 7, an easy migration tool for those coming from physical Windows machines, and much more

Make it even easier to add media to iTunes

Learn how to make it even easier to use the new Automatically Add to iTunes feature in iTunes 9.

Six more Snow Leopard tips

Macworld's Rob Griffiths delves into six more Snow Leopard tips that you may or may not be familiar with. Note that this is his second video of six Snow Leopard tips.

Select Expose windows by name in Snow Leopard

Learn how to select any window in Expose's All Windows mode based on the name of that window.

See selection info in iTunes 9

See the size and play time of selections in iTunes 9

Control the behavior of the green button in iTunes 9.0.1

Would you prefer that the green button in iTunes 9 shows the mini player, or that it maximizes the window? With this hint, the choice is yours.

The real genius of the Genius Bar

Rob Griffiths discusses a somtimes-overlooked benefit -- to Apple -- of the Genius Bar.

Associate files to applications using Services in Snow Leopard

If you don't like Snow Leopard's inability to automatically open certain documents in the program that create that document, you're not alone. While there's no permanent solution in sight, this hint provides a relatively easy way to associate a document with an application.

Snow Leopard changes the rules about opening files

In Snow Leopard, you can no longer assume that double-clicking a document will open that document in its source application. Rob Griffiths discusses this change, and the implication for users, as well as a couple of workarounds and a suggested fix.

iTunes 9.0.1 update restores 'maximize' button behavior

Released Tuesday, Tunes 9.0.1 fixes a number of issues -- the most obvious of which is a quick reversal of decision on the functionality of the green "maximize" button which now functions as it did prior to iTunes 9.