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.

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.

Review: For charting data, Chartsmith is capable but outdated

Chartsmith is good at what it does—make charts. But it has a dated interface, and lacks support for many esoteric chart types.

Review: iPad spreadsheet Permanent doesn't really add up

Most people probably don't get too excited about a new spreadsheet app for iOS, but Rob Griffiths is not most people.

Siri vs. Google Search

Which voice-driven, iOS-based search tool is better? Rob Griffiths puts them to the test.

Why every Mac owner should use Fast User Switching

If you're ignoring OS X's ability to quickly switch among multiple user accounts, Rob Griffiths says you're missing out.

Why some apps belong in the menu bar, not the Dock

Some apps have started to put their icons up in the menu bar instead of in the Dock. Rob Griffiths thinks this is a great boon for usability.

What's wrong with the Mountain Lion interface

Rob Griffiths finally switched his main iMac to Mountain Lion. He likes Apple's latest OS, but he has a couple complaints, too.

Mac Gems: Miro Video Converter makes it easy to convert video

But if you’re looking for a simple tool for converting video between formats, Miro Video Converter is amazingly easy to use, and you can't beat the price.

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

Both of them enable you to run Windows on your Mac. But which virtualization app is better? The differences are getting narrower and narrower.

Mac classics: Confessions of an Excel geek

How many apps have you been using for 26 years? That's how long Rob Griffiths has been using Microsoft Excel. Here's why.

How to manage your Mac's keyboard shortcuts

Many of us rely on keyboard shortcuts to work with our Macs more efficiently. But such reliance presents a problem: How to remember and manage all those shortcuts? Rob Griffiths has a few tips.

How to get the best price selling your used iPad

A bunch of online vendors will give you cash (or gift cards) for your old first- or second-generation iPad. Which one should you choose? Rob Griffiths has some advice.

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