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.

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.


The best way to run Windows on your Mac

When it comes to running Windows on a Mac, there are two main players: Parallels Desktop 7 and VMware Fusion 4. Which is right for you? Rob Griffiths runs through the comparison.

Parallels Desktop 7 makes Windows-on-Mac fast, stable

Parallels 7 is a fast, stable, and highly customizable way to virtually run Windows on a Mac.

VMware Fusion 4 makes Windows-on-Mac easy

Updated virtualization app makes it easier than ever to install and run Windows on your Mac.

Numbers for iPad and iPhone

Depending on the complexity of your spreadsheet needs, Numbers' newfound compatibility with the iPhone and iPod touch may fit the bill, though it's a bit of a tight fit on those devices' smaller screens. Still, the other features in Numbers make the app worth considering if you want to work with spreadsheets on the go.

How to customize a Magic Trackpad

Intrigued by the Magic Trackpad, but unwilling to give up your multi-button mouse? Rob Griffiths shows how to customize the trackpad to create your own virtual buttons.

Three must-see Excel 2011 tricks

Gearing up for a new year creating superb spreadsheets? Rob Griffiths homes in one the three tricks you must know to get the most out of Microsoft 2011.

Mac OS X Hints Superguide, Snow Leopard Edition

Macworld contributor Rob Griffiths and the Macworld editors have pulled together the most useful hints for Mac OS X 10.6, Snow Leopard. Whether you’re a power user looking to take control of your system or a relative newcomer searching for ways to be more productive, this handpicked collection will help you get the most from your Mac.