Brendan WilhideContributor, Macworld

Brendan Wilhide is a frequent Macworld contributor.

Review: Attractive Locus Workstation standing desk an excellent choice

The Focal Upright Locus Workstation is a complete standing, height adjustable ergonomic workstation whose functionality is matched only by its sleek design.

Review: AltaMail is a modest improvement over iOS's Mail app

This mail app offers enough features to be an improvement over the built-in Mail app, though some of its peripheral capabilities don't impress.

Review: MoneyWiz for iPad a slick, feature-rich personal finance app

MoneyWIz is a full-featured, visually dazzling finance app with an emphasis on tracking spending through easily customized charts and a schedule of expenditures.

Team Stream for iPhone and iPad

Both the iPad and iPhone versions of the sports news app from Bleacher Report have a few flaws, but they also offer convenience, helping sports fans keep up with their favorite teams on their iOS devices without subscribing to a bunch of RSS or Twitter feeds.

TraxItAll for iPhone

Though it lacks polish, this straightforward productivity app is a decent tool for tracking your progress toward meeting goals.

My Living Desktop uses video for your Mac's desktop

My Living Desktop is unlike any other application on your Mac. It is a hybrid live wallpaper and screen saver, a Zen moment in the midst of the cluttered folders of your computer.

Nag for iPhone

This simple iPhone app uses alarms to keep you on task and bolster your productivity.

Task Eater for iPhone

This iPhone and iPod touch app is a beautiful, simple task manager that offers customizable visual cues in a sleek-looking package.