Christopher BreenSenior Editor, Macworld Follow me on Google+

Chris has covered technology and media since the latter days of the Reagan Administration. In addition to his journalistic endeavors, he's a professional musician in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Call the plumber: How to teach Siri about your relationships

We all have nicknames for our nearest and dearest. Why not tell Siri what they are?

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Google Glass: The fuzzy pink bathrobe of technology

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss distracted driving and Google Glass, not-so-bendable iPhones, Apple and privacy, and the smugglers index.

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Too much unwanted email? Use these tricks for identifying and unsubscribing

Chris Breen explains how you can identify and eliminate that bombardment of unsolicited email.

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No path back: Apple stops signing iOS 7.1.2

If you didn't take our advice to revert from iOS 8 to iOS 7 while there was still time you're too late. That path is now blocked.

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How to create multi-destination map routes on your iPhone

Apple and Google's Map apps are incapable of displaying routes with multiple destinations. Thankfully, other apps are more flexible.

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Apple quickly issues iOS 8.0.2 update

A day after pulling the flawed iOS 8.0.1, Apple issues the 8.0.2 update that reinstates the earlier update's fixes and improvements.

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iOS 8 and Yosemite are the next step in unconstrained computing

As much fun as it is to examine a new OS's features and functions, it's also worthwhile to put them in context. Chris Breen considers the Big Picture.

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Makin' copies: How to preserve automatically deleted iOS installers

In the bad old days, Apple allowed iOS installer files to pile up. That's no longer the case but some people still want them. Chris Breen provides a way to automatically create them.

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How to downgrade your iPhone or iPad from iOS 8 to iOS 7

iOS 8 has a lot of great features, but if your device doesn't behave well with it, you may wish to revert to iOS 7 (while you still can).

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Hello new iPhones, so long, Serenity

Serenity and Chris part company, but not before discussing massive iPhone sales, iPhone photography, and why Chris has taken a break from jailbreaking.

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How iOS 8 and Yosemite got me to stop jailbreaking my iPhone

Chris Breen has been a dedicated jailbreaker since the iPhone's earliest days. With iOS 8 he believes he's headed down the path of the straight and narrow.

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Get to know iOS 8: Family Sharing sets your iTunes purchases free

If you have a family laden with iOS devices, you owe it to the clan to explore the many benefits of iOS 8's Family Sharing feature.

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Imagining Apple's future digital media format

U2's Bono hinted in a recent interview that the band and Apple were working on a new media format that would help artists get paid. Chris Breen imagines what that would look like.

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Get to know iOS 8: Spotlight, Siri, and notifications

iOS 8 enhances some existing features in valuable ways. We look at improvements made to notifications, Spotlight, and Siri.