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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Automate your Mac: four smart hacks for managing files

If you're tired of manually managing files and folders yourself, why not teach your Mac to do it for you? Here's how four smart Mac users have automated their file-management chores.

When search fails in Outlook

If Outlook throws up its virtual hands when you search for a name or word, corruption may be to blame. Chris Breen offers advice for overcoming it.

Appreciating the Apple TV

All Apple TV enthusiasts have dream of a better box, but in the meantime it's not a bad way to enjoy your content and share it with those around you.

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Rhapsody unRadio is no Pandora One killer but it's free (for some)

Similar to Pandora One, Rhapsody's unRadio is largely a repackaging of the streaming service's existing Radio feature but with less intelligent auto-generated playlists.

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You won't believe what we talk about on this week's podcast!!!

Chris Breen is joined by two-Dans Frakes and Moren to discuss the news of the week including iPhone 5 batteries, Gruber's numbers, Facebook and clickbait, Surface 2 under water, and TiVo for cable cutters.

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How to free up space on a packed hard drive

Solid state drives bring speed, but lower capacity and this can result in chockfull hard drives. Chris Breen offers some slimming tips.

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How to view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone

Don't care for the mobile version of a site appearing on your iPhone? There are ways around it, says Chris Breen.

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How to use a game controller with your Mac

Have a spare DualShock 4 controller? Why not use it to play games on your Mac? Chris Breen explains how.

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Learn these four oft-overlooked iOS 7 tips

iOS 8 is going to have some great new features, but iOS 7 has several worthwhile elements you may have missed. Chris Breen reveals four of his favorites.

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When Big Brother is your Mom

In this week's podcast we talk Apple and diversity, Facebook as humor filter, calling your mom, iPhone 6 rumors, and an effective Apple ad.

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Upgrading your Mac: Moving hard drives from a Mac Pro to iMac

In your old Mac Pro you have four hard drives that you'd like to use with your new iMac. Chris Breen tells you how to make the move.

Five ways to keep your student's digital life safe

Technology is as much a part of school as it is the business world, and device and data loss can be just as serious. Here's how to protect your student's digital stuff (without getting all up in his or her business).

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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

Zoom's iQ5 is small Lightning connector microphone that offers good sound and flexible features.

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When Dvorak dies because of Word bug

The latest update to Microsoft Word makes it difficult to use a Dvorak keyboard layout. Chris Breen offers a workaround.

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Workarounds for deleted network aliases

There appears to be a bug in Mavericks that causes network aliases placed in the sidebar to vanish. Chris Breen offers a couple of workarounds.