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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Podcast: AppCamp4Girls!

Jean MacDonald, formerly of Smile Software, joins Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen to talk about her new, full-time avocation, App Camp For Girls.

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Filter your email like a pro

And that pro would be Chris Breen who's designed a scheme for directing current and future marketing pitches to a specific folder.

Podcast: Cooking with gas!

Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell return to discuss the news of the week including Tim Cook telling climate deniers to shove off, Apple TV hobby no more, and CarPlay and you.

iTunes Radio: Poor reception

Music lover Chris Breen understands that iTunes Radio is designed with the "good enough" listener in mind. Still, he mourns what might have been.

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Using a flash drive with an iPad

It's not impossible to use a flash drive with an iPad, but what you can do with some of them is limited to images and videos. Chris Breen explains.

Sleep tight: Ambient audio for iOS

Have trouble sleeping? Work in an open office and need to shut out the jabbering of your coworkers? These iOS apps may be just what the sleep doctor ordered.

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How to selectively block Internet access

Your kid spends all his time mucking about with his iPod touch when he should be doing his homework. Here's a way to remove one distraction.

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Podcast: Bugs! (squashed and otherwise)

Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk over the Apple news of the week including SSL bug slain, other Apple "oops," Comcast cares, Threes strategy, and apps we like.

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Unclutter review: Utility provides simple solutions to everyday tasks

Unclutter is an inexpensive Mac utility that provides you with a simple clipboard viewer, file storage area, and notepad. It's not terribly feature rich, but it gets easy jobs done.

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iPad or laptop: Which is right for you?

The "Should I get an iPad or laptop" debate rages on. Chris Breen weighs in with the options.

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How to stream iOS audio to multiple AirPlay destinations

Unlike the Mac, iOS devices can natively stream audio to just a single AirPlay destination. However, with some third-party help, you can work around this limitation.

Automator workflow: Collect Calendar events in an Excel spreadsheet

With a new year comes a looming tax date and the need to create records of where and how you spent and made money. Automator can help compile records of your whereabouts.

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Podcast: Of trolls and Tesla

Dan Moren and Chris Breen talk the news of the week including Stupid Apple Rumors (Tesla Edition), terrible trolls, iPad and Office meetings, and bad news for the makers of Flappy Jacks.

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How to play .avi movies in Mavericks

With Mavericks Apple changed QuickTime so that it no longer supports some third-party video plugins. However, as Chris Breen explains, there are still ways to play your old QuickTime-unfriendly movies.

How to revisit old website data

Have a need to visit a previous version of a webpage? Chris Breen shows you two techniques for doing exactly that.