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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First look: Shazam for Mac

Music recognition is no longer confined to mobile devices. Shazam is now freely available for Mac users.

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The mall of small apps

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen review the news of the week including Apple acquisitions, Bose versus Beats, more about Beats, and Apple envy.

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How to burn movies to disc in an iDVD-less world

iDVD is dead and gone. So how do you burn your movies to disc? Chris Breen reveals all.

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How to automatically add movies to your Mac media server

Do you rip movies on one Mac and copy them to another? Chris Breen offers a shortcut to get around tedious file- and screen-sharing.

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How to revert to Mavericks from the Yosemite public beta

If you've installed the OS X Yosemite public beta and now wish to revert to Mavericks we show you the steps for doing it.

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Blackberry filling

Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell discuss the news of the week including iOS and iBM, real work on an iPad, too easy in-app purchases, and unlimited lit.

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How to join together audiobook tracks

20 CDs can make up a single audiobook. Countless tracks may be found on each, making them a pain to manage on your portable player--unless you know this technique.

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Transferring Outlook-for-Mac email to Apple's Mail

If you're looking for a way out of Outlook and into Mail, follow Chris Breen's advice for transferring your messages.

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Itching for an iPad

Macworld editor Dan Miller joins Chris Breen to discuss a reinvigorated (and downsized) Microsoft, iLife no more, and I-spy-with-my-little-eye, China!

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Updating a Harmony Remote with updated software

If you have a modernish Harmony Remote there's no need to use outdated software with it. Give MyHarmony a try.

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How to restore deleted Safari bookmarks

In an overenthusiastic fit of summer cleaning you've deleted some desired bookmarks. Here's how to undo your actions.

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How to create a Screen Sharing shortcut

The normal way of screen sharing with a Mac on your network can be tedious. Chris Breen shows you a simpler method.

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How to blur moving objects with Motion 5

Don't make the mistake of exposing too much in your videos. Chris Breen shows how to mask the naughty bits.

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Power on for the TSA!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss a false sense of security, the unsurprising thing about robots, a more-aware home, and why fashion matters.

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Making Harmony remotes aware of Roku devices

Funny thing. Fail to update your software in a decade and it becomes increasingly unaware of new technologies.