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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How to keep iCloud Keychain from adding old email accounts

Why, oh why, are old email accounts appearing in your recently updated Mac? Chris Breen explains.

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How to make copies of all your old camera's pictures

Perhaps you have images taken with a beloved old digital camera and would like to gather them all together. Chris Breen shows you how.

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What's to be done about iTunes? Tweak? Strip? Split?

Each iteration of iTunes invites the question: How else might this be done? Chris Breen ponders the possibilities.

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How to command your Mac with your voice

Chris Breen shows you how to create a voice memo on your Mac just by saying "Record me."

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How to make the best use of Mail Drop

A reader needs a bit more information about the workings of Mail Drop. For the most part it's entirely seamless, but Chris Breen explains the few gotchas.

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Podcast: Bathing in the Retina iMac's golden glow

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the week's news including impressions of the Retina display iMac, Apple Watch release rumors, who cares about Office 2015, and Tim Cook comes out.

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What to do when iCloud Keychain fails to sync

A reader has updated to Yosemite but his iCloud Keychain passwords are missing from Safari. Chris Breen provides a solution.

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Review: iMac with Retina 5K display is among Appleā€™s brightest lights

The iMac with Retina 5K display is not only a joy to look at, but a solid performer as well.

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How to avoid deleting messages when swiping your iPad too briskly

A reader has a common concern: She swiped an email message too swiftly and it vanished. She'd like it back and Chris Breen lends a hand.

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Unhappy with iTunes 12? Here's how to revert to iTunes 11

Some people are unimpressed by iTunes 12 and wish for a way back. Chris Breen provides it.

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Capture the action on your iOS device with Yosemite

iOS 8 and Yosemite's QuickTime Player work hand in hand to let you capture you device's screen as a movie. Chris Breen shows you how.

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Podcast: The rise of the revolting retailers

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs talk CVS vs Apple Pay, new iPads, iTunes 12, and declining music sales.

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How to transfer data from your old computer to a new Yosemite Mac

A friend of a friend attempted to pull the hard drive from an old Mac and connect it to a new one with poor results. Chris Breen suggests a tried and true method.

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How to use iCloud Drive

With Yosemite and iOS 8 Apple has loosened the shackles on iCloud storage. Here's how to put it to use on your Yosemite-running Mac, iOS 8 device, and the web.

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Bottom line: Should you upgrade to OS X Yosemite?

Chris Breen considers the advances Yosemite brings to the Mac and what it means in Apple's vision of our computing future.