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.

OS X 10.9.3: Unhiding the Users folder

Mac OS X 10.9.3 hides the Users folder at the root level of your startup volume. To put things back the way they once were, follow Chris Breen's advice.

Tethered syncing returns with iTunes 11.2 and OS X 10.9.3

If you're missed syncing contacts and calendars to your iOS device via iTunes, you'll be happy to know it's back with the latest versions of OS X and iTunes.

How to extract audio from a Blu-ray disc

In one hand, a Blu-ray disc. In the other, an iOS device. How do you get audio from one to the other? Chris Breen explains.

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Podcast: We got the Beats!

Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk the news of the week including larger iPhones, Apple's possible acquisition of Beats Music, Katie Cotton's departure, and more FCC shenanigans.

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Copying address lists from Excel into Apple's Mail

With Mavericks' Mail you can't copy a list of unaltered email addresses from Excel to a message's To field. Chris Breen offers an easy-does-it solution.

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Why streaming music services matter

Regardless of whether or not Apple acquires Beats Music, its subscription streaming service is important and may be the model for music consumption in the future.

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Podcasting tools: Going pro

Thanks to a tax refund, Chris Breen has abandoned his old podcasting tools and upgraded his gear.

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5 tips for avoiding Internet dopiness

No one's perfect, but there's no reason to advertise your imperfection by doing dopey things on the Internet.

Podcast: The boulevard of broken dreams

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to discuss products sure to not appear at WWDC, bad bad broadband companies, and Apple retail store changes.

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Apple PR's Katie Cotton departs: What it could mean for the press

Apple's VP of worldwide communications is leaving Apple after 18 years. Will her departure mean more open communication in the future?

Importing Windows Outlook messages into Apple's Mail

You have a fat .pst email archive in hand from a Windows PC and would like to move those messages to your Mac. Chris Breen explains how.

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Jongo S3 review: Wireless speaker is flexible but offers unimpressive sound

You can connect to Pure's Jongo S3 via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or wired connection but it offers so-so sound and weak multi-room play options.

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How to share iWork '13 files with iOS devices

Sharing iWork '13 files over cloud services is harder than it needs to be. Chris Breen covers your options.

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Apogee One for iPad and Mac review: Audio interface does it all (almost)

The second iteration of Apogee's versatile portable audio interface adds support for iOS devices and multi-source recording. Chris Breen generally likes what he hears.

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How to gain easy access to your iPhone's most important mail

If you're running iOS 7 there's very little reason to dig down through mailboxes to locate the email most important to you.