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.

Extreme summer travel: The Mongol Rally

Frequent contributor Ben Long joins podcast host Chris Breen to discuss his upcoming participation in the grueling Mongol Rally.

Missing Spaces? TotalSpaces could be the cure

If you long for Snow Leopard's Spaces feature, BinaryAge's TotalSpaces may restore the capabilities you miss in Mission Control.

20 computer terms every Mac user should know

Puzzled by tech terms thrown around by acronym acolytes? Professor Breen sets you straight.

Peter Tamte on NoteSuite and the changing landscape of software development

Theory.io's Peter Tamte joins host Chris Breen to discuss changes in the software landscape over the last couple of decades. He also provides details on his latest iPad/Mac app, NoteSuite.

What to do about a failing hard drive

You happen to fire up Disk Utility and -- whu oh! -- you see that your hard drive has failed a diagnostic test. What do you do? Don't panic, says Chris Breen. But start planning for a replacement drive.

How to make a browser's toolbar text larger

Mary Andrews is frustrated by Safari's small Bookmarks Bar text. Chris Breen offers a solution.

What every Safari user should know

In his previous two lessons, Christopher Breen showed you around Safari's interface and preferences. He now offers some of his favorite Safari tips and tricks.

Summer school with iOS

Host Chris Breen is joined by Scholle Sawyer-McFarland and Joel Mathis to discuss iOS-based educational efforts parents can make to lessen summer brain drain.

Skirting forbidden FaceTime restrictions

What can you do about making FaceTime calls when the country you're calling from prohibits it? Chris Breen lifts the veil.

Switch to Mac: Buying your first Mac

You’ve decided to buy your first Mac. Now what? Chris Breen shows you how to be a smart shopper.

How to block auto-play videos

If you're distracted by sites that shove audio and video at you while you're trying to read, Chris Breen has a solution.

Automator workflow of the month: Powerful PDF tricks

Automator has some great tools for combining PDFs as well as extracting text from them. Chris Breen shows you how.

Exploring Safari's preferences

Professor Breen continues his exploration of Safari with a look at its most helpful preferences.

HBO GO, Boardwalk Empire

HBO Go on Apple TV a no-go for DirecTV customers

HBO Go and WatchESPN have come to Apple TV? Unless you're a DirecTV subscriber. Has the company learned nothing from the digital music wars?

How to extract audio from movie files

You have a movie that includes a great soundtrack that you'd like to burn to CD. How to? Chris Breen explains.