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.

How to import and view images in iPhoto

In this week's Mac 101 lesson, Chris Breen describes how to import images into iPhoto and then view them in often-impressive ways.

Dealing with iCloud spam

Fine as Apple's email service may be, it is just as susceptible to spam as are other email providers. Chris Breen tells you how to report it.

Discussing the iPad for photographers

Jeff Carlson joins podcast host Chris Breen to talk about making the most of the iPad as a photographer's tool (both for shooting and editing images).

Saving documents to your Mac rather than iCloud

It's not the first time the subject has come up, but some people are still unaware that with a single Terminal command you can cause iWork files to be saved to your Mac by default.

Getting started with iPhoto

In this week's lesson, Professor Breen begins a long look at the iLife applications, starting with iPhoto.

How to delete duplicate email messages

If your Mail mailboxes are choked with duplicate messages, Chris Breen can help you delete those redundant missives.

Cleaning up an ebook library with Calibre

If you've downloaded countless free ebooks you may find your library jumbled and difficult to deal with. The free Calibre can help, but not always easily.

Getting started with QuickTime Player X

In this week's Mac 101, Chris Breen walks his pupils through QuickTime Player X's media playing, recording, and editing features.

How to solve the worst email annoyances

Email remains one of the most common tasks we perform with our computers, but sometimes the mail won't go through (or won't go through in a way we prefer). Chris Breen offers workarounds for common email problems.

In case of emergency: Creating the bootable iPod classic

It's more than a little helpful to have a small bootable device packed with your troubleshooting tools. Chris Breen explains how an iPod classic can be that device.

Editing and annotating PDF files with Preview

In this week's lesson, Professor Breen (disclaimer: not a real professor) shows his students how to make the most of PDFs with Apple's Preview.

Macworld Podcast: Summer Mac and iOS tips

Podcast host Chris Breen is joined by Serenity Caldwell, Lex Friedman, Dan Moren, and the ghost of Dan Frakes to toss around Mac and iOS tips.

Fixing iTunes' truncated tracks

Some of the tracks in your iTunes library are stopping before the last note is played. Chris Breen offers solutions for fixing the problem.

Mac Gems: Push to Talk creates a mute switch for your Mac's mic

If you often use your Mac's mic, Push to Talk is a helpful little utility for you.

When you're stone out of luck

Sometimes there just is no good answer to your tech question. Chris Breen spends his day banging his head against the wall so you don't have to.