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 iOS 8 and Yosemite got me to stop jailbreaking my iPhone

Chris Breen has been a dedicated jailbreaker since the iPhone's earliest days. With iOS 8 he believes he's headed down the path of the straight and narrow.

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Get to know iOS 8: Family Sharing sets your iTunes purchases free

If you have a family laden with iOS devices, you owe it to the clan to explore the many benefits of iOS 8's Family Sharing feature.

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Imagining Apple's future digital media format

U2's Bono hinted in a recent interview that the band and Apple were working on a new media format that would help artists get paid. Chris Breen imagines what that would look like.

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Get to know iOS 8: Spotlight, Siri, and notifications

iOS 8 enhances some existing features in valuable ways. We look at improvements made to notifications, Spotlight, and Siri.

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How to upgrade to iOS 8 (and downgrade to iOS 7 if you regret it)

iOS 8 is here, and you're probably itching to give it a spin. Here's how to do so safely and completely. Plus: How to go back to iOS 7 if you don't like the new OS.

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When a door closes

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including massive iPhone 6 pre-orders, our favorite iOS 8 features, Tim Cook taking charge, and changes at Macworld.

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How to send multiple images from iPhoto for iOS

A reader needs help emailing multiple images from his online photo albums. Chris Breen lends a hand.

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How to prepare your devices for iOS 8

iOS 8 is coming soon. Here are some steps you can take to prepare your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for it.

Let's talk about iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the doings at Apple's September 9th event including the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple Pay, and Apple Watch.

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The iPod classic plays its last

Unlike Mark Antony, Chris Breen comes to praise as well as bury the last of the hard-drive iPod line.

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How to correct Siri's pronunciation

Is Siri mispronouncing the name of your friends and family? Chris Breen shows you how to set her straight.

Mac 911 grab-bag: Phone-less two-factor authentication, iTunes and "Other"

In this collection of Mac 911 quick hits Chris Breen addresses issues of two-factor authentication without a mobile phone, a too-bright HipChat client, iTunes' "Other" entry, and iPhoto metadata.

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Automate your Mac: 10 ways to speed up iTunes, Safari, and more

If you do the same things over and over, day after day, why not automate them using tools like Keyboard Maestro and TextExpander? Here are ten fast solutions for ten common tasks.

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Stalking the Apple event

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss two hot subjects of the day -- celebrity photo stalking and September 9th Apple event.

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What exactly is "Other" hard drive storage?

About This Mac tells you that your hard drive is packed with "other" files. Chris Breen explains exactly what they're made of.