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 create a Screen Sharing shortcut

The normal way of screen sharing with a Mac on your network can be tedious. Chris Breen shows you a simpler method.

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How to blur moving objects with Motion 5

Don't make the mistake of exposing too much in your videos. Chris Breen shows how to mask the naughty bits.

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Power on for the TSA!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss a false sense of security, the unsurprising thing about robots, a more-aware home, and why fashion matters.

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Making Harmony remotes aware of Roku devices

Funny thing. Fail to update your software in a decade and it becomes increasingly unaware of new technologies.

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Devices disconnecting? It's about the hub, bub

Do USB devices disconnect when you attach an additional device? Mac 911 provides some powerful insight.

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Dropping Dropbox: Exploring alternatives

When Dropbox just won't do, where do you turn--OneDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync, Box.com? Chris Breen details his journey.

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How to stream your musical performances across the Web

Seems like today would be a good time to play "The Stars and Stripes Forever" for your friends and family across the country. Chris Breen explains how.

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These are human people you're playing with

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the tech news of the week including Facebook's seeming disdain for privacy, Apple's Pride, Aperture hubbub, and iTunes U improvements.

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iReal Pro for Mac review: A harmonious practice tool for musicians

If you lack a regular backup band to help you practice your soloing, give iReal Pro a go.

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When auto-play videos play anyway

You believe you've blocked videos that auto-play in your browser, yet they continue to force themselves upon you. Chris Breen offers a solution.

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How to sync both ringtones and iTunes Match music

iTunes syncing can be confounding, particularly when some media is from an iTunes library and the other from iTunes Match. Here's a bit of clarity.

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How to remove unwanted utilities from your Mac

Ridding your Mac of unwanted antivirus utilities isn't always a simple matter. Chris Breen explains how (and when) to remove it.

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Podcast: Lightning strikes once

Chris Breen is joined by Dans Frakes and Moren to talk about the ubiquity of Dropbox, the next Apple TV, and Lightning-struck headphones.

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Understanding the limitations of a Mac's microphone

A Mac's internal mic is fine for FaceTime and other light audio chores, but not something you want to record your musical performances. Chris Breen discusses options.

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Treating a processor-hogging Chrome browser

Certain elements within Google's Chrome browser can eat up your Mac's processor in a hurry. Chris Breen offers tips for giving your CPU a rest.