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 view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone

Don't care for the mobile version of a site appearing on your iPhone? There are ways around it, says Chris Breen.

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How to use a game controller with your Mac

Have a spare DualShock 4 controller? Why not use it to play games on your Mac? Chris Breen explains how.

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Learn these four oft-overlooked iOS 7 tips

iOS 8 is going to have some great new features, but iOS 7 has several worthwhile elements you may have missed. Chris Breen reveals four of his favorites.

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When Big Brother is your Mom

In this week's podcast we talk Apple and diversity, Facebook as humor filter, calling your mom, iPhone 6 rumors, and an effective Apple ad.

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Upgrading your Mac: Moving hard drives from a Mac Pro to iMac

In your old Mac Pro you have four hard drives that you'd like to use with your new iMac. Chris Breen tells you how to make the move.

Five ways to keep your student's digital life safe

Technology is as much a part of school as it is the business world, and device and data loss can be just as serious. Here's how to protect your student's digital stuff (without getting all up in his or her business).

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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

Zoom's iQ5 is small Lightning connector microphone that offers good sound and flexible features.

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When Dvorak dies because of Word bug

The latest update to Microsoft Word makes it difficult to use a Dvorak keyboard layout. Chris Breen offers a workaround.

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Workarounds for deleted network aliases

There appears to be a bug in Mavericks that causes network aliases placed in the sidebar to vanish. Chris Breen offers a couple of workarounds.

Siri ate my homework!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss Apple's internal training program, App Store curation, women and tech, and what is and (mostly) isn't terrible about Facebook Messenger.

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How to optimize broadband while on vacation

Much as you need some time away from home, you've not willing to let go of the Internet. Chris Breen offers tips for getting the most from broadband on the road.

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Message to IT from Mac users: Tread lightly

Chris Breen offers some advice to IT departments intending to inherit a group of Mac users.

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Don't worry, be snappy: Stop complaining about your digital camera

What with all the noise surrounding Apple's photography plans it's easy to lose sight of everything we've gained.

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First look: Shazam for Mac

Music recognition is no longer confined to mobile devices. Shazam is now freely available for Mac users.

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The mall of small apps

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen review the news of the week including Apple acquisitions, Bose versus Beats, more about Beats, and Apple envy.