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 set a default To address in Mavericks' Mail

If Mavericks' Mail isn't making your preferred choice when you enter a loved one's email address, there's a way to force it to.

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Podcast: Nicely done!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including corporate hook-ups, changes at Apple retail stores, and why iTunes updates can be problematic.

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Movavi Split Movie review: Make quick work of cutting clips

Movavi Split Movie can help you quickly edit and split movies despite an uneven interface.

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Need an annotated iPhoto slideshow? Turn to Keynote instead

You can make some great looking slideshows with iPhoto but great looking annotated slideshows? Not so much. Try Keynote instead.

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How to combine two DVDs into a single movie

Fans of really long movies know it's a hassle to switch discs right at the good part. Chris Breen shows you how to combine two DVDs into a single Apple TV-friendly file.

OS X 10.9.3: Unhiding the Users folder

Mac OS X 10.9.3 hides the Users folder at the root level of your startup volume. To put things back the way they once were, follow Chris Breen's advice.

Tethered syncing returns with iTunes 11.2 and OS X 10.9.3

If you're missed syncing contacts and calendars to your iOS device via iTunes, you'll be happy to know it's back with the latest versions of OS X and iTunes.

How to extract audio from a Blu-ray disc

In one hand, a Blu-ray disc. In the other, an iOS device. How do you get audio from one to the other? Chris Breen explains.

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Podcast: We got the Beats!

Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell talk the news of the week including larger iPhones, Apple's possible acquisition of Beats Music, Katie Cotton's departure, and more FCC shenanigans.

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Copying address lists from Excel into Apple's Mail

With Mavericks' Mail you can't copy a list of unaltered email addresses from Excel to a message's To field. Chris Breen offers an easy-does-it solution.

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Why streaming music services matter

Regardless of whether or not Apple acquires Beats Music, its subscription streaming service is important and may be the model for music consumption in the future.

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Podcasting tools: Going pro

Thanks to a tax refund, Chris Breen has abandoned his old podcasting tools and upgraded his gear.

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5 tips for avoiding Internet dopiness

No one's perfect, but there's no reason to advertise your imperfection by doing dopey things on the Internet.

Podcast: The boulevard of broken dreams

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to discuss products sure to not appear at WWDC, bad bad broadband companies, and Apple retail store changes.

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Apple PR's Katie Cotton departs: What it could mean for the press

Apple's VP of worldwide communications is leaving Apple after 18 years. Will her departure mean more open communication in the future?