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 networked backups with OS X Server

For a mere 20 bucks and a little planning you can back up all the Macs on your network. In this video, Chris Breen shows you how.

Create a reminder on your Mac in an instant

With the help of Automator you can create a reminder on your Mac without ever launching the Reminders app.

Podcast: No fighting in the War room

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to talk Apple Goes to Court (again), Macworld/iWorld, Office on the iPad, and Yahoo throws more money around.

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Add Calendar events in a flash

Tapping on a plus button to configure an event is strictly old-school (and slow). Here are two techniques for more efficient event creation.

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Podcast: Music, the Mac, and Smule

Christopher Breen chats with Smule CEO Jeffrey Smith about music and the Mac.

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Podcast: iFixit Live at Macworld/iWorld

Christopher Breen talks to Kyle Wiens and Scott Head from iFixit about the ins-and-outs of repairing and upgrading Apple stuff.

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Podcast: I see Apple rumors through Google glass

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to discuss the weeks news (and rumors). This week, Apple/Comcast sitting in a tree, 10 Google Glass Myths, and who can beat Ren's Threes score?

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How to dismiss Mac App Store notifications

If you find yourself a little over-nudged by Mac App Store notifications Mavericks offers a few ways to deal with them.

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Podcast: A bit of the old UltraViolet

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss the news of the week including talk of Mars mishaps, a low-capacity iPhone, no Apple TV (we told you so), and our Macworld/iWorld plans.

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Two backup options for three computers

You have one Mac mini, two laptops, and an AirPort Extreme base station. What backup options do you have? Chris Breen suggests two.

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How to speed up a slow iPhoto library

A casual photographer finds that his 10,000-image library causes iPhoto to slow to a crawl. Chris Breen offers a way to kick it into gear.

Mail merge and Office 2011 revisited

Chris Breen clears up some confusion from 2011 by readdressing creating mail merged email with Office 2011.

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Podcast: AppCamp4Girls!

Jean MacDonald, formerly of Smile Software, joins Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen to talk about her new, full-time avocation, App Camp For Girls.

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Filter your email like a pro

And that pro would be Chris Breen who's designed a scheme for directing current and future marketing pitches to a specific folder.

Podcast: Cooking with gas!

Chris Breen and Serenity Caldwell return to discuss the news of the week including Tim Cook telling climate deniers to shove off, Apple TV hobby no more, and CarPlay and you.