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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Apple's HomeKit hub may already be in your house

HomeKit--a set of tools for controlling your home's devices from your iOS device--looks promising. But what about control from a remote location? Chris Breen has some thoughts.

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A cure for too many contacts

If you have 10,000+ contacts you may have some difficulty syncing them with your devices. It may be time to become less social or whittle down your lists of acquaintances.

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Podcast: Ringo stars

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss news of the week including five iOS 8 features we want now, link bait from the New York Times, and Tesla and open patents.

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Finding yourself when your Mac can't

The issue: Your Mac lacks Wi-Fi circuitry and Maps relies on such circuitry to report its location. Chris Breen explains your options.

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Get to know Amazon Prime Music: Limited listening

Amazon Prime Music has much in common with its video cousin -- a thin catalog but just attractive enough to keep the $99 Amazon Prime subscriptions rolling in.

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How to set up a replacement iPhone

Your old high-capacity iPhone is about to take a trip to the shop. In the meantime, you're given a much lower-capacity loaner. Here's how to set up the replacement.

How to rip a Blu-ray disc

Not content with the Ultraviolet digital copy bundled with the Blu-ray disc you just purchased? Rip the movie for greater iOS compatibility.

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Top 10 fave features! (WWDC edition)

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen have calmed down enough to discuss their favorite 10 features announced at WWDC '14.

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Mavericks and the ancient AirPort base station

What do you do when you have an old AirPort base station and the version of AirPort Utility that ships with Mavericks doesn't support it? Chris Breen has the answer.

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Revealing Mavericks' hidden screensaver images

Mavericks' screen savers have some beautiful images and some are available as Desktop backgrounds--but not all. Here's how to find and use the remainders.

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How to share iTunes content with your family right now

The recently announced Family Sharing feature looks great, but if you don't want to wait until autumn to share your purchased media, follow Chris Breen's advice today.

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Getting familiar with Family Sharing

OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 will both support a feature called Family Sharing which will allow family members to easily share media and data. Here's the lowdown.

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WWDC '14 Roundup

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen are joined by Macworld's Dan Miller to discuss WWDC 14's keynote presentation.

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Yosemite brings a more efficient Safari and marked up Mail

With Yosemite Apple simplifies and speeds up Safari and lets you mark up Mail images as well as upload enormous attachments.

How to identify VPN protocols in OS X

At first glance it can be difficult to determine exactly which VPN protocol was created in OS X's Network system preference. Ah, but with a second look...