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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AirPlay Recorder review: A solid tool for capturing iTunes streams, ethics aside

There's no getting around the idea that AirPlay Recorder was designed for the purpose of capturing music you don't own. If you're okay with that, it works as advertised.

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How to make exported iPhoto image titles "sticky"

You've taken the trouble to give your iPhoto images titles, but when you copy them to the desktop the titles are nowhere to be found. Chris Breen explains the proper export method.

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How to share presentations in Messages

Earlier versions of Messages inherited the iChat Theater feature that allows you to share Keynote presentations with others. That feature's gone in Mavericks. Chris Breen suggests alternatives.

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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.