Christopher Breen

Senior Editor

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.

Articles by Christopher Breen

2007 Macworld Expo wrap-up

2007 Macworld Expo wrap-up

We wrap up a 2007 week of Macworld Expo coverage with a session recorded from Macworldu2019s booth on the Moscone Center show floor, recapping the weeku2019s news.
16 years ago
2007 Macworld Expo preview

2007 Macworld Expo preview

If there's one thing that will warm Mac users in these brisk winter months, it's feveru2014Macworld Expo fever. To help vent some of that built up heat and anticipation, we devote this episode to all things Expo.
16 years ago
Eddy Awards and Macworld Expo preview

Eddy Awards and Macworld Expo preview

Jason Snell and Dan Miller talk about the selection process for the Macworld 22nd Annual Editors' Choice Awards as well as highlight some of the coolest and quirkiest items to make the cut this year. We also look forward to the biggest event in the Macintosh industry: January's Macworld Conference & Expo.
16 years ago

Moving music off the iPod

When your computer's hard drive crashes, you can rebuild your music library with the songs stored on your iPod. Trouble is, Apple doesn't make this a very easy task. Christopher Breen walks you through the process of moving music off your iPod onto a computer, updated to include information on iTunes 7 and the latest versions of file-swapping utilities.
16 years ago

Outlook contacts to Address Book

Moving from a PC running Windows to a Mac running Windows? Here’s how to take your Outlook contacts with you.
16 years ago
Digital music mania

Digital music mania

Chris Breen turns up the flames on Microsoft's Zune digital music player and talks with Dan Frakes about the Plays of the Year.
16 years ago
MacHeist

MacHeist

This installment of the Macworld Podcast turns its attention to the games Mac users playu2014specifically, an interactive Web game where people who compete can win free Mac software.
16 years ago
Updated MacBook Pro, MacMania V

Updated MacBook Pro, MacMania V

In this episode of the Macworld Podcast, we take a look at Apple's recent MacBook Pro update and learn about the MacMania cruisers.
16 years ago

AirPort and the Ethernet switch

Unsure how to use an AirPort Extreme base station with an Ethernet switch? Here’s your answer.
16 years ago

HandBrake’s cropping conundrum

Are HandBrake’s cropping controls an avenue to creating richer looking iPod videos? Possibly, but you lose something in the bargain.
17 years ago

Audioengine A5

Audioengine's A5 speakers may lack a dock connector, but they make up for this lack with rich sound and big volume.
17 years ago

Adding radio streams to iTunes

Not satisfied with the 753 radio streams offered by iTunes? Here’s how to add some of your own.
17 years ago

2004: The year of the iPod

It was a year for miniature music players, Bono and The Edge sharing a stage with Steve Jobs, and supposed iPod killers that never materialized. Christopher Breen looks back at 2004, with an overview of the year in digital music. The biggest news in digital music in 2004? Let’s just say it was the tiniest iPod in Apple’s arsenal.
18 years ago

iPod Battery Replacement: Generations 1 – 3

And iPod that's lost its will to boot -- even after you've fully charged it -- may need nothing more than a new battery. While you can pay Apple or a third-party to do it for you, you can save some money by doing it on your own. These steps will show you how.
18 years ago

Resetting the AirPort Express

At the risk of piggybacking on the work of my betters, I'd like to devote today's entry to expanding on some information provided in Jason Snell's Editors' Notes blog. Specifically, I thought I might provide some more details about resetting the AirPort Express.
19 years ago