Christopher Breen

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.
We all love free stuff
Macworld Podcast

We all love free stuff

Acquisitions ain't for the weak, iPhones sell big in China, Free on iTunes is both free and good, and a free version of ProTools is in the offing.
7 years ago
How to verify a Time Machine backup
How-To

How to verify a Time Machine backup

You've gone to all the trouble to create a Time Machine backup. Maybe you should make sure it works.
7 years ago
Glass past and stylus future
Macworld Podcast

Glass past and stylus future

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs discuss the passing of Google Glass, a Mac user's experience buying a PC, a rumored Apple stylus, and more about net neutrality.
7 years ago
Mac 911

Making more of Migration Assistant

Perhaps it's been ages since you've used Migration Assistant to move data from one Mac to another. Or maybe it's new to you. Either way, Chris Breen offers helpful tips for its use.
7 years ago
Macworld Video

How to navigate iTunes 12 more efficiently

iTunes 12 can be frustrating, particularly if you don't understand the contextual nature of its interface. Chris Breen offers tips for easier navigation.
7 years ago
CES wrap-up, OS reliability
Macworld Podcast

CES wrap-up, OS reliability

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs wrap up Macworld's coverage of CES, talk about the iPhone anniversary, Flickr, and OS X and iOS reliability.
7 years ago
Mac 911

How to easily switch between startup volumes

If you routinely switch startup volumes you may find trips to System Preferences tedious. Chris Breen offers an AppleScript to simplify the task.
7 years ago
Macworld visits CES 2015
Macworld Podcast

Macworld visits CES 2015

Chris Breen chats with Susie Ochs, who's leaving it all in Vegas to report on this year's Consumer Electronics Show.
7 years ago
Macworld Video

Top tips for working with the Mac’s menu bar

The Mac's menu bar isn't as static as you might believe. With the help of the Mac's modifier keys you can make your menus more functional.
7 years ago