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.

Roxio Toast 10 Titanium 10.0.5

The Mac has long been capable of burning CDs and DVDs--both data and media discs. Yet Apple has shied away from supporting certain disc formats--Video CDs, music...

Camcorder Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are a time for not only getting together with friends, expressing affection through cards and gifts, and ingesting far too many sweets, but also the...


Cures for a Crusty Keyboard

Reader Marcie Phipps seeks to clean up her act. She writes:

Macworld's Favorite Podcast Tools

At one time it was possible to pass off a podcast created with the barest of tools--the microphone built into a MacBook or iMac and a free audio editing...

Creating Diacritics

Internationalist Chris Rattan wonders how to create non-English characters. He writes:


Capturing Critters

Reader Don Felton enjoys the wildlife around his home, but finds it difficult to capture it. He writes:


E-mail and the Advantages of Deception

Reader Gary Campbell expresses a concern about his privacy along these lines:

Lala and ITunes: What It Means to Me

As a fan of subscription music services such as Rhapsody and Napster, my interest was heartily piqued when the rumors of Lala's acquisition were confirmed by...

Software Gems and Digital Cameras

The Season of Stuff is underway and because it is, we devote this episode of the Macworld Podcast to items that are nice to get and give. Specifically, we focus...


First Look: RedEye Remote Control System

If you have an iPhone or iPod touch and enjoy controlling a Mac from afar, you're aware of the many remote control applications available at the App Store. Handy...

First Look: FlipShare TV

Those who own Cisco's Flip camcorders know how easy it is to shoot with the diminutive camcorder as well as lightly edit the content you've captured with the...


'Locking' an External Hard Drive

Reader Dustin Kuo is interested in locking down an external hard drive. He writes: