Christopher BreenSenior Editor, Macworld

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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.

Waterfield Designs IPad Slip Case

The iPad Slip Case's name succinctly describes this Waterfield Design case. It's a $29 padded, waterproof-nylon sleeve with a soft interior and a flexible...


Griffin Technology Jumper IPad Sleeve

Ever wonder what happens to the material left over from the manufacture of wetsuits? Apparently it goes into iPad sleeves such as Griffin Technology's $30...


QuicKeys 4

Startly Technologies' $60 QuicKeys has quite a pedigree. Long before OS X was a glimmer in Steve Jobs' eye, QuicKeys was helping Mac users automate repetitive...

Waterfield Designs IPad Suede Jacket

Waterfield Designs' iPad Suede Jacket is a very snug, black-suede sleeve with suede loops on the bottom and side to help you remove your iPad. The Jacket costs...


Colcasac IPad Sleeve

If you’re of an environmental bent and don’t mind carrying your iPad in something that looks like it came from the local potato collective, you might be the...


Introducing the Mac Troubleshooting Superguide

In the United States, when you're in real trouble you have but one number to call: 911. Back in 2000, while we were racking our brains for a title for Macworld's...

Unhappy Holidays in May

It's early May and reader Richard Potter is no longer filled with the holiday spirit. He writes:

Inside the IPad

You've likely heard of this iPad thing that Apple released awhile ago. Turns out that it's a pretty popular hunk of gear--if a million sales in a short period of...

Adding HP Printer to a Network

Reader Chris Rose recently upgraded to Snow Leopard and faces a common issue. He writes:

Kayak Flights for IPad

The cost of air-transportation has gone sky-high and everyone but the most well-heeled seeks ways to save a buck when flying. provides one avenue for...

Keyboard Maestro 4.2

Stairways Software's $36 Keyboard Maestro is a Macintosh macro utility for automating tiresome tasks on your computer. It lacks some of the advanced features...

IKey 2.4.4

For those who tire of performing the same actions on their computer time and again, macro utilities can replicate those actions with the press of a key. Plum...

Adding Free Text Services

Reader Mark Meyer longs for some productivity of old. He writes:

Emptying IPhoto's Stubborn Trash

A reader who wishes to remain nameless seeks a little iPhoto spring cleaning. Nameless-to-you writes:

Magic Piano for IPad

SonicMule (affectionately known as Smule) has released a variety of engaging apps for the musically-curious, including Ocarina, Leaf Trombone, and I Am T-Pain...