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.

Printing Keynote Handouts

Reader Gary McDonald is not getting the results he desires from Keynote. He writes:

Configuring the Default ICal Invitation Account

Reader Lasse is having some difficulty with iCal events. Said Lasse writes:

DragThing 5.9.5

Mac users tend to form a strong attachment to their utilities--particularly those they use to launch applications and open their computer's files. I'm not immune...

Return to Active Numbers Cell

Reader Moises Majchel finds an unwelcome view when he opens a saved Numbers document. He writes:

Play 5.1 Audio in ITunes

Reader Lyle Opseth feels he isn't getting everything he should from his MacBook Pro and iTunes. He writes:

Bowers & Wilkins MM-1 Desktop Speakers

The English audio company Bowers & Wilkins, commonly known as B&W, has long been valued for its high-end home and studio speakers, which are notable not...

Uninstalling Norton AntiVirus

Reader Randolph Walker provides me with the opportunity to address a question I get, like clockwork, every two years. He writes:

Making Allowances for Underage ITunes Users

Reader Simon Tanner seeks a future strategy for the information age in regard to his daughter, iTunes account, and credit card. He writes:

The IPad as IPod

Apple has changed the way we obtain and consume media thanks, in large part, to the iPod. One might reasonably make the case that without the company's...

The IPad: Betwixt and Between

When Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, he pronounced that it was a device designed to fit between the iPhone and Mac. Given the iPad's price and size, it would be...

ITunes 9.1: What's Changed

In a move wholly expected given the imminent release of the iPad, Apple updated iTunes to version 9.1 on Tuesday. Although the primary purpose of the update was...


Track a Mac's Uptime

Reader Murray Freiman takes some time to ask about the time a Mac takes. He writes:

Spring Cleaning on Your Mac

Though the weather around you may belie your calendar's claim, it is indeed Spring. And because it is, it's the time of year to do something about the...

Stop-motion Animation and The Macalope

In this just-before-the-iPad-is-released edition of the Macworld podcast, I talk with two very special guests. The first is my daughter. She asks questions about...

Talking About a Resolution

Reader Robin Huber seeks my help in order to offer his or her own help. Robin writes: