Christopher BreenSenior Editor, TechHive 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.

Smule Nation lets you unleash your inner Bieber on the world

Smule, maker of popular music creation apps, now lets you enjoy—or critique—the work of others via its Smule Nation website.

Hands-on with the Apple TV 6.0 update

Apple has updated the Apple TV software to version 6, which supports iTunes Radio, iCloud to AirPlay streaming, and iPod syncing.

Get to know iOS 7: Videos

The Videos app sports a nice redesign, iCloud-stored movies and TV shows, and new iPhone organization.

Get to know iOS 7: Music and iTunes Radio

Senior editor Chris Breen explores the musical journey that is iTunes Radio and the Music app in this hands-on with iOS 7.

Get to know iOS 7: Voice Memos

If you guessed that the Voice Memos app, virtually unchanged since its iOS 3 release, would ditch the big shiny microphone and VU monitor for something a little sleeker in iOS 7, you would be absolutely right. Here's what's changed in iOS 7.

Podcast: Hands-on with Apple's two new iPhone models

Jason Snell and Dan Moren join host Chris Breen to discuss Apple's September 10th iPhone-focused event.

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The lazy man's guide to streaming iTunes movies to your iPad

If you're glued to the divan with iPad in hand and desperately need to stream media from your Mac to your tablet (without actually shifting your keister), Chris Breen brings helpful advice.

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Cleaning up an ebook library with Calibre

If you've downloaded countless free ebooks you may find your library jumbled and difficult to deal with. The free Calibre can help, but not always easily.

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HBO Go on Apple TV a no-go for DirecTV customers

HBO Go and WatchESPN have come to Apple TV? Unless you're a DirecTV subscriber. Has the company learned nothing from the digital music wars?

Four ways iTunes Radio can live up to expectations

iTunes Radio, Apple's upcoming Pandora-like streaming service, looks promising. But for it to not be another Ping Apple needs to live up to expectations.

Apple gets into the stream of things with iTunes Radio

Apple's Eddy Cue provided details on the company's upcoming music streaming service, iTunes Radio. Chris Breen has the details.

Tuning in to iRadio: Why an Apple music streaming service would rock

If Apple's rumored iRadio becomes reality, Chris Breen sees advantages for all.

Review: 16GB fifth-generation iPod touch comes down to cash, capacity, and camera

Apple's new 16GB iPod touch model offers a lower price but makes several compromises to achieve it. If you don't need extra capacity or the rear-facing camera, it's a good choice for those wanted to get the iPod touch experience.

Daft Punk's Random Access Memories streaming on iTunes

Like other high-profile albums before it, Daft Punk's upcoming release is now streaming on iTunes for free.

RIAA expands gold and platinum record awards to streamed music

The RIAA has announced that it will now calculate music streamed from on-demand services into its Gold & Platinum awards program.