Christopher BreenSenior Editor, Macworld

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.

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Where to find the best streaming holiday music and movies

Egg nog and mistletoe can take you only so far. To complete the holiday mood, dial up some appropriate music and movies.

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Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

In the latest Apple TV update Beats Music graced the home screen. Chris Breen takes you on a tour.

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Imagining Apple's future digital media format

U2's Bono hinted in a recent interview that the band and Apple were working on a new media format that would help artists get paid. Chris Breen imagines what that would look like.

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The iPod classic plays its last

Unlike Mark Antony, Chris Breen comes to praise as well as bury the last of the hard-drive iPod line.

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Rhapsody unRadio is no Pandora One killer but it's free (for some)

Similar to Pandora One, Rhapsody's unRadio is largely a repackaging of the streaming service's existing Radio feature but with less intelligent auto-generated playlists.

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iQ5 microphone review: iOS accessory delivers solid sound from a small package

Zoom's iQ5 is small Lightning connector microphone that offers good sound and flexible features.