If you haven’t caught this week’s Mac 911 yet, I’ve got a bit of a spoiler for a column that typically isn’t something you can spoil. Macworld’s esteemed senior editor, Chris Breen, is leaving us. The rest of the staff and I are, of course, incredibly bummed. But we’re also very happy for him, since he’s departing in order to take a job at a certain computer company in Cupertino. They’re very lucky to have him.
Long time Macworld editor Chris Breen just announced on his personal blog that he'll be joining Apple. Well he didin't exactly say Apple but how many "Cupertino-based technology company you may be familiar with" are there? This is the second high profile editor that Apple has hired over the year, the first being Anand Lal Shimpi, founder of the tech reviews and analysis site - AnandTech. Breen has been covering Apple for the past five years at Macworld and he has also written several Mac and iPod focused books over the ages. Though he has not yet disclosed what he will doing at Apple exactly, but as far as speculations go, he is likely to end up in the PR Department. Macworld transitioned into an Online-only publication six months ago. They published a goodbye post for Breen calling "their loss Apple's gain."