Articles by Chris Hauk

MacTrast Senior Editor, and self-described "magnificent bastard," Chris Hauk owns Phoenix Rising Services and writes for everyone's favorite "bad movie" website, Big Bad Drive-In.

His first Apple product was an iPod Classic 9 years ago, and he has since added a MacBook Pro, a number of iPads, iPhones, and multiple Apple TVs to his collection.

He lives somewhere in the deep Southern part of America. Yes, he has to pump in both sunshine, and the Internet.

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MacTrast Deals: LinearFlux PokeCharger Portable Battery

Posted on 23/08/2016 by Chris Hauk


Pokémon Go is fun, but man, can hunting for Pokémon drain your mobile device’s battery! Get the LinearFlux PokeCharger Portable Battery. This 3.0 Amp charger will charge your iPhone at twice the speed of a typical wall charger!


Apple Seeds Seventh Developer Beta, Sixth Public Beta of macOS Sierra

Posted on 23/08/2016 by Chris Hauk

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Apple on Monday seeded the seventh developer beta, and the sixth public beta of macOS Sierra for testing. The new beta of Apple’s upcoming Mac operating system comes just one week following the sixth developer beta release of the OS, which debuted at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2016, back in June.


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