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 5 years ago, and he has since added a MacBook Pro, iPad, iPhone, and 2 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.

Don't forget to check out Chris' two latest endeavors, as the "Apple Expert" at, and his own personal tech blog at

Apple to Announce Fiscal Q3 2016 Earnings on July 26

Posted on 28/06/2016 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has announced their quarterly earnings report for the fiscal third quarter of 2016 will be released on Tuesday, July 26. The announcement will be followed at 2:00PM Pacific by an investors conference call.


Twitter Photo Stickers on the Way to iOS App

Posted on 27/06/2016 by Chris Hauk


Because there just aren’t enough ways to put stickers on your digital photos, Twitter on Monday announced it will soon offer digital photo stickers in its mobile apps.


Apple Likely to Face More Patent Battles in China

Posted on 27/06/2016 by Chris Hauk


Apple is likely to face more patent battles in China, as The WSJ reports three Chinese companies, Huawei, Qualcomm and ZTE, sit atop the rankings for the most international patent filings.


Unofficial WWDC Mac App Offers Transcripts of all 2016 Session Videos

Posted on 27/06/2016 by Chris Hauk


If you’re a developer who wasn’t lucky enough to score a ticket for Apple’s big WWDC 2016 bash, held earlier this month in San Francisco, and you’ve watched the session videos, but feel like you’ve missed a few of the finer points, you’ll be glad to know there is now an unofficial app that offers up transcripts for each session.


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