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 Answers.com, and his own personal tech blog at chrishauk.com

GameStop Says They’ll Open More Simply Mac Stores

Posted on 27/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Video gaming retailer GameStop, faced with lower sales in the gaming segment of their business, said on Thursday that it will open more stores in its Technology Brands segment. That segment includes Simply Mac, GameStop’s chain of Authorized Apple Reseller locations.

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Chinese Smartphone Company Compares Apple to Nazis

Posted on 27/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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While we’ve seen Apple and its products attacked in numerous ads and promotions, a recent “Apple is a Nazi” posting by a Chinese Android smartphone company has to be the worst we’ve seen.

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Amazon Cloud Drive Now Offers Unlimited Storage Options

Posted on 26/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Amazon has announced new unlimited storage plans for their Amazon Cloud Drive service. Users can choose either the Unlimited Photos Plan or Unlimited Everything Plan and only pay one flat fee per year. A free 3-month trial is available for customers to try either plan.

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Twitter Launches Periscope Live Broadcasting App for iPhone

Posted on 26/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Twitter has released their new Periscope app for the iPhone. The app, recently acquired by Twitter, allows users to stream live broadcasts to Twitter followers. The app is a direct competitor to such apps as Meerkat and Hang w/.

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Report: Apple and Beats Working On Spotify Rival

Posted on 26/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The New York Times reports that Apple is moving forward with a sweeping overhaul of its digital music services, and has tasked Jimmy Iovine and Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor with coming up with a worthy rival to competitors such as Spotify.

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