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

Report: Apple’s Amazon Echo Competitor Could be a New Apple TV

Posted on 26/05/2016 by Chris Hauk

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Earlier this week we told you that Apple was reportedly working on an in-home device to compete with Amazon’s Echo, and Google’s just introduced Home device. A report today from VentureBeat indicates the new device could actually be a fifth-generation Apple TV.

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MacTrast Deals: The Modern Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard

Posted on 26/05/2016 by Chris Hauk

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While the iPad is a great device, typing on its virtual keyboard is a less than pleasing experience. The Modern Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard allows users to type on a real keyboard when using any Bluetooth-compatible mobile device or computer.

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Report Says Apple Considered Buying Time Warner Last Year

Posted on 26/05/2016 by Chris Hauk

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A Thursday report from The Financial Times indicates Apple considered a buyout of Time Warner late last year. Apple executive Eddy Cue first raised the possibility during a meeting with Time Warner’s head of corporate strategy, Olaf Olafsson.

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Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 5 for Mac OS X

Posted on 25/05/2016 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released a new version of the Safari Technology Preview. The experimental browser, which first debuted on March 30 offers users the ability to test features that may eventually be included in the release version of the Safari web browser.

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MacTrast Deals: CyberGhost VPN Premium Plan

Posted on 25/05/2016 by Chris Hauk

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Protect your personal information, and browse safely and anonymously with the CyberGhost VPN Premium Plan. The 3-year subscription provides you with the tools to safely navigate the tricky waters of the Internet.

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