Articles by Chris Hauk

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

Google Releases First Beta of 64-Bit Chrome for Mac

Posted on 29/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Google has announced the release of the first beta build of 64-bit Chrome for Mac. Earlier this month saw Google add 64-bit support to Chrome Canary for OS X, the experimental build of the Chrome web browser.

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Popcorn Time Torrents Streamer Coming to iOS

Posted on 29/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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You may remember Popcorn Time, the Mac app that allows you to stream torrents to your Mac. The developers of the shadowy Mac app are soon to release a version for iOS devices. The app should be available for download in the next few days.

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Apple Updates HealthKit Privacy Policy

Posted on 28/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has updated their HealthKit privacy policy for developers in order to keep user data from falling into the hands of advertisers and data brokers.

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Apple Building Structure for September 9th Event

Posted on 28/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s special event is set for September 9. The event is scheduled to be held at Flint Center for the Performing Arts at De Anza College in Cupertino, and Apple is reportedly building their own structure to host the event.

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Apple Sends Invitations for September 9th Event

Posted on 28/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple on Thursday sent out invitations confirming a special event to be held on September 9, 2014 at 10:00AM Pacific Time. The invitations include the tagline, “Wish we could say more.”

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Woz Weighs In on Apple’s “iWatch”: “A Hard Sell”

Posted on 28/08/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s eternally outspoken co-founder, Steve “Woz” Wozniak has weighed in on Apple’s much-rumored “iWatch”, and while he says wearables are a “hard sell”, he has confidence the company can make them compelling to the mass market.

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