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.

Best Bet to Find the iPhone 4S? Yeah, It’s the Apple Store

Posted on 08/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

Haven’t been able to find the iPhone 4S anywhere? Are you lost in the wilderness of the old, in search of the newness? Don’t despair, there’s one place you can find the 4S more reliably than anywhere else… Your local Apple Store.


Hidden Panorama Mode Discovered in iOS 5 Camera App

Posted on 08/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

Following a previous report from June suggesting that Apple was working on bring panorama capabilities to the iPhone, new screenshots of the interface have now been revealed, showing that iOS expert Conrad Kramer hase learned how to enable the new mode.


Apple Working To Bring Siri to the iPhone 4?

Posted on 07/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

Electronista floats the rumor that Apple could be working on getting Siri to run on the iPhone 4. Claims are that “Apple briefly let staff get a test build of iOS 5 with Siri on the older model that was pulled once the trial was done. The dry run supposedly went ‘really well,'”


Sprint Takes iPhone 4s Speed Issue Seriously

Posted on 04/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

Sprint - iPhone 4s

Sprint is working with Apple to figure out the slow connection problems some users are having with the iPhone 4s on the Sprint network, but so far there’s no solution.


Siri a Driving Force in iPhone 4S Sales

Posted on 03/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

An industry analyst has noted that sales records set by the new iPhone 4s may be largely due to the inclusion of Apple’s popular Siri personal assistant technology.


Flipboard Updated With Additional Features, Bug Fixes

Posted on 02/11/2011 by Chris Hauk

Flipboard, Inc., the publisher of the popular newsreader of the same name, released an updated for the app today. The update features more responsive flips and swipes, and includes minor bug fixes and optimizations.