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.

Kodak: We are Shuttering Our Camera Business

Posted on 10/02/2012 by Chris Hauk

Eastman Kodak, the inventor of the digital camera, plans to get out of that business this year, as the bankrupt company continues to look for ways to cut costs. They announced they would concentrate on their printer business.


iPads Being Tested at Buffalo Wild Wings

Posted on 08/02/2012 by Chris Hauk

Wipe that sauce off of your fingers before you order another basket of wings, hot-sauce hounds, because you’ll need to pick up that iPad off of your table to place your order at Buffalo Wild Wings.


Apple Under Pressure from Calpers to Change Director Election Process

Posted on 08/02/2012 by Chris Hauk

Calpers, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the largest US public pension fund, is calling for Apple to allow directors to be elected by majority voting. “Apple needs a governance upgrade,” said Anne Simpson, head of corporate governance for Calpers.


Amazon Has One Last Chance to Catch Up With Apple

Posted on 06/02/2012 by Chris Hauk

After last month’s digital textbooks initiative was announced by Apple, the noise has seemed to die down a bit. Except in schools all around the country, where school administrators can’t stop talking about it.