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.

Control Your Home With Your iOS Device and Belkin’s WeMo

Posted on 20/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

Most of us remember the “Clapper”. With a clap of your hands you could turn on a light, fans, even a blender if you were so inclined. The perfect gadget for those of us too lazy to crawl out from under our Snuggie to turn on a lamp. Now Belkin takes that concept a few steps farther with the WeMo Switch. Control electrical devices with a tap of your iPad.


Google and Asus to Take Another Shot at Knocking the iPad Off of Its Throne

Posted on 19/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

Falling right in behind Microsoft as the next pretender to attempt to grab the championship belt from Apple’s iPad, Google is expected to announce a new, low-cost Android tablet in the near future. The new, inexpensive tablet has been developed in a partnership by Google and Asustek Computer.


If The iPhone and iPad Change Screen Size, Developers are not Worried

Posted on 18/06/2012 by Chris Hauk

If Apple does release a larger iPhone, and a smaller iPad, as the rumors flying around would have us believe, developers aren’t too worried about it. Developers polled at last weeks Worldwide Developers Conference said the changes wouldn’t be a significant problem for them.