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.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Received Stock Award Worth $376 Million

Posted on 10/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

Apple CEO Tim Cook received a one time stock award valued at nearly $400 million, the largest given by a company in a decade. The award was to signal confidence in Cook after Steve Jobs turned over direction of Apple to Cook.


Apple Sells 1.2 Million MacBook Airs During Holiday Season

Posted on 09/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

Apple is reported to have sold 1.2 million of its razor thin and uber light MacBook Air during the holiday shopping season. This report as competing PC manufacturers hope to steal some of Apple’s thunder by introducing their own “Ultrabooks” at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show.


Apple Awarded Patent for iOS List Editing

Posted on 05/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

In its continuing quest to build its already massive collection of smartphone patents, Apple has achieved another win, having been awarded a patent for list editing in iOS.


Lost Hiker Saved by iPhone Flashlight App

Posted on 04/01/2012 by Chris Hauk

A hikers trusty iPhone just might have saved his life, as he not only used it to call 911, he also used a flashlight app to signal rescuers who were searching for him in near total darkness.