Articles by Cormac Moylan

Cormac is the head honcho behind MacTrast. Based in Cork, Ireland, his first foray into the Apple world was way back in 2006 when he purchased an iMac followed by a Macbook around 4 weeks later. He currently owns a Macbook Pro, iMac, Mac Mini, iPhone 4, iPod Touch, and Apple TV. But he prefers to buy watches. Go figure!

How To Disable The Second Menu Bar In OS X Mavericks

Posted on 24/10/2013 by Cormac Moylan

The opaque menu bar in OS X Mavericks signifying inactivity within a dual screen setup is a real eye-sore. Why not just make it fully solid and therefore less distracting? Unfortunately, it’s only possible to completely disable the second menu bar. Read on for some instructions.


Roundtable: iPhone 5

Posted on 13/12/2012 by Cormac Moylan

Without a shadow of doubt, the iPhone 5 was the most anticipated gadget of 2012. A few months after its release, I caught up Glenn & Chris from MacTrast whom both traded in their previous iPhones for a quick chat on their experience thus far.


This iPad Mini Video Looks To Be A Phoney!

Posted on 01/10/2012 by Cormac Moylan

Japanese tech blog has posted a video that they claim to be a mockup of the iPad Mini. The minute long video presents us with an iPad that appears to have a 7.85″ display and all the standard features of the new iPad, including a front + rear facing camera.


Kickit iPhone App – Incentivizes You To Quit Smoking

Posted on 02/01/2012 by Cormac Moylan

Made your New Year’s resolutions yet? Chances are that if you’re a smoker, giving up smoking is right up there as a resolution priority. An app that wants to see you succeed in giving the cigarettes the boot is Kickit. Kickit is an iPhone app that provides a monetary evaluation of how much money you’ve saved by not paying for cigarettes.


Apple Posts Dark Knight Rises Trailer

Posted on 19/12/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Apple today posted two brand new HD movie trailers totaling 3.41 minutes for the next, and final, installment of the rebooted Batman trilogy. Fans will have to wait till the summer to watch the final Batman movie but before then you can enjoy two trailers over at Apple. Excited much?


Merry Christmas From All At MacTrast! – Win An Apple TV!

Posted on 15/12/2011 by Cormac Moylan

2011 is nearly out and 2012 is upon us. From everyone at we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year. It wouldn’t be Christmas without Christmas presents so we have a very special Friday5 tomorrow…. one of the lucky 5 will also win an Apple TV! For details, click inside and find out how you can pickup an early Christmas present.


Review: The Snugg iPad 2 Case

Posted on 04/12/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Here’s something that you may or may not know – Apple’s iPad 2 Smart Cover sucks. It sucks bad and it sucks hard. It’s overpriced, of poor build quality, and it doesn’t do a good job as an iPad stand. How do I know all of this? It’s because I dumped my Smart Cover in place of the Snugg iPad 2 case – a far far superior iPad 2 case. Read my review, inside…


Video: Steve Jobs 60 Minutes Interview With Walter Isaacson

Posted on 24/10/2011 by Cormac Moylan

60 Minutes interviewed Walter Isaacson, the writer behind the official Steve Jobs biography, and the videos have been posted online.

The biography, is the culmination of more than 40 interviews between Isaacson and Jobs and covers topics from Jobs’ childhood to his final few months before passing away earlier this month.


StackSocial Offer: Disk Drill Pro For Only $30 (66% OFF!)

Posted on 07/10/2011 by Cormac Moylan

Stack Social have an amazing offer just for you (and every other smart person out there!). Don’t pay $89 for Disk Drill Pro, pay $30 instead with this one time offer. Disk Drill Pro is the ultimate data recovery app for your Mac. It has the potential to save your life! Don’t ignore this offer.


Steve Jobs Has Passed Away

Posted on 06/10/2011 by Cormac Moylan

News is slowly breaking that former Apple CEO has passed away at the age of 56. More details to follow..