Articles by Ian Fuchs

Ian, Senior Review Editor at MacTrast, has been an Apple enthusiast for years, starting in 2000 with an iMac and iMovie. Now, so many years later, Ian's love is as strong as ever, justifying the collection of iPads, iPhones, Apple TV, Macs, iPods, and his beloved Power Mac G5. Ian resides in Chicago, works as a Systems Administrator at a college, spends most of his free time with his wife and daughter, prefers alternative music, and plays various instruments (drums, guitar, piano, trumpet).

Review: BenQ 27” Designer Monitor and USB-C Dock

Posted on 24/11/2017 by Ian Fuchs

If you’re in the market for a new monitor, and want something that offers great connectivity, a huge display, and all the adjustments you’d expect, the BenQ PD2710QC is a truly solid option.

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Review: OWC USB-C Dock for MacBook

Posted on 28/08/2017 by Ian Fuchs

The OWC USB-C Dock for MacBook offers multiple USB ports, an SD card slot, audio, ethernet, display, and power to your Mac, all over a single cable.

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Review: Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo

Posted on 17/07/2017 by Ian Fuchs

The Rowkin Bit Charge Stereo claim to offer many of the same features as the AirPods, come in $30 cheaper, and are available with 2-day shipping on Amazon Prime. But can they compete?

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Review: Mosaic – Simple Window Management for Mac

Posted on 20/04/2017 by Ian Fuchs

Mosaic is a delightful utility that solved a problem that I didn’t know NEEDED solving. It has improved my efficiency on my computer by enabling me to spend less time fiddling and more time actually working.

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Video: Unboxing the (PRODUCT)Red iPhone 7 Plus

Posted on 02/04/2017 by Ian Fuchs

Apple has expanded its efforts with (Product)Red to their iPhone 7 line-up, and we’ve got one in hand, and we’re unboxing it. So just how red is the red iPhone? Spoiler: it’s RED.

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Seeking iPad Productivity Zen

Posted on 20/02/2017 by Ian Fuchs

The iPad is great for doing basic tasks quickly and effectively, but to truly feel productive, I find the need for a keyboard when I’m in working mode.

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