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. In college, Ian developed skills and further interest in all things Apple. Ian's expanding skill set increased his love for Apple's products. Now the owner of an iPad Air 2, iPad mini, iPhone 6S Plus, Apple TV, MacBook, MacBook Pro, numerous iPods, and a classic G5 Mac Pro, he is "pretty familiar" with Apple's products. Ian resides in Chicago, works as a Programmer & Systems Analyst at a college, loves his dog more than probably normal, spends most of his free time with his wife and plays various instruments (drums, guitar, piano, trumpet).

Review: Hang W/ for iOS – A Social Video Experience Like No Other

Posted on 21/03/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and hundreds of other social platforms offer a new or different way to let users share parts of their life with the world. Hang W/ blends all the best ingredients of other social networks, and presents it in a beautifully wrapped, feature packed shell.

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Review: Pop Rocks World HD – Your Ticket to Virtual Stardom

Posted on 15/02/2013 by Ian Fuchs

The world of iOS apps and games has now become so expansive, that it can allow us to experience the life of our dreams, and if your dream is to be like Justin Bieber, then Pop Rocks World HD may be the perfect opening to your life as the next big thing.

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Review: iPlan myTime – Keep Your Tasks in Order

Posted on 11/02/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Over the past few years, the iPhone has become a central tool of productivity for people around the world. “iPlan myTime” for iPhone & iPod Touch is a solution for keeping the tasks your busy schedule manageable.

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Review: Sprinkfield – A Fun and Quirky Puzzle Game for iOS

Posted on 04/02/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Sprinkfield is a simple, yet challenging puzzle game for your iPhone, iPod, or iPad that is based on watering your crops to produce the maximum harvest. The catch? Obstacles stand in your way of successfully getting the most out of every acre.

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Apple Enthusiast to Embark on Epic Apple Store Adventure

Posted on 26/01/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Rob Shoesmith is one of these Apple zealots – and he’s on a mission to prove that he deserves the top spot as a die-hard Apple fan. In 2013, Rob is planning to take an adventure across the UK, hitting all 33 Apple retail stores. The catch? He’s going to do it without spending a dime (or pence) of his own money.

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Review: Engine Tester – Keep Your Car Running Smooth

Posted on 21/01/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Some iPhone owners have found ways to turn their device into a productivity tool. A new app on the scene, The Engine Tester, is looking to bring the iPhone to the garage to help drivers keep their car(s) running smooth.

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Review: iUFO – A Fun iOS Controlled Flying Machine

Posted on 15/01/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Apple’s iOS devices have led to a giant array of docks, peripherals, and adapters making them more than just a way to make calls, send texts and emails, and surf the web. They are now a tool to process payments, create high quality music and video, and even control other devices, including the space-inspired iUFO.

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Review: Beesy – A New Level of iPad Productivity

Posted on 01/01/2013 by Ian Fuchs

The iPad has truly changed the way we work in business settings. Legal pads and pens are out, and iPads and bluetooth keyboards are the new wave of productivity… Beesy is a complex, multi-functional productivity app for the iPad, that is looking to change how we do work.

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Review: “Majesty: The Northern Expansion” – A Fantasy Sim Classic Comes to iOS

Posted on 24/12/2012 by Ian Fuchs

There was a time when sim games were one of the most popular styles of games not he market. Games like Starcraft, Warcraft (not to be confused with WoW), Sim City, Roller Coaster Tycoon, and many others could be found on computers across the country. Developer Herocraft has recently released “Majesty: Northern Expansion” for iOS, and it feels perfectly nostalgic.

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