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: Bluelounge Mika – A Remarkably Simple Device Stand

Posted on 26/03/2013 by Ian Fuchs

Bluelounge has made it a priority to make your workspace a truly productive area. With their newest addition, the “Mika” stand, Bluelounge looks to help keep your tablet, phone, or computer out of the way and in a perfectly displayed, functional fashion.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.