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Review: Comma Steel 6ft Lightning Sync/Charge Cable W/ Aluminum Shell

Posted on 29/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

While the standard Lightning cables that come with out iOS devices may be enough for the average user, some find the cables are not as tough and durable as they’d like. For those users, we review the Comma Chargers Comma Steel – 6ft Braided MFi Lightning Cable w/ Aluminum Shell.


Rumor: 12″ MacBook Air w/ Retina Display to Enter Production Q1 2015

Posted on 22/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

Apple’s 12″ MacBook Air with Retina Display is rumored to be set to go into production in the first quarter of 2015. Digitimes – the always with a grain of salt rumor source – reports the new ultra-light will boast Intel Broadwell processors, and a new ultra-thin design.


#Friday5 – Win a Copy of Comic Life 3 for Mac + A $20 iTunes Voucher

Posted on 19/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

It’s time for another great #Friday5 giveaway on MacTrast! For this giveaway, we’re teaming up again with the fantastic folks over at Plasq, and this time we’re giving away 5 copies of Comic Life 3 for Mac! Cool huh? But wait, there’s more… one winner out of the lucky five will also pocket a $20 iTunes voucher! KAPOW!


App Santa – Get Up To 80% Off iOS and Mac Apps

Posted on 17/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

Once again, a group of developers have banded together to offer a hefty discount on some of their most popular apps. “App Santa,” offers some excellent deals on both iOS and Mac apps.


Pixelmator for Mac Gets an Update, New Biweekly Newsletter

Posted on 16/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

Pixelmator for Mac received a version 3.3.1 update, which includes such new features as pinch to zoom, and resize and scroll features added to Shapes, Gradients, and Styles palettes. The Pixelmator Team also announced a new Pixelmator newsletter.


MacTrast Deals: Lifetime Access To Over 5,000 Adobe Training Videos

Posted on 16/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

Wouldn’t it be great to have lifetime access to over 5,000 Adobe Authorized training courses, covering such subjects as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, and more? Today’s MacTrast Deal gives you access to all that, for an incredibly low price!


2011 MacBook Pro GPU Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Canada

Posted on 12/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

In the wake of an online petition and a class action lawsuit filed in the United States, another class action suit has been filed in Canada against Apple Canada over GPU issues affecting some 15-inch and 17-inch 2011 MacBook Pros equipped with an AMD graphics chip.