Chris Rawson

Chris Rawson has been using Apple's products on and off since 1982. He was a mostly a Windows user during Apple's "wilderness years" in the mid- to late-90s, but he came back to the Mac in 2003.

From 1995 to 1999, Chris served in the US Navy as a nuclear-rated electrician's mate and performed maintenance duties on an aircraft carrier's twin nuclear power plants. After leaving the Navy, he spent two years working as a Radiation Health Physics Technician in the private sector until a contamination accident convinced him to pursue a different career. He was thoroughly disappointed when the accidental radiation exposure failed to give him any superpowers whatsoever.

From 2007 to 2008, Chris worked as an editor for PR Newswire in Cleveland. While at PR Newswire, he gained inside knowledge of the workings of the US media and an amazing repertoire of anti-Cleveland jokes.

Chris moved to New Zealand in 2008. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Kent State University and has earned a Master of Arts in English from Massey University with upper second-class honours.

Articles by Chris Rawson

01.26.15
Rumor Roundup: Features you can't explain to Grandma
01.26.15

Rumor Roundup: Features you can't explain to Grandma

Apple exploring smarter Smart Cover, new gesture controls for iPad (AppleInsider) Source: Patent a...

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01.22.15
Rumor Roundup: Vindicated rather than vindictive
01.22.15

Rumor Roundup: Vindicated rather than vindictive

Following the non-bombshell, non-revelation from a non-accurate analyst earlier this week that Appl...

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01.19.15
Rumor Roundup: 'Nobody wants a stylus'
01.19.15

Rumor Roundup: 'Nobody wants a stylus'

Google Is In Talks With Mobile Payments Company Softcard (TechCrunch) Source: "People familiar wit...

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01.17.15
Rumor Roundup: If only 'Failblog' weren't already taken
01.17.15

Rumor Roundup: If only 'Failblog' weren't already taken

Apple might already be testing its next major iPhone operating system (BGR) Source: Czech website...

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01.12.15
Rumor Roundup: Actually intelligent analysis
01.12.15

Rumor Roundup: Actually intelligent analysis

Manufacturing Mold for 'iPad Pro' Rear Shell or Dummy Unit Shown in New Photo (MacRumors) Source:...

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01.08.15
Rumor Roundup: Death by 1000 cuts
01.08.15

Rumor Roundup: Death by 1000 cuts

Aside from the usual terrible supply chain sources and analyst BS, which is almost always wrong, is...

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01.05.15
Rumor Roundup: 'Should not be treated as hard evidence'
01.05.15

Rumor Roundup: 'Should not be treated as hard evidence'

Even more evidence that the 'iPhone 6s mini' is coming this year (BGR) Source: Some analyst Chanc...

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01.01.15
Rumor Roundup: What to expect when you're expecting 2015
01.01.15

Rumor Roundup: What to expect when you're expecting 2015

Apple in Talks with Major Banks to Launch Apple Pay in UK During First Half of 2015 (MacRumors) So...

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12.29.14
Rumor Roundup: Send off 2014 with the worst of all sources
12.29.14

Rumor Roundup: Send off 2014 with the worst of all sources

Apple's Ultra-Slim 12-Inch MacBook Air Rumored to Enter Mass Production in Early 2015 (MacRumors)...

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