Dave LeClair

Joined June 2011

Dave LeClair (Twitter) is MakeUseOf's gaming editor. He loves games on console, PC, mobile, handheld, and any electronic device that is capable of playing them! For game review requests, shoot an email to the address below. Check out his podcast on Twitch.

Feel free to contact at dleclair@makeuseof.com

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Screenhero: Collaborative Screen Sharing Made Easy [Mac]

10th February, 2013

There is a ton of software out there that allows users to share the content of their screen with others. Remote desktops used to be really impressive technology, but at this point, they have become commonplace. However, that does not mean that there is not room for one that does something really special, and Screenhero […]

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WeatherBug – Still One Of The Best Weather Apps [iOS]

9th February, 2013

One of the most underrated types of mobile apps are those that can give you the latest weather predictions. Sure, iOS comes with the weather forecast by default, but the amount of data it provides is most certainly lacking. Thankfully, there are services available such as The Weather Channel, Accuweather, and plenty of others that can help you find out more details about the weather that is bearing down on you.


Futureful: Randomize The Way You Browse The Web [iPad]

8th February, 2013

Are you looking for a fun and interesting way to browse the web on your iPad? Futureful is a cool application that allows you to see the web in a completely random way. It’s very similar to StumbleUpon, but with an even higher level of randomness to the experience. Sure, a lot of the time, […]


All-In Yoga Is Your One-Stop Yoga App [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

8th February, 2013

Yoga requires you to engage muscles that other workouts just cannot do. It works on your strength, flexibility, balance, and more. That being said, yoga is a pretty advanced form of exercise that requires some knowledge of the wide range of poses in order to really be able to take advantage of what it can do for you. Without a personal trainer, it is difficult to make the most of yoga.


BannerSnack: Make Banners Right In Your Web Browser [Chrome]

8th February, 2013

Are you looking for a simple way to create banners for various projects without needing any coding skills? Do you need these banners to feature animations and other cool elements? Well if so, you need to check out BannerSnack on Google Chrome. It is an awesome application that allows anyone to create beautiful web banners […]


Music Off: Turn Your Music Off When You Fall Asleep [Android 2.2+]

8th February, 2013

Do you like listening to music while lying in bed? It can be a great way to help you fall asleep. However, you typically have only two options for dealing with the music after you are slumbering. Usually, you can set a timer to turn your phone off, but this requires you to predict how […]


Anotalo: Organize Your Agenda & Manage Expenses [Android]

8th February, 2013

Are you looking for an easy way to keep track of your important tasks and expenses? The fact is, there are plenty of applications that can handle the task for you, but some of them are lacking features. Well, if you are looking for something that is packed with features, Anotalo is an app that […]


Evernote Shortcuts [Mac]

7th February, 2013

Evernote is a great way to keep track of ideas, to do lists, and more. It syncs across all of your devices, so no matter where you go, you can get access to all of your important notes. Did you know that there are all kinds of Evernote keyboard shortcuts that make navigating Evernote easier […]


$25 Model A Raspberry Pi On Sale In Europe – Rest Of The World Soon [Updates]

7th February, 2013

The Raspberry Pi microcomputer’s most affordable model, known as the Model A, has gone on sale in Europe, and will go on sale in the rest of the world “very soon” according to the Raspberry Pi foundation. So while only Europeans can currently get their hands on the ultra-affordable computer, those of us in the rest of the world can rest assured that we too shall be able to play around with this staggeringly cheap piece of hardware soon enough.

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Always Be Connected: What You Need to Get Internet Anywhere

7th February, 2013

We live in a world where we are accustomed to being connected at all times. It’s almost impossible to go out without wanting to have Internet. Between email, social networks, settling arguments, and chatting with friends, we all feel like the Internet is not optional at this point. I am not here to debate whether being connected at all times is a good or bad thing for society as a whole.


Google Hotels Adds Neighborhood And Date Search [Updates]

6th February, 2013

Google just rolled out an update for its Hotel Finder service that is designed to make it easier for users to find accommodation in any city during a certain time period. Google intends to make it more efficient for users to find a place to stay in any neighborhood with this new update to its little-known service.


Teach Me Sushi – The Easiest Way To Become A Sushi Master [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

6th February, 2013

Sushi is one of the more complicated things to make. Sure, it requires raw fish, which seems like it would be simple enough to handle, but the overall process that goes into making sushi is actually very complicated, and requires a good amount of skill and practice. It’s not like throwing a grilled cheese sandwich on the grill; you will need to put in a little bit of effort to make some quality sushi.

5 Awesome Games That Make PlayStation Plus Worth The Price [MUO Gaming]

5th February, 2013

I recently wrote an article about the biggest rip offs in the history of video games. In it, I was quick to point out that Microsoft charges $60 a year for a service that simply grants players the ability to play games online and a few other little perks. Sony, on the other hand, has an incredible service called PlayStation Plus that costs $50 a year, and gives users some cool extras, while playing games online remains free.


Sought-After iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Is Finally Available [Updates]

5th February, 2013

The day iOS jailbreakers have longed for is finally here. That’s right, iOS 6.1 is finally ready for a full, untethered jailbreak. Thanks to the new evasi0n jailbreak from the Evad3rs dev team, including PlanetBeing, pod2g, and MuscleNerd, iOS users can install Cydia and all the goodness that comes with it in about five minutes.


My GradeBook For Students Grades & Homework – The Perfect Companion For School [iOS, Paid Apps Free]

4th February, 2013

I remember when I was a student, the suspense of waiting to find out what my grades were on report card day was always terrible. I did well in school, but for some reason, the day report cards showed up, I always assumed my teachers would change my grades and make them all terrible. If only I had some kind of smart device filled with applications then I would not have had to worry, because I could have used an application to keep track of my grades.