Dave LeClair (Twitter) is MakeUseOf's gaming editor, who has a love for games on console, PC, mobile, handheld, and any electronic device that is capable of playing video games! For game review requests, shoot an email to the address below.
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There is a new hoax making its way around Facebook, and there is a good chance you have already seen it. The post implores Facebook users to repost it by midnight to avoid Facebook’s new monthly charge. According to the post, Facebook has implemented a new, three-tier pricing structure that will go into effect tomorrow (the date is not relevant, it says tomorrow no matter when it’s posted). The proposed prices range from $9.99 a month for gold to $3.99 a month for bronze. The post makes no mention of what features users supposedly get for these tiers.
Twitter is huge. You cannot watch a commercial or Presidential debate without someone mentioning Twitter. Of course, Twitter is built into iOS and it seems like almost anything you do on the device can be tweeted to the world. Of course, with all that extra stuff in the Twitter universe, there is still the Twitter app. All too often the official Twitter app is lost in a sea of third-party tweeting solutions.
If you are a freelance worker, than you will know that determining a fair price can be a real challenge. You do not want to be underpaid for your time, but you also don’t want to charge so much that you are no longer competitive with other members of your field. The iOS app MyPrice […]
If you are a surfer, than you know how devastating it can be to show up to your favorite spot only to find the conditions less than favorable. This can put a real damper on your day. If you want to be able to keep track of the surfing conditions in your area, Wisuki is […]
If you manage a Facebook page for a website or company, the new update for Page Manager on iOS should make you quite happy. The main feature of this new version applies to Apple iPad users. For whatever reason, the old app did not support usage in landscape mode, but this new update has rectified the situation. It is more of a convenience move, and won’t really change the way you do business on Facebook, but it certainly looks nice.
If you own an Android device, this is a program you are going to want to check out. It is sort of like iTunes, but for Android and without all of the restrictions. It does everything you could want an Android desktop companion to do, and it does it in an incredibly easy, streamlined way. […]
Do you have a lot on your plate? Sometimes the things we need to do between work and home can feel overwhelming, and nearly impossible to remember. That is where applications like Remember the Milk can save the day. Of course, there are plenty of to-do list applications available for iPhone, so in order for one to stand out, it has to be made incredibly well and contain some great features.
Apps like Instagram have made it so everyone can edit their photos and apply cool effects. Not too long ago only skilled Photoshop users did much editing of their photos, but now that has all changed. Meowfoto is like Instagram on your desktop, but with some even cooler stuff. You add cool filters, create collages […]
Are you looking at something in real life that you are unable to identify? Maybe you know what it is, but not sure to say it in a certain language? Sometimes we encounter something that we have never seen before and we have no idea what its purpose is. VocaBoca is an app designed to identify an […]
For anyone who has to edit a lot of pictures, finding the quickest way is always important. Wasting time resizing and watermarking pictures can really cut down your productivity. CoolTweak is an app designed to offer a lot of photo editing functions directly from the right-click context menu. This is one of the quickest ways […]
You’ve no doubt heard of people live-blogging an important event, but making GIFs in real-time with an event is certainly something new. The folks at Tumblr believe that GIFs are exactly how users want to keep up with the happenings in the Presidential debates, so they have announced that they will begin live-GIFing them as they happen.
This year has been a big year for iOS gaming. Some games have hit the market that have absolutely blown gamers away. It is hard to believe that some of these games are even played on an iPad. They deliver a console quality experience that you can bring with you anywhere you do, and that is downright incredible. As the technology for iOS devices continue to improve, video game creators are stepping their games up along with it.
Netflix users with children and an iPad can now take control over what their children watch on the popular tablet with a new feature called “Just for Kids.” This is a place where children can sit down with the iPad and watch only videos that are tailor-made for them. No longer will parents need to worry that children are using the iPad and Netflix to catch the latest R-rated movie. Netflix recommends this content for all children 12 and under.
Are you not happy with the font choice on a certain website? Do you wish you could create a consistant looking font across the entire web? Well, with Font Changer with Google Web Fonts you can change the font of any website quickly and easily. It allows you to make the web your own with just […]
Do you remember when the Internet was dominated by Myspace? Some of our younger readers may have missed the boat on the Myspace fun. For those who remember it and those who are curious what MySpace was like in its prime, Myspace Yourself is a fun way to see the information from your Facebook profile […]