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.
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One of the most underrated features of iOS is the dock. It’s such a simple thing; a place to keep the apps that you use all the time. While it might be simple, it’s such a well-designed little thing that makes using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch so much more enjoyable. Of course, the dock could be better.
The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the hottest smartphones on the market, and with good reason. The phone is jam-packed with awesome features. Did you just get yourself a Galaxy S III? If you’re not used to such an advanced phone, it might be a difficult adjustment. Out Galaxy S III Cheat Sheet […]
Are you sick and tired of sharing photos in the same old way? Instagram offers some pretty cool filters for making your photos pop, and there are plenty of iPhone applications that allow you to make your photos look better and more interesting. That being said, in the end you are still just sharing a photo, and no matter how many little tweaks you make to it, it’s still just a photo. If you are looking for something that lets you do more, Photogram is the app for you.
Earthquakes can be one of the worst forms of natural disasters. For people who live in an area where earthquakes are common, they are a constant threat of which people need to be wary. Some earthquakes have been among the most devastating events in history. It’s one of those things that you try not to think about, but the fact is, you need to be prepared if you live in an area where an earthquake could strike.
When most people think about video games, they think about Nintendo. When they think of Nintendo, they think of Shigeru Miyamoto is one of the first people we think of. He is the genius behind some of Nintendo’s most beloved characters like Mario, Zelda, Link, Donkey Kong, Yoshi, Fox, and the list simply goes on and on. While he might not be the godfather of video games in general, he is most certainly one of the most important figures.
Today, many programs we happily run on our computer are always connected to the Internet. With the popularity of the cloud for storing files, it’s not uncommon for us to have multiple programs running in the background that are always connected to the web. This is a good thing in terms of convenience, but for security, […]
iCloud is Apple’s cloud storage solution. It works really well for storing your backups and other key data from your iOS device. What it is not particularly good for is actually accessing the files stored there from your Mac. In fact, most users probably don’t even know that it is possible to access it at all, since […]
iPhoto is a really slick program for keeping your photos organized on your Mac. It comes with a slick user interface that anyone can pick up and start using right away. It comes installed with a Mac out of the box, so it’s one all Mac users should be taking advantage of. That being said, there […]
Recently, many Facebook users received an email message coming from people claiming to be Facebook’s legal department. If you get an email from firstname.lastname@example.org talking about a settlement, and you actually want to go through the process to get a share of the money from this class action lawsuit, don’t just delete the email. To get more information on the lawsuit, visit fraleyfacebooksettlement.com.
There is really nothing wrong with the music player on iOS. It has plenty of features and options that are able to do what you need them to. It is easy to use, and anyone who grabs an iOS device for the first time can easily play their music without any skill required. While that is all well and good, some users might be interested in grabbing something a little different to play the songs in their library.
Generally, when you want to share your screen with someone, you might turn to a projector or remote desktop application. Many of the solutions for sharing a screen are cumbersome and not the easiest thing in the world to get up and running. Whether you are connecting cables or running complicated software, the process just […]
A big trend on Google Play is apps that make it easier to find other apps. Just like iOS, the marketplace is incredibly cluttered with all kinds of apps that may or may not be of interest to you. These types of apps help you narrow down the massive amount of choices and find the exact ones […]
Are you looking for a way to make your Android device run a little faster? Sometimes smartphones can become filled up with junk, and that can have a really negative impact on the way your phone runs. Thankfully, there are applications available on Google Play that are designed to help you clean up your phone […]
Games are designed to be fun. No matter what other motivations you have when you sit down and play a game, the number one motivator is always going to be having fun. Of course, while fun might be the primary motivator, there are some other reasons to boot up a game as well. Maybe you just want to kill time. Perhaps you are looking to be told an interesting story. Maybe you want to see a world you would otherwise never experience.
Do you have something on which you want to get the opinion of others? Polling members of a community can be really helpful for figuring out what the right choice is. Maybe you are having an argument with your friends about something that is more of an opinion than fact? In that case, Wikipedia cannot […]