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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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 […]
It has been a long time coming, but the popular Camera+ application is finally making its way over to iPad. Camera+ has long been the most popular and critically acclaimed iPhone camera application, and now users can take advantage of its awesome features on their iPad. In fact, Camera+ on iPhone has sold over 9 million copies, which is obviously quite an impressive number, especially when you consider how much competition it has on the App Store.
Google Play is filled with music players. They come in all shapes and sizes, from the incredibly useful, to the weird. Idrod Music Free seems to fall somewhere in the middle. It turns your Android screen into an old-school iPod Nano to play music. It is useful, interesting, weird, and just a little bit out of […]
Jasmine is a universal YouTube client for iOS that looks like it could be something special. It has lots of features that YouTube fans should love. It works with all model iPhones, including the brand new iPhone 5. As you can see in the screenshots, it is a little longer than you’re used to with […]
We are seeing more and more iPads in schools. They offer all kinds of possibilities for new ways to teach students. Because they are so portable, it is much easier for students to bring them anywhere they go, and bring the learning with them. The iPad is even useful for young students because of its intuitive, easy to understand user interface. Almost anyone can pick one up and know exactly how to use it.
Sometimes, in your travels around the Internet, you may encounter a website written in a language you do not understand. If you frequently need to translate text you encounter on the web, than you have probably used Google Translate to get the job done, and in most instances that works perfectly. Sometimes, you come against a situation where Google Translate is not the optimal tool for the job.