Dave LeClair

Joined June 2011

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.

Feel free to contact at dleclair@makeuseof.com

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Beamr: Share Photos Without Reducing Quality [iOS]

1st November, 2012

Something many users may not be aware of is that when a photo is shared on social networks with an iOS device, the quality is greatly reduced. For example, a photo shared to Facebook goes from the device’s native 8MP to .7MP. This is a major quality loss. Why have a device with such a […]

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DreamBoard Makes Your iPhone Look Like You Never Thought Possible [iOS, Cydia]

1st November, 2012

If you own an iPhone, you are probably happy with the interface. Apple has done a fantastic job of making its iOS interface clean, easy to use, and functional. Personally, I think it’s the best user-interface ever designed on a smartphone. The simple icon interface offers users enough control, while keeping everything streamlined in way that even the least tech-savvy users can pick up the device and figure out how to use it.

Hall.com: Free, Secure Group Messaging For Teams

31st October, 2012

Do you run a small team that is looking for a better way to communicate and stay connected? It’s no secret that teams that communicate with each other are more successful. Hall.com is a program with all the tools¬†necessary¬†for teams to get together and chat while working remotely. Having people work in different parts of […]

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Gygan: A Free Program To Share Large Files [Windows]

31st October, 2012

Are you looking for a way to share large files? Gygan might be the perfect solution for you. It’s a free piece of Windows software that allows you to share large files of any size without worrying about bandwidth. It’s incredibly easy to use, and it runs on any PC with Windows XP and above. […]

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Offline Pages Pro Lets You View Websites Without Internet [iOS, Free For Limited Time]

31st October, 2012

Sometimes, you need to go places where you don’t have data available on your iPhone. Whether its due to a bad cell signal or lack of a Wi-Fi connection in the area, facing a situation where there is no data is often unavoidable. For me, the worst part of this is being bored. I feel like there is nothing to do on my phone without data. Sure, I can play a game, but sometimes, that just does not cut it. Usually, I prefer to read something interesting on the Internet to kill time.

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Noise Remover: An Easy Way To Remove Noise & Sharpen Images In Browser

31st October, 2012

Do you have some photos that have a little bit of noise that you would love to see gone? Maybe your photos are not quite as sharp as you would like them to be? Well if this is a problem for you, Noise Remover is a great browser-based tool for you to try. It allows […]

The Free 3D Models: Download 3D Models

31st October, 2012

Are you messing around with 3D¬†animation? If you are, then this site offers lots of 3D models created by its users for you to download and play with. The Free 3D Models features lots of original creations as well as creations of many popular characters from TV, movies, and video games. If you are a […]

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Pandora Updates iOS App To Version 4.0, Android Coming Soon [Updates]

30th October, 2012

Pandora just released version 4.0 to iOS users, with an update for Android coming in the next few weeks. This new update adds some awesome new features that users of these devices should be rather excited about. Pandora’s goal for this update is to offer a better overall listening experience to its users.

3 Things Video Games Do Too Often To Break The Sense Of Immersion [MUO Gaming]

30th October, 2012

With the launch of the current console generation, video games have adapted a serious emphasis on immersion. They are all about finding a way to make players feel like they are part of the game. Game developers want players to feel like they are entering a world. This helps make the game more enjoyable for players, which is always great, but the real motive is keeping players in the game and away from the competition.

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World Of Warcraft Voice Emote Shortcuts

30th October, 2012

One of the most fun things in World of Warcraft (besides the awesome gameplay) is the emotes. The best emotes in the game actually come with both animation and sound. Of course, it can be a little hard to remember them all. That’s where this handy cheat sheet can save the day. Using this cheat […]

Symbolab: The Scientific Equation Search Engine

28th October, 2012

Math is complicated. Anyone who has ever dealt with advanced mathematics knows that it’s not easy, and the amount of formulas required is staggering. Well this new website called Symbolab hopes to help soften the blow a little by offering a¬†semantic search engine for equations. What’s a¬†semantic search? It means it does more than just […]

iPad Mini Website Simulator: See What Your Website Looks Like On The iPad Mini Screen

28th October, 2012

Apple just announced the iPad Mini, and the Internet has been¬†positively¬†buzzing from the news. People either love it or hate it. For website developers, they need to make sure that their websites are ready to adapt to the tablet’s smaller screen.¬†iPad Mini Website Simulator is a cool website that will show any URL on a […]

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Google Adds More Detailed Geographical Features To Google Maps [Updates]

27th October, 2012

The team behind Google Maps have most certainly been busy over the month of October. They’ve added tons of pictures to Street View, and they’ve even gone to the Grand Canyon with Street View cameras strapped to their backs. They are looking to keep that momentum going with the addition of more detailed geography to Maps. This will help users get a more realistic feel for the maps on the service. It will allow them to better find out about the diverse features all over the Earth.

SmartDeblur: Remove Blur From Images In A Way You Never Thought Possible

27th October, 2012

One of the most difficult photography problems to solve is a blurry image. Usually, when you go back and look at a photo that’s blurry, you simply delete it and move on with your other photos. It’s generally regarded as a point of no return, where an image is just not worth saving. Well, that […]

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3G Unrestrictor 5 Lets You Take Control Of Your iPhone’s Data [Cydia, iOS]

27th October, 2012

Some iPhone users are grandfathered into having unlimited data on their devices and the limitations of not being able to do what they want with their data is really annoying. If you are paying for unlimited data shouldn’t you be able to use it to download large applications and play any game on the Internet? Personally, I think you should, even if your friendly local cell phone provider would be quick to disagree with me.