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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In case you weren’t aware there are a lot of eBooks available on the Internet that cost nothing. If you are willing to look, they are out there in a big way. However, finding them is not always as easy as you’d like it to be. They tend to be scattered around the web in […]
Google is taking aim at a Facebook dominated market by introducing its own sign in button for Google+ users. Up to this point, Facebook Connect has been the most popular way for websites to allow users to sign in quickly using an existing social account, but Google is hoping to put a dent in that with the introduction of this new feature from Google Plus.
One of the cool things that you can do on an iPad is read magazines. When the slate was first announced, it was touted as one of the main selling points, but it’s a feature that seems to have flown under the radar for the most part. Sure, Apple launched Newsstand, but most articles written on it are simply directions for tricking iOS into hiding it in a folder. Of course, it doesn’t have to be this way, as there are some fantastic apps for magazine lovers.
Microsoft is finally rolling out Internet Explorer 10 to users with Windows 7 installed on their machines. This is a huge user base, as Microsoft claims there are over 700 million customers still using Windows 7 as their operating system of choice.
A few weeks back, Twitter launched a new video sharing service called Vine. This new service follows with Twitter’s theme of keeping things short, as the videos shared on the service are limited to just six seconds. Vine has a way to watch videos in the application, but if you want to just watch random […]
One of the biggest money makers for video game companies is collector’s editions. Generally, companies include a junky art book, a soundtrack, and some form of cheap plastic that no one really wants. The price is jacked up to an obscene level, and profit for the publisher goes through the roof. I even included collectors editions into my list of biggest rip-offs in video game history. However, some collector’s editions have held their value in a big way.
Are you looking for a better way to switch between applications on your Android device? Are you an Ubuntu user that is quite happy with the way you jump between applications in the Linux Distro? Are you just looking for an ultra-fast and responsive switcher? If you are, then you will absolutely love the new […]
With the abundance of places to store stuff in the cloud, and with each one offering more space than the one before, it’s easy to end up with your files spread around different places in the cloud. Managing them can be annoying, because you would generally have to go to each site or program to […]
Do you own your own business? Are you looking for an easy way to create a website without needing any HTML and coding skills? If so, Edicy might be the perfect way to go for you. It comes in a number of different plans, including a free one, so you can get your website put […]
Instagram is a great way to share your photos. Whether you choose to apply filters to them, or you prefer to share them without making any changes, it’s still a very active social network filled with plenty of other users looking at and sharing photos. Once your photos are on Instagram, is there a way […]
One of the most coveted goals for all email users is that zero inbox. It’s a lofty goal that many email users will never see, but it is possible. A new web app called Mailstrom makes it not only possible, but it makes it a much less arduous task than you have ever imagined. Of […]
Zendesk, the email and contact support client used by Tumblr, Twitter, and Pinterest, has been compromised, and user’s email addresses have been stolen during the breach. Tumblr is sending out emails informing users of the situation, but Twitter and Pinterest are also seeing the same ill effects.
Do you like getting good deals? Of course, everyone loves getting something they want or need at a discounted price. Your iOS device, besides being a useful and cool piece of hardware, can actually be a gateway to some really awesome deals right in your local area. You spent enough money on that iPad, you might as well use it to save some money on some awesome stuff. Living Social is the one app deal seekers need to have on their iOS device.
Amazon has rolled out a much-needed update to its audiobook application Audible that finally brings native support to iPad. The update also has some improvements that fix the original iPhone version, so it’s a solid update all around for people who use Audible as a method of consuming books.
Do you do a lot of work with documents of various types? Are you looking to build a budget or a resume for a new job? Whatever your reason for needing more than a simple blank document, templates are the easy solution. They give you the ability to create all kinds of documents without spending […]