Dave LeClair (Twitter) is MakeUseOf's gaming editor, who has a love for console, PC, mobile, handheld, and any electronic device that is capable of playing video games!For game review requests, shoot him an email at the address below.
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Picking someone up from the airport can be a real pain. You have to try to time it so that you don’t get there too early and have to pay for parking. You also do not want to be late and make the poor person you are picking up miserable since they have already been […]
There are so many iOS apps out there designed to help you find things to do and places to eat. Making an app stand out in this crowded market can be a real challenge. The folks behind Woofound have discovered an innovative way to recommend things to you. It simply uses your personality traits to find places […]
To help soften the blow of purchasing a present for your tech savvy dad on Father’s Day, MacPhun has placed three highly rated Mac photo apps on sale for up to 60% off. The apps, originally priced between $4.99 and $19.99, are now all between $1.99 and $9.99. This is a great opportunity to get your dad some quality apps for his Mac at a big discount.
Do you love creating art? Do you like doing it in an interesting style like pixel art? If you do, and you own a Mac, you should take a look at Pixen. It is a free piece of software that features a fairly deep tool set for creating awesome pixel art images with ease (of course, you […]
When anything is popular, there are usually a slew of mobile applications that hit the market in an attempt to cash in on the popularity. Diablo 3 is no exception. However, one glance at the app store will show you a ton of poorly rated apps. That being said there are some good ones out there, you just have to dig a little. Or, you can just read the rest of this article and save yourself the trouble.
Today the Internet is all about short links. They allow you to share links on Twitter without going over the very limited character count. They make it easy to share the cool things you find on the Internet. However, what if you want to share two links that are similar? Should you generate two short […]
Amazon has rolled out an update for its applications on iOS, Android and Kindle Cloud Reader that helps them better support books that are heavy on images. This will greatly improve the reading experience for anyone using Kindle Apps to read children’s books, graphic novels and comics.
If you are looking for a computer for back-to-school reasons, we have found a great deal from Sony that can help you get that new computer and a bonus free video game system. The computer might help you increase your school productivity, but the free Vita or PS3 will most certainly negate that gain by providing you with something fun and unproductive to do.
Making a racing game with a top-down perspective is a real challenge. It takes a skilled developer to create a game that is able to flip the controls as you change directions. After all, with a top-down racer, there are occasions where left is right and right is left. How do you do this without the player getting confused? There is no simple answer, but when a developer gets it right, you can just feel it.
Shizzlr is attempting to break into the ultra competitive world of social networks. It offers a way to plan events with your real friends. The idea is that Facebook is a place for every person you have ever come across. With Shizzlr, it’s all about the people you are actually close enough to call or […]
PDF files are great. They allow you to make beautiful documents that do a lot more than just a simple Word document. However, manipulating a PDF after its initial creation is not as easy it could be. But with Sejda, you can manipulate PDF documents with no software to download and no registration required. It […]
It seems like forever since Amazon launched their Cloud Player, but now it is finally available on iOS devices. The Cloud Player app on iOS allows users to stream and download any music stored with Amazon to their device. Just like Google and Apple’s Cloud based music service, you can buy songs through Amazon’s Cloud Player and upload an entire music library that was acquired elsewhere.
Binreader is designed for someone who wants a portable Usenet client that runs on anything. You can run it on Mac, Windows and Linux and it does not need any installation. It is incredibly easy to use and it uses almost no system resources. All you need to do is start it up, add your […]
We look at a lot of cool tools here at MakeUseOf. Some of them are pretty dumb, and some of them are downright fantastic. Spool is definitely the latter. It is an incredibly useful tool for anyone who frequently wants to read content while in an area without a mobile signal. With this Chrome extension […]
Many aspects make a video game stand above the rest. When I write a review of a game, there are certain factors that stand out immediately, and based off these, I can have a pretty good idea of the quality level of a game rather quickly. Of course, over the many hours spent with a game, my opinion may change slightly, but there are a few key design elements that give me a general idea of what to expect.