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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Avocado: Share Everything With Your Significant Other [iPhone]

12th September, 2012

Do you have someone special in your life with whom you want to share everything? Are you looking for a special place the two of you can come together to chat, share photos, to-do lists and more? Well if so, you guys need to check out Avocado on your iPhone. It is a great place […]

5 Video Game Characters I Wish I Could Hang Out With In Real Life [MUO Gaming]

11th September, 2012

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet up with your favorite video game characters in real life? There are some really cool characters in the video game world, and some of them seem like they would know how to have a good time if they could jump out of the game and enter the real world. Obviously, that is not going to happen, but it is still fun to pretend.


Amazon Decides To Let Kindle Fire HD Owners Opt-Out Of Ads [Updates]

10th September, 2012

In spite of how cool Amazon’s HD tablet with 4G connectivity is, there was a major piece of news from Amazon that had everyone in an uproar. People were not thrilled that ads on the device could not be removed, even for a fee. Thankfully, Amazon changed their mind on this issue. Users can now choose to opt-out of the ads for a one-time fee of $15.

FindTheData: Find Interesting Facts & Comparisons About Almost Anything

8th September, 2012

Are you a trivia junkie? Are you doing research where you need to find out what is the biggest something or the best something? Well if so, you need to check out FindTheData. At the very least, it will entertain trivia junkies for a long time to come. With FindTheData, you can look up interesting […]


Tackk: Create Your Virtual Bulletin Board & Share It

8th September, 2012

The Internet is filled with information, and because of this, the old school bulletin board has gone the way of the dodo. Very rarely do you go to the local coffee shop and look at the bulletin board to find out what is happening in your area. Instead, we just jump on the Internet and […]


Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HDs: All You Need To Know [Updates]

8th September, 2012

The Internet has been abuzz with all things Amazon. Specifically, all things Kindle. Amazon recently had a giant media event where they went wild and crazy announcing all kinds of new hardware. If you did not follow the constant stream of live-blogs that were all over the Internet, here’s a handy summary of the big announcements in one quick article.


Presidential IAmA, Creepy Sounds, Subreddit Of the Week And More [Best of Reddit]

8th September, 2012

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages; welcome to another fine edition of the Best of Reddit. On the agenda for today, we have a very special Presidential edition of the Best of Reddit. If you’ve ever wanted to jump into the mind of the President of the United States, find out who Reddit thinks might be more famous than Barrack Obama and more awesomeness, this is the Best of Reddit for you!

PastBook: Create A Physical Book Of Your Digital History

7th September, 2012

We all put a lot of pictures on the Internet. That’s all well and good, but it kind of makes me miss the days when a picture was on paper. Sure, we can print them or take them to the local store, but that’s a pain in the butt. That is where PastBook comes into […]


PicView: Voice Tag & Annotate Your Photos [iPad]

7th September, 2012

A photo can tell a story. Just looking at a photo gives you a brief snapshot in time. You can look at a photo and know where someone has been and what they were doing. However, what if you want to tell a broader story with your photo? With PicView on the iPad, you can […]


Yandex Opens Their Cloud Storage Solution To The Public With Up To 20Gb Free Storage [Updates]

7th September, 2012

Russian search giant Yandex has had their own invite-only cloud storage solution on the market for a while now, and they have just opened it up so anyone can sign up and get their free storage. Of course, cloud storage services are available from an almost limitless amount of providers, but Yandex.Disk offers an abnormally high amount of space without having to sign up for any kind of premium account.


Rdio Launches Private Listening Mode Called ‘Protected Accounts’ [Updates]

6th September, 2012

Rdio has realized that not everyone wants to share everything they listen to at all times. With this in mind, they have launched a new feature called “Protected Accounts.” People using protected accounts can jump onto Rdio and listen to all the Backstreet Boys and N’Sync their hearts desire without the constant judging looks and ridicule they would normally get from sharing their music with the world.


Foibly: Tracks Facebook Pages For Deals So You Don’t Have To

6th September, 2012

Do you like saving money? Of course you do. Getting something you want for less than full price is always a satisfying feeling. The power of Facebook has given brands a new way of sharing deals with their supporters. However, who has time to watch all these different brands to see when they post good […]


Dashboard X 2.0 Takes iOS To The Next Level [Cydia]

6th September, 2012

One of the things many users love so much about iOS is the simplicity. When you compare it with other mobile operating systems, iOS has a lot less going on. There are no fancy widgets or any of that, and for some users this is great. For others, just a bunch of icons on a screen is not enough to satisfy them, and that is where jailbreaking comes in. Jailbreaking opens up a new world of customization. For users missing widgets, Dashboard X 2.0 is the single best way to put widgets on an iOS device.


ChemReference: Your Internet-Based Chemistry Companion

5th September, 2012

Remembering the periodic table of elements is never an easy task. There is such a wealth of information contained within, and most of it is incredibly important for chemists. If you need to get access to the information quickly, ChemReference is a fantastic web-based tool for you. It puts all the important chemistry information just […]


The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation Launches ‘The Poetry App’ [Updates]

5th September, 2012

Poetry lovers with an iPad are going to be ultra happy today. The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation has recently launched The Poetry App, which is an incredibly feature-rich application for iPad and coming soon to Android and iPhone. This app offers tons of poetry for users to dig into and get their fill.