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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Binary Translator: Translate Any Text Into Binary Quickly & Easily

11th July, 2012

Have you ever wanted to find out what a string of text would be in binary code? Maybe you want to post some cryptic messages on Facebook using binary code instead of the actual text. Whatever your reasons for wanting to translate text into binary, doing it manually can be a real hassle. You have […]

3 Video Games That Did The Best Job Of Moving From 2D To 3D [MUO Gaming]

10th July, 2012

Some video games stand the test of time. Sure, they may have started as 2D games, but they were able to evolve and get with the times. There is, and always will be, a place for 2D, but to be successful, a franchise needs to move on and enter the realm of 3D. I am not talking about 3D as in glasses and images popping off the screen. I am talking about a three-dimensional world for the characters in the game.

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Little Monsters’ Social Network Officially Opens To The Public [Updates]

10th July, 2012

Lady Gaga’s very own social network has finally left closed beta and is now available for all her “little monsters” to sign up. What is Lady Gaga’s social network, you ask? The best way to describe it is a mixture between Pinterest and Facebook with a giant splash of Lady Gaga throw into the mix. It’s the perfect place to develop your very own “Bad Romance” (pun intended).

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Yodiz: An Incredibly Robust Team Management Solution

9th July, 2012

Do you manage a team of developers? Are you looking for a way to streamline managing them? Yodiz is an incredibly robust solution for managing all of your teams tasks and tracking their progress. If you are sick of long email threads and are looking for a way to make sure everyone stays on task […]

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Shoe Addicts: An Instagram-Like App For Shoe Lovers [iOS]

8th July, 2012

Are you positively addicted to shoes? Do you own a collection of shoes that you want to share with other addicts like yourself? If you love shoes and want to share fun and interesting photos of your shoes, you should check out Shoe Addicts. It allows you to share you fun photos of your shoes […]

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Want A Free Copy Of Angry Birds? Seasons Is Free On iOS For A Limited Time [Updates]

8th July, 2012

If you missed out on Angry Birds Seasons when it first came out, or during one of the many updates to the game, you are in luck, because from now until Thursday you can download it for free. The free game is available in versions for iPhone (normally $.99) and iPad (normally $1.99). This is a rare chance to get one of the best-selling, most critically acclaimed games on iOS without spending a penny.

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RelationBook.me: Find Out The Relationship Status Of Your Facebook Friends

8th July, 2012

One of the coolest features of Facebook is the ability to view the relationship status of people on your friends list. You can easily find out if one of your friends are single, in a relationship, married or engaged. You can use this information to find out if there are any congratulation needed or if […]

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IAmA With Firefox For Android Team, Rock Paper Scissors Robots & More [Best Of Reddit]

7th July, 2012

Here at MakeUseOf, we love Reddit. We love it so much we wrote a massive guide on making the most of Reddit. We even had a Q&A with Reddit general manager Erik Martin. There must be a reason we all love Reddit so much. The amount of information and entertainment available on Reddit is truly staggering. One minute you could be reading an Ask Me Anything with a celebrity and the next be watching a hilarious YouTube video.

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Are Your Newly Updated iOS Apps Crashing? It Might Be Apple’s Fault [Updates]

6th July, 2012

If you just updated an app in the last couple of days and it is crashing before even opening, don’t go and leave a negative review on the app. It appears that this is happening to some really major applications, and the problem seems to be caused by an issue on Apple’s end. Apple has not commented on the issue yet, but Instapaper creator Marco Arment has said in a blog post recently that this is happening with his app.

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CrowdSpottr: Find Out Where To Go & With Whom [iOS & Android]

6th July, 2012

Do you find it difficult to keep track of your friends across Facebook and Foursquare? It can be hard to find out where the cool stuff is happening when your friends are spread across so many different places.¬†CrowdSpottr is designed to find out where your friends are, what’s going on and where the best places […]

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Cheddar: An Ultra Simple To-Do List App [iOS]

5th July, 2012

Are you sick of to-do lists that take more work to manage than the task itself? Well Cheddar is here to save the day with an ultra simple to-do app that works with only text. There are no crazy options that make setting up a task feel like it takes forever. All you do is […]

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smartView: View Up To 4 Websites With No Ads [Mac]

5th July, 2012

Do you have certain websites that you need to monitor at all times? If so, launching a new tab and running them in your normal web browser may not be the ideal way. Instead, a program like smartView, which allows you to have up to four different websites up all the time, is a much […]

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Easy Flat Share: Find & Share A Place To Live

5th July, 2012

Are you currently in possession of some extra room in your house or apartment? Are you looking for a new place to live and you do not want to pay full price? Easy Flat Share is an easy to use website for listing your extra rooms or finding someone who is looking for roommates. This […]

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Are You Selling An Old Mac Or iPhone? These Sites Will Snap It Up

5th July, 2012

Have you ever tried to sell your used electronics on eBay? It is next to impossible. Sure, if it does sell you might make a pretty decent amount of money, but trying to make you MacBook or iPhone stand out amongst 20,000 others just like it is no easy task. Thankfully, there are plenty of websites out there to sell your electronics instantly. No longer will you need to wait days for an auction to sell.

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Google+ Local App Launches On iPhone With Zagat Ratings And Voice Search [Updates]

4th July, 2012

Google has rolled out their Google+ local app for iPhone. The app, formerly known as Google Places, has Zagat and voice search integrated into the app. Voice search works as you would expect it to. You simply say what you are looking for, and Google will display a list of places in your area that match your search. You can use broader search terms like “pizza restaurant” to see a list of pizza places or narrow terms such as the name of a specific place.