Dave LeClair

Joined June 2011

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.

Feel free to contact at dleclair@makeuseof.com

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Shareaholic Lets You Share All The Cool Stuff You Find On The Web [Chrome]

1st December, 2012

The Internet is all about sharing. Word of mouth is how we tend to stumble upon the best content on the web. After all, if your friends think something is cool, you can probably trust that you will like it to. Hopefully, your friends feel the same way about the content you share on the web. Many websites have social sharing options built right into the site, but you may not be able to share on the service you want.

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iOS Version Of Chrome Gets New Features – Android Gets Bug Fixes [Updates]

29th November, 2012

Google has rolled out an update for its Android and iOS applications. In terms of new features, those come to the iOS application. The Android update is pretty much just to fix a couple of nagging bugs that were annoying users of the popular browser. Still, even if it might not be the most exciting update for Android users, fixing bugs is never a bad thing. If you use the browser on iOS, then this update definitely has some cool stuff in store for you.

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Currency Converter Allows You To Convert Any Kind Of Money [Chrome]

29th November, 2012

Do you often have to deal with currency from other countries? It can be a real pain, because let us face it, we are just accustomed to type of money used in our own, native country. For most of us, it’s all we’ve ever known. For Americans, we just think about the cost of things in terms of how dollars it will cost us to buy it. The same is true for many European countries where the Euro is the standard form of money.

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Use Parking Meter Pro To Make Sure You Never Get A Parking Ticket Again [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

28th November, 2012

Have you ever parked your car in a metered parking space, only to lose track of time and end up with a parking ticket waiting for you when you arrive back to your car. Suddenly, that dollar you fed into the meter is quite a bit more with the cost of the ticket. No one wants to deal with a parking ticket; it’s just a flat-out waste of money. Sure, you could just remember when you parked and make sure you get out there in time, but if you are busy, it can be really hard to keep track of time.

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Google Integrates Google+ Profiles Into Google Play Reviews [Updates]

28th November, 2012

One of the great things to come from the world of apps is user reviews. Sure, users have been able to review products forever, but with apps, it has become one of the main methods by which the merits of an app are judged. And now, user reviews on Google Play are getting a little more personal with a new update from Google. With this update, users’ reviews are now linked to their Google Plus account.

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Wii U Games Worth Getting Excited About [MUO Gaming]

27th November, 2012

The Wii U just hit the market, and there’s a good chance that if you didn’t get one, you missed the boat. Supply shortages are commonplace with the launch of a new console. That being said, if you did manage to get your hands on the Wii U, there are some great games coming along and some that are on store shelves already. Sure, the Wii U might be a little weird with its new control method, but it still looks like a pretty awesome system with some great games.

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Looking To Ditch Mobile Safari? Mercury Browser Pro Is The App For You [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

27th November, 2012

Most iOS users are happy to use Mobile Safari. It’s a solid browser with many of the features users need, but for some users, it’s not enough. Some of us want more from our browsers on iOS. There are some pretty solid third-party browsers available on the App Store. In terms of features, some of the third-party browsers blow Mobile Safari out of the water.

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Cirrus: Edit Files In Dropbox On The Web

26th November, 2012

Dropbox is a great way for sharing files if you travel between multiple computers. If you have the Dropbox app installed, you simply edit and save the file, and everything just works. However, what if you are somewhere that you can’t install Dropbox? Then you have to download the files, make edits, and re-upload them. […]

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Ribbet!: An Easy To Use Online Photo Editor

26th November, 2012

Are you looking for an easier way to improve your photos? If so, look no further than Ribbet!. It’s an easy to use web app that does most of the photo editing for you. With a single mouse click it can take your pictures and make them look much better. Just upload a photo, and it will […]

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Think Fandango Is Just For Checking Movie Showtimes? Think Again [iPhone]

24th November, 2012

Are you a movie buff? If so, you probably like to keep up with all the latest happenings in the movie world at all times. You want all of that critical information about what is happening in Hollywood to be at your fingertips whenever you need it. You want showtimes, trailers, cast and crew information, and everything else in the blink of an eye. Sure, you can get most of this information by searching the web, but with the magic of applications, there is an easier way.

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5 Paid Apps You Can Get Free On Black Friday [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

23rd November, 2012

Black Friday is here. It’s a day of savings, and absolute insanity. Well, we are here to bring you some iPhone apps absolutely free. Best of all, you don’t even need to brave the madness at your local retailer. All you need to do is click the links and save some money. Usually, we review one app that’s gone free on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, but in honor of Black Friday, we had to go all out and bring you a bunch of free apps.

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RedditGraphs: Visualize Someone’s Reddit History

23rd November, 2012

Have you ever wanted to dig deeper into a person’s Reddit history? Reddit lets you see the person’s profile, but it just shows a list of comments and if the person is active on Reddit, it can be next to impossible to actually make any sense of the load of information. The new website called […]

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Batchrun: A Free Program To Create Batch Files

23rd November, 2012

Are you looking for an easy to use way to create batch files without using complicated scripting languages? There are some programs out there that can handle it but most of them are pretty hard to use. One we have found is called Batchrun, and it is actually quiet easy to use. It allows you to […]

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Google Maps Makes Shopping Easier With Indoor Floor Plans [Updates]

22nd November, 2012

The holiday shopping season is literally upon us. For deal hunters, Black Friday is a day filled with no sleep, waiting in lines, and downright insanity. Well Google Maps is hoping to make your shopping experience a little easier with the addition of indoor floor plans for various stores and locations around the world. Google has had this feature available for Android for some time, and they rolled it out in the UK to coincide with the Olympic Games, but now, they are bringing it to desktop.

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Pillboxie – A Lifesaver With Easy To Use Medication Reminders [iOS]

22nd November, 2012

Remembering to take your medication is obviously incredibly important. Depending on the reason you need to take a certain kind of medication, remembering the pill can literally be a matter of life and death. Even if it isn’t as serious as that, the doctor prescribed the medication for a reason, and in order for it to it have any effect, you need to be consistent in remembering to take the medication.