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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UniFlash: Flash, Back Up, Restore & Install ROMs [Android]

23rd September, 2012

Are you one of those users who loves to mess around with your Android? Do you find simply using it is no fun, so you need to create and install custom ROMs to make the device your own? Well if you do, and your Android is rooted, you need to check out UniFlash. It has […]

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Adomatic: Run For President With Your Own Campaign Ad

23rd September, 2012

Would you like to be the President of the United States? While I would not mind his paycheck, I do not think I could deal with the stress of his job. Meeting deadlines as a writer is plenty of stress for me. If you want to pretend, you can use this fun site called Adomatic […]

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Facebook For Chrome Is The Extension For Every Facebook Junkie [Chrome]

22nd September, 2012

Ever since extensions and apps were launched for web browsers, they have consistently improved in quality and become more feature-rich. Almost any major web-based service has some kind of extension or app available for Google Chrome and other web browsers. Of course, Facebook is no exception to that rule. The problem with a service as popular as Facebook is the abundance of junky Chrome extensions that no one in their right mind would actually use.

SuperBetter: Apply The Best Of Games To Your Real Life

21st September, 2012

Have you ever wanted your life to be a video game? Well that is impossible, but you can apply some game-like principles to your life with the help of SuperBetter. It uses goals and achievements that are very similar to those of video games to help you improve your life. If you need a little […]

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Grooveshark Rolls Out Brand New Mobile Browser-Based Player [Updates]

21st September, 2012

Grooveshark recently launched an HTML5 version of their popular music player. With this new web app, you can get access to Grooveshark’s massive library of music from your mobile device without downloading an app or paying any kind of monthly subscription fee.

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Skitch Releases 2.0 With New Features And An iPhone App [Updates]

21st September, 2012

Evernote has put a lot of work into their popular image editor known as Skitch recently. They have just launched version 2.0 and it adds some great new features to their desktop application. They have also rolled out an iPhone and iPod touch version of the app.

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What’s On Air: A New Take On Radio [iPhone]

20th September, 2012

There is no shortage of applications designed for listening to music on the iPhone. There are premium apps like Spotify and Rdio that allow you to listen to any song you want for a monthly fee. Apps like Pandora give you the ability to listen to randomly generated radio stations based on an artist or […]

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R-Crypto: Create & Encrypt Virtual Drives [Windows]

20th September, 2012

Encrypting confidential data on your PC can be an important and time-consuming task. Making it as easy and safe as possible is the goal of any Windows user, and R-Crypto looks to be a great option. Not only does it offer deep encryption for protection, but it allows you to create entire virtual drives of […]

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Wunderlist – The Best To-Do List Application On The iPhone [iOS]

20th September, 2012

Wunderlist is one of the simplest ways to keep track of what you need to do. It has an elegant user interface that just makes sense. Anyone can pick it up and figure out how to use it with little or no direction. That is why I use it every day to keep track of my tasks here at MakeUseOf. I love that I can simply log in, type myself a quick description of the task at hand and save it for later.

Secure Passwords: Generate A Different Password For Every Website

19th September, 2012

Hackers are all over the Internet trying to steal personal information. It’s unfortunate, but security online is more important than it’s ever been. A huge part of security comes from generating passwords that are not easy to brute force or guess. Secure Passwords is a web-based app that generates complicated passwords for you, and has […]

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[HELP NEEDED] Tell Us Your Favorite Cydia Tweaks, Win 150 Reward Points!

19th September, 2012

We’re looking to come up with a definitive list of Cydia tweaks, the best resource for new jailbreakers looking to get started and discover the best tweaks Cydia has to offer. If you are an expert on jailbreaking, please share your recommendations with us, and you could be one of three lucky winners to receive 150 rewards points.

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Twitter Launches New Profiles And Rebuilds Their iPad App From The Ground Up [Updates]

19th September, 2012

Twitter has been very busy recently. They just launched a new profile for Twitter users which includes a very Facebook-like header photo. To go along with the new style of profiles, Twitter has also rebuilt their iPad application from the ground up.

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This Link Will Self Destruct: Create Short Links That Expire When You Choose

18th September, 2012

Short links are all the rage on the Internet nowadays. As the popularity of Twitter grows, the popularity of creating links that use less and less of our precious 140 characters grows with it. Most short link services do not offer much in the way of options. You create the link and send it, and […]

6 Video Game Franchises That Did Not Need More Sequels [MUO Gaming]

18th September, 2012

The video game industry always has, and always will be driven by sequels. Game publishers are always looking for ways to leverage a franchise and turn into something that can be milked for the long haul. For many franchises, this ends up being a good thing. But there are some occasions where the attempt to cash in and build a franchise is a bad thing.

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Internet Explorer Users Could Be Vulnerable To A Huge Security Hole [Updates]

18th September, 2012

Internet Explorer users may have a reason to jump ship and head over to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or any other browser. It was recently revealed that there may be a large Zero-day exploit causing problems for IE users. If an Internet Explorer user visits a malicious site that exploits this security hole, the results could be quite bad for them. This issue will not cause a problem for users of Internet Explorer 10. Only users running IE version 7,8, or 9 on a machine running Windows XP, Vista or 7 are at risk.