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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7 Endless Running And Jumping Games You Need On Your Device [iOS]

2nd August, 2012

Two of the more popular gaming genres on iOS are the endless runner and endless jumper game types. In these games, you are tasked with moving either forward or up through a level and attempt to survive as long as possible. While they may not be the deepest games available, they are well suited to mobile devices. Today, I am going to show you some endless runners and jumpers on iOS that are at the top of the heap.


PhotoChron: Build A Time Lapsed Video From Your Photos

1st August, 2012

PhotoChron is designed for you to keep track of changes through a time lapsed video that you can share with your friends. For example, if you are trying to lose weight, you can take a photo every week and have your metamorphosis show in an easy to create video. Of course, it is not enough to simply take […]


Facebook Begins Rolling Out A New ‘Save For Later’ Feature [Updates]

1st August, 2012

Watch out Instapaper; Facebook is getting into the read later game. Facebook is launching a new feature that allows users to save interesting articles that they come across in their news feed for later reading. There’s also a chance Facebook will choose to take this feature to the next level and roll it out on other websites.

I Abandoned PC Gaming, But Now I’m Back & Here’s Why [MUO Gaming]

31st July, 2012

Years ago, I was fully into gaming on my PC. I owned a PlayStation 2 and barely ever hit the power button to turn the thing on. I just did not see the value in console gaming and I was a PC gaming loyalist to the end. So I thought. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 launched with graphics that rivaled mid to upper range PCs and I figured it could not hurt to dabble in console gaming for a little while.


Gmail Video Chat Now Replaced With Google+ Hangouts [Updates]

31st July, 2012

Are you a Gmail user who enjoys the video chat feature? Starting now, and rolling out gradually over the next few weeks, that feature is going to be going through a major change. The feature will now go through Google+ Hangouts instead of the standard chat it used before. For people who do not use Google Plus, you will still be able to make use of the improved features that come with this update.


iView: A jQuery Image Slider That Looks Great & Is Easy To Use

31st July, 2012

For any web developers out there looking for an easy to an implement image slider that looks great and is easy to set up, you should take a look at iView. It’s simple to set up, and it has lots of options for making a beautiful slider that suits your needs perfectly. Check out a sample […]

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Droidicious: A Beautiful Delicious Bookmark Client [Android]

31st July, 2012

One of the most popular ways to keep track of bookmarks is with Delicious. It allows users to keep track of everything with a detailed list of tags. For someone who bookmarks many sites, Delicious is a lifesaver for finding things later on. Of course, many users want to take their bookmarks with them when […]


Yelp Launches Update For iOS And Web Applications [Updates]

28th July, 2012

Yelp, one of the most popular ways to find places to go in your area, has just launched huge updates for its iOS and Web Applications that add lots of fantastic new features. All three of the mobile apps have gained some key functionality. Even though Yelp is soon to be implemented directly into iOS, that did not stop them for taking their current suite of apps to another level.


Save Money On Travel, Learn About Space, Reddit Of The Week And More [Best Of Reddit]

28th July, 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 some outer space stuff, some travel advice from someone who has seen it all, a Reddit of the week and more. It is time to kick back, relax and get ready to be entertained by the best of the crazy stuff Reddit has to offer.


Facebook Launches A New Social Recommendation Plugin [Updates]

27th July, 2012

Facebook is launching a brand new version of the social recommendation pop-up box. This is the little box that pops out automatically when you reach the bottom of websites that have it implemented and suggests other interesting things to read. It is designed to engage readers in other articles that they may find interesting. The problem with the previous version is that most of the articles were not actually geared towards the individual, and so people did not end up clicking them.


Infinite Social Wall: Turn Your Social Feeds In A Pinterest-Like Feed On Your Site

27th July, 2012

Do you own a website? Are you looking for a way to display feeds in an elegant, beautiful way? If you use PHP and MySQL to mange your website, Infinite Social Wall is the perfect tool to make this happen. It allows you to create a stunning page that looks and functions beautifully. The design […]

Spectacle: Easily Organize Windows Without Using Your Mouse [Mac]

27th July, 2012

Do you use your Mac to work on multiple things at once? If you find yourself switching back and forth between multiple documents all the time, doing it manually can be a pain. You have to constantly switch back and forth or manually drag the windows so they fit comfortably on the screen. Or, you can simply install Spectacle […]


Windows Malware Found In iOS Application [Updates]

26th July, 2012

An iOS app called “Instaquotes Quotes Cards for Instagram” has been found to have a piece of Windows malware. However, it’s worth noting that many iOS users will never have a problem resulting from this because it has no effect on the iOS device itself. Also, users with a Mac will not notice any problems resulting from this piece of malicious code. Users who organize their apps on Windows can be affected by the worm embedded in the app.


4 Cydia Tweaks That Will Make Google Chrome On iOS The Best Browser Around [Cydia, iOS]

26th July, 2012

You were excited when Google Chrome launched on iOS. I was too; but then I remembered that you cannot simply make it your default browser, and this makes it tough for me as I actually want to use it. I think the browser offers an overall better browsing experience than Mobile Safari; it just needs a couple of small improvements to put it over the edge.

6 Great Free Games Based on Top TV Shows [MUO Gaming]

24th July, 2012

Everyone loves free games. Getting some good entertainment without opening the wallet is a good feeling. Whether you are trying to kill some downtime at work, or looking for something cool to do while hanging around the house, booting up a free game is always a good thing. Besides gaming, another thing I love is watching some television. What if there was some way to combine the two?