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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Sumo Paint Is As Close As You Can Get To Photoshop In Your Browser [Chrome]

6th December, 2012

Photoshop is one insanely powerful program. It has so many features that it is honestly hard to wrap your head around it. Unfortunately, it also comes with a price tag and learning curve that reflect the load of features and options. After all, there are entire classes dedicated to just learning the program, and once you do, you will have to run out and drop hundreds of dollars to have it installed on your own computer.

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iRemembered Helps You Make Sure You Never Miss A Birthday Again [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

5th December, 2012

Do you have a lot of friends and family members? Remembering all of those birthdays can be very difficult, and not wishing a friend a happy birthday on their special day can cause a serious strain on the relationship. Still, if you have more than a few birthdays you need to remember, it can be tough to keep track of them all. If you want to make sure you save those friendships and keep your friends and family happy, you are going to need some assistance.

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Gmail 2.0 Update Hits The App Store With New Design And Features [Updates]

5th December, 2012

The Gmail app on iOS has just received a new update designed to improve the core functionality of the application with a new look and some sought after new features. The first change that users will notice is the new look of the app. The app certainly looks a lot smoother with the new design.

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The 6 Best Angry Video Game Nerd Episodes [MUO Gaming]

4th December, 2012

“He’s gonna take you back to the past, to play the . . .” For many a gamer, this song is immediately recognizable as the theme to the Angry Video Game Nerd. After all, “he’s the angriest gamer you’ve ever heard.” Some know him as “the angry Atari Sega nerd.” Maybe to you he’s the “Angry Nintendo Nerd.” The Angry Video Game Nerd has made close to 110 episodes, and I have seen and enjoyed every single one of them.

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Name Your Price For 7 THQ Games Thanks To Humble Bundle [Updates]

4th December, 2012

The Humble Bundle is a fantastic idea. It typically features a number of indy games where buyers can choose their own price. The Humble Bundle crew is breaking the mold with its latest release, this time bringing a number of triple-A releases from THQ. Not that there is anything wrong with independent games, but the chance to get mainstream games from a huge publisher like THQ is unheard of.

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Calculator Infinity – An Incredibly Feature-Rich Math App [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

3rd December, 2012

iOS comes with a calculator installed out of the box, and it can handle most basic math functions, but sometimes, you need a little more. For certain walks of life, simply adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing just is not enough. Sure, the iOS calculator can be turned on its side to allow for some basic scientific functions, but even still, that might not be enough for some users.

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PrimeTube: Elegant YouTube Client [Windows Phone]

2nd December, 2012

When people think of watching videos online or on a smartphone, YouTube is the first place that comes to mind. After all, it has more videos than any other place on the web, and there is almost endless hours of entertainment available on the service. Of course, you need a way to watch all of […]

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Todo.ly: Simple Browser-Based ToDo List App

1st December, 2012

Remembering¬†all the things we need to¬†accomplish¬†can be a challenge. Every day we all face all kinds of goals and challenges that need to get done, and missing one can be¬†devastating. Thankfully, there are plenty of apps out there that help us remember to get things done. Todo.ly is a great example of what a to-do […]

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Pin-a-note: Pin Notes Directly To The Start Screen [Windows 8]

1st December, 2012

Are you looking for an easy way to leave yourself little reminders on Windows 8 or Windows RT? Well, if you are, you should check out Pin-a-Note. It is an easy to use app that allows you to pin handy little notes right to your start screen. This puts them close at hand and makes […]

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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.