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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Scam Alert: My Total Profile Views Today Facebook App Spams Your Friends [Updates]

24th July, 2012

Another group of malicious people have started a new Facebook scam that will spam your poor unsuspecting friends with wall posts and constant annoyances. Chances are, you will stumble across this scam via a friend who themselves fell for it. You may see a wall post or message that “tells” you how many people viewed […]

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AttributeMagic Free: Modify File Properties In Windows

23rd July, 2012

Do you have some files that you need to change? Are you looking for the most efficient solution to make this happen? Well fear not, because AttributeMagic Free is a lightweight program that is designed for you to modify all kinds of file properties in one place. AttributeMagic allows you to change all kinds of properties of […]


90′s TV Stars, US Phone Carriers Sucking, PC Gaming Growing And More [Best Of Reddit]

21st July, 2012

This is the weekly column where we look at some of the coolest shenanigans taking place on Reddit and share them with all of you. This week we have an IAmA with a 90′s Nickelodeon star, a person who had a weird kind of relationship, some code cracking, the Reddit of the week and more juicy bits of goodness. So sit back and get ready for the Best of Reddit.

SynciOS: Alternative Transfer Solution Between iOS Devices & PC

20th July, 2012

Are you looking for an alternative to iTunes for copying all kinds of files to your iOS device? If you want another way to copy apps, music, eBooks and more to your device without iTunes, SynciOS is an awesome option. It is packed full of features designed to make managing your device as simple as […]


MindMaple: Make A Mind Map & Get Organized

20th July, 2012

Do you find that you have so many tasks that you get overwhelmed? We’ve all been there. As a writer with a slew of projects, I know I can have a hard time remembering what is due when. MindMaple is a program designed to help you manage all those difficult tasks in the most efficient […]

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AVG Officially Launches Desktop Safe Social App MultiMi [Updates]

19th July, 2012

AVG, one of the leaders in security software, officially launched their desktop social application called MultiMi. MultiMi is designed as a way of getting all of your social services in one place and controlling them with the added security that AVG is known to offer. For someone managing many of different email, social, photo and chat services, this free program is a great choice.

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6 Apps That Will Make Planning Your Wedding A Little Easier [iOS]

19th July, 2012

So you think you are ready to tie the knot and propose to your significant other? Well congratulations are in order! Of course, your wedding is supposed to be the happiest day of your life, but that does not mean that there is not an incredible amount of work and planning required in making your wedding go off without a hitch. A lot goes into the perfect wedding, and you will need to be well prepared to handle any situation that comes along.


Right Zoom: Make the Maximize Icon In Mac Behave Like Windows [Mac]

18th July, 2012

If you are a new Mac user coming from Windows, you may be a little confused about the green “+” button on a window in OSX. Windows users are accustomed to clicking maximize and having the window fill up all available screen space. On a Mac, it just makes the content the original size. Fear […]


Track My Life: Find Where You Spend Most Of Your Life [iOS, Android, Windows Phone]

18th July, 2012

Do you wonder where your time goes? Sometimes at the end of a day it can feel like we didn’t do anything or go anywhere. Other times it feel like we traveled half the world in an instant. If you want to be able to look back and see where you went, Track My Life […]

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WhoAreYou: A True Caller ID [Android]

18th July, 2012

You already have caller ID on your mobile phone, right? Of course you do, as long as the person is listed in your contacts. What about those annoying callers that are not stored in your phone? What can you do about finding out who they are before you answer? You can simply download WhoAreYou on […]


Mashduo: Compare iTunes Music With A Friend [Mac]

17th July, 2012

Are you the type of person who loves pointing out new music that you think your friends may like? Maybe you just want to see if you have a bigger music collection than your friends? Whatever your reason for wanting to compare your iTunes library with a friend, we have discovered a program that makes this incredibly […]

My Favorite Video Game Accessories Ever Created [MUO Gaming]

17th July, 2012

A video game console usually comes with the system itself, some cables and a controller. These are the essentials necessary to give the machine power, make it display images on your screen of choice and provide you with a method of interacting with the game. Nine times out of ten, this is more than sufficient to play the game and have a damn good time. However, some games require a little more.


Attackers Gain Root Access To Kindle Touch Through Browser Exploit, Fix Incoming [Updates]

17th July, 2012

Attention Kindle Touch users: there is a browser exploit that allows attackers to gain root access to your device. In doing so, they can potentially gain access to your Amazon account. Obviously, many of us store our payment information directly in out Amazon account, and having a malicious person access that information is never a good thing.


Friendsheet: Pinterest Style Photo Viewer For Your Facebook Feed

14th July, 2012

When Mark Zuckerberg likes a plug-in that uses Facebook, you know it’s something worth checking out. In this case, we have Friendsheet, which takes the photos from your Facebook news feed and displays them in a Pinterest styled page. Mark Zuckerberg recently liked it on Facebook, giving it his seal of approval, and after testing […]


Amazon Launches Apple Game Center Competitor Called GameCircle For Kindle Fire [Updates]

14th July, 2012

If you own a Kindle Fire and enjoy gaming on it, you are in luck because Amazon just rolled out an awesome new feature called GameCircle that is similar to Apple’s Game Center. This new service connects gamers with each other, has leaderboards and syncs game states between any device.