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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Tackk: Create Your Virtual Bulletin Board & Share It

8th September, 2012

The Internet is filled with information, and because of this, the old school bulletin board has gone the way of the dodo. Very rarely do you go to the local coffee shop and look at the bulletin board to find out what is happening in your area. Instead, we just jump on the Internet and […]


Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HDs: All You Need To Know [Updates]

8th September, 2012

The Internet has been abuzz with all things Amazon. Specifically, all things Kindle. Amazon recently had a giant media event where they went wild and crazy announcing all kinds of new hardware. If you did not follow the constant stream of live-blogs that were all over the Internet, here’s a handy summary of the big announcements in one quick article.


Presidential IAmA, Creepy Sounds, Subreddit Of the Week And More [Best of Reddit]

8th September, 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 a very special Presidential edition of the Best of Reddit. If you’ve ever wanted to jump into the mind of the President of the United States, find out who Reddit thinks might be more famous than Barrack Obama and more awesomeness, this is the Best of Reddit for you!

PastBook: Create A Physical Book Of Your Digital History

7th September, 2012

We all put a lot of pictures on the Internet. That’s all well and good, but it kind of makes me miss the days when a picture was on paper. Sure, we can print them or take them to the local store, but that’s a pain in the butt. That is where PastBook comes into […]


PicView: Voice Tag & Annotate Your Photos [iPad]

7th September, 2012

A photo can tell a story. Just looking at a photo gives you a brief snapshot in time. You can look at a photo and know where someone has been and what they were doing. However, what if you want to tell a broader story with your photo? With PicView on the iPad, you can […]


Yandex Opens Their Cloud Storage Solution To The Public With Up To 20Gb Free Storage [Updates]

7th September, 2012

Russian search giant Yandex has had their own invite-only cloud storage solution on the market for a while now, and they have just opened it up so anyone can sign up and get their free storage. Of course, cloud storage services are available from an almost limitless amount of providers, but Yandex.Disk offers an abnormally high amount of space without having to sign up for any kind of premium account.


Rdio Launches Private Listening Mode Called ‘Protected Accounts’ [Updates]

6th September, 2012

Rdio has realized that not everyone wants to share everything they listen to at all times. With this in mind, they have launched a new feature called “Protected Accounts.” People using protected accounts can jump onto Rdio and listen to all the Backstreet Boys and N’Sync their hearts desire without the constant judging looks and ridicule they would normally get from sharing their music with the world.


Foibly: Tracks Facebook Pages For Deals So You Don’t Have To

6th September, 2012

Do you like saving money? Of course you do. Getting something you want for less than full price is always a satisfying feeling. The power of Facebook has given brands a new way of sharing deals with their supporters. However, who has time to watch all these different brands to see when they post good […]


Dashboard X 2.0 Takes iOS To The Next Level [Cydia]

6th September, 2012

One of the things many users love so much about iOS is the simplicity. When you compare it with other mobile operating systems, iOS has a lot less going on. There are no fancy widgets or any of that, and for some users this is great. For others, just a bunch of icons on a screen is not enough to satisfy them, and that is where jailbreaking comes in. Jailbreaking opens up a new world of customization. For users missing widgets, Dashboard X 2.0 is the single best way to put widgets on an iOS device.


ChemReference: Your Internet-Based Chemistry Companion

5th September, 2012

Remembering the periodic table of elements is never an easy task. There is such a wealth of information contained within, and most of it is incredibly important for chemists. If you need to get access to the information quickly, ChemReference is a fantastic web-based tool for you. It puts all the important chemistry information just […]


The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation Launches ‘The Poetry App’ [Updates]

5th September, 2012

Poetry lovers with an iPad are going to be ultra happy today. The Josephine Hart Poetry Foundation has recently launched The Poetry App, which is an incredibly feature-rich application for iPad and coming soon to Android and iPhone. This app offers tons of poetry for users to dig into and get their fill.


LikeALyzer: Analyze Your Facebook & Get Tips For Improvement

5th September, 2012

Facebook is the most popular social network on the Internet. Because of that, it is an incredibly important tool for marketing a product or brand. There is no better way to get your product in front of Internet users than through the website they spend most of their time on. Making your page do well […]

Mario, Beloved Video Game Character Or Hardened Criminal [MUO Gaming]

4th September, 2012

Today, I am here to expose the dirty secret that has been parading right in front of us all along. Mario is a hardened criminal. The crimes committed throughout Mario’s life are on par with anything Tommy Vercetti or Niko Belic have committed in Grand Theft Auto. Today I stand before you as the judge, jury, and executioner to bring the crimes of the great Mario to the masses.


Tinder: A Cloud-Based, Social Collaboration Tool For Businesses

3rd September, 2012

Today’s work environment takes place remotely far more often that it used to. With the prevalence of the cloud, it has become much easier for businesses and groups to get together and work without being in the same room or even in the same country. Tinder is a new cloud-based collaboration tool for businesses and […]


Facebook And Fox Sports Join The Same Team To Gives Games A Social Twist [Updates]

2nd September, 2012

Facebook and Fox Sports are coming together to give watching sports a social twist. Starting Saturday with the College Football game between Hawaii and USC, fans will have a direct impact on the game’s broadcast through the popular social network. Facebook and Fox Sports are calling this new program Social Sidelines, and it will be used in sports events in the future. We should see Social Sidelines implemented in Major League Baseball, NBA and NFL games fairly soon.