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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Are Your Newly Updated iOS Apps Crashing? It Might Be Apple’s Fault [Updates]

6th July, 2012

If you just updated an app in the last couple of days and it is crashing before even opening, don’t go and leave a negative review on the app. It appears that this is happening to some really major applications, and the problem seems to be caused by an issue on Apple’s end. Apple has not commented on the issue yet, but Instapaper creator Marco Arment has said in a blog post recently that this is happening with his app.


CrowdSpottr: Find Out Where To Go & With Whom [iOS & Android]

6th July, 2012

Do you find it difficult to keep track of your friends across Facebook and Foursquare? It can be hard to find out where the cool stuff is happening when your friends are spread across so many different places. CrowdSpottr is designed to find out where your friends are, what’s going on and where the best places […]


Cheddar: An Ultra Simple To-Do List App [iOS]

5th July, 2012

Are you sick of to-do lists that take more work to manage than the task itself? Well Cheddar is here to save the day with an ultra simple to-do app that works with only text. There are no crazy options that make setting up a task feel like it takes forever. All you do is […]


smartView: View Up To 4 Websites With No Ads [Mac]

5th July, 2012

Do you have certain websites that you need to monitor at all times? If so, launching a new tab and running them in your normal web browser may not be the ideal way. Instead, a program like smartView, which allows you to have up to four different websites up all the time, is a much […]


Easy Flat Share: Find & Share A Place To Live

5th July, 2012

Are you currently in possession of some extra room in your house or apartment? Are you looking for a new place to live and you do not want to pay full price? Easy Flat Share is an easy to use website for listing your extra rooms or finding someone who is looking for roommates. This […]


Are You Selling An Old Mac Or iPhone? These Sites Will Snap It Up

5th July, 2012

Have you ever tried to sell your used electronics on eBay? It is next to impossible. Sure, if it does sell you might make a pretty decent amount of money, but trying to make you MacBook or iPhone stand out amongst 20,000 others just like it is no easy task. Thankfully, there are plenty of websites out there to sell your electronics instantly. No longer will you need to wait days for an auction to sell.


Google+ Local App Launches On iPhone With Zagat Ratings And Voice Search [Updates]

4th July, 2012

Google has rolled out their Google+ local app for iPhone. The app, formerly known as Google Places, has Zagat and voice search integrated into the app. Voice search works as you would expect it to. You simply say what you are looking for, and Google will display a list of places in your area that match your search. You can use broader search terms like “pizza restaurant” to see a list of pizza places or narrow terms such as the name of a specific place.

4 Things That Really Annoy Me About Diablo 3 [MUO Gaming]

4th July, 2012

Last week we talked about Diablo 3, and some of the amazing things that I love about it. This week, I am going to have to dip my toe into the dark side. After all, as much as I love the game, and will continue to play it, there are some pretty serious issues that need to be addressed. I intended to write one article and fill it with both love and hate, but it turned out I loved too much about the game. Is the same true for the things I hate?

Presentista: A New Way To Make Presentations

3rd July, 2012

Are you sick of the same old presentations that come from PowerPoint? While they may be the industry standard for presentations, it does not mean it’s not worth looking around for something that can make your presentations stand out above the rest. Presentista is a new way to create presentations, and it works right from […]


Google Chrome Now Works On iPhone And iPad & Google Drive Hits iOS [Updates]

30th June, 2012

Google Chrome is finally available for iOS devices. It offers the full-featured browsing experience that users expect from Chrome. It has a clean, easy-to-navigate user interface that makes browsing the web on iOS feel more like using a computer.


Your Smartphone Will Help You Kick The Habit: Quit Smoking With These Apps

30th June, 2012

There is nothing easy about quitting smoking. Just like any addiction, it can take over your mind and make it next to impossible to move on with your life and kick the habit. Whether you are an Android iOS or Blackberry user, there are applications out there that can help you get on with your life without the smoking habit hanging around bothering you.


Local Website Archive: Save Any Webpage To Your Hard Drive

30th June, 2012

Do you like having important websites available even if you are not able to use the Internet? Sometimes we have to take our laptops places where a connection is not readily available, and if there is an important page on the web that we will need to get access to, you need a way to […]


Kill Keys: Disable Certain Keys On Your Keyboard To Prevent Accidentally Pressing Them

29th June, 2012

Have you ever been in an intense moment in a computer game, and just as things are hitting their peak, you hit the Windows key and minimize the game? This has happened to me before, and if you play a lot of games, I am quite sure you have experienced the pain of this occurring as well. […]


Spotify Launches First Ever Artist-Specific Apps [Updates]

29th June, 2012

Spotify has a rolled out a brand new type of app for their service. A few months back they launched a group of apps designed for record labels, and now they are rolling out apps which cater to specific artists. The initial offer features four different musicians. If you are a huge fan Quincy Jones, Tiësto, Rancid or Disturbed, you can log in to Spotify and download their apps right now.


4 Excellent Mice For Everyday Use Under $50

28th June, 2012

We use our computers every day. Whether we are checking email, browsing the web or chatting with friends, our computers are an important part of our lives. Most of us interact two ways with our computers. We have our keyboard and our mouse. They are both important for different things, but in my opinion, as long as a keyboard has all the right buttons on it, it is good enough for me. With a mouse, I am much more particular.