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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Cirrus: Edit Files In Dropbox On The Web

26th November, 2012

Dropbox is a great way for sharing files if you travel between multiple computers. If you have the Dropbox app installed, you simply edit and save the file, and everything just works. However, what if you are somewhere that you can’t install Dropbox? Then you have to download the files, make edits, and re-upload them. […]


Ribbet!: An Easy To Use Online Photo Editor

26th November, 2012

Are you looking for an easier way to improve your photos? If so, look no further than Ribbet!. It’s an easy to use web app that does most of the photo editing for you. With a single mouse click it can take your pictures and make them look much better. Just upload a photo, and it will […]


Think Fandango Is Just For Checking Movie Showtimes? Think Again [iPhone]

24th November, 2012

Are you a movie buff? If so, you probably like to keep up with all the latest happenings in the movie world at all times. You want all of that critical information about what is happening in Hollywood to be at your fingertips whenever you need it. You want showtimes, trailers, cast and crew information, and everything else in the blink of an eye. Sure, you can get most of this information by searching the web, but with the magic of applications, there is an easier way.


5 Paid Apps You Can Get Free On Black Friday [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

23rd November, 2012

Black Friday is here. It’s a day of savings, and absolute insanity. Well, we are here to bring you some iPhone apps absolutely free. Best of all, you don’t even need to brave the madness at your local retailer. All you need to do is click the links and save some money. Usually, we review one app that’s gone free on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, but in honor of Black Friday, we had to go all out and bring you a bunch of free apps.


RedditGraphs: Visualize Someone’s Reddit History

23rd November, 2012

Have you ever wanted to dig deeper into a person’s Reddit history? Reddit lets you see the person’s profile, but it just shows a list of comments and if the person is active on Reddit, it can be next to impossible to actually make any sense of the load of information. The new website called […]


Batchrun: A Free Program To Create Batch Files

23rd November, 2012

Are you looking for an easy to use way to create batch files without using complicated scripting languages? There are some programs out there that can handle it but most of them are pretty hard to use. One we have found is called Batchrun, and it is actually quiet easy to use. It allows you to […]


Google Maps Makes Shopping Easier With Indoor Floor Plans [Updates]

22nd November, 2012

The holiday shopping season is literally upon us. For deal hunters, Black Friday is a day filled with no sleep, waiting in lines, and downright insanity. Well Google Maps is hoping to make your shopping experience a little easier with the addition of indoor floor plans for various stores and locations around the world. Google has had this feature available for Android for some time, and they rolled it out in the UK to coincide with the Olympic Games, but now, they are bringing it to desktop.


Pillboxie – A Lifesaver With Easy To Use Medication Reminders [iOS]

22nd November, 2012

Remembering to take your medication is obviously incredibly important. Depending on the reason you need to take a certain kind of medication, remembering the pill can literally be a matter of life and death. Even if it isn’t as serious as that, the doctor prescribed the medication for a reason, and in order for it to it have any effect, you need to be consistent in remembering to take the medication.

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Runner’s Log Makes It Easy To Keep Track Of Your Runs [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

21st November, 2012

Any serious runner knows that it is important to keep track of their runs. There is no way you can remember all your times and routes manually. It’s also impossible to really know if your runs are improving without keeping detailed records of your runs everyday. The best way to see improvement is with lots of data. Thankfully, smartphones can make it easier to keep track of all the important information.

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Appsfire Merges Its Two Apps Into One Super-App [Updates]

21st November, 2012

Appsfire is a website designed to help you find all kinds of information about iOS applications. Originally, they offered two different apps. The first one was designed to help users find collections of apps to complete their iOS experience. The second app was a personal favorite of mine called Appsfire Deals. This app kept track of apps with price drops and apps that used to cost money that are now free. Well, Appsfire has now taken its two apps and merged them into one.


4 Things About Grand Theft Auto V That Have Me Incredibly Excited [MUO Gaming]

20th November, 2012

The epic reveal of all things Grand Theft Auto V is here. The folks at Game Informer have shown off a massive cover article that details lots of information about Rockstar’s upcoming mega game. When a new GTA is announced, gamers cannot help but froth at the mouth for new details. GTA is one of those games that transcends gaming. Like Call of Duty and Halo, the launch of a new Grand Theft Auto is an event. It seems to be all we can talk about.


No More Socks Makes Your Holiday Shopping Easy [iOS, Free For A Limited Time]

19th November, 2012

No More Socks: The Christmas List Genius is the perfect app for keeping track of your holiday shopping. Even though it’s called The Christmas List Genius, don’t let that deceive you, because it can be used for any holiday or birthday that involves keeping track of what kinds of gifts you need to give.


Think Shazam Only Identifies Music? Think Again [iPhone]

17th November, 2012

More often that not, the creator of an app is content to sit back and enjoy the success and not evolve. That’s fine in some situations, but it’s really fantastic when an app creator is willing to keep moving forward. This extra effort makes for an app that even years after its release, is still worth talking about. Shazam certainly fits the description of an app that was not content with its original functionality.


Edcanvas: Create Awesome Canvases For Teaching Your Students

16th November, 2012

Are you a teacher looking for a cool and different way to teach your students? This new website called Edcanvas could be just the ticket. With this site, you can create customized canvases that offer a new and exciting way to teach students. You can implement all kinds of elements into your canvas to build a cool […]


Pygmyfoto: A Simple, Deployable Photo Roll Program For The Web

16th November, 2012

Are you looking for a way to show off photos on your website, but don’t need all the bells and whistles that come with sites like WordPress and other more advanced blogging platforms? Well, if so, Pygmyfoto might be right up your alley. It is an open-source, deployable web photo tool that allows you to share photos […]