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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Can’t Wait For iOS 6? Here’s How To Get Some Of The Awesome Features On Your Jailbroken Device Right Now [Cydia]

23rd June, 2012

The announcement of iOS 6 recently brought many new features. But if you cannot wait for iOS 6 to arrive this fall, fear not, because I will give you the hook up on the jailbreak tweaks that can add some of the awesome features right now.


Mobile Navigation App Waze Updates With Real-Time Fuel Prices [Updates]

22nd June, 2012

Waze, the incredibly popular mobile navigation app, has just launched an update to their mobile applications that will give users with real-time gas prices along their route. No longer will you need to stop at the first gas station you see only to find the one up the street could be cheaper, or it could cost more. Now you will be able to find out exactly how much the gas costs, so you can plan accordingly.


JustEdit: Browser-Based JavaScript, HTML & CSS Editor [Chrome]

21st June, 2012

Are you looking for a new way to write and practice your JavaScript, HTML and CSS coding? If you are, JustEdit is a nice light option that works right from Google Chrome. It is a simple editor that does exactly what you need it to, and that is it lets you write your code with […]

First Aid – American Red Cross: The First Aid App Everyone Should Own [Android]

21st June, 2012

No one wants to face a medical emergency. It’s scary, and could lead to some long-term problems for everyone involved. That does not mean however that you should not be prepared if something terrible does happen. No one expects you to be a doctor, but there are certainly some steps you can take to make […]

How To Integrate Facebook Into Your Jailbroken Device Before iOS 6 Launches [Cydia]

21st June, 2012

One of the coolest features of iOS 6 is the Facebook integration. The iPhone and iPad is fully loaded with features that benefit Twitter users, but for people who only use Facebook, they are kind of out of luck. Once iOS 6 rolls around, that will be solved, but if you have a jailbroken iOS device, you can have some awesome Facebook integration right now.


Spotify Finally Launches Radio On iOS, Android Version Not Available Yet [Updates]

20th June, 2012

Spotify has finally brought their long-awaited radio feature to premium users who own an iOS device. The update, available now on the iTunes App Store, grants users the ability to use a very Pandora-like radio feature through Spotify. This feature has been available on computers for a long time, so many users are very happy to have access to it on the iPhone.

Change Hidden iTunes Preferences 3.0: Tweak iTunes Settings You Weren’t Meant To See [Mac]

20th June, 2012

Have you ever wanted to take more control over iTunes? Do you wish there were more options and settings that would let you set everything more to your personal preferences? Well if so, you need to take a look at Change Hidden iTunes Preferences 3.0. As the name implies, it allows you take all those […]

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Freegate: Access Blocked Overseas Websites As Quickly As Local Ones

20th June, 2012

Do you live in a country that is heavy on censoring websites? It sucks when you are trying to make use of the Internet, and a really awesome website is not available simply because your government will not allow it. Thankfully, there are ways to work around this, you just have to get a little […]


Mozilla Rolls Out Thimble – A Code Editor For Teaching CSS And HTML [Updates]

19th June, 2012

Mozilla, the famed creators of the Firefox web browser, have just launched a new project designed to help individuals learn to create and build their own websites. The project is completely web-based, and it is designed to help users with writing basic code in both HTML and CSS. Thimble is part of Mozilla’s Webmaker Project, which is […]

I Was At E3 – These Are The 3 Games That Blew Me Away [MUO Gaming]

19th June, 2012

E3 has come and gone. All the bright lights, booth babes and general insanity are now a thing of the past. E3 is about the games, but there is plenty of other nonsense to sift through to get to the actual gaming goodness. As far as work goes, I was actually at E3 covering games for iOS, but I still found a little time to run around on the show floor and play some games that you will actually care about.


Just Landed: Makes Picking Up Friends & Family From The Airport Easier [iOS]

19th June, 2012

Picking someone up from the airport can be a real pain. You have to try to time it so that you don’t get there too early and have to pay for parking. You also do not want to be late and make the poor person you are picking up miserable since they have already been […]


Woofound: Find Things To Do Based On Your Personality [iOS]

18th June, 2012

There are so many iOS apps out there designed to help you find things to do and places to eat. Making an app stand out in this crowded market can be a real challenge. The folks behind Woofound have discovered an innovative way to recommend things to you. It simply uses your personality traits to find places […]


MacPhun Photo Apps Sale Up To 60% Off For Father’s Day [Updates]

16th June, 2012

To help soften the blow of purchasing a present for your tech savvy dad on Father’s Day, MacPhun has placed three highly rated Mac photo apps on sale for up to 60% off. The apps, originally priced between $4.99 and $19.99, are now all between $1.99 and $9.99. This is a great opportunity to get your dad some quality apps for his Mac at a big discount.


Pixen: Open Source Pixel Art Editor [Mac]

16th June, 2012

Do you love creating art? Do you like doing it in an interesting style like pixel art? If you do, and you own a Mac, you should take a look at Pixen. It is a free piece of software that features a fairly deep tool set for creating awesome pixel art images with ease (of course, you […]


4 Apps Every Diablo 3 Player Should Have On Their Device [iOS]

16th June, 2012

When anything is popular, there are usually a slew of mobile applications that hit the market in an attempt to cash in on the popularity. Diablo 3 is no exception. However, one glance at the app store will show you a ton of poorly rated apps. That being said there are some good ones out there, you just have to dig a little. Or, you can just read the rest of this article and save yourself the trouble.