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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Dumb Television Shows, People Who Shouldn’t Have Graduated And More [Best Of Reddit]

14th July, 2012

On the agenda for today, we have some incredibly dumb IAmA action, some video game nonsense, a Reddit of the week and more. It is time to kick back, relax and get ready to be entertained by the best of the crazy stuff Reddit has to offer.


Over 450,000 Yahoo Voices Passwords Hacked And Posted Online [Updates]

13th July, 2012

Are you a Yahoo Voices user? If so, you need to jump online right away and change your password because it may have been compromised. Not only were the password stolen, but email addresses for every user of the service was posted, so it is not even necessary for someone to figure out the email associated with the password.

YouTube Previewer: Preview YouTube Thumbnails From Video Links [Chrome]

13th July, 2012

When you load a YouTube video, one of the cooler features is the ability to see a live thumbnail preview of the video by moving your mouse along the bar. This is a great way to see what is coming up in the later parts of the video. This works great when you are on […]


QwkBit: Easy To Use Short-Term Web Hosting

13th July, 2012

Usually, hosting a website requires you to sign up for a plan and buy some amount of space. However, not everyone needs to host a website for an extended period of time. For one reason or another, you may need to upload a page to the web and share it only temporarily. If this is […]


Mobile Apps To Keep In Touch With Your Favorite MMO

12th July, 2012

Because an MMO is so immersive you do not want to feel like you are disconnected from the game. If you are hardcore into World of Warcraft, Star Wars: The Old Republic or Eve Online, we have found some amazing apps that will help you expand your gameplay experience with your iPhone or Android.


Utopia Docs: PDF Reader That Connects Scientific Articles To Online Content

12th July, 2012

If you read a lot of static scientific documents in PDF format, Utopia Docs is the perfect PDF reader for you. It is a PDF reader that connects the static content of scientific articles to the dynamic world of online content. It keeps information current and makes standard PDF documents come alive in a way that […]


Sys Information: Easily Keep Track Of All Important System Processes On Your PC

11th July, 2012

Windows has a built-in system information tab, and much of the time it can be quite useful. However, it does not display everything you need to know, which causes you to bounce around from place to place to get the data you need. Sys Information solves that problem by putting all the information on your […]


AVG Family Safe Hits The iTunes App Store With A Revamped, Safer Web Browser [Updates]

11th July, 2012

AVG Family Safe is the hot new browser in town on iOS. It is tailor-made for people who want their children to have a safer web browsing experience while using their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Many parents use filters to protect their children while they are browsing the web on their computers, but they have nothing in place to safeguard them while on iOS devices. Downloading AVG Family Safe is just the tool for the job.


Binary Translator: Translate Any Text Into Binary Quickly & Easily

11th July, 2012

Have you ever wanted to find out what a string of text would be in binary code? Maybe you want to post some cryptic messages on Facebook using binary code instead of the actual text. Whatever your reasons for wanting to translate text into binary, doing it manually can be a real hassle. You have […]

3 Video Games That Did The Best Job Of Moving From 2D To 3D [MUO Gaming]

10th July, 2012

Some video games stand the test of time. Sure, they may have started as 2D games, but they were able to evolve and get with the times. There is, and always will be, a place for 2D, but to be successful, a franchise needs to move on and enter the realm of 3D. I am not talking about 3D as in glasses and images popping off the screen. I am talking about a three-dimensional world for the characters in the game.

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Lady Gaga’s ‘Little Monsters’ Social Network Officially Opens To The Public [Updates]

10th July, 2012

Lady Gaga’s very own social network has finally left closed beta and is now available for all her “little monsters” to sign up. What is Lady Gaga’s social network, you ask? The best way to describe it is a mixture between Pinterest and Facebook with a giant splash of Lady Gaga throw into the mix. It’s the perfect place to develop your very own “Bad Romance” (pun intended).


Yodiz: An Incredibly Robust Team Management Solution

9th July, 2012

Do you manage a team of developers? Are you looking for a way to streamline managing them? Yodiz is an incredibly robust solution for managing all of your teams tasks and tracking their progress. If you are sick of long email threads and are looking for a way to make sure everyone stays on task […]


Shoe Addicts: An Instagram-Like App For Shoe Lovers [iOS]

8th July, 2012

Are you positively addicted to shoes? Do you own a collection of shoes that you want to share with other addicts like yourself? If you love shoes and want to share fun and interesting photos of your shoes, you should check out Shoe Addicts. It allows you to share you fun photos of your shoes […]


Want A Free Copy Of Angry Birds? Seasons Is Free On iOS For A Limited Time [Updates]

8th July, 2012

If you missed out on Angry Birds Seasons when it first came out, or during one of the many updates to the game, you are in luck, because from now until Thursday you can download it for free. The free game is available in versions for iPhone (normally $.99) and iPad (normally $1.99). This is a rare chance to get one of the best-selling, most critically acclaimed games on iOS without spending a penny.


RelationBook.me: Find Out The Relationship Status Of Your Facebook Friends

8th July, 2012

One of the coolest features of Facebook is the ability to view the relationship status of people on your friends list. You can easily find out if one of your friends are single, in a relationship, married or engaged. You can use this information to find out if there are any congratulation needed or if […]