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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PhotoRaster: Bring Photoshop-like Features To Your Browser

12th September, 2012

Photoshop has long been regarded as one of the greatest photo editing applications, and I don’t see any program dethroning them. However, a program like PhotoRaster offers something that Photoshop does not, and that is convenience. It offers some of the deep features you get from Photoshop for editing pictures, but it does it right […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The Newly Announced iPhone 5 [Updates]

12th September, 2012

Today is the day we have all been waiting for. Apple finally jumped on the stage and announced everything. Months of rumors and speculations have finally been revealed. Apple finally announced the iPhone 5. As it turns out, most of those leaked iPhone 5 images were right on the money.

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Stitcher Updates Their iOS App With Offline Listening And More [Updates]

12th September, 2012

Stitcher has just launched a huge update for their iOS app that adds a bunch of awesome new features that should have hardcore users rejoicing. These features include a new offline listening mode, episode comments, better social integration and more awesome stuff. If you are a fan of Stitcher, this is the update you have waited for.

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Jumpshare: Share & View Shared Files In A Matter Of Seconds

12th September, 2012

Do you need to share files with people? Are you looking for the easiest way to do it? Well if so, you should check out Jumpshare, which allows you to upload a file without creating an account and share it with friends instantly. The file will sit there for two weeks so people have time […]

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Avocado: Share Everything With Your Significant Other [iPhone]

12th September, 2012

Do you have someone special in your life with whom you want to share everything? Are you looking for a special place the two of you can come together to chat, share photos, to-do lists and more? Well if so, you guys need to check out Avocado on your iPhone. It is a great place […]

5 Video Game Characters I Wish I Could Hang Out With In Real Life [MUO Gaming]

11th September, 2012

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to meet up with your favorite video game characters in real life? There are some really cool characters in the video game world, and some of them seem like they would know how to have a good time if they could jump out of the game and enter the real world. Obviously, that is not going to happen, but it is still fun to pretend.

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Amazon Decides To Let Kindle Fire HD Owners Opt-Out Of Ads [Updates]

10th September, 2012

In spite of how cool Amazon’s HD tablet with 4G connectivity is, there was a major piece of news from Amazon that had everyone in an uproar. People were not thrilled that ads on the device could not be removed, even for a fee. Thankfully, Amazon changed their mind on this issue. Users can now choose to opt-out of the ads for a one-time fee of $15.

FindTheData: Find Interesting Facts & Comparisons About Almost Anything

8th September, 2012

Are you a trivia junkie? Are you doing research where you need to find out what is the biggest something or the best something? Well if so, you need to check out FindTheData. At the very least, it will entertain trivia junkies for a long time to come. With FindTheData, you can look up interesting […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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.