Dave Parrack

Joined December 2011

Dave Parrack is a freelance writer from Manchester, England, with an unhealthy level of interest in technology and pop culture. You can connect with him at About.me now.

Feel free to contact at dparrack@makeuseof.com

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Google Removes Internet Ads, Nintendo 3DS Gets Hacked, & More… [Tech News Digest]

15 hours ago

Also, Square goes global, Microsoft improves Bing, Oculus stacks your stocks, and a pesky squirrel steals a GoPro.


Apple Drops Free Apps, Forces Beats Music On Everybody, & More… [Tech News Digest]

2 days ago

Also, Walmart gets scammed, Firefox dumps Google, Spotify makes the charts, and Pac-Man gets a modern-day makeover.


What Video Game Are You Playing At The Moment? [We Ask You]

2 days ago

From fans of retro consoles to owners of the current-gen PS4 and Xbox One, everybody is invited to join in with this one. Yes, even PC gamers.


Nokia Unveils N1 Tablet, Google Has The Right To Free Speech, & More… [Tech News Digest]

3 days ago

Also, Twitter indexes all tweets, Netflix heads Down Under, Nokia Z Launcher opens up, and mocking dumb start-ups with Smart Pipe.


20 Gadget Gift Ideas For Geeks

3 days ago

Geeks love gadgets 365 days a year. However, with the holidays approaching, we really need to start compiling our Christmas lists.


Grand Theft Auto V Reviews, Send Money Via Snapchat, & More… [Tech News Digest]

4 days ago

Also, Spotify teams up with Uber, Microsoft pits Surface Pro 3 against MacBook Air, Goat Simulator becomes MMO, and Tony Hawk rides a hoverboard.


Google Glass Going Cheap, Share Your Kindle Books, & More… [Tech News Digest]

5 days ago

Also, Skype For Web, Spotify kills App Finder, Flickr Wall Art goes global, and the alternate ending to Far Cry 4.


Do You Support The Idea Of Net Neutrality? [MakeUseOf Poll]

6 days ago

We care more about your views on net neutrality than the views of any world leader. Because the future of the Internet should be decided by ordinary Internet users.


Hooked On Music: 20 Of The Catchiest Songs Ever On YouTube [Weird & Wonderful Web]

6 days ago

These are the earworms that burrow their way into your head and refuse to leave. Be afraid, be very afraid.


Amazon & Hachette Make Peace, Windows 10 Phones, & More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also, Apple downplays Masque Attack, Where To Watch TV, become an Amazon drone test pilot, and 20 years of PlayStation.


What Gadgets Are On Your Christmas List? [We Ask You]

1 week ago

Geeks will be adding gadgets to their Christmas lists in the hope Santa will drop it down the chimney. But which gadgets are on your Christmas list?


Google Nexus 6 Reviews, Say Thanks Via Facebook, & More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also, YouTube Music Key, open source .NET, Facebook followers used as cash, and PS One games played on Android Wear.


6 Ways To Use GoPro Cameras That Don’t Involve Extreme Sports

1 week ago

GoPro cameras can be used in plenty of ways other than shooting extreme sports, six of which we’ll be exploring in this article.


Spotify Offers Swift Defense, WhatsApp Helps Cheaters, & More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also, Microsoft patches security hole, 1080p Netflix on your iPhone, Microsoft’s Work & Play bundle, and kids react to old cameras.


Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Google Fights Ebola, & More… [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Also, the Microsoft Lumia 535, edit captions with new Instagram update, The Who goes mobile, and the hour-long World of Warcraft documentary.