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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Swiss Drones Deliver Mail, Valve Sells Steam Mods, & More… [Tech News Digest]

6 hours ago

Swiss delivery drones, Valve sells mods, Apple bans farting, Jay Z defends Tidal, Silent Hills goes silent, and HTC is the cure to Apple’s iOS operating system.

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How Do You Watch Movies? [MakeUseOf Poll]

1 day ago

There are multiple ways to watch movies. Cinemas are still an option, and there are also Blu-rays, DVDs, Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, and piracy. So how do you watch movies these days?

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review for Geeks

2 days ago

The Avengers are back, this time doing battle against a murderous AI. But is The Avengers: Age of Ultron worth watching? Read our spoiler-free review below to find out.

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The Apple Watch Has Landed, YouTube Celebrates Turning 10, & More… [Tech News Digest]

3 days ago

Apple Watch arrives, YouTube turns 10, Twitter launches Highlights, Snapchat suffers bug, Telltale loves Marvel, and Downton Abbey is better with lightsabers.

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5 Reasons to Avoid Buying Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection

4 days ago

You’d do well to give Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection, which is now available on a range of digital platforms, a very wide berth. Here’s why.

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Google Launches Project Fi, Germany Embraces AdBlock Plus, & More… [Tech News Digest]

4 days ago

Google Project Fi, AdBlock Plus in Germany, Facebook IDs callers, Apple Watch gets fashionable, Tidal discovers Indie, and J.J. Abrams kicks off the Twizzler Challenge.

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Have You Ever Been Injured Using Technology? [We Ask You]

5 days ago

When gadgets attack, bad things happen. And we want to hear your personal stories of woe.

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Facebook Favors Friends Feeds, Tweaking Twitter Tackles Trolls, & More… [Tech News Digest]

5 days ago

Facebook changes things up, Twitter tackles the trolls, YouTube stops working, Vine shares the love, celebrity Apple Watches, and the Age of Ultron trailer recreated in LEGO.

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Windows 10 Release Date Revealed, Google Launches Mobilegeddon, & More… [Tech News Digest]

6 days ago

Windows 10 set for July, Google goes mobile-friendly, Nokia is coming back, how to download your Google Search history, help search for the Loch Ness Monster, and the best fake GoPro ad ever made.

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How Netflix Tackles Piracy, Norway Says No to FM Radio, & More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Netflix fights piracy with pricing, Norway kills FM radio, Match.com is shown to be dumb, Google searches Find My Phone, and Matthew McConaughey reacts to the new Star Wars trailer.

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Be Honest, How Often Do You Pirate Copyrighted Content? [MakeUseOf Poll]

1 week ago

Online piracy is still a big deal. For the people who do it, for the companies trying to stop it, and for the authorities expected to police the Internet. Are you part of the problem?

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Google Extends XP Support, uTorrent Dumps Bitcoin Miner, & More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Google supports XP, uTorrent stops mining, Apple Watch is unavailable, switch from Spotify to Tidal, play the net neutrality game, and enjoy the new Star Wars trailer.

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Europe Attacks Google, Segway Moves to China, & More… [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Europe investigates Android, China buys Segway, Netflix exceeds expectations, GameStop craves classics, Amazon offers Orphan Black for free, and the best Craigslist ad of all time.

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Which GIF Best Describes You or Your Life? [We Ask You]

2 weeks ago

We think it’s high time we had some fun with GIFs. So, without further ado, show us which GIF best describes you or your life. Go!

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IP Addresses Are Not People, Guitar Hero Makes a Comeback, & More… [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Judge addresses IP arguments, Guitar Hero returns, Candy Crush Saga injuries, Abbey Road Studios tour, GTA V on PC, and Stephen Hawking does Monty Python.