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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Dave's Latest Posts

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Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Travesty, iPhone 6 Mobile Wallet, And More… [Tech News Digest]

6 hours ago

Also, MSN Messenger is done, Pixlr arrives on desktop, Flickr lands millions of copyright-free images, Nintendo unveils new 3DS games consoles, and the worst Iron Man suit ever.

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Will You Be Buying The iPhone 6? [MakeUseOf Poll]

1 day ago

The date has been set. The iPhone 6 approaches. On September 9, 2014, Apple will unveil its latest iDevice. The only question is, will you be buying one?

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Random Reading: 20 Innermost Thoughts As Seen On WriteTube [Weird & Wonderful Web]

2 days ago

Random ramblings swill around in our heads looking for the nearest exit. But unless we spill the beans to someone, somewhere, they remain roving about in perpetuity. WriteTube comes to the rescue.

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Windows XP Gets Service Pack 4, Google Tests Delivery Drones, And More… [Tech News Digest]

3 days ago

Also, the iPhone scores a hot date, the Surface Pro 3 comes to more territories, the Coolest Cooler breaks Kickstarter record, a visual representation of the Internet, and Microsoft commissions a bizarre recruitment video.

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Windows Store Loses Fake Apps, Apple iWatch Incoming, And More… [Tech News Digest]

4 days ago

Also, Twitter analyzes your tweets, Kinect for Xbox One, a side order of smartphones, selfish Olympus unveils selfie camera, and real life imitates art when a SWAT team stops a live stream.

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What Is The Oldest Piece Of Computer Software You Still Use? [We Ask You]

5 days ago

Are you using old software that is well past its prime (Y/N?)

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Apple Supersizes iPhone & iPad, Instagram Hyperlapse Turns Heads, And More… [Tech News Digest]

5 days ago

HP didn’t start the fire, Uber goes on lunch break, the Sounds of Street View are melodious, the sounds of typewriters typing are annoying, and reasons to never take selfies in front of people.

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25 TV Shows You Should Be Binge-Watching [We Ask You Results]

6 days ago

25 of the television shows MakeUseOf readers have binge-watched, and recommend you do too.

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Amazon Buys Twitch, Facebook Hates Clickbait, Night Trap Returns, And More… [Tech News Digest]

6 days ago

Also, Huawei hates Tizen and Windows Phone, PlayStation Home is closing its doors in Asia, Night Trap is back, and a dad destroys his son’s game collection, possibly.

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The Most Popular Mobile Apps, Apple Admits iPhone Problem, And More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also, Sony suffers a hack attack on PSN, AdDetector sniffs out sponsored content, a Fast & Furious jail sentence, and Samsung shamefully hijacks the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Wii U: Which Games Console Will Win Out? [MakeUseOf Poll]

1 week ago

The PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U are all available to buy in most major territories. So, which games console will ultimately win the war that is currently raging?

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Water Woes: 20 Of The Best Celebrity Ice Bucket Challenge Videos [Weird & Wonderful Web]

1 week ago

With each person who gets doused nominating three more people, the Ice Bucket Challenge has spread quickly. And we have now seen enough videos to make a list of the best so far. Enjoy it.

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Windows 9 Arrives Next Month, Islamic State Invades Diaspora, And More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also, there are too many Androids, Wikipedia bans politicians, new authors have their hopes dashed, Swing Copters is stupid, and the serendipity of Spotify is revealed.

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Google Tackles Piracy Problem, Buy An iPhone For Under A Dollar, And More… [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

SoundCloud starts selling advertising, Oculix brings Netflix to the Oculus Rift, Secret dinner parties exposed, the reason Google’s self-driving cars can exceed the speed limit, and why two fish are playing Street Fighter.

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What TV Shows Have You Binge-Watched The Most? [We Ask You]

2 weeks ago

We want to know what television shows you have binge-watched the most, and what format you chose for your binge-watching marathons.