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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Jail Time For Trolls, Microsoft Releasing Smartwatch, And More… [Tech News Digest]

18 hours ago

Also, Snapchat ads, Facebook censures DEA, the Android Lollipop Easter egg, and Titan City in Minecraft.

gadgets-stores-poll

Where Do You Buy New Gadgets? [MakeUseOf Poll]

2 days ago

If you’re a regular reader of MakeUseOf then you’re probably a geek. And geeks buy gadgets. Lots and lots of gadgets.

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Time Is Short: 20 Geeky TL;DR Wikipedia Entries You Need To Read [Weird & Wonderful Web]

2 days ago

Wikipedia can be a little wordy. So, what we need is an alternative version of Wikipedia which condenses the information down to its bare essentials.

best-ipad-stand

Apple Updates iPad & iMac, Anonabox Faces Backlash, And More… [Tech News Digest]

4 days ago

Also, Twitpic fails, PS4 & Xbox One updates, free Steam weekend, retro Casio watches, and the Netflix musical.

android-lollipop-forest

Google Reveals Android Lollipop, HBO Battles Netflix, And More… [Tech News Digest]

5 days ago

Also, Google Glass is addictive, Facebook Safety Check, webOS begone, Will.i.am Puls, and a Minecraft iPhone.

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A Drone Hovers Over Your Property: What Would You Do? [We Ask You]

5 days ago

There’s a very real prospect of someone flying a drone around your neighborhood. But what would you do if it hovered over your property?

broken-television-set

How Traditional TV Is Dying, Dropbox Was Not Hacked, And More… [Tech News Digest]

6 days ago

Also, Double Irish, annoying Facebook Stickers, Bono’s megalomania, and how to write a song using autocomplete.

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The Biggest Tech Disappointments Of All Time [We Ask You Results]

6 days ago

It’s an unfortunate truth that life is filled with disappointments, and here are some of the biggest tech disappointments of all time.

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Windows 10 Proves Popular, Apple Ruins Finland, And More… [Tech News Digest]

7 days ago

Also, Nakamoto sues Newsweek, Facebook adds stickers, Flickr Wall Art, buying Ebola, and beating Nintendo 64 games.

lego-doctor-google

The Google Doctor Is In, The Snappening Is Happening, And More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also, the Tesla Model D, Netflix news, PlayStation exclusive Powers, and the quest for the perfect selfie.

computer-security-software

What Is The Best Free Antivirus Software? [MakeUseOf Poll]

1 week ago

Because no matter how careful you are when using the Internet, it’s always advisable to have antivirus software installed on your computer. Yes, even Macs.

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Create A New Alias With The Best Online Name Generators [Weird & Wonderful Web]

1 week ago

Your name is boring. Thankfully, you can go online and choose a new alias using one of the countless name generators available on the Internetz.

apple-promo-poster

Jony Ive Condemns Apple Copycats, Amazon Opens New York Store, And More… [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Also, Satya Nadella gaffes, Imgur kills GIFs, U2 Echoes numbers, and Hatsune Miku on David Letterman.

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PC Sales Higher Than Expected, Coding For All Students, And More… [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Also, another Apple event, Street View in the desert, Belkin routers, Dragon Age: Origins, and a machine gun that fires paper planes.

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What’s The Biggest Tech Disappointment You Have Ever Experienced? [We Ask You]

2 weeks ago

We’re looking to compile a list of the biggest tech disappointments of all time, and we need your help making it happen. Please don’t make us beg.