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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New Apple Products, Internet Bill Of Rights, OnePlus One, Street View Time Machine [Tech News Digest]

19 hours ago

Apple’s new products, Brazil’s Internet Bill of Rights, OnePlus One turns heads, Xiaomi international expansion, Google Street View time machine, Amazon Prime Pantry, Apple’s recycling efforts, and the creepiest light bulb ever.


How Do You Watch TV? [We Ask You]

1 day ago

How we watch television has changed dramatically. How do you watch your favorite shows?


New Twitter Profiles, Lytro Illum DSLR, Aereo Hearing, OS X Beta Testing [Tech News Digest]

2 days ago

Facebook-like Twitter profiles for all, the Lytro Illum DSLR, #myNYPD hashtag fails, the Aereo hearing concludes, OS X beta testing free for all, and a sauce bottle cap fix by students.


9 Password Managers To Make Use Of [We Ask You Results]

2 days ago

Creating and remembering passwords for every website you interact with is a real pain in the ass. Unfortunately, it’s also essential.


Aereo Supreme Court, Netflix Price Rise, Samsung Innovation, Han Solo Rug [Tech News Digest]

3 days ago

Aereo lands in court, Netflix promises price rises, Reddit tampers with technology, the Samsung Innovation Museum, Amazon loves Goodreads, and Han Solo in Carbonite gets his own rug.


General Mills Facebook Fail, Nearby Friends Ads, Oculus Rift Grandmother [Tech News Digest]

4 days ago

General Mills backtracks, DPLA expands, Facebook targets ads, videophones celebrate birthday, HTC speculates on optical zoom, Google Trends emails, and Oculus Rift proves its worth.


3 Wicked Wikipedia Websites [Weird & Wonderful Web]

5 days ago

These three websites are entertainingly invaluable in helping keep an eye on Wikipedia and the content it’s throwing out into the ether. They are funny, they are useful, and they are definitely worth bookmarking.


Facebook Likes Brands, Siri Superpowers, Twitter Parody Police Raid [Tech News Digest]

7 days ago

Why you should stop liking brands on Facebook, Siri secures superpowers, Facebook finds Nearby Friends, shocking Lumia 2520 sales, Office Online in Chrome, and a Twitter parody gone wrong.


Support For Windows XP, Google Camera App, First Heartbleed Arrest [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Custom Support for Windows XP, Google Camera app, first Heartbleed arrest, personalized Microsoft Bing, Tuckaway Stand on Kickstarter, Samsung vs. Steve Jobs’ ghost, and Super Mario wine.


How Do You Manage Your Passwords? [We Ask You]

1 week ago

It’s getting increasingly difficult to manage these random collections of numbers, letters, and symbols. Or is it?


Amazon’s 3D Smartphone, Project Ara Release, Cortana Easter Eggs [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Amazon’s 3D smartphone, Google’s modular Project Ara, preventing smartphone thefts, texting while driving, making your own 2048 game, and Clippy compromises Cortana on Windows Phone 8.1.


The Death Of XP: Advantage Linux [We Ask You Results]

1 week ago

The majority of people who commented are switching from Windows XP to Linux.


Windows Phone 8.1 Reviews, Android Heartbleed, US Airways Tweets [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Windows Phone 8.1 reviews, Gmail scanning practices, Android Heartbleed, American Airlines’ tweeting troubles, mini notebook chargers, overheating VAIOs, and a vending machine that tweets.


NSA Exploits Internet, IRS Retains XP, Google Glass Haters, iPad Concept [Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Exploiting the Internet, retaining Windows XP, Googling government waste, Glassing San Francisco, Real-time Twitter, trending subreddits, and an iPad concept circa 2004.


20 Funny People You Need To Follow On Twitter [Weird & Wonderful Web]

2 weeks ago

You should be following all of these people on Twitter because, while many of them are quite clearly psychologically damaged, they’re also extremely funny.