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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.