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


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

2 weeks 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]

9th October, 2014

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.


Google+ Is Here To Stay, Twitter Sues The Government, And More… [Tech News Digest]

8th October, 2014

Also, free GitHub tools, Project Spark games, Counter-Strike Nexon: Zombies, and every Game Boy start screen.


25 Websites You Should Visit Before Getting Out Of Bed [We Ask You Results]

8th October, 2014

With more than 1 billion websites to choose from, picking what online destination to visit first is extremely tough. Thankfully, we’re here to help.


U.S. Government Hijacks Facebook, Kids Love Their iPads, And More… [Tech News Digest]

7th October, 2014

Also, Facebook owns WhatsApp, Vib-Ribbon debuts, Plex lands on Xbox One, and Homestar Runner returns.


Hewlett-Packard Breaks In Two, Redbox Instant Shuts Down, And More… [Tech News Digest]

6th October, 2014

Also, Microsoft RoomAlive, Jimmy Kimmel malware, free Instapaper, Windows 95 on a smartwatch, and Destiny’s honest game trailer.


Will You Be Getting Windows 10? [MakeUseOf Poll]

5th October, 2014

With Windows 10 due to be released in 2015, we want to hear all about your intentions towards Microsoft’s next operating system.


Mad Mashups: 7 YouTube Channels Full Of Fun Remixes [Weird & Wonderful Web]

5th October, 2014

YouTube remixers don’t get the credit they deserve. It’s time to right that wrong, by doffing our caps to the masters of mash-ups.


Nude Celebrities Threaten Google, Windows 8 Still Sucks, And More… [Tech News Digest]

3rd October, 2014

Also, the JPMorgan Chase hack, Apple’s stolen iDevices, Rovio’s Angry Employees, and Selfie is a sitcom for geeks.


Why You Should Consider Switching To Windows Phone [Opinion]

2nd October, 2014

I want Windows Phone to succeed. The problem is persuading you Apple fanboys and Google droids to give Windows Phone a chance.


How To Download Windows 10, Facebook Apologizes To Drag Queens, And More… [Tech News Digest]

2nd October, 2014

Also, Pokemon on iOS, MSN rebooted, self-destructing SSDs, Twilight films on Facebook, and an iDevice love story.


What Is The First Website You Check Each Morning? [We Ask You]

2nd October, 2014

The chances are you’ll be online before you even get out of bed every day, but what website do you visit first each morning?


Microsoft Reveals Windows 10, Paypal Splits From eBay, And More… [Tech News Digest]

1st October, 2014

Also, Samsung faces GapGate, Grooveshark found guilty, Spotify in Canada, and Jeff Goldblum sells LED lightbulbs.