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

2 weeks ago

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

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

2 weeks ago

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

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

2 weeks 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]

12th October, 2014

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.

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

10th October, 2014

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]

9th October, 2014

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]

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.