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.
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Dave's Latest Posts
Do Not Track Microsoft, do not press The Button, Apple Watch guided tours, Bendgate returns, PlayStation Home moves out, and robots in love with Rubik’s Cubes.
The battle lines are being drawn up, and this technological trend is in danger of becoming a social pariah. So, what should we do about selfie sticks?
Jay Z recently relaunched Tidal, the music streaming service he acquired for $56 million. Tidal has 99 problems, and the pitch is one.
Windows XP clings on, Arc Welder apps incoming, OnLive is now OnDead, killing Kinect for Windows, streaming music through Rithm, and watching how elders react to an emotional video game.
Celebrating April Fools’ Day 2015, Facebook’s Riff app, the ASUS Chromebit, Amazon’s Dash buttons, HBO on Sling TV, and homeless people reading mean tweets.
Many of us know how to deal with egregious geo-blocking tactics, employing our own counter measures against them. It’s about time we all shared what we have learned.
Apple gets religious, Microsoft smashes Windows, Google takes a day off, Facebook culls Friends, vowels get banned, and MakeUseOf announces new offshoots.
The standard Chrome experience can be made so much better with a handful of extensions.
Apple trades iPhones, Microsoft previews Spartan, Jay Z launches Tidal, jumping the Apple Store line, De La Soul kick-starts new album, and herding sheep with a drone.
Apple chooses a side, Europe chooses freedom, banning selfie sticks, Ford slows drivers, Super Mario 64 in your browser, and Ricky Gervais advertises Netflix in Australia and New Zealand.
Linux has never quite broken out into the mainstream on desktops, with a market share sticking at around 2 percent. So, is it doomed to remain a niche operating system forever?
Facebook drones on, Periscope usurps Meerkat, Microsoft Windows Apps, Clean Reader eBooks, distracted teenage drivers, and when Dragon Ball Z attacks.
Google Chrome extensions offer users a simple and effective way to add new tools to their Internet experience. And, assuming you don’t overdo it, they do so without affecting performance.
Facebook Messenger API, Amazon wants robots, Facebook video embeds, RadioShack sells everything, Halo Online in Russia, and when Apple Store employees go bad.
Apple has built its business by innovating, and it’s in danger of losing its reputation as being the company that goes where others fear to tread. Tim Cook and co. need fresh ideas.