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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What Website Or App Do You Wish You’d Created? [We Ask You]

27th February, 2014

Every single one of these websites and apps was created by people like you and I. And we suck for not getting there first.


Bitcoin Crisis At MtGox, Glass Lobbies, New YotaPhone, Xbox One Twitch [Tech News Digest]

26th February, 2014

Bitcoin exchange MtGox offline, Google lobbies Glass driving legislation, dual-screen YotaPhone 2 debuts, buy BBM for $19 billion, Twitch streaming for Xbox One, Gmail adds an ‘Unsubscribe’ button, and Paramount stops the Top Gun tweets.


Your Most-Wanted Games Of 2014 [We Ask You Results]

26th February, 2014

Whether on computer or console, handheld or home system, these are the titles you gaggle of geeks are desperate to get your hands on.


Galaxy S5, Nokia X, Google Smartwatch, Xbox One Price Cut [Tech News Digest]

25th February, 2014

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5, Nokia X is revealed, WhatsApp announces free voice services, Google rumored to be working on a smartwatch, Xbox One gets first price cut, and selfies may spread head lice.


Netflix Comcast, Windows Phone Leak, PS4 Japan, Silicon Valley Sitcom [Tech News Digest]

24th February, 2014

Netflix and Comcast deal, Windows Phone 8.1 leaks, Sony launches PlayStation 4 in Japan, Microsoft cuts price of Windows 8.1, WhatsApp goes down, new Google Maps emerges from beta, LinkedIn introduces blocking, and Silicon Valley gets TV show.


The Catchiest Songs On YouTube You’ll Try Desperately To Forget [Weird & Wonderful Web]

23rd February, 2014

These are some of the catchiest songs ever uploaded to YouTube. Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to listen to them all once more and decide the catchiest of them all.


Wassup With WhatsApp, Project Tango, Satya Speaks, Xbox Remote [Tech News Digest]

21st February, 2014

Facebook buying WhatsApp, Google launches Project Tango, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks, Microsoft takes wraps off the Xbox One Media Remote, Steve Jobs getting postage stamp, and Wikipedia could become a real set of encyclopedias.


Facebook WhatsApp, SkyDrive OneDrive, Yahoo Siri, Apple Tesla [Tech News Digest]

20th February, 2014

Facebook buys WhatsApp, FCC responds to the loss of ‘net neutrality’, SkyDrive becomes OneDrive, Yahoo wants its own Siri, Apple is interested in Tesla, and Samsung mocks Apple in its latest set of television commercials.


What Future Video Game Are You Desperate To Play? [We Ask You]

20th February, 2014

Take to the comments to let us know what future game you would choose to play above all others!


New Galaxy Gear, Snowden Elected, Candy Crush IPO, Google Glassholes [Tech News Digest]

19th February, 2014

Samsung’s Galaxy Gear hardware, Forbes was hacked, Edward Snowden elected student rector at Glasgow University, Candy Crush powering King’s IPO, Irrational Games gets dissolved, and Google reminds us all to stop being Glassholes.


Facebook Is Here To Stay [We Ask You Results]

19th February, 2014

Facebook looks set to be with us for some time yet. Oh joy.


Google Logins, Harmonix Chroma, Spotify IPO, Pokemon Twitch [Tech News Digest]

18th February, 2014

Google acquires SlickLogin, Dropbox unblocked in China, Rock Band creator’s shooter, Spotify prepares IPO, Back To The Future Power Laces possible, Twitch Plays Pokemon is pure madness, and return your VHS video rentals.


Siri Truth, Flappy Ban, Titanfall Beta, Kickstarter Hack [Tech News Digest]

17th February, 2014

Apple is cleared of misrepresenting Siri, Google and Apple stop Flappy Bird clones, Titanfall beta opened to all, Kickstarter hacked, Barack Obama isn’t tweeting, Ken Burns documentaries on iPad, and Sesame Street Fighter revealed.


The Short Story Of Flappy Bird [Weird & Wonderful Web]

16th February, 2014

Few mobile games enter into the collective consciousness of the mainstream in the way Flappy Bird has done. It passes into Internet folklore, but these videos will help to preserve its virality.


Geeky Valentine, Android Licensing, Facebook Gender, Pandora Voting [Tech News Digest]

14th February, 2014

Geeky goodness for Valentine’s Day, Android licensing terms for OEMs, Windows 8 sales update, Facebook’s increased gender options, Pandora’s voting algorithm, and how to get yourself banned from the Internet.