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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Candy Cats & Dogs Watching Star Wars Porn While Banksy Farts [Weird & Wonderful Web]

29th October, 2013

The Web is a place full of content that is far too easy to miss. This column has one simple aim: to collect the best weird and wonderful content that appears on the Web.

Your Best Story Ideas For MakeUseOf [We Ask You Results]

29th October, 2013

MakeUseOf means a lot to us – and, it seems, to you too. We all love what we do, which is creating articles for you all to make use of in some way. But it can be tough finding subjects that will really resonate with the readership in a big way. So, for last week’s […]

7 Types Of People Who Deserve An Immediate Facebook Unfriending

24th October, 2013

A lot of people post nonsense on Facebook. Nonsense that really should get them unfriended, by you, immediately. Do your friends do these things? It might be time.

Pitch Us Your MakeUseOf Story Ideas! [We Ask You]

23rd October, 2013

MakeUseOf is many things to many people, as we previously discovered when we asked you all to tell us how you would describe MakeUseOf to a friend. We are, at the core, a group of writers passionate about technology, and in particular technology that you can make use of, even if only for entertainment purposes. […]

8 Super Websites For Soccer Fans

23rd October, 2013

A list of eight of the best websites all soccer fans should bookmark. Some specialize in news, others in opinion, some focus on goals, others on statistics. All are valuable repositories for the beautiful game.

Arnie, Seinfeld, Dorsey, & Cyrus Crunching On Google Earth Toilet Roll [Weird & Wonderful Web]

22nd October, 2013

The Web is a place full of content that is far too easy to miss. This column has one simple aim: to collect the best weird and wonderful content that appears on the Web.

League Of Legends Named Best Online Game [We Ask You Results]

22nd October, 2013

The older gamers reading this will remember the heady days when having a group of friends around to play video games was the highlight of the week. But those days are long gone. You can still invite friends around to waste a few hours gaming, but why bother when you can just head online and […]

Plan Future Vacations With These Pinterest-Style Websites For Locations

19th October, 2013

Pinterest has inspired many websites to adopt its look and feel. Pinterest-for-location is a genre all of its own, populated by beautifully designed travel websites. Head towards five of the best.

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The Games, TV Shows, Movies, & Technology That Influenced GTA V

18th October, 2013

As with every medium, video games are heavily influenced by other things, and there are plenty of examples of this in GTA V.

What Is The Best Video Game To Play Online? [We Ask You]

16th October, 2013

The days of yore when you and a group of friends would plan a night in playing video games together while supping a few beers and ordering takeaway are now over, for the most part. Some of us still enjoy the old-skool delights of offline multiplayer sessions, and the Nintendo Wii certainly helped stave off […]

Homeless Lego Mario Unboxing Ikea iMessage Memes [Weird & Wonderful Web]

15th October, 2013

The Web is a place full of content that is far too easy to miss. This column has one simple aim: to collect the best weird and wonderful content that appears on the Web.

People Just Don’t Care About The Twitter IPO [We Ask You Results]

15th October, 2013

Twitter is edging ever closer to floating on the stock market, with an IPO confirmed to be happening sooner rather than later. This is going to be less epic than the (troubled) Facebook IPO of 2012, with a lot less money being raised and nowhere near the amount of attention from the press and public. […]

Tweets By Twitter? These Accounts By Twitter Are Worth A Follow

15th October, 2013

Your Twitter experience lives or dies on the selection of accounts you choose to follow. These Twitter accounts are curated by Twitter itself to highlight content guaranteed to pique your interest.

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GTA V On Film: 10 Great Grand Theft Auto 5 Videos

10th October, 2013

We have compiled a list of 10 of the best GTA V videos released so far; all embedded below for your delectation.

Will You Be Buying Shares In Twitter? [We Ask You]

9th October, 2013

In the months that followed the Facebook IPO in 2012, the social network’s Initial Public Offering was widely considered a bit of a disaster. This view was justified in the short term, with an inflated valuation, delays in trading, and the price tanking for several months afterwards. But times have changed. At the time of […]