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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Hire A Handyman From Amazon, Buy The Fire Phone For Just $199, & More… [Tech News Digest]

26th November, 2014

Also, Sony owes PS Vita owners, Google helps you keep track, the Humble Sega Bundle arrives, TuneIn lands on Chromecast, and the shocking new Lenovo Yoga ad.

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50 Great Video Games We Recommend You Play Right Now

26th November, 2014

In this article we’ll name 50 video games covering all genres and all platforms, all of which were recommended by your fellow MakeUseOf readers.

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EBay Now Is No More, Trade Your iPhone For A BlackBerry, & More… [Tech News Digest]

25th November, 2014

Also, UK Government starts snooping, Redbox raises prices, Sony pulls PS Vita ad, and the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Streaming Music Secrets: How To Get More Out Of Spotify

24th November, 2014

As brilliant as the standard Spotify experience is, it can be improved via the use of websites and apps, transforming an already excellent service into an unmissable one.

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Beware New Spyware, Jolla Tablet Hits Funding Goal, & More… [Tech News Digest]

24th November, 2014

Also, Chromebook owners get free cloud storage, Eminem releases Shady Classics mixtape, Cortana mocks Siri, and what computer hacking looked like in the 1990s.

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How Much Do You Spend Buying Music? [MakeUseOf Poll]

23rd November, 2014

The question in the headline is just the beginning, a starting point designed to kick off a healthy, wholesome debate about the state of the music industry.

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Help The Internet Remix Barbie: I Can Be A Computer Engineer [Weird & Wonderful Web]

23rd November, 2014

It’s fair to say Mattel hasn’t had a good week. And it’s all because of Barbie: I Can Be A Computer Engineer. I can has remix?

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Google Removes Internet Ads, Nintendo 3DS Gets Hacked, & More… [Tech News Digest]

21st November, 2014

Also, Square goes global, Microsoft improves Bing, Oculus stacks your stocks, and a pesky squirrel steals a GoPro.

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Apple Drops Free Apps, Forces Beats Music On Everybody, & More… [Tech News Digest]

20th November, 2014

Also, Walmart gets scammed, Firefox dumps Google, Spotify makes the charts, and Pac-Man gets a modern-day makeover.

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What Video Game Are You Playing At The Moment? [We Ask You]

20th November, 2014

From fans of retro consoles to owners of the current-gen PS4 and Xbox One, everybody is invited to join in with this one. Yes, even PC gamers.

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Nokia Unveils N1 Tablet, Google Has The Right To Free Speech, & More… [Tech News Digest]

19th November, 2014

Also, Twitter indexes all tweets, Netflix heads Down Under, Nokia Z Launcher opens up, and mocking dumb start-ups with Smart Pipe.

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20 Gadget Gift Ideas For Geeks

19th November, 2014

Geeks love gadgets 365 days a year. However, with the holidays approaching, we really need to start compiling our Christmas lists.

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Grand Theft Auto V Reviews, Send Money Via Snapchat, & More… [Tech News Digest]

18th November, 2014

Also, Spotify teams up with Uber, Microsoft pits Surface Pro 3 against MacBook Air, Goat Simulator becomes MMO, and Tony Hawk rides a hoverboard.

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Google Glass Going Cheap, Share Your Kindle Books, & More… [Tech News Digest]

17th November, 2014

Also, Skype For Web, Spotify kills App Finder, Flickr Wall Art goes global, and the alternate ending to Far Cry 4.

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Do You Support The Idea Of Net Neutrality? [MakeUseOf Poll]

16th November, 2014

We care more about your views on net neutrality than the views of any world leader. Because the future of the Internet should be decided by ordinary Internet users.