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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The Problem With Gadget Reviews, Jawbone Reveals New Wearables [Tech News Digest]

5th November, 2014

Also, GTA V goes first-person, Emoji gets less racist, Amazon Prime Photos, and Conan is clueless about CoD.

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42 Of The Best Geek Movies Of All Time… How Many Have You Seen?

5th November, 2014

Geeks are people too. I am one, you’re probably one, and we’re a growing army that can no longer be ignored. Not even by Hollywood. Geek movies FTW!

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Mozilla Teases Browser For Developers, Who Is Alex From Target? [Tech News Digest]

4th November, 2014

Also, Taylor Swift dumps Spotify, Disney Movies on Android, Apple flies high with Beats, and the movie which looks like a video game.

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Microsoft Kills Windows 7, HP Reveals MB Chronowing, & More… [Tech News Digest]

3rd November, 2014

Also, locating veins made easier, Google Play Books starts skimming, playing the Internet Arcade collection, and Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever.

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What Is The Best Music Streaming Service? [MakeUseOf Poll]

2nd November, 2014

Why pay several dollars per album when you can pay several dollars a month for access to thousands of albums? Hmm? Hmm? Answer!

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The Funniest Cat Tumblrs For Feline Fanatics [Weird & Wonderful Web]

2nd November, 2014

Cats now own the Internet. And if you want to survive the upcoming catastrophe, you’d best be friends with the feline frenemies.

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Nintendo Gets Healthy, CurrentC Gets Hacked, & More… [Tech News Digest]

31st October, 2014

Also, Google reinvents bookmarks manager, France has drone trouble, Deadline predicts your death, and the perfect poster for Apple fanboys.

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Get Fit With Microsoft Health, Windows Phone By The Numbers [Tech News Digest]

30th October, 2014

Also, wearables banned, YouTube goes 60fps, watch people making games on Twitch, and Mike Tyson plays Punch-Out!

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What Is Your Favorite Geek Movie? [We Ask You]

30th October, 2014

With hundreds of films released every year, the number of geek movies is rising. So, which is your favorite geek movie of all time?

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Nobody Trusts Google, AT&T Misled Customers, Twitch Dress Code [Tech News Digest]

29th October, 2014

Also, LucasArts classics land on GOG, detailing next-gen GTA 5 exclusives, and the shocking new GoPro ad.

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A Handful Of Excellent Easter Eggs [We Ask You Results]

29th October, 2014

A bad question + no T-shirt offered as a prize = a disappointing We Ask You. Still, we salvaged something from it…

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Search The Web Using Emoji, Fitbit Surge & Charge [Tech News Digest]

28th October, 2014

Also, Amazon Kindle Scout, an Xbox One price drop, Plague Inc. goes viral, and OK Go promises I Won’t Let You Down.

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Apple Pay Suffers Major Blow, Facebook Accused Of Plagiarism [Tech News Digest]

27th October, 2014

Also, Twitpic lives on, PS4 owners share games, the brutal truth for $10, and a meta Google Glass review.

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Will You Ever Use Apple Pay? [MakeUseOf Poll]

26th October, 2014

We want to know all about people’s intentions towards Apple Pay, and we have the MakeUseOf Poll to help us do just that.

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Waste Away Your Life Playing All The Games On Pong.com [Weird & Wonderful Web]

26th October, 2014

There are so many games on Pong.com you could easily waste away your life trying to play them all.