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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Apple Reinvents The Watch, Unveils iPhone 6, Offers Free U2 Album, And More… [Tech News Digest]

10th September, 2014

Also, other technology news not related to Apple. Honest.

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19 Cloud Storage Services Recommended By Our Readers [We Ask You Results]

10th September, 2014

Thanks to our readers, we present a list of cloud storage services you should consider using now or in the future.

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Twitter Tests Buy Button, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents, And More… [Tech News Digest]

9th September, 2014

Also, Home depot suffers major hack, SheTaxis hates men, Spotify adds video ads, Facebook adds view count to videos, and see what happens when teenagers try playing the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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Reddit Bans Celebrity Nudes, Motorola Launches New Moto X & Moto 360, And More… [Tech News Digest]

8th September, 2014

Also, Microsoft revamps MSN, Steven loves emoji, Google Glass lands on Google Play, and Wakie wakes you up with strangers.

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What Type Of Camera Do You Use To Take Photos? [MakeUseOf Poll]

7th September, 2014

The appeal of capturing a moment in time forever cannot be overstated. In many ways, it doesn’t matter what tool is used, as long as that scene is freeze-framed for future reference.

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Titillating Tweets: The 18 Funniest Reactions To The Celebrity Nudes Leak [Weird & Wonderful Web]

7th September, 2014

Opinions on this saga have varied. We are not here to preach, so, presented without judgment on their suitability, here are some of the funniest tweets that appeared on Twitter in the aftermath.

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Apple Improves iCloud Security, Twitter Kills Twitpic Over Trademark, And More… [Tech News Digest]

5th September, 2014

Also, Rdio goes freemium, Facebook privacy checkups, free Xbox One game offer, iDiots queue for the iPhone 6, and why Google Glass sucks.

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Phablets Growing In Popularity, Apple Gunning For Switzerland, And More… [Tech News Digest]

4th September, 2014

Also, tweets in space, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, cheap Windows tablets, next-generation Minecraft, and Ikea mocks Apple.

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What Cloud Storage Service Do You Use? And Why? [We Ask You]

4th September, 2014

We suspect now may be a good time to talk about the cloud and how we’re all increasingly trusting our data to online storage services…

apple-cloud

Apple Deflects Blame In iCloud Hack, Yelp Cleared Of Extortion, And More… [Tech News Digest]

3rd September, 2014

Also, Xbox One expansion incoming, Netflix Likes Facebook, BlackBerry teases something or other, Destiny Planet View, and the ram who hates drones.

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Old Computer Software People Still Use Today [We Ask You Results]

3rd September, 2014

We asked, and the discussion threw up a long list of long-forgotten programs that someone, somewhere, still uses to this day.

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Apple Investigates Celebrity Nudes, YouTube Introduces Tip Jar, And More… [Tech News Digest]

2nd September, 2014

Also, looking forward to the Internet Slowdown, Windows XP edges 1% closer to death, play Star Citizen for free, the new Raspberry Pi Web browser, and the wearables we narrowly avoided.

ice-bucket-challenge-victim

Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Travesty, iPhone 6 Mobile Wallet, And More… [Tech News Digest]

1st September, 2014

Also, MSN Messenger is done, Pixlr arrives on desktop, Flickr lands millions of copyright-free images, Nintendo unveils new 3DS games consoles, and the worst Iron Man suit ever.

apple-iphone-stormtrooper

Will You Be Buying The iPhone 6? [MakeUseOf Poll]

31st August, 2014

The date has been set. The iPhone 6 approaches. On September 9, 2014, Apple will unveil its latest iDevice. The only question is, will you be buying one?

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Random Reading: 20 Innermost Thoughts As Seen On WriteTube [Weird & Wonderful Web]

31st August, 2014

Random ramblings swill around in our heads looking for the nearest exit. But unless we spill the beans to someone, somewhere, they remain roving about in perpetuity. WriteTube comes to the rescue.