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 Dismisses iPhone 6 Bending, Hollywood Uses Drones, And More… [Tech News Digest]

26th September, 2014

Also, iOS 8.0.2, Steam Music Player, free multiplayer gaming, Ballmer hates iPads, and blending the iPhone 6 Plus.

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BlackBerry Passport Reviews, iOS 8.0.1 Update Bricks iPhones, And More… [Tech News Digest]

25th September, 2014

Also, Amazon Wishlist, Chrome’s endless runner, Sunset Overdrive trailer, and testing the bendiness of smartphones.

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What Mobile App Offers The Best Value For Money? [We Ask You]

25th September, 2014

Some paid apps offer better value for money than others. And it’s those value-for-money apps we want to hear about.

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The iPhone 6 Bends In Your Pocket, Blizzard Cancels Titan MMO, And More… [Tech News Digest]

24th September, 2014

Also, Samsung in Europe, Microsoft bug hunting, Google in-app purchases, texting while driving, and the Windows Phone cat.

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8 Reasons To Try Playing Minecraft [We Ask You Results]

24th September, 2014

With the aid of the ever-helpful MakeUseOf readership, we set out to discover exactly why people play Minecraft.

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When Kickstarters Fail, 10 Million iPhones, China Blocks DuckDuckGo, And More… [Tech News Digest]

23rd September, 2014

Also, HTC Google Nexus, YouTube analytics, PlayStation TV, and when Friends sold Windows 95.

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Google Drops Google+ Requirement, Netflix Officially Lands On Linux, And More… [Tech News Digest]

22nd September, 2014

Also, served via Facebook, investigating eBay, Xbox One delayed, Netflix expands in Europe, and Apple eRase U2.

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How Many Emails Are Sitting In Your Inbox? [MakeUseOf Poll]

21st September, 2014

When it comes to email management, are you an inbox winner or inbox an sinner? Either way, we won’t judge you too harshly.

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Today I Learned: 10 Amazing Facts For Geeks Discovered On Reddit [Weird & Wonderful Web]

21st September, 2014

The Internet offers a golden opportunity to learn something new every day. Especially thanks to the Today I Learned (TIL) subreddit.

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Facebook Changes Your News Feed, Apple Protects Your Privacy, And More… [Tech News Digest]

19th September, 2014

Also, Twitpic lives, Amazon buys .Buy, BlackBerry mimics Porsche, Aubrey Plaza is Grumpy Cat, and the iPhone 6 drops.

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Apple Releases iOS 8, Amazon Releases New Kindle Voyage, And More… [Tech News Digest]

18th September, 2014

Also, Japan loves CDs, Facebook Moments, mobile Goat Simulator, the $5,000 Apple Watch, and Samsung trolls Apple.

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What Is The Appeal Of Minecraft? [We Ask You]

18th September, 2014

Hey, Minecraft players, it’s time for you to educate the rest of us about your beloved game. What is the appeal?

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Apple iPhone 6 Reviews, Hacking Amazon Via Kindle Books, And More… [Tech News Digest]

17th September, 2014

Also, Microsoft’s Universal Mobile Keyboard, a Roku milestone, Netflix hits Germany, and a YouTube marriage proposal.

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Gaming Greats: 5 Classic Consoles We Remember Fondly [We Ask You Results]

17th September, 2014

Some games consoles are more fondly remembered than others, and here we focus on five of the absolute greats.

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Microsoft Buys Minecraft, How To Delete U2 From iTunes, And More… [Tech News Digest]

16th September, 2014

Also, Windows 9 is incoming, iPhone 6 preorders, Kickstarter expansion, Surge is back, and texting Groot.