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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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.

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Hooked On Music: 20 Of The Catchiest Songs Ever On YouTube [Weird & Wonderful Web]

16th November, 2014

These are the earworms that burrow their way into your head and refuse to leave. Be afraid, be very afraid.

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Amazon & Hachette Make Peace, Windows 10 Phones, & More… [Tech News Digest]

14th November, 2014

Also, Apple downplays Masque Attack, Where To Watch TV, become an Amazon drone test pilot, and 20 years of PlayStation.

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What Gadgets Are On Your Christmas List? [We Ask You]

14th November, 2014

Geeks will be adding gadgets to their Christmas lists in the hope Santa will drop it down the chimney. But which gadgets are on your Christmas list?

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Google Nexus 6 Reviews, Say Thanks Via Facebook, & More… [Tech News Digest]

13th November, 2014

Also, YouTube Music Key, open source .NET, Facebook followers used as cash, and PS One games played on Android Wear.

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6 Ways To Use GoPro Cameras That Don’t Involve Extreme Sports

13th November, 2014

GoPro cameras can be used in plenty of ways other than shooting extreme sports, six of which we’ll be exploring in this article.

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Spotify Offers Swift Defense, WhatsApp Helps Cheaters, & More… [Tech News Digest]

12th November, 2014

Also, Microsoft patches security hole, 1080p Netflix on your iPhone, Microsoft’s Work & Play bundle, and kids react to old cameras.

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Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Google Fights Ebola, & More… [Tech News Digest]

11th November, 2014

Also, the Microsoft Lumia 535, edit captions with new Instagram update, The Who goes mobile, and the hour-long World of Warcraft documentary.

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Facebook Helps You Unfollow Friends, How To Deregister iMessage [Tech News Digest]

10th November, 2014

Also, free Office 365 refunds, Shazam in movie theaters, Blizzard Overwatch, and Open Windows scares Internet users.

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How Do You Share Your Photos Online? [MakeUseOf Poll]

9th November, 2014

With so many options available, we want to know how you personally share your photos online. Welcome to this week’s MakeUseOf Poll.

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The Force Awakens: 25 Alternative Names For Star Wars VII [Weird & Wonderful Web]

9th November, 2014

Star Wars is back, with The Force Awakens due to be released on Dec. 18, 2015. Unhappy with the title, the Internet suggested its own alternatives…

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Amazon Echo Is The New Siri, Free Microsoft Office Mobile, & More… [Tech News Digest]

7th November, 2014

Also, Taylor Swift hates Spotify, CBSN goes online, Scribd adds audiobooks, and riding the world’s first ice bike.

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iPhone Malware Spreads, Spotify Beats iTunes, Free Nest Thermostats [Tech News Digest]

6th November, 2014

Also, a handheld Raspberry Pi games console, a new (old) Zelda game on the 3DS, and the true extent of iPhone 6 BendGate.

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What Would You Film Using A GoPro Camera? [We Ask You]

6th November, 2014

It’s time to get the gray matter working by deciding what you would film using a GoPro. Be creative, be adventurous, be a winner.