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.
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Dave's Latest Posts
Popcorn Time returns, XP users bribed, Secret guidelines, VLC lands on Windows 8, PS4 price rises, Google Search & Google Drive news, and 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (video edition).
The Web recently turned 25, with this incredibly dense and diverse set of online destinations having been born in 1989. I think it’s time to celebrate the Web in all its different forms. Party, anyone?
Zuckerberg has words with Obama, Gates expresses his opinions, Amazon Prime goes up in price, Microsoft ditches Xbox contracts, Facebook gives Pages a makeover, and 3/14 is Pi Day.
NSA wants to infect you with malware, class-action over in-app purchases, iPhone returns, Angry Birds Epic is epic, someone hits 1 million Gamerscore milestone, MOOC to learn Linux, and aluminium Nintendo Entertainment System.
Apple is often described as the best company in the world… but does it deserve that accolade?
The Internet needs bill of rights, Xbox Live suffers Titanfall outage, ASUS Chromebox sells well on Amazon, Neil Young’s PonoPlayer is Kickstarter hit, Apple releases iOS 7.1, and Barack Obama appears on Between Two Ferns.
These are the insanely addictive titles that have an innate ability to keep you playing, forever.
Edward Snowden at SXSW, MtGox bankruptcy protection, Twitter fixes “rare” bug, Titanfall drops, Microsoft releases Power Cover for Surface 2, UC Browser HD v3.0 arrives, and 8-bit version of True Detective pops up on YouTube.
So, is the PlayStation Camera worth buying? Now, later, ever?
Google teases Android SDK for smartwatches, Neil Young reveals PonoPlayer, Yahoo’s track record with startups revealed, Marvel adds sound to comics, Samsung releases Milk Music, Facebook Messenger comes to Windows Phone.
The Internet reacts with impressive speed when something meme-worthy crops up. How could you think that Ellen’s Oscars selfie would escape the Web’s gaze!
Bitcoin is (allegedly) unmasked, Spotify acquires The Echo Nest, Facebook (finally) settles on its new News Feed design, Vine bans pornography, Microsoft’s Siri-alike leaks, and LG releases the creepiest commercial of all time.
Facebook regulates gun sales, Snowden Phone is a thing, Getty Images concedes defeat, Congressman calls for the U.S. dollar to be banned, look out for Skype on Outlook, and using Minecraft to quit smoking.
Addiction is no laughing matter, unless Angry Birds is involved.
Yahoo rejects third-party logins, Japan’s Bitcoin regulation, Project Spark for Xbox One, Twitter talks “impressions,” Steve Ballmer’s retirement, Microsoft nags Windows XP diehards, and Arduboy brings Tetris to the business card.