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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Amazon Elements Is Ethical, Woz Debunks Apple Origin Myth, & More… [Tech News Digest]

5th December, 2014

Also, get three months of Spotify Premium for 99 cents, play Breakout on your Nintendo 3DS, and how Gangnam Style broke YouTube.

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Google Comes For Your Children, Spotify Details Your Year In Music, & More…[Tech News Digest]

4th December, 2014

Also, Bing Pulse polls audiences, Google fixes CAPTCHAs, eBay opens Innovators Collective, and a Freaks & Geeks YouTube adventure.

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What’s The Best Tech-Related Gift You Have Received? [We Ask You]

4th December, 2014

Surely everybody likes receiving gifts. Sadly, many of us don’t receive gifts very often, meaning those we do receive have extra meaning to them.

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Twitter Fights Bullying, Indiegogo Insures Against Failure, & More… [Tech News Digest]

3rd December, 2014

Also, broadcast yourself on Steam, buy a new old ZX Spectrum, program the White House Christmas tree lights, and watch a documentary about Bob Pritikin.

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15 Random Google Searches & What We Learned From Them

3rd December, 2014

We take Google and the other search engines for granted. That needs to stop. Here. And now.

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FBI Warns Of Malware War, Track Santa With Google, & More… [Tech News Digest]

2nd December, 2014

Also, Microsoft Bings Clip Art, buy Girl Scout Cookies online, play Telltale’s new Game of Thrones game, and watch the unofficial Yeezus movie.

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Sony Movies Leak Online, Traditional Taxis Are Dying, & More… [Tech News Digest]

1st December, 2014

Also, Sony’s e-paper watch, piracy in the UK, droning on about Chernobyl, and George Lucas ruins the new Star Wars VII teaser trailer.

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What Bargain Did You Buy On Black Friday? [MakeUseOf Poll]

30th November, 2014

In this week’s MakeUseOf Poll, we want to know what, if anything, you bought on Black Friday 2014. The bigger the bargain, the better.

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Test Your IQ With The Pew Internet Quiz [Weird & Wonderful Web]

30th November, 2014

You probably consider yourself something of a geek who knows all there is to know about technology and the Internet. But do you, really?

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Stop Twitter Tracking Your Apps, GoPro Is Developing Drones, & More… [Tech News Digest]

27th November, 2014

Also, Obama signs the E-Label Act, 100 free music albums, get Torchlight for free, and a Keyboard Waffle Iron comes to Kickstarter.

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What Is The Last Thing You Googled? [We Ask You]

27th November, 2014

We all need to search for something online sooner rather than later. Whatever you searched for last, we want to know all about it for this week’s We Ask You.

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Hire A Handyman From Amazon, Buy The Fire Phone For Just $199, & More… [Tech News Digest]

26th November, 2014

Also, Sony owes PS Vita owners, Google helps you keep track, the Humble Sega Bundle arrives, TuneIn lands on Chromecast, and the shocking new Lenovo Yoga ad.

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50 Great Video Games We Recommend You Play Right Now

26th November, 2014

In this article we’ll name 50 video games covering all genres and all platforms, all of which were recommended by your fellow MakeUseOf readers.

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EBay Now Is No More, Trade Your iPhone For A BlackBerry, & More… [Tech News Digest]

25th November, 2014

Also, UK Government starts snooping, Redbox raises prices, Sony pulls PS Vita ad, and the first trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Streaming Music Secrets: How To Get More Out Of Spotify

24th November, 2014

As brilliant as the standard Spotify experience is, it can be improved via the use of websites and apps, transforming an already excellent service into an unmissable one.