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 Delivers Self-Driving Car, Facebook Releases Stickered App [Tech News Digest]

23rd December, 2014

Also, North Korea drops offline, Google sings song lyrics, Samsung releases autistic app, and basketball trick shots are better with a Portal gun.

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Your Facebook Year In Review, OK Google, Buy Me A Chromebook [Tech News Digest]

22nd December, 2014

Also, Sony wants to release The Interview online, Google+ improves your videos, Reddit Notes $5 million giveaway, and LG trolls pets using televisions.

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What Web Browser Do You Use, & Why? [MakeUseOf Poll]

21st December, 2014

The Web browser is an essential tool, allowing us to access the wealth of information contained on the Internet. But what Web browser do you use? And why?

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Hackers Vs. Haters: How Twitter Reacted To Sony Pulling The Interview [Weird & Wonderful Web]

21st December, 2014

To say the Internet didn’t take kindly to Sony Pictures pulling The Interview is putting it mildly. Twitter was equal parts annoyed and amused about the whole thing.

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Google Develops Android Cars, Instagram Culls Fake Users, & More… [Tech News Digest]

19th December, 2014

Also, Internet Explorer is the only option, a new Minecraft game is in the works, Dying Light tests your survival skills, and Megatron hates selfies.

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Sony Pulls The Interview After Terror Threat From Hackers, & More… [Tech News Digest]

18th December, 2014

Also, the BlackBerry Classic brings sexy back, Netflix is never going offline, Yo gets festive, Wikipedia edits 2014, and the best Star Wars Christmas lights ever.

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What Was Your Favorite YouTube Video Of 2014? [We Ask You]

18th December, 2014

There are so many videos uploaded to YouTube it’s hard to know where to start. Which is why we’re not going to attempt such a feat, instead asking you to name your favorite video of 2014.

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Apple Innocent In iTunes Indictment, Facebook Enhances Your Photos [Tech News Digest]

17th December, 2014

Also, Instagram adds filters, a free Chromecast for all, GTA V teases Online Heists, and Cards Against Humanity is bulls**t.

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10 Incredibly Geeky Things You Could Be Doing Right Now

17th December, 2014

Today, we’re applauding geeks who have surpassed the achievements of us ordinary, run-of-the-mill geeks, journeying to the geeky underworld and living to tell the tale. Bow down to your geek superiors.

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Skype Offers Universal Translator, Facebook Stops Accepting ‘Users’ [Tech News Digest]

16th December, 2014

Also, Indiegogo Life launches, Valve bans Hatred, Google Wallet splits the bill, and teens react to Mega Man.

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IsoHunt Resurrects The Pirate Bay, Mr Hoverboard Copies Marty McFly [Tech News Digest]

15th December, 2014

Also, Facebook dumps Bing, PS Plus & Xbox Live are worth the money, Apple releases holiday ad, a clock full of tweets, and the new trailer for Blackhat.

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Should Coding Be Taught In Schools? [MakeUseOf Poll]

14th December, 2014

Should coding and all the various elements that go with it be a part of the school curriculum? We want to know your thoughts on the teaching of programming in schools.

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YouTube Rewind: The Biggest & Best Videos Of 2014 [Weird & Wonderful Web]

14th December, 2014

YouTube has revealed the biggest and best videos posted during 2014. And we have them all for you, right here, right now.

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Zuckerberg Dislikes Facebook Dislikes, Ed Sheeran Praises Spotify [Tech News Digest]

12th December, 2014

Also, Lenovo recalls cables, the Xbox One beats the PS4, Spotify listens to your friends, and Star Wars fan reacting to the new trailer get parodied.

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What Is The Geekiest Thing You Have Ever Done? [We Ask You]

12th December, 2014

We’re keen to hear all about your journeys into the geekiest of geeky territories. You geeks!