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 Inbox Reinvents Email, Microsoft Garage Opens To All [Tech News Digest]

23rd October, 2014

Also, Apple Pay glitches, Windows 10 2FA, free Xbox Music, Simpsons World, and the reality of using Ello.


What’s The Best Easter Egg You Have Ever Seen? [We Ask You]

23rd October, 2014

If you have clicked on this article to regale us with tales of chocolate bunnies then you’re out of luck.


iPad Air 2 Reviews, Microsoft Drops Nokia, Go HERE For Android… [Tech News Digest]

22nd October, 2014

Also, IllumiBowl loo lights, say Ello to ads again, I Am Bread and so are you, and Jimmy Kimmel explains how to use Apple Pay.


MakeUseOf Readers Would Shoot Drones Out Of The Sky [We Ask You Results]

22nd October, 2014

It turns out most MakeUseOf readers are geeks with a penchant for guns and a distaste for drones. Which is something of a surprise.


The iPad Is Dying, The Modular Smartwatch Arrives, And More… [Tech News Digest]

21st October, 2014

Also, Yosemite is spying on you, Spotify Family plans, jail time for 3D-printed guns, and the wettest selfie of all time.


Jail Time For Trolls, Microsoft Releasing Smartwatch, And More… [Tech News Digest]

20th October, 2014

Also, Snapchat ads, Facebook censures DEA, the Android Lollipop Easter egg, and Titan City in Minecraft.


Where Do You Buy New Gadgets? [MakeUseOf Poll]

19th October, 2014

If you’re a regular reader of MakeUseOf then you’re probably a geek. And geeks buy gadgets. Lots and lots of gadgets.


Time Is Short: 20 Geeky TL;DR Wikipedia Entries You Need To Read [Weird & Wonderful Web]

19th October, 2014

Wikipedia can be a little wordy. So, what we need is an alternative version of Wikipedia which condenses the information down to its bare essentials.


Apple Updates iPad & iMac, Anonabox Faces Backlash, And More… [Tech News Digest]

17th October, 2014

Also, Twitpic fails, PS4 & Xbox One updates, free Steam weekend, retro Casio watches, and the Netflix musical.


Google Reveals Android Lollipop, HBO Battles Netflix, And More… [Tech News Digest]

16th October, 2014

Also, Google Glass is addictive, Facebook Safety Check, webOS begone, Will.i.am Puls, and a Minecraft iPhone.


A Drone Hovers Over Your Property: What Would You Do? [We Ask You]

16th October, 2014

There’s a very real prospect of someone flying a drone around your neighborhood. But what would you do if it hovered over your property?


How Traditional TV Is Dying, Dropbox Was Not Hacked, And More… [Tech News Digest]

15th October, 2014

Also, Double Irish, annoying Facebook Stickers, Bono’s megalomania, and how to write a song using autocomplete.


The Biggest Tech Disappointments Of All Time [We Ask You Results]

15th October, 2014

It’s an unfortunate truth that life is filled with disappointments, and here are some of the biggest tech disappointments of all time.


Windows 10 Proves Popular, Apple Ruins Finland, And More… [Tech News Digest]

14th October, 2014

Also, Nakamoto sues Newsweek, Facebook adds stickers, Flickr Wall Art, buying Ebola, and beating Nintendo 64 games.


The Google Doctor Is In, The Snappening Is Happening, And More… [Tech News Digest]

13th October, 2014

Also, the Tesla Model D, Netflix news, PlayStation exclusive Powers, and the quest for the perfect selfie.