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Dave LeClair

Alternative Monetization Manager / Joined 28 June, 2011

Dave LeClair loves games on console, PC, mobile, handheld, and any electronic device that is capable of playing them! He manages the Deals section, writes articles, and does lots of behind the scenes work at MakeUseOf.

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Use Magazinify To Turn Your Favorite Articles Into Easy To Read PDF Files

Internet

Use Magazinify To Turn Your Favorite Articles Into Easy To Read PDF Files

Have you ever been in the middle of reading a really amazing article only to have to run out? This can be frustrating and annoying. Thankfully, Magazinify has the solution. Their awesome service takes any article on the Internet and converts it to a beautiful PDF file for later reading. Each day all the articles saved in your queue are emailed to you as a handy little magazine that you can read on at your own leisure.

02-09-2011
Use Magazinify To Turn Your Favorite Articles Into Easy To Read PDF Files
Grow Your Photos With Google’s Photovine [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

Grow Your Photos With Google’s Photovine [iOS]

Photovine is like Flickr in that it allows users to share their photos in a social way. It is designed to make sharing and uploading photos easy and fun. It also makes it easy to find photos that interest you because of the inclusion of Vines. Vines are similar to tags in Flickr. They are groups of pictures that are similar.

29-08-2011
Grow Your Photos With Google’s Photovine [iOS]
Google+ Now Has An Ignore Feature [News]

Internet

Google+ Now Has An Ignore Feature [News]

Users on Google’s fast growing social networking service Google+ will now be able to ignore users. From the launch of the service Google offered the means to block users totally. However, the problem with this is that it completely cut them off; they could not see what you were doing, and you could not see anything about them.

27-08-2011
Google+ Now Has An Ignore Feature [News]
Watch All Of Your Favorite HBO Programming For Free With HBO Go

Internet

Watch All Of Your Favorite HBO Programming For Free With HBO Go

HBO is probably the hottest premium TV channel running right now. They have hit shows like Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage, True Blood and Game of Thrones. They also run lots of hit movies and sports programming. When it comes to boxing, there is really nothing better than HBO. Watching TV on the go is very popular, so why not merge the two?

26-08-2011
Watch All Of Your Favorite HBO Programming For Free With HBO Go
The Five Most Annoying Things People Do On Twitter

Internet

The Five Most Annoying Things People Do On Twitter

Twitter also has a darker side. It is filled with annoying idiots who seem to tweet for the sole purpose of making everyone who has the misfortune of meeting them annoyed. These are the places on Twitter that are most closely akin to a dark alley somewhere. A place you never want to end up. Avoid acting like these people on Twitter.

24-08-2011
The Five Most Annoying Things People Do On Twitter
Apple Will Add Earthquake Alerts In iOS 5 For Japanese iPhones [News]

iPhone and iPad

Apple Will Add Earthquake Alerts In iOS 5 For Japanese iPhones [News]

A popular feature in many natively developed handsets in Japan is now making its way into iPhones. With the terrible tragedy in Japan this year, citizens are on high earthquake alert. One of the major new features in iOS 5 is the new notification system for everything from text messages to calendar alerts. Now users in Japan will also receive notifications of any earthquakes.

24-08-2011
Apple Will Add Earthquake Alerts In iOS 5 For Japanese iPhones [News]
3 Video Game Review Sites You Must Look At Before Your Next Purchase

Gaming

3 Video Game Review Sites You Must Look At Before Your Next Purchase

Video game reviews are more important than a review of any other entertainment category. This is simply because video games cost a lot more than a movie or a CD. When you are trying to decide if something is worth $60, then you had better make sure you do the research. That is why you absolutely must refer to these aggregators before you take the plunge on your next video game purchase.

22-08-2011
3 Video Game Review Sites You Must Look At Before Your Next Purchase
4 Free Sports Games To Play In Google Chrome

Browsers

4 Free Sports Games To Play In Google Chrome

Sports games are a very popular genre for any gaming platform. For Chrome right now there doesn’t seem to be a lot of sports games out there, but there are some that are good. There are games from many of the major sports, but some of them are just terrible. For all you sports fans out there I have dug through the trenches of the Chrome Web Store to find the sports games that are actually worth checking out.

19-08-2011
4 Free Sports Games To Play In Google Chrome
Photovine From Google Is Now Available To All [iOS News]

iPhone and iPad Mac

Photovine From Google Is Now Available To All [iOS News]

If something is on the Internet, than you can safely assume Google will figure out a way to implement it into their suite of tools. Photos are no different, and now Google’s program known as Photovine is available to everyone though Apple’s app store. Photovine allows users to share photos in a way that is very similar to Flickr.

18-08-2011
Photovine From Google Is Now Available To All [iOS News]
The 5 Best Battlefield 3 Websites For Up To The Minute Information

Gaming

The 5 Best Battlefield 3 Websites For Up To The Minute Information

Battlefield 3 is being hyped as the Call of Duty killer. That is no small task considering that Call of Duty is one of the biggest selling video game franchises ever. Still, Battlefield has been around for a very long time, and is receiving a massive amount of attention. Hardcore gamers are looking for every little snippet of information about the game.

17-08-2011
The 5 Best Battlefield 3 Websites For Up To The Minute Information
Amazon Launches New iPhone App Geared Towards Students [iOS News]

iPhone and iPad Mac

Amazon Launches New iPhone App Geared Towards Students [iOS News]

Amazon has always been quick to use mobile devices as a way to increase sales. Now they have launched an iPhone app specifically designed for students. The timing of this launch couldn’t be better; it is that time of year where students are beginning to get back in session.

17-08-2011
Amazon Launches New iPhone App Geared Towards Students [iOS News]
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