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Dave Parrack

Deputy Editor and Tech News Editor / Joined 2 December, 2011

Dave Parrack is a British writer with a fascination for all things tech. With over 10 years experience writing for online publications, he's now a Deputy Editor at MakeUseOf.

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BitTorrent Now Offers Streaming Media, Amazon Updates the Kindle… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

BitTorrent Now Offers Streaming Media, Amazon Updates the Kindle… [Tech News Digest]

BitTorrent launches a new app for streaming media, Amazon updates its entry-level Kindle, Opera argues it has the Edge, the Steam Summer Sale has begun, and Pixels gets the Honest Trailers treatment.

24-06-2016
BitTorrent Now Offers Streaming Media, Amazon Updates the Kindle… [Tech News Digest]
Apple Ditches the Headphone Jack, Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Over Webcam… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Apple Ditches the Headphone Jack, Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Over Webcam… [Tech News Digest]

Apple plans to kill the headphone jack, Mark Zuckerberg covers his webcam with tape, Twitter lets verified users Engage, Apple will fund your next eBook spending spree, and Jerry Seinfeld’s apartment is Doomed.

22-06-2016
Apple Ditches the Headphone Jack, Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Over Webcam… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Removes Bloatware From Windows 10, Apple Hates Trump… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Removes Bloatware From Windows 10, Apple Hates Trump… [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft helps you get rid of bloatware, Apple doesn’t approve of Donald Trump, PlayStation VR is coming to a city near you, check for free Ticketmaster tickets, and Lonelygirl15 makes a comeback.

20-06-2016
Microsoft Removes Bloatware From Windows 10, Apple Hates Trump… [Tech News Digest]
Apple Wants Apps to Offer Subscriptions, Tinder Bans Underage Users… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Apple Wants Apps to Offer Subscriptions, Tinder Bans Underage Users… [Tech News Digest]

All apps could offer subscriptions in the future, Tinder bans under-18s, you may need to change your Twitter password, Xbox Live Gold members can try EA Access, and Presidential Blitz mocks Trump and Clinton.

09-06-2016
Apple Wants Apps to Offer Subscriptions, Tinder Bans Underage Users… [Tech News Digest]
T-Mobile Gives Away Free Shares, Petition Microsoft Over Windows 10… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

T-Mobile Gives Away Free Shares, Petition Microsoft Over Windows 10… [Tech News Digest]

T-Mobile gives customers free shares in the company, people are petitioning against Windows 10 upgrades, Alexa has all the skills, Google sells Acer Chromebooks, and Minecraft in real life.

07-06-2016
T-Mobile Gives Away Free Shares, Petition Microsoft Over Windows 10… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Forces Messenger on You, How Android Apps Run on Chromebook… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Facebook Forces Messenger on You, How Android Apps Run on Chromebook… [Tech News Digest]

Facebook insists you use Messenger, a demonstration of Android apps on a Chromebook, Cortana arrives on the Xbox One, Netflix makes its first Indian Original, and the fictional app everyone should own.

06-06-2016
Facebook Forces Messenger on You, How Android Apps Run on Chromebook… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Might Be Listening, Google Helps You Find Your Phone… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Facebook Might Be Listening, Google Helps You Find Your Phone… [Tech News Digest]

Facebook gets accused of listening to users’ conversations, Google tracks lost smartphones, Microsoft’s spam filters fail to work, Periscope enlists juries to take down trolls, and making Windows error messages sound sweet.

02-06-2016
Facebook Might Be Listening, Google Helps You Find Your Phone… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Tricks Users Into Windows 10 Upgrades, Windows Phone Is Dead… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Tricks Users Into Windows 10 Upgrades, Windows Phone Is Dead… [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft resorts to dirty tactics with Windows 10, Windows Phone is deader than a dead thing, Reddit introduces embeds on other sites, Edward Snowden says no to Allo, and the new Star Trek Beyond trailer debuts.

23-05-2016
Microsoft Tricks Users Into Windows 10 Upgrades, Windows Phone Is Dead… [Tech News Digest]
One Million Reasons to Buy a Chromebook, Chromebooks Outsell Macs… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

One Million Reasons to Buy a Chromebook, Chromebooks Outsell Macs… [Tech News Digest]

Google is bringing Android apps to Chrome OS, Chromebooks outsell Macs in the U.S., Gran Turismo Sport has a release date, help Google name Android N, and watch a nightmarish vision of our future.

20-05-2016
One Million Reasons to Buy a Chromebook, Chromebooks Outsell Macs… [Tech News Digest]
Windows 7 Gets a New Service Pack, Change Your LinkedIn Password Now… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Windows 7 Gets a New Service Pack, Change Your LinkedIn Password Now… [Tech News Digest]

Easier updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, your LinkedIn password could be up for sale, Uber’s Trip Tracker tracks trips, grab a new (old) Xbox Gamertag, and watch BB-8 get an XP makeunder.

18-05-2016
Windows 7 Gets a New Service Pack, Change Your LinkedIn Password Now… [Tech News Digest]