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.
Microsoft hasn’t given up on Windows 10 Mobile, YouTube launches unskippable ads, Microsoft releases Word Flow for iPhone, Amazon improves FreeTime Unlimited, and Apple extols the virtues of onions.
Open365 brings LibreOffice into the cloud, Spotify may have been hacked, Apple doesn’t want you tampering with your MacBook, Steam starts renting movies, and an honest commercial for video games.
Windows Ink lands on Windows 10, Google teases Android apps for Chrome OS, even Steve Wozniak thinks Apple should pay more tax, Spotify finds your Game of Thrones match, and follow the Olympic Torch on Twitter.
Facebook tries to eradicate clickbait, Sega Genesis classics arrive on Steam, Snapchat face-swaps your photos, PSN gets two-factor authentication, and hacking a dating website to find more matches.
Opera now comes with a free VPN, Microsoft stops making the Xbox 360, Facebook enables group calling on Messenger, HBO goes free for Game of Thrones weekend, and the emotional power of video games.
Facebook talks tipping, Apple gives the MacBook a makeover, Android is surprisingly secure, Netflix is open to offline viewing, and Mark Zuckerberg was once young and stupid just like you.
There’s gold in them thar iPhones, listen to podcasts through Google Play Music, BlackBerry admits to helping the authorities, Kanye West gets sued over Tidal exclusivity, and A Social Life isn’t real.
Facebook could change the face of politics, Amazon launches monthly Prime option, Apple gives iPhones three years, Microsoft’s Captionbot is crap at identifying photos, and a Fallout game arrives on YouTube.
Google Chrome no longer supports XP & Vista, QuickTime on Windows is vulnerable, Microsoft’s Word Flow keyboard comes to iOS, Vine makes it easier to watch content, and the Game of Thrones opening in 360 degrees.
Microsoft demos Windows 10 to entice holdouts, Amazon prices the Kindle Oasis too high, Google adds Goals to Google Calendar, ESPN airs drone racing for the first time, and we discover Siri watches Game of Thrones.
Facebook wants you to message bots, an introduction to the HTC 10, Microsoft makes the Blue Screen of Death useful, Periscope lets you doodle on your live streams, and the Flyboard Air flies through the air.
The next Amazon Kindle has leaked, control your Android without using your hands, share Dropbox files using Facebook Messenger, the Vista nightmare is ending soon, and Softcore Henry has a boring office job.
Facebook is suffering from under-sharing, Netflix users need to pay more, Facebook’s secret inbox is revealed, Reddit launches an official app, and Clarkson, May, and Hammond discuss names for their new car show.
WhatsApp goes all-in on encryption, Twitter streams NFL games, PS4 owners play games on their PC or Mac, Etsy launches a website builder, and the best texting-while-driving ad you’ve ever seen.
Facebook describes News Feed photos, Google bricks Revolv smart home devices, play a 3D version of Zelda in your browser, stream The Beatles Anthology online, and get Chromecast working on an old television set.
Microsoft trials Outlook Premium, Google regrets foolish Gmail feature, the “Internet” is set to become the “internet,” turn yourself into a Powerpuff Girl, and Taylor Swift falls off a treadmill advertising Apple Music.
Microsoft gives up on Windows 10, Apple recreates the best phone ever made, Facebook changes the nature of friendship, Oculus teases the Oculus Prime, and MakeUseOf gives Donald Trump a job.
A guide to the latest Microsoft happenings, Amazon is cracking down on USB-C cables, the FBI’s iPhone crackers, Google Photos lets you edit photos, and the scariest AI short you’ll ever see.
Google brings Fiber to home phones, SoundCloud Go competes with Spotify, Instagram lets you record 60-second videos, Waze warns against speeding, and Smell Dating is as gross as it sounds.
What the Internet is saying about the Oculus Rift, the FBI beats Apple with outside help, the PlayStation 4.5 could be a thing, Tumblr brings back replies, and the cheap alternative to expensive VR headsets.
Netflix has been throttling video for years, Facebook and Twitter are depressing, Google gives its photography tools away for free, Atari Vault lands on Steam, and Hitman kills a bunch of people.
The financial state of the music industry, Tinder tells you who to vote for, Pornhub gives virtual reality a boost, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray gets pirated, and the drunk hoverboard prank.
BlackBerry loses another supporter, Uber pays you to hack it, Toonz animation software goes open-source, Microsoft tweets like a teenager, and proof that Apple fans will believe any old crap.
Apple surprises no one with the iPhone SE, Apple thinks owning an old PC is “sad,” Spotify boasts 30 million subscribers, Microsoft considers buying back digital games, and Liam is the robot that hates iPhones.