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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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Microsoft Commits to Windows 10 Mobile, YouTube Ads You Can’t Skip… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Commits to Windows 10 Mobile, YouTube Ads You Can’t Skip… [Tech News Digest]

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.

27-04-2016
Microsoft Commits to Windows 10 Mobile, YouTube Ads You Can’t Skip… [Tech News Digest]
Open365 Is a Free Open-Source Office 365, Spotify May Have Been Hacked… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Open365 Is a Free Open-Source Office 365, Spotify May Have Been Hacked… [Tech News Digest]

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.

26-04-2016
Open365 Is a Free Open-Source Office 365, Spotify May Have Been Hacked… [Tech News Digest]
Try Windows Ink on Windows 10, Run Android Apps on Your Chromebook… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Try Windows Ink on Windows 10, Run Android Apps on Your Chromebook… [Tech News Digest]

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.

25-04-2016
Try Windows Ink on Windows 10, Run Android Apps on Your Chromebook… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Meddles in Politics, Pay Monthly for Amazon Prime… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Facebook Meddles in Politics, Pay Monthly for Amazon Prime… [Tech News Digest]

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.

18-04-2016
Facebook Meddles in Politics, Pay Monthly for Amazon Prime… [Tech News Digest]
Google Abandons XP and Vista, Uninstall QuickTime for Windows… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Google Abandons XP and Vista, Uninstall QuickTime for Windows… [Tech News Digest]

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.

15-04-2016
Google Abandons XP and Vista, Uninstall QuickTime for Windows… [Tech News Digest]
Try Windows 10 Before Upgrading, The Kindle Oasis Is Too Damn Expensive… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Try Windows 10 Before Upgrading, The Kindle Oasis Is Too Damn Expensive… [Tech News Digest]

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.

14-04-2016
Try Windows 10 Before Upgrading, The Kindle Oasis Is Too Damn Expensive… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Brings Bots to Messenger, HTC Launches the HTC 10… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Facebook Brings Bots to Messenger, HTC Launches the HTC 10… [Tech News Digest]

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.

13-04-2016
Facebook Brings Bots to Messenger, HTC Launches the HTC 10… [Tech News Digest]
Meet the New Amazon Kindle, Control Your Android With Your Voice… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Meet the New Amazon Kindle, Control Your Android With Your Voice… [Tech News Digest]

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.

12-04-2016
Meet the New Amazon Kindle, Control Your Android With Your Voice… [Tech News Digest]
You’re Not Sharing Enough on Facebook, About That Netflix Price Rise… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

You’re Not Sharing Enough on Facebook, About That Netflix Price Rise… [Tech News Digest]

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.

11-04-2016
You’re Not Sharing Enough on Facebook, About That Netflix Price Rise… [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Helps Blind People See, Google Bricks Smart Home Devices… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Facebook Helps Blind People See, Google Bricks Smart Home Devices… [Tech News Digest]

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.

05-04-2016
Facebook Helps Blind People See, Google Bricks Smart Home Devices… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium, Google Apologizes for April Fool… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium, Google Apologizes for April Fool… [Tech News Digest]

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.

04-04-2016
Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium, Google Apologizes for April Fool… [Tech News Digest]
Highlights From Microsoft Build 2016, Your USB Cable Could Be Dodgy… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Highlights From Microsoft Build 2016, Your USB Cable Could Be Dodgy… [Tech News Digest]

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.

31-03-2016
Highlights From Microsoft Build 2016, Your USB Cable Could Be Dodgy… [Tech News Digest]
The iPhone SE Is a Huge Disappointment, Apple Thinks Old PCs Are Sad… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

The iPhone SE Is a Huge Disappointment, Apple Thinks Old PCs Are Sad… [Tech News Digest]

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.

22-03-2016
The iPhone SE Is a Huge Disappointment, Apple Thinks Old PCs Are Sad… [Tech News Digest]