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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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Read Xbox One S Reviews, Apple Thinks the iPad Pro Is a Computer… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Read Xbox One S Reviews, Apple Thinks the iPad Pro Is a Computer… [Tech News Digest]

The first Xbox One S reviews hit the web, Apple sells the iPad Pro as a computer, Google sells 30 million Chromecasts, YouTube encrypts 97% of its traffic, and IKEA mocks people who photograph their food.

02-08-2016
Read Xbox One S Reviews, Apple Thinks the iPad Pro Is a Computer… [Tech News Digest]
Upgrade to Windows 10 Right Now, Facebook Grows Even Bigger… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Upgrade to Windows 10 Right Now, Facebook Grows Even Bigger… [Tech News Digest]

Your last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free, Facebook is out of control, Tumblr lets users share in ad revenue, how lapsed gamers can lose their Gamertags, and if internet ads were aggressive salesmen.

29-07-2016
Upgrade to Windows 10 Right Now, Facebook Grows Even Bigger… [Tech News Digest]
Share Google Apps With Your Family, Apple Sells 1 Billion iPhones… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Share Google Apps With Your Family, Apple Sells 1 Billion iPhones… [Tech News Digest]

Google lets you share apps with your family, Apple sells 1 billion iPhones, Microsoft releases an iPhone camera app, Amazon promotes Kickstarter products, and PewDiePie catches Pokemon using a drone.

28-07-2016
Share Google Apps With Your Family, Apple Sells 1 Billion iPhones… [Tech News Digest]
Your Windows 10 Time Is Running Out, IsoHunt Mirrors KickassTorrents… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Your Windows 10 Time Is Running Out, IsoHunt Mirrors KickassTorrents… [Tech News Digest]

The Windows 10 countdown has begun, KickassTorrents is still kicking ass after all, Spotify cozies up to advertisers, smartwatch sales are in decline, and the NES Classic Edition gets the ad it deserves.

22-07-2016
Your Windows 10 Time Is Running Out, IsoHunt Mirrors KickassTorrents… [Tech News Digest]
KickassTorrents Stops Kicking Ass, Firefox Disables Flash Content… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

KickassTorrents Stops Kicking Ass, Firefox Disables Flash Content… [Tech News Digest]

The biggest torrent site in the world goes down, Firefox tackles its Flash problem, iOS 10 knows when your hardware is getting wet, Amazon brings classic articles to Kindle, and video games as stop-motion animations.

21-07-2016
KickassTorrents Stops Kicking Ass, Firefox Disables Flash Content… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Offers Windows 10 Bribe, Get Verified on Twitter… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Offers Windows 10 Bribe, Get Verified on Twitter… [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft offers free laptops for failed Windows 10 upgrades, Twitter invites us all to apply for verification, Netflix is making more Making a Murderer, Life Is Strange is free, and why your passwords are all useless.

20-07-2016
Microsoft Offers Windows 10 Bribe, Get Verified on Twitter… [Tech News Digest]
Netflix Suffers Price Rise Shock, Microsoft Confirms Xbox S Release… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Netflix Suffers Price Rise Shock, Microsoft Confirms Xbox S Release… [Tech News Digest]

Netflix suffers due to recent price rise, Microsoft teases the new Xbox S, Netflix nabs the new series of Star Trek, become a Jedi using your Vive, and watch a live-action version of Futurama.

19-07-2016
Netflix Suffers Price Rise Shock, Microsoft Confirms Xbox S Release… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Defeat, No One Trusts Social Media… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Defeat, No One Trusts Social Media… [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft fails to hit Windows 10 target, no one believes what they read on social media, download Amazon videos to SD cards, choose new themes on Google Keyboard, and experience Instagram in real life.

18-07-2016
Microsoft Admits Windows 10 Defeat, No One Trusts Social Media… [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Fixes Ancient Windows Bug, Pokemon GO Is Good for You… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Fixes Ancient Windows Bug, Pokemon GO Is Good for You… [Tech News Digest]

Your printer has been insecure for 20 years, Pokemon GO is the cure, Amazon Prime Day beats Black Friday, Lightroom adds universal RAW support, and the Faroe Islands uses sheep to tempt Google.

14-07-2016
Microsoft Fixes Ancient Windows Bug, Pokemon GO Is Good for You… [Tech News Digest]
Why You Should Read Terms of Service, Make Pokemon GO Go Away… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Why You Should Read Terms of Service, Make Pokemon GO Go Away… [Tech News Digest]

Everybody skips past Terms of Service, PokeGone turns Pokemon GO into Pokemon NO, Facebook keeps your conversations secret, Blizzard silences douchebag World of Warcraft players, and Samuel L. Jackson explains Game of Thrones.

13-07-2016
Why You Should Read Terms of Service, Make Pokemon GO Go Away… [Tech News Digest]
It’s Illegal to Share Your Passwords, Beware of Pokemon GO Malware… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

It’s Illegal to Share Your Passwords, Beware of Pokemon GO Malware… [Tech News Digest]

It’s technically illegal to share your passwords, Pokemon GO catches malware, the state of PC sales, Warner Bros feel the wrath of the FTC, and how Google predicted Pokemon GO.

12-07-2016
It’s Illegal to Share Your Passwords, Beware of Pokemon GO Malware… [Tech News Digest]
Try iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Now, Wearables Leak Your Passwords… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Try iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Now, Wearables Leak Your Passwords… [Tech News Digest]

The iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas arrive, beware the dangers of wearing a wearable, Lyft Premier adds a touch of luxury, Final Fantasy VII is available on Android, and Pokemon GO frustrates a fat man.

08-07-2016
Try iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Now, Wearables Leak Your Passwords… [Tech News Digest]
Snapchat Memories Ruin Snapchat, New Mac Malware Installs Backdoors… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Snapchat Memories Ruin Snapchat, New Mac Malware Installs Backdoors… [Tech News Digest]

Snapchat conjures up bad Memories, a new form of Mac malware is on the loose, half a million hoverboards have been recalled, Microsoft helps you collect things, and racing drones in the pitch black.

07-07-2016
Snapchat Memories Ruin Snapchat, New Mac Malware Installs Backdoors… [Tech News Digest]
HummingBad Infects Android Smartphones, Nintendo Releases Pokemon GO… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

HummingBad Infects Android Smartphones, Nintendo Releases Pokemon GO… [Tech News Digest]

New malware infects 10 million Android devices, Pokemon GO arrives on Android and iOS, Skype Meetings is aimed at small businesses, PlanetSide ends with a meteor shower, and the computer genius who sucks at Tetris.

06-07-2016
HummingBad Infects Android Smartphones, Nintendo Releases Pokemon GO… [Tech News Digest]
The Internet Is a Basic Human Right, Apple Harvests Your Organs… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

The Internet Is a Basic Human Right, Apple Harvests Your Organs… [Tech News Digest]

The United Nations wants you to have unfettered access to the internet, Apple wants you to donate your organs, Facebook ups its language game, Prince gets immortalized online, and speedrunning for charity.

05-07-2016
The Internet Is a Basic Human Right, Apple Harvests Your Organs… [Tech News Digest]
Google Reveals Everything You Do Online, All OK Google Commands… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Google Reveals Everything You Do Online, All OK Google Commands… [Tech News Digest]

Google puts all of your data in one place, OK Google gets a list of commands, Symantec suffers security scare, Facebook changes the News Feed again, and a Game of Thrones fan theory gets confirmed.

30-06-2016
Google Reveals Everything You Do Online, All OK Google Commands… [Tech News Digest]
Your IP Address Doesn’t Prove Piracy, Google+ Is 5 Years Old… [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Your IP Address Doesn’t Prove Piracy, Google+ Is 5 Years Old… [Tech News Digest]

You need more than an IP address to prove piracy, Google+ makes it to fifth birthday, Windows 10 Anniversary Update will launch in August, Facebook redesigns the Like button, and a short film exploring smartphone usage.

29-06-2016
Your IP Address Doesn’t Prove Piracy, Google+ Is 5 Years Old… [Tech News Digest]