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 shows off its data collection, BlackBerry adopts Android for 2016, Motorola is no more, John Legere curses the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and get set for Game of Thrones.
Netflix is now available in almost every country, the Oculus Rift will cost you $599, Politwoops embarrasses backtracking politicians, Psychonauts 2 is getting made, and Trevor from GTA V is now selling Old Spice.
Internet Explorer gets Edged out, Twitter reaches its limit, Lumosity pays the price for allegedly deceiving people, play Rick and Morty on mobile, and avoid playing Pac-Man Powered by Moff.
Facebook tests users’ addiction levels, how to pre-order the Oculus Rift, Windows 10 nabs 10 percent of Windows users, Yahoo shutters Yahoo Screen, and play Urine It to Win It! to let off steam.
Zuckerberg wants to build an artificial intelligence, America’s Internet tubes need unblocking, Windows 10 Mobile is still on the way, Jolla fails to deliver, and running Windows 95 on a Nintendo 3DS.
What naughty pirates have been pirating this year, AVG secures its insecure extension, Sidecar is shutting down, Duke Nukem is disappearing off GOG, and a timely reminder that the Internet isn’t everything.
American voters have their details leaked online, all Apple products sucked in 2015, Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t owe you any money, Google Glass is back, and the teenage gamer who sought revenge.
Microsoft hates adware, T-Mobile hates YouTube, Google hates passwords, one Russian man hates Fallout 4, and Boston Dynamics hates you sleeping soundly in your bed at night.
Google and Facebook own us all, Apple has too many employees, the error code denoting Internet censorship, hacking Hello Kitty fans, and Saturday Night Live mocks flaming hoverboards.
Facebook hammers another nail in Flash’s coffin, Apple dismisses tax attacks, Hillary Clinton hasn’t got a clue, Making a Murderer debuts on YouTube, and advertising YouTube advertising on YouTube.
Waiting for Windows 10 Mobile, hoping for Apple to run the country, reviewing your year on Facebook, playing Threes in your Web browser, and making Netflix Socks for sleepyheads.
Removing hate speech from the Internet, adopting your favorite emoji, hailing an Uber through Facebook, banning Star Wars spoilers from Reddit, and the Star Wars singalong to end all Star Wars singalongs.
Take a look back over 2015, avoid The Force Awakens spoilers, bid farewell to Rdio, laugh at Donald Trump’s ignorance, and survive winter by staring at a fiery Darth Vader for five hours.
It’s time to register your drone, watch what you post on social media, listen to Thumbprint Radio, turn yourself into a Jedi or Sith Lord, and catch up on Star Wars.
Twitter warns users about spies, Internet Explorer shrinks to nothing, Microsoft has 10 free albums waiting for you, Apple desperately wants you to upgrade, and Saturday Night Live mocks toy collectors.
Insure yourself against online trolls, watch viral videos before they go viral, play online without PlayStation Plus, listen to the second season of Serial, and watch Star Wars Battlefront in 4K.
America loves the Internet, what we discussed on Facebook over the past year, Walmart takes mobile payments, Popcorn Time for Music is no more, and YouTube looks back over 2015.
Mozilla has killed Firefox OS on phones, unmasking the creator of Bitcoin, everything wrong with the iPhone Smart Battery Case, Donald Trump hates the Internet, and the plight of Instagram Husbands.
Google gives Chrome a safety boost, Twitter launches #YearOnTwitter, Facebook shuts down its creative arm, Netflix adds originality to its lineup, and floppy disks are still a thing!
Google picks its best apps of 2015, Facebook adds Live Video, the first Final Fantasy VII Remake trailer, Spotify presents your Year in Music, and the greatest whisky ad of all time.
Chromebooks cane it in the classroom, Oldweb.today recalls the early Web, Google Street View visits Machu Picchu, Psychonauts is getting a sequel, and the movie mashup to end all mashups.
YouTube channels the spirit of Netflix, Google subsumes Songza, Wikipedia creates a new AI, Adele admits streaming is the future, and the pop songs of 2015 get mashed up into one.
Mark Zuckerberg secures his baby’s future, Adobe signals the beginning of the end for Flash, Microsoft seeks peace for Christmas, Google launches its Santa Tracker, and Uncanny Valley unsettles gamers.
Hackers expose VTech users, Apple considers removing the headphone jack, Christmas lights can slow down your Wi-Fi, Snapchat gets into bed with (RED), and remembering The Star Wars Holiday Special.