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.
The standard Chrome experience can be made so much better with a handful of extensions.
Apple trades iPhones, Microsoft previews Spartan, Jay Z launches Tidal, jumping the Apple Store line, De La Soul kick-starts new album, and herding sheep with a drone.
Apple chooses a side, Europe chooses freedom, banning selfie sticks, Ford slows drivers, Super Mario 64 in your browser, and Ricky Gervais advertises Netflix in Australia and New Zealand.
Linux has never quite broken out into the mainstream on desktops, with a market share sticking at around 2 percent. So, is it doomed to remain a niche operating system forever?
Facebook drones on, Periscope usurps Meerkat, Microsoft Windows Apps, Clean Reader eBooks, distracted teenage drivers, and when Dragon Ball Z attacks.
Facebook Messenger API, Amazon wants robots, Facebook video embeds, RadioShack sells everything, Halo Online in Russia, and when Apple Store employees go bad.
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Apple has built its business by innovating, and it’s in danger of losing its reputation as being the company that goes where others fear to tread. Tim Cook and co. need fresh ideas.
Apple Watch fashionistas, Facebook On This Day, Google Pony Express, an online drum machine, Catstacam trumps Instagram, and an online relationship with a difference.
Google Glass will return, Woz warns humanity, Twitch gets hacked, Netflix has arrived down under, embedding Reddit comment threads, and Siri and Netflix clash.
Target targets compensation, viewing PlayStation Vue, silencing Facebook, playing Chromecast tennis, using Netflix God Mode, and flying a speeder bike drone.
As much as Tim Cook and company are swimming about in pools of cash, there’s a distinct lack of fresh ideas coming out of Cupertino. Perhaps we can help this company in need.
Launching Windows 10, Nintendo goes mobile, reviewing Android apps, reporting Twitter harassment, paying friends through Facebook, and Pixels depicts video games invading Earth.
Once you start noticing favicons, you realize how much they differ. Most are boring, predictable, and instantly forgettable. But some are good enough to stand out from the crowd.
The BlackBerry SecuTablet, YouTube scraps annotations, Sotheby’s comes to eBay, EA ditches Tiger, Street Viewing Brazilian islands, and President Obama reads mean tweets.
Cortana crosses platforms, Facebook’s community standards, Yahoo’s password pact, 360-degree YouTube videos, Family Feud on Google, and a 1980s montage of Boston Dynamics robots.
Google Code closes, BBC gifts Micro Bits, Panda eats itself, Microsoft offers edX courses, Terry Pratchett dies, and an Apple engineer explains what went wrong with the new MacBook.
The new Google Store, Cards Against Humanity, extended iTunes downtime, an updated Chromebook Pixel, Jay Z starts streaming, and the notion of a troll-free Internet.
Microsoft patches problems, Facebook is no longer Feeling Fat, Uber wants women, iPhone Google Calendar, PlayStation lands in China, and playing Snake in a water fountain.
YouTube has changed our idea of what it takes to become a celebrity. You don’t really need a skill, with a personality and the ability to entertain and inform an audience the only prerequisites.
Apple Watch arrives, HBO Now exclusive, Google releases Android 5.1, Facebook kills Friendfeed, Gigaom is no more, and Samsung builds a Dream Doghouse.
uTorrent mines Bitcoin variant, border password panic, one-day Pandora passes, get Syndicate for free, email is too complicated, and the world’s longest selfie stick.
Facebook dislikes pages, Rock Band returns, net neutrality naysayers, FREAK Windows attacks, Apple’s plentiful product placement, and Audi fears The Drones.
HBO Now is coming soon, Apple delays the iPad Pro, EA closes Maxis, Chromebook battery killers, The Smithsonian bans selfie sticks, and Chappie explores artificial intelligence.
FREAK attacks Android and iOS, Valve gets Steamy, the NVIDIA Shield set-top box, study comics with Stan Lee, Vince Vaughn’s stock images, and GEICO trolls YouTube users.