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.
Europe investigates Android, China buys Segway, Netflix exceeds expectations, GameStop craves classics, Amazon offers Orphan Black for free, and the best Craigslist ad of all time.
Judge addresses IP arguments, Guitar Hero returns, Candy Crush Saga injuries, Abbey Road Studios tour, GTA V on PC, and Stephen Hawking does Monty Python.
Technology is meant to improve our lives. To take the weight off our shoulders. To do the dirty work and save us from suffering stress. But that isn’t always the case.
Net Neutrality nonsense, Spotify spams Twitter, Amazon X-Ray Fire, Sprint Direct 2 You, online Ikea weddings, and proof that even chimpanzees hate drones.
Game of Thrones leaks, Old Spice on Twitch, Apple Watch sells out, Google avoids spoilers, IBM Watson writes a cookbook, and Star Wars takes revenge on Los Angeles.
There may soon be another way of enjoying YouTube without screwing over content creators by installing an evil ad-blocker. Paid YouTube subscriptions are on the way, but will you pay?
Fake Amazon reviews, streaming movies for Comic-Con geeks, LinkedIn buys Lynda, Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Pacapong combines Pac-Man and Pong, and the Netflix Watch is coming soon.
Apple Watch reviews, ad-free YouTube, Microsoft teases Redstone, Facebook Messenger on the Web, Popcorn Time on iOS, and The Legend of Zelda gets a Game of Thrones makeover.
Apple Store lines, YouTube Kids complaints, Google Moderator closes, Imgur embed options, Hulu GIF searches, and Game of Thrones gets a modern-day makeover.
Do Not Track Microsoft, do not press The Button, Apple Watch guided tours, Bendgate returns, PlayStation Home moves out, and robots in love with Rubik’s Cubes.
Jay Z recently relaunched Tidal, the music streaming service he acquired for $56 million. Tidal has 99 problems, and the pitch is one.
Windows XP clings on, Arc Welder apps incoming, OnLive is now OnDead, killing Kinect for Windows, streaming music through Rithm, and watching how elders react to an emotional video game.
Celebrating April Fools’ Day 2015, Facebook’s Riff app, the ASUS Chromebit, Amazon’s Dash buttons, HBO on Sling TV, and homeless people reading mean tweets.
Many of us know how to deal with egregious geo-blocking tactics, employing our own counter measures against them. It’s about time we all shared what we have learned.
Apple gets religious, Microsoft smashes Windows, Google takes a day off, Facebook culls Friends, vowels get banned, and MakeUseOf announces new offshoots.
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.
iPhone and iPad
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.