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.
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.
Over 1,000 Chrome experiments have now been posted online, and we’re here to look at 10 that stand out from the crowd.
Tinder hates old people, Bill Gates is rich, free Epic Unreal Engine, Googling the rainforest, preventing dumb tweets, and a cool Star Wars drone.
Samsung gets edgy, Lenovo dumps the crap, HTC Revives Valve, Ikea furniture charges devices, Google saves Blogger porn, and the real-life Batman suit.
Porn, and people’s consumption of it, is a taboo topic, but we feel it’s a suitable subject for this week’s MakeUseOf Poll.
New net neutrality rules, Facebook prevents suicide, Apple Watch is launching soon, play Fable for free, Google hates Apple, and the Toejam & Earl sequel hits Kickstarter.
YouTube costs Google, Lenovo gets hacked, Yo becomes useful, Tinder for pets, Digg TV launches, and the smartphone ad banned for being sexy.
It’s Pebble Time, Reddit bans stolen porn, Google teases Chromebook Pixel 2, LinkedIn pays out, the return of plastic instruments, and the 1000th Google Chrome Experiment.
Some apps will add value to your life, making you more productive or helping you improve in some meaningful way. Other apps, well, they’ll have the opposite effect.
PrivDog follows Superfish, Blogger bans nudity, Twitter backs net neutrality, Google launches YouTube Kids, Bing nails the Oscars, and a decade of viral videos.