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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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Amazon Accused, Yahoo Katie, One Windows, ZTE Smartwatch [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Amazon Accused, Yahoo Katie, One Windows, ZTE Smartwatch [Tech News Digest]

Amazon has working conditions investigated, Katie Couric ditches ABC for Yahoo, Google Shopping enjoys a makeover, Microsoft spells out its vision, Google Translate emulates Star Trek tech, ZTE’s smartwatch, and Yahoo’s bizarre memo.

26-11-2013
Amazon Accused, Yahoo Katie, One Windows, ZTE Smartwatch [Tech News Digest]
Google Glass Prescriptions, 3D Guns Banned, Android Buyers Guide [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Google Glass Prescriptions, 3D Guns Banned, Android Buyers Guide [Tech News Digest]

Prescription lenses for Google Glass, Xbox One succeeds and fails, Flickr Photo Books arrive, Turntable.fm is shuttered, Place Pins for Pinterest, Philadelphia bans 3D guns, and Eric Schmidt helps out unhappy iPhone users.

25-11-2013
Google Glass Prescriptions, 3D Guns Banned, Android Buyers Guide [Tech News Digest]
Phones On Planes, Sockpuppeting, Female Geeks, Lulu Larks [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Phones On Planes, Sockpuppeting, Female Geeks, Lulu Larks [Tech News Digest]

Planes may allow cellphones, Wikipedia suppresses sockpuppeting, Samsung told to pay up, female geeks on the rise, Microsoft interested in Winamp, Opera 18 released, Microsoft turns to eBay, and a potentially sexist app hyped by NYT.

22-11-2013
Phones On Planes, Sockpuppeting, Female Geeks, Lulu Larks [Tech News Digest]
Xbox One Reviews, Winamp Loses, Google Newsstand, Scroogled Merchandise [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Xbox One Reviews, Winamp Loses, Google Newsstand, Scroogled Merchandise [Tech News Digest]

The Xbox One is reviewed ahead of release, Winamp gets condemned to death, Instagram arrives on Windows Phone, Google releases Apple-inspired Newsstand, a Bitcoin scam is uncovered, and Microsoft sells anti-Google Scroogled merchandise.

21-11-2013
Xbox One Reviews, Winamp Loses, Google Newsstand, Scroogled Merchandise [Tech News Digest]
Galaxy Gear, PS4 Profit, NokSoft, Selfie Satisfaction [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Galaxy Gear, PS4 Profit, NokSoft, Selfie Satisfaction [Tech News Digest]

Confusion over just how successful the Samsung Galaxy Gear is, Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s smartphone division is greenlit, Snapchat eases past Facebook, Twitter explains itself, and 3D Builder for Windows 8.1 is released.

20-11-2013
Galaxy Gear, PS4 Profit, NokSoft, Selfie Satisfaction [Tech News Digest]
Defective PS4 Debuts, Apple Accuses Samsung, Batkid Wins Internet [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Defective PS4 Debuts, Apple Accuses Samsung, Batkid Wins Internet [Tech News Digest]

Sony sells lots of games consoles (including some defective ones), Steve Ballmer reveals the truth about his exit from Microsoft, Apple accuses Samsung of copying, Amazon and Facebook team up, and Batkid goes viral.

18-11-2013
Defective PS4 Debuts, Apple Accuses Samsung, Batkid Wins Internet [Tech News Digest]
PS4 Reviews, Moto G, Chromebook 11, Domainapalooza [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

PS4 Reviews, Moto G, Chromebook 11, Domainapalooza [Tech News Digest]

PlayStation 4 gets reviewed, Motorola unveils the Moto G, HP Chromebook 11 is removed from stores, Yahoo tries to sell domains, Snapchat rebuffed Facebook’s acquisition offer, Chrome Beta is listening in, and Bing gains musical overhaul.

14-11-2013
PS4 Reviews, Moto G, Chromebook 11, Domainapalooza [Tech News Digest]
Ballmer’s Successor, YouTube Comments, Facebook Likes, TARDIS Truth [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Ballmer’s Successor, YouTube Comments, Facebook Likes, TARDIS Truth [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft edges closer to naming CEO, a computer-generated girl tempts predators, Apple forces Apple stock to shut down, YouTube comments lose their edge, and Doctor Who’s TARDIS is shown to be theoretically possible.

07-11-2013
Ballmer’s Successor, YouTube Comments, Facebook Likes, TARDIS Truth [Tech News Digest]
Google Helpouts, Everpix Neverpix, Wii Mini, Gmail Sucks [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Google Helpouts, Everpix Neverpix, Wii Mini, Gmail Sucks [Tech News Digest]

Google Helpouts starts, Everpix dies, Nintendo announces Wii Mini, Chrome is malware-busting, Apple will return to America, Google’s augmented reality game opens, Microsoft goes after Google, and video games are good for us.

06-11-2013
Google Helpouts, Everpix Neverpix, Wii Mini, Gmail Sucks [Tech News Digest]
Google Secrets, Instagram Ads, Patent Wars, Netflix 4K [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Google Secrets, Instagram Ads, Patent Wars, Netflix 4K [Tech News Digest]

The secret behind Google’s floating barge is revealed, Instagram adds ads, smartphone patent wars intensify, Netflix tests Ultra HD, Amazon launches Kindle MatchBook, Google+ appeals to vanity, and tickets for wearing Google Glass.

04-11-2013
Google Secrets, Instagram Ads, Patent Wars, Netflix 4K [Tech News Digest]