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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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Playing 2048: 20 Of The Best Versions Of The Addictive Puzzle Game [Weird & Wonderful Web]

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Playing 2048: 20 Of The Best Versions Of The Addictive Puzzle Game [Weird & Wonderful Web]

There may not be 2048 versions of 2048 listed here, but with the original game being available as an open source project, perhaps there will be. Here are twenty variants to test your skills on.

30-03-2014
Playing 2048: 20 Of The Best Versions Of The Addictive Puzzle Game [Weird & Wonderful Web]
Designer Google Glass, Verified Quora, Free Auroracoin, Linux ATMs [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Designer Google Glass, Verified Quora, Free Auroracoin, Linux ATMs [Tech News Digest]

Google Glass gets designer appeal, Quora launches Verified Accounts, Iceland gives away Auroracoin, ATMs using Linux, Learnist is overhauled, and Minus Jon Plus Jon is definitely not Garfield.

25-03-2014
Designer Google Glass, Verified Quora, Free Auroracoin, Linux ATMs [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Snoops, Turkey Twits, Qik Quits, MtGox Finds, Samsung Slams [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Snoops, Turkey Twits, Qik Quits, MtGox Finds, Samsung Slams [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft looks in Outlook, Turkey bans Twitter, Qik is killed off, a Fitbit class-action lawsuit, MtGox finds missing Bitcoin, Facebook needs you for beta testing, and Samsung snark.

21-03-2014
Microsoft Snoops, Turkey Twits, Qik Quits, MtGox Finds, Samsung Slams [Tech News Digest]
Project Morpheus Vs. Oculus Rift, Unreal Engine 4, Flappy Bird Returns [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Project Morpheus Vs. Oculus Rift, Unreal Engine 4, Flappy Bird Returns [Tech News Digest]

Project Morpheus and Oculus Rift bring virtual reality back, Unreal Engine 4 debuts, Flappy Bird is returning, Firefox 28 drops Metro, Google Docs phishing, and Mongolia tries to ban swearing on the Web.

20-03-2014
Project Morpheus Vs. Oculus Rift, Unreal Engine 4, Flappy Bird Returns [Tech News Digest]
Google Android Wear, Moto 360 & LG G Watch, PS4 Virtual Reality [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Google Android Wear, Moto 360 & LG G Watch, PS4 Virtual Reality [Tech News Digest]

Android Wear for wearables, Moto 360 and LG G Watch, the NSA is MYSTIC, Xbox One expansion plan, PlayStation 4 virtual reality headsets, LINE Call for international chats, and the ‘Unnumbered Sparks’ art installation.

19-03-2014
Google Android Wear, Moto 360 & LG G Watch, PS4 Virtual Reality [Tech News Digest]
Popcorn Time Returns, XP Bribes, PS4 Price Rise, 1001 Movies You Must See [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Popcorn Time Returns, XP Bribes, PS4 Price Rise, 1001 Movies You Must See [Tech News Digest]

Popcorn Time returns, XP users bribed, Secret guidelines, VLC lands on Windows 8, PS4 price rises, Google Search & Google Drive news, and 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (video edition).

17-03-2014
Popcorn Time Returns, XP Bribes, PS4 Price Rise, 1001 Movies You Must See [Tech News Digest]
NSA Malware Plan, Google Lawsuit, Angry Birds Epic, Learn Linux [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

NSA Malware Plan, Google Lawsuit, Angry Birds Epic, Learn Linux [Tech News Digest]

NSA wants to infect you with malware, class-action over in-app purchases, iPhone returns, Angry Birds Epic is epic, someone hits 1 million Gamerscore milestone, MOOC to learn Linux, and aluminium Nintendo Entertainment System.

13-03-2014
NSA Malware Plan, Google Lawsuit, Angry Birds Epic, Learn Linux [Tech News Digest]
Internet Bill Of Rights, ASUS Chromebox, iOS 7.1, Between Two Ferns [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Internet Bill Of Rights, ASUS Chromebox, iOS 7.1, Between Two Ferns [Tech News Digest]

The Internet needs bill of rights, Xbox Live suffers Titanfall outage, ASUS Chromebox sells well on Amazon, Neil Young’s PonoPlayer is Kickstarter hit, Apple releases iOS 7.1, and Barack Obama appears on Between Two Ferns.

12-03-2014
Internet Bill Of Rights, ASUS Chromebox, iOS 7.1, Between Two Ferns [Tech News Digest]
Snowden At SXSW, MtGox Bankruptcy, Titanfall Time, 8-Bit True Detective [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Snowden At SXSW, MtGox Bankruptcy, Titanfall Time, 8-Bit True Detective [Tech News Digest]

Edward Snowden at SXSW, MtGox bankruptcy protection, Twitter fixes “rare” bug, Titanfall drops, Microsoft releases Power Cover for Surface 2, UC Browser HD v3.0 arrives, and 8-bit version of True Detective pops up on YouTube.

11-03-2014
Snowden At SXSW, MtGox Bankruptcy, Titanfall Time, 8-Bit True Detective [Tech News Digest]
Android Smartwatch SDK, Neil Young’s PonoPlayer, Noisy Marvel Comics [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Android Smartwatch SDK, Neil Young’s PonoPlayer, Noisy Marvel Comics [Tech News Digest]

Google teases Android SDK for smartwatches, Neil Young reveals PonoPlayer, Yahoo’s track record with startups revealed, Marvel adds sound to comics, Samsung releases Milk Music, Facebook Messenger comes to Windows Phone.

10-03-2014
Android Smartwatch SDK, Neil Young’s PonoPlayer, Noisy Marvel Comics [Tech News Digest]
Satoshi Nakamoto Unmasking, Spotify Echo, Vine Porn, Cortana Leak [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Satoshi Nakamoto Unmasking, Spotify Echo, Vine Porn, Cortana Leak [Tech News Digest]

Bitcoin is (allegedly) unmasked, Spotify acquires The Echo Nest, Facebook (finally) settles on its new News Feed design, Vine bans pornography, Microsoft’s Siri-alike leaks, and LG releases the creepiest commercial of all time.

07-03-2014
Satoshi Nakamoto Unmasking, Spotify Echo, Vine Porn, Cortana Leak [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Guns, Snowden Phone, Free Getty Images, Minecraft Smoking [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Facebook Guns, Snowden Phone, Free Getty Images, Minecraft Smoking [Tech News Digest]

Facebook regulates gun sales, Snowden Phone is a thing, Getty Images concedes defeat, Congressman calls for the U.S. dollar to be banned, look out for Skype on Outlook, and using Minecraft to quit smoking.

06-03-2014
Facebook Guns, Snowden Phone, Free Getty Images, Minecraft Smoking [Tech News Digest]
Yahoo User Logins, Bitcoin Regulation, Project Spark, Windows XP Pop-Ups [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Yahoo User Logins, Bitcoin Regulation, Project Spark, Windows XP Pop-Ups [Tech News Digest]

Yahoo rejects third-party logins, Japan’s Bitcoin regulation, Project Spark for Xbox One, Twitter talks “impressions,” Steve Ballmer’s retirement, Microsoft nags Windows XP diehards, and Arduboy brings Tetris to the business card.

05-03-2014
Yahoo User Logins, Bitcoin Regulation, Project Spark, Windows XP Pop-Ups [Tech News Digest]
Microsoft Changes, Kutcher Phones, Gates Billions, Leather Chromebooks [Tech News Digest]

Tech News

Microsoft Changes, Kutcher Phones, Gates Billions, Leather Chromebooks [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft switches things up, Lenovo loves Ashton Kutcher, Bill Gates still rich, Samsung brings leather to Chromebook, Kickstarter takes $1 billion in pledges, Oppia goes beta, and kids cannot get their heads around rotary phones.

04-03-2014
Microsoft Changes, Kutcher Phones, Gates Billions, Leather Chromebooks [Tech News Digest]