Aaron Couch

Joined June 2012

Aaron is a Vet Assistant graduate, with his primary interests in wildlife and technology. He enjoys exploring the outdoors and photography. When he's not writing or indulging in technological findings throughout the interwebs, he can be found bombing down the mountainside on his bike. Read more about Aaron on his personal website.

Feel free to contact at acouch@makeuseof.com

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8 Geeky Ways To Customize Windows To Your Needs

2 weeks ago

Customizing Windows might help you navigate your computer and anyone can do it. That’s right – even if you feel slightly tech illiterate, you should optimize your setup. We’ve covered your options right here.

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Deskman: The Advanced Desktop Security Manager For Restricting Access To PC Settings

26th March, 2014

Whether you’re a system administrator or a parent, locking down a computer isn’t easy, especially with customized restrictions. This is where Deskman from Anfibia comes in; available for free via MakeUseOf Rewards.

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Stay Protected From Every Type Of Malware With Avast Free Antivirus

12th March, 2014

Comprehensive malware protection doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Many reputable free antivirus programs are equally effective as paid ones, and avast! Free Antivirus stands with the best Windows antivirus programs.

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Limitless For Chrome: The Ultimate Productivity Companion

6th March, 2014

Where did the time go? You got on your computer and suddenly it’s been 3 hours and you’re in some vast part of the Interwebs. This is where Limitless comes in.

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Make Your Website More Reader, Printer, And PDF Friendly With PrintFriendly

24th February, 2014

As a website owner you should provide a cheap and green solution for your readers, who want to take your content with them either on paper or in a PDF.

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Automatically Find Any Broken Links On Your WordPress Site

18th February, 2014

One of the most frustrating things on the Internet is when you are reading an article and click on a link which claims to expand on the topic, only to find that it goes to some 404 page – or worse, to a website that no longer exists. If you are a website owner yourself, […]

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5 Things You’re Doing Wrong At Your Standing Desk

10th February, 2014

Many people, especially those who work from home, are looking to standing desks as the solution for prevention of several serious health issues caused by sitting all day, but not everyone uses it correctly.

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Ad-Aware Pro Security 11: Solidify Your PC Security & Stop Threats [Rewards]

3rd February, 2014

Look out! There goes another nasty piece of malware! These days, you need superpowers to safely browse the Internet! Ad-Aware Pro is your sidekick in the combat against Internet villains, collectively known as malware.

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Contact Form 7: The Best Contact Form Plugin For WordPress

27th January, 2014

Contact Form 7 is simple and easy to use. It’s the best contact form plugin for WordPress that I’ve used yet.

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eCampus: Easily Rent or Buy Affordable Textbooks, And Sell Them Back

22nd January, 2014

Another outrageously-priced textbook? You’ve got to be kidding! How much of this are you going to take? You know there’s a better option than getting ripped off by your university bookstore, right? There are several reputable websites for saving students money on textbooks, eCampus being one of the very best. Did you know you can […]

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Make Windows Start Faster: 10 Non-Essential Startup Items You Can Safely Remove

17th January, 2014

So your computer has been booting slowly lately? You probably have too many programs and services trying to start up all at once. Are you wondering how they got there and how to remove them?

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10 Inspiring Twitter Accounts To Help With Your New-Year Resolutions

14th January, 2014

What are your goals this year? Get some ideas and inspiration on how to accomplish them.

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10 Accessories Every Standing Desk Owner Should Have

30th December, 2013

Whether you are planning to buy or build your own standing desk, or if you already have one, a standing desk isn’t the only thing you need to improve your health in the office.

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Holiday Shopping List: For The Do-It-Yourselfer

20th December, 2013

Are you a DIYer? Do you know one? From saving money to working constructively with your hands (especially if you sit at a computer all day), doing things yourself has a ton of advantages. And that is why it’s becoming increasingly more common. I’ve included ten awesome gifts for that DIYer in your life. Instructables […]

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Holiday Shopping List: For The Techy Outdoorsman

18th December, 2013

Technology and nature are rather conflicting areas of interest, but the lines between the two are blurring as technology advances into outdoor gear. First there was GPS, then waterproof cases for cameras, and soon after, waterproof cameras themselves. Now, we have a wide array of rugged tech gear from Bluetooth speakers to portable water purifying […]