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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Is Technology Your Worst Enemy When You Travel? 7 Ways To Defeat It

29th July, 2014

Did you know that a mountain top view looks far more spectacular without a phone in front of your face? Despite technology’s superb benefits, it can dampen a travel experience as well.


Use Strava? It’s Not Perfect — Some Solutions To 3 Common Problems

15th June, 2014

These are three common issues with the running and cycling app Strava that you may have run into, and how to fix them.


Google Keep For Chrome: Your In-Browser Solution To Quick Note-Taking

29th May, 2014

What are you expecting from Google Keep? Google Keep excels at being an exceptionally useful notepad that allows you to quickly add notes.


Track, Compete, Socialize, Explore With Strava Running & Cycling For Android

6th May, 2014

Telling someone you rode your bike 80 miles is one thing, but showing them what you did and the route you took is a complete different story.


8 Geeky Ways To Customize Windows To Your Needs

4th April, 2014

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?