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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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?


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 […]


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 […]

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Want To Mount Your Smartphone On Your Bike? It’s This Easy

13th December, 2013

When was the last time you left home without your phone? We’re in the age where we take our phones everywhere, and that includes while biking.

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10 Online Resources For Bicycle Maintenance And Riding Skills

4th December, 2013

Whether you’re just becoming a more avid cyclist (perhaps because you saw all those awesome biking videos), or you’ve been riding for a while, there is still a lot left to know.


5 Ways Technology Can Make Living With Roommates Simpler

4th November, 2013

Aside from having rules, technology can make co-habitation easier. Here are seven ways you can use technology to improve your roommate experience.


Red Alert: 10 Computer Security Blogs You Should Follow Today

24th October, 2013

Security is a crucial part of computing, and you should strive to educate yourself and stay current. You’ll want to check out these ten security blogs and the security experts who write them.


10 Online Cycling Games To Get Your Ride On Even When The Weather’s Bad

14th October, 2013

From stickmen to a naked, bald guy on a tricycle, I sought out to find the most enjoyable (and funny) biking games on the Internet — you’ll find them quite entertaining.


From Cute To Ferocious: 12 Animal Videos That Are Absolutely Amazing

11th October, 2013

Have you ever seen a video of an animal that just left you in awe? Animal videos are a fascinating showcase of their capabilities as they interact with the wider world we all inhabit.