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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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.


10 Amazing Nature & Wildlife Photographers That You Should Follow

3rd October, 2013

Nature and wildlife photography entices all of us. But we know so little about the creative people behind them. Let’s take a look at some of the best wildlife photographers you should follow.


Evernote’s New Web Clipper Is The Ultimate Content Saving Tool

26th September, 2013

Evernote’s Web Clipper isn’t new. But if you haven’t heard, or perhaps didn’t like the Evernote clipper in the past, this is the right time to look into it again.


15 Ridiculously Awesome Videos For Bicycle Enthusiasts Of All Kinds

25th September, 2013

Is cycling a means of getting somewhere for you, or a passion? If it’s either, the Internet gives you an adrenalin rush with videos of incredible riders all around the world.


4 Great Apps And Extensions To Renovate Chrome’s New Tab Page

11th September, 2013

By now, customizing Chrome’s New Tab Page isn’t a new concept – there are lots of apps and extensions that can do this. And in that rises the problem – there are so many to choose from.


10 Steps To Take When You Discover Malware On Your Computer

27th August, 2013

We would like to think that the Internet is a safe place to spend our time (cough), but we all know there are risks around every corner. Email, social media, malicious websites that have worked their way into search engine results, and ad pop-ups all can pose a threat. Although you can limit the risk of infecting your computer, sometimes you simply have bad luck and get infected anyway. Thankfully, you can do it for completely free. And because of that, I’ve laid out all the steps of exactly how to do it.

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3 Apps And Services That Can Tap Into The Feedly Cloud

1st July, 2013

Although there are several alternatives to Google Reader, Feedly, with its easy to use interface, has been the primary choice for reading news. Along with announcing Feedly Cloud, Feedly also informed its users about other services and apps that can be used in combination with Feedly. In this article, we’ll look at three that integrate exceptionally well with Feedly.

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Did You Know You Could Customize The Windows Context Menu? Organize It With Right Click Enhancer

30th June, 2013

Have you ever wondered if there could be more to the Windows context menu? It has a dedicated key on every keyboard, yet are we really using it to it’s full potential? Perhaps it’s clogged up with a bunch of program entries from software that you don’t really use. Now technically, you don’t need a program to remove context entries, but if you want to extend your context menu beyond the defaults that Microsoft has limited it at, I recommend taking a look at Right Click Enhancer.