Joined July 2006

A father of two, neo geek, tech-obsessed male who is also the co-founder of MakeUseOf and been here since makeuseof hit web for the first time.

Feel free to contact at kaly@makeuseof.com

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6th December, 2009

Noctur.nl is nice Google maps mash up that lets you find cafes, bars and restaurants that open late. The site primarily geared towards places you can go to hang out and doesn’t include stores, pharmacies or drive through. It currently lists over 38,000 places across US and more locations are added all the time. You […]


Browsera: Test Your Site in Different Browsers

30th November, 2009

Ensuring that your new website looks and behaves the same way on different browsers is a task that requires considerable amount of time and effort. Browsera is an online tool that can help you out. It can automatically compare the output of each browser and find inconsistencies in your pages, so that you can quickly […]

Virtual Museum: Browse European Museums Online

30th November, 2009

Virtual Museum is a website that lets you browse a number of European museums online, and explore the most remarkable items of European prehistoric culture and heritage. You may browse and view items by country, museum, time period BC and categories. Each item has it is own page with related historical & archeological information and […]


WebPrivacyCheck: Check Proxy Effectiveness In Hiding Your Identity

29th November, 2009

WebPrivacyCheck is a web tool that allows you to check what security related data is exposed by your browser when you surf the web. You can use this site to measure the effectiveness of proxy or any other privacy solution in keeping your identity hidden. Works easy, simply visit the website though your privacy solution […]


MailCounter: Get ‘Email This’ Button/Counter For Your Site

29th November, 2009

MailCounter is web service that provides an embeddable “Email This” counter/button for your website. It offers your website visitors an easy way to share articles on your websites with others via email. Adding the button to your site is very easy, no registration is needed, just copy provided lines of code to your website and […]


FreeMyPDF: Unlock Restricted PDF Files

28th November, 2009

If you ever need to unlock restricted PDF file that prevents you from copying, editing or printing the contents then FreeMyPDF can help. It is a simple online utility where you can upload a PDF file and quickly remove its restrictions. The application only supports PDFs that you can open and read, PDFs that require […]


Chimply: Generate Loading Indicators Online

28th November, 2009

Chimply allows you to generate those loading indicators and animated bars that you see on many websites these days. These indicators are often used by web developers to let the users know when the page is loading or application is doing something. Buttons and badges can be generated as well. Works simple, just select one […]



27th November, 2009

Next time you need a manual for some software program or even a programming language head to Manuals-Search-Engine.com. It’s basically a Google-powered custom search engine which lets you search for all kind of tech¬†& software manuals online. Currently, it indexes over 900.000 free manuals from all over the web. Users can search for manuals using […]



25th November, 2009

Load2All, a great online service that gives you an easy way to upload your files to multiple (19 popular) file hosting / sharing services. Load2All is very similar to previously reviewed DropRecord, TinyLoad or Gazup but has an excellent additional feature. You may upload large files without worrying about the file size limit imposed by […]

Calendarika: Create Personal Calendar Online

23rd November, 2009

Calendarica is a new web app that lets you create personal calendars online. It has a number of ready made templates to which you can add images, text and customize month and year. The images can be uploaded from both your computer and the web. The whole process involves three simple steps: Select template. Upload […]

HTML and CSS Rounded Corner Button Generator

23rd November, 2009

If you’re looking for some buttons for your website make sure to check Rounded Corner Button Generator. This simple tool allows you to generate rounded corner buttons along with the CSS code.¬† All you need to do is select desired colors, specify corner radius and the application will do the rest. When you’re done customizing […]

RSS2PDF.org: RSS Feed To PDF converter

22nd November, 2009

RSS2PDF is a free web utility that lets you convert OPML or RSS feed to a PDF file. It’s very quick and created PDFs are nicely formatted for your offline reading pleasure. To get an idea you may check out the converted MakeUseOf feed here. The link prompts you directly with a download option of […]


Just-DNSLookup: Remote DNS Lookup Tool

22nd November, 2009

Just-DNSLookup is a simple web application for webmasters that lets you perform remote DNS lookup for any given host or domain name. It checks the host from 30+ locations worldwide. This comes in handy when your site is slow or inaccessible, and you are not sure what causing it, your host or the network in […]



22nd November, 2009

The useKit is a new web service that aims to enhance your web surfing by integrating a bunch of handy tools to your browser. These include: – option to add sticky notes to web pages, – display text addresses on a map, – translate text, – tweet highlighted text, – bookmark pages to Delicious. Getting […]



21st November, 2009

Anyone who likes to watch documentaries and other lenghty video online would agree that [NO LONGER WORKS] MegaVideo is one of the best sites for that. Megavideo is a video sharing service just like Youtube apart from the fact that it hosts thousands of privately shared movies and TV show episodes. The annoying thing about […]