Joel Lee

Joined December 2011

Joel Lee is a passionate freelance writer living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In his free time, he likes to read and write fiction, play video games, and talk theology.

Feel free to contact at joellee@makeuseof.com

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Cybercrime Goes Offline: The Role of Bitcoins In Ransom and Extortion

6 hours ago

“We have your private data. Send us $300 or we’ll destroy all of it.” That’s not a message you ever want to receive. In the past few years, hundreds and thousands of users – people like you and me – have fallen victim to anonymous cyber-ransom attacks that have resulted in millions of stolen dollars. […]

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6 Steps to Become a WordPress Professional

1 day ago

Want to make a living from Wordpress? There are many ways to go about it: designing themes, coding plugins – but it’s especially hard to distinguish yourself and find potential clients.

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The Linux Advantage: 5 Websites You Should Head To For Learning Linux

2 days ago

Whether you’ve been putting off Linux for years or you’re just hearing about it, there are ample reasons to start today. Want to try now? These resources will get you started.

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6 Human Jobs That Computers Will Never Replace

3 days ago

Computers can drive cars now. What does that mean for us as a society? As technology advances and computers learn to perform human tasks with greater efficiency than even humans themselves, how many of us will be left in the dust? Is there a way to ensure that we remain irreplaceable as workers? The threat […]

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7 Free Online PDF Tools That Could Save You A Lot Of Work

7 days ago

The Web is full of awesome little tools that can help you alter PDF files without breaking a sweat. Let’s look at lesser known PDF tasks that may come in handy for you.

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4 Bugs And Glitches In Video Games That Became Features

1 week ago

Bugs are mostly bad, but they can be good too. Keep reading to find out how.

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Stand Out From The Insta-Crowd: How To Make Your Photos Truly Unique

1 week ago

These quick tips can help boost the popularity of your photos to the next level. I guarantee that the effort will be worth it. Ready to set yourself apart? Keep reading!

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Smartphone Viruses Are Real: How To Stay Protected

1 week ago

The last thing you want is a latent Trojan that sits in the background and steals all of your sensitive data. Think you’re safe from a smartphone infection? I wouldn’t be too sure. Viruses are most prevalent on PC platforms, yes, but these past few years have proven that smartphone viruses are real. Are you […]

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7 Blogs You Should Really Read If You Are A Student Programmer

2 weeks ago

The field of programming is so broad that you’ll never come out on top if you participate from a distance. Fortunately, blogs are a readily accessible medium keep you in the loop.

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Buying Used Camera Gear Online? Protect Yourself With These Tips

10th July, 2014

Photography is a rewarding but expensive hobby. With the right mindset and the proper precautions, buying used photography gear online can be incredibly convenient, affordable, and safe.

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Why RAM Boosters And Task Killers Are Bad For Your Android

9th July, 2014

At first glance, RAM boosters and task killers sound incredibly useful, but a closer look shows that they could actually be harming your phone instead.

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4 Ways To Change Your Android Fonts

8th July, 2014

Want to change the font on your Android device? Luckily there are a few simple ways to do this and find beautiful fonts in the process.

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The Best Roguelikes To Play When You’re On A Coffee Break

7th July, 2014

Some roguelikes can take a while to beat. What if your time is limited? Introducing the coffeebreak roguelike!

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30 Years Of Tetris: A History Of The World’s Most Beloved Puzzle Game

4th July, 2014

This year, 2014, marks the 30th birthday of Tetris. In remembrance of its history, join me as I explore the past and future of the world’s most famous puzzle game.

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How To Download Free Fonts & Manage Them In Windows

3rd July, 2014

Fonts are the building blocks of digital aesthetics. Since Windows doesn’t come with a font manager, we’ve looked at third-party alternatives.