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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How To Identify A Facebook Scam Before It’s Too Late

2 days ago

Scams are everywhere. You’ve got PayPal scams, eBay scams, Craigslist scams, email scams, wire transfer scams, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Even “safe” sites like Facebook are flooded with scams every day. Can you tell whether that link you’re about to click is a scam or not? If you think you’re too […]

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Master Photography By Studying It: 10 Great Online Photo Courses

6 days ago

There’s a lot of theory and knowledge behind a beautiful photograph, so much so that it can be overwhelming for the beginner. Fortunately, there are some great online resources that make getting started easier.

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6 Basic PowerShell Commands To Get More Out Of Windows

1 week ago

PowerShell is what you get when you give steroids to the Windows Command Prompt. It grants you control of nearly every aspect of the Windows system. We help you leap up its learning curve.

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5 Project Ideas To Help You Learn Programming Faster

1 week ago

There are a few ways to ease the learning curve for programming. Get your hands dirty and learn faster with side projects you can start anytime. Play around with these five.

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What Is A Virtual Server, And What Can You Do With One?

1 week ago

Virtual machines and virtual servers — what are they and how do they differ?

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The Best Entry-Level DSLRs For New Photographers

2 weeks ago

If you want to take your photography skills to the next level, or you know someone else who does, then there’s no better way than to enter the world of DSLR cameras.

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7 Gift Ideas Under $150 For Coffee Lovers

2 weeks ago

As winter swoops in with its chilling bite, it’s the perfect time to sit down and enjoy some steaming hot latte or espresso. It’s also a great time to surprise your friends and family with awesome gifts that will make their next cups of java taste better than ever before. Coffee is fun and doesn’t […]

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8 Gift Ideas Under $100 For Campers And Hikers

4th December, 2014

Christmas may not be ideal for hiking and camping, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start preparing for next summer. Here’s 8 awesome gadgets that will kick your next adventure up several notches.

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6 Signs That You Are Not Meant To Be A Programmer

2nd December, 2014

Not everyone is cut out to be a programmer. If you aren’t completely sure that you’re meant to be a programmer, here are some signs that may point you in the right direction.

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A Guide To The Best Budget Webcams For Under $60

1st December, 2014

Smartphones and is equipped with a camera these days, but the humble webcam has yet to be rendered obsolete – especially in the context of video chats and live camera streaming. It’s a niche market that presents a dilemma: good quality is important but the application is too narrow to justify spending a lot of money on it.

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What Is The Best Video Player For Android?

28th November, 2014

Whether you’re using your Android as a portable movie theater or just viewing homemade clips, it’s important that you use the video player that best suits your needs. Convenience, performance, flexibility — all of these things matter. Why settle for less when you don’t have to? There are so many video players to choose from, […]

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Windows Gets A Package Manager – Download Software Centrally Via OneGet

27th November, 2014

Microsoft is adding yet another Linux feature to Windows. Package management can seriously boost productivity, increase security, and ultimately save you a lot of headache. We show you how it will work.

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How Procedural Generation Took Over The Gaming Industry

26th November, 2014

Games used to be hand-crafted and predictable. You played them, you beat them, and if you played them again, the content would stay the same. Nowadays, there’s a trend towards dynamic content: if you play the same game twice, the experience could be radically different the second time through. What’s with the recent interest in […]

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4 Online Relationship Tips That Actually Work

25th November, 2014

There are plenty of examples to show that Happily Ever After is attainable for online and long distance relationships. Here are some of the best tips and advice to keep you on the right path.

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5 Amazing Uses For Drones In The Future

24th November, 2014

Unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly called drones, are now infamous for their surveillance capabilities, but like most tools, the usefulness of a drone depends on who’s in control.