Joel Lee

Joined December 2011

Joel Lee is the Creative editor at MakeUseOf and a jack-of-all-trades technology writer from Philadelphia. In his free time he pursues fiction, game design, and photography.

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Never Lose That Webpage Again: 6 Ways To Read It Later On Any Platform

17th June, 2014

Few things are more frustrating than needing a bookmark only to find there’s nothing you can do to visit it. Rest assured, however, because there’s a handy solution.


3 Best Free Lockscreen Replacement Apps For Android

14th June, 2014

Calling all Android tinkerers! Are you tired of looking at the same, boring screen every time you wake up your phone from sleep? Why not customize it and breathe new life into your phone?


Caught In A Technology Rut? 5 Simple Tips To Break Free Of Old Habits

13th June, 2014

It can take a lot of time to keep up with cutting edge news, so we grow lazy and complacent with what we have. We end up settling for that which is less than ideal.


4 Unconventional Shooters You Must Play

12th June, 2014

Shooter games are all the same. Guns, guns, and more guns. If that’s how you feel, then take heart! There are a lot of other options out there.


Play It Your Way: 4 Sandbox Games That Reign Above the Rest

10th June, 2014

A poorly executed sandbox game is a waste of time, but when it’s done right, it can transport you to an entirely new world full of wonder, excitement, and experiences.


4 Tips To Finish A Boring Online Course By Being A More Engaged Learner

9th June, 2014

Online courses are curses in disguise. In many ways, they’re tough and boring. How do you complete such a dull experience without going insane? We do have a few tips that might help.


Newbies To Veterans: 5 Advanced EVE Online Activities

6th June, 2014

If you’re looking for more things to do, here’s a list of some of the more engaging content in the EVE Online sandbox.


Can Poker Games Help You Train To Win For Real?

5th June, 2014

Poker is a scary beast. When you know what you’re doing, it can be fun, thrilling, and a beloved way to kill a bunch of hours.


3 Ways You Can Contribute & Be A Leader Without A Title

4th June, 2014

You’re a leader, even if you don’t realize it. What are the qualities of a leader and how can you apply them when everyone in your group is separated by thousands of miles?


Make Money Gaming: 5 Games You Can Get Paid To Play

3rd June, 2014

If you could make a living by playing video games, would you do it? It’s definitely possible – hundreds and thousands of people do it every year.


What Is A Theme Framework, And How Can It Improve Your WordPress Site?

2nd June, 2014

Coding a new theme from scratch is tedious and repetitive. What if you could design a custom site, without re-inventing the wheel? That’s what a theme framework is. Not sure where to start? Here’s a brief introduction and a few recommendations to get you going. Understanding Theme Frameworks You’ve probably heard the term “theme” before. […]


4 Video Game Blogs You’ve Never Heard Of That You Should Read

27th May, 2014

Dig a little deeper and you’ll find some awesome sites that offer new value to the gaming blogosphere.


Change Your Bad Habits & Your Data Will Be More Secure

26th May, 2014

Your data may be vulnerable and you may not even know it. The truth of the matter is, most people practice bad security habits on a day-to-day basis, leaving themselves susceptible to data hackers and thieves. If you think this doesn’t apply to you, you may want to think again. That’s the kind of attitude […]


Smart TVs Are A Growing Security Risk: How Do You Deal With This?

24th May, 2014

“Your TV has been hacked.” Just a few years ago, this nonsensical statement would’ve been enough to render most of us confused. On top of computers and mobile phones, you’re telling me that my television can be hacked now, too? If you have a Smart TV, then yes, it can be hacked. The good news […]


The 4 Best Period Tracker Apps for iOS & Android

23rd May, 2014

Attention all women: your phone can now relieve you of the burden of having to track your menstrual cycle.