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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What You Need To Know About Windows System Restore

10th October, 2013

Imagine the trouble you could find yourself in, if your system failed! The Windows System Restore feature could save your butt. This article explains how to create and use Windows restore points.

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Lightweight Music Players Not Up To Snuff? Jaangle Will Change Your Mind

9th October, 2013

Have you not found the perfect music player, yet? If your key criteria include speedy, lightweight, and smart features, you should give Jaangle a try!

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Need A New Wallpaper? These 5 Awesome Sites Will Get You There

8th October, 2013

Your choice of desktop wallpaper says a lot about who you are. So, if your wallpaper is an expression of who you are, where can you find wallpapers that fit your personality?

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Distracted By Time-Wasting Websites? LeechBlock For Firefox Will Take Care of That

7th October, 2013

Stop the Internet from taking over your life: install the LeechBlock addon. Sometimes you have to make sacrifices in order to achieve what you really want. The Internet has completely altered the face of socialization and global culture, and in many ways it has been a Good Thing™, but we’ve paid the price for it […]

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These Are The Apps You Need After You Reinstall Windows

4th October, 2013

After yet another Windows re-install you’re forced to start from scratch. Consider this an opportunity to start off on the right foot with the best free apps Windows has to offer.

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What Does “Beta Software” Really Mean?

3rd October, 2013

What does it mean for a project to be in beta and should you care?

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Wireless Networking Simplified: The Terms You Should Know

2nd October, 2013

Do you know the difference between an “access point” and an “ad hoc network? What is a “wireless repeater” and how can it improve your home network? Is a “wireless router” as simple as it sounds, or is there more to it? There are a lot more wireless networking terms around that encompass more than […]

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Securing Dropbox: 6 Steps To Take For Safer Cloud Storage

1st October, 2013

Dropbox isn’t the most secure cloud storage service out there. But for those of you who wish to stay with Dropbox the tips here will help you maximize your account’s security.

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How To Live Stream Your Gaming Sessions Using Open Broadcaster Software

30th September, 2013

Live streams have become all the rage these days in the world of gaming, and with Open Broadcaster Software you can join in with your own streaming sessions for the world to watch.

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Become A Google Maps Boss With These 6 Crucial Tips

28th September, 2013

How can you make use of Google Maps to the utmost? What sorts of tricks await your utilization? Keep reading to find out how you can become a Google Maps pro in no time.

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The Amazing Buzz Launcher: Over 60,000 Home Screens For You To Try

27th September, 2013

I’ve explored lots of powerful Android launchers in the past but Buzz Launcher is the first one to truly blow me away with its delicate balance of flexibility and ease of use. Buzz Launcher is a whole new way of looking at home screen personalization, and it adds a social twist in the fact that you can share your setup for others to download – which means, of course, that you can download their setups as well. As far as I know, there’s never been a launcher like Buzz Launcher. It’s new, it’s sleek, and it’s revolutionary in all the right ways. How, you ask? Keep reading to find out.

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What Are RFID-Blocking Wallets & Which Should You Buy?

26th September, 2013

If you knew that someone could read your credit cards, passport, and even driver’s license without actually having to swipe them, would you take steps to guard against it?

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Turn Back Time: 4 Tools & Tips To Restore Deleted Files In Windows

25th September, 2013

One of Windows’ biggest flaws could be your rescue, should you ever accidentally delete an important file: The Windows file system does not actually delete files. Until they are overwritten, deleted files can be restored.

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Beat the Bloat! Try These Lightweight BitTorrent Clients

24th September, 2013

Guns don’t share illegal files. People share illegal files. Or, wait, how does it go again? What I mean to say is, BitTorrent shouldn’t be dissed based on its potential for piracy.

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Forget Power Features: Yandex.Shell Keeps It Light, Clean, and Easy

23rd September, 2013

If you haven’t found your perfect Android launcher yet, I highly recommend giving Yandex.Shell a try.