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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8 Pinterest Alternatives You May Not Know About

17th March, 2014

Looking for a Pinterest for men? It’s out there. A Pinterest for food? It exists. A Pinterest for memes? You’re in luck. Keep reading to find the perfect Pinterest alternative for you.


Need A Lightweight & Portable Word Processor? Jarte Delivers

14th March, 2014

Microsoft Word has become bloated! The selection of alternatives is limited. One has been around since 2001 and was almost forgotten. Jarte is free, lightweight, offers tabs among other features, and comes with a portable option.


Fun and Frantic: 5 Free Infinite Runner Games For Mobile Devices

12th March, 2014

Forget Flappy Bird and give these infinite runners a try instead.


6 Common Pinterest Mistakes You Might Be Making

11th March, 2014

Are you using Pinterest to its maximum potential? Or are you losing out on followers and exposure by making these common mistakes?


Stop Leaking Money: How To Set Up A Personal Tech Budget

8th March, 2014

Technology can rob you blind. Don’t let technology put you in debt — or worse, on the streets. Keep reading for tips on devising and maximizing your own personal tech budget.


Steam Early Access: These 5 Games Are Worth Buying Early

7th March, 2014

Would you like to play games before they’re even released to the public? With Steam Early Access, you can!


Stay Secure: 3 Instagram Hoaxes Too Many People Fell For

4th March, 2014

Take a good look at these Instagram hoaxes and make sure you don’t fall for the next one!


Where Are All Of The Video Games Featuring Female Protagonists?

3rd March, 2014

Want to know where you can find strong female leads in video games? Start with these remarkable examples.


Point & Click Adventuring Lives On With These Classic-Style Free Games

1st March, 2014

Point-and-click games are a dying breed but they aren’t completely dead.


4 Websites For Affordable Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank

28th February, 2014

Want to save a few hundred dollars every month? Stop eating out and start cooking! By cooking for yourself, you eat healthier and save money, it could even become a fun and relaxing hobby.


That’s What Everyone Says: 5 Free Tools For Effective Online Surveys

27th February, 2014

For a while, you wouldn’t have had much choice as to which survey service to use, but nowadays there are plenty to choose from. Which one is best for you?


What Is JSON? A Layman’s Overview

26th February, 2014

Whether you plan to be a web developer or not, it’s a good idea to at least know what is JSON, why it’s important, and why it’s used all around the web.


6 Game Clones That Are Better Than The Original

21st February, 2014

Most video game clones are effortless endeavors that exist simply to cash in on a trending fad – such as knocking off Angry Birds – but some clones end up being so good that they surpass the original inspiration.


5 Inspiring Social Media TED Talks You Should Watch

20th February, 2014

Social media has taken over the Internet. There are many who are actively trying to decipher the power of social media. Some of them have even given TED Talks that are well worth a watch.


Forget Candy Crush – Play Chip Chain Instead

19th February, 2014

Forget Candy Crush. Forget Angry Birds. Forget Clash of Clans. If you want an addicting mobile game, there’s one that blows the others out of the water, and it’s called Chip Chain.