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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How To Make Sure You Buy The Best Headphones For Your Budget

19th April, 2014

There’s no such thing as a “best” pair of headphones. The one you should get is entirely dependent on your budget, your setup, and what you’re going to be using the headphones for. Forget about price tags. Sometimes, the $50 headphones may end up being better for you than a $400 pair. It’s all about […]


Pacmania: 4 Of The Best Pac-Man Clones Throughout History

18th April, 2014

Would games even exist if Pacman had never existed? Maybe, maybe not, but it’s impossible to deny that this game paved the way for arcade gaming and beyond.


Be Healthy, Save Money: Cook Your Own Meals With These 5 Recipe Apps on Android

17th April, 2014

When you need quick recipes at the snap of your fingers, you’ll find these Android recipe apps indispensable.


The Camera Tripod Buying Guide For Beginners

15th April, 2014

Tired of camera shake ruining your photos? Want to take time-lapse shots or long exposure photos? Tripods allow for all of these, so if you don’t have one, why not?


5 Crazy Difficult Games You Can Get On Steam

10th April, 2014

Thanks to Steam, you can play these games without spending too much money.


Buy This: The Greatest Gear For Making Awesome Coffee

9th April, 2014

If your coffee tastes like crap, you’re doing it wrong. Great coffee doesn’t have to be expensive.


5 Incredible Games Based In The Wild West

4th April, 2014

If you want to inject a serving of the Wild West into your gaming sessions, you really need to check out these awesome games.


Dogecoin: How A Meme Became the 3rd Largest Digital Coin

3rd April, 2014

What happens when a joke turns into a currency with a market cap over $30 million? You get Dogecoin. If you browse sites like Reddit and 9GAG, you’ve most certainly run into the doge meme and its iconic Shiba Inu, but you may not know that that same Shiba Inu is now the mascot of […]


Computer Auctions And Why eBay May Not Be Your Only Option

2nd April, 2014

For most of us it’s the only online auction site that matters, but if you’re browsing through ebay to find great deals on computers, you may be better off using an alternative auction platform.


DigitalOcean: The Best VPS Host For Newbies

1st April, 2014

If you’re looking for VPS hosting – whether to run a Minecraft server, host a bunch of files, or simply to run a 24/7 remote computer – you would do well to start with DigitalOcean. Not sure what the difference is between VPS hosting and shared hosting? We’ve got you covered with a quick explanation […]


How Advertisements On Your Website Could Make Or Break You

29th March, 2014

An Internet without ads would be an Internet smothered in subscriptions and paywalls. You don’t have to feel guilty for running ads on your website, but make sure you do it right.


Rank With Your Images: 4 Ways To Make Your Images SEO Friendly

28th March, 2014

Image searches drive traffic to your website if you know what you’re doing. The trick is to understand how SEO works and format your images accordingly. Here are a few basic tips.


10 College Blogs You Wouldn’t Have Wanted To Miss As A 20-Something

27th March, 2014

There’s the stress that originates from the uncertainty of becoming an adult and entering the “real world”. You can rest easy…you aren’t alone. These blogs may provide you with new perspectives.


10 Amazing Recycling Ideas You Can Find On Instagram

26th March, 2014

You may not expect it, but Instagram is a great place to find some awesome recycling ideas.


7 Most Useful Video Game Cheats Ever

25th March, 2014

At one time, single player games were shipped with hidden cheat codes that could be used to unlock an array of nifty powers and shortcuts. Remember those days?