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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Shipping Smartly: 5 Frugal Tips To Save Money When Shopping Online

2nd October, 2014

You’re shopping around online, you find the perfect item just within your budget, but the shipping is just way too much? Here’s how to cut those fees down to size.

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Yelp Can’t Be Trusted: Try One Of These Alternatives Now

1st October, 2014

Yelp has lost some ground when it comes to trust. At this point, Yelp’s reviews have little redemptive value and users should look to an alternative service when finding local businesses.

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How To Pick A Color Scheme Like A Pro

30th September, 2014

Colors are tricky. It might seem easy enough to pick a handful of colors that look good together, but as any designer who has spent hours tweaking shades will tell you: it’s tricky.

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9 Free Programming Books That Will Make You A Pro

29th September, 2014

Calling all programmers, whether new, old, or aspiring: we’ve found a great selection of free (as in beer) books to boost your coding skills to the next level. Hop in and enjoy.

personal-finance

Simply Frugal: How To Learn Personal Finance The Easy Way

28th September, 2014

Do you fret over bills and debt on a regular basis? Do you feel lost when others speak using financial lingo? Here’s the good news: it’s never too late to learn about money.

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What Is The Best Free Internet Radio App For Android?

26th September, 2014

Looking to stream music on your Android device? These Internet radio apps are a great way to do it!

personal-growth

How To Spark Personal Growth: 5 Tricks Of The Entrepreneur

24th September, 2014

Not everyone has to be an entrepreneur, but everyone can learn something from the entrepreneur. By tapping into some of those entrepreneurial traits, you can radically alter your own life in an upward direction.

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How Much Time Do You Actually Spend Playing Games?

23rd September, 2014

It’s always surprising – or not surprising at all – how quickly time can fly when gaming.These tools will show you for just how long you’ve been playing.

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Understanding How Open Source Software Developers Make Money

20th September, 2014

The truth is: many OSS developers and projects do generate revenue.

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How To Learn Programming Without All The Stress

19th September, 2014

Maybe you’ve decided to pursue programming, whether for a career or just as a hobby. Great! But maybe you’re starting to feel overwhelmed. Not so great. Here’s help to ease your journey.

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Buying A Used Digital SLR? Wait! 3 Things To Look Out For

18th September, 2014

Buying a used digital SLR is a great way to save some money, but you should be aware of the risks involved in doing so.

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7 Twitch Streamers To Watch If eSports Aren’t Your Thing

17th September, 2014

If you don’t like eSports and you’ve written off Twitch as “not for you,” it’s time to reconsider. These entertaining Twitch streamers aren’t associated with eSports in any way.

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3 Tools For Turning Your USB Drive Into A Secure Unlock Key For Your PC

16th September, 2014

Have you ever wanted a physical key for your computer? Now that passwords are becoming obsolete, a tangible key would be more than a tricky gimmick. Indeed, requiring a physical component to unlock your PC may just be the most secure option right now, and if you have a spare USB thumb drive lying around, […]

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5 Top Yoga Channels On YouTube That Help You Beat Stress

15th September, 2014

After a stressful day, a few minutes of yoga can mean the difference between anxiety and rest. Load up these YouTube channels and don’t be surprised when your stress melts away.

fun-games

4 Web Games That’ll Get You Laughing Out Loud

12th September, 2014

None of these games require anything more than a Flash-enabled browser and an open-minded sense of humor that isn’t afraid to laugh at the silly and the absurd.