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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Google Maps on Android: Everything You Need to Know

13th March, 2015

Does Google Maps on your Android device feel a bit daunting? We’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about using Google Maps on Android.


The Most Sociable Subreddits and How to Find Them

12th March, 2015

Reddit is so many things wrapped up in one neat package. Plenty of people use it as nothing more than a news aggregator and others use it for personal growth and productivity. But at its heart, Reddit is a social network. While it’s true that every subreddit has some level of discussion — like these techy-minded subreddits […]


9 Questions New Linux Users Always Ask

12th March, 2015

It’s completely normal to feel overwhelmed when making the switch to Linux. That’s what happens when you step from one world into another. This will help you.


7 Neat Linux Tricks That Newbies Need to Know

11th March, 2015

As a Linux newbie, it’s normal to struggle. Everything just feels so different from Windows and you find yourself scratching your head at the simplest of tasks.


Learning Photography: 5 YouTube Channels to Become a Pro

10th March, 2015

There are hundreds of channels dedicated to photography lessons. The good ones are buried in the noise. We picked five of the best for you.


Remodel Your Home: 6 Websites for Learning the Basics

9th March, 2015

Would you rather put up with an unsatisfying home? Or spend a bit time and energy making it into a place that makes you smile when you walk through the entrance?


Linux Disk Space: How to Visualize Your Usage

6th March, 2015

Even with terabyte drives becoming the norm, it’s amazing just how fast all of that space can fill up. What if you could see your entire disk space usage at a glance?


5 Modern Linux Torrent Clients for Fast Downloads

5th March, 2015

There are several high-quality torrent clients available for Linux users. After a few days of research, I’m confident that I’ve found the perfect one. Are you using it?


5 Amazing Linux Video Players for Watching Movies and Shows

4th March, 2015

There are dozens of Linux video players to choose from, so which one should you use? Which one is right for you? Variety is great, but who has the time to sift through it all?


On a Budget? 5 Gaming Headsets You Can Get for Under $25

3rd March, 2015

These days, if you want to get the full gaming experience, you’re going to need a headset. Let’s say your budget is capped at $25. What’s available in that range?


5 Amazing Linux IRC Clients to Keep You Chatting

2nd March, 2015

While it’s certainly past its prime, IRC is still alive and kicking today – so alive, in fact, that dozens of clients are still being actively developed.


8 of the Best Free Collaborative Tools For Programmers

28th February, 2015

If you’re a programmer and you aren’t yet sharing or collaborating, you’re behind the curve. Reap the benefits of collaboration with the right web apps.


Email on Linux: 4 of the Best Email Clients Available

27th February, 2015

Linux email clients still lag behind Windows and Mac, but the gap is closing. Here are some of the better ones I’ve found.


4 of the Best eBook Readers for Linux Users

26th February, 2015

Which Linux eBook readers are the best? Here are four options you should definitely look into.


4 Linux Music Players That Deserve Your Attention Now

25th February, 2015

Which Linux music player is the best? We compare four excellent music players you may not know about.