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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How Does A Drive-By NFC Hack Work?

19th August, 2014

Remember the security dangers of using your phone’s NFC features? It’s been a few years since NFC gained in popularity and Android phone makers, especially Samsung, continue to push the technology with each new model. Yes, there are many wonderful uses for NFC, but they all come with a price. Consider the drive-by mobile attack. Are you at risk? […]

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What Do You Do On A Sunday? 4 Tips To Plan & Balance Your Work Week

18th August, 2014

It’s becoming tougher to keep a right balance between work and life. There are 168 hours in the week. Where does it all go? Here’s how to reclaim it by planning for the week.

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Gadgets, Robots, Tech: The Best 5 Subreddits

16th August, 2014

You want to talk tech? Then you ought to check out these subreddits. Reddit is the melting pot for discussions and shout-outs, and these subreddits aren’t for geek nerds only.

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3 Online Contact Management Tips Even Introverts Should Try

15th August, 2014

“Out of sight, out of mind.” Does that describe your social connections? Socialization requires effort. Don’t let poor contact management result in broken relationships.

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6 Of The Hardest, Most Unforgiving Strategy Games Ever

14th August, 2014

Ready to distinguish yourself from the masses? Here are some of the toughest strategy games ever designed. Try mastering all of them.

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8 Fitness Experts On The Web With The Best Health Advice For You

13th August, 2014

The last thing you want to do is take fitness advice from someone who doesn’t know what they’re talking about. These experts are the ones to follow for tested veteran advice.

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5 Lies Linux-Haters Like To Tell

12th August, 2014

Linux may have been a scary operating system before, but all of that has changed in recent years. These myths, which are more accurately called lies, are now dead.

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How To Avoid The Dangers Of Online Advertisements Targeted At Kids

11th August, 2014

You might think you’re smart enough to dodge manipulative advertisements — and maybe you are smart enough — but what about children? Online ads are increasingly targeting younger and younger folks. What can we do?

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5 Lesser Known Gaming Communities You Should Be Part Of

8th August, 2014

There comes a time when a gaming community can become too big to be enjoyable. If you’re tired of that, you ought to check out these lesser-known gaming communities instead.

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5 Life Skills That Video Games Can Help You Develop

6th August, 2014

Video games can help you succeed at life. It’s an uncommon opinion, especially in mainstream media, but it’s true.

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Stay Fit: The 5 Best Quick Workout Apps For Android

5th August, 2014

Need to find the time to exercise? These apps can help you with only a few minutes of your day.

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5 Insane Video Game Rumors People Actually Believed

4th August, 2014

The gaming community is home to some of the weirdest myths and legends. It shouldn’t come as a surprise seeing as how “interactive media” and “active imagination” tend to go hand in hand.

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Designing A Breakthrough App? 7 Mobile Development Blogs You Should Read

31st July, 2014

The mobile space is so new that trends are constantly shifting and new insights are made every day. If you plan to develop mobile apps, how can you keep up without going mad?

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5 Best Free Messaging Apps For Android

30th July, 2014

Need a free way to send messages to friends and family with your phone for free? Check out these apps.

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How To Care For Your Hard Drives And Make Them Last Longer

27th July, 2014

Sometimes an early death is the fault of the manufacturer, but more often than not, hard drives fail earlier than they should because we don’t take care of them.