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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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.

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What Is Solar Energy And Why Hasn’t It Taken Off?

25th July, 2014

What’s the big deal with solar energy? If it’s really as important and necessary as so many claim it to be, why hasn’t it taken over the energy industry yet?

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Cybercrime Goes Offline: The Role of Bitcoins In Ransom and Extortion

24th July, 2014

“We have your private data. Send us $300 or we’ll destroy all of it.” That’s not a message you ever want to receive. In the past few years, hundreds and thousands of users – people like you and me – have fallen victim to anonymous cyber-ransom attacks that have resulted in millions of stolen dollars. […]

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6 Steps to Become a WordPress Professional

23rd July, 2014

Want to make a living from Wordpress? There are many ways to go about it: designing themes, coding plugins – but it’s especially hard to distinguish yourself and find potential clients.

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The Linux Advantage: 5 Websites You Should Head To For Learning Linux

22nd July, 2014

Whether you’ve been putting off Linux for years or you’re just hearing about it, there are ample reasons to start today. Want to try now? These resources will get you started.