Matthew Hughes

Joined June 2013

Matthew Hughes is a software developer, student and writer from Liverpool, England. He is seldom found without a cup of strong black coffee in his hand and absolutely adores his Macbook Pro and his camera. You can read his blog at http://www.matthewhughes.co.uk and follow him on twitter at @matthewhughes.

Feel free to contact at mhughes@makeuseof.com

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7 Of The Best Xbox 360 Games You Can Get On The Cheap This Black Friday

16 hours ago

Black Friday presents itself as an opportunity to get the latest and greatest games for not very much money. And you don’t even need to leave your house.

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Glyph Studio Review And Giveaway

20 hours ago

Another week, another hard drive. This one is the Glyph Studio – a $199 external drive aimed at creative professionals. Read the review, then enter to win your own!

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Are E-Cigarettes Harmful To Your Computer’s Health?

2 days ago

It’s been a rough few months for the embattled e-cigarette industry. Although intended to be a safer alternative to tobacco, the devices have been under attack by regulators in the US and Europe who have expressed health concerns about the nicotine-enriched liquid used. And now, there’s a new worry surrounding them that nobody expected. Your […]

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Two Ways Your ISP Is Spying On You, And How To Be Safe [Giveaway]

4 days ago

It’s a bad time to be a Verizon customer.

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Hands On With Nokia’s New Z Launcher For Android

6 days ago

Nokia’s brand new Z Launcher is here, but is it any good?

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What To Expect From Firefox Developer Edition

1 week ago

Eager to cement their reputation with developers even further, Mozilla have launched Firefox Developer Edition; a cutting-edge spin on the popular browser loaded with features designed to make web development even easier.

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A GNU Beginning For Microsoft: What An Open Source .NET Framework Means For The Rest Of Us

2 weeks ago

Microsoft just released a significant part of its code under a permissive open source license. This move breaks with years of tradition. But why and what does it mean for you?

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Glyph BlackBox Portable Hard Drive Review And Giveaway

2 weeks ago

Can a 500gb portable hard drive really be worth $100? There’s a company in New York who thinks so. Meet Glyph Technologies, the makers of the BlackBox.

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Windows Users Beware: You’ve Got A Serious Security Issue

13th November, 2014

Running Windows? You should probably run your updates about now. A serious new vulnerability has been confirmed as present in all versions of Windows from Vista onwards which has the potential to let hackers execute their own arbitrary code. The issue (CVE number CVE-2014-6321) is rated critical by Microsoft, and affected users are being strongly encouraged […]

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Credit Card Processing On Android: Best Tools For Accepting Payment

11th November, 2014

Want to process credit card payments on your Android device? Here are the best tools for getting it done.

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3 Free Games That Can Help You Cope And Understand Depression

10th November, 2014

Games – like any other genre of popular culture – can help us understand complex issues. Complex issues like depression and mental health.

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Google’s New Nanotech Pill Will Help The Fight Against Cancer

6th November, 2014

Google is reportedly working on a pill that could potentially identify cancer, heart attacks and other illnesses, without resorting to painful and invasive surgery. Is this the future of medical science?

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How You Can Officially Browse Facebook Over Tor

6th November, 2014

Remarkably, Facebook has launched a a .onion address for Tor users to access the popular social network. We show you how to access it in the Tor-Browser.

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Internet Archive Brings 900 Classic Arcade Games To Your Browser. Here Are 7 Of The Best

4th November, 2014

Your town’s arcade may have shut down in the mid-90s, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting your classic games fix.

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Google Fit Review: Will This App Make You Healthier?

1st November, 2014

Google’s entry into the smartphone health craze is here: Google Fit. Let’s take a look at what makes it unique and how it stacks up against the competition.