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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Why Taxing The Internet Is Stupid

21 hours ago

This Internet tax is one of a kind. No other government has ever conceived of taxing the Internet. If this law came to your country, what would it mean for consumers and businesses?

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10 Spreadsheet Templates To Organize Your Home

22 hours ago

Do you struggle to keep on top of the cleaning, the shopping or your budget?

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Blogo 2 Is The Mac Blogging App You’ve Been Looking For

2 days ago

One thing I’ve noticed Windows switchers complain about about is a lack of a solid OS X blogging client. That’s about to change – Blogo 2 is out, and it’s very, very good.

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6 Spooky Halloween Games Perfect For Kids

3 days ago

Ask any kid. Halloween is more than just an hour spent walking from door to door, collecting enough sugar-laden candy to induce a diabetic coma. It’s an entire day spent celebrating the scary.

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1.2 Million Routers Are Vulnerable To Being Hijacked. Is Yours One Of Them?

5 days ago

Millions of switches, routers and firewalls are potentially vulnerable to hijacking and interception, after American security firm Rapid7 discovered a serious issue with how these devices are configured. The problem – which affects both home and business users – is found in the NAT-PMP settings used to allow external networks to communicate with devices operating […]

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Chatrooms Aren’t Dead. Meet Rooms.me, From Facebook

6 days ago

Facebook has released a new app that allows for semi-anonymous chatrooms. Called Rooms, it’s currently available for iOS, with an Android and iPad native port not far away.

#HI-FI

Meet Hi-Fi, The Hashtag-Themed Social Network For iOS

1 week ago

Floridian startup Life In Hi-Fi think the humble hashtag could be put to much better use.

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10 Simple, Customisable Invoice Templates Every Freelancer Should Use

1 week ago

Being a freelancer is hard. You’ve got to constantly be on your A-Game.

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5 Games From The 90s You Can Play On Your Mac Today

2 weeks ago

The 90s were an awesome time for gaming. And you can play five of the best games easily on your Mac.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership Threatens Internet Freedom, Here’s How

2 weeks ago

ACTA and SOPA might be dead and buried, but the specter of draconian copyright law still lingers, as the leak of the latest draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership treaty shows us. The treaty – currently being written and developed by twelve countries – could soon see ISPs liable for the activities of their users, extended […]

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The Risks And Rewards Of Renting Out Your Apartment On AirBnb

2 weeks ago

Are you thinking about renting your spare rooms out on AirBnB? Here’s why you should, and also a cautionary note on why you should think twice.

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Love Free Games? Here Are 10 You Can Play For Free This Weekend On Steam

2 weeks ago

Steam’s largest ever free weekend begins today, and with it brings 10 awesome games to play for free for the next few days.

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10 Amazingly Useful Spreadsheet Templates To Organize Your Life

2 weeks ago

Is your life a hotch-potch of missed deadlines, forgotten shopping and reneged commitments? Sounds like you need to get organized.

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Nexus 6, 9, Player, and Android Lollipop: Everything You Need To Know

2 weeks ago

It’s official: Android 5.0 Lollipop is here and is bringing with it three new devices: the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. Here’s a comprehensive rundown of all the new hardware and software.

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Share Your Photos, Not Your Phone With Microsoft Xim

15th October, 2014

Sharing photos with a group of people just got easier. One person controls the show, everyone can join at their own devices via a link, and when all was seen, the presentation self-destructs.