Ryan Dube

Joined December 2008

Ryan Dube is a freelance writer, an Electrical Engineer and an SEO expert. His writing focuses on science and tech investigations. Visit him at www.topSecretWriters.com or on Google Plus.

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Feel free to contact at ryandube@makeuseof.com

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How to Create More Free Time By Gamifying Your Schedule

15th February, 2015

There is nothing more rewarding than accomplishing a task that’s on your schedule ahead of time. So, why do you insist on punishing yourself for completing tasks, rather than giving yourself your just reward?


How You Can Be a Force For Good In a World Filled With Online Trolls

4th February, 2015

Each of us can make the web better, simply by making an effort to post positive things throughout the Internet.


5 Signs You Shouldn’t Date That Guy You Met On The Internet

31st January, 2015

I was an online player. Here are the tricks I used to win women’s hearts – and how to spot them.


5 Ways Windows 8.1 Can Make You More Productive

30th January, 2015

Who would ever want to buy a new computer and be forced to start using Windows 8? Well, this guy right here for one. Turns out Windows 8.1 is amazing for productivity! Let me explain…


How To Create The Last Perfect Time Management System You’ll Ever Use

23rd January, 2015

Productivity is a constant search for more organization with less work. A way to accomplish everything you dream to accomplish, without losing out on sleep. Can this automated time management system do it all?


A Year in Review and Happy Holidays from MakeUseOf

25th December, 2014

Those of you who have been with us for a while have likely seen all of the transitions we’ve gone through. Here are some of the latest changes and our highlights from 2014.


Top 5 Ways You Are Spied On Every Day And Don’t Know It

19th December, 2014

The chances are you’re oblivious to the ways in which you’re being monitored almost daily as you go about your business. Learn how to take precautions to protect yourself against these surveillance threats.


The Best Web Hosting Services

30th November, 2014

Are you looking for the best web hosting services for your needs? Whether you need a place to host your small personal blog, or a major corporate website, this list is for you.


10 Top Health Forums Online For Expert Support

20th November, 2014

Answers to your health fears might be as simple as visiting one of popular medical forums and asking a certified medical professional for their medical opinion. Here are 10 of the better expert health forums.


Luddites Attacking? Being A Techie Could Be Dangerous

19th November, 2014

Three shocking stories where people have attacked gadget loving techies . Are these anti-technology Luddites with anger issues, or justified privacy-rights activists?


3 Tools To Monitor & Examine The Windows Registry

6th November, 2014

The Windows registry is one of the most poorly understood parts of the Windows operating system. We show you tools that can simplify the registry and help you identify issues.


Journey Into The Hidden Web: A Guide For New Researchers

31st October, 2014

This manual will take you on a tour through the many levels of the deep web: databases and information available in academic journals. Finally, we’ll arrive at the gates of Tor.


6 Sane Online Resources For The Latest On Ebola And Other Outbreaks

29th October, 2014

Are you concerned about the recent Ebola outbreaks that are spreading across the globe? Do disease outbreaks cause you great alarm? Avoid the media entirely, and get the latest pandemic information from official sources.


Great Future Retirement Jobs For Programmers

24th October, 2014

In the field of technology, you’re either learning new skills, or falling behind the times. But, what happens to older programmers and technology leaders who are looking for interesting part time work during retirement?


2014 Google Science Fair Projects Set To Change The World

14th October, 2014

It’s never too early to start changing the world. We highlight the crop of brilliant 2014 Google Science Fair winners this year and the impact they may have on the future for all of us.