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 TopSecretWriters.com or on Google Plus.

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Feel free to contact at ryandube@makeuseof.com

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5 Useful Things You Can Do With Your Phone Even When It’s Miles Away

26th February, 2014

You can play with it all you want, just don’t touch it. Your phone that is.

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ToDoist Launches Integrated Outlook, Gmail and Postbox Plugins

26th February, 2014

The team at ToDoist just announced a new plugin for Postbox, and a full rewrite of the ToDoist Outlook plugin, bringing ToDoist email integration support to the largest email platforms, including Gmail and Thunderbird.

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Is Internet Freedom Under Threat From Internet Service Providers? [MUO Debates]

25th February, 2014

Imagine a world where the content you are allowed to view on the Internet is tightly controlled by your Internet service provider. On MUO Debates, we explore and question this reality.

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The 5 Commandments For Choosing The Right To-Do App For Productivity

22nd February, 2014

Different people organize in different ways. So choosing a to-do app really depends on what kind of person you are. Here are five commandments you can think about for your own productivity system.

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Get Ready For Zero Debt With ReadyForZero

21st February, 2014

What do you do if you find yourself chest deep in debt? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a tool that does the debt management for you? There is such a tool called ReadyForZero.

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Not Just SEO: 4 Creative Ways To Use Keywords As A Secret Weapon

20th February, 2014

Keywords still remain the lifeblood of Internet search — and it flows into other areas of the Internet where you want people to find you, like your LinkedIn profile, sell things, or land your next job.

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5 Powerpoint Tips to Improve Your Presentation Skills Overnight

19th February, 2014

You step up to the podium. Your palms are sweaty, your heart is racing, and just as you’re about to open your mouth and speak, your mind goes blank. Need help?

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IMO Goes After Skype and Google Hangouts With Video and Audio Chatting

12th February, 2014

IMO just launched a newly designed interface, adding both video and voice calling functionality to its former IM platform. On top of this, it looks like a cross between Google Plus and Facebook.

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Klout Lets Users Improve Influence With Content Creation

12th February, 2014

Klout just announced that they have completely overhauled their user interface with an entirely different look and feel, as well as adding a number of new features.

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Is Google Glass the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread? [MUO Debates]

9th February, 2014

Join us as Justin and Matt face off in a debate about whether or not Google Glass is the next big thing that’s going to transform the world of technology and mobile applications.

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Who Needs Dropbox and SkyDrive? Host Your Own Files With FTPbox

30th January, 2014

If you had a million dollars, would you rather store it in a safe at someone’s house or at your own place. Why wouldn’t you want to control your own data like assets?

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Not Just For Developers: 7 HTML Tags Any Writer Should Know

28th January, 2014

To be marketable and flexible online, you just have to know how to format a full HTML article, or how to tweak things.

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4 Ways To Manage Your Kids’ Internet Use With Your Router

22nd January, 2014

How do you make sure that your kids are actually up in their room sleeping on a school night, and not staying up all night streaming Internet videos?

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5 Non-Annoying Ways to Check Your Smartphone in the Movie Theater

21st January, 2014

What are the three most annoying behaviors in the world? People who interrupt. People who don’t allow you to merge into traffic. People who use their smartphone in the movie theater.

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Get Deeper Search Insights For Your Site With Webmaster Tools Search Queries

20th January, 2014

Changes to the Search Queries tool in Google Webmasters could change how you do your topic research. Content generation on the web involves creativity and user-focus, and a lot of keyword research.