Tina Sieber

Joined December 2007

Tina is a freelance editor, natural scientist, and cosmopolitan with a strong interest in sustainability. During her free time she enjoys live music, nature, and traveling around the world. You can find Tina online or in Berlin, Germany.

Windows Editor

Feel free to contact at tina@makeuseof.com

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Tina's Latest Posts


How to Change Your Password on Any Desktop or Mobile Device

4 days ago

Your password is the only thing standing between a stranger and your most private data. When was the last time you updated your device password? We show you how to change it right now.


Project Spartan: a Lean and Unfinished Browser for the Modern Web

2 weeks ago

Spartan picks up the fight with browser competitors like Chrome and Firefox. Will it live up to the ideals of Spartan soldiers? We’ve put this first version to the test and were not impressed.


Run Windows Programs from Any Browser & Access Your Files on the Go

31st March, 2015

Software should be used, not installed. Use Cameyo to run your favorite Windows apps from anywhere. You just need a browser tab and Dropbox.


Unlock Windows Potential: Control Panel Demystified

23rd March, 2015

If you want to be the master of your Windows experience, the Control Panel is where it’s at. We untangle the complexity of this power tool.


Windows on Every Device – This Is How Microsoft Is Realizing Its New Ecosystem

20th March, 2015

Windows was never gone, but it’s about to make a comeback nevertheless. You can currently observe how Microsoft is getting its flagship up to speed. Last week on Microsoft…


7 Quick Tips & Hacks To Optimize Your Windows 10 Experience

12th March, 2015

Windows 10 is more than an upgrade to Windows 8, it’s an evolution. We’ve covered many of the big changes, but lots of minor things changed, too. Maybe we can teach you a new trick.


Free Up Disk Space by Removing Windows.old Folder

9th March, 2015

Windows prepares an automatic backup before you re-install. The Windows.old folder includes user profiles and personal files. Here’s how to restore the data and remove the folder to free up space.


Under the Hood: 6 Hidden Windows 10 Features You Can Unlock

19th February, 2015

Windows 10 is full of secrets and surprises. Some new features are just not very well known, yet. Here are six tips for customizing your Windows 10 experience.

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Microsoft Office Leaps Into a New Era with Touch First Apps & New Desktop Suite

5th February, 2015

Office has been the gold standard for office suites for a very long time. Microsoft is working hard to keep it that way as it’s expanding to new platforms and technology.

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6 Ways to Hack & Customize the Windows 10 Start Menu

3rd February, 2015

The Start Menu in the Windows 10 January edition is a step back, lacking customization options. Until this gets fixed with future updates, we can show you how to make it more usable.


Windows 10 January Build Includes Many Exciting Changes & Some Bugs

26th January, 2015

Windows 10 Build 9926 is a big leap forward. It comes with novelties, most notably Cortana, Continuum, and some overhauled features. It remains an early build that still contains bugs, but fixes are coming soon.


Windows 10: The Dream Of A Cross-Device Operating System Is Becoming Reality & It’s Free

23rd January, 2015

Microsoft is boldly stepping into the future with innovative software and hardware. Windows as a service and mobility of experience were the major keywords from the recent Windows 10 briefing. Most importantly, Windows 10 will be free.


Should Google Announce Vulnerabilities Before They Have Been Patched?

20th January, 2015

Whyis Google reporting vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows? Is this Google’s way of teaching their competition to be more efficient? What about the users? Is Google’s strict adherence to deadlines in our best interest?


10+ Sites To Find The Perfect Free Printable Calendar Template All Year Long

20th January, 2015

You can never have enough reminders that your most valuable personal resource is limited. Our selection of printable weekly, monthly, and yearly calendars will help you manage your time wisely.


Improve Collaborative Editing Of Office Files With Dropbox & Project Harmony

5th January, 2015

Dropbox has made a promising move towards collaborative writing and editing. Project Harmony offers Dropbox for Business users early access to a new desktop collaboration feature.