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

1 week ago

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.


What’s In Store For Windows 10 In 2015?

30th December, 2014

2015 will be Microsoft’s last chance to win businesses and consumers back. Here’s what happened with Windows 10 in 2014 and the milestones you can look forward to in 2015.


The Best Windows Software

23rd December, 2014

Windows is swimming in a sea of free applications. Which ones can you trust and which ones are the best? If you’re unsure or need to solve a specific task, consult this list.


Get A Modern Start Menu For Windows 7 & 8

17th December, 2014

A new Start Menu can be a good way to bring something fresh to any version of Windows. This article looks at creative Start Menu alternatives and replacements that work on both Windows 7 and 8.


Discover Cortana On Windows 10 – Her Hiding Places Revealed!

13th December, 2014

Cortana, Microsoft’s voice controlled personal assistant, has been starting to show up on Windows 10. This article reveals her hiding places. It looks like she will come out to play very soon.


20 Historical Microsoft Office Facts You Forgot Or Never Knew

4th December, 2014

The Microsoft Office suite turned 25 this year. The world has changed since digital presentations, word processing, and spreadsheets became a thing. Do you remember how it all began?


How To Get Novel Windows 10 Features On Windows 7 Or 8.1

3rd December, 2014

It’s time to upgrade your Windows experience. Short of installing a new operating system, you can get awesome features with third party applications. Windows 10 is not that novel after all.


Concerned About Copyright? A Guide For Legally Using Images On The Web

1st December, 2014

Copyright is a complex subject. A fair amount of understanding makes it easier. If you’re wondering under what circumstances you can use someone else’s creative work — expect some answers here.