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.

Feel free to contact at tina@makeuseof.com

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good-old-windows

8 In 10 Desktop Computers Runs Windows And So Should You

3 days ago

Getting a new computer? One devil urges you to buy a Mac or Chromebook, while the other insists you try Linux. And here’s me explaining why you should stick with a Windows device.

rock-music-sunday

Rock Your Life – Alternative Rock & Indie Pop To Get You Through The Week [Sound Sunday]

5 days ago

Sound Sunday explores the diversity of pop and rock, a range of genres that unites generations. All music can be downloaded for free. Consume at your own risk.

fix-windows

When Windows Update Fails, This Is How You Fix It

5 days ago

Did a Windows Update crash your system? Here’s a quick list of troubleshooting steps that will help you restore Windows to a functional state.

portable-apps

How Portable Apps Can Make Your Life Easier & Save Resources

1 week ago

If you frequently switch computers and have cloud storage space or USB drives to spare, here’s an idea: outsource your applications.

windows-8

Is Windows 8.1 Done After This Unspectacular August Update?

1 week ago

The much anticipated August Update for Windows 8.1, formerly known as Update 2, has arrived and it’s not what we expected; but then we already knew that. Is it even worth bothering? In short: YES!

sound-sunday-piano

Play It, Sam: Relax To The Soothing Sound Of Piano Music [Sound Sunday]

2 weeks ago

Sam’s original┬ápiano from the film Casablanca is expected to sell for a seven figure sum in November; no pianist included. We offer contemporary piano music for free. Download & play, again and again.

Creative Commons Music Featured Image

Free & Legal Music For Your Creative Commercial Projects [Sound Sunday]

4th August, 2014

A few chords is all it takes to get your audience hooked. Dive into this edition of Sound Sunday for great music and free downloads you can legally use in commercial projects.

open-office

Stressed At Work? How To Relax & Focus In An Open Office

31st July, 2014

Does working in an open plan office kill your productivity? You can probably blame the Germans for its wide adoption. But let’s reconcile after you tried these tips.

Sunday Chillout

Kick Back With Instrumental Chillout & Lounge Music [Sound Sunday]

28th July, 2014

Music and light can really change the atmosphere of a room. Here are free music downloads to add a chilled lounge vibe to your place.

windows-tool

One Windows Tool To Get Instant Access To All Your Hardware Controls

24th July, 2014

Seeing how useful this tool is, it’s shockingly fameless. I’m talking about the Windows Mobility Center. Say what? See what I mean!

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Enter Deep Relaxation With Dark Atmospheric Ambient & Drone Sounds [Sound Sunday]

21st July, 2014

Drown out the noise and allow your mind to sink into itself with this edition of music you can download for free, aka Sound Sunday.

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The 2014 Guide To Windows 7 For Ex Windows XP Users

15th July, 2014

Have you finally decided to upgrade from Windows XP? You will get used to Windows 7 in no time. Let us help you settle in and get up to speed. Follow me.

Creative Commons Music Featured Image

Need A Soundtrack? Download Free Creative Commons Music [Sound Sunday]

14th July, 2014

Music is free to download and comes with a Creative Commons license that allows you to share the material, if you give attribution, use it non-commercially, and don’t distribute derivatives.

old-version-windows

5 Ways To Hold On To An Old Version Of Windows

8th July, 2014

Do you find it hard to work with your new Windows? Are old software or hardware no longer working? Here is how you can combine the best of the old with the new Windows.

Ambient White Noise

Clear Your Brain With Ambient White Noise [Sound Sunday]

7th July, 2014

Let the sound waves wash over you to clear the mind. Free instrumental music downloads with binaural beats, ambient drone, and white noise.