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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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.


How To Plug Passion Planning Into Your Digital Routines

24th November, 2014

It’s time to become a passion planner! Don’t consider pen & paper an adequate tool for managing your schedules and tasks? We show you how to plug analog passion planning into your digital tools.

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How To Install New Windows 10 Preview Builds Without Issues

15th November, 2014

A new Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 9879 was released a few days ago. We’ll show you how to get new builds automatically, upgrade manually, prevent errors, and where to download new ISO images.


How To Turn Off Facebook’s In-App Browser & More Facebook Productivity Tips

14th November, 2014

Facebook’s in-app browser is detrimental to your productivity. I’ll show you how to make Facebook open links in your external browser and how to improve your News Feed reading habits.


5 Free Microsoft Online Services & Apps You Didn’t Know Existed

12th November, 2014

When you think of Microsoft, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? It might take you a little longer to think of something positive. We’re here to help with that.


Microsoft Retires Windows 7: This Is How You Can Still Get A Copy

6th November, 2014

Windows 7 Home and Ultimate editions have been retired. If you want to get a computer without Windows 8.1, your options are limited. We have compiled them for you.


How To Manage Multiple Google Or Gmail Accounts On Android

5th November, 2014

Lots of people have multiple Google accounts, possibly one for work and one for personal use. Here’s how to get those set up and exactly how they affect your apps.


How To Try Windows 10 If You’re Running Linux

28th October, 2014

Love Linux, but still depend on Windows occasionally? The Windows 10 TP is a stable test system. We show you how you can try Windows for free as a dual boot or on a virtual machine.


Windows 10 Is Evolving – This Is What’s New In Build 9860

28th October, 2014

The new Windows 10 version comes with several new features and provides sneak peeks into future builds. Microsoft is morphing Windows 10 right in front of our eyes. Find out where Windows is headed.


10 Creepy Halloween Wallpaper Images For Your Desktop & Start Screen

24th October, 2014

Booo! It’s that time of year again. Here’s a selection of 10 Halloween desktop wallpapers, including instructions and resources to find more.


Want New Windows Features? Share Your Ideas With Microsoft & Vote

15th October, 2014

Microsoft wants to know what you would like Windows to look like! Propose and review Windows features to shape the next version of Windows.


Why The Windows 10 Technical Preview Should Not Be Your Main OS

10th October, 2014

If you think Windows 10 is a keylogger, you know nothing about the purpose of a Technical Preview. That’s OK because we’re here to explain.


Fix Windows Update & Make It Less Annoying Without Compromising Security

7th October, 2014

Windows Update can be a nuisance. Here is how you can protect yourself from its annoyances without compromising security.