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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Free MP3 Download: 10 Instrumental Soundtrack Albums [Sound Sunday]

12th May, 2014

Energizing soundtrack music from a range of genres, including rock, electronic, and classical. Free downloads as MP3 or FLAC.


5 Eco Labels For Electronics You Should Know

9th May, 2014

Eco labels can help you identify greener and more energy efficient devices. They enable you — the consumer — to take sustainability concerns into account when buying new electronics. But what do the various labels stand for?

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How To Handle Suspicious Windows Task Manager Processes

5th May, 2014

CTRL + ALT + DEL aka three-finger salute is the quickest way to add to your confusion. Sorting through Task Manager Processes, you may notice something like svchost.exe using 99% of your CPU. So now what?

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Free Music Downloads: Energetic Workout Playlist [Sound Sunday]

5th May, 2014

Dancing boosts confidence and it’s a great workout, too. Whether you’re dancing, biking, or lifting weights, these free music downloads will keep you moving during your workout sessions.

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Calm Your Mind: Free & Relaxing Music Downloads [Sound Sunday]

28th April, 2014

In a world driven by noise, calmness is a gift. Drown out the distractions and drift off into a comforting net of sounds with Sound Sunday’s free music stream & downloads.

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Wake Up Refreshed: Free Music Downloads To Make Your Day [Sound Sunday]

21st April, 2014

Are you struggling to wake up and get going in the morning? Maybe you haven’t found the right music to get you started, yet. Create your own morning playlist with Sound Sunday.


Multiple Ways To Capture Or Print What You See On Your Screen

17th April, 2014

Print Screen is a term that lost its original meaning decades ago. Today, actually printing a screenshot takes several steps. Combined with shortcuts and software, you have a powerful 21st century tool at your fingertips.


Windows 8.1 Update Is Here! What It Is & How To Get It Now

14th April, 2014

Curious about the latest Windows 8.1 Update or not sure what this is about? KB2919355 is a cumulative update that comes with useful features. It can also be removed in case it causes issues.

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Strictly Ambient: Free Music Downloads, Streams & Playlist [Sound Sunday]

14th April, 2014

If you’ve ever wanted to stream Sound Sunday in one go, finally, this edition contains a one-loop-playlist.

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Let The Soul In: 13 Free Soul & RnB Music Album Downloads [Sound Sunday]

7th April, 2014

Soul, the immortal essence of our existence, expressed in our actions, and often materialized in art. Soul music has its origins in gospel and rhythm and blues. Sound Sunday offers a sample of soul albums by independent artists. Download for free and donate based on how much you enjoy the music. Soul Singles Genre: progressive, […]


5 Productive Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone Without a Signal

2nd April, 2014

No signal? That doesn’t mean you can’t use your phone to get stuff done!


7 April Fool’s Day Pranks To Play On Your Friends’ PC

31st March, 2014

It’s this time of year again when you can make your coevals regret they’re friends with a geek. Or remind them they know a problem solver. Either way, time to have mad fun!

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Distraction Free Instrumental Music Album Downloads [Sound Sunday]

31st March, 2014

This week, Sound Sunday goes instru-mental. Enjoy a collection of free MP3 downloads from independent artists. These tunes provide you with distraction free background music for many activities that require focus and calmness.

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Rock Your Road Trip With Free Music Downloads [Sound Sunday]

24th March, 2014

Road trips are not the same without music. You know how radio stations blast the same songs over and over again, spiced up with news and commercials? Rather bring your own mix.


5 Ways To Delete A File In Use In Windows

21st March, 2014

Windows Explorer thinks the file you’re trying to delete is still open, but it’s not? Locked files are a common problem. Fortunately, it’s easily solved in most cases.