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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Team Spirit Trumps Technology: How To Master Remote Collaboration For Online Teams

26th February, 2014

Collaborating doesn’t get easier if you have to work together remotely and only share the Internet as a common connection. Technology can help navigate the chaos. But it is only the icing.

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Free Electronic Dance Music: Stream, Download & Party [Sound Sunday]

24th February, 2014

After the party is before the party and a playlist is never completed. Add some fresh tunes to your electronic dance collection with free downloads from independent artists. That’s Sound Sunday.


How Collaborative Writing Tools Make Your Life Easier

21st February, 2014

Thanks to the Internet, collaborating on a writing project should be a breeze. If you have ever co-produced one, you know this can be difficult. It shouldn’t be with the right tool.

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Free Music & Nature Sounds To Relax, Sleep, Meditate, Study & Concentrate [Sound Sunday]

17th February, 2014

Discover a vast collection of free ambient, electronic, drone soundscapes, plus nature sounds, ASMR, and singing bowls. Many hours of free music downloads are hidden in this edition of Sound Sunday. Come inside and listen.


How To Open Strange File Types In Windows

13th February, 2014

Computers know thousands of different file formats. Sometimes, both you and Windows are clueless as to how to open a strange file. Here is how you can figure out how to open those files.


Games Are More Than Fun – This Is What Flow Free Can Teach You

12th February, 2014

Is life a game? Arguably not, but since games often resemble everyday life in many different ways, plenty of life lessons can be deducted from them. A simple and fun puzzle game called Flow Free can teach you a thing or two.

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Free Music Download: 11 Instrumental Beats & Jazzy Hip Hop Albums [Sound Sunday]

10th February, 2014

You love hip hop, you just don’t know it. The subculture is characterized by four key elements. This instrumental edition of Sound Sunday allows you to focus on the aural element of hip hop.


How To Enter The BIOS On Your Computer

6th February, 2014

Inside the BIOS you can change basic computer settings, like the boot order. The exact key you need to strike depends on your hardware. We have compiled a list of strategies & keys to enter Setup.

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10 Free Soul & Modern Jazz Albums [Sound Sunday]

3rd February, 2014

Legal free music downloads from independent artists – that’s Sound Sunday. Open your mind and sharpen your ears for what you’re about to hear, you’ve never heard before.


Why Does Rebooting Your Computer Fix So Many Issues?

31st January, 2014

“Have you tried rebooting?” It’s technical advice that gets thrown around a lot, but there’s a reason: it works. Not just for PCs, but a wide range of devices. We explain why.


How To Create A Custom Windows 8 Installation ISO

30th January, 2014

Imagine Windows would install all by itself, while you went for a cup of coffee or a walk. With WinReducer, your next installation will be a breeze.

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Stop Being A Zombie! Put Your Phone Down And Return To Life

29th January, 2014

Do you sometimes feel lonely in the company of others because everyone is pre-occupied with their phones? Technology can be a problem. Try these fun ways to regain your friends’ attention.

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13 Free Contemporary Classical Music Albums To Download [Sound Sunday]

27th January, 2014

Sound Sunday features free music downloads from independent artists. In this edition, the spotlight is on contemporary classical music. It’s all you’d expect, yet filled with surprises. Give it a spin!


How To Get Published On MakeUseOf

24th January, 2014

Have you ever wanted to reach thousands of people with your words? If you love technology, enjoy explaining it to others, and can express yourself well, you should give writing for MakeUseOf a try.


3 Projects To Use Computer Downtime While Re-Installing Windows

21st January, 2014

When it’s that time again, you know you’ll be stuck at your desk for a while! Rather than wasting even more of your time, do something productive while your Windows does its thing.