Yaara Lancet

Joined June 2011

Yaara (@ylancet) is a freelance writer, tech blogger and chocolate lover, who's also a biologist and a full-time geek. Find her also at lnct.org.

Feel free to contact at yaara@makeuseof.com

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Pebble Steel Smartwatch Review And Giveaway

26th May, 2014

If you have good memory, you might remember that we weren’t too excited with the original Pebble. So will the Pebble Steel, retailing at $250, be any different?

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2 Super-Useful Browser Start Screens You Should Start Using Today

21st May, 2014

Ah, the new tab page. Such a great opportunity for productivity that so often goes to waste. And it’s hard to find the perfect one.

How To Restore The Classic Firefox Theme In Firefox 29

19th May, 2014

“What happened to my tabs? And what is this hamburger-Chrome-looking button in my Firefox toolbar??” Here are some answers for Firefox users who woke up one day to find themselves using Firefox 29.

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Which RSS Reader Are You Using? [MakeUseOf Poll]

18th May, 2014

Now that the dust has finally settled over Google Reader, it’s time to find out what you’ve all settled on. Which reader do you use for your RSS feeds?

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How Big Is Your Main Computer Monitor? [MakeUseOf Poll]

11th May, 2014

Big or small, we all use some kind of monitor in our everyday lives. So how big is your main computer monitor?

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Android Too Complicated? This Launcher Will Simplify Your Life

8th May, 2014

You may think Android isn’t for everyone. You sometimes hear others say “it’s too complicated”, or “It might be good for techies, but not for me”. We have good news.

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Create Impressive Diptychs & Triptychs On Your iPhone or iPad

6th May, 2014

Once upon a time, you had to know some Photoshop tricks to create your own diptychs and triptychs. This is no longer the case.

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Remove Image Background In Seconds With The Free Background Burner

4th May, 2014

How hard is it to completely remove the background from a photo? For the graphically challenged among us, the answer is “pretty darn hard”. This free online tool makes it a lot easier.

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Do You Use WhatsApp? [MakeUseOf Poll]

4th May, 2014

Are you using WhatsApp for your chats? Or maybe you used to and stopped following the acquisition? Scroll down and vote, it only takes a second!

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How To Launch Multiple Actions Using Nothing But Your Phone’s Volume Buttons

29th April, 2014

QuickClick makes use of your phone’s volume buttons to launch all sorts of actions and tasks.

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Livescribe 3 Smartpen Review and Giveaway

28th April, 2014

Who doesn’t want a Livescribe smartpen? Whether you’re a student, a journalist, attend meetings a lot, or just need to easily record writing and audio, you can make good use of a smartpen.

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What’s The Most Addictive Mobile Game You’ve Ever Played? [MakeUseOf Poll]

27th April, 2014

Ever found yourself unable to stop playing a game on your mobile? Even if it weren’t the best game? Tell us which one hooked you!

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8+ Awesome Clocks Every Geek Will Love

25th April, 2014

Are clocks passé? Whether you’re actually a geek or not, you won’t be able to withstand these unique clocks.

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Want Multiple Instagram Accounts On Your Android? Try This!

22nd April, 2014

Do you own more than one Instagram account? Managing both of them on the same Android device might seem next to impossible, but it’s easier than you think.

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How Many Megapixels Does Your Phone’s Camera Have? [MakeUseOf Poll]

20th April, 2014

Do megapixels really make a difference in phone cameras? How many MP does your phone have?