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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Yaara's Latest Posts


How Many Books Do You Have On Your eReader? [MakeUseOf Poll]

4 days ago

How big is your eBook collection? Do you own hundreds of books? Or maybe a big fat zero? Enter to vote!


Time Is All We Have: 2 Unique Apps That Will Help You Conquer Time

7 days ago

This post is not about getting things done. It’s not about to-do lists either. It’s about two apps so simple and yet so useful, they’ll give your phone a new purpose.


Handing Over Your Phone to Show a Photo? How To Avoid Snooping Fingers

1 week ago

You hand over your phone to show someone a photo. Next thing you know, they go through all the photos in your gallery, including those embarrassing ones. Don’t let it happen.


Tired Of Paying For Filter Packs? PhotoMania Offers All Its Filters For Free

1 week ago

How hard is it to turn your smartphone photos into beautiful drawings and sketches?


Have You Ever Used BitCoin? [MakeUseOf Poll]

2 weeks ago

BitCoin. Is it the future of currency and economy, or just a passing fad? Did you jump on the BitCoin wagon?


4 Simple YouTube Music Players For A Swim In The Stream Of Free Music

2 weeks ago

YouTube is an unlimited source of restriction-free music anyone in the world can listen to. While it’s easy enough to find and listen to it on YouTube itself, there are other, easier ways.


Heard Of Food Porn? Get Addicted With These 10 Instagram Accounts

2nd April, 2014

Don’t worry, it’s nothing to be ashamed of. If you’re careful, you can even do it while at work. Just don’t get caught, or you might make some people very, very hungry.


Help Wanted! Which Topics Would You Like To Read More About? [MakeUseOf Poll]

30th March, 2014

This week, we need your help. Tell us what you want to read more about, and chances are you will!


TheTable Is A Slick New App That Finds Excellent Places To Eat

28th March, 2014

Restaurant-finding apps are a dime a dozen. They do a great job with the smaller places, they might disappoint when you’re looking for that really good place.


How To Create An Instagram Account & Upload Photos Without A Mobile Device

24th March, 2014

Just because you don’t own the right smartphone doesn’t mean you have to give up on apps like Instagram.

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How Many Apple Products Do You Own? [MakeUseOf Poll]

23rd March, 2014

Is Apple really falling from grace? Tell us how many Apple products you have at home!


Wake Up Informed: AlarmPad Does More Than Just Wake You Up

20th March, 2014

Chances are you need an alarm clock to wake up. If you own an Android device, place your trust on AlarmPad. With its customizable options, it does more than wake you up.


BlackBerry Z10 Review and Giveaway

20th March, 2014

BlackBerry always seemed like a dying, irrelevant OS. Until now.


Which Version Of Windows Are You Currently Using? [MakeUseOf Poll]

16th March, 2014

Has anything changed in 4 years? It’s time to find out! Tell us which version of Windows you’re using right now.


Nokia Lumia 1020 Review and Giveaway

14th March, 2014

Is it a phone? Is it a camera? No, it’s the Nokia Lumia 1020!