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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Discover New Music From Your Desktop With 8tracks For Windows 8

12th March, 2014

Finding music online is often complicated by intrusive ads and geographical limitations. Avoid these headaches and listen to new music every day with 8tracks. You’ll even love its Windows 8 app!

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Power Up Your Instagram Experience With These IFTTT Recipes

11th March, 2014

Instagram is a great way to share your photos and enjoy others’, but with IFTTT, it can become much more than that. All it takes are a few clicks.

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Which Company Made The Cell Phone You Currently Own? [MakeUseOf Poll]

9th March, 2014

Which phone do you own? Which is the most popular company on MakeUseOf? Let’s vote!

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6 Featherweight Covers For Your iPad Air

7th March, 2014

The newest iPad Air weighs only 1 lb (470g), and you can find some pretty amazing cases that won’t encumber your lightweight tablet while still offering some protection.

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Edit Your Photos On Your iPad: 5 Best Apps For The Job

6th March, 2014

With a much larger screen, the iPad is a far more enjoyable photo editor to use than your smartphone. So why not use it to edit your photos?

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Let Your Windows Phone Help You Relax, Sleep Or Study

5th March, 2014

Drowning out the noise, even if it’s between your ears, really works. Sleep is a slick and free white-noise app for Windows Phone.

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Which Kind Of Cell Phone Will You Buy Your Kids First? [MakeUseOf Poll]

2nd March, 2014

Cell phones are everywhere. Everyone uses them. All the time. Sooner or later, kids want one. Which one should they get?

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Groopic Lets You Take Group Photos Without Asking For Favors

26th February, 2014

“Excuse me sir, can you please take our photo?” “NO!!!!”

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Do You Prefer Paying For Apps Or Viewing Ads? [MakeUseOf Poll]

23rd February, 2014

The age-old questions: money or ads?

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3Doodler 3D Pen Review and Giveaway

20th February, 2014

The 3Doodler is a pen that draws in 3D plastic. Meaning, you’re not limited to drawing on paper — you can also draw in the air.

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11 Instagram Accounts With Priceless, Amazing Videos

19th February, 2014

Instagram videos are easy enough to make, but they can easily become boring or overdone. Not with these accounts.

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How To Create Beautiful & Shareable Images From Text Easily

17th February, 2014

When adding an image to your social update, you’re faced with two issues: you need the image to be relevant, and you want to create it quickly. Share As Image does both for you.

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Which Is The Best Desktop Browser? 2014 Edition [MakeUseOf Poll]

16th February, 2014

Another year has gone by, what has changed in the browser scene? Have your loyalties changed? Let’s find out!

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Chromebooks — Yes Or No? [MakeUseOf Poll]

9th February, 2014

If you ask around, you’ll hear everything from complete rants to enthusiastic “best thing since sliced bread” speeches. Have YOU made up your mind about Chromebooks?

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Pho.to Lab Is The Tackiest, Craziest and Funnest Mobile Photo Editor Around

8th February, 2014

Pho.to Lab takes photo effects as we know them to a whole new level.