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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POLL: What’s Your Favorite From CES This Year?

12th January, 2014

Another exciting CES has come to a close, and it’s time to think about the awesome new things we all heard about. No matter what caught your eye, it’s probably awesome.


Apple iPad Mini With Retina Display Review and Giveaway

7th January, 2014

The new iPad mini’s price puts it in a precarious position next to its competitors. Is it really worth its price?

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Give Your Text Stunning Designs Easily With Notegraphy

6th January, 2014

Notegraphy makes it easy to create stylized snippets of text for yourself, or to share on social networks, and can also help you find interesting (and beautiful) snippets by others.


Do You Own A Tablet? [MakeUseOf Poll]

5th January, 2014

Tablets seem to be taking over the world. Where are you in all of this? Do you own a tablet? Did you use to? Do you plan to become a tablet owner soon?


6+ Cool Work Desks Every Freelancer Should Own

3rd January, 2014

Imagine that money was no object. Imagine that you, as a freelancer or just a person who works from home, could have the desk of your dreams. Wouldn’t that be amazing?


Turn Twitter Into A Custom Reading List With Tweetbits

2nd January, 2014

Is there a way to use Twitter like an RSS reader and stay updated on what really matters? There are several. If you often use the “favorite” button, Tweetbits could be the solution.


2 Instagram Clients That Beat It At Its Own Game

1st January, 2014

It turns out there are other Instagram apps out there, and they’re good.


Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Phone vs. Blackberry – Which Is Really The Best OS? [MakeUseOf Poll]

29th December, 2013

Put all biases aside and ignore your actual phone for a minute. Now tell us the truth, which is the best mobile OS out there?


Supercharge Your eBook Reading With IFTTT

27th December, 2013

From finding eBook deals to automatically sending articles to your Kindle, these are all the IFTTT recipes you need. This great automation service can be used to supercharge your eBook reading.


Belt.io –The Easiest Way To Share Text Snippets Between Your Devices

26th December, 2013

Wish you could easily copy and paste text and links from one device to another? Belt.io is your universal clipboard that syncs across all your devices and helps you quickly access your data.


Netatmo Weather Station Review and Giveaway

24th December, 2013

The Netatmo Weather Station is a neat gadget that can send current weather conditions from both outside and indoors straight to your smartphone or tablet.


Which Major Company Is The Best Of 2013? [MakeUseOf Poll]

22nd December, 2013

Just like every year, it’s time to tally up what each major company did (or didn’t do) for us this year. Which of these companies did the best?


New Buffer-Mention Integration Lets You Easily Find Content To Buffer

20th December, 2013

Buffer and monitoring tool Mention combined to give Buffer users the ability to monitor the social Web for mentions of their company or favorite subject, and schedule this content to their social feeds using Buffer.


Tekiki Helps You Find The Best Deals For Good iOS Apps Every Day

17th December, 2013

If you’re looking for a new way to discover good iPhone and iPad apps that have recently gone free, without drowning in endless options, try this exciting web application today.


What To Back? Use Social Networks To Find Great Kickstarter Projects

16th December, 2013

The simplest way to find Kickstarter gems is to integrate your search with something you already do daily, namely, your social networks!