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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Forecaster – A Portable App That Will Place The Weather At Your Fingertips

1st July, 2011

I’ve tried several weather widgets and apps in the past, but there was always something wrong. Either they were too heavy, or they did too many things, or they gave me too much information. Enter Forecaster. Forecaster is a weather application for Windows that is portable, lightweight, and simply tells you the weather.

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The Top 4 Websites To Find Free iPad Books

27th June, 2011

While not being as fun as paper books or as easy on the eyes as other dedicated eReaders, the iPad provides a good way to read thousands of eBooks without buying another specialized device. Below I mention several websites where you can find loads of free books for your iPad.

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A Sneak Peek Into the New Nitro PDF Reader 2

21st June, 2011

PDFs are great, there’s no argument there. But reading and editing PDFs can get quite cumbersome, especially when the main contender out there is Adobe Acrobat, which you might need to sell your house in order to buy. Nitro PDF Reader is an awesome free option which we’ve covered here in the past, and today, Nitro is getting a younger brother in the form of Nitro PDF Reader 2.

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4 Quick Ways To Download YouTube Videos Off The Net

27th June, 2008

Don’t have a stable connection? You can still enjoy your favorite YouTube videos in high quality and at any times. All you have to do is choose one of the tools below, choose your format and quality, and start downloading your favorite videos to your computer. The result is an ordinary video file you can play on any device, whenever you feel like it.