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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Which Is The Best & Most Significant Gadget Of 2013? [MakeUseOf Poll]

15th December, 2013

2013 is coming to a close, and it’s time to choose the best and most significant gadget of 2013!


Prepare Your Social Accounts For The Holidays With These Festive Covers

13th December, 2013

Your computer gets festive wallpapers for the holidays, aren’t you social accounts jealous? Here are some great ways to bring some holiday cheer to your social accounts.


10 Festive Wallpapers To Prepare Your Desktop For The Holidays

11th December, 2013

Christmas decorations are up everywhere. Decorating your computer is a great way to put yourself in the holiday mood and only takes seconds. Too busy to hunt for wallpapers? Just pick one below. Merry Christmas!


PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One vs. Wii U, Which Would You Rather Have? [MakeUseOf Poll]

8th December, 2013

If you could have one of these consoles right now, no questions asked, which one would you choose? And why?


11 Christmas Decorations You Can Easily Make From Recycled Materials

6th December, 2013

Bored of the routine or just feeling creative — why not create some of your own decorations? By using recycled materials, not only will you save money, you’ll break the crazy consumeristic cycle as well!


Ultimate Ears Boom Review and Giveaway

6th December, 2013

The $200 Logitech UE Boom, the older, better and larger sibling to the UE Mobile Boombox.


15 Ways To Turn Your Best Instagram Shots Into Gorgeous Gifts

3rd December, 2013

Instagram gifts? Who would want a thing like that? If that’s your thinking, it’s only because you have no idea what’s in store for you out there.


How To Hide Your Facebook Friends List

2nd December, 2013

Do all your friends really have to know about all your other friends? How about some privacy? Follow the steps below to gain some of it back.


Where Did You Shop This Black Friday? [MakeUseOf Poll]

1st December, 2013

Are the queues worth the trouble, or are the best deals found online? Where did you find your deals this Black Friday?


3 Ways To Download Videos From Facebook

30th November, 2013

Is your Internet connection unstable? Do you hate Facebook’s video interface? You don’t have to suffer. There are quick and easy ways to download videos from Facebook. Watch them or take them offline.


Stunwall & PhotoMania: Two Stunningly Simple Image Editors You Need To Try

26th November, 2013

These days, you can edit photos absolutely anywhere. We recently found two online image editors that stand out from the crowd. One offering heaps of options for free and one that is refreshingly basic.


3 White Noise Apps To Help You Sleep, Concentrate & Relax

25th November, 2013

If you’re trying to sleep or work and an incessant background noise won’t let up, these apps will help.


Did Your Facebook Account Ever Get Hacked? [MakeUseOf Poll]

24th November, 2013

You’re trying to log into Facebook, as you do every day, and suddenly things don’t work right. You’re locked out of your account. Did this ever happen to you?


Enjoy The iOS 7 Look On Any Device!

21st November, 2013

Have you installed iOS 7 on your Android yet? No? Well, that’s probably for the best, but it doesn’t mean you can’t get your chance to enjoy the iOS 7 look without an iPhone.


Did You Ever Contribute To Wikipedia? [MakeUseOf Poll]

17th November, 2013

Are you a regular Wikipedia contributor? Did you ever edit an article? Or do you just use it to read? Let’s find out.