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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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.

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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.

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OK, Google: 20+ Useful Things You Can Say To Your Android Phone

15th November, 2013

Slowly, without us noticing, the future has arrived.

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Circa Turns The News Into Yummy, Bite-Sized Chunks Worth Consuming

13th November, 2013

Each of us consumes their news differently, and one fantastic way to do so is Circa.

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Jawbone Mini Jambox Review and Giveaway

12th November, 2013

The Mini Jambox is the latest and greatest in a line of Jawbone Bluetooth speakers, and as such, we had to take it for a spin and see what it’s all about.

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How Many Friends Do You Have On Google+? [MakeUseOf Poll]

10th November, 2013

Recently, we asked you how many friends you have on Facebook. It’s now Google+’s turn. Before we know it, Google+ just could be the social network everyone is using. Or could it?

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Android 4.4 Is Out: 6+ Reasons You And Your Non-Techie Friends Should Care

8th November, 2013

Android KitKat is out, and there’s no way you’ve missed it. But should you care? Why, yes, yes you should.

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Mailbird: Change The Way You Use Email [Giveaway]

7th November, 2013

Mailbird Pro currently costs $9 per year at pre-order, and will costs $12/year after the version’s full launch. But you now have a chance to get a whole year for free!

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iPhone 5s vs. Nexus 5, Which Would You Rather Have? [MakeUseOf Poll]

3rd November, 2013

You wake up in the morning, and a smartphone fairy presents you with a choice. You can either have the iPhone 5s or the Nexus 5, for free. Which phone would you choose?

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The Complete Guide To Cryptic Instagram Hashtags No One Understands

1st November, 2013

#instagood, #l4l, #f4f, #photooftheday, #igers… what’s up with all these hashtags? The least you can do to ease your suffering is to learn what all these hashtags mean.

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EverDock Duo Review and Giveaway

31st October, 2013

We received a pre-production unit of the EverDock Duo for testing, and see if the impossible — having a small and slick dock that can charge both iOS and Android devices — is actually possible.

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11 Hideously Scary Halloween Makeup Ideas You Can Borrow From The Web

30th October, 2013

Can you zip open your face? Can you look like a zombie? With some inspiration, you can. And we’ve found this inspiration for you, along with some great tutorials that can take you there.

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10 Creepy Halloween Decorations & Cases For Your iPhone, iPad and Mac

28th October, 2013

There’s a surprising number of ways to dress up your Apple products for Halloween.

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Tweet7 Is The Perfect Way To Use Twitter On iOS 7

28th October, 2013

There’s one thing about iOS 7 that’s almost universally liked: it’s clean and uncluttered. Tweet7 is a Twitter client made especially for iOS 7, following its flat and clean design rules.

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Almost A Year Later: Are You Using Twitter’s Vine? [MakeUseOf Poll]

27th October, 2013

It’s almost a year since Twitter launched Vine. Was Vine just a short-term gimmick, or are you still using it actively without all the noise? Let’s see where MakeUseOf’s readers stand.