Kayla Matthews is a senior writer at MakeUseOf covering streaming tech, podcasts, productivity apps and more.
The rise of streaming services has helped make binge-watching TV a very popular pastime. Unfortunately, there are some potential negative health consequences to binge-watching TV.
All-you-can-eat music and video streaming is a great thing. Until everything slows to a crawl. We’re here to help you speed up your favorite streaming services.
To convert an image of handwritten text into digital text that you can edit and search, you need an OCR (optical character recognition) tool. Try one of these OCR tools to digitize handwriting.
Do you also spend too much time in meetings? Use these PowerPoint templates to ease your preparation and make your meetings more efficient. You can customize all slides to your needs.
Your desktop wallpaper may be the last untapped productivity source. We show you how to harness it to get more stuff done.
Your smartphone probably has an FM radio receiver built right into it. You just need to activate it, and we’re here to help you do just that.
Do all the small things get in the way of your productivity? Rather than getting exasperated over things you can’t control, plan ahead and auto-schedule some of the things you can control.
If you enjoyed listening to Serial, we have found some similarly well-researched and binge-worthy true crime podcasts to satisfy your craving for good investigative journalism.
Habits can be difficult to change. The secret is in taking small steps. Make or break your habits with the help of these challenge-based apps.
Comedy podcasts can be extremely entertaining. Whether you’re driving into work or cleaning your apartment, these comedy podcasts are sure to have you laughing out loud.
Your search for last minute presentation templates comes to an end with these online resources. These template websites cover both PowerPoint and Google Slides.
The truth IS out there. Unfortunately, The X-Files may not be. For anyone missing Mulder and Scully, here are 10 shows on Netflix fans of The X-Files will enjoy.
Artificial intelligence is here to stay. But is it good enough to change are habits? Here are some recommended AI apps you can use now to help you meet any goal you can think of.
Sometimes it’s hard to determine whether your favorite movies or TV shows are available to stream. Fortunately, you have various tools at your disposal.
What do you do with all the knowledge and advice you come across? Do you have a system? Here are several helpful tools you can use to save and share your favorite bytes of learning.
Podcasts are growing in popularity. The problem is your collection of podcasts is probably getting a little out of hand. In this article we explain how to manage your podcast collection using Pocket Casts.
There are many things you can automate now that will save you time and allow you to focus on other things. We give you seven things you can automate right now with the right tools.
Whether you’re interviewing for a new job or you’ve been at your current job for years, there’s one meeting that seems to stress all of us out: salary negotiations.
Whether you’re hosting a calm hangout session with some of your closest friends or organizing a crazy all-nighter with whoever the hell shows up, Spotify can help get any party started.
Losing your job to robots is no longer a sci-fi fantasy. Here are eight skills that can keep your job from being handed off to a robot.
One of the best ways to stay occupied while traveling is watching movies. However, streaming sucks data, so why not download movies to watch offline instead? Especially if it’s legal.
You don’t have to feel bored with handwriting practice. Here are ten tips and tools that will help you improve your handwriting and penmanship by writing beautiful sentences.
Podcasts are growing in popularity. The problem with listening to so many podcasts is managing your collection so that you don’t get overwhelmed. These apps and extensions should help.
Here are five things to do and five things to avoid when putting together your resume for a programming job.