Joshua Lockhart

Joined June 2011

Joshua Lockhart is an okay web video producer and a slightly above mediocre writer of online content. You can fawn over his work here: jlockhart@makeuseof.com

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InFocus Pro For iPhone: Manage Your Life With This All-In-One Productivity App

9th February, 2013

InFocus Pro is magnificent idea with a slightly rocky execution, but nevertheless, it could be usable by some. The app essentially pack five apps into one: a calendar, a list-maker, a to-do checklist creator, a project manager, and a note-taker. Three of those tools are quite similar to one another, but they are designed to […]

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Smooth Key Scroll: Use Your Keyboard To Smoothly Scroll Websites

7th February, 2013

Using your keyboard for Internet browsing often leads to a jerky and annoying reading session. On the other hand, using your cursor can sometimes be just too much effort. You may be scoffing at me now, but I’m sure you’ve been in situations where this is the case. With Google Chrome’s Smooth Key Scroll, this […]

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Collaborate With Neil Gaiman Using BlackBerry ‘Keep Moving’ Projects [Updates]

7th February, 2013

Fans will now have the opportunity to work with artists such as Neil Gaiman and Alicia Keys in collaborative projects. The series of projects was announced on Monday as part of the ‘Keep Moving’ campaign, a promotion for the Blackberry Z10 mobile device (formerly RIM).

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Spraffl: Is Anonymous Local Networking The Way Of The Future?

7th February, 2013

After writing up a news article about Spraffl, I grew very curious about how it worked. The app is described as one that connects people to an “anonymous social experiment”. I chatted up a few of my peers about the peculiar piece of software, but all of the responses I received were fairly similar – “what’s the point?” Each person I spoke to offered very valid reasons. However, I still see some potential in Spraffl.

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FirePlug: Read The News You Care About [iOS]

6th February, 2013

FirePlug is a unique feed aggregator that is both aesthetically pleasing and incredibly practical. The iPhone app offers various streams of content from different sources, letting users build and customize as they please. Upon first downloading, a quick, informative tutorial gives users a concise explanation of what the app actually does. Of course, an account […]

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Skype For Mac: Video Call All Your Friends, Apple-Style [Mac]

6th February, 2013

There are already a few articles on MakeUseOf about the features available for Mac’s Skype such as its group video client, experience-enhancing tips, and even some shortcuts that you may not know about. However, we’ve never really talked about the app itself. Overall, Skype for Mac is an app that performs in a solid manner, and I have a feeling that I will end up using it time and time again.

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Google Glass To Make Use Of ‘Bonephones’ [Updates]

5th February, 2013

The Google Glass project is making use of bone conduction technology in order to transmit sound to the wearer of the device and save users from needing headphones. Google’s Project Glass was filed with the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Thursday.

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Get A Visual Taste Of History With Google Maps & Google Earth

5th February, 2013

Google Maps and Google Earth have always been known for helping mobility-impaired wunderlusters virtually adventure all over the globe. However, despite any of your current obstacles, it’s always possible – whether it be after time or financial gain – to travel at least once in your life. Our technological TARDIS remains on Earth, but nevertheless, the potential that Google Maps and Google Earth offer is impressive.

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Typic: Add Text, Frames & Filters To Your Favorite Pics [iOS]

4th February, 2013

Typic is a basic iPhone photo editing app that offers the much-needed ability to add text to pictures. By combining the words “typography” and “pic”, this is exactly what we get – a “typic”. Opening the app for the first time is a little confusing at first since there is no tutorial. However, once you’ve […]

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Netflix Publicly Releases Premiere Episode Of New Series ‘House Of Cards’ [Updates]

2nd February, 2013

Netflix announced the release of its unique 13-episode remake of the series House of Cards on Friday. In a promotional effort, the video content subscription service will allow non-subscribers to watch the first episode free of charge and without any obligations.

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Tranquillity: The Perfect Web App For Poetry Writing

2nd February, 2013

Tranquillity is a web app that was made with the poet in mind, and after looking at the given features, it may be perfect. Available on the site is a fairly blank canvas free from distractions, designed purely for putting fingers to keys. Ease of use is prevalent in the website since users can pull it up […]

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Tumblr App Now For Only Ages 17 & Up In iTunes Store [Updates]

1st February, 2013

Tumblr for iPhone changed its usage agreement on Wednesday and became an app solely for ages 17 and up. This followed Apple’s recent nudity-related removal of 500px and its cease of promotion for Vine.

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Are Your Children Circumventing Internet Filters?

31st January, 2013

You may say to yourself that you’ve installed the finest web filter available, and I’m sure that it’s a solid piece of work. However, no filter is impenetrable, and the truth is that the only 100% complete protection against the Internet is no Internet. Alas, we can’t just get rid of the web, can we? Instead, maybe we can at least explore how filters are bypassed.

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iCUfree: Keep An Eye On Your Calendar Without Even Leaving The Desktop

30th January, 2013

Mac’s iCUfree is a tool that helps you quickly review your next upcoming events without having to open your calendar or leave your desktop. Practically speaking, the app has more of an effect on the user interface of your computer instead of adding any unique features. In a nutshell, iCUfree simply displays your most relevant […]

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Draw, Color & More In An Uncluttered Environment With Sketchbook Express [Mac]

30th January, 2013

People have always adapted technology to their creativity, and computers are no different. What originally started out as a gigantic calculator became a device for communication, office filing, and now, artwork. With Sketchbook Express for Mac, you can draw all kinds of pictures with the aid of a pen and stylus. Furthermore, it’s free, and although there’s a price for its older brother – Sketchbook Pro – you can use Sketchbook Express for more basic image creation.