Justin Pot is a technology journalist based in Boulder, Colorado. He loves technology, people and nature and tries to enjoy all three whenever possible. Check out chat with Justin on Twitter.
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As a child, you memorized your friend’s phone numbers; now you just add them to your phone. You used to memorize directions; now you just use your GPS. Are humans becoming stupid?
All across the planet, shopping malls are being abandoned. If there’s something about massive structures being abandoned that speaks to you, click and enter.
Did someone on the Internet say something you disagree with? Before you discredit your argument by harassing another human being, consider doing something fun instead.
A new piece of software, combined with improved drone technology, means mapping with a drone is already cheaper than you may think.
Census and demographic records are incredible tools for researching your town. You don’t even have to trawl through an ocean of statistics. These tools make it as easy as a few clicks.
Technology is a good thing. It makes life better. Having said that, stepping away from technology to enter natural places – leaving the world of the man-made and entering the wild – provides perspective.
If you still haven’t played the mobile game Duet, you should. It’s a rare gem – simultaneously easy to learn and infuriatingly difficult to complete.
For the last couple of years we’ve offered readers the chance to earn points for sharing our articles. During this time many of you did exactly that, and we’re grateful. Sadly, in September we’ll be shutting down MakeUseOf Rewards. There are a variety of reasons for this, which I’ll get to later, but before that […]
Do you need to reinstall OS X regularly to keep your Mac running well? No. Are there times when doing so might be a good idea? Possibly. Here’s when.
Playing Super Mario meant saying goodbye to productivity. But here are a few things you probably learned from Mario specifically without even noticing. Or from other games for that matter.
HitchBOT – housed in a bucket and equipped with the ability to ask for a ride – hitch-hiked Canada in under a month. Not bad, considering she can’t move without humans.
Bit by bit, Windows’ reverse compatibility is fading. Here’s how to fight that – and get incredibly old 16-bit software and games like Chip’s Challenge running.
Not a single version of Windows comes with a native print-to-PDF solution. So what’s the best alternative? We checked 8 of the most popular options to find out.
When you think about it, copy paste is kind of weird. You copy stuff, but there’s no way to see it. And if you copy over what you had, it’s gone – forever.
Is there no keyboard shortcut for something you do regularly? That’s annoying, but here’s the good news: on your Mac you can add one easily, without the need for extra software.