Justin Pot

Joined November 2009

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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Feel free to contact at justinpot@makeuseof.com

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5 GIF Search Engines & Tools You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

24 hours ago

GIFs are the language of the web, but some people are better at speaking it than others. Speak it fluently yourself with these perfect reaction GIFs tools.


3 Emotions Caused by the Internet That There Are No Words For

3 days ago

There are plenty of Internet experiences we all have every day, that lack names. Let’s name them, together.


5 Insanely Useful Collaboration Tools Your Team Needs to Know About

1 week ago

Many people are stuck using the email-and-collect-revisions method of collaboration. Today Cool Websites and Apps looks at five tools that fix that for you.


5 Sites with Printable Graph Paper, Puzzles, Maps, & More

2 weeks ago

Print is not dead. Try as we may to live paperless lives, we all need paper from time to time. Here are five websites you and your printer need to know about.


5 of the Most Powerful Nostalgia Sites on the Web

11th April, 2015

Nostalgia is something the Internet loves. Let’s explore a few places where you can feel connected to different parts of your past. There’s something for everyone.


Unfriend, Unfollow, Unlike: The Zen of The Clutter-Free Timeline

8th April, 2015

Your attention is the most valuable thing on the web. It might not feel like it when you’re bored, mindlessly scrolling through your news feed, but it’s true.


5 Apps That Make the Weather More Entertaining

7th April, 2015

Weather apps with jokes and GIFs; with pixels and profanity. Your morning will never be the same.


Feel Like Somebody’s Watching You? 5 Tools to Detect & Block Tracking

2nd April, 2015

People are tracking which websites you visit, whether you open their email and more – but you can stop them. Here’s how.


5 Lesser-Known Free Sites for Watching TV Shows

31st March, 2015

Who doesn’t like free entertainment? Today’s Cool Websites and Apps digs up a few more online videos sites most people haven’t heard of. Give them a view.


5 Quick Tools for Visualizing Time Zones

28th March, 2015

Time zones are confusing because they are abstract. These tools that help you visualize them, making things more concrete.


5 Sites to Become an ASCII Art Master

26th March, 2015

A motley group of letters, numbers, and symbols that have no significance until you turn them into art. With the right tools you too can be a master ASCII artist.


Adblock Everywhere: The Raspberry Pi-Hole Way

25th March, 2015

Turn a cheap Raspberry Pi into a network-wide ad blocker. If you’re tired of AdBlock Plus slowing your browser down, this DNS-based option is a great alternative that works on any device.


Get Ready for Apple Watch with These 5 Sites

24th March, 2015

Excited about the Apple Watch? Here are the best sites where you can find out more about it.


Schedule & Browse Time Machine Backups With These Powerful Tools

24th March, 2015

From custom backup times to finding out where those 2 GB of new files are, the right apps can give you power and knowledge Apple’s own tools just don’t provide.


OpenCandy: The Reason You Should Never Just Click “Next”

23rd March, 2015

Clicking “next” repeatedly is the quickest way of installing apps on Windows – until you find you installed other programs on your computer without realizing it, thanks to OpenCandy. Let’s do something about that.