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 Lesser-Known Free Sites for Watching TV Shows

2 days ago

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

5 days ago

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

7 days ago

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

1 week ago

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

1 week ago

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

1 week ago

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”

1 week ago

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.


Finding the Most Bigoted Pages on Reddit, a Robot Road Trip, and More… [Tech News Digest]

1 week ago

Also: how Windows XP’s persistence is hurting Intel, a sadistic AI weather app, and the Lego-based remake of Jurassic Park you’ve been waiting for.


Retro Remixes: Punktendo, 1D Wolfenstein and Other Fan-Made Games

2 weeks ago

There’s no limit to the Internet’s love for classic video games, and fangames are an awesome example of this passion. People spend hours modifying classic titles, or even remaking them from scratch.


7 Gaming Accessories You Won’t Believe Cost Under $10

2 weeks ago

Who says gaming has to be expensive? You can get great deals for games, if you’re paying attention, and you can find some great affordable accessories if you know where to look.


People Apparently Still Buy CDs, Larry King Tweets by Dictation, and More…[Tech News Digest]

2 weeks ago

Also: the amazing safety feature in new table saws, Google and Intel join Swiss watch maker TAG Heuer, the feature no one noticed is missing from Apple Watch, and Slack finally releases a Windows version.


11 More Widgets For Yosemite’s Notification Center

2 weeks ago

Looking for more widgets for Yosemite’s Notification Center? There are quick ways to monitor your system’s status, find out what’s on TV, control your thermostat, and much more.


6 Useful Timers and Clocks For Your Computer or Phone

2 weeks ago

That’s right: while Apple’s putting computing power into a watch, we’re going to offer you a list of ways to put watch functionality into your oversized digital devices.


9 NES Homebrew Carts You Won’t Believe Exist

18th March, 2015

Angry Birds, Final Fantasy VII and Tecmo Bowl with up-to-date NFL rosters – all on the Nintendo Entertainment System.


Mac User With Ransomware? How To Easily Remove This “Malware” Threat

17th March, 2015

The FBI Ransomware didn’t only affect Windows users; Mac owners were conned into paying up. Ironically, however, the OSX version wasn’t really malware, but merely a browser popup that is easily removed.