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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These Notification Centre Widgets Make Dashboard Irrelevant

4 hours ago

The Dashboard is dying. Most users ignore it, and not many developers are building things for it. Replace all of your Mac’s Dashboard widgets using the new Today view in Yosemite.

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Android File Transfer: How To Transfer Files Between Android And Mac

1 week ago

Need to transfer files between your Android device and your Mac? You’re in luck.

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Block Out Distractions With This Excellent Selection Of Background Sounds

1 week ago

Can’t focus? Studies show that the right amount of background noise can increase creativity, and web app Noisli lets you mix and match several sound sources.

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Free Android Game: Play A Scumbag Lawyer In RPG Devil’s Attorney

2 weeks ago

This free game is a hilarious spin on the classic turn-by-turn RPG genre. Get it now while it’s still free!

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19 Games Like Tetris You Can Play Online For Free

2 weeks ago

If you love Tetris, you can play it anywhere, even if you’re at work. There are many places to play Tetris online; here are a few of the best.

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How To Make Windows 8 or 8.1 Look Like Windows 7 or XP

7th October, 2014

Is Windows 8 too modern for your taste? Maybe you prefer a retro look. We show you how to resurrect the Start menu and install classic Windows themes on Windows 8.

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Looking For Wii Homebrew Apps? These Are The Places To Go

3rd October, 2014

At this point you’ve probably played most of the games for the console you were interested in, but if you want to find another use for the biggest console of the last decade, homebrew just might be the answer.

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Memorize Anything Using Active Recall Memory

2nd October, 2014

Your memory sucks, but it’s nothing you can’t improve. Whether you’re trying to learn a language, geography or even basic programming skills, active recall learning lets you commit details to memory.

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5 Smart Home Gadgets You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

22nd September, 2014

Smart home technology isn’t all about thermostats and lighting. Here are automated ways to feed your cats, track your eggs and even find out about plumbing problems in your house. Conversations about smart home technology tend to revolve around a few stand-bys. There are smart lamps, which lets you automate and control light levels from […]

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Is Smarter Technology Dumbing Down the Human Race?

19th September, 2014

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?

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Hypnotic Photos Of Dying Malls, And Where To Learn About Them

18th September, 2014

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.

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4 Fun Things To Do Instead Of Harassing People On The Internet [Opinion]

10th September, 2014

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.

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How You Could Make Your Own Google Maps Using A Drone

8th September, 2014

A new piece of software, combined with improved drone technology, means mapping with a drone is already cheaper than you may think.

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Your Town Has A Story, Here’s How Census Data Can Help You See It

5th September, 2014

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.

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Become Better By Stepping Away From Technology

1st September, 2014

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.