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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4 Classic Sports Games That Are Still Fun Today

6th February, 2014

Remember when a few pixels could represent your sports heroes, and your imagination did the rest? Re-live that. Here are some 8- and 16-bit sports classics still worth playing today.


FREE EBOOK: Your Complete Guide To Windows Customization

5th February, 2014

You decorate your office – why not your computer? Find out how to make Windows look just the way you want.


Live Wallpaper For Mac? It’s Easier Than You Think

4th February, 2014

Get animated wallpaper for your Mac. It’s beautiful, useless, and fun.


Not The Wrong Site: “Office Online” Is The New Name For Web-Based Word and Excel

30th January, 2014

Technology’s most prolific name-changer is at it again. The Verge is reporting that Microsoft will change the name for its online Word and Excel services, to “Office Online”.


Your Favorite Song Is Playing Somewhere. Find It With RadioSearchEngine

29th January, 2014

Radio Search Engine regularly indexes online radio stations, allowing you to search for a specific song playing…somewhere. Tune into it and find out if it can be your regular jukebox.


3 Ways To Find Out How Long It Will Take To Beat A Video Game

28th January, 2014

Thinking of getting a game, but want to know how long it will take to play first? A couple of sites have statistics from other players, so you can look this up.


Add Any Information To Your Mac Desktop With Nerdtool

23rd January, 2014

Add whatever information you want to your Mac’s desktop, and make it look great.


FREE EBOOK Earn Money Online: Writing, Transcribing and Tutoring Gigs

22nd January, 2014

Want to earn a little money on the side, but don’t want to leave your house? Check out our latest free manual.


It’s Not Just For Angry Birds: Preparing Your Tablet for Productivity

20th January, 2014

Tablets can be fantastic consuming information and playing games – and sometimes seem to be designed specifically for that. But there’s no reason you can’t also use your tablet to get some work done.


Read Feedly Offline: Download Unread Items To An Ebook

17th January, 2014

The Google News downloading service NewsToEbook now works with Feedly. With it you can download your unread items from Feedly to an EPUB or MOBI ebook file.


EA Does What’s “Not Possible”: Adding Offline Mode To SimCity

16th January, 2014

So much for “not possible”: EA is adding an offline mode to SimCity, free of charge, ten months after fans demanded it.


AppCleaner: The Best Free Uninstaller App For Mac

9th January, 2014

Leave no crap behind. AppCleaner is a free uninstaller for Mac that searches for and lets you delete all the settings, caches and other junk files programs you delete that would otherwise remain.


FREE EBOOK Guide To KDE: The Other Linux Desktop

8th January, 2014

Are you a Linux user, but not too keen on Ubuntu? Maybe it’s time you tried KDE. Download “Guide To KDE: The Other Linux Desktop”, the latest free manual from MakeUseOf.


DownItOn.Mobi: Tell Your Phone To Download Any File, From Your Computer

2nd January, 2014

Downiton.mobi allows you to paste any file URL on a web form and push it to your Android device. No more manually typing URLs or emailing links to yourself — the future is here. It’s one of the nicest things about Google Play: you can install an app to your mobile device from the browser […]


OpenEmu For Mac Is Earth’s Best Piece Of Emulation Software

30th December, 2013

Organize your favorite retro games in style – then play them. OpenEmu is a long-awaited Mac exclusive that combines emulation for a dozen systems into a single, slick program. It makes browsing your ROMs a delight, and can run most of your collection.