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Justin Pot

/ Joined 16 November, 2009

Justin Pot is a technology journalist based in Portland, Oregon. He loves technology, people and nature – and tries to enjoy all three whenever possible. You can chat with Justin on Twitter, right now.

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Hilariously Switch Words, Internet-Wide, With In My Words [Chrome]

Browsers

Hilariously Switch Words, Internet-Wide, With In My Words [Chrome]

Are you sick of constantly seeing words you hate on the web? Replace them. Whether you hate profanity with a passion or want to rid your browser of every unnecessary acronym, the Chrome extension “In My Words” lets you customize the web by replacing any word with another. It also makes for a pretty great prank, if you use it properly. It’s elegant, but also useful for a variety of reasons.

Justin Pot October 25, 2012 25-10-2012
Hilariously Switch Words, Internet-Wide, With In My Words [Chrome]
DOWNLOAD Getting Started: Your Guide To Windows 8

Announcements

DOWNLOAD Getting Started: Your Guide To Windows 8

Windows 8 is coming! Be prepared – download our guide to Microsoft’s newest operating system today. Become familiar with Windows 8. Whether you’ve pre-ordered a Windows 8 device or are just wondering what’s new, we’ve got the manual for you – “Getting Started: Your Guide to Windows 8”. From author Christian Cawley, this guide outlines everything new about Windows 8.

Justin Pot October 23, 2012 23-10-2012
DOWNLOAD Getting Started: Your Guide To Windows 8
TV Archive: Search And Watch Every American News Broadcast Since 2009

Internet

TV Archive: Search And Watch Every American News Broadcast Since 2009

Quickly search for and watch any sentence spoken on American TV news since 2009. It’s the latest offering from The Internet Archive, and it simply needs to be seen in order to be believed. CNN, Fox New,s and MSNBC’s broadcast schedule in its entirety is backed up here, as is every major network’s nightly news programs and news magazines. Just type a term and if it shows up in the closed captioning records, you’ll see a video instantly.

Justin Pot October 20, 2012 20-10-2012
TV Archive: Search And Watch Every American News Broadcast Since 2009
PrivacyFix Makes Finding Privacy Settings Simple, Optionally Blocks Tracking

Browsers

PrivacyFix Makes Finding Privacy Settings Simple, Optionally Blocks Tracking

Take control of your privacy by quickly finding settings Facebook, Google and other companies bury deep in their labyrinth of options. PrivacyFix is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that points out settings you’ll want to change and also helps you stop ad networks from tracking you. Managing your privacy online can be a hassle. PrivacyFix won’t completely solve the problem, but it makes finding key privacy settings for Facebook and Google trivial.

Justin Pot October 18, 2012 18-10-2012
PrivacyFix Makes Finding Privacy Settings Simple, Optionally Blocks Tracking
Reditr: A Desktop Client for Reddit With Embedded Content

Linux Mac

Reditr: A Desktop Client for Reddit With Embedded Content

Do you love Reddit, but find the user interface infuriating? Try a new way to get at the best content on the web. Reditr shows you the latest posts from your favorite subreddits in easy-to-skim columns. Even better, it embeds content so you don’t need to be a tab ninja just to see what’s going on. Reddit is the most efficient way to waste your time online, but what if you could make your time wasting even more efficient?

Justin Pot October 17, 2012 17-10-2012
Reditr: A Desktop Client for Reddit With Embedded Content
DOWNLOAD Web Automation, Part 1: Let The Web Do The Work

Internet

DOWNLOAD Web Automation, Part 1: Let The Web Do The Work

Let the web do the work. A wide variety of tools are dedicated to saving you time. From email to social media to your own website, you could be wasting time doing things free services could do for you, automatically. Getting these services working takes a bit of knowledge, time and creativity, but they almost always pay off. Interested? Then it’s time to read “Web Automation, Part 1”, which outlines uncounted tips for automating your online life, all in the name of saving you time.

Justin Pot October 15, 2012 15-10-2012
DOWNLOAD Web Automation, Part 1: Let The Web Do The Work
Everpad: The Best Evernote Client For Ubuntu [Linux]

Linux

Everpad: The Best Evernote Client For Ubuntu [Linux]

Get quick access to Evernote in Ubuntu. Whether you want to quickly pull up your latest note from the system tray, search every note in your archive from the dash or browse your notes from a lightweight, simple interface, Everpad is the closest thing to an official Evernote client for Ubuntu we’re likely to see. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing – Everpad is fantastic and fits in perfectly with the Ubuntu desktop.

Justin Pot October 13, 2012 13-10-2012
Everpad: The Best Evernote Client For Ubuntu [Linux]
Panic Button: Quickly Hide Time-Wasting Tabs From Your Boss [Chrome]

Browsers

Panic Button: Quickly Hide Time-Wasting Tabs From Your Boss [Chrome]

Quickly hide the useless sites you’re looking at so your boss doesn’t know that you’re slacking off. It’s called Panic Button, it works in Google Chrome and it’s designed for full time workers who actually work part time. If you’re reading this blog post at work, you probably shouldn’t be. And if you’re doing something at work you probably shouldn’t now, you probably do that with some frequency.

Justin Pot October 10, 2012 10-10-2012
Panic Button: Quickly Hide Time-Wasting Tabs From Your Boss [Chrome]
4 Free Puzzle Games For Your Wii [Homebrew]

Internet

4 Free Puzzle Games For Your Wii [Homebrew]

Lean back and play some puzzle games on your Wii. If your Wii is collecting dust beside your television there’s no reason not to give it a new life, and these relaxing puzzle games are perfect for study breaks or winding down. Even better is that they’re free. To play these games you need to set up your Wii to use homebrew with Letterbomb, so be sure to check that article out if you haven’t already.

Justin Pot October 6, 2012 06-10-2012
4 Free Puzzle Games For Your Wii [Homebrew]
How To Curate & Download Your Own Wikipedia Ebook – PDF, EPUB & More

Internet

How To Curate & Download Your Own Wikipedia Ebook – PDF, EPUB & More

Collect a number of Wikipedia articles and create your own eBook. Whether you want an overview of a particular academic topic or just want to read about absolutely every Pokemon, Wikipedia’s Book Creator is the ultimate tool for creating your own primer on any subject. If you’re like me you simply cannot stop reading Wikipedia – it’s endlessly fascinating.

Justin Pot October 4, 2012 04-10-2012
How To Curate & Download Your Own Wikipedia Ebook – PDF, EPUB & More
Parted Magic: A Complete Hard Drive Toolbox On One Live CD

Linux

Parted Magic: A Complete Hard Drive Toolbox On One Live CD

Take control of your hard drives. Whether you want to edit your partitions, clone an entire drive, check SMART data or otherwise manage the way your computer’s data is organized, Parted Magic is the tool you’ve been looking for. It’s a live CD with lots of tools baked in. Whether you’re an IT professional constantly in need of ways to manage machines or just some guy looking for a simple way to re-partition a hard drive, Parted Magic is simple to use and heavy on features.

Justin Pot October 3, 2012 03-10-2012
Parted Magic: A Complete Hard Drive Toolbox On One Live CD
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