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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Rymdkapsel Is Strategy Gaming Stripped To Its Essence

12th March, 2014

Love strategy? You need to try rmdkapsel. This game goes from soothing to stressful so quickly you’ll barely notice – but you won’t want to stop playing.


FREE EBOOK: Learn To Build With PHP, A Crash Course

12th March, 2014

You’ve heard of PHP. This is the language that Facebook, WordPress and Wikipedia use to serve billions of requests, daily. It is the de-facto language used for teaching people to program for the Web.


Download The Beta of XBMC 13, “Gotham”, Right Now

7th March, 2014

The dark night of waiting is over: XBMC 13, codename Gotham, has reached beta status. It feels faster, and looks better, than ever before.


4 Alternatives To YouTube’s Constantly Changing Interface Mess

7th March, 2014

Love YouTube, but wish it was laid out differently? You’re not alone. Some yell about it for a while, then move on. But not everyone. Here are the best alternative YouTube interfaces out there.


Can’t Get Anything Done? Block Distractions With Focus For Mac

6th March, 2014

Force yourself to work instead of browsing. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting sites that shows you an inspirations quote when you try to visit a site you shouldn’t.


FREE EBOOK: How To Write A Privacy Policy For Your Website

5th March, 2014

Launching a website? This guide goes through what you need to know about creating, and writing, a privacy policy for your website.


Sequential Is The Image Preview Tool All Macs Should Come With

3rd March, 2014

Sequential for Mac does what you wish Preview.app did out of the box: browse multiple images using the arrow keys.


Your Email Password Might Be For Sale. Change It, Now.

28th February, 2014

For sale: 360 million email passwords. Is yours one of them? Hold Security, a Milwaukee outfit that helps businesses stay secure, found millions of email passwords for sale while researching the black market sites selling them.


How To Use LEGOs To Manage Your Time Better

27th February, 2014

I think I’ve found the ultimate productivity tool: LEGOs. Don’t leave! Let me explain.


You Have A @Facebook.com Address; Now It Forwards To Email

26th February, 2014

Did you know you had a Facebook email address? Well, it still exists, but any emails sent to it will soon be forwarded to your primary email address (as set in Facebook’s settings).


How To Instantly Add Anything To Your Mac’s Calendar

26th February, 2014

Add something to your Mac’s calendar in just a few keystrokes – we’ve got the software to make it possible.


Take Control Of The WordPress Editor With TinyMCE Advanced

25th February, 2014

Love WordPress, but wish the WYSIWYG editor offered more features? Install TinyMCE Advanced, a plugin that adds features like tables, emoticons and custom font families to your editor’s toolbar. The main WordPress editor is WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get), and lets users create HTML without realizing that’s what they’re doing. But editing […]


You Don’t Need The Latest Thing. No, Seriously.

24th February, 2014

Predictions are usually wrong, so I hate to make them. But here’s one I’m sure of.


Way Too Many People Make These 4 Twitter Mistakes

20th February, 2014

Everyone makes mistakes. Here are a few that people can’t seem to stop making on Twitter, and how to avoid them yourself.


New Mac? Don’t Waste Time Installing Free Software; Use GetMacApps Instead

18th February, 2014

Setting up a new Mac? Download and install your favorite apps all at once. GetMacApps.com makes it easy.