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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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.


#Cheap: 12 Ways To Use Social Media To Find Great Shopping Deals

17th February, 2014

Saving money without leaving your favorite social networks. Is that possible?


FREE EBOOK: Programming A Game With Unity: A Beginner’s Guide

12th February, 2014

Are you a programmer interested in learning how to design video games? Here’s where to get started: “Programming A Game With Unity: A Beginner’s Guide”, the latest guide from MakeUseOf.com.


Top 7 Ways to Personalize Your Mac OS X Desktop

11th February, 2014

Make your Mac more personal: change how applications, your desktop and the rest of OS X looks.


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.