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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Secrets of OS X Mavericks: What You Really Need To Know

1st November, 2013

You probably already know about the major features of the latest, free upgrade for Mac OS X. Here are the hidden ones.


7 Technology Buzzwords That Need To Die

29th October, 2013

The Cloud. Web 2.0. Meme. What do these words even mean? At this point, hardly anything: they’ve all switched from being useful terms to pointless buzzwords.


Yay For Choice: 10 Excellent Unofficial Social Apps You Should Be Using

28th October, 2013

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest: they all offer official Android apps – but are those really the best mobile experience out there? Many users say no. Good thing there are so many unofficial clients.


FREE EBOOK: Press Play, The DVDFab Media 2 Player Manual

24th October, 2013

Our latest MakeUseOf manual, sponsored by DVDFab and written by MakeUseOf staff writer Christian Cawley, outlines how to use DVDFab Media Player 2.


What Is The Internet? We Asked Google Suggest. Here’s What It Told Us.

18th October, 2013

We love the Internet.. But what is it exactly? Google Suggest is an insight into the minds of millions.We used Google Suggest to find what exactly the Internet is. Here’s what we found.


Know the Score: Get Real-Time Sports Updates Using Twitter or RSS

16th October, 2013

Get the scores, and only the scores, of your favorite teams on Twitter, or set up an RSS feed providing you with the scores from a few more leagues. This will show you how.


FREE EBOOK: Unofficial Guide To Feedly, Better Than Google Reader

16th October, 2013

Are you looking for a Google Reader replacement? For both the hungry and the hopeful, Feedly satisfies, and you can learn all about it in the latest MakeUseOf manual: The Unofficial Guide To Feedly.


AntennaPod: A High-Quality, Free Android Podcast App With No Ads

15th October, 2013

Tired of overly complicated Android podcatchers? Try AntennaPod. This open-source app includes all the features you love and none of the crap you don’t.


Science Doesn’t Care What You Believe: PopSci Turns Off Comments

14th October, 2013

Comments can be bad for science. That’s what Popular Science argued when it announced it was shutting down its comment section back in September. Do comments undermine science?


How To Use The Power Of Social Networks To Plan The Perfect Trip

11th October, 2013

Remember travel agents? Me neither! No one knows an area quite so well as the people who live there. Happily, thanks to social networks, you can access those people and discover what’s worth seeing.


Get Transit Times Instantly With Transit For Android

10th October, 2013

Find transit stops near you, complete with up-to-the-moment schedules.


FREE MANUAL: The Ultimate IFTTT Guide, Use The Web’s Most Powerful Tool Like A Pro

10th October, 2013

No passwords required. Read online, download free PDF or EPUB files or buy for Amazon Kindle.


Replace Reader: 3 Best Desktops RSS Clients for Mac OS X

9th October, 2013

Bring your RSS feeds back to the Mac. Here are the best programs for the job.


Is ReadKit The Perfect Reeder Replacement For Mac? (Yes)

8th October, 2013

Still looking for the perfect Mac RSS reader? It’s here.


5 Ways To Make Your Windows Computer Speak To You

7th October, 2013

Lean back and listen: let your PC do the reading. Windows comes, built in, with the ability to read text and third-party apps offer additional features. Let us show you the details.