Justin Pot is a blogger based in Boulder, Colorado who loves technology, people and nature. He tries to enjoy all three whenever possible. Check out JustinPot.com or, if you like audio, you can listen to Justin, alongside James and Dave, on Technophilia, earth's favorite Technology podcast.
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Bring Mac-style window management to Windows. If you’ve ever been jealous of features like Expose and Spaces, BetterDesktopTool is here to bring them to your PC.
Suspect someone’s been using your Mac when you’re not around, even though you told them not to? Find out, without the need for special software.
Apple’s latest smartphone operating system, iOS 7, is here – and it’s a pretty big change. Don’t feel lost: find out exactly what to expect with “Your Guide to iOS7″, the latest free manual from MakeUseOf.
Sellers on Craigslist usually want to sell as quickly as possible, meaning if you find an item before anyone else you’re more likely to actually get it. Job searches, similarly, offer an advantage to the quick. So be the quick. A variety of apps give you super powers when it comes to Craigslist. If you love the things you find on Craigslist, but hate the process of actually finding them, these are the tools you’ve been looking for.
Download videos from almost any streaming site in just one click. The Ant.com Video Downloader is an extremely simple extension for Firefox and Internet Explorer that makes downloading videos from sites like YouTube and Vimeo easy – and tries to work with every video site on the web.
Browse and install any of Google’s fonts, quickly. TypeCatcher is a free Linux app that lets you easily explore a large collect of open source fonts, then instantly install them. You can check these fonts out online, and even download them, at Google Fonts, but TypeCatcher offers one-click installation to all Linux users. Here’s how it works.
Some people #use #them #for #every #freaking #word; others ignore them altogether. It might leave you wondering: what are hashtags even for? Am I using Twitter wrong if I don’t use them? And are people making fun of me when I overuse them? It is possible to abuse hashtags, and doing so will lead to you being perceived as not savvy or even spammy – but if you stick to relevant hashtags you won’t be bothering anyone.
Anita Sarkeesian is a feminist vlogger who apparently wants to destroy video games. The plan, according to an easily agitated section of the web, goes something like this: Analyze common video game tropes as they relate to gender. ??? VIDEO GAMES ARE GONE FOREVER! I know this sounds stupid, but when Sarkeesian launched a Kickstarter […]
Are you thinking of getting rid of your cable TV service? If so, here’s a guide to getting it done. We’ll show you all of your best alternative options, including equipment and services to sign up for. Pretty soon, you will be rid of that cable TV bill and enjoying just as much great content as before. For many people, cable TV has become an ingrained habit. It’s just always there. But for those of you who are considering a life without the cable TV, there are plenty of free or nearly free options available to you. Our cable-cutting expert, Neil Tarvin, will take you through all you need to know about cutting the cord.
Boomerang just might be the best email client for Android. In fact, it may be even better than Gmail: Released last month as a full-blown email client for Android, this app not only brought Boomerang’s previously browser-only “snooze” button to mobile, but also allowed Android users to track when their emails are opened. Alongside these advanced, Boomerang-only features are many of the staples that makes the stock Android app so great: push notifications, multiple accounts and more.
A year ago Kelly James was wrapping up her time in the prestigious TechStars Boulder startup incubator, pitching her consignment web application to investors in New York City and Los Angeles. Now she’s living in Mexico, selling candles, and loving it. She has gone from being a plugged-in startup head to ditching her iPad, quitting Facebook, and otherwise trying to figure out her relationship with technology. This is her story.
Email, social networks, banking: many of the things we do online require some level of security. This is relatively secure on your own devices, but what if you need to use these services on a public computer? It’s a good idea to avoid doing so at all, but sometimes that’s not practical. And that, my friends, is where SurfEasy’s Private Browser comes in.
We didn’t ask for this, Nintendo – and seriously, we asked for everyone else. Google Smash Bros wishlist sometime – we’ve thought of everything, but I’m pretty sure absolutely none of us asked for the Wii Fit Trainer. Maybe you’re confused, though. For reference, here are some other characters we didn’t ask for in Smash Bros. Please don’t add them.
So what makes an iPad worth all the hype? What’s Android? Windows 8? From Samsung to Surface, the list of tablet terms goes on and on. There are many manufacturers making tablets of all shapes and sizes running a great variety of software, and how do you know which one is right for you? This guide will put in simple language the facts you need to know about all the kinds of tablets out there, and based on some key facts which one you should ultimately purchase.
It took seven years of development, but the Calibre team finally created a version worthy of the number 1.0. Calibre has long been the tool of choice for organizing your eBook library, downloading entire newspapers or blogs and sending eBooks to almost any eReader on the market. The latest release is faster, includes a new cover grid view for browsing, the ability to convert .docx files and the ability to split your collection into virtual libraries.