London-based portrait photographer Tom Barnes has built himself one impressive, massive desk. It's as functional and clutter-free as it is unique.
The repetitive, clicking sound of a mouse can become pretty irritating. If you want to silence your mouse for your own peace —and the peace of others around you—a little memory foam can do the trick with no soldering required.
Your productivity can largely be determined by how you spend your time, and that makes tracking your time seem like a big help. It can also be a trap that eats up more time than it saves.
Hidden compartments are fun and you know it
So many of today's popular movies began humbly on the printed page—not in novels, but in comic books. There's a distinct appeal to the illustrated format's ability to tell both large, complex stories without compromising the intimacy of the narrative. And capturing those moments requires a skilled illustrator. What it's like to face the blank page every day?
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Mac/iOS: Apple has a handy remote for controlling iTunes from your phone, but it's limited to iTunes and requires you to actually open it. TodayRemote works from the Notification Center, and controls Spotify, Rdio, VLC, or Vox.
Finding a cheap moving truck requires a bit of finesse
If you're looking to get into iOS app development, you have a lot of free options available to you
A lot of amazing engineering and design goes into making your smartphone. And smartphone displays are one of the most important parts — they're your window onto the internet, and the world. But the technical terms we use to describe them can be pretty confusing. Here's how to sound like you know what you're talking about when it comes to displays.
Is it harder to run fast and lift heavy while you're on your period? A lot of athletes say yes, but the science is lagging behind, so it's hard to know whether there's a real performance dent or what you should do about it. Here are some tips from top athletes that might help.
We could probably debate forever which programming language is best to learn first
It pays to shop around for your mortgage, since lenders' rates are all over the place. This rate checker from the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shows the most common rates based on your financial inputs.
Apple has just released an update to iOS that addresses the common complaint that updates themselves require too much free space to download and install. The update, 8.1.3, also fixes some other bugs, and is available to download now. [via Ars Technica]
Are you thinking of buying a Windows laptop? Don't, until you've read this review. The new Dell XPS 13 isn't perfect, but it's freaking incredible for the $800 you'll spend to bring one home.
We try to domesticate our pets, but they're wild creatures at heart. Because of this, a lot of their instinctive habits can wreck our living space and drive us nuts. With some effort and understanding, we can accommodate their natural needs and still maintain a comfortable and clean home.
Not everyone needs amazing headphones, so if you just want a decent pair of comfy on-ears for the price of some basic earbuds, these Sennheiser HD 202 IIs might be exactly what you're looking for. [Sennheiser HD 202 II Professional Headphones, $15]
As important as they are, routers and modems aren't the prettiest things to look at. Keep them from cluttering up the view with their constantly blinking lights with a simple magazine storage box.
Feel like your neighbors can see everything you do in your yard? Keep prying eyes out by building this easy-to-install privacy fence. It won't break your budget and looks good from both sides of your wall.
iOS/Andriod/Windows: Whether you're stranded during your travels