Make Any GorillaPod Magnetic

Joby’s GorillaPod, the tripod that goes anywhere, is a nifty accessory to stabilise your camera. You can even make your own for cheap. You can also attach magnets to it so it can stick to metallic surfaces.


The Road To Redemption Desktop

Reader Amitabh put together this good-looking Linux desktop with a few simple add-ons for his system, and the end result offers just a few useful widgets and plenty of room to work, not to mention a personalised experience. Here’s how he set it up.


The Sit-Or-Stand Open Shelving Workspace

Today’s featured workspace not only has lots of built-in organisation and a pleasant natural vibe, it’s also a flexible setup for transitioning between sitting or standing to work.


The Flat Tiles Home Screen

Single-screen home screens are excellent at getting you to what you need without too many taps. This design from My Color Screen user Pitoko/David does it with flair, employing some eye-catching tiles.


Use A 'Before' Picture To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed By Any Project

Working on a new project can be intimidating, especially when you see how far you still have to go. Try taking a picture when you start so you’ll keep track of all you’ve accomplished.


Weekly Wallpaper: Imagine The World's End With These Dystopian Ruins

Some of the best sci-fi isn’t clean lines and futuristic tech — sometimes it’s the run-down, fantastical ruins at the end of the world. Decorate your desktop with them in this week’s wallpaper collection.


Pics.io Manages, Previews And Edits RAW Photos In The Cloud

Web: If you prefer shooting images in better-quality RAW formats, you’ll be aware that photo-sharing sites like Flickr often don’t support the format. Pics.io uploads RAW and JPEG formats to Google Drive, has built-in editing tools, and previews them online.


Instagram Releases Hyperlapse, Creates Dead-Simple Time Lapse Videos

iOS: Time lapse videos are great, but they can be hard to make. Not only are they time consuming, but you need to stabilise your camera and stitch photos into a video. Hyperlapse simplifies the whole process.


The Serenity Home Screen

Android: With so many notifications and alerts coming through our phones, we could all use some peace and quiet. This design from My Color Screen user 21Marco12 calms things down a bit.


The Minimalist Loft Workspace

If you’re a fan of the “less is more” approach to interior design, you might appreciate this minimalist workspace setup.