Apple's New Photos App Is Now Available For Yosemite Beta Testers

If you’ve signed up for the Yosemite beta program, you now have access to the beta of Apple’s iPhoto replacement, Photos. It’s available in the Mac App Store right now.


The White Winter Home Screen

If hot weather is making you crave the cold, this peacefully white home screen will help you feel winter’s chill.


The Equaliser Desktop

Flickr user Elizabeth has a great-looking desktop that puts her music front and centre. Plus, it’s really easy to set up. Here’s how she did it.


Make Your Own Custom Dark Mode Menu Bar Icons For OS X Yosemite Apps

The dark menu bar in OS X Yosemite is great, but a lot of icons don’t play well with the new look. iDownloadBlog shows off how to make your own so they integrate better.


Ask LH: Who Owns The Rights When A Professional Photographer Takes My Picture?

Hey Lifehacker, I have a gift voucher for a fashion shoot with a professional photographer. The package includes the photo session itself plus one large print. I was hoping to get digital copies of some good shots (if not all of them). Who owns the rights to those images? Can I ask for them without having to pay for them?


Metaflop Lets You Create And Customise Your Own Fonts For Free

Looking for the the perfect font? Metaflop Modulator makes it easy to create custom fonts simply by adjusting some sliders.


Makeovr Adds Invisible Icons To iOS For Home Screen Customisation

iOS: If you’re sick of the boring grid view of your apps on iOS, Makeovr is a little web app that allows you to create invisible icons so you can customise your home screen in any way you want. Once you get those invisible icons installed, you can do a lot more with your home screen.


The Controller Home Screen

Android: The most elegant designs are the ones that can convey the most information in the simplest ways. Today’s home screen features a clock, battery meter, and several popup launcher categories in a single circle.


How To Craft Your Own Super-Resolution Photographs With A Regular DSLR

Not everyone has the cash to spend on a 50 megapixel camera, even if such a device now exists at the consumer level. That said, it is possible to dramatically increase the amount of detail in the pictures you take with your 10-20 megapixel shooter, if you’re willing to spend some time in Photoshop.


Take Photos Of Space With Your Smartphone, Filters And A Telescope

If you’ve ever tried to take a picture of the moon with your smartphone, you know it’s basically impossible to get anything better than an over-exposed white blip. However, it’s possible to take great pictures with your smartphone as long as you have a decent telescope. Andrew Symes of Canadian Astronomy explains how.