The Highland Home Screen

If you’re a fan of mountain landscapes and calming colours, this home screen is for you. The design employs colours used in the background image to give the UI a soft tint.


The Sidebar Equaliser Desktop

Windows: This animated desktop from reader Caln is a great combination of work and play — room to work on the left and tools to help, and a fun, animated equaliser on the right side that matches his music. Here’s how he set it up.


How Aperture, Shutter Speed And ISO Affect Pictures Shown In A Chart

Learning even just the basics of photography takes a bit of work and one of the more complex ideas is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Lifehack has a graphic that helps make sense of it.


DeGeo Camera Takes Photos Without Ever Recording Location

iPhone: We’re fans of using DeGeo to remove location info from photos. If you’d prefer to skip that step altogether, DeGeo Camera never records your location to begin with.


The Fire Suppression Desktop

Windows: Our friend joergermeister has made more than a few of our favourite desktops, and this is another great contribution. Clean, sparse and still functional, here’s how he set it all up.


MakerBot 'Reorganises' Business, Shuts Down All Its Retail Outlets

3D printing, like all blossoming new industries, saw an explosion of competing devices, all vying for our attention — and disposable income. A contraction was going to happen eventually and with MakerBot last week cutting 100 staff and closing its three stores, we might already be at the start of something more significant.


How To Set Up And Use Apple's New Photos App In OS X Yosemite

Last week, Apple released an update to Yosemite that includes a new Photos app. This app is a working replacement for iPhoto, and it does a much better job of organising your photos without hogging system resources. Here’s how to use it.


The Diamond Home Screen

Who needs horizontal lines? This home screen design shifts everything on its end, putting all the essential widgets and shortcuts on a stylish diamond grid.


Learn How To Animate Like A Disney Animator With This Video Course

If you’ve ever wanted to make your own cartoons, learning the basic principles of animation from two of Disney’s greatest is a great way to start. This video course explains each of the “12 Principles of Animation” in an entertaining and easy-to-understand way.


Snapseed Adds Non-Destructive Editing, More Filters

iPhone/Android: It’s been a long time since the Google-owned Snapseed photo editing app got an update. Today, it gets a bunch of handy new features in both the Android and iPhone versions.