The Simple Text Desktop

We’ve highlighted some of Okubax‘s desktops before. This time around, some tools in the centre and around the outside and a solid wallpaper make for a simple but elegant desktop. Here’s how he set it all up.


The Spotless White Workspace

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who would buy white furniture and glass tables (and meticulously maintain them), and the rest of us. Today’s featured workspace falls into the former category.


Appliances Online's Workspace: An Open Plan Office With Lots Of Toilets

Appliances Online is one of Australia’s largest kitchen and laundry specialists with more than 500 employees spread across Winnings Group. Its sprawling NSW headquarters covers every aspect of the business, from online orders and customer support to website development and video production. The building also has an inordinate amount of toilets. This photo tour takes a look at the company’s unusual facilities.


Weekly Wallpaper: Get Caffeinated With These Coffee Wallpapers

It’s no surprise we’re big fans of a good hot cup of coffee around here, and the truth is coffee is just as beautiful to look at as it is to sip and enjoy. This week, let’s use some screen space to pay homage to our favourite pick-me-up.


Ask LH: Is The Nexus 5's Camera A Deal-Breaker?

Hey Lifehacker, My sister needs a new smartphone. I think the Nexus 5 is the best spec phone for a very reasonable price, but she wants a phone that has a really good camera for taking impromptu photos or videos when she does not have her actual camera with her. How much has the Nexus 5 camera improved since the initial problems and updates? Or should she just switch to the dark side and be ripped off by Apple for the sake of a decent camera? Any thoughts?


The Green Thumb Workspace

Did you know that plants make you happier and as much as 15% more productive at work? If that’s the case, the owner of today’s featured workspace must be very productive.


The Purple Home Screen

No, it’s not Ubuntu on a phone, but you’d forgiven for mistaking the similar colour scheme. This design, courtesy of My Color Screen user Vivek S brings a splash of colour to a functional home screen.


Give New Life To Your Childhood Toys With These Wallpapers

Toys may be marketed toward kids, but let’s be honest: we all love to indulge in a little nostalgia. This week, relive your childhood with these toy-based wallpapers.


These Productivity Wallpapers Change Colour As The Day Drags On

When you’re in the zone, it’s easy to lose track of time, forget to take breaks, and forget how long you’ve been working. Reader Alejandro decided to use Windows’ built-in wallpaper rotation feature and some colour-coded wallpapers to keep track of time, and he made the pack free to download.


The Architect's Dramatic, Artistic Workspace

On the desk, there’s the usual computer, books, some decorative figures . . . and a bowl of cucumbers.