The OS LinuX Desktop

Reader Oliver wanted to make his Linux Mint desktop look as much like a Mac as possible so others would find it easy to use. Given some of our previous Linux featured desktops, we know it wasn’t tough, but the end-result still looks great. Here’s how it’s all set up.


Five Best Tablet Styli

Tablets are great for email, games and productivity apps. They can also be useful for note-taking, annotations and drawing, but when you start doing those things, a good stylus is extremely useful. This week we’re looking at five of the best tablet styli for capacitive touch screens, based on your nominations.


Take Better Photos Of The Moon Within An Hour Of Sunset

Some nights, the moon just looks particularly awesome — but when you go to snap a photo, it looks like a white dot on a black background. Wired shares some tips for taking better shots of the moon.


Fix Stuck Pixels In Your Photos

If you’re seeing tiny bright spots in your photos, you may have a dead or stuck pixel problem with your camera. Our friends at the How-To Geek show us how to fix it.


Wordmark.it Instantly Previews All Your Installed Fonts In The Browser

Want to choose the best font for your message? While there are lots of font utilities and ways to preview individual fonts on your system, Wordmark.it may be the easiest and quickest way to get the job done — no downloading required.


Add 'GIF' To The Start Of YouTube Links To Convert Videos To GIF

Web: GIF YouTube is a simple webapp with a single purpose. It wants to convert YouTube videos into short GIFs, and make it easy for you to remember how to do that.


Snapshot Opens Your Phone's Camera When You Unlock In Landscape Mode

Android: Time is precious when you’re taking a picture with your phone — waste it and you may miss the moment. Snapshot gets you to the camera faster by jumping straight to it when you open your phone in landscape mode.


The Organised Dorm Room Workspace

University dorms normally don’t give you a lot of space to play with, and with tight student budgets, many just end up with a mishmash of furniture haphazardly arranged. Flickr user lorby351′s room, however, is different.


The Lonely Rock Desktop

Reader FewCents created this beautiful desktop. It’s easy on the eyes when nothing’s going on, and has plenty of room to work, with its widgets off to the sides. Here’s what you’ll need to set it up.


The Brights Home Screen

If you use the space on your phone properly, you can get by with just one home screen. That’s what My Color Screen user duotoned was going for with this look that puts everything you need on a single screen.