Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Print Instant Photos At My Wedding?

Hey Lifehacker, I’m on the hunt for an instant print camera that also saves to SD card for my wedding coming up in a couple of months. I have delved the depths of the internet and found two options — the Polaroid Socialmatic and the Polaroid Z2300 — but the reviews suggest the printing is slow and I don’t want the guests to have to work out the menu (especially as the night races on and the drinks are flowing). Any other options for a combined digital/printing solution?


Pick A Paint Palette To Tie Together All Your Rooms

Decorating your home so that it feels inviting to visitors and comfy to you can be a challenge. You need to consider a lot of elements, from seating height to how much you have to spend. Make the process easier on yourself by choosing a group of paint colours to use throughout your entire home.


Affinity Photo Is A Feature-Rich Photoshop Alternative, Currently Free

Mac: The makers of one of our favourite Adobe Illustrator alternatives, Affinity Designer, are back with a high-end Photoshop replacement, Affinity Photo. And you can currently grab the beta for free.


Five Ways To Tie A Man's Scarf

From keeping warm in chilly weather to adding panache to your outfit, there are many reasons why you’d want to wear a scarf. Because men and women’s fashion and style of scarves often differs, check out this video for five ways to tie a man’s scarf.


Ask LH: Is It Illegal To Have A Camera Installed In Your Swimming Pool?

Hey Lifehacker, Is it illegal to have cameras installed in home swimming pools? I want to rig one up for a variety of purposes, but don’t want to get fined for doing so! Any advice?


The Low-Poly Island Desktop

Reader Saifali‘s desktop looks like something out of a pixelated fantasy game, and we love it. Part wallpaper and a few useful widgets, it’s also easy to set up.


Customise The Login Screen On OS X Yosemite

Mac: The Mac login screen is pretty boring. If you want to customise it, blogger Jacob Salmela shows off a simple way to do it.


Pick The Best Men's Hairstyle For Your Face With This Chart

Picking the right hairstyle is a lot harder than it seems. The wrong cut can make anyone look a little off. So, the folks over at Birchbox created a handy chart that matches the best hairstyles and cuts to your face shape.


The Cast Shadows Home Screen

While South Park may have been ahead of the curve with designs made of coloured paper, the rest of the world has started to catch up. Today’s home screen design features a modern, flat look with high contrast colours and plenty of shadows.


The Binary Rain Desktop

Reader Richard‘s desktop is playful and functional, but also has tools on the desktop to help him get right to work when he needs to. Here’s how he set it all up.