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Reader thdoan submitted this highly customised second screen using Rainmeter. Best of all there's even a video showing you how it all works. If you like the look, here's what you'll need to make your own.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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Reader ravenclawwit is no stranger to our featured desktop series, and submitted this beautiful setup to our Desktop Showcase a few weeks ago. It looks great, from top to bottom, and is pretty heavily personalised. It also has a little secret.

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Sebastian's desktop embodies building order out of just a little chaos, and we can totally see that. We also just love the wallpaper, and the smart use of widgets for his desktop. Here's how he set it all up.

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Every week, we feature customised desktops and home screens submitted by readers that show off beautiful wallpapers and great customisation and UI tweaks. Sometimes they're fun, sometimes they're functional, and sometimes they're both, but 2015 was a great year for all of them. Here's a look at your favourite ones.

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In 2011, BHP copped a fair amount of flak for a leaked memo which outlined its daunting list of rules about employee behaviours. BHP’s “office environment standard” reportedly includes making staff remove post-it notes at the end of the day, a ban on decorating or customising work partitions, and not allowing clothes to be slung over chairs and furniture, among others.

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Aside from the time, battery level and music in the lower left corner, you might think this is just a wallpaper. But it's not -- it's Dan C's desktop, and he likes it empty. Every time he sits down it's a glorious fresh start. Here's how he made it.

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There are plenty of Android launchers around, but we're starting to see the emergence of a category that we might call "contextual launchers" -- something that personalises your Android phone, is context-aware and surfaces information you need when you need it, and changes the way you interact with your device. Here are five of the best, based on your nominations.