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It seemed like a good idea at the time. I'd been meaning to lose some weight for a while and all the recent news about how sitting for extended periods of time is terrible for your health convinced me that a drastic change was necessary. So, the best way to accomplish both goals simultaneously was...

July 10th 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We poke fun at Stir sometimes, but that's mostly because $3,900 is a ridiculous amount of money to pay for a standing desk -- yes, even a "smart" one. But once you get past the sticker shock, it's clear the company is doing some cool things: The existing Kinetic Desk has a sleek design and can lea...

January 22nd 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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For writers and bloggers, the choice of a text editor can make a huge difference in productivity. The best tools simply fade out of the way and let you write, then magically transform your work into published format with a click. That's the case with developer John Saddington's new app, simply named...

November 28th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Many will tell you that it's unhealthy to sit in front of your computer for hours at a time, but you can't usually bring a standing desk with you to a remote studio or the park. However, you won't have to make do with chairs and laps now that Refold's cardboard standing desk is on the way. Think...

October 20th 2014 at 3:16pm 0 Comments
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I, Dan Cooper, am today going to review some cardboard boxes. Not Google Cardboard, nor Luckies' Cardboard Smartphone Projector (which is coming in a few weeks), but some honest-to-goodness cardboard. More precisely, the box for my Nintendo Wii + Wii Fit starter pack, the packaging for a Dyson DC1...

August 18th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Lian Li usually deals in computer towers, but it occasionally dabbles in incredible (or mad) desks built specifically to house desktop PCs. We even got to see one of these monstrosities in person, the top-end model above, spotted right in the epicenter of Computex, Asia's biggest tech show. Given...

June 4th 2014 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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Former iPod engineer JP Labrosse has unveiled his company's first product: the Stir Kinetic Desk. The desk has a small touchscreen in the corner that you tap twice to activate standing mode. The desk rises so you can stand at it and do your work, instead of sitting through your day. Tap the touchs...

September 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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As I thumb through the catalog in search of a deskI take a look at them all, and realize they fail the test'Cause I've got so many cables and cordsEven my mama thinks that they can't be storedBut I ain't never seen a desk with USB supportthis one's got 7, you'll always have portsYou better watch yo...

February 1st 2013 at 11:59pm 0 Comments