Adorable Desk Lamp Bookmark Sheds Light On the Last Page You Read

If you needed a good reason to hold onto your collection of classic tomes instead of replacing them all with a Kindle, here it is. The folks at Peleg Design have created what has to be one of the most adorable bookmarks ever with this tiny reading lamp that casts its soft beam onto whatever page you were last reading.… » 1/19/15 5:00pm 1/19/15 5:00pm

Bookmark Gmail Searches For Easy Email Reference

You may not pay much attention to your browser's address bar while you're clicking around in Gmail, but each screen—from search results to individual emails—has its own unique URL. That means you can bookmark these URLs to give you quick access to searches, filters or threads you want to refer to frequently. » 6/13/14 1:24pm 6/13/14 1:24pm

Create a Beautiful Bookmarks Bar of Favicons

Here's a simple hack for your browser that can improve the appearance of your standard bookmarks bar and give you room for more links at the same time. By limiting the sites you save to just their favicons, you can create a row of instantly recognizable shortcuts that's always to hand. Here's how to do it. » 6/06/14 10:22am 6/06/14 10:22am

Cassette Tape Bookmarks Adorably Pair Two Dead Forms of Media

Like a buddy movie where two retired cops stuck in their ways have to return to active duty, these adorable bookmarks—designed to look like miniature unwound cassette tapes—work alongside antiquated printed books to help you remember what page you were last reading. » 1/23/14 5:00pm 1/23/14 5:00pm

Rest in Peace,, a beloved social bookmarking service, is being killed off as part of some "organizational streamlining" by Yahoo and we're already in tears. Here's some advice on how to preserve the memories—and bookmarks—we have with the service. » 12/16/10 3:45pm 12/16/10 3:45pm

iBooks Update: PDF Support and Bookmarks, Coming This Month

iBooks just got a decent-sized update, bringing native PDF support (yes!) as well as bookmarks. Your PDFs will get their own seperate bookshelf. The update drops later this month. » 6/07/10 1:15pm 6/07/10 1:15pm

Adorable Bookmarks That Make Like a Leaf

These little "Leaf-It" bookmark Post-Its could technically work with any book, but I'm going to start with The Giving Tree. From Apree designer Sangwoo Nam, they've made the jump from concept to product. And they come on branches: » 5/27/10 11:00am 5/27/10 11:00am


Well isn't that nice! Silicon Alley Insider has it on good authority that Gizmodo is one of the tech sites Steve Jobs has bookmarked in Safari on his iPad. Hi, Steve! We knew he was a fan, but I'm glad to see he's keeping up with us tablet-style, even after letting Bill Gates' byline run here sometime last year. How… » 3/17/10 4:17pm 3/17/10 4:17pm

Apple's Halloween Treat Feels Like a Trick

With the way Apple's been making money these days, I wouldn't have been surprised to hear they were giving out real iPods to any trick-or-treaters visiting their stores yesterday. They weren't, of course, but the alternative was pretty cute. » 11/01/09 10:00am 11/01/09 10:00am

P-Hook Bookmark Gives You Something To Grab

This simple but brilliant idea not only saves your place, it also makes it easier for the fat-fingered to grab books or magazines from a tight shelf. » 3/16/09 5:40pm 3/16/09 5:40pm

Bookmark Bedside Lamp Saves Your Spot

I'm sick of using library receipts as bookmarks. I could buy one, but it kind of seems like a waste of money. Not so with the Bookmark lamp. It provides two useful functions. » 1/08/09 11:45am 1/08/09 11:45am

iPhone Springlets: Add Quick Search Bookmarks

Just like bookmarklets in FireFox, these Springlets for the iPhone let you quickly search a site (IMDB, Google, Wikipedia) by pre-typing in the search term before you load the page itself. This saves you one page load per search from the home page, which at EDGE speeds could mean up about a 30-second time gain. [… » 2/08/08 6:10pm 2/08/08 6:10pm