The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your budget,… » 1/28/15 3:57pm Wednesday 3:57pm

Gorgeous School Furniture That Teaches Kids Good Posture

Turns out, sitting hunched over a desk for eight hours a day isn't all that great for a kid's posture, and the spinal contortions needed to lean over a flat desk certainly do nothing for a student's ability to focus on the day's lessons. However, this rolling chair from Dublin-based industrial design firm Perch aims… » 3/15/13 3:20pm 3/15/13 3:20pm

Steelcase Gesture: A Smartphone-Friendly Office Chair

Finally acknowledging that very few people actually sit in an office chair the way it was designed to be used, Steelcase has created a new chair that caters to all the wacky poses we strike when using various devices. So while the new Gesture can still be used with a traditional keyboard and monitor setup, it's also… » 3/01/13 1:20pm 3/01/13 1:20pm

Ergonomic Workstation: The Ultimate in Geeky Gaming Comfort

The Ergonomic Workstation from Ergo Motions may look like a dentist's chair, but I must say that if my dentist had this thing in his office, I would be in there for a root canal right away. Ergo Motions mission is to help gamers and heavy workstation users avoid the repetitive stress injuries and posture issues that… » 6/17/08 2:10pm 6/17/08 2:10pm

N'Gai Croal Whips Up Thumb Happy Wiimote Redesign

Newsweek's resident gaming guru, N'Gai Croal, was unhappy with the button layout of the Wiimote for Metroid Prime 3—specifically the placement of the + and - buttons—so he came up with the idea of circling them around the A button, in jellybean Gamecube style, to make for twitchier thumb controls optimized for FPS. I… » 10/03/07 8:00pm 10/03/07 8:00pm