Back In Stock: 100 Velcro Cable Ties for $6

Update: Amazon seems to have sold out, but occasionally with this product they'll come back in stock after a few hours. Keep checking back! » 3/20/15 9:20am 3/20/15 9:20am

Most Popular Monitor Mount: Ergotron

Holding up more votes than the other three contenders combined, Ergotron is your choice for best monitor mount. Available in Dual and Single monitor options, you praised Ergotron mounts for their ease of movement, versatility, and premium quality. » 3/04/15 3:15pm 3/04/15 3:15pm

Four Best Monitor Mounts

We've screened your monitor mount nominations and come up with the four pack leaders. Now it's time to find a winner. Read up and vote. » 3/02/15 3:17pm 3/02/15 3:17pm

Most Popular Desk Lamp: Softech Natural LED

The Softech Natural shone the brightest of your list of nominees, taking the title of best desk lamp with its minimalist style, sunlight-replicating glow, and power efficiency. » 2/25/15 3:17pm 2/25/15 3:17pm

Five Best Desk Lamps

You've turned up the brightness on five great desk lamp contenders, and now it's time to put a spotlight on the best. Read up and vote. » 2/23/15 3:15pm 2/23/15 3:15pm

What's the Best Desk Lamp?

We recently outlined the best upgrades for your office, but now it's time to shed some light on the desk lamp situation. Which lamp is most deserving of real estate on your desk? Tell us in the comments. » 2/18/15 3:45pm 2/18/15 3:45pm

Buying Guide: Upgrades For Your Office

You probably spend more time than you'd like to at a desk, and you should spend your money where you spend time. Today we're recommending the best upgrades for your office, with the help of Lifehacker's huge catalog of tips and your recommendations. » 2/10/15 3:15pm 2/10/15 3:15pm

Microsoft Office Will Be Free on Windows 10 Phones and Tablets

Microsoft will bundle the all-new Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as part of Window 10 for phones and tablets, Joe Belfiore announced during Microsoft's two-hour-long Windows 10 event. However, there was no mention whether this generous app gift-giving would extend to the desktop. » 1/21/15 12:54pm 1/21/15 12:54pm

There Is Now An Office Where You're Forbidden From Sitting

Ever since sitting became the new evil, offices have sprouted all sorts of arrangements we would have once considered bizarre: bouncy balls, standing desks, treadmill desks. But none are perhaps as weird—and uncomfortable!—as the Dutch design studio RAAAF's "The End of Sitting" office, a labyrinth of hard slopes where… » 12/09/14 2:35pm 12/09/14 2:35pm

Google's just added a handy new feature to Gmail: you can now convert attached Microsoft Office files to Google Docs and edit them, all within your inbox. There's also support for 15 lesser-used MS Office filetypes, and increased support for tables and charts and the like. Happy spreadsheeting. [VentureBeat via The… » 12/02/14 9:05pm 12/02/14 9:05pm

If you paid for an Office 365 subscription so that you could spreadsheet on the go, and then were understandably miffed when Microsoft offered up editing capabilities for iOS for free, never fear: Microsoft will refund you your subscription on a pro-rata basis, which is nice of them. [Electronista] » 11/08/14 3:11pm 11/08/14 3:11pm

Microsoft's Sway: A Digital Assistant That Designs Presentations For You


At some point in your life, you've used PowerPoint. Whether for a class project or a meeting of some sort, you've click and dragged text boxes, dropped in photos, and awkwardly presented a slideshow. Now imagine doing that on a phone or tablet. Nightmare! Microsoft thinks its new app, Sway, can help make it less so. » 10/01/14 9:00am 10/01/14 9:00am

This Hamster-Wheel Desk Is a Sad Statement on Modern Offices

Corporate culture today is often said to be about working slavishly, with an above-all focus on profit and productivity. Nothing captures that idea more strikingly than this (fully functional) hamster-wheel desk. » 9/19/14 4:00am 9/19/14 4:00am

A Desk Set That Makes Your Workspace Look Like Italy

Wait, did you just put your pencil in the Pantheon? And... are you using the Coliseum to hold erasers? You bet—because this lovely desk set is modelled on fine Italian monuments. » 9/05/14 5:48am 9/05/14 5:48am

This Desk Tidy Folds Into Shape From a Sheet of Laser-Cut Steel

This neat, angular desk tidy is truly 3D—but it hasn't always been that way. In fact, it's put together from a 0.8mm-thick carbon steel, laser-cut beforehand to make it easy to fold into shape. » 9/01/14 12:00pm 9/01/14 12:00pm

An Under-Desk Hammock For Your Feet Is the Best Office Upgrade

Laying in a hammock while wrangling a simple book is often a challenge, which explains why hammocks replacing desks in offices never caught on. Here's a nice compromise, though: A compact hammock for your feet that hangs under your desk and raises or lowers to put you in a working or slacking mood as needed. » 7/15/14 5:10pm 7/15/14 5:10pm

These DIY Office Supply Weapons Definitely Won't Get You Fired, Nope

You graduated from middle school and found your way to a desk job, but that doesn't mean you have to leave rubber-band-powered projectile launchers behind. YouTube's mist8k is here to show us how to build three weapons of mass distraction, using stuff you've already got at your desk. Now (goofing off at) work can be… » 6/21/14 9:00am 6/21/14 9:00am

Stir's Kinetic Desk, the smart sit-and-stand hybrid that learns the way you work and adjusts its height based on your habits, will now connect seamlessly to your FitBit. The two devices will communicate about how many calories burned while surfing the web all day long. [Stir Kinetic Desk] » 6/05/14 11:00am 6/05/14 11:00am

Come Co-Work With the Gizmodo Gang at the Home of the Future, May 17-21

You're sitting at your computer. At work. Reading this post. Take a look around—what do you see? There's a whole lot of wiggle room where the word "office" is concerned, and, from May 17th to the 21st, we'd love for you to come on over and get connected at Gizmodo's Home of the Future. » 5/12/14 9:59am 5/12/14 9:59am