Have Yourself A Geeky Little Christmas: It can be surprisingly difficult to find the right gift for the tech fanatics in your life. Here’s one idea:
Nobody likes desktop cable clutter (except maybe the Grinch), and while the most fastidious of us have overcome it with precise arrangement and careful coiling, most computer users just end up tolerating the power cords and charging cables that snake messily along the back half of our desks. The Cable Fondler is a quick, cheap fix—a $15 piece of bamboo that sticks to the side of your desk, keeping your power cord and the rest out of the way—but still at arms reach.
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Even if you haven’t heard of the Artefact, you’ve seen their work. A hired gun for design by companies like Google, Apple and Amazon, their influence crops up in everything from Xboxes to HTC’s latest smartphones. (They’ve also created intriguing design concepts that we’ve seen here and here and here.)
Now the company is going through a bit of a transition, from pure consulting work to creating products of its own.