The upcoming Apple Watch not only tracks your steps and calories burned, but how much time you stand as well. (Photo: Apple Inc.)

Late last year, I bought myself an early Christmas present – a brand new Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch, replacing an ancient Casio G-Shock that I had worn daily for nearly 15 years. It was a change that didn’t instantly flip my life upside-down, but it certainly changed my habits in more ways than just needing to sit my watch on a charger at the end of the day instead of tossing it on my dresser. I started responding to text messages quicker thanks to my watch buzzing every time someone contacted me, I became more aware of how cold it would be every morning before leaving my apartment, and I no longer had to constantly check my phone for directions, as my watch lit up with a tiny map at every intersection while my GPS navigation was active (which is a useful feature with Austin’s new hands-free law in effect). It seemed like I was finding new ways to make my life a little bit simpler almost every day. [ Read more ]

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I Sit. I Stand. I Pwn: Gaming with the Uplift 900

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Old habits die hard. It’s one of the undeniable truths of life. Also true: that very phrase will likely be the title to a Die Hard movie sooner or later. Very recently, I’ve had a habit pop back up that had laid dormant for the better part of a decade. In many instances, this could [...]

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Steelcase Gesture Drafting Stool Raises the Bar!

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  The Steelcase Gesture is probably the best ergonomic chair that has been released in the last 2 years. The chair features game-changing adjustments, a really comfortable and supportive back, and sleek aesthetics. And now, the Gesture is available in a drafting stool configuration, as well! Need a comfortable task chair for a bar-height workstation [...]

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Strengthening Your Knowledge About Monitor Arms

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  As one of the “new guys” on The Human Solution team, one of my tasks this week has been to set up my work space and workstation. Part of that process was finding a monitor arm for the monitors I would be using. In doing so, I learned that an ergonomic workstation is made [...]

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How to Fit a CPU Holder On Your 48 x 30 Desk

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Adding a CPU holder is a great way to free up desktop space and get your computer tower off of the floor. Here at The Human Solution, we offer the UPLIFT CPU Holder as an option with all versions of the UPLIFT Desk, and it fits quite easily on the bigger desktop sizes. Installation is [...]

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UPLIFT Gets a Shoutout on YouTube!

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Matt Philie, known for his YouTube series “Pimp My Setup” recently made a video review of our UPLIFT 900 desk. Matt’s videos focus on tips, tutorials, and tricks to improve people’s setups while also reviewing products that help with working and gaming at home. His “Pimp My Setup” show is a fun series where viewers [...]

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Quick Guide to Freight Options

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  So you’ve just ordered a new UPLIFT desk but, which way is the best way to insure that your spiffy new item makes it from point A to point B? Fear not, for I have written everything you need to know to make sure that your order finds its way to the safety of [...]

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Wire Management: The Nail-Biting Struggle

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If you’re anything like me, dangling wires bother you. I mean really, really bother you. But don’t you worry- if your desk set up could be compared to the snake scene in ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark,’ and you, much like Indiana Jones, can’t stand the thought of being surrounded by serpent-like objects, there are [...]

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Pro Keyboard Trays for the Pro Gamer

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Every subset of PC gamer has his or her own specialized tools of the trade – shooters demand accurate, sensitive mice, flight simmers need reliable sticks and yokes (and an extra monitor or three), MMO players need plenty of programmable macro keys to better manage in-game abilities, etc. As both a writer and an RTS [...]

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