Lifehacker Roundup

DIY photo pop-outs
“This is a very simple project, but the results look pretty good in that DIY kind of way.”

• Hack Attack: Add music and movies to your iPod from any computer without iTunes
“This week I’ll show you how to free yourself from the one computer, one music library shackles of iTunes using alternative software for managing the iPod.”

DIY cable shortener
“Organized gadget owner Van Mardian cleared his desktop by mounting all his peripherals – external hard drives, USB hubs, network router – under his desk with pegboard and wire.”
“If that mile long headphone cable’s getting tangled up in your ankles, make your own rubber cable “bone” wrapper with some mat and a pair of scissors.”

DIY under-desk gadget mount

Homeowner’s insurance: how to get the best deal
“If you’re a homeowner, you know that one of the “hidden” costs of owning your castle is homeowner’s insurance. Financial planner Deborah Fowles has written up a few ways you can cut this cost…”

Download of the Day: Woot Watcher (Firefox)
“The Woot Watcher Firefox extension keeps you up-to-date with the latest item for sale on the popular electronics liquidator, Woot.”