Apps that don't suck.
Smart, inclusive, and usable products to make your life a little better.
Mute your mic in any app. A macOS menu bar app that allows you to quickly mute and unmute yourself using a customisable keyboard shortcut.Try Mic Drop
Time tracking for freelancers. A simple timer for your menubar or system tray. Integrates with popular accounting services.Join the Turnip beta
What we're up to now
Now we’re cooking with gas: hamburger menus in the kitchen
What I learnt about design when I couldn’t turn on a lightbulb; or, how a cooker hood nearly drove me to distraction.
How we fixed the mic on macOS Monterey
When a bug in macOS meant Mic Drop stopped working with Bluetooth headphones, we needed to come up with a fix. The solution was far stranger than we expected.
Who we are 👋
We’re a pair of cephalopod-loving humans based in Scotland 🏴 and Portugal 🇵🇹 who also happen to love building stuff.
Sarah is our Chief Design Octopus, a designer with a penchant for bold colours and impractical footwear. 👠
Matt is our Chief Technical Octopus, a developer convinced that Vespas are more practical than cars. 🛵Read all about us