Saturday, September 21, 2013

Windows 8.1 boot to desktop

3 Quick Tips for Windows 8.1

"To access the feature, you will need to find a blank space along the taskbar at the bottom of the screen and right-click on it. Choose “properties” and then select the “Navigation” tab.

Here,you will find an option called “Go to the desktop instead of Start when I sign in”. Simply check the box next to it, click OK, and you are done."

Google 10x company "Calico"

WTF Is Calico, And Why Does Google Think Its Mysterious New Company Can Defy Aging? | TechCrunch:
"Led by former Genentech CEO and current Apple Chairman, Arthur D. Levinson, Calico has big plans in health care — at least over the long term. From what we’ve heard thus far, the new project will leverage Google’s massive cloud and data centers to help facilitate research on disease and aging by mining its trove of data for insight into their origins."

Portable Sun and Weather Shelter

Clever idea (and product) Sport-Brella Umbrella, Blue: Sports & Outdoors