Download Windows 8 Today

Want to get your hands on Windows 8? You can get a copy today – well, it is the developer preview, but that should be enough to start making some design decisions.  It’s available RIGHT NOW, from this link:

http://dev.windows.com/

x86 32 & 64 bit

with tools+apps or just apps

No Activation, Self Support

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Be sure to read the How-to-Geek complete review and screenshot tour of Windows 8 before you install it.

New Glue Could make Microprocessors 1000x More Powerful

IBM and 3M are working on a new type of adhesive to glue computer processors together into stacks. If they can make it happen, this could mean an entirely new generation of chips which are a thousand times more powerful than anything we have now. See the video after the break.

IBM and 3M are partnering up to solve the cooling problem using a new type of heat-conducting adhesive to make stacked chips like a layer cake. Continue reading

Top 10 Tricks for Working on the Go

I am always looking for ways to improve my telecommuting. Whether that means I need to find the best cloud solutions, strong wifi coffee shops or the right laptop bag. Here are some great tips from an article by
Whitson Gordon from the Lifehacker website that gives alot of great tips.

Top 10 Tricks for Working While On-The-Go

There’s only so much work you can do at the office before you go insane. If you need a change of scenery, here are ten ways to make the best of your mobile workspace.

Photo by Jack Shainsky.

10. Coil Your Cables Properly


Lifehacker has shown you numerous ways to wrap your headphone cables so they don’t get tangled, but when you’re working on-the-go, headphones are probably the least of your worries. There are USB cables, power bricks, cellphone chargers, and all sorts of other cords just waiting to tangle themselves up in your backpack. View the video to see an easy way to coil your small cables with a simple loose, overhand knot, and make sure you’re not putting too much stress on your laptop’s power cord. You want to be sure your cables still work when you need then 500 miles from the office. Continue reading