Posts From Jeff Springer

Jeff Springer
Jeff Springer

Applied mathematician with a love for Android. I am interested in inverse problems for imaging and integration with camera software for mobile phones.

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 vs HP Chromebook x2 11: Battle of the Chrome OS tablets

HP recently unveiled the new Chromebook x2 11, available from Best Buy and HP's own website. The Chromebook x2 11 appears to have kicked off a wave of new Chrome OS tablets. If you're in the market for a Chrome OS tablet, you now have more options than ever before. Lenovo just released their own large-screen...

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 vs Galaxy S21 Ultra: The Ultimate Galaxies

Samsung is the unquestioned leader when it comes to high-end Android smartphones. But even if you're in the market for a Samsung phone, there are a lot of options. On one hand, Samsung offers a number of compelling budget phones like the budget-friendly Galaxy A series. However, if you want the best of the best,...

Qualcomm vs Intel vs AMD Chromebook: A detailed comparison

Chromebooks come in a variety of configurations. One aspect you might not consider when buying a new Chromebook is the processor. While processor speed and benchmarks are all the rage for many PC users, those looking for a Chromebook typically give these things less weight. That doesn't mean raw processing power isn't important. If you...

One UI 4 Beta Overview: Hands-on with every feature in Samsung’s Android 12 update!

Samsung released its first One UI 4 Beta update based on Android 12 earlier this week. If you have a Galaxy S21, S21+, or S21 Ultra in the U.S., South Korea, India, Germany, Poland, the U.K., or China, you should be able to join the beta from within the Samsung Members app. Updating your daily...

Best Samsung Chromebook 4 accessories: Anker, Dell and more

The Samsung Chromebook 4 is one of the most popular budget Chromebooks out there. If you recently bought a Samsung Chromebook 4, you'll want to add some sweet accessories to enhance your experience. It's always nice to have a case or sleeve to carry your Chromebook around. Those that want to use the Samsung Chromebook 4...

XDA Basics: How to reset a Chromebook before selling or to fix software problems

Google's Chrome OS is an intuitive, simple interface to navigate. Of course, even the best operating systems have the occasional bug or issue that pops up. If you've recently encountered bugs on your Chromebook, you might be concerned. Luckily, most errors and bugs are easy to troubleshoot. In this article we'll discuss how to reset your...

macOS Monterey: Release date, features, privacy, and more

Originally unveiled in June 2021 at Apple's virtual WWDC event, macOS Monterey is the next iteration of macOS. The current official version of macOS is Big Sur, which saw huge visual changes and usability improvements. In comparison, macOS Monterey is a smaller update, focussing on performance and privacy. In addition, Safari is also getting a...

HP Chromebook x2 11: Everything you need to know

The HP Chromebook x2 11 is one of the best Chrome OS tablets you can buy today. With Qualcomm's mobile-focused Snapdragon 7c, plenty of RAM, and included USI pen support, this thing is ready for the classroom or the boardroom. We're currently awaiting our review unit from HP. In the meantime, you might be thinking...

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2: Everything you need to know

The Samsung Galaxy Chromebook 2 is one of the sleekest Chromebooks you can buy today. With up to an Intel Core i3 processor, plenty of RAM, and the first ever QLED display on a Chromebook, Samsung created the perfect device for media consumption. If you're thinking about upgrading to the Galaxy Chromebook 2, we're here to...

HP Chromebook x2 11 vs ASUS Flip CM3: Which should you buy?

HP recently unveiled the new Chromebook x2 11, available from Best Buy and HP's own website later this month. The Chromebook x2 11 is the first new Chrome OS tablet we've seen in quite some time. It looks like a compelling product, but it's always a good idea to consider all available options. On the...

ASUS Chromebook CX9: All about the king of Chromebooks

The ASUS CX9 is one of the most premium consumer Chromebooks you can buy today. With Intel's latest 11th gen Tiger Lake processors, lots of RAM, and several advanced features, this thing is a power user's dream. We've already reviewed this beast of a Chromebook and came away incredibly impressed with the best ASUS Chromebook in...

Best HP Chromebook x2 11 accessories: Anker, Dell, and more

The HP Chromebook x2 11 is an absolute beast. With a mobile-focused Snapdragon 7c processor and up to 8GB of RAM, this is the best overall Chrome OS tablet you can buy today. To harness all that power, you'll definitely need a few accessories. This machine is light and portable, so a case or sleeve...