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.

Best keyboards for Chromebooks in June 2021: Logitech, Brydge, Jelly Comb, and more

If you use your Chromebook for work or school, you can use it with a docking station and external monitor. Using an external monitor can provide more screen real estate and docking stations can offer additional ports for multi-tasking. Of course, you'll need a quality keyboard to complete your workstation. When choosing a keyboard for...

Can I run iTunes on a Chromebook?

Google changed the landscape of affordable computing with the advent of Chromebooks. These affordable laptops running Chrome OS are ubiquitous throughout the education sector. Many users also prefer to use a Chromebook at home for personal computing. Of course, a large percentage of those people also use an iPhone as their daily mobile device. It's...

Can I print with a Chromebook?

If you recently switched to a Chromebook from a Mac or PC, you might be wondering about some basic tasks on your new device. Perhaps you're even looking to use a popular docking station to turn your Chromebook into a productivity device? Printing is an incredibly important task, whether for school, work, or personal reasons....

Best HP Chromebooks for June 2021: Elite c1030, Pro c640, x360, and more

If you're looking to buy a new Chromebook, the chances are you have a few HP models on your shortlist. HP is the single largest vendor of Chromebooks worldwide, with several entries on our list of the best overall Chromebooks. With nearly fifty models available, HP certainly has no shortage of options to fit every...

XDA Basics: How to take a Screenshot on macOS, using keyboard shortcuts, apps, and more!

Taking a screenshot is a necessary task on just about any device you use for work or play. Most users are well aware of how to take a screenshot on the most popular mobile phones. However, if you recently switched to Mac from Windows, you might be wondering how to take a screenshot on your...

What is Unified Memory and how does it work on Apple Silicon?

With the release of Apple's new M1-powered iPad Pro and 24-inch iMac, there's renewed interest in the amazing efficiency of the M1 chip. The launch of the M1 chip brought Apple's first use of unified memory architecture (UMA) on Apple silicon. This new approach to memory enables Apple to squeeze out higher performance from less...

These are the best keyboard cases for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro 2021: Apple, Logitech, and more!

The new 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro is undoubtedly the best tablet for productivity. To take advantage of everything this powerhouse tablet has to offer, you'll want to use it with a keyboard case. Pairing the 12.9-inch iPad Pro with a keyboard case can turn your tablet into a mobile workstation. Sorting through the hundreds of...

XDA Basics: What is Disk Utility on Mac and What can it do?

Apple’s macOS is extremely popular due to its intuitive interface and relative ease of use. In addition, Apple designs attractive hardware that consistently puts some of their options on our list of the best laptops you can buy. While your Mac likely runs well most of the time, there's the occasional need to troubleshoot potential...