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 Surface Pro 8: Logitech, Microsoft, and more

If you use your Microsoft Surface Pro 8 for work or school, you can use it with a docking station and external monitor. While the Microsoft Surface Pro 8 comes with a detachable keyboard, you may want to use it with an external monitor. Using an external monitor can provide more screen real estate and...

Best Surface Go 3 Pen Options: Microsoft, Tesha, and more

Microsoft just unveiled the all-new Surface Go 3 at their Fall 2021 event. While the Surface Go 3 is a great machine, it unfortunately does not come bundled with the Microsoft Surface Go 3 pen. Of course, you can buy the official Surface pen separately from Microsoft or another vendor, but there are plenty of...

Best Surface Pro 8 charger options: Anker, Baseus, and more

The Surface Pro 8 is one of the most powerful tablet PCs we've seen in quite some time. It's always nice to have a backup charger in your bag in case something goes wrong with your OEM charging brick. Sometimes you just want an extra power brick to keep at the office for your PC,...

Best docking stations for Surface Go 3: Anker, Microsoft, and more

Microsoft just announced the Surface Go 3 and it's an attractive tablet PC to consider for work or school, or connected to a Surface Go 3 docking station at home. The Surface Go 3 features an Intel Pentium Gold 6500Y or Intel Core i3-10100Y processor, as well as a 10.5 inch touchscreen with a 1920...

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 vs Chromebook Duet: Which should you buy?

There's an influx of new Chrome OS tablets releasing this fall and Lenovo has two compelling options to choose from. The Lenovo Chromebook Duet was a huge hit in 2020, one of the best Chrome OS tablets we've ever seen, at an incredibly affordable price. Lenovo just released their new large-screen contender in the Chrome OS space,...

Best Chromebooks for writers: ASUS, Acer, Samsung, and more

Chrome OS is absolutely perfect for writing. You get great battery life, smooth performance, and fewer distractions than on a Mac or PC. If you're looking for the best Chromebooks for writers, whether as a blogger, novelist, or just casual journaling, you've come to the right place. There are a lot of aspects to consider...

This week in Chrome OS: Chrome 93 hits stable and more

Welcome back Chrome fans. We've got a new stable version of Chrome OS, as Chrome OS 93 is rolling out. Most devices should have received the update by now, so we'll remind you of some of the key features to check out. In addition to the new stable release, we have some interesting upcoming features...

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...