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 math apps for Chromebooks: Wolfram, Desmos, and more

Whether you're looking to help your kids with their math homework, or need help in your own college courses, math apps can be very helpful. If you use a Chromebook as your daily laptop, there are a number of math apps available, in the form of web apps and Android apps. Many of these apps...

How to use an iPhone with your Chromebook: Tips and Tricks

Using an iPhone with a Chromebook certainly seems a bit out of place. Obviously, Android makes a bit more sense given the intimate connection they both have with the Google ecosystem. However, many loyal iPhone users turn to the simplicity and affordability of a Chromebook for work or school tasks. It takes some effort, but...

Best Surface Pro 8 accessories: Tesha, Microsoft, and more

The new Microsoft Surface Pro 8 is an impressive tablet and PC all in one sleek package. With a new design that resembles the Surface Pro X, the Surface Pro 8 is a device that looks as good as it performs. If you recently purchased a new Surface Pro 8, you're going to need a...

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

Lenovo recently unveiled the Chromebook Duet 5 at Lenovo Tech World 2021. The Chromebook Duet 5 is one of the many new Chrome OS tablets we've been tracking lately. It looks like a compelling product, but it's always a good idea to consider all available options. Even though it had a short-lived product cycle, Google's Pixel...

Best Surface Laptop Studio accessories: Razer, Microsoft, and more

If you use your Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio for working at home, you could 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. Professional creative users may also need a monitor with excellent color calibration and accuracy. Whether...

Surface Laptop Studio vs Surface Book 3: A huge leap forward

We originally thought the Surface Laptop Studio would be called the Surface Book 4. Thankfully, it's a lot more than that. It's the refresh we've wanted to see for quite awhile, including an all-new sleeker design. But if you're looking for a bargain, there's certain to be some sales on the slightly older Surface Book 3 in...

Surface Pro X vs Samsung Galaxy S7+: Which tablet reigns supreme?

While Microsoft did announce some big changes at their Fall 2021 event, the Surface Pro X got a more modest refresh and price drop. There aren't sweeping processor or display changes like in the Surface Pro 8, but the X series still offers a lot to get excited about and it's now more affordable than...

Surface Pro 8 vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+: Which tablet is right for you?

Microsoft fans have waited a long time for a true redesign of the Surface Pro. At their Fall 2021 event, Microsoft finally gave us exactly what we wanted. The new Surface Pro 8 is a beautifully-designed tablet PC that packs lots of power. If you're looking for true versatility, it's definitely a tablet to put...

Best Surface Pro 8 monitor options: ASUS, Dell, HP, and more

If you use your Microsoft Surface Pro 8 for work or school, you could 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. Professional creative users may also need a monitor with excellent color calibration and accuracy. Whether...

Best Surface Go 3 accessories: Microsoft, Anker, LG, and more

If you use your Microsoft Surface Go 3 for work or school, you could 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. Professional creative users may also need a monitor with excellent color calibration and accuracy. You...

Surface Laptop Studio vs HP Spectre x360 16: Which powerful convertible should you buy?

With the redesigned Surface Laptop Studio now unveiled, there's a new option for those looking for a premium Windows laptop. It's honestly the refresh we've wanted to see for quite a while, including an all-new sleeker design. But there are a number of excellent options to consider when picking a high-end Windows laptop. Microsoft has...

Surface Laptop Studio vs Dell XPS 15: Which premium PC is best?

The Surface Laptop Studio is replacing the Surface Book product line. It's honestly the refresh we've wanted to see for quite awhile, including an all-new sleeker design. But there are a number of excellent options to consider when picking a high-end Windows laptop. Microsoft has a lot of nice productivity features specific to the surface...