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.

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...

Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5: Everything you need to know

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. Now Lenovo is back with a bigger, more premium version in the Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5. In addition to a larger OLED screen, you also get a significant bump in...

How Chrome killed Internet Explorer: Extensions, Android, and Innovation

In just over 13 years, Google's Chrome browser has risen from a new project to the behemoth we know today. Today, Chrome is by far the most popular browser in the world on both desktop and mobile. You could even say Chrome killed Internet Explorer. So, how did Google accomplish this unbelievable feat in such...

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,...