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.

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 have stereo speakers?

The new Galaxy Z Fold 3 is Samsung's best foldable yet. You get a full smartphone and tablet in a form factor that will fit just about anywhere. If you recently bought the Galaxy Z Fold 3, you might be wondering about the audio quality of your new smartphone. When listening to music, streaming Netflix,...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 have stereo speakers?

The new Galaxy Z Flip 3 is incredibly compact, light, and innovative. You get a full smartphone in a form factor that will fit just about anywhere. If you recently bought the Galaxy Z Flip 3, you might be wondering about the audio quality of your new smartphone. When listening to music, streaming Netflix, or...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 offer eSIM?

The new Galaxy Z Flip 3 is incredibly compact, light, and innovative. You get a full smartphone in a form factor that will fit just about anywhere. If you recently bought the Galaxy Z Flip 3, you might be wondering about connectivity options with your cellular carrier. These days, the easiest way to get cellular...

This week in Chrome OS: Chrome’s Material update

We're back after a week off.  Last week, Samsung pretty much dominated tech news so there wasn't too much to say about Chrome. Let's look at this week in Chrome OS. This week we have several interesting Chromium commits to examine for upcoming features. Not only is Chrome browser getting some Material design changes, Chrome...

Does the HP Chromebook x2 11 have 5G or 4G LTE capability?

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is a seriously impressive Chrome OS detachable. If you're looking for a Chrome OS tablet you can use with a keyboard, this is one you don't want to miss. In addition to fairly high-end specs, the Chromebook x2 11 also has an included USI pen and cellular connectivity. Indeed,...

Best mice for ASUS Chromebook CX9: Logitech, Seenda, and more

The ASUS Chromebook CX9 is an absolute beast. With an Intel 11th generation Tiger Lake processor and up to 16GB of RAM, this is the best overall Chromebook you can buy today. To harness all that power, you'll definitely need a few accessories. When you get to the office or back home, you can transform...

Best Acer Chromebook 15 cases: TIMBUK2, Nacuwa, and more

The new Acer Chromebook 15 is one of the most popular devices running Chrome OS today. Using your Acer Chromebook 15 out and about daily comes with some inherent risks. It's possible to drop your device and damage it while working. Chromebooks are made to be portable. To protect your investment when you're out and about,...

Best laptop backpacks: TIMBUK2, Waterfield Designs, and more

If you're heading back to school, you'll need a great backpack to carry around all of your tech gear. The most important piece of gear of course, is your laptop. When it comes to finding a great laptop backpack, there are a number of things to consider. How much gear do you need to carry...

Best Acer Chromebook 15 chargers: Anker, Nekteck, and more

The Acer Chromebook 15 is one of the most popular Acer Chrome OS devices out there. From K-12 students, college students, to professionals, the Acer Chromebook 15 appeals to a wide demographic. If you find your stock charger no longer works, or you just need a spare, we've got you covered. While most models of...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 offer dual SIM?

Samsung has a hit on its hands with the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The third generation of their popular foldable is the best yet. With a more durable frame and S-pen support, this is the time to get on the foldable hype train. If you plan to use your new Galaxy Z Fold 3 for...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 work with Samsung DeX?

With the new Galaxy Z Fold 3, you get a powerful smartphone that also functions as a tablet when you need it. The larger screen certainly allows for additional productivity tasks, but sometimes you need a desktop interface. Luckily, the Galaxy Z Fold 3 can provide exactly that with Samsung DeX. Using DeX with your...

How to set up the ASUS Chromebook CX9 for working from home

The new ASUS Chromebook CX9 is the perfect machine for working from home. With an 11th generation Intel Tiger Lake processor and up to 16GB of RAM, you've got all the power you need in a business laptop. This is definitely the best ASUS Chromebook in quite some time. If you're planning to do business...