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.

This week in Chrome OS: Tensor Chromebooks coming soon?

Happy 23rd birthday to Google! Google was officially born on September 4, 1998. Without Google, Chrome OS and this column wouldn't be possible. If you're interested, I wrote a piece on how Chrome as a browser killed Microsoft's IE. We also have tons of other fun articles celebrating Google and Chrome's birthday. For Google's birthday,...

Best Samsung Chromebook 4 charger options: Anker, Baseus, and more

The Samsung Chromebook 4 is one of the most popular budget Chromebooks available at Best Buy. If you're looking for a Chromebook you can use for school, this is one you don't want to miss. In addition to the low price, the Samsung Chromebook 4 also has a durable build. Indeed, this is one of the...

How to run AutoCAD on a Chromebook in two easy ways

It's a common misconception that Chromebooks aren't capable of running powerful software found on PCs or Macs. If you're an engineering student, you might need to run some fairly intensive applications on your laptop. Chromebooks are a great solution for students because they're secure and cost-effective. If you're an engineering student using a Chromebook, you probably...

Is the HP Chromebook x2 11 good for school or college?

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is one of the most impressive Chrome OS tablets to hit the consumer market in quite some time. Featuring the mobile-focused Snapdragon 7c, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage, this is an impressive device. If you're in the market for a new Chromebook for...

Best Chromebooks under $300: ASUS, Acer, Samsung, and more

One of the key selling points for buying a Chromebook is the value proposition. Many Chromebooks offer solid specs and speedy performance without the high price of a Mac or Windows laptop. There are many options out there at any price point, but if you're on a strict budget you might need the best possible...

Best Samsung Chromebook 4 case options: Waterfield, Nillkin, and more

The Samsung Chromebook 4 is one of the most popular budget Chromebooks out there. If you're looking for a Chromebook you can use for school, this is one you don't want to miss. In addition to the low price, the Samsung Chromebook 4 also has a durable build. Indeed, this is one of the best Samsung...

HP Chromebook x2 11 vs Lenovo Chromebook Duet: Battle of the Chrome OS tablets

HP recently unveiled the new Chromebook x2 11, available from Best Buy and HP's own website later this month. The Chromebook x2 11 is the first new Chrome OS tablet we've seen in quite some time. It looks like a compelling product, but it's always a good idea to consider all available options. On the...

Nobody should buy the Galaxy Z Fold 3’s official S Pen Case

The Galaxy Z Fold 3 is here, the newest premium foldable from Samsung. Perhaps you've even just received your shiny preorder device in the mail. The phone itself is great, definitely the best foldable yet. Samsung is also known for putting out a bevy of accessories with each flagship launch. In general, Samsung accessories tend...

Best Chromebooks with touchscreens: ASUS, HP, and more

If you're buying a new Chromebook, the chances are you want a device with a touchscreen. It makes sense. We use a touch interface on our smartphones all day, so having a laptop with that capability is comforting. Luckily, Chromebooks with touchscreen support are incredibly common. So common in fact, it's tough to nail down...

What configurations is the HP Chromebook x2 11 available in?

HP launched the Chromebook x2 11 a few weeks back, which brings a new premium device to the Chrome OS space. This is one of the most premium Chrome OS tablets on the market today. If you want premium build quality, high-end specs, and security features, then this is the tablet for you. While all...

HP Chromebook x2 11 vs Pixel Slate: Which should you buy?

HP recently unveiled the new Chromebook x2 11, available from Best Buy and HP's own website later this month. The Chromebook x2 11 is the first new Chrome OS tablet we've seen in quite some time. It looks like a compelling product, but it's always a good idea to consider all available options. Even though...

Best keyboards for HP Chromebook x2 11: Logitech, Brydge, and more

If you use your HP Chromebook x2 11 for work or school, you can use it with a docking station and external monitor. While the HP Chromebook x2 11 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...