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 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...

How to install Windows 11 on Mac with Parallels (Intel)

There's no doubt that macOS is great. It has a clean modern look and runs incredibly fast on Apple's optimized hardware. That being said, sometimes you need to use Windows, even on your Mac. Parallels Desktop 17 is the newest iteration of the popular software that runs Windows side by side with macOS. There are...

How to use Excel’s Data Analysis Toolpak on a Chromebook

Microsoft Office is the most popular productivity suite in the world. If you use one of the best Chromebooks as your daily driver for work or school, you probably want to run at least one Microsoft app. From word processing to computational tasks with Excel, Office has everything you need to get the job done....

Best HP Chromebook x2 11 case options: UNIKA, Waterfield, and more

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is a seriously impressive Chrome OS detachable. If you're looking for an HP 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....

Can I stream Netflix on an HP Chromebook x2 11?

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is a seriously impressive Chrome OS detachable. If you're looking for an HP 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....

Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac review: The best gets better

There's no doubt macOS is great. It has a clean modern look and runs incredibly fast on Apple's optimized hardware. That being said, sometimes you need to use Windows, even on your Mac. Parallels Desktop 17 is the newest iteration of the popular software that runs Windows side by side with macOS. There are numerous...

Best HP Chromebook x2 11 charger options: Zendure, Anker, and more

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is a seriously impressive Chrome OS detachable. If you're looking for an HP 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....

How to pair the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 with your device

Samsung just launched the new Galaxy Buds 2 at Unpacked, the latest true wireless earbuds from the tech giant. With dynamic two-way speakers and three levels of ambient sound control, these are some of the best wireless earbuds out there. If you recently picked up the Galaxy Buds 2 with your new Galaxy Z Flip...

Does the HP Chromebook x2 11 come with the pen and keyboard?

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is a seriously impressive Chrome OS detachable. If you're looking for an HP 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....

Best Chromebooks available at Best Buy August 2021: HP, ASUS, and more

Best Buy is one of the largest bricks and mortar computer retailers out there. If you're shopping for a new Chromebook, you'll probably want to stop by one of their stores for some hands-on time with the devices on your list. The electronics giant stocks the best Chromebook models from ASUS, Google, Acer, HP, and...

Pixelbook Go long term review: Standing the test of time

Google launched the Pixelbook Go nearly two years ago, in October 2019. At the time, it made quite a splash in the Chrome OS world and was one of the best Chromebooks available. Most Google products tend to do that, but the Pixelbook Go is different in many respects. Not only does it have the...

Best monitors for ASUS Chromebook CX9: Dell, LG, HP, and more

If you use your ASUS Chromebook CX9 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 you're...