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 ASUS Chromebook CX9 cases: TIMBUK2, Waterfield, and more

The new ASUS Chromebook CX9 is one of the most innovative devices running Chrome OS today. Using your ASUS Chromebook CX9 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, you can grab...

Is the ASUS Chromebook CX9 good for school or college?

The new ASUS Chromebook CX9 is one of the most powerful Chromebooks to hit the consumer market in quite some time. Featuring Intel Tiger Lake CPUs, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of storage, this is an impressive device. If you're in the market for a new Chromebook for school or college,...

What configurations are available for the HP Chromebook 14?

The HP Chromebook 14 lineup consists of some of the most popular consumer Chrome OS devices. While most of the devices in the Chromebook 14 series are budget or mid-range, there are a few more premium models as well. If you're considering one of these devices as your next Chromebook, it's important to know the...

Best accessories for HP Chromebook 14: Webcams, mice, and more

The HP Chromebook 14 lineup has a wide variety of devices to suit any need. If you recently purchased an HP Chromebook 14 device, you'll want to add some sweet accessories to enhance your experience. It's always nice to have a case or sleeve to carry your Chromebook around. Those that want to use the...

Best video editors for Chromebook: WeVideo, Shotcut, and more

When you think of Chromebooks, creative professionals aren't the first demographic that comes to mind. From the very beginning, Chrome OS acquired a bad reputation for lacking productivity apps. The good news is that Chrome OS has come a long way since its inception. There are numerous ways you can now do light video editing...

Best cases for HP Chromebook 14: Case Logic, UNIKA, and more

Using your HP Chromebook 14 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, you can grab a sleeve or bag at a fairly low price. This is even more important if you have...

Can I edit videos on the HP Chromebook 14? Yes, here’s how!

If you recently bought one of the many models in the HP Chromebook 14 series, you may want to edit video on your device. Even the best Chromebooks are not typically thought of as productivity machines. However, there are several viable options for video editing on a Chromebook. To get started, you'll want to make...

Google announces eSim support, other new features in Chrome OS update

Google just posted about the latest Chrome OS update over on their official blog. We've known for awhile that a new emoji picker and eSim compatibility were coming to Chromebooks. Now, both of those things are officially coming in the Chrome OS 92 stable build. Google previewed the new emoji picker last month, and now you...

How to run MATLAB 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...

This week in Chrome OS: GIF Maker coming to Chromebooks

Another week in the books. It was a fairly slow news week for Chrome OS, especially compared to the onslaught last week. There were a couple key hardware announcements, including Samsung's release of more info on the Galaxy Chromebook Go LTE. We now know that Google is working on a custom GIF maker for Chrome...

Can I connect two displays to the HP Chromebook 14?

The HP Chromebook 14 series is a very popular line of Chromebooks. If you look at the list of Chromebook 14 devices, there's something for everyone. If you recently bought any of the HP Chromebook 14 variants, you might be wondering about connecting multiple displays. Luckily, you can easily connect two monitors to your HP...

Best chargers for HP Chromebook 14: Anker, Baseus, and more

It's always nice to have a backup charger in your bag in case something goes wrong. Sometimes you just want an extra power brick to keep at the office for your Chromebook. Either way, if you own an HP Chromebook 14 model, you might want to consider picking up an alternate charger. When it comes...