Posts From João Carrasqueira

João Carrasqueira
João Carrasqueira

Writer at XDA Computing. I've been covering the world of technology since 2018, but I've loved the field for a lot longer. And I have a weird affinity for Nintendo videogames, which I'm always happy to talk about.

How to install Hyper-V on Windows 11 Home

Every major release of Windows comes in a few different editions, or SKUs, which have different features. The upcoming Windows 11 is no different, and we already know it'll come in editions like Home, Pro, and more. One of the big features that's usually exclusive to Pro editions of Windows is Hyper-V, but with some...

What’s the difference between Windows 11 and Windows 365?

Recently, Microsoft made two major Windows announcements. On June 24th, the company announced Windows 11, and earlier this month, we heard about Windows 365. Windows 10 was supposed to be the last version of Windows, and all of a sudden, we're getting two new ones? Not exactly. In this guide, we'll walk you through the...

Windows 11 Home vs Windows 11 Pro: here are the major differences

As you may know, every major version of Windows comes in a few different editions. The same will apply to Windows 11, and we already have an idea of the SKUs that will be available for it. For most people though, it's going to come down to Home and Pro. These are the two editions...

These are the best cases for the 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Microsoft makes some great premium PCs, and its Surface family is one of the well-known brands out there. They're all great laptops and worthy of competing with the best laptops on the market. Among the Surface line, the Surface Laptop 4 is one of the best PCs you can buy right now, featuring the latest...

How to dual-boot Windows 11 and Linux on your PC

Microsoft is preparing to release Windows 11 later this year, and so far, it looks like a major improvement over Windows 10. It has a brand-new visual design that's more consistent and attractive, and it includes some big new features like support for Android apps. As good as it may be though, it doesn't necessarily...

The best laptops for students: HP, Surface, MacBook, and more!

Summer break always seems to end much more quickly than we'd like it to. Just like that, we're approaching back-to-school season once again, and that often means it's time for a new PC. As learning becomes increasingly reliant on technology, it's essential for students to have a good laptop. That's even more true after a...

GeForce RTX 3090 GPUs are breaking while playing Amazon’s New World [Updated]

Amazon has been trying to break into gaming with some in-house efforts over the past couple of years. However, the company hasn't been too successful. Last year, it released Crucible after six years of development, and shortly after release, it sent the game back into the beta phase before ultimately canceling it altogether. But that's not...

Here are the best replacement chargers for the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

The Surface Laptop 4 is currently one of Microsoft's best Surface PCs. It has a traditional laptop form factor, but it comes with touchscreen support and a premium design you can't really find anywhere else. It also comes with top-tier performance thanks to its high-end specs. But even high-end products can have problems, and you...

The best webcams you can buy right now: Logitech, Razer, and more

In the past year and a half, we've been spending a lot more time at home. In-person meetings and gatherings have often been replaced by virtual get-togethers, and it's become more important than ever to have a good webcam. However, the PC market hasn't necessarily followed. Be it the result of shrinking bezels or the...

These are the best replacement chargers for the Surface Pro 7

The Surface Pro 7 is an excellent premium laptop, with a detachable design and high-end performance. It's one of the best laptops you can buy today, but that doesn't mean it's completely safe from problems. Sometimes things just stop working after a while, and that can include the charger that came with your Surface Pro...

Microsoft Store for Business and Education is being retired on Windows 11

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft Store for Business and Education would no longer be able to distribute paid apps after April 14, 2021. It seemed like Microsoft was getting ready to kill off the enterprise versions of the Microsoft Store, and now we have confirmation. Today, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft Store...

These are the best laptops with Windows Ink pen support

Buying a new laptop isn't always easy, even beyond just the price you have to pay for it. It's hard to choose the one that's right for you. We live in a time where we're fairly spoilt for choice. There are lots of great laptops out there for all different kinds of users, and that...