Posts From João Carrasqueira

João Carrasqueira
João Carrasqueira

Editor 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.

Lenovo ThinkBook 13s Gen 4 review: It’s almost great

If you've read any article where I talk about Lenovo's ThinkPad family, you probably know I don't really like how they look. I've never really been a fan of the ThinkPad laptops, and while I respect them for being such an iconic part of Lenovo's history, I just don't like that design. The Lenovo ThinkBook...

Here are the best 4G LTE laptops you can buy in 2022

Nowadays, the market is flooded with fantastic laptops that can do everything you want and then some. There are lots of devices out there, and you're usually spoiled for choice. However, if you want a laptop that can stay connected on the road, your options are a bit more limited. Laptops with 4G or even...

These are the best video editing laptops in 2022

Nowadays, there are a lot of fantastic laptops out there, and choosing one can be difficult. Having more choice is usually better and it means that even if you're looking for a specific type of laptop, you have options. For example, if you're a content creator, we've already rounded up some of the best laptops...

Intel benchmarks show Arc A750 GPU beating a GeForce RTX 3060 in DirectX 12 games

Intel's Arc GPUs have been shrouded in mystery, even as the company has unveiled more details over time. Now, the company has shared a performance comparison of one of its higher-end cards, the Intel Arc A750 Limited Edition (though it's not clear what makes it limited), pitting it against the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060. As...

These are the best laptops you can get at Best Buy in 2022

Best Buy is one of the best places to go if you're looking to buy any kind of electronic device, including laptops. Not only does the company offer a huge selection of products, but its Price Match Guarantee makes things that much more compelling. If you find a product at another retailer that's cheaper than...

These are the Best Thunderbolt 4 laptops for 2022

Thunderbolt has become an increasingly common feature in laptops over the last few years. Since the introduction of Thunderbolt 3, which uses the familiar USB Type-C connector, many more laptops have been adopting this feature. And with Thunderbolt 4, the experience has been standardized so all Thunderbolt laptops offer the best speeds promised in Thunderbolt...

How much warranty does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 come with?

The new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is Samsung's best foldable yet. Building upon the already great Galax Z Fold 3, this model comes with a more compact hinge, a wider cover display, and a more durable inner display, among other improvements. But being a foldable phone also means this isn't a cheap device, starting...

Can I remove the screen protector on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the latest - and potentially the best - flagship foldable phone to hit the market. Samsung has adopted a more compact hinge, a wider cover screen, and a tougher main screen, making iterative, but significant improvements over the Galaxy Z Fold 3. While that main screen is tougher,...

Visual Studio 2022 17.3 adds official support for .NET MAUI and Arm64EC

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2022 17.3 for Windows, bringing a few new capabilities for developers to leverage in their apps along with an array of other improvements. Among these, two might stand out if you've been following the news around app development at Microsoft: official support for .NET MAUI and Arm64EC. With these features being...

Windows 11 File Explorer tabs are now available to everyone in the Dev Channel

As tends to happen on Wednesdays, Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 11 to Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel, and this time that's build 25179. This build doesn't include a whole lot of brand-new features, but it does come with some improvements, and a big feature is finally available for everyone:...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 support the S Pen?

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the latest model in Samsung's flagship foldable series. The Galaxy Z Fold family has replaced the Galaxy note lineup as Samsung's flagship summer launch, though the Galaxy Note lineage lives on through the Galaxy S22 Ultra. Still, as a replacement for the Galaxy Note family, you may be...

Microsoft open sources its Windows 11 emoji for everyone to use

Microsoft has announced that its (nearly) complete suite of emoji in the Fluent design style - the ones included in Windows 11 and the latest versions of Teams - are now fully open-source, making it possible for anyone to use them in their own projects. That's a total of 1,538 emoji, which can now be...