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.

Acer Swift 5 (2022) Hands-on: A beautiful laptop with a 16:10 display

At  MWC 2022, Acer introduced two new laptops: The Swift 3 and the more premium Swift 5. After having the chance to try out the Acer Swift 3 a couple of weeks ago, Acer also sent me the Acer Swift 5 so I could take a closer look at it. To be clear, this is a...

Windows Subsystem for Android now runs Android 12L and gets lots of improvements

Microsoft is rolling out an update for the Windows Subsystem for Android for Insiders running the latest build of Windows 11 in either the Dev or Beta channels. This update, version 2204.40000.15.0, brings along a ton of improvements, starting with the fact that WSA now runs Android 12.1, which is more commonly known as Android...

HP Spectre x360 13.5 (2022) vs HP Envy x360 13 (2022): Comparing HP’s new premium laptops

HP recently introduced refreshed versions of most of its premium laptops. Of course, that includes the top-of-the-line HP Spectre x360 family, but HP also introduced the new Envy family, which is a slightly more mainstream, but still premium series of laptops and convertibles. These laptops have a lot in common, but they do have different...

Does the HP Spectre x360 (2022) have a good warranty?

HP recently released the 2022 models of the HP Spectre x360, including a 13.5-inch version that succeeds what used to be called the Spectre x360 14, as well as a refresh of the Spectre x360 16. While they're geared towards different audiences, both of these are premium products with top-tier specs and designs. But even...

These are the best cases for the HP Spectre x360 (2022)

HP just recently launched the Spectre x360 2022 models, coming in both 13.5- and 16-inch models. They're aimed at slightly different audiences that need different levels of power, but these are both very premium devices and some of the best laptops you can buy today. They're not cheap, and if you're planning to buy one...

Does the HP Spectre x360 (2022) have Thunderbolt?

HP recently introduced the 2022 refresh of the Spectre x360, coming in 13.5- and 16-inch variants. As usual, these are some of the best laptops HP makes, featuring top-tier specs, great displays, and a stunning premium design with a dual-tone look. While some parts of the laptops have changed - particularly on the inside -...

Does the HP Spectre x360 run Linux? Can you install it?

HP recently launched the 2022 refresh of the Spectre x360, and it's a promising pair of devices. They're essentially building on what were already some of the best laptops on the market - now with newer processors and some other upgrades. But, just like the majority of those laptops, the HP Spectre x360 comes with...

Best replacement chargers for the HP Spectre x360 (2022)

HP's Spectre x360 lineup for 2022 includes two fantastic devices featuring Intel's 12th-generation processors. They're quite different from each other, though, and they do have different power requirements. Of course, that shouldn't be a problem seeing as they come with a charger in the box, but accidents do happen. If you lose or misplace the...

Does the HP Spectre x360 (2022) have a good webcam?

HP recently introduced the latest iteration of its Spectre x360 laptops, and with it come a few changes to the internals. Between the new processors and tweaked designs, the new laptops look better than ever, and considering they're already building on some of the best laptops on the market, that's a big deal. But one...

HP Spectre x360 13.5 (2022) vs Dell XPS 13 Plus: What’s the best ultrabook?

We're not quite halfway through 2022, but we've already seen some spectacular laptops being introduced this year. Among them, HP and Dell have both brought out some of their best devices yet, those being the HP Spectre x360 and the Dell XPS 13 Plus. Buying a new laptop right now can be a difficult choice,...

Framework delivers on its modular laptop promise with Intel 12th-gen upgrade

Framework has announced that its modular laptop - aptly called Framework Laptop - is now available with 12th-gen Intel processors. Specifically, the laptop now comes with Intel's P-series CPUs, which have a higher 28W TDP compared to the previous model, which used 11th-generation 15W processors. Along with being able to buy the laptop with the...

HP Spectre x360 (2022): Release date, price, and everything you need to know

It's been over a year and a half since HP introduced its last generation of the Spectre family of laptops, but it's finally time for an upgrade. The 2022 HP Spectre x360 family is here, and it's leaving behind the two models that have been around the longest. This year, we're getting the HP Spectre...