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.

These are the Best Laptops you can buy in 2022

As much as smartphones have become the central tool for many aspects of our lives, there are some things you can only do on a PC. Even if smartphones have the power to do almost anything, some things are just more convenient on a laptop. To me, buying a new laptop is always an incredibly...

Does the Dell Latitude 5430 have a good webcam?

Dell recently refreshed a large portion of its Latitude lineup, and that includes the Latitude 5430 - not to be confused with last year's Latitude 5430 Rugged. This is Dell's most mainstream business laptop, and it offers a wide range of configuration options, including 12th-generation Intel processors, up to 64GB of RAM, a 2TB SSD,...

Dell XPS 13 Plus vs HP Spectre x360 14: Battle of the ultrabooks

Dell already had one of the best laptops out there with the XPS 13, and now it's trying to reinforce that position with the new XPS 13 Plus. This new laptop has more power in an equally compact chassis, promising to make it one of the best Dell laptops yet. But how does it stack...

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Nano Gen 2: Release date, price, and everything else

At CES 2022, Lenovo refreshed two of its most iconic ThinkPad laptops, the X1 Carbon and the X1 Yoga. Those devices now in their tenth and seventh generations, but Lenovo also updated one of its most recent models - the ThinkPad X1 Nano. First introduced in 2021, the ThinkPad X1 Nano is meant to be a...

Razer Blade 14 (2022) vs Dell XPS 13 Plus: Should you choose play or work?

As is often the case, CES 2022 was host to a ton of laptop and PC announcements from all kinds of companies. This time around, Intel launched its mobile processors at the same time, so we saw even more laptops than we usually would. One of the standout announcements was the Dell XPS 13 Plus,...

Best replacement chargers for the Dell Latitude 5430 in 2022

We've seen a lot of business laptops be introduced in 2022, and among them, the Dell Latitude 5430 is one of the best options if you're looking for a solid laptop without too many bells and whistles. It's the definition of a mainstream business laptop, and while it won't turn many heads, the 12th-generation Intel...

What configurations does the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business come in?

For 2022, Samsung greatly upgraded its consumer-oriented laptops like the Galaxy Book 2 Pro, giving them faster processors, improved webcams, and more. While you can buy those laptops as a business user, this year, Samsung also focused more specifically on the enterprise market with the new Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Business. This new business laptop...

AUO showcases 480Hz displays for laptops and monitors

If you thought 360Hz gaming monitors were overkill for the majority of people, display manufacturer AUO has something that might surprise you. During the SID 2022 Display Week (which is this week), AUO showed off a range of new displays it's working on (first spotted by ComputerBase), including two panels with a whopping 480Hz refresh...

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 vs Dell Latitude 7430: Which is better?

With the introduction of Intel's 12th-generation Core processors, we've seen a ton of great laptops hit the market. One particular segment that's been suddenly flooded with options us business, and there are a lot of fantastic business laptops to choose from in 2022, including some convertibles. Among those convertibles, we have the iconic Lenovo ThinkPad...

Microsoft Edge’s built-in VPN is now available in the Canary channel

Microsoft has begun testing Microsoft Edge's Secure Network feature - essentially a built-in VPN service - with select Insiders in the Canary channel. Secure Network is powered by Cloudflare, and as the name suggests, it's meant to add a layer of security and privacy by encrypting your data as you browse the web. When Microsoft Edge...

Does the Lenovo ThinkPad T14 Gen 3 have Thunderbolt?

Lenovo's ThinkPad T14 is one of best business laptops around if you want something that nails the basics without too many bells and whistles. For 2022, though, Lenovo actually upgraded it with some very welcome premium features, including a taller 16:10 displays and P-series Intel Core processors with a higher 28W TDP. Of course, the...

Best monitors for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 in 2022

Lenovo recently launched the ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7, the latest iteration of its fantastic business convertible. Like many premium laptops this year, it's packing the latest 12th-generation Intel P-series processors, plus it's received a couple of major upgrades, including the option for an Ultra HD+ OLED configuration for its fantastic 16:10 display. That tall...