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.

Dell XPS 13 Plus: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

Dell recently announced the XPS 13 Plus, a brand-new laptop that stands out from the rest of the XPS line in more ways than one. It's more powerful than the XPS 13, but it's still super portable and it has a wholly new design that looks very unique. This is certainly one of the highlights...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro have a good webcam?

The first Samsung Galaxy Book Pro lineup was home to some of the best lightweight laptops around, with great displays and performance. But for laptops released in the middle of a pandemic, they oddly still had 720p webcams. Now that the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro is out there, it's important to know if the...

Can I upgrade the RAM on the Dell XPS 13 Plus?

Buying a new laptop can be very expensive, especially with a premium device like the upcoming Dell XPS 13 Plus. It's great to have a computer that's easily upgradeable, because it lets you save money by buying a lower configuration at first so you can invest in some upgrades later. With laptops, it's usually the...

MSI launches Aegis ZS desktop with AMD processors and GPUs

MSI has announced a new addition to its lineup of gaming desktop PCs, the all-AMD Aegis ZS. This new member of the Aegis family is powered by AMD processors and GPUs, so it might be a great choice if you want to avoid Intel and NVIDIA for whatever reason. You can get the new MSI Aegis...

HUAWEI MateBook E review: An OLED Windows tablet made for media consumption

The HUAWEI MateBook E is the company's first Windows tablet with an OLED display, and it delivers a fantastic viewing experience. It's the first laptop with an OLED panel I got to review, and it looks amazing. Paired with powerful speakers, this makes for a fantastic tablet for media consumption, whether that's movies, videos, or...

Windows Package Manager 1.2 now installs the right apps on ARM PCs

Today, Microsoft is releasing an update to the Windows Package Manager, also known as winget, bringing it to version 1.2. This package manager was introduced almost two years ago, and it's meant to give users an experience closer to something like Chocolatey, or the package management experience or Linux. This release comes with a handful...

Samsung Galaxy Book 2: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

Samsung recently introduced the Galaxy Book 2 Pro series, which is its lineup of premium lightweight ultrabooks. Those are likely to get most of the attention, but if you don't want to spend over $1,000 on a laptop, the new Samsung Galaxy Book 2 360 might be a better option for you. This is a more...

Microsoft suspends sales in Russia due to Ukraine invasion

The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine continues to cause more companies around the world to cut ties with the Russian Federation. Multiple companies have followed governmental sanctions and imposed their own restrictions on Russian businesses and individuals, and Microsoft is going one step further today. Brad Smith, the company's president, announced today that Microsoft is...

Microsoft Edge 99 brings custom passwords for autofill and improved PDF navigation

Microsoft has released another new version of its Edge browser, this time bringing it to version 99. As it's the last major release before version 100, Microsoft is once again warning web developers that the user agent string is going to change and that it could potentially break some websites. This is something that's also...

Microsoft Office web apps will soon make it easier to switch accounts

Microsoft is making life a little easier for Office users on the web, specifically those with multiple accounts. A new addition to the Microsoft 365 roadmap, first spotted by Neowin, indicates that you'll soon be able to switch between accounts without logging out first. Right now, when you're using a Microsoft Office app on the web, whether...

Does the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro support Thunderbolt 4?

Samsung recently announced the Galaxy Book 2 Pro series of laptops, and it's a solid improvement over last year's models, which were already some of the best lightweight laptops around. The new laptops come with Intel's 12th-generation P-series processors for more performance, but they're still thin and light devices. While some things have changed with...

These are the best Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra rugged cases to buy in 2022

For 2022, Samsung has brought back the Galaxy Note design, now in the Galaxy S22 Ultra. The top-tier Galaxy S smartphone for the year has top-of-the-line specs and comes with a built-in S Pen. All of that comes at a cost, though, and it starts at $1,199.99, so it's quite the investment. You're going to...