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.

The premium Dell Latitude 9330 is now available to buy starting at $2,109

Dell has announced that its premium business 2-in-1 laptop, the Latitude 9330, is now available to buy. The first 13-inch laptop in the Latitude 9000 series was announced back in April, and it has all the makings of a top-tier laptop, including the price tag - it starts at $2,109. On the inside, the Dell latitude...

PCIe 7.0 specification enters development, planned to launch in 2025

We've barely even begun to feel the benefits of PCIe 5.0 in the consumer PC market, but the PCI Special Interesting Group (or PCI-SIG) has already announced that it's started development on the next version of the specification. PCIe 7.0 has entered the initial stages of development at PCI-SIG's workgroups, following the announcement of the...

The Lenovo ThinkStation P360 Ultra is a small workstation with 125W Intel CPUs

Lenovo has announced a new addition to its family of desktop workstations, the ThinkStation P360 Ultra, and it's promising a whole lot of power in a very compact package. Lenovo claims this is a first-of-its-kind form factor for workstations, coming in a 4-liter package that's half the size of a traditional small form factor (SFF)...

Plugable launches upgraded USB-C Triple Display Docking Station with even more ports

Plugable, a manufacturer mostly known for its docking solutions for laptops, has announced an upgraded version of its USB-C Triple Display Docking Station, or UD-ULTC4K. This new version of the dock comes with a series of upgrades, including more display output options and faster charging. Of course, the highlight of this dock is the display outputs,...

Xiaomi launches the Book S 12.4, an Arm-powered Windows 11 tablet

Xiaomi has announced a new Windows 11 tablet, the Book S 12.4, for European markets. The Xiaomi Book S 12.4 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2, making it a relatively high-end Arm tablet, though Qualcomm has already announced the 8cx Gen 3 chip. Not many devices with that processor have launched yet,...

AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5000 WX processors will be available in pre-built PCs in July

AMD is making its latest Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors more widely available to customers starting next month. The company has announced that, starting in July, the AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO WX 5000 series processors will be available from "leading system integrators" around the world, followed by releases for the DIY market later this year. The Ryzen...

Does the MacBook Air (2022) have a good webcam?

Apple recently introduced an updated model of the MacBook Air for 2022, and for the first time since 2018, it's using a whole new design for its most popular laptop. With a new design come many other changes, and one of them happens to be the webcam. So, if you're wondering whether the webcam on...

These are the best chargers for the MacBook Air (2022)

Apple recently introduced the 2022 MacBook Air, featuring an all-new design, new colors to choose from, and the new M2 processor promising even more performance than before. We're not yet at the point where laptops don't come with chargers anymore, so the included power adapter and cable should be enough to keep you going for...

Lenovo Yoga 6 Gen 7 Review: A major improvement in almost every way

Late last year, I got to review the Lenovo Yoga 6, one of the company's most budget-oriented convertibles, and I admittedly liked a lot about it. It was powered by fast AMD processors, it looked and felt great with its fabric-covered lid, and it otherwise nailed all the basics. It wasn't without its problems, but...

You can save $200 on an M1 Pro MacBook Pro at Best Buy right now

Best Buy is currently running deals on all kinds of Apple products, and that includes some Mac models and displays. Most notably, you can get $200 off the M1 Pro-based MacBook Pro models, both in 14-inch and 16-inch sizes. These are some of the most powerful and efficient laptops you can buy right now, and...

June Patch Tuesday updates break Wi-Fi hotspots on Windows 11

Microsoft has confirmed an issue with the most recent Windows updates, which can cause Wi-Fi hotspots to stop working on some PCs. The issue happens after installing the Patch Tuesday updates released earlier this week on June 14th, and it affects almost every version of Windows that's still supported. That includes Windows 11, which was...

The Xbox app now tells you if games will run well on your PC

Microsoft has updated the Xbox app for PC for the month of June, and it comes with a couple of UI updates. Most notably, the app can now tell you whether a given game will run well on your PC by checking its specs and comparing the performance of that game on similarly-specced PCs. Developers often...