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.

Microsoft announces a bunch of new features coming to Windows 11 next month

Microsoft is preparing to roll out some new features to Windows 11 users in February, Windows chief Panos Panay announced today. In a blog post looking at the current state of Windows 11, the head of Microsoft's Windows and hardware divisions also looked to the future, starting with Android apps. However, the wording around Android apps...

These are the best photo editing laptops in 2022

laptops on the market from all kinds of different companies and for all kinds of users. Even if you have a specific use case in mind, you'll likely have a lot of options too. We've previously rounded up the best laptops for content creators, and if you're specifically into video editing, we have you covered...

The first gaming laptops with Intel Alder Lake processors are now available

You can now put your orders in for some of the first gaming laptops powered by Intel's 12th-generation Alder Lake processors and NVIDIA's latest RTX graphics. A few of these laptops were announced at this year's CES, and orders are opening today, so if you want to be the first to get the latest and...

Memory specs leak for Intel’s Arc DG2 graphics cards

At CES 2022, we heard of a few laptops that will ship with Intel Arc discrete graphics, the company's first big foray into the GPU market in years. Intel has been quiet about its upcoming GPUs, but Twitter user @9550pro (via Windows Central) may have just given us a glimpse at the specs of these...

Microsoft’s One Outlook will reportedly be available to Insiders this spring

Microsoft's plan to roll out a new web-based of Outlook's desktop client is still chugging along, according to a report by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley. This new version of Outlook, referred to as One Outlook or the time being, was first reported on over a year ago by Windows Central, but it has yet to become available...

Acer announces new Chromebooks for education

Acer has announced a handful of new Chromebooks. The new Chromebook devices include the Acer Chromebook 512, 211, 314, and the Chromebook Spin 311. All four devices share some similarities in terms of design. All of them meet MIL-STD-810H standards for durability, withstanding drops from up to 48ft and up to 60kg of pressure. They also...

HP announces new professional desktop and all-in-one PCs

HP is introducing a handful of new desktop and all-in-one PCs geared towards professional users, featuring Intel's 12th-generation processors and other upgraded specs. The company also announced a new PC meant specifically for video conferencing. The HP Presence AiO Conferencing PC with Zoom Rooms, as HP is calling it, is powered by Intel's 12th-generation Alder Lake...

HP Elite Dragonfly G3 vs HP Spectre x360 14: What’s the best 13.5-inch laptop?

HP recently announced the Elite Dragonfly G3, the latest in its lineup of premium business laptops. This new version makes a few big changes, notably including a 3:2 display, while doing away with the convertible form factor. These changes make the Elite Dragonfly G3 more similar to HP's Spectre x360 14 in regards to the...

Intel is spending $20 billion to build a new chip manufacturing “mega-site”

Intel has announced that it's investing over $20 billion to build new chip manufacturing facilities in Licking Country, Ohio. Two new factories will be part of a "mega-site" spanning over 1,000 acres of land just outside of Columbus, but that's just the beginning. Intel says this mega-site can accommodate up to eight of these factories,...

Razer’s new Hello Kitty gaming accessories add some pink to your setup

Razer is partnering with Sanrio - owners of the Hello Kitty brand - to launch a series of gaming accessories themed around the popular cat character. The new accessories come with an overload of pink (and other colors) for your gaming setup, which is quite different from what the company usually offers. Yes, Razer does...

Microsoft is working on a new Task Manager for Windows 11 with Fluent Design

Microsoft rolled out Windows 11 build 22538 earlier today, and if you're just looking at the company's changelog, the build doesn't have any ground-breaking new features (though there are some welcome improvements). However, lying dormant in this build is something a bit more significant. As shared by Twitter user FireCube (initially discovered by a user...

These are the best deals you can get on the Surface Go 3

The Surface Go family may not be on the bleeding edge of technology, but it's a great little tablet/laptop for many users. It's small and lightweight, even compared to other Surface models, and it still provides enough power for all kinds of everyday tasks. Microsoft recently launched the Surface Go 3, a big step up...