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 best Lenovo laptops you can buy in 2022

Lenovo is one of the most popular laptop brands in the world, and that's especially true among business users. While other companies can also make some great devices, it's no surprise to see Lenovo at the top. The company makes some of the very best laptops you can buy, and none more iconic than the...

Best Dell laptops to buy for 2022

The laptop market is vast and varied, but there are only a few brands that are as popular as Dell. One of the most well-known companies in the space, Dell has consistently made some of the best laptops you can buy, and it's really no surprise. Whether it's the XPS, Inspiron, or Latitude series, all...

The Dell XPS 13 Plus is the first laptop certified for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Dell and Canonical have announced that the Dell XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition is the first laptop to be certified for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Long Term Support). This is the latest LTS release of Ubuntu, following version 20.04, which is what the Dell XPS 13 Plus Developer Edition currently ships with. Starting in August, you'll be...

Windows 11 build 25163 brings back taskbar overflow

Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 11 to Windows Insiders enrolled in the Dev channel, this time being build 25163. The big news with this build is the re-introduction of the taskbar overflow experience. This makes it possible to see all your open apps on the taskbar, even when they exceed the...

Here are the best HP laptops to buy in 2022

Few brands in the laptop world are as renowned and popular as HP. From budget-friendly laptops to high-end premium experiences, the company offers some of the best laptops you can buy. If you're looking to upgrade your current personal or work computer, or you want to gift someone else, going with HP is definitely a...

Windows 11 build 22622.436 rolls out with new sharing features

Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 11 to Insiders enrolled in the Beta channel. Strictly speaking, there are two new builds rolling out - build 22621.436 and build 22622.436. Underneath, these updates are the same, but those with the higher build number are getting new features enabled by default, while others have...

Dell launches Alienware m17 and x17 laptops with a 480Hz display

Dell has announced a couple of new additions to its lineup of gaming laptops. Particularly, there are new versions of the Alienware m17 R5 and Alienware x17 R2 - its top-tier 17-inch laptops - now with a 480Hz refresh rate display. The Alienware m17 R5 is also now available in an all-AMD configuration with the...

Microsoft is adding new collaboration tools to Teams, including Excel co-editing

Microsoft has announced a handful of new collaboration tools for Teams ahead of Microsoft Inspire, its partner-focused event taking place this week. In addition to new Teams features, Microsoft also introduced Windows 365 Government, bringing cloud PCs to government customers in the United States. The bulk of the announcements is focused on Teams, though, and that...

These are the best USB4 laptops you can buy in 2022

Universal Serial Bus, or USB, has long been the standard we rely on for all kinds of connectivity with our laptops and even phones. For years, USB Type-A ports were on pretty much every laptop, until USB Type-C came around and started taking over. USB has evolved a lot over time, and most recently, USB4...

These are the best AMD Ryzen laptops in 2022

Typically, Intel processors have been much more prevalent than AMD ones, especially in laptops. Even today, many of the best laptops you can buy are powered by Intel processors. However, since introducing the Ryzen family, AMD has made great strides in becoming more popular, and more and more fantastic laptops have shown up with AMD...

These are the best 1080p webcam laptops in 2022

Over the past couple of years, the need for a great webcam has increased significantly. Many of us are now working from home, and virtual meetings have become much more common. Even spending time with family has to be done virtually sometimes, so it's more important than ever to have a great webcam. While you...

These are the best ASUS laptops you can buy in 2022

When buying a new laptop, the brand can be just as important as the advertised specs. Sure, you can have a look at the best laptops around and choose from those, but we all have preferences. Many of the best and most popular laptops are from companies like HP or Lenovo, but maybe you just...