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.

You can now buy Apple’s Magic Keyboard with Touch ID for M1 Macs

Apple launched the 24-inch iMac earlier this year, and with it came a handful of new peripherals. It came with a new charger, plus a new color-matched mouse, trackpad, and keyboard. The Magic Keyboard got another substantial update, though: the addition of Touch ID. The problem is you couldn't buy that new Magic Keyboard unless...

These are the best places to buy a refurbished MacBook Air

The latest MacBook Air is still one of the best laptops you can buy today. Mac computers are very different from the best Windows laptops out there, but that's not a bad thing. Being powered by macOS makes it easier to understand for many users, and it's one of the best laptops you can get...

Windows 365 is now available, starting at $20 per user per month

Windows 365, Microsoft's Cloud PC subscription service, is available for businesses starting today. If you haven't heard, Windows 365 is a new subscription that lets users create virtual PCs in the cloud. This makes those PCs available to use on all kinds of devices, wherever the user is. It's only meant for companies, so you...

How to install Hyper-V on Windows 11 Home

Every major release of Windows comes in a few different editions, or SKUs, which have different features. The upcoming Windows 11 is no different, and we already know it'll come in editions like Home, Pro, and more. One of the big features that's usually exclusive to Pro editions of Windows is Hyper-V, but with some...

What’s the difference between Windows 11 and Windows 365?

Recently, Microsoft made two major Windows announcements. On June 24th, the company announced Windows 11, and earlier this month, we heard about Windows 365. Windows 10 was supposed to be the last version of Windows, and all of a sudden, we're getting two new ones? Not exactly. In this guide, we'll walk you through the...

These are some of the best laptops you can buy for seniors in August 2021

If you’re looking to buy a new laptop for your elderly parents or grandparents, it's important to consider a few factors before making your choice. There are some fantastic laptops out there, but that doesn't mean they're all the greatest choice for older users. Finding the best laptop for seniors is a bit more tricky...

These are the best cases for the 15-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

Microsoft makes some great premium PCs, and its Surface family is one of the well-known brands out there. They're all great laptops and worthy of competing with the best laptops on the market. Among the Surface line, the Surface Laptop 4 is one of the best PCs you can buy right now, featuring the latest...

The best laptops for students: HP, Surface, MacBook, and more!

Summer break always seems to end much more quickly than we'd like it to. Just like that, we're approaching back-to-school season once again, and that often means it's time for a new PC. As learning becomes increasingly reliant on technology, it's essential for students to have a good laptop. That's even more true after a...

GeForce RTX 3090 GPUs are breaking while playing Amazon’s New World [Updated]

Amazon has been trying to break into gaming with some in-house efforts over the past couple of years. However, the company hasn't been too successful. Last year, it released Crucible after six years of development, and shortly after release, it sent the game back into the beta phase before ultimately canceling it altogether. But that's not...

Here are the best replacement chargers for the Microsoft Surface Laptop 4

The Surface Laptop 4 is currently one of Microsoft's best Surface PCs. It has a traditional laptop form factor, but it comes with touchscreen support and a premium design you can't really find anywhere else. It also comes with top-tier performance thanks to its high-end specs. But even high-end products can have problems, and you...

These are the best replacement chargers for the Surface Pro 7

The Surface Pro 7 is an excellent premium laptop, with a detachable design and high-end performance. It's one of the best laptops you can buy today, but that doesn't mean it's completely safe from problems. Sometimes things just stop working after a while, and that can include the charger that came with your Surface Pro...

Microsoft Store for Business and Education is being retired on Windows 11

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft Store for Business and Education would no longer be able to distribute paid apps after April 14, 2021. It seemed like Microsoft was getting ready to kill off the enterprise versions of the Microsoft Store, and now we have confirmation. Today, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft Store...