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.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5: Release date, specs, and everything you need to know

At this year's MWC, Lenovo introduced the latest iteration of the ThinkPad X1 Extreme, which is now up to Gen 5. This is one of Lenovo's best ThinkPads, geared towards business professionals who need top-tier performance for things like 3D rendering and video editing. It's also great if you want a machine that can do...

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

Lenovo recently announced the ThinkPad X13s, the first ThinkPad ever to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Indeed, while Qualcomm has been making chips for PCs for a few years now, they haven't truly caught on. The initial release of the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 1 was quite good, but only a handful of devices used it,...

These are the best HP laptops under $500

HP is one of the leading global laptop manufacturers catering to a wide range of audiences, including enterprise users, gamers, mainstream consumers, as well as creative professionals. At the same time, the company has a good range of laptops that can keep up with your daily needs without costing thousands of dollars. To help you...

What colors is the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2022) available in?

For 2022, Dell has significantly shaken up the XPS 13 lineup, which is home to some of the best Dell laptops overall. There's now a Dell XPS 13 Plus, the standard XPS 13 has a whole new design, and the new XPS 13 2-in-1 is even a completely different form factor. Now, it's a tablet...

Can I upgrade the RAM and storage in the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2022)?

With the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 for 2022, the company has made some radical changes to the design and even the form factor of the device. Now, it's a tablet with a detachable keyboard, which is sold separately, instead of having a 360-degree hinge. This design comes with some benefits, like extra portability and 5G...

Does the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2022) run Linux? Can you install it?

The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 for 2022 changes a lot from previous iterations of this device, but it's bound to be one of the best Windows tablets around. Yes, it's a tablet now instead of a convertible, but the premium quality you've come to expect of the XPS family is still here. But what if...

Which ports are on the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2022)?

The Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 for 2022 comes with some big design changes, and it's now the thinnest laptop yet in the XPS family. That's because it's not actually a typical laptop, and instead, it's a tablet with an optional detachable keyboard. This form factor does allow for a more compact design, but it often...

Best docking stations for the Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2022)

The 2022 Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 is the thinnest XPS laptop ever, and that means there's not as much room for ports as there used to be. To be fair, previous XPS 13 models didn't have an abundance of ports, either. Regardless, being limited to just two Thunderbolt 4 ports out of the box means...

Plugable USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station review: Three displays without Thunderbolt

Until recently, I had never used a docking station before, but when Plugable reached out to me to offer the USB-C Triple 4K Display Docking Station (UD-ULTC4K for short) for review, I was intrigued. This is a revised version of the previous dock with the same name, but it's no minor refresh. This new model...

One-Netbook T1 Review: A cheaper Surface Pro in every sense of the word

The Windows 11 tablet market isn't exactly crowded, and most of the options that do exist are either budget entry-level options or premium flagships like the Surface Pro 8. One-Netbook, the company behind the One Xplayer Mini we reviewed a few months ago, wants to offer a high-end experience for a more reasonable price with...

These are the best Acer laptops to buy in 2022

When looking for the best laptops to buy, a few brands will constantly show up on various lists. Companies like HP, Dell, and Acer all make fantastic devices, and thus, they're almost always at the top of our recommendations. Usually, though, those lists all have devices from different brands, so if you have one brand...

You’ll soon be able to install major Windows 11 updates during setup

Microsoft is rolling out a new cumulative update for the original release of Windows 11 to Windows Insiders enrolled in the Release Preview channel. This update brings the OS to build number 22000.829, and the highlight here is that you'll soon be able to install new major updates for Windows 11 during the initial setup...