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Lenovo ThinkPad X13 (AMD) review

As you’ll see in our Lenovo ThinkPad X13 review, this laptop is a semi-customizable, somewhat rugged business-focused machine. You can choose from three tiers of AMD Ryzen chips and several different memory and storage options, starting under $1200. If you’re looking for a work laptop that can handle the load, you might find yourself a deal here.

🔗 https://www.tomsguide.com/reviews/lenovo-thinkpad-x13-amd

The 8 best local music players on Android, now that Google Play Music is dead

The demise of Google Play Music might have you thinking it’s time to go back to the old way of locally storing your favorite music. Fortunately, this is the kind of thing Android was made for, and there are so many apps available that do more than organize your library into a playlist.

🔗 https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/11/01/the-8-best-local-music-players-on-android-now-that-google-play-music-is-dead/

Clockwise #367: Sitting Here Like a Sucker

Apple event expectations, paying for cable even when we’re not, early tech adoption, and the home gear we wish were smarter.

🎧 https://www.relay.fm/clockwise/367

Friends in Your Ears #59: Florence Ion and Taranjit Athwal

Florence, Taranjit, and Kathy embark on a road trip to a land of tech, comedy, and giggles, stay with us and maybe you’ll spot the mythical creatures by the side of the road on this week’s bonus question.

🎧 https://www.theincomparable.com/fiye/59/

Parallel #35: Beta Scavenger Hunt

What’s new in Android 11 and what accessibility features have joined the ranks, even before Google’s phones got the new OS?

🎧 https://www.relay.fm/parallel/35

The best mechanical keyboards you can buy right now

The world of mechanical keyboards is vast and more than a little confusing if you’re just getting started. There are so many kinds to choose from that picking a path seems like more trouble than it’s worth. But if you narrow down what you want from a mechanical keyboard, finding the perfect one is possible.

🔗 https://gizmodo.com/the-best-mechanical-keyboards-you-can-buy-right-now-1844719700

The 13 Best New Features of Android 11

The Android 11 Beta was initially slated to launch in tandem with Google’s annual developer’s event, but the world had different plans for this year’s software update. Despite the lack of fanfare, Google has now released the first public beta for Pixel users, leaving enough time to get the kinks worked out before it drops for other Android devices later this year.

🔗 https://lifehacker.com/the-13-best-new-features-of-android-11-1844019029

The best Chromebooks for kids in 2020

Parents looking for the best Chromebooks for kids have come to the right place, as we’ve collected the top Chromebooks across multiple price-points. Chromebooks have long been heralded for their kid-friendliness and simplicity, making them a natural fit for students and classrooms. A well-stocked Chromebook can offer a full computing experience (even for older kids), with optional Linux integration as well as Android apps.

🔗 https://www.tomsguide.com/best-picks/best-chromebooks-for-kids