How to replace the battery on the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5

If the battery in your ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 is looking a little worse for wear, you can replace it. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 5 is one of the most powerful laptops in the ThinkPad family, featuring 12th-generation Intel Core H-series processors and up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics. That … Read more

Best OnePlus 10T chargers, cables, and other accessories in 2022

The OnePlus 10T comes with all the essentials out of the box, but these accessories will improve your overall experience. The OnePlus 10T may not have all the bells and whistles to go against the best phones on the market, but it brings some exciting improvements to the table over the OnePlus 10 Pro. One … Read more

Games never looked so good

In the old days of gaming laptops, OEMs would sacrifice everything they could in the interest of a higher refresh rate. That meant you got washed-out colors and low resolutions just for a few extra frames. With the Razer Blade 15 OLED, you don’t have to choose anymore. The Razer Blade 15 packs a 15.6-inch, … Read more

How to use EF Core query types in ASP.NET Core 7

Entity Framework Core (EF Core for short) is a popular ORM (object-relational mapper) from Microsoft that allows you to perform CRUD operations (create, read, update, and delete) without having to know how the data is persisted in the underlying database. When working with ORMs, we often leverage models that are mapped to database tables. However, … Read more

Intro to Mitosis: The universal reactive transformer

Mitosis.js is a compiler tool that consumes a universal component syntax and outputs framework-specific code. That means you can write application functionality once and generate it to React, Svelte, or Angular, among others. What distinguishes Mitosis from other compile-time frameworks is its “write once, run anywhere” approach to compilation. Mitosis is an impressive engineering feat, … Read more

AWS simplifies data management and analytics with new services

Simplifying data management and analytics for enterprises is a big theme at this year’s AWS re:Invent conference, as Amazon announces new services and features targeted at easing extract, transform, load (ETL) processes and providing support for cataloging and searching data across organizations. AWS has released two new capabilities—Amazon Aurora zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift and … Read more

Price, specs, rumors, & more

2022 has mostly been a year of refinement for Samsung. Instead of making radical changes, the company focused on improving its products with modest, yet essential upgrades. We saw that with the Galaxy Flip 4, the Galaxy Fold 4, and even the new Galaxy Watch 5 series, which felt more iterative than innovative. The Galaxy … Read more

Where Microsoft’s open source policy went wrong

In 2001, then-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called Linux “a cancer that attaches itself in an intellectual property sense to everything it touches.” This comment was only one part of Microsoft’s anti open source campaign that began with Bill Gates’ 1976 letter, Open Letter to Hobbyists, which took aim at piracy in the hobbyist community. Over … Read more