Konrad Krawczyk

Konrad Krawczyk

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Konrad covers desktops, laptops, tablets, sports tech and subjects in between for Digital Trends. Prior to joining DT, he wrote for Major League Baseball, Newsweek, Computer Shopper and other publications. When he's not writing or wishing for a Pink Floyd reunion, Konrad is biking, hiking and lamenting the fact that he's a Mets fan. Konrad lives in Queens with his pet bird, Mr. Chicken.

Like your favorite jeans after a wash, Windows 10 feels fresh but familiar

With Windows 10, Microsoft returns to the safety of the familiar desktop while embracing the few things it did right with Windows 8 in an attempt to give users the best of both worlds. But this fusion recipe could still use some tweaking.

Computing

Mess with your Gmail profile mugshot in just a few simple steps with this guide

Switching up your Gmail account pic may be necessary, especially if you just got a brand new makeover. Pulling it off isn't the simplest thing to do, however. We show you what to do with this guide.

Computing

Hey you kids, shut off that racket: How to turn off IM notification sounds in Google Hangouts

You might not know it, but that sound you hear every time you get a message in Google Hangouts can be turned off. Here's how.

Computing

Lenovo's Yoga 3 Pro bends over backward to stand out, ends up falling over itself

The slimmed-down Yoga 3 Pro invests too much in some areas, and neglects others, leading to an unbalanced system.

  • Pros: Beautiful, super sharp display , Thinner and lighter than…
  • Cons: Weak CPU and GPU performance , Mediocre battery life…

Laptop holiday gift guide

It’s a pretty safe bet that at least one of the folks you have to shop for this holiday season is in need of a laptop. But a laptop is no Furby. If you’re going to be the generous soul to step up and deliver, you had better make sure you’re getting the…

Buying Guides

Lenovo longevity roll call: Which of its laptops boast the best battery life?

These five Lenovo notebooks have the longest lasting batteries. Learn more here.

Computing

Acer reveals the Switch 12, a fanless 2 in 1 with a sweet detachable keyboard

Acer just announced the third new Switch detachable laptop this year. Learn more about what the Switch 12 offers here.

Computing

Take back control of your keystrokes: How to disable autocorrect in OS X Yosemite

Nothing is more annoying than when a computer thinks it knows what you want to type, when it doesn't have the slightest clue. Take that power back from OS X with this guide.

Computing

Which laptops have the lengthiest battery life of them all?

Whether it's a gaming laptop, or an Ultrabook, your notebook is useless if it don't has any juice. Here are the laptops that last the longest on a charge.

Computing

Dropbox deletion project: How to permanently get rid of stuff

Deleting stuff in Dropbox isn't exactly straightforward. Here's how to properly do it and clear up some space in your account in the process.

Computing

The first laptop with clicky mechanical keys will make everyone at Starbucks hate you

Mechanical keyboards are often preferred by gamers for their increased accuracy, but they haven't been available on gaming laptops. MSI is changing that with the GT80 TItan.

Computing

What’s next for the Sprout? From 3D printing to accessories, HP explains

We got to speak with Steve Smith, who is the Director of Research and Development for the team in charge of the Sprout by HP, which was just revealed today. Steve gave us a clear glimpse at what he and HP have in store for the Sprout.

Computing

Hands on: HP’s Sprout wants to be your 3D creation station

HP’s Sprout is an ambitious desktop PC with a built-in 3D scanner and touch mat, which make it more intuitive to create and design on your desktop.

Computing

A desktop for Dali: Meet HP’s wildly innovative Sprout

HP's Sprout computer is an amalgamation of different cutting-edge technologies, and could alter the way users make anything. The system is part of a new 3D creation and printing ecosystem that includes a new 3D printing technology.

Computing

Turbocharge your laptop with a desktop GPU? Now Alienware makes a box for that

Beef up your Alienware notebook with the Graphics Amplifier, a beastly box that lets you upgrade one of the firm's gaming laptops with a desktop graphics card.

Computing