Alex Cranz

Senior Consumer Tech Editor. Trained her dog to do fist bumps. Once wrote for Lifetime. Tips encouraged via Secure Drop, Proton Mail, or DM for Signal.

  • Microsoft Surface Go Review: The Perfect Laptop

    $839 is a lot of money… unless you’re talking computers. Any computer you buy for that little is firmly a “budget” PC, as far as the people making them are concerned. They’re not impressive, or especially fast, or pretty. They’re purely functional – the Ford Fiesta of computers. The sheer mediocrity of the sub-$900 range…

  • Dear Apple: Please Kill The MacBook Air

    Word on the street is that Apple plans to release a new Macbook Air this year. If it’s anything like the current MacBook Air, it’s going to be one of the worst bang-for-buck laptops on the market. Apple, please. You need to stop.