Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica

Valentina Palladino

Ars Technica

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Valentina:

Guidemaster: The best portable SSDs you can buy right now

Which portable SSDs are worth your time and money? We tested a bunch to find out. → Read More

Logitech debuts $169 StreamCam: A streamer-focused, USB-C webcam

Designed for those who want to make and stream videos online. → Read More

15 co-op games to play with your partner this Valentine’s Day

We pick a few games to enjoy with another, whether they're a newbie or hardcore. → Read More

Roku Smart Soundbars can now be used to make surround sound systems

Now you can connect multiple Roku speakers to create a more robust audio system. → Read More

HP Spectre x360 13 review: A high-end two-in-one that’s hard to beat

There wasn't a lot to fix, so HP added a few features to make this convertible even better. → Read More

Dell’s new Concept UFO puts PC gaming on a Nintendo Switch-like device

Details are slim, but the working model we tried out was surprisingly impressive. → Read More

Lenovo enters the foldable PC space with new ThinkPad X1 Fold

Plus a new, dual-screen ThinkBook with an E-Ink panel on the cover. → Read More

HP updates Elite Dragonfly laptop with 10th-gen Intel processors, Tile integration

Plus a new display and new graphics for an updated HP Spectre x360 15. → Read More

Samsung’s new Galaxy Book Flex Alpha has QLED display, costs just $829

It's the fourth Galaxy Book laptop. → Read More

Dell updates popular XPS 13 laptop with 16:10 screen, IR camera

And new Latitude laptops may entice business users. → Read More

Ars To-Be-Read: Five books we’re most excited to read in 2020

Start 2020 off right by reading these intriguing sci-fi, fantasy, and nonfiction books. → Read More

Guidemaster: Nine gift ideas for the tech enthusiast in your life

The last of our holiday gift guides is all about high-end and enthusiast tech. → Read More

Amazon unleashes a bunch of new Echo devices, including glasses and a ring

Plus Echo Buds, $129 wireless AirPods competitors with Bose noise reduction. → Read More

Apple Watch Series 5 review: A better, more independent timepiece

An always-on display finally comes to the Apple Watch, but watchOS 6 steals the show. → Read More

Roku updates $29 Express and $99 Ultra players, adds new discovery tools to OS

New shortcut buttons and Roku Zones make it easier to find and access content. → Read More

HP debuts Elitebook Dragonfly 2-in-1 with ultra-light chassis, 24-hour battery life

Mixing privacy and security features with Ultrabook style—starting at $1,599. → Read More

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine

Lenovo promised 18 hours of battery life, and it delivered with this $1,462 notebook. → Read More

Fitbit Versa 2 review: A solid replacement, but not totally remade

Those buying a $200 Versa 2 this year will see their money go further. → Read More

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks

The Chrome OS landscape is vast—Ars is here to help you navigate it. → Read More

Lenovo Thinkbook 13s review: ThinkPad influences at a great price

Almost anyone can appreciate this solid Windows laptop that starts at under $750. → Read More