Ian Campbell

Ian is an Associate Editor at Input. He previously worked with Input as a part-time reviews writer, and before that, embedded with The Verge’s news team as part of the inaugural class of Vox Media’s fellowship program.

Amazon is finally using the right port on the 7-inch Fire tablet

The updated Fire 7 tablet comes with USB-C, faster performance, and longer battery life for $10 more than before.

Tech

Acer’s new Predator gaming laptop has a lot in common with the 3DS

The Predator Helios 300 SpatialLabs Edition has 12th Gen Intel chips, a GeForce RTX 3080, and a — get this — glasses-free 3D display.

Tech

Jony Ive had one wacky idea for Apple's mixed reality headset

A new report details Apple's internal conflicts over its long-rumored mixed reality headset and the odd features it might ship with.

Eyes open

Uber is piloting two types of robotic food deliveries in Los Angeles

Despite abandoning its own autonomous vehicles, Uber is testing Uber Eats deliveries via robot and autonomous driving in LA.

Tech

PlayStation chief seemingly more worried about cats than reproductive rights

PlayStation president Jim Ryan reportedly called for employees to "respect differences of opinion" on abortion before diving into anecdotes about cats.

Really?

How to install Android 13 beta on your phone right now

The changes that come with Android 13 are fairly minor so far, but at least it's easy to install.

Google I/O 2022

Mark Zuckerberg plays Pokémon-like AR game using Cambria headset

Mark Zuckerberg showed off one of the big improvements of Meta's next headset: full-color video passthrough.

Face Laptop

Google’s pitch for AR glasses: live, universal translation

In a short demo video at its developer conference, Google showed off prototype AR glasses with live Google Translate built-in.

Google I/O 2022

Google adds 'Cliffs Notes' to Docs because who has time to read anymore?

The company will automatically summarize long documents and chats if you don't have time to read them.

Google I/O 2022

Google previews Pixel Tablet, says it cares about tablets again

The tech giant teased a new Pixel Tablet at Google I/O 2022 that's supposed to be a "perfect companion" to your Pixel phone. But it's not coming until 2023.

Google I/O 2022

Google shows off Pixel Watch that’s not coming until the fall

The company’s answer to the Apple Watch is round, coming this fall, and deeply integrated with Fitbit.

Google I/O 2022

Apple is done with the iPod, like really done

Apple has announced it's discontinuing the iPod touch, effectively ending the company’s line of iPod music players after 20 years.

RIP

Asus’ new Vivobook Slates are a pop art explosion

The company is releasing two versions of its Surface Pro-inspired Vivobook 13 Slate OLED laptop with some absolutely ridiculous designs from artists Steve Harrington and Philip Colbert.

Design

Motorola's next phone might be a rollable, common sense be damned

The new phone, codenamed "Felix," reportedly unrolls like a scroll and runs Android 12. It’s sounds too goofy as hell — if it ever gets made.

Behold!

Let’s just put shoulder straps on all gadgets now

The Soundcore Motion Boom Plus and Snap's new Pixy drone have one thing in common: a shoulder strap.

Strapped

Please, can Mark Zuckerberg show you his wristband?

The CEO took to Milan to show off Meta's future AR glasses controller to the executives of Italian eyeglasses brand EssilorLuxottica.

Tech

HP's possibly perfect Chromebook is going to cost me an arm and a leg

The HP Elite Dragonfly Chromebook is coming out this summer for the not insignificant price of $1,149. But it sure seems worth it.

Tech

Ford's new ad makes fun of Elon Musk and his little rockets

Following the launch of the F-150 Lightning, Ford is coming out hard against its EV competition.

Tech

Acer's new Chromebook Spin 514 comes with AMD Ryzen 5000 chips

The $579 Chromebook Spin 514 is available to order today with AMD Ryzen 5000 C-series processors and up to 16GB of RAM.

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14 no-brainer Mother's Day gifts that are worth the money

Unless you're a horrible human being, who forgot Mother's Day is on Sunday.

Mother's Day 2022