Jackson Chen

Jackson Chen is a part-time News Writer for Input covering consumer tech. Prior to joining Input, he covered digital privacy, real estate, and local news as a freelancer. When’s he not working, he’s usually at the skatepark, climbing gym or playing board games.

HP’s upgraded laptops are built to take the heat of hardcore gaming sessions

The new Omen 16 and Victus 15 both have redesigned thermals to improve airflow and reduce temps while gaming.

Tech

Asus’s wild new Evangelion collab lets you anime your whole PC setup

We initially thought the collab was a few pieces of hardware, but it turns out Asus is releasing Evangelion-themed computer peripherals and clothing.

Design

Leaks show DJI wants to conquer the indoor FPV drone market too

Corroborating information from two reputable drone leakers say that DJI has an indoor FPV drone in the works.

Tech

Arcimoto’s super-fast electric delivery vehicles are coming to New York

The electric vehicle maker is partnering with delivery vehicle rental service JOCO to pilot its Deliverator EV in New York City.

Tech

LG gets extra weird with 360-degree folding phone display concept

The OLED touchscreen display can fully close in either direction and can survive 200,000 folds.

Tech

Aura Strap 2 adds body fat, muscle, and water-tracking to Apple Watches

The sensors built right into the Aura Strap 2 add a wealth of body-tracking information that you can’t with the Apple Watch’s default Fitness app.

Tech

EcoFlow’s portable AC makes summer camping suck less

The EcoFlow Wave portable air conditioner blasts 4,000BTU into your tent, RV, or car, and can run up to eight hours in its timed mode.

Tech

Teenage Engineering packed 100 features into its $2,000 synthesizer

The OP-1 Field follows up on its popular portable synth from 2011, but upgraded with a ton of modern features.

Tech

Sony's Xperia 1 IV has camera features other phones can only dream of

The latest Android phone from Sony can handle serious photography, live streaming, and heavy 3D gaming. But is it worth $1,600?

Tech

Reliable Apple leaker says iPhone 15 will ditch Lightning port for USB-C

A report says that Apple will abandon Lightning for USB-C for its iPhone coming out in 2023. This is what everyone wants, right?

Tech

Google’s Pixel Buds Pro look like a respectable AirPods Pro alternative

The Pixel Buds Pro will have active noise cancellation and transparency mode, and Google is planning to add spatial audio support later this year.

Google I/O 2022

Leaked Galaxy Z Fold 4 renders show a slimmer camera bump

Some high-quality renders from OnLeaks reveal an updated rear camera design and a possibly new hinge for Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold 4.

Tech

Lenovo jams RGB lighting inside vents of refreshed Legion 7i

Lenovo's Legion 7 gaming laptops has four new options that each cater to a different type of user. And it's all over the top.

Gaming

This fan-made Pikachu wirelessly charges iPhones with its MagSafe cheek

YouTuber Clay Yoshirin Pokémon Clay Art fashioned a MagSafe charger into an adorable nuzzling Pikachu sculpture — it’s truly a work of art.

Tech

DJI’s Mini 3 Pro 3 has the Mavic 3’s class-leading obstacle avoidance

No more crashing! The new 249-gram drone might just be DJI’s best beginner’s drone yet.

Tech

After 3 years, Apple might finally release AirPods Pro 2

The second-gen ANC wireless earbuds could launch alongside new colors for Apple’s over-ear AirPods Max ANC headphones.

Tech

Super73’s collab with Topgolf is the perfect e-bike for your dad

This e-bike can easily switch between being your daily commuter and your golf caddy with its golf bag carrier, golf-ball shaped speaker, and cooler.

Tech

C3strom’s Astro looks like a motorcycle but rides like an electric bike

The company's first two models are e-bikes with a more serious moto design and can top out at 32 mph.

Tech

Microsoft teamed up with Volkswagen to use its HoloLens 2 for AR in cars

The two companies have partnered to get the mixed-reality headset to work inside a moving vehicle.

Tech

Ayaneo's Air handheld is an OLED Steam Deck without all the chonk

The company teased its latest handheld gaming device that emphasizes a slim, lightweight profile and features an OLED screen.

Tech