Joshua Topolsky

Josh is the Editor-in-chief of Input. He's also the founder of The Outline. Previously he was the Chief Digital Content Officer at Bloomberg, the co-founder of The Verge and co-creator of Vox Media, and Editor-in-chief of Engadget. He hates schedules and likes beautiful things.
Apple responds to AG Barr over unlocking Pensacola shooter's phone: "No."
Joshua Topolsky and Raymond Wong
Apple has long maintained that giving anyone the keys to users' data or a backdoor to their phones — even for cases where terrorism or violence was involved — would compromise every user. It's standing by that position.
Breaking News
1.14.2020 2:06 AM
This is Samsung's Neon in action
Joshua Topolsky
A broken demo of the company's "artificial humans" on the show floor of CES failed to inspire or explain just what Samsung is doing with this mashup of augmented reality, advanced CGI, and artificial intelligence.
Tech
1.7.2020 10:03 PM
Samsung's Neon 'artificial humans' are here
Joshua Topolsky
The company finally lifts the curtain on life-size AI avatars that can be models, customer service reps, or your new best friend. But there are still many unanswered questions.
Breaking news
1.7.2020 7:00 AM
CES 2020
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All the news from CES 2020 in Las Vegas, from Input and beyond.
Tech
1.6.2020 4:59 PM
Sonos offers thin defense on bricking products
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A spokesperson from the company says possible future obsoletion is to blame.
Tech
12.30.2019 11:09 PM
Last minute holiday gifts for the pickiest nerd you know
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They’re tough to buy for. They also have everything. We can help.
Guides
12.23.2019 4:18 PM
eBoy made a Cybertruck poster
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Pixel art. The Cybertruck. What else do you want?
Design
12.17.2019 2:35 PM
This is Input
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The next thing, now.
Hello
12.16.2019 1:56 PM
The PlayStation Classic is now a stupidly cheap $19.99
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You’re running out of excuses to buy and hack one.
Gaming
12.15.2019 6:09 AM
‘Cyberpunk 2077’ soundtrack will feature Grimes, A$AP Rocky, Run the Jewels, and many more
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Ultraviolence and bodymods just got a killer backing track.
Gaming
12.14.2019 2:20 AM
Nintendo Switch sells 50,000 units on launch day in China
Joshua Topolsky and Ryan Houlihan
One first-party game, but lots of hacking options.
Gaming
12.11.2019 6:21 PM
Detailed hand tracking comes to the Oculus Quest
Joshua Topolsky
Your VR life is about the get a lot more interesting.
Tech
12.10.2019 2:30 PM
Gmail finally makes it easy to attach an email to... an email
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Google gets, then forwards, the message.
Tech
12.10.2019 2:11 PM
Leaked OnePlus 8 Lite renders confirm: it’s a phone
Joshua Topolsky and Raymond Wong
It’s a smartphone.
Tech
12.9.2019 1:44 PM
A new BioShock game is finally in the works
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2K announces the game and Cloud Chamber, its new studio.
Gaming
12.9.2019 1:11 PM
Apple backs away from its Crimea mapping change
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The company says it will “review” how it handles border disputes after bowing to Russian pressure.
Culture
12.2.2019 3:14 PM
The Dubai police force is getting a Cybertruck according to this PR stunt
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It'll be parked next to the Lambo, Bugatti, and Google Glass.
Culture
12.2.2019 2:06 PM
You may hate Elon Musk, but the Cybertruck is good
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Grimes' boyfriend just fucked up the auto industry again.
Design
11.22.2019 5:00 AM
Microsoft Surface Pro X review: a very confusing computer
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Who is this for? Why does this exist? Should you buy it?
Tech
11.5.2019 5:00 AM