Ian Carlos Campbell

Ian Carlos Campbell is an Associate Editor at Inverse, working with the Gear team. He writes on VR, AR, and mobile technology, including reviews for flagship smartphones like Google’s Pixel 7 Pro and cutting-edge VR headsets like Meta’s Quest Pro.

Previously, Ian was an Associate Editor at Input writing reviews and editing guides, and before that, he was embedded with The Verge’s news team as part of the inaugural class of Vox Media’s fellowship program. Ian received a BA in Screenwriting from Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts.

His other passions include: obsessively keeping up with the latest film and TV releases, playing and thinking critically about video games, and spending an unfortunate amount of time on Twitter.


LG's New TV Is So Portable It's a Briefcase

The screen on the LG StandbyME Go even rotates for TikToks.


The Quest 2 Is Getting a Price Cut and a Big Performance Boost

There's a Quest 3 on the way, but don't count the Quest 2 out.


The Quest’s Gaming Future Is All About Blockbuster Titles

New titles cover everything from Stranger Things to Assassin's Creed.


Meta’s Quest 3 Is Finally Official and It Looks Fantastic

We’ve seen leaks, teases, and even hands-ons, but now Meta's going on the record.


The Absolute Best Gear for Shooting Your First Short Film

Everything you’ll need, from screenwriting software to lights.


Meta’s Quest 3 Is Shaping Up To Be a Major Leap for VR

We could have another VR hit on our hands.


I Spent 2 Weeks Caring for an AR Pet and It Was Cuter Than I Expected

The creators of Pokémon Go have made an AR app that could be the start of something bigger.


Nothing’s Phone 2 Is One-Upping the iPhone in One Key Spec

The Android upstart is launching soon and with an essential quality-of-life improvement.


PlayStation Reveals Handheld That Links To Your PS5 Over Wi-Fi

Access your PS5 games via Remote Play anywhere with Wi-Fi.


How iOS 17 Will Change Your iPhone's Lock Screen (Again)

We're talking more than just widgets.


Windows 11's New AI Is a Chance to Fix One of Microsoft's Biggest Flops

First, chatbots came for Bing, then Microsoft Office, and now Windows itself.


The iPhone 16 Pro’s Nearly 7-Inch Screen Might Be Too Tall

We have to stop making phones so tall.


After Three Updates, Amazon's Kindle Scribe Is Now Worth Buying

Amazon’s addressed almost everything that was missing with software updates.

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Upgrading My Modular Laptop Was Not the Nightmare I Expected It To Be

All I needed to make my Framework Laptop “new” was a screwdriver — and a ton of patience.


This Futuristic Laptop Replaces Your Screen with a Pair of Glasses

Sightful's SpaceTop is "the world's first augmented reality laptop."


Razer's Nommo V2 Pro Speakers Are About Vibes As Much As Sound

Now they have lights that adapt to what you're watching or playing.


Beats’ Translucent Studio Buds+ Are a Nod to Apple’s Most Iconic iMac

For $169, the headphones have better active noise cancellation and a sleek new design.


The $40 Echo Pop is Amazon's Cheapest Smart Speaker Yet

Amazon also has an updated Echo Show 5 smart display speaker.


Amazon’s Echo Buds Just Got a Massive Redesign and Price Cut

The new $49.99 Echo Buds look a lot like AirPods.


Sorry, I Like Thick Phones

Thin phones had their moment, but there are more benefits to thicker ones.