Jackson Chen

Jackson Chen is a part-time News Writer for Inverse covering consumer tech topics including cameras, electric vehicles, outdoor tech, and more. While the latest Leica or Tesla is always exciting, it’s the weird and wonderful consumer tech products like a portable microwave or a keyboard with an interactive screen that keeps him coming back.

Before Inverse, he was writing about digital privacy, real estate, and local news as a freelance journalist. Before venturing into freelance work, Jackson had his byline in Real Estate Weekly, DNAinfo, and Manhattan Express. His bylines can also be seen in Brooklyn Paper and City Limits. Jackson earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism from State University of New York College at Purchase.

When not working, Jackson can usually be found falling at the skatepark, falling at the climbing gym, or falling asleep regardless of location. When he’s feeling real adventurous on the weekends, he can be found on cliffsides shooting photos or actually climbing.

E-bikes

This Cargo E-Bike Has An Impressive Range That Can Outlast Some EVs

Plus, it’s made for off-roading.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds

This Leaked Gaming Handheld Has a Square Screen That’s Perfect for Game Boy Games

No more black bars on the side of your screen.

ByJackson Chen
Tesla

Tesla’s Wade Mode Can Actually Help the Cybertruck Swim

Any damage done driving in Wade Mode is on you.

ByJackson Chen
Handhelds

This PlayStation Portal Mod Turns Sony’s Streaming Device Into a Real Gaming Handheld

It's not just an extension of your PS5 anymore.

ByJackson Chen
EVs

Ford’s Push for Affordable EVs Could Give Us the Compact Electric Car We Deserve

It’s hard out there for anyone who wants an EV but doesn’t want an SUV or truck.

ByJackson Chen
Quest 3

This Quest 3 Mod Gives Your Headset One of the Vision Pro’s Biggest Perks

Apple Vision Pro's best accessory now works with the Quest 3.

ByJackson Chen
Laptops

Dell Thinks Your Next Laptop Should Have an Invisible Trackpad

It may take some getting used to with Dell's haptic touchpads.

ByJackson Chen
Quest 3

The Vision Pro Is Proof That the Quest 3 Needs a Major UI Refresh

Meta is currently reworking its UI according to Meta’s CTO Andrew Bosworth.

ByJackson Chen
EVs

This Beastly Electric Truck Has More Horsepower Than the Hummer EV

This thing packs 1,000 horsepower in a street-legal package.

ByJackson Chen
Apple

3 Ways Apple Vision Pro Owners Are Modding Their Headsets For Comfort

These modders take comfort very seriously.

ByJackson Chen
Apple

This Decapitated MacBook Keyboard is the Bizarre Upgrade Your Vision Pro Needs

A truly unhinged mod for Apple's headset.

ByJackson Chen
E-bikes

This Super Tiny E-Bike Just Got a Huge Range Upgrade

Thanks to the RangeBuster Battery.

ByJackson Chen
EVs

This Sci-Fi EV Concept Uses Wireless Charging For ‘Unlimited Range’

That all depends on when we get wireless charging roads, though.

ByJackson Chen
Tesla

The Cybertruck’s Steel Body May Have Rust Issues

Time to bust out the Bar Keepers Friend.

ByJackson Chen
EVs

The Equinox Will Be Chevy’s Most Affordable EV Yet

That is until the Chevy Bolt makes its anticipated return next year.

ByJackson Chen
Gaming

These NES-Inspired Controllers Will Never Get Stick Drift

We’ve come so far in controller design since the original NES.

ByJackson Chen
EVs

This Electric Pickup Can Haul Things As Fast as the Cybertruck — And It’s a Lot More Affordable

China is getting this budget-friendly Cybertruck alternative first.

ByJackson Chen
EVs

How Ford Could Beat Tesla in the Race To Bring Affordable EVs to the U.S.

Coming in hot on the heels of Tesla.

ByJackson Chen
Laptops

This Leaked Transparent Laptop Looks Like an Impractical, Sci-Fi Dream

See-through displays have made their way to laptops.

ByJackson Chen
Scooters

This Electric Scooter Can Keep Up With a Car but Is Still Light Enough To Carry

The perfect combination of power and portability.

ByJackson Chen