James Pero

James is Inverse’s Senior Editor and spends his time crafting stories with words and lots of pretty pictures. Sometimes, he also reviews viral internet things you probably shouldn’t buy — and some that you should! When he’s not at work, staring intensely into a glowing rectangle (computer monitor), he can be found at home, staring into a separate, more enjoyable, glowing rectangle (the TV). Send him a line if you want to argue intensely about chicken wings.


One of this year's hottest EV companies will tackle electric bikes

Polestar has plans to build its own e-bike with the help of Allebike.


Tesla Semi just hit a huge milestone that proves it's ready to hit the road

According to Tesla, the Semi successfully hauled a full cargo load 500 miles.

fast cash

The Xbox 360 gamepad is back with USB-C for PC and new consoles

Relive the glory days of playing Halo 2 in your parent's basement.

Gift Guides 2022

36 must-have tech gifts that are actually worth the money

No poring over spec sheets; no additional Googling; no wrong choices.


This convertible EV might be the prettiest car you can’t buy

The Genesis X is a stunning concept with no official release date.


Toyota's 2023 Prius Prime is its best hybrid — but also potentially its last

The 2023 Prius Prime is a fine vehicle, but in a world where EV charging infrastructure is adequate, hybrid cars could lose their appeal.


Alexa Voice Remote Pro review: your couch cushions don’t stand a chance

Pro features might make Amazon's new Alexa-enabled remote worth the buy for some.


This supercar just shattered an EV speed record

Electric cars aren't just about being eco-friendly anymore.


Porsche's racing EV balances sustainability with blistering speed

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance proves EVs can be as high-performance as their petrol counterparts.

Wink, Wink

This EV company’s big plan is to make Americans love tiny cars

Wink thinks its cute Neighborhood Electric Vehicles could help reduce the carbon footprint of your daily travel and carve out room for small EVs in the U.S.

Cool beans

Nothing Ear Stick review: A level of cool AirPods can’t touch

Nothing's non-ANC wireless earbuds solidify the company's place as a creator of Cool.

First look

Nothing Ear Stick — in pictures

Nothing is back with a sequel to its Ear 1 buds, and the aesthetic is as splashy as ever.


How to buy the perfect e-scooter in 4 simple steps

Range, speed, and price aren't the only things to keep in mind when buying an electric scooter.


Everything you need to know about the next-gen Apple TV 4K

Apple's third-generation Apple TV 4K streaming box comes with a more powerful A15 Bionic chip and support for Dolby Vision.

safety first

4 simple tricks to stop thieves from stealing your e-bike

Electric bikes are great. Having them stolen is not. These are the locks, chains, alarms, and brands you need to make sure your beloved bike stays safe.

hands on

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 — in pictures

With Arm chips, a brand new slate of colors, and a 120Hz display, Microsoft's Surface Pro 9 is a solid upgrade.

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The 4 biggest takeaways from Meta's Quest Pro event

Meta's Connect event offered a deluge of updates to its Quest headset, VR games, and work apps.