Edgar Alvarez Barajas, Input

Edgar Alvarez Barajas


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Past articles by Edgar:

Why did a Nike VP get a pass on her son reselling sneakers? “It’s an insult.”

When Ann Hebert disclosed ties to a resell business, Nike said there was "no conflicts of interest." Former employees say the company has double standards. → Read More

Nike VP’s reseller son was reported for abusing discounts. It did nothing.

Inside the resell scandal: Sources tell Input employees at Nike are outraged over “blatant privilege” and “blind eye” to Ann Hebert’s ties to sneaker business. → Read More

'FIFA 21' and the journey of making a video game during the pandemic

Aaron McHardy, senior producer of EA Sports "FIFA," on the challenges of bringing the soccer title to life, what's new, and making the gameplay more social. → Read More

How a solar eclipse inspired Nike's futuristic, trash-filled Space Hippie sneakers

Noah Murphy-Reinhertz, the company's sustainability design lead, on creating a footwear collection made with recycled materials. → Read More

How to buy sneakers for the hypebeast in your life

It's hard enough to find gifts for your loved ones during the holidays, but hypebeasts in particular are a picky bunch. They only want the most hyped products a... → Read More

Mark Zuckerberg still won't ban 'political' ads from Facebook

Those 'political' ads spreading misinformation on Facebook aren't going away anytime soon. → Read More

Nike puts an accessibility twist on its iconic Air Jordan 1

The Air Jordan 1, which NBA legend Michael Jordan debuted in 1985, continues to be one of Nike's most popular sneakers to this day. Throughout the years, the co... → Read More

Supreme’s burner phone is a hypebeast’s dream

Here's a few things to know about trying to score Supreme products during its weekly drop: I had to wait in line for about two hours, on a cold and windy day in... → Read More

Nike opens NBA season with YouTube-themed Kevin Durant sneakers

Take a look at Kevin Durant's YouTube-themed Nike signature sneakers. → Read More

Nest WiFi's range extenders double as smart speakers

The Pixel 4 wasn't the only secret Google couldn't keep from spilling all over the internet. Another device, the Nest WiFi, has been leaked a couple of times be... → Read More

Under Armour edition of Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2 arrives today

It's been a couple of months since we found out about Under Armour's spin on Samsung's Galaxy Watch Active 2. And all we heard back at IFA 2019 was that the wea... → Read More

Facebook's new camera filter and stickers focus on mental health

In honor of World Mental Health Day, Facebook has launched a couple of features that it hopes will bring awareness to the cause and help people who may need emo... → Read More

Foot Locker wants to reinvent itself with a dedicated app for streetwear

Whenever you think of Foot Locker, what probably comes to mind are its thousands of brick-and-mortar stores, because chances are you've visited at least one in... → Read More

Adidas made a Snapchat game to drop limited, 8-bit-themed baseball cleats

You can buy Adidas' 8-bit-themed baseball cleats inside an 8-bit Snapchat game. → Read More

Instagram’s Threads is compelling, but kind of creepy

Look, I'm not one to constantly post selfies. I'd rather just take pictures of random buildings or my sneakers. But, when I do take a selfie, it's mostly just s... → Read More

Instagram's Threads is a camera app for sharing with your closest friends

If you want to get a glimpse of Mark Zuckerberg's "privacy-focused" vision for Facebook, then look no further than Instagram's new social app: Threads. This new... → Read More

Instagram makes its 'Restrict' anti-bullying tool available to everyone

Instagram is continuing to expand its anti-bullying efforts. A few months after it started testing its "Restrict" tool with a small group of users, the company... → Read More

Facebook will test hiding ‘Likes’ on its own site

Facebook is going to start hiding "Like" counts as part of a new test. → Read More

The best streaming boxes (and sticks)

We're living in an era with an abundance of things to watch on TV. Gone are the days when you had to rely on a cable or satellite box to keep up with your favor... → Read More

Twitter now lets everyone on iOS pin lists to their Home timeline

Back in July, Twitter started testing the ability for people to pin their favorite lists in its iOS app. It was a way to let users easily switch their timeline... → Read More