Mat once failed an audition to be the Milkybar Kid, an advert creation that pushed white chocolate on gluttonous British children. Two decades later, having repressed that early rejection, he completed a three-year teaching stint in Japan with help from world-class internet and a raft of bizarre DS titles. After a few years heading up Engadget's coverage from Japan, covering high-tech toilets and robot restaurants, he heads up our UK bureau in London.
The Morning After: Friday, May 26th 2017
The ‘Monster Hunter’ series is coming to Nintendo's Switch
If you're into giant swords-that-are-guns and dive rolls.
IFTTT's free 'maker' tier lets anyone create and share applets
No more developer costs, more stupidly awesome connected shortcuts.
Netflix cancels Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Get Down’
Its most expensive original series won’t be extended.
The Morning After: Thursday, May 25th 2017
Comcast tries to shut down pro-net neutrality site
Fight for the Future received a cease-and-desist notice for the "confusingly similar" Comcastroturf.com.
Instagram helps you hide unwanted photos instead of deleting them
Archive those pictures you want to #deletelater.
The Morning After: Tuesday, May 23rd 2017
Welcome to Tomorrow.
Google’s AlphaGo AI defeats the world’s best human Go player
But, boy, it was close.