Mat Smith

Bureau Chief, UK

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.

Articles by Mat Smith

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01.08.18
Bragi's Project Ears is fusing wireless audio with hearing aids
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Bragi's Project Ears is fusing wireless audio with hearing aids

Personalized audio enhancement for people with hearing-related issues.

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01.08.18
Aurasens' lounger is a haven of haptic chill amidst the chaos of CES
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Aurasens' lounger is a haven of haptic chill amidst the chaos of CES

'Feel' the music through 32 points of vibro-haptic bliss.

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12.29.17
Japan's disaster alerts will work with all Android 8.1 phones
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Japan's disaster alerts will work with all Android 8.1 phones

Previously, alerts were handled by the country's major phone carriers.

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12.20.17
Samsung's Bixby assistant loses its former development chief
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Samsung's Bixby assistant loses its former development chief

The man that helped launch the voice assistant has left of his own volition.

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