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.
Postmodern dining with the Japanese art of useless gadgets
Yo Sushi reintroduces the UK to 'chindogu'.
Mickey and Minnie AR Emoji arrive in time for Galaxy S9 launch
'Frozen' and 'The Incredibles' are coming later.
Testing LG V30S ThinQ's hit-or-miss camera tricks
LG's interim 'creators' phone isn't a huge leap forward, but it's not without its charms.
The chaos of unlocking your phone in 2018
Fingerprints, voices, faces, eyes, double fingerprints.
Amazon made an escape room powered by Alexa
'Alexa, where's the key?'
Huawei made a Porsche slightly autonomous with a smartphone
But the company's not getting into cars or anything.
The Morning After: This is the Samsung Galaxy S9
The world's biggest phone show kicks off in a big way
Samsung Galaxy S9: What to expect from Unpacked 2018
Rumors, leaks and hopefully no lies.
The Morning After: Spotify plots its own smart speaker
No, after you.