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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04.28.17
YouTube searches for its next star with a cover competition
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YouTube searches for its next star with a cover competition

The Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato and Jason Derulo will be forced to listen to your singing.

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04.26.17
Man arrested after knocking over a 300-pound security robot
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Man arrested after knocking over a 300-pound security robot

Drunkenly attacking a connected bot with cameras wasn’t smart.

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