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 moved to Japan, learned the language, earned his black belt in Judo and returned to UK, and soon joined Engadget's European team. After a few years leading Engadget's coverage from Japan, reporting on high-tech toilets and robot restaurants as Senior Editor, he now heads up our UK bureau in London.
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.
The Morning After: Water purification could lead to more electric cars
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The Morning After: 'Black Panther', modernizing old B&O speakers
The Morning After: Apple HomePod, reviewed
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