Mat Smith

Senior Editor
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 weeks back in the UK, he's recently returned to Japan, heading up our coverage of a country that's obsessed with technology -- often in very unusual ways.

Articles by Mat Smith

06.12.16
'Mass Effect: Andromeda' promises to be bigger and more beautiful
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'Mass Effect: Andromeda' promises to be bigger and more beautiful

BioWare didn't have much to say, but it did have a pretty new trailer.

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06.08.16
Run Android on an iPhone - with some heavy engineering and caveats
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Run Android on an iPhone - with some heavy engineering and caveats

It involves strapping a tiny Android device to the back of your iPhone.

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06.07.16
​Samsung might have bendable, foldable smartphones ready for 2017
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​Samsung might have bendable, foldable smartphones ready for 2017

One device will fold 'like a cosmetic compact'. Or a flip-phone.

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06.06.16
Surprisingly efficient snail brains could help make robots smarter
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Surprisingly efficient snail brains could help make robots smarter

Snails use two brain cells to make "complex decisions"... about whether to eat or not.

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