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.
The Morning After: CES 2018, Day 3
Featuring: the Best of CES 2018.
Netflix hid a fake biotech booth in the middle of CES
Oblivious attendees might have been the best part.
Lights out at CES 2018
Does anyone have a battery pack?
The Morning After: CES 2018, Day 1
Everything from the official first day.
SanDisk's tiny 1TB USB-C stick is the perfect smartphone upgrade
The world's smallest... prototype. For now.
Putting Alexa inside a pair of smartglasses makes a lot of sense
Mini screen inside the Vuzix's AR specs makes tiny, more useful Echo Show.
Sony Aibo first impressions: old robot dog, new tricks
D'aww! But no touching.
Sony's CES 2018 press event: We're live!
All the TVs, all the audio options. Maybe a car.
LG Display's giant rollable OLED TV is indistinguishable from magic
'But where does the TV go?'