Richard Lai

Senior Editor; Engadget Chinese Editor-in-chief

Richard's love for gadgets was probably triggered by an electric shock at the age of five while poking his finger into power sockets for no reason. Since then he has managed to destroy a few more desktops and phones until he was sent to England for school. Somehow he ended up in London, where he had the golden opportunity to buy a then senior editor a pint of lager, and here we are.

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12.21.16
Taiwan to get first dibs on ASUS' Zenbo home robot
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Taiwan to get first dibs on ASUS' Zenbo home robot

It'll be available for ordering on January 1st, starting from about $620.

By R. Lai,   12.21.16
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12.16.16
Honor Magic tucks Huawei's latest smarts into a slab of glass
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Honor Magic tucks Huawei's latest smarts into a slab of glass

Dual-lens camera, curved display, faster charging, contextually-aware assistant and more.

By R. Lai,   12.16.16
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12.06.16
Solar beads can make some very cool lamps and flashlights
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Solar beads can make some very cool lamps and flashlights

Here's what solar power may look like in the near future.

By R. Lai,   12.06.16
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11.01.16
Xiaomi aims to be more than king of the budget smartphones
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Xiaomi aims to be more than king of the budget smartphones

It did make the world's first smartphone with a 3D curved glass back, after all.

By R. Lai,   11.01.16
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