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. He 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.

Articles by Richard Lai

06.20.18
TouchPal built an AI for its alternative Android keyboard
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TouchPal built an AI for its alternative Android keyboard

'Talia' offers smart replies, GIF prediction, weather forecast and restaurant recommendations.

By R. Lai,   06.20.18
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06.06.18
This mesh WiFi router can track motion to protect your family
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This mesh WiFi router can track motion to protect your family

Origin Wireless shows off its camera-free detection trick at Computex.

By R. Lai,   06.06.18
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06.04.18
ASUS ROG's ridiculously high-spec gaming phone was made for 'PUBG'
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ASUS ROG's ridiculously high-spec gaming phone was made for 'PUBG'

The ultrasonic trigger buttons and a clip-on cooling fan are just two of the many gamer-baiting features here.

By R. Lai,   06.04.18
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05.31.18
Xiaomi's transparent Mi 8 also does 3D face unlock
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Xiaomi's transparent Mi 8 also does 3D face unlock

There's also a transparent edition with an in-display fingerprint reader.

By R. Lai,   05.31.18
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