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

03.06.20
Oppo's first Android smartwatch borrows a lot from Apple
03.06.20

Oppo's first Android smartwatch borrows a lot from Apple

'Opple Watch.'

By R. Lai,   03.06.20
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03.06.20
Oppo's Find X2 Pro is a huge, high-spec phone to rival the Galaxy S20 Ultra
03.06.20

Oppo's Find X2 Pro is a huge, high-spec phone to rival the Galaxy S20 Ultra

It's got 5G, a 120Hz display and a camera capable of 10x hybrid zoom.

By R. Lai,   03.06.20
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02.28.20
Vivo’s new concept phone comes with a 'gimbal camera'
02.28.20

Vivo’s new concept phone comes with a 'gimbal camera'

The APEX 2020 also has a 7.5x optical zoom camera and 60W fast wireless charging.

By R. Lai,   02.28.20
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02.24.20
Realme's X50 Pro is a cheaper 5G flagship with super-fast charging
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02.24.20

Realme's X50 Pro is a cheaper 5G flagship with super-fast charging

It offers a silky smooth 90Hz AMOLED screen, too.

By R. Lai,   02.24.20
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02.20.20
HTC's Project Proton is a preview of its next-gen VR headsets
02.20.20

HTC's Project Proton is a preview of its next-gen VR headsets

Both headsets are said to feel very much like 'normal glasses.'

By R. Lai,   02.20.20
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02.19.20
HTC's expanded Vive Cosmos family may help lure more VR users
02.19.20

HTC's expanded Vive Cosmos family may help lure more VR users

You can start with the cheaper Cosmos Play and swap faceplates later.

By R. Lai,   02.19.20
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01.10.20
Ubtech's updated Walker robot does 'yoga' and pours drinks
01.10.20

Ubtech's updated Walker robot does 'yoga' and pours drinks

New software lets it walk more quickly and lift more weight with stronger balance.

By R. Lai,   01.10.20
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01.08.20
V-Coptr Falcon is a bi-copter drone with a 50-minute flight time
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01.08.20

V-Coptr Falcon is a bi-copter drone with a 50-minute flight time

That's nearly twice as long as most other consumer drones'.

By R. Lai,   01.08.20
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01.07.20
Razer's Kishi gamepad plugs into your phone for minimal latency
01.07.20

Razer's Kishi gamepad plugs into your phone for minimal latency

That's one less lame excuse when you lose a game.

By R. Lai,   01.07.20
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05.14.19
HP's Omen X 2S is a dual-screen gaming laptop
05.14.19

HP's Omen X 2S is a dual-screen gaming laptop

You can even use the small screen to zoom in on your aim, you cheater.

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11.08.18
HTC’s standalone VR is available in the US, starts at $599
11.08.18

HTC’s standalone VR is available in the US, starts at $599

It's only for enterprise customers for now, however.

By N. Lee,   11.08.18
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