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

09.24.19
Add eye tracking to your HTC Vive headset for $149
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Add eye tracking to your HTC Vive headset for $149

The Droolon F1 supports the Cosmos, Focus Plus, Focus and CE.

By R. Lai,   09.24.19
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09.18.19
Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes
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Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes

The upcoming Reno Ace will feature 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 flash charge.

By R. Lai,   09.18.19
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09.16.19
Vivo's NEX 3 is a bezel-less 5G phone with a 64-megapixel camera
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Vivo's NEX 3 is a bezel-less 5G phone with a 64-megapixel camera

It packs a triple-camera array on the back and a modern design on the front.

By R. Lai,   09.16.19
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08.28.19
Insta360’s tiny wearable sports cam has video stabilization
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Insta360’s tiny wearable sports cam has video stabilization

It comes with a handful of magnetic accessories.

By R. Lai,   08.28.19
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08.03.19
HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi
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HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi

But you'll need to be a Viveport Infinity subscriber.

By R. Lai,   08.03.19
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07.29.19
Oppo eliminates side bezels with its 'waterfall screen'
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Oppo eliminates side bezels with its 'waterfall screen'

The bezels are effectively gone on two sides.

By R. Lai,   07.29.19
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07.22.19
ASUS' ROG Phone II combines high-spec power with accessory spectacle (updated)
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ASUS' ROG Phone II combines high-spec power with accessory spectacle (updated)

With an updated dual-screen dock and Switch-like controllers, it's barely a phone.

By R. Lai,   07.22.19
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06.26.19
Oppo's under-screen camera is real and taking photos in Shanghai
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Oppo's under-screen camera is real and taking photos in Shanghai

There's room for improvement, though.

By R. Lai,   06.26.19
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