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

07.25.17
Facebook boosts live 360 video to 4K for better VR
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Facebook boosts live 360 video to 4K for better VR

Its 'Live 360 Ready' certification will also help you pick the right 360 camera.

By R. Lai,   07.25.17
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07.24.17
Orii smart ring turns your fingertip into a Bluetooth earpiece
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Orii smart ring turns your fingertip into a Bluetooth earpiece

It's made for folks who don't want the dorky look... except when you're on a call.

By R. Lai,   07.24.17
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A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
07.18.17
This Japanese VR arcade put me inside 'Mario Kart'
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This Japanese VR arcade put me inside 'Mario Kart'

Fans of 'Dragon Ball' and 'Evangelion' can join their favorite characters in virtual reality.

By R. Lai,   07.18.17
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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 16, 2017
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06.29.17
Meet the small 360 camera module that will fit into phones
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Meet the small 360 camera module that will fit into phones

Smartphones with an integrated 360 camera won't look as awkward as they do now.

By R. Lai,   06.29.17
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