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

05.15.18
HTC's 'Exodus' blockchain phone is made for a decentralized future
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HTC's 'Exodus' blockchain phone is made for a decentralized future

Luckily, this isn't the company's next flagship smartphone.

By R. Lai,   05.15.18
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05.03.18
Xiaomi's Hong Kong IPO expected to raise at least $10 billion
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Xiaomi's Hong Kong IPO expected to raise at least $10 billion

This may become the largest IPO in recent years, according to Bloomberg.

By R. Lai,   05.03.18
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05.01.18
Lumos bike helmet adds Apple Watch gestures to control turn signals
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Lumos bike helmet adds Apple Watch gestures to control turn signals

The update also integrates Lumos with Strava and Apple Health apps.

By R. Lai,   05.01.18
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04.28.18
LG G7 ThinQ's speaker is apparently ten times louder than others
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LG G7 ThinQ's speaker is apparently ten times louder than others

The phone's 'Boombox Speaker' also claims to double the bass output, and even more when placed on a surface.

By R. Lai,   04.28.18
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04.23.18
ASUS made a sub-$200 smartphone to fight Xiaomi in India
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ASUS made a sub-$200 smartphone to fight Xiaomi in India

The ZenFone Max Pro's specs are based on a survey of over 2,000 Indian consumers.

By R. Lai,   04.23.18
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