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

04.24.19
How Oppo fit a 10x zoom camera into its 5G phone
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How Oppo fit a 10x zoom camera into its 5G phone

The cameras on the Europe-bound Reno flagships were five years in the making.

By R. Lai,   04.24.19
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04.21.19
Samsung has postponed Galaxy Fold launch events in China
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Samsung has postponed Galaxy Fold launch events in China

It's unclear whether this is to do with the faulty review units.

By R. Lai,   04.21.19
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04.18.19
Puma is recruiting beta testers for its self-lacing sneakers
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Puma is recruiting beta testers for its self-lacing sneakers

The Puma Fi beta program is taking applications until April 28th in select countries.

By R. Lai,   04.18.19
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04.10.19
Oppo's Reno 5G flagship has a pop-up camera wedge and 10x hybrid zoom
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Oppo's Reno 5G flagship has a pop-up camera wedge and 10x hybrid zoom

The pop-up camera can close automatically if the phone falls.

By R. Lai,   04.10.19
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03.26.19
Razer says software, not hardware, is holding back mobile gaming
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Razer says software, not hardware, is holding back mobile gaming

CEO Min-Liang Tan has pressed pause on phones, for now.

By R. Lai,   03.26.19
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03.13.19
Insta360 Evo captures 180- and 360-degree content for VR headsets
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Insta360 Evo captures 180- and 360-degree content for VR headsets

This convertible camera can stream directly to an Oculus Go or HTC Vive Focus.

By R. Lai,   03.13.19
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