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

09.19.17
HTC Vive ditches the PC thanks to China's cloud VR service
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HTC Vive ditches the PC thanks to China's cloud VR service

Users can hold off from buying a high-end computer while also enjoying home broadband.

By R. Lai,   09.19.17
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A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
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09.11.17
Xiaomi's Mi MIX 2 comes with a stunning ceramic unibody
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Xiaomi's Mi MIX 2 comes with a stunning ceramic unibody

With the help of Philippe Starck, Xiaomi is back with another near-bezel-less smartphone.

By R. Lai,   09.11.17
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08.28.17
Insta360 One is a 4K 360 camera with smart tricks
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Insta360 One is a 4K 360 camera with smart tricks

Swing it around for a cool bullet-time video, so long as you don't mind looking like a dork.

By R. Lai,   08.28.17
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Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 14, 2017
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07.31.17
Firmware suggests the next iPhone will use infrared face unlock
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Firmware suggests the next iPhone will use infrared face unlock

There's also an icon showing a near-bezel-less display.

By R. Lai,   07.31.17
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