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

05.23.17
Alexa can control your dumb AC unit using Ambi's smart hub
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Alexa can control your dumb AC unit using Ambi's smart hub

The latest Ambi Climate comes with a nicer look, too.

By R. Lai,   05.23.17
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05.09.17
Future phones will ID devices by their electromagnetic fields
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Future phones will ID devices by their electromagnetic fields

It'll be like using NFC, except this doesn't require tags.

By R. Lai,   05.09.17
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04.21.17
Insta360's 'affordable' 8K VR camera is up for pre-orders
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Insta360's 'affordable' 8K VR camera is up for pre-orders

It claims to be on par with the Nokia Ozo but at one-eleventh of the price.

By R. Lai,   04.21.17
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04.19.17
Dyson's updated air purifiers remove more harmful gases
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Dyson's updated air purifiers remove more harmful gases

Their beefed-up filters are also compatible with existing Pure devices.

By R. Lai,   04.19.17
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