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.

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02.10.19
OnePlus 6T review: Trivial changes hamper a great phone
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OnePlus 6T review: Trivial changes hamper a great phone

Conventional fingerprint readers still work better, and where's my headphone jack gone?

By R. Lai,   02.10.19
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01.24.19
Vivo's all-glass phone has no ports and a full-screen fingerprint reader
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Vivo's all-glass phone has no ports and a full-screen fingerprint reader

But don't go dropping that curved glass unibody.

By R. Lai,   01.24.19
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01.16.19
Oppo teases smartphone cameras with 10x hybrid zoom
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Oppo teases smartphone cameras with 10x hybrid zoom

This triple-camera setup consists of a periscope and an ultra-wide shooter.

By R. Lai,   01.16.19
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10.09.15
A robot made me (marginally) better at ping pong
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A robot made me (marginally) better at ping pong

We're back for a rematch. The ping-pong robot has had an upgrade or two, and in Rocky-style, your...

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