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Recent articles by Richard:

Huawei reveals Harmony OS, its alternative to Android

Huawei's long-rumored Android alternative, Hongmeng, is finally official. At today's Huawei Developer Conference, the company's Consumer Business Group CEO Rich... → Read More

HTC's standalone VR kit will stream PC content via WiFi

You can use HTC's standalone headset to access your PC's VR content. → Read More

Oppo eliminates side bezels with its 'waterfall screen'

It's only been a year since Vivo and Oppo kicked off the all-screen, notch-less smartphone race, and now, the latter is literally pushing the boundaries with a... → Read More

ASUS' ROG Phone II combines high-spec power with accessory spectacle

Gaming phones are a rare breed, and the nascent category has already proved to be too much of a challenge for Razer. Some companies still see it as an opp... → Read More

Oppo's under-screen camera is real and taking photos in Shanghai

We're one step closer to a future where pop-up selfie cameras are no more. → Read More

Oppo allegedly shows off an under-display selfie camera

Not a fan of pop-up cameras on smartphones? How about a camera that's hidden under the screen? → Read More

Pushing a 28-core CPU to its limits: 6GHz and beyond

I'm mesmerized by the way liquid nitrogen vapor flows across the motherboard. There's something oddly therapeutic about extreme overclocking, especially w... → Read More

Gigabyte's Aero 15 OLED laptop is made for video editors

In 2019, OLED laptops are nothing new. ASUS even took this feature to the next level on its dual-screen ZenBook Pro Duo. At Computex, Gigabyte is the latest com... → Read More

ASUS' latest WiFi 6 router looks appallingly normal

When you look up WiFi 6 routers, you tend to end up with a bunch of nightmare-inducing designs that resemble gigantic dead spiders. Luckily, brands like Netgear... → Read More

ASUS made the world's first 240Hz portable monitor for gamers

Portable USB monitors are no stranger to Computex, but this year, ASUS brought us something a little more ambitious: the world's first 240Hz portable gami... → Read More

ASUS releases a 30th anniversary edition ZenFone 6 and ZenBook

How about a white leather-clad laptop for a change? → Read More

ASUS' ZenFone 6 has a flippable camera and giant battery

Getting tired of pup-up cameras on phones? How about a flipping camera instead? → Read More

Oppo's mid-range Realme X is inspired by garlic and onions

We don't often highlight mid-range smartphones these days, but when we do, there's a good reason. Following yesterday's flagship OnePlus 7 Pro, today we have ye... → Read More

OnePlus 7 Pro review: The first true OnePlus flagship

OnePlus can be funny. Sometimes, the company reveals top-notch smartphones with minor flaws. Other times, new devices land with new features that were a f... → Read More

Intel explains Project Athena laptops, promises nine hours of battery life

Intel wants real-world battery life estimates that are actually honest. → Read More

This gaming phone has a built-in cooling fan and can record 8K video

We've already seen the likes of ASUS and Black Shark offering external cooling fans for their gaming smartphones, but the folks over at Nubia reckon it's about... → Read More

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

Oppo may have already teased its first 5G smartphone in Zurich earlier this month, but today, the company is bringing its entire Reno family -- including the mi... → Read More

Samsung has postponed Galaxy Fold launch events in China

The $2,000 Galaxy Fold is already off to a bumpy start no thanks to some broken review units (ours is fine, by the way), and though the April 26th launch in the... → Read More

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp hit by major outage again

Just as the US was waking up to a lovely Sunday, Facebook was sadly tackling yet another massive outage -- its second one within a month. According to downdetec... → Read More

Oppo's Reno 5G flagship has a pop-up camera wedge and 10x hybrid zoom

If you thought the leak from two weeks ago had given the game away for Oppo's new Reno smartphone series, don't worry, as the real deal has more to offer. At th... → Read More