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Recent articles by Richard:

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

Razer says software, not hardware, is holding back mobile gaming

Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan has pressed pause on phones, for now. → Read More

HTC Streamlink turns VR headsets into big screens for console gaming

One surprise announcement coming out of today's Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen is HTC's Streamlink, an in-house VR app that lets your PC-powered or stand... → Read More

A closer look at Vivo's all-glass, port-free concept 5G phone

Picture this: you're holding two glossy all-glass concept phones for a photo, then one slips off and shatters another unit on the table. The room goes quiet. Ev... → Read More

Meizu says its port-free Zero phone was a failed marketing stunt

You may recall that a little over a month ago, Meizu launched a crowdfunding campaign for its futuristic "Zero" port-free smartphone, but at $1,299 a piece (plu... → Read More

USB4 will support Thunderbolt and double the speed of USB 3.2

It was just last week when we heard that the 20Gbps USB 3.2 connectivity may show up on new devices later this year, but today, the USB Promoter Group is alread... → Read More