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Recent articles by Richard:

Ubtech's updated Walker robot does 'yoga' and pours drinks

As with many international trade shows, CES is a place where you're bound to bump into familiar faces. In my case, I regrouped with Walker, Ubtech's human... → Read More

V-Coptr Falcon is a bi-copter drone with a 50-minute flight time

You may not be familiar with the name Zero Zero Robotics, but its foldable Hover Camera may ring a bell. Having finally started shipping the Hover 2 to beta tes... → Read More

Razer's Kishi gamepad plugs into your phone for minimal latency

No, that's not a Razer Phone 3 in the photo, but it's a Pixel 3a XL wedged between two halves of a new Razer gamepad. Following the Junglecat, Razer chose... → Read More

Insta360's modular action cam gets 360-degree and 'Leica' mods

This is probably the most ambitious action cam ever made. → Read More

Qoobo robotic cat tail pillow gets a kitten-sized sibling

If you liked the Qoobo cat tail pillow, you'll probably love its smaller sibling. → Read More

Add eye tracking to your HTC Vive headset for $149

VR companies have been hyping up eye tracking for years, yet even today, options are limited when it comes to VR headsets with integrated eye-tracking -- namely... → Read More

Oppo's next phone can be fully charged in just 30 minutes

While a handful of recent flagship phones -- namely Samsung's Note 10+ (with the optional 45W adapter) and Vivo's NEX 3 5G -- can be fully charged in a little o... → Read More

Vivo's NEX 3 is a bezel-less 5G phone with a 64-megapixel camera

Whether you like it or not, 5G is coming, and a handful of brands are already offering compatible devices in select markets. The latest to jump on the 5G bandwa... → Read More

Insta360’s tiny wearable sports cam has video stabilization

Insta360’s tiny wearable sports cam has video stabilization -- and magnets to attach to a whole array of things. → Read More

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