Raymond Wong

Raymond Wong is Senior Reviews Editor and leads Input's consumer tech coverage. Whether it's reviewing new gadgets, investigating whether AI is used in smartphone cameras to take fake moon photos, or diving deep into design and engineering, he strives to uncover the larger story through honest, truthful reporting and new storytelling formats. His opinions have influenced and shaped product design at many tech companies including OnePlus. Previously, he was Senior Tech Correspondent at Mashable, where he led consumer tech coverage and commanded an audience that included everyone from Tim Cook to Elon Musk. Raymond's other loves include: gaming (Game Boy forever!), photography and video production, making a mess in the kitchen, and eating ice cream all year round (even when it's freezing out).
The MagSafe Battery Pack is convenient but slow at charging
Raymond Wong
In an emergency or during a long travel day, Apple’s MagSafe Battery Pack does the job of adding juice to your phone, but the wireless charging is painfully slow.
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MNT Reform: Building my own laptop
Raymond Wong
The whole process took about 1.5 hours and it was a ton of fun.
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MNT Reform review: Your DIY laptop fantasy is here at last
Raymond Wong
No, the MNT Reform isn’t a laptop from the ‘90s. I assembled this DIY laptop with only a screwdriver and let me tell you, it’s anti-MacBook in every way, and that is not a bad thing.
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These shots from the 2021 iPhone Photography Awards will blow you away
Raymond Wong
It’s the photographer, not the camera. But also the iPhone camera.
Culture
Samsung teases Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 unveil for August 11
Raymond Wong
The Galaxy Unpacked invite all but confirms the two new heavily leaked foldable phones will be announced.
Tech
Nothing Ear (1) battery life will last up to 24 hours with ANC
Raymond Wong
And up to 36 hours without ANC. The charging case also supports wireless charging and the buds can be fast charged.
Tech
This is what Nothing’s Ear (1) transparent charging case looks like
Raymond Wong
Nothing's partnership with StockX has revealed the highly-anticipated wireless earbuds' charging case, but not the earbuds.
Tech
Nothing's transparent Ear (1) wireless earbuds ‘leaks’ out
Raymond Wong
Nothing’s Ear (1) wireless earbuds, designed by Teenage Engineering, might not be as transparent as we all thought.
Oopsies?
Switching to T-Mobile Home Internet is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made
Raymond Wong
After a decade of getting ripped off by Spectrum, I knew I had to leave. T-Mobile Home Internet was my savior.
This Thing Rules
Nothing is auctioning first 100 pairs of Ear (1) wireless earbuds on StockX
Raymond Wong
Starting July 19, you’ll be able to bid on the highly-anticipated transparent ANC wireless earbuds on StockX’s new tech platform, DropX.
Tech
M1 iPad Pro review: The last tablet you'll ever need to buy?
Raymond Wong
Apple has made such a powerful iPad— future-proofed with the best display, performance, battery, 5G, and more — that you might not need another one anytime soon.
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M1 iPad Pro review: Why Apple will never put macOS on iPad
Raymond Wong
It doesn’t make sense now and it will never make sense in the future to put macOS on any iPad.
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Nothing Ear (1) wireless earbuds come with ANC for $99
Raymond Wong
Carl Pei's new tech startup is planning to undercut other wireless earbuds on pricing.
Tech
macOS Monterey public beta: What it’s like using the Mac’s new OS
Raymond Wong
The public beta for macOS Monterey is here for all who are brave enough to install it (bugs and all). How good is it so far?
Tech
What it’s really like using the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 betas
Raymond Wong
Apple just released the public betas for iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8. Should you install them ASAP or wait for the fall?
Tech
Nothing will reveal its transparent Ear 1 wireless earbuds on July 27
Raymond Wong
Ex-OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei is finally ready to take the wraps off the Ear wireless earbuds designed by famed Swedish consumer electronics brand Teenage Engineering.
Tech
Randall Park and Naomi Campbell hit the pavement in season 2 of Time to Walk
Raymond Wong
Apple Fitness+’s episodic walk-and-talks for Apple Watch are coming back on June 28 with some big-name celebrities.
Tech
OnePlus’ new marriage to Oppo can only mean way better products
Raymond Wong
OnePlus and Oppo are joining even closer together at the hip. But I don’t think this means the end for OnePlus — the company’s products can only benefit from Oppo’s innovations.
Tech
7 overlooked iOS 15 features you need to know
Raymond Wong
At WWDC 2021, Apple focused on FaceTime, notifications, and privacy. But you probably don’t know about these seven features in iOS 15 that’ll make using iPhone better.
Tech
Sony WF-1000XM4 review: The best ANC in any wireless earbuds
Raymond Wong
These wireless earbuds have the best active noise cancellation in any wireless earbuds I’ve ever tried. They sound so much better than AirPods Pro.
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