Raymond Wong

Raymond Wong is Senior Reviews Editor. Previously, he was Senior Tech Correspondent at Mashable, where he led consumer tech coverage. His loves: reviewing gadgets, photography and video production, and eating ice cream all year round (even when it's freezing out).
Was the iPhone 12 mini a mistake?
Raymond Wong
Apple is reportedly going to kill the iPhone mini in 2022. Did Apple completely miscalculate with the iPhone 12 mini or can it still be saved?
Tech
TCL’s Fold ‘n Roll phone folds and slides open into a 10-inch tablet
Raymond Wong
The Fold ‘n Roll is a concept device that’ll probably never see the light of day, but the innovations here are TCL’s gamble on the future of mobile — what comes next.
Design
Oh look, new Amazon Echo Buds 2 with ANC are coming out in May
Raymond Wong
Starting at $119, the Echo Buds 2 with proper active-noise cancellation sure stacks up well against pricier AirPods Pro and Galaxy Buds Pro.
Alexa, how's the ANC?
The Surface Laptop 4 challenges the M1 MacBook Air with 19 hours of battery
Raymond Wong
What matters is on the inside and Microsoft knows it. With longer battery life and Intel or AMD Ryzen R4/R5 processors, the Surface Laptop 4 focuses on the features that actually matter.
Tech
OnePlus Watch review: You get exactly $159 worth of smartwatch and nothing more
Raymond Wong
The OnePlus Watch is more than a basic fitness tracker, but less than an Apple Watch or Wear OS smartwatch. Welcome to the era of semi-smartwatches.
Reviews
Oppo Find X3 Pro review: This phone's microscope camera is unlike anything I've ever seen
Raymond Wong
The Oppo Find X3 Pro has the world’s first microscope camera and I had a little too much fun using it to take microscopic photos of ordinary things.
Reviews
Nokia resists death with six new phones
Raymond Wong
Spread across the C, G, and X series, Nokia’s filling the void left by LG.
Tech
Samsung’s forcing 5G onto everyone with three new Galaxy A phones
Raymond Wong
With three 5G Galaxy A series phones launching this month, Samsung is bringing 5G to more people at lower prices. There's no escaping 5G anymore.
Tech
I’ve been wearing the OnePlus Watch for 1 week and this is all I can tell you about it
Raymond Wong
What’s it like wearing OnePlus’ first smartwatch to sleep? How’s water resistance? What comes in the box? You’ve got questions and I have (some) answers.
Design
Sonos Roam review: Don’t let its size fool you, the sound is stupendous
Raymond Wong
Just in time for summer picnics and parties, Sonos’ $169 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth speaker delivers ridiculously loud volume with incredible clarity.
Reviews
Weird phones couldn't save LG's mobile business
Raymond Wong
Somewhere, Apple and Samsung and the big Chinese phone makers are celebrating the demise of another once-great smartphone maker.
RIP
Review: The Game Boy Camera is a beautiful, twisted throwback
Raymond Wong
I bought Nintendo’s 23-year-old Game Boy Camera and despite many annoyances, shooting with it is a remarkably refreshing experience.
Throwback to 1998
Master & Dynamic MW08 review: AirPods Pro are losing their edge
Raymond Wong
With 42 hours of total battery life and ear-delighting sound, Master & Dynamic’s MW08 wireless earbuds show Apple’s lead with AirPods Pro is quickly fading.
Reviews
Casio caves in to smartwatches with G-Shock GSW-HW1000 that runs Wear OS
Raymond Wong
Say no more and take our money.
There's no escape
Apple's WWDC 2021 takes place on June 7-11. Here comes the AR headset?
Raymond Wong
Is Apple’s AR headset (glasses?) literally hiding in plain sight in the official WWDC unveil image?
Tech
OnePlus 9 Pro review: The Hasselblad camera delivers, but battery life takes a major hit
Raymond Wong
The Hasselblad camera is a big leap forward for OnePlus. Other parts of the OnePlus 9 Pro are a regression that feels like the brand is becoming Samsung and doing too many things at the expense of core features.
Higher stakes
Exclusive: OnePlus CMO Kyle Kiang is leaving company on April 2
Raymond Wong
Kiang is the latest in a string of high-profile departures from OnePlus as the tech company pivots away from only making flagship phones to a wider portfolio of devices including budget devices and a smartwatch.
Peace out
OnePlus 9 Pro vs. Galaxy S21 Ultra: Which phone takes better night photos?
Raymond Wong
We pitted the OnePlus 9 Pro against Samsung's Galaxy S21 Ultra in shoot-out to see which phone has the superior camera for taking night photos.
Night vision
Dyson V15 Detect uses a laser to reveal dust and control suction power
Raymond Wong
Dyson's two latest cordless vacuums, the V15 Detect and Omniglide, both come from a galaxy far, far away. One has a laser and the other an illuminated crevice tool that resembles a lightsaber.
Tech
OnePlus Watch boasts up to 2 weeks of battery life
Raymond Wong
Starting at $159 and launching on April 14, OnePlus’ first smartwatch, the OnePlus Watch, looks like a hell of a value considering all its many Apple Watch-like features.
Tech