Raymond Wong

Raymond Wong is the Deputy Editor of Reviews & Guides at Inverse, leading consumer tech coverage. Whether it's reviewing the latest devices, investigating the use of AI in smartphone cameras to 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 reviews and analysis have influenced and shaped product design at many tech companies including OnePlus.

Previously, he was a founding editor at Input and led its tech reviews, guides, and gaming verticals as Deputy Editor of Reviews & Guides. Before that, Ray 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, eating ice cream all year round (even when it's freezing out), and obsessing over details in Wong Kar Wai films.

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Exclusive: Nothing Phone (2) confirmed for U.S. release in late 2023

Nothing CEO Carl Pei tells Inverse the next phone will be “more premium,” the U.S. is the top priority in 2023, and how they’re investing heavily in software development.

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Arc browser for iPhone is bringing skeuomorphism back (kind of)

“People are just hungry for something new and flat design has run its course,” says Arc product designer Nate Parrott.

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Apple’s new HomePod improves on the original in every way

Most importantly, it starts at $50 less than the original HomePod.

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Apple’s new M2 Pro and M2 Max MacBook Pros are performance monsters

With up to 20 percent faster CPU and up to 30 percent faster GPU power, Apple’s 2023 MacBook Pros just destroy workloads.

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Keychron’s most premium mechanical keyboard finally gets Bluetooth

One of the best and most affordable custom mechanical keyboards is now wireless.

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Apple releases heartwarming “Shot on iPhone” Lunar New Year short film

It’s an ad, but man does it remind you how powerful the camera in your phone is (even if you use Android).

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CES 2023

LG’s 240Hz 45-inch curved OLED has ruined all other gaming monitors for me

How do I walk out of CES 2023 with LG’s UltraGear 45GR95QE gaming monitor?

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Samsung’s 2-in-1 wireless charger and smart hub are a perfect marriage

The $60 wireless charger doubles as a smart home hub — it’s kind of a genius idea.

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Razer might have the most interesting soundbar at CES 2023

Is Razer’s Razer Leviathan V2 Pro gimmick or innovation? Both? We tried it out!

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Razer’s 4K Kiyo Pro Ultra is a streamer’s dream webcam

Twitch and YouTuber streamers are going to really want this high-res 4K webcam.

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Lenovo’s ThinkBook Twist laptop has a color E Ink display on its backside

Color OLED touchscreen on the front. Color E Ink display on the rear.

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Sony finally makes a PS5 controller for gamers with disabilities

The Project Leonardo controller is long overdue, especially since Microsoft has offered the Xbox Adaptive Controller since 2018.

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Hasbro Pulse turned me into a 3D-printed action figure

All it took was a quick scan with my phone camera.

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CES 2023

5 major trends to expect from CES 2023

CES 2023 will be a bottomless pit of product announcements so let’s step back and look at the bigger picture.

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OnePlus 11 — in pictures

The next OnePlus flagship phone is coming on February 7, but you can feast your eyes on these early pictures first.

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The Quest Pro should work more like a TV or monitor

This one feature would make the $1,500 mixed reality headset more useful.

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The worst thing about the Quest Pro isn't the price, it’s the speakers

The speakers on the Quest 2 sound better. At least to this editor.