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.

Handhelds

How to Choose Between Anbernic’s 5 Different RG35XX Retro Game Handhelds

What’s the difference between the RG35XX, RG35XX Plus, RG35XX 2024, RG35XX H, and the leaked RG35XX SP? We got you covered.

ByJackson Chen and Raymond Wong
Feature

“Beyond Physics.” How Google Pushes Phone Photography Past Its Limits.

We visited Google’s top-secret Pixel design studio to talk to Isaac Reynolds, the man in charge of building cameras for Pixel devices.

ByRaymond Wong
Audio

Sony Created the Best Wireless Headphones Idea in Years: A Big Bass Button

Turns out a big button that boosts the bass in two levels is a simple, but great feature.

ByRaymond Wong
The Inverse Interview

Humane's Co-Founders Want to Cure Your Screen Addiction With an AI Gadget

Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno explain how Humane’s Ai Pin could help us be more present again, how it overcomes AI hallucinations, and reveal how they avoided AirPods’s biggest design flaw.

ByRaymond Wong
Review

Humane’s Ai Pin Isn't Ready to Replace Your Phone, But One Day It Might

The Ai Pin is an ambitious device and blueprint for the future of mobile computing, but first-gen compromises keep it grounded in the present.

ByRaymond Wong
Apple Vision Pro

Spatial Personas Make Apple Vision Pro a Less Isolating Experience

Up to five people can watch movies and TV shows, play AR games, and collaborate on work together even when they’re across the planet.

ByRaymond Wong
Handhelds

A New Game Boy-Inspired Handheld That Can Play Dreamcast, DS, and PSP Games Is Coming

Anbernic’s popular RG35XX is getting a new model soon.

ByRaymond Wong
AI

One of the Most Anticipated AI Gadgets Now Has a Release Date

Here’s when the first Rabbit R1 devices are arriving.

ByRaymond Wong
Review

OnePlus Watch 2 Review: This Great Smartwatch Caught Me By Surprise

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 6 finally has a serious competitor.

ByRaymond Wong
Review

The PS5’s Official Wireless Earbuds Make Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Feel Even More Epic

The Pulse Explore wireless earbuds are the best way to experience Square Enix’s epic RPG sequel.

ByRaymond Wong
Cameras

Fujifilm’s New Instax Mini 99 Is the Best Instant Camera for Taking Vintage-Looking Photos

And you won’t look like a child pulling it out in public.

ByRaymond Wong
Xbox

This SpongeBob Xbox Series X Is Microsoft's Best Custom Console Yet

Expect these to sell out immediately.

ByRaymond Wong
Apple

The New M3 MacBook Airs Finally Have the One Feature Everyone Wanted

Apple heard your requests.

ByRaymond Wong
Apple

Apple’s Electric Car Was Doomed From the Start

The “Apple Car” was never going to happen. Here’s why.

ByRaymond Wong
MWC 2024

OnePlus Watch 2 Hands-On: Not Bad for a $299.99 Smartwatch

A new smartwatch fighter has arrived.

ByRaymond Wong
AI

Humane Just Gave Everyone a Huge Incentive To Buy an AI Pin

This free value definitely makes the $699 starting price easier to swallow.

ByRaymond Wong
Apple

Why iPhone 15 Batteries Are Now Rated for 1,000 Charge Cycles

The European Union strikes again.

ByRaymond Wong
Apple

New Apple Sports App for iPhone Is for Sports Stats Junkies

The app is free and has a single purpose: Display real-time sports scores, stats, and more as quickly as possible.

ByRaymond Wong
Cameras

TikTok’s Favorite Camera for Taking Film-Like Photos Is Getting a Huge Upgrade

Say hello to the highly anticipated Fujifilm X100VI.

ByRaymond Wong
Smartphones

I Found the Galaxy S24's Best AI Feature: Making Epic Slow-Mo Cat Videos

Samsung should just call it “Epic Cat Mode.”

ByRaymond Wong