Mat once failed an audition to be the Milkybar Kid, an advert creation that pushed white chocolate on gluttonous British children. Two decades later, having repressed that early rejection, he moved to Japan, learned the language, earned his black belt in Judo and returned to UK, and soon joined Engadget's European team. After a few years leading Engadget's coverage from Japan, reporting on high-tech toilets and robot restaurants as Senior Editor, he now heads up our UK bureau in London.
CES 2019: In pictures
Between the TVs and the self-driving cars.
Sony takes a different tack at CES 2019
Sony's Cheryl K. Goodman explains how the company is going beyond electronics... and Aibo upstages everyone.
How Impossible Foods cooked up Impossible Burger 2.0
And put it in a White Castle slider.
Sony really wants you to know it's not a tech company
The company's CES press event included everything but product announcements.
LG Display's 88-inch 8K OLED has Dolby Atmos sound but no speakers
It's several technologies combined into one giant screen.
Gillette's new razor adds heating instead of more blades
The first product from the experimental GilletteLabs isn't cheap.
Google Assistant will soon be listening on one billion devices
Anything Amazon can do, Google can do better?
The Morning After: Apple's CES ad and Amazon's Alexa army
CES 2019. It begins.
Samsung's newest TVs will work with Google Assistant and Alexa
But! You'll need a smart speaker.