Trevor Mogg

Trevor Mogg

Not so many moons ago, Trevor moved from one tea-loving island nation that drives on the left (Britain) to another (Japan). As far as electronics are concerned, he's in the right place, with the East Asian country continuing to produce a plethora of gadgets and gizmos for tech addicts around the world. When not writing for Digital Trends, Trevor can be found out and about taking far too many photos, or in front of his computer trying to sort them all out.

Uber goes on hiring spree for self-driving car project

Uber looks to be serious about its plans to develop driverless car technology after a slew of job ads for experts in the field appeared on its site on Monday. The positions are based at its recently announced research center in Pittsburgh.

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Intent on improving search and discoverability in its App Store, Apple reportedly snapped up startup Ottocat a while back. Though never made public, the apparent acquisition was made to improve the App Store experience for not only users…

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It's been so long since Vine for Windows Phone got an update that users may well have resigned themselves to the idea that they'd forever be ignored. But there's good news: the Twitter-owned startup has just blown off the dust and rolled…

Here’s a futuristic 3D-printed violin that could double as a lethal weapon

The 3D-printed Piezoelectric Violin is a futuristic take on an instrument whose design has remained largely unchanged for hundreds of years. Described as having "aggressive sci-fi looks," the unique instrument could also be used to defend…

Bill Gates writes a moving letter to employees on Microsoft’s 40th anniversary

Bill Gates wrote to Microsoft employees over the weekend as the computer giant celebrated its 40th anniversary. In the message, the Microsoft co-founder talked about future opportunities for the company while thanking employees for their…

Apple gears up for smartwatch launch with new ‘guided tour’ demo videos

With the Apple Watch just days from hitting stores, the tech firm has just posted four demonstration videos as part of a final pre-launch push aimed at persuading iPhone owners that they need another Apple gadget.

Uber hires Facebook exec as its first security chief

Uber has brought in Facebook executive Joe Sullivan as its chief security officer. Sullivan will be charged with overseeing the ride-sharing company's cybersecurity efforts, and also help to ensure rider and driver safety.

Drexel University unveils first ever vending machine for iPads

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Snapchat blocks access to all third-party apps in bid to improve security

Snapchat has moved to make its app and associated content more secure by blocking all third-party apps from accessing its data. The change means users will find it more difficult to routinely archive images and videos received by the…

eBay users start bidding during first live auction from Sotheby’s

eBay users from around the world hit the site to take part in live-streamed Sotheby's auctions for the first time on Wednesday night. The event in New York City saw more than 90 lots sold in around 90 minutes, with plenty of bids rolling in…

Uber goes on offensive in Europe, files complaints against authorities

Uber has been having a rough time of it in Europe lately. Barred from operating in several major markets, the company has filed complaints with EU regulators claiming the bans in Germany, France, and Spain break EU rules.