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.

Play about with Apple Watch apps on this new interactive site

The Apple Watch is edging closer to launch, but it's still hard to know how all of its apps will look and function on such a small display. A new interactive site, however, has a bash at showing us what we can expect....

Photographer tells how he got amazing shot of weasel riding on a woodpecker’s back

An extraordinary photo of a woodpecker flying with a weasel on its back was captured by an amateur photographer this week. Brit Martin Le-May initially thought he was taking a photo of only the bird before quickly realizing he had something…

Xiaomi launches GoPro-like action camera with super-low price tag

Xiaomi is entering the action-cam market with the Yi, a $64 device with surprisingly decent specs. While it's currently only available in China, we're hopeful that it could turn up on Xiaomi's soon-to-launch online store for U.S. consumers.

Forget cars and trikes, Google’s now using ziplines for Street View

Apparently not content with sticking its Street View camera on cars, trikes, boats, and backpacks, the team behind the panoramic-imagery service has now attached one to a zipline for canopy-to-ground photos of the Amazon…

Uber’s just rolled out a quarterly magazine for its drivers

Uber has just launched an online magazine aimed at strengthening the community of Uber drivers. The inaugural issue features everything from driver profiles to tips on how to quickly find bathrooms before things get awkward.
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ISIS threatens Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and employees over blocked accounts

ISIS supporters on Sunday issued threats against Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and other employees at the social media company. The message expressed anger at Twitter's constant removal of its accounts, which the company says violate its…

Apple ad shows off stunning shots by iPhone snappers

Hoping to appeal to casual smartphone snappers as well as more serious photographers, Apple has launched a new ad campaign highlighting the kind of images it's possible to get with its latest handset.

Battery boost? Apple Watch to come with ‘Power Reserve’ time-only mode

When Apple started work on its smartwatch, it apparently wanted the battery to run for up to 4 days before needing a recharge. That didn't work out, though the expected inclusion of a 'Power Reserve' mode could certainly make it go for that…
Social Media

LinkedIn fights Google for office space in Mountain View

Google wasn't the only tech firm to submit proposals for new offices in Mountain View recently. Social networking company LinkedIn also has plans, though with limited space for new construction in the city, there could be trouble ahead.

Spotify adds lyrics to desktop app so you can annoy the hell out of everyone nearby

Spotify is adding a lyrics button to its desktop app so you can sing along to your favorite tracks while testing the patience of those close by. The music streaming company also announced several other enhancements to its service on…

YouTube: A billion users and still no profit

More than a billion people use ad-supported YouTube to watch hundreds of millions of hours of video every day. However, the Google-owned company is still to turn a profit. So what's going on?
Social Media

Twitter expands team dealing with abuse reports, updates anti-troll tools

Twitter's boss recently admitted the company has a bit of a problem dealing with abuse and trolls on the service, and vowed to put it right. With that goal in mind, the company on Thursday announced more measures to tackle the damaging…