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.
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Apple exec Phil Schiller sticks to script on day one of Apple-Samsung patent trial

On day one of a new patent trial in which Apple is accusing Samsung of infringing a number of patents, the iPhone maker's Phil Schiller said that when he first saw Samsung's original Galaxy smartphone, "It looked so much like an attempt to…

BlackBerry severs ties with T-Mobile following spat

BlackBerry has decided not to renew its licensing deal with T-Mobile, meaning that from April 25 the carrier will stop selling its devices. The severing of ties comes soon after T-Mobile ran a promotion encouraging BlackBerry owners to…

iPhone Air? Images reportedly from Foxconn plant show much slimmer handset

With some expecting the next-gen iPhone to appear as early as May, the rumors and leaks are likely to start rolling in thick and fast. The latest purports to come from a Foxconn factory, and shows a very slim Apple handset apparently…
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Wearable tech craze sees Samsung and HTC go for similar April Fools’ Day gags

Spotted any good April Fools' Day gags yet? Samsung and HTC have both gone for wearable tech spoofs, with each company touting new high-tech gloves, though their designs are admittedly very different....

Yahoo reportedly eyeing online video service NDN for its rumored YouTube rival

Yahoo is said to be in acquisition talks with online video service NDN as part of the Web company's rumored plans to launch a YouTube rival in the coming months. The deal could be worth as much as $300 million, sources told the WSJ.
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Galaxy S5 has ‘best smartphone display’ on the market, according to analysis firm

DisplayMate seems to know a thing or two when it comes to determining the quality of a smartphone's display. After carefully analyzing the screen of Samsung's new Galaxy S5 handset, the analysis firm has concluded it's the best display it's…

BlackBerry reaffirms intent to launch BBM for Windows Phone as service hits 85m users

BBM forms a key part of BlackBerry's plan to return to profitability, with the company confirming in recent days its intent to bring the software to Windows Phone by July. The messaging app launched for iOS and Android in October last year…
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Apple drags Samsung to court yet again, this time for $2 billion

Apple and Samsung return to court Monday in an all-new patent-related case relating to a bunch of Samsung's more recent mobile products. If things go Apple's way, the Korean company could be ordered to pay up to $2bn.

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Research published over the weekend estimates Americans could save around $2.5 billion a year by cutting spending on phone insurance if manufacturers and carriers were forced to implement kill-switch technology in newly sold handsets.

Tim Cook welcomes Office for iPad – after all, Apple gets cut of in-app 365 subs

It's not only Microsoft that'll be making a few bucks out of in-app 365 subscriptions for its just-launched Office for iPad app. Apple, too, will be taking a 30pc cut of every sale, ensuring the software will be a money-spinner for Cook and…

Facebook drones, satellites and lasers can bring Internet to all, says Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg has offered more details on his plan to bring the Internet to "everyone." Working with big-name mobile companies, as well as aerospace tech experts, the Facebook boss says "drones, satellites and lasers" can help deliver the…

Fire hazard: Lenovo recalls batteries for ThinkPad computers following incidents

Lithium-ion batteries shipped inside ThinkPad computers between October 2010 and April 2011 are being recalled by Lenovo after it was found they could be a fire hazard. In the US, 34,500 affected batteries are believed to be in circulation.