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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‘The last McDonald’s hamburger in Iceland’ now live streaming from Reykjavik hostel

Although it's clearly not a this-is-what-the-Internet-was-made-for moment, the live streaming of a five-year-old burger and fries from a hostel in Iceland is, if nothing else, helping to bring a historical artifact to a much wider audience…
Cool Tech

FAA makes Sunday’s Super Bowl a ‘no drone zone’

Sunday's Super Bowl has been designated a 'no drone zone' by the Federal Aviation Administration, which obviously fears some bright spark may be considering firing up their recently bought quadcopter for a recreational stadium…
Mobile

Forget hot towels, this airline lets first-class passengers play games with Gear VR headsets

If you happen to be flying first class on Qantas anytime soon, your in-flight entertainment options are likely to include Samsung's Gear VR virtual reality headset.
Mobile

Samsung feels the pressure as mobile profits plunge by 64 percent

Samsung's Q4 mobile profits fell by 64 percent on the same period a year earlier, contributing to the company's fifth consecutive quarterly drop. Declining mobile sales have forced the tech giant to head into 2015 with a new strategy to…
Computing

Amazon goes after business customers with new ‘WorkMail’ email service

Amazon is taking on Microsoft and Google in the fight for business customers with WorkMail, a new cloud-based email and calendar service set for launch in the spring.
Social Media

Tumblr revamps writing tools in ‘big’ update

Tumblr on Wednesday rolled out a significant update aimed at offering a more refined user experience and more posting options for its millions of bloggers.
Computing

Microsoft stops making Surface 2, pushes Windows RT toward exit door

Microsoft is ditching the Surface 2 and shifting its attention to its full-featured Surface Pro 3 tablet, a device that helped it score sales worth more than a billion dollars in its most recent quarter.
Cool Tech

The White House drone crash was likely caused by a drunk intelligence agency worker

Turns out the drone that caused a security scare at the White House on Monday was flown – and crashed – by a sloshed intelligence agency worker. President Obama, who wasn't there at the time, commented on the incident on Tuesday.
Android Army

Sony reportedly to cut additional 1,000 jobs from mobile division

As part of plans to revamp its smartphone business, Sony has reportedly decided to cut a further 1,000 jobs in its mobile division, a move that will leave the unit with around 5,000 workers.
Computing

Windows wins a few buyers! Surface and Lumia sales reach new highs

Microsoft has really turned things around with its Surface tablet. After a rocky start back in 2012, the latest iteration of its slate helped it score sales in excess of a billion dollars during the last holiday quarter.
Cool Tech

Quadcopter causes security scare at White House

A quadcopter evaded radar detection at the White House early Monday morning before crashing down on its famous lawn. The operator claimed he was flying it recreationally, though the incident highlights the security challenges posed by the…
Web

Put on your eyepatch and peg leg, Internet: The Pirate Bay returns February 1

The Pirate Bay looks set to return on February 1. The site last week relaunched its homepage complete with a countdown clock, and on Monday it updated it with an image of a phoenix, suggesting the site will soon be reborn.