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.

Street shooters likely to steer clear of Leica’s latest limited-edition camera

Leica's launched another limited-edition camera. The Leica X 'Edition Moncler' is the result of a collaboration between the camera maker and French-Italian clothing firm Moncler, and features a flashy color scheme that'll have street…

Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ tool lets friends know you’re OK when a disaster hits

Although many people already connect through Facebook to check up on the safety of friends caught up in a disaster, a new tool rolled out by the social networking giant on Wednesday aims to make the process even simpler.

Amazon to hire 80,000 temps this holiday season, 10,000 up on last year

Amazon plans to hire an additional 80,000 workers for its fulfillment centers this holiday season, a big increase on the 70,000 it took on last year and significantly more than the 50,000 extra workers that joined the company's ranks…
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Lenovo to launch new smartphone brand to take on Xiaomi

Spooked by the rapid success of Xiaomi in the Chinese smartphone market, Lenovo is gearing up to emulate its business model with a new brand focused on Internet-only sales and closer customer engagement, the company has announced.
Wearables enters smartwatch market with standalone ‘Puls’ device launched the 'Puls' smartwatch Wednesday, a standalone device that can make calls, handle emails and texts, check social networks, play music, and more. There are accessories too, including a pair of shoes that tell you how much…
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A drone carrying a political banner causes soccer fight that shuts down game

It seems quadcopters aren't all about attaching cameras and shooting awesome footage. They can also be used to cause mass brawls at international soccer games, as one operator discovered in Serbia on Tuesday night.

‘We got carried away with ourselves’: Bono says sorry for pushing album to iTunes users

Bono said the band got "a little carried away" with its recent 'Songs of Innocence' promotion that saw the album pushed to millions of handsets via iTunes. Speaking during a Q&A session on Facebook, U2's frontman apologized to disgruntled…
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Asus announces PadFone X Mini, a smaller tablet and phone combo

If you're yet to get yourself a tablet and aren't interested in pricey high-end handsets, the new PadFone X Mini from Asus, which transforms your handset into a tablet, will be worth a look when it lands at AT&T next week.

August smart lock launches today, rolls out to Apple Stores this week

After a year of intensive development and equally intense hype, the long-awaited August Smart Lock goes on sale today. You can snag one up online, and later this week, in Apple Stores across the country
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Google to lead major investment in Oculus rival Magic Leap, report claims

Google is reportedly gearing up to lead a $500 million investment round in Magic Leap, a Florida-based company that's been attracting a lot of interest recently for its work on a wearable computing interface which it claims goes beyond…

Finnish leader points finger at Apple for its economic woes

It's not the first time he's said it, and it quite possibly won't be the last, but Finland's prime minister on Monday claimed that the success of Apple's iPhone and iPad has helped ruin two of his nation's key industries.

Flickr now lets you turn your photographic masterpieces into canvases

Flickr on Monday launched a new service allowing its members to quickly and easily order large canvas prints of their images. Photos mounts and canvas wraps are both offered, with prices starting at $49.