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.
Social Media

Twitter rolling out ‘while you were away’ timeline feature

If you follow hundreds of other users or go for a long time without logging in, Twitter thinks you might be missing lots of interesting tweets. With that in mind, it's now rolling out a recap feature that places such tweets at the top of…

Samsung beats Apple in customer satisfaction for handsets

It hasn't been the best year for Samsung's smartphone unit, though thanks to the results of a poll of 70,000 U.S. consumers, it can head into 2015 with renewed hope.

Nikon responds to flare issue affecting some units of its new D750 shooter

Nikon has acknowledged a problem with some units of its new D750 camera that causes a black band to appear at the top of the frame in shots that include lens flare, adding that it's "working on measures to address this issue."
Movies & TV

Wolf of Wall Street tops ‘most pirated movies of the year’ list

The Wolf of Wall Street has topped the 'most pirated movies of 2014' list. The Martin Scorsese flick, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, was downloaded just over 30 million times by torrent users around the world.

Apple’s new handsets helped it dominate Christmas period

Data from mobile analytics firm Flurry showed that Apple-made smartphones and tablets accounted for more than half of all global device activations during this year's Christmas period. Samsung came some way behind with three times fewer…
Movies & TV

The Interview lands on iTunes following YouTube and Xbox Video release

Following in the footsteps of Google and Microsoft, Apple has decided to make The Interview available online via iTunes. Sony said on Sunday the movie has so far generated $15 million in revenue via online channels.
Social Media

Facebook says sorry after ‘Year in Review’ feature causes heartache

Facebook has apologized to a user after an auto-generated 'Year in Review' feature put an image of his deceased daughter front and center. An upset Eric Meyer described his experience in a written piece titled 'Inadvertent Algorithmic…
Movies & TV

The Interview fills theaters on Christmas Day

Americans keen to support the constitutional right of free speech – or perhaps simply curious to see what all the fuss has been about – packed theaters on Christmas Day to check out The Interview.

Startup targets Hollywood with ‘secret messaging’ app

The recent Sony Pictures hack saw thousands of private emails go public, causing many faces at the movie studio to turn a bright shade of red. With that calamitous event in mind, a NY-based startup has begun pitching its secret messaging…
Cool Tech

Beer brand lets you send digital ‘message in a bottle’

Argentine beer brand Andes has rolled out a few bizarre marketing campaigns over the years. Its latest stunt is equally offbeat, giving drinkers the chance to send video messages to friends via QR codes printed on bottle labels.

Santa sets to work, follow him now with these trackers

Santa's on his way, and thanks to online trackers from Google and Microsoft, you can check up on how long it'll be before he comes sliding down your chimney.

Amazon offers $220 worth of Android apps for free in Christmas sale

Amazon launched a three-day Christmas app sale on Wednesday, enabling Android users to save as much as $220 on mobile software usually costing from between 99 cents and $65 apiece.