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.

Hawaii’s biggest airline to offer iPad Minis to passengers – at a price

Hawaiian Airlines has become the latest carrier to announce the introduction of tablets for in-flight entertainment. The islands' largest airline says it'll roll out 1500 iPad Minis to 14 aircaft in the coming days.


Digg app hits Android, finally

The folks at Digg say they've been getting an earful from Android users about the lack of a Digg app for their mobile devices, though that's all set to change now that the company has finally delivered.

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Galaxy Gear smartwatch: More info prior to Samsung’s big reveal

Samsung's all set to show off its eagerly awaited Galaxy Gear smartwatch on Wednesday, and with just a few days to go, more rumors and revelations about the wrist-based tech continue to surface.


Skype achieves video calls with 3D holographic avatars, but don’t hold your breath

How about attending a business meeting at your company where everyone around the table except you is a 3D holographic avatar? If Skype and Microsoft choose to push ahead with their technology, it could become a reality.


Brit turns tables on telemarketers by setting up premium rate line

A British man has been cashing in on cold callers for the last two years after setting up a premium rate line for his home. Not surprisingly, Lee Beaumont, who once loathed getting calls from telemarketers, now actively encourages them.


Logitech unveils stylish Ultrathin Touch Mouse for PC and Mac

Now here's a lovely looking mouse, one that's stylish, light and ultra-slim. Logitech says it designed the touch-enabled device to complement "the good looks" of Ultrabooks and Mac's laptop computers.


Samsung targets toddlers with new Galaxy Tab 3 Kids tablet

In its quest to launch mobile devices in every shape, size and specification, Samsung this week took the wraps off the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids tablet, an Android slate targeted at toddlers.

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New Nexus 7 goes on sale in UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Japan

Google has started rolling out its refreshed Nexus 7 tablet in markets outside of North America, with consumers in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, and Japan now able to get their hands on the device.

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Cloud clash: SkyDrive Pro responds to Box storage boost with one of its own

Last week cloud storage service Box gave its 20 million users something to smile about when it doubled the amount of free storage space on offer to 10GB. On Tuesday, however, Microsoft's SkyDrive Pro leapfrogged it, jumping from 7GB to 25GB.


Tablets for bookworms? Kobo unveils three reader-centric slates and new Aura e-reader

Kobo has unveiled a range of new devices, including three tablets designed with readers squarely in mind. The Arc 10HD tablet and two 7-inch models come with features such as Reading Life and Reading Mode to put the reading experience front and center.

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iOS 7 set for September 10 release, developer email suggests

An email sent to developers from Nuance, the company behind Siri, suggests Apple's new mobile operating system, iOS 7, is set for release on September 10, the same day many believe the tech giant will unveil two new handsets.


Relax four eyes: Google Glass for prescriptions is coming in a few months

If you're a spec wearer and were starting to think Google had forgotten about you with its ambitious high-tech face-based Glass device, think again. Project leader Babak Parviz wants you to know the company will soon be taking care of you, too.


Straighten up: Instagram using phone’s sensors to help end tilting troubles

Instagram's straightening tool for iOS does what it says on the tin, giving users a chance to correct any unwanted tilt in their image before selecting that all-important filter and posting it. The company's Alex Restrepo explains about how it works.

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Japan to launch Internet ‘fasting camps’ for half a million Web-addicted students

According to a recent study by the country's Health Ministry, Japan appears to have more than its fair share of Internet addicts among its youth population, an issue the government intends to tackle with the launch of Internet ‘fasting camps’.


Instagram moves to bolster video feature with Luma acquisition

Facebook-owned Instagram has acquired video-sharing app Luma in a bid to bolster its own video feature, which it rolled out two months ago. Luma gave users access to a range of filters, picture controls and an image stabilization feature.