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.

Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental hit by hackers

Luxury hotel chain Mandarin Oriental confirmed Thursday it's been the victim of a point-of-sale scam resulting in the theft of credit card data by as yet unidentified hackers.

Shazam planning to expand its service to ‘object recognition’

Shazam's been identifying music tracks and TV shows for years, but now it's looking to expand its service to object recognition, allowing users to ID everyday items for more information, or to make a purchase.
Social Media

Instagram users, multi-page ‘carousel ads’ are coming your way

Instagram is introducing 'carousel ads' that let users swipe through multiple pages, giving marketers the chance to include more content when it comes to pushing their product.

Apple Watch bags prestigious design award, and it’s not even out yet

The Apple Watch isn't even out yet and it's already picked up a prestigious design award. Created by Jony Ive and his team, judges at the International Forum's annual industrial design contest said, "For us, it is already an icon."
Cool Tech

UK lawmakers want a tracking system for all drone owners

UK lawmakers helping to draw up new safety rules for drone operators are calling for an online database of all drone owners, as well as an app that can help people easily identify any UAV they see flying overhead.

A 12.9-inch iPad is still on its way, but later than expected

With sales of Apple's iPad continuing to fall, the company may want to get its as-yet unannounced iPad Pro onto the market sooner rather than later. A report Wednesday, however, suggests problems in its supply chain mean we may not see it…

Podo, the smartphone-controlled camera, is now available on

Podo is a neat-looking smartphone-controlled camera that this week shot through its Kickstarter target. Easy to operate and sporting a clever design, Podo could give the selfie stick a run for its money.

Play about with Apple Watch apps on this new interactive site

The Apple Watch is edging closer to launch, but it's still hard to know how all of its apps will look and function on such a small display. A new interactive site, however, has a bash at showing us what we can expect....

Photographer tells how he got amazing shot of weasel riding on a woodpecker’s back

An extraordinary photo of a woodpecker flying with a weasel on its back was captured by an amateur photographer this week. Brit Martin Le-May initially thought he was taking a photo of only the bird before quickly realizing he had something…

Xiaomi launches GoPro-like action camera with super-low price tag

Xiaomi is entering the action-cam market with the Yi, a $64 device with surprisingly decent specs. While it's currently only available in China, we're hopeful that it could turn up on Xiaomi's soon-to-launch online store for U.S. consumers.

Forget cars and trikes, Google’s now using ziplines for Street View

Apparently not content with sticking its Street View camera on cars, trikes, boats, and backpacks, the team behind the panoramic-imagery service has now attached one to a zipline for canopy-to-ground photos of the Amazon…

Uber’s just rolled out a quarterly magazine for its drivers

Uber has just launched an online magazine aimed at strengthening the community of Uber drivers. The inaugural issue features everything from driver profiles to tips on how to quickly find bathrooms before things get awkward.