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.
Android Army

More apps for BB10 users as software update opens up Amazon’s Android store

BlackBerry Passport and Classic owners can already access Amazon's app store, but a new update made available on Friday brings the feature – and a raft of other goodies – to all BB10 handsets, among them the Z30 and Q10.

Pandora to let artists send audio messages to fans

Hey, Pandora users, your favorite artists are about to start posting audio messages for your listening pleasure, filling you in on the latest news regarding upcoming tours and new releases, or simply to say "hi."
Cool Tech

Google Science Fair 2015 challenges students to change the world

Google has launched its fifth annual Science Fair with some big-name backers, among them National Geographic, Scientific America, and Virgin Galactic. Aimed at students, the contest encourages grand ideas that have the potential…

Samsung acquires mobile payments startup LoopPay, readies for battle with Apple Pay

Samsung announced Wednesday it's agreed to acquire Boston-based startup LoopPay as the Korean tech firm looks to take on Apple, Google, and others in the proximity payments space.

Street View highlights Greenland’s natural beauty and ancient ruins

Greenland's just been given the Street View treatment. New panoramic imagery posted Wednesday shows off some of the island's natural scenery and ancient sites, offering armchair travelers easy access to the remote region.

Like this? Facebook says it’s working on virtual reality versions of its apps

Facebook has revealed it's working on virtual reality versions of its apps. The revelation comes almost a year after the company snapped up virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR in a deal worth $2 billion.

Amazon expands its one-hour delivery service (a little bit)

Amazon has expanded its one-hour Prime Now delivery service from a single Manhattan zip code to the entire borough. The speedy service launched last year, further blurring the line between web-based and brick-and-mortar retailers.
Social Media

Keep your eye out! Facebook is getting better at targeting ads

Facebook users can expect to see better-targeted ads showing up when they use the social networking service after the company this week rolled out a new feature to help businesses serve up more relevant content based on a user's interests…

A time-lapse like no other? Incredible video shows off Dubai

Rob Whitworth created his first time-lapse video just six years ago, and judging by his latest effort, which takes viewers on a stunning tour of Dubai, it looks as if he's close to mastering the craft.

Apple wanted smartwatch to focus more on health, but challenge proved too great

Apple originally wanted its smartwatch to focus much more heavily on health, but sensors designed to collect an array of data proved too unreliable. The modified design left executives struggling to define the purpose of the device, a WSJ…

Toshiba shows off three Project Ara camera modules

Toshiba is one of the more famous tech firms getting involved with Project Ara, and it's just unveiled several camera modules for the exciting build-your-own handset.
Cool Tech

Samsung and LG head to court over ‘vandalized’ washing machines

The long-running rivalry between Samsung and LG shows no sign of going away. An LG executive has just been indicted after being accused of deliberately damaging a number of Samsung-made washing machines during the IFA tech show in Berlin…