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

Boeing Black: A tamper-proof handset for secure communications

The security-oriented Boeing Black smartphone is back in the news, with the company hoping the handset will prove popular with government agencies dealing with highly sensitive information when it eventually hits the market.
Cool Tech

Sony closing 20 retail stores across US with loss of 1,000 jobs

Sony announced Wednesday that as part of ongoing restructuring plans it'll be closing down 20 of its 31 US retail stores by the end of this year, with the loss of around 1,000 jobs.
Android Army

New smartphone app aims to make ‘distracted walking’ accidents a thing of the past

With the smartphone market continuing to expand, 'distracted walking' accidents are on the rise. In a bid to reduce the number of such incidents, New York-based One Llama has created an app with an 'artificial ear' to warn users of nearby…

Woman attacked in bar apparently for wearing Glass

In another first for Glass – though one Google hoped would never happen – a woman wearing the device was allegedly assaulted in a San Francisco bar when several patrons apparently became upset that she might be recording them with its…
Social Media

Tweets and Vines set to hit US movie screens this summer after deal with ad firm

Twitter has struck a deal with in-theater advertising firm National CineMedia to bring short ad-based shows featuring tweets and Vines to the silver screen. The 60-second pre-movie segments are due to start appearing in theaters this…

Google lobbying legislators in effort to prevent Glass driving bans

Worried that laws preventing the use of Glass while driving could damage the appeal of its wearable tech among some consumers, Google has reportedly been lobbying legislators in several states where restrictions on the device are being…

FCC’s ‘Speed Test’ app comes to iOS, collects broadband data for nationwide study

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday launched its 'Speed Test' app for iOS in the hope that iDevice owners will help it with an ongoing nationwide study on mobile broadband services provided by the nation's wireless carriers.

Selfie shocker: Photos causing spread of head lice, expert claims

Love taking selfies with your buddies? So do head lice, apparently, as it's a wonderful chance for the wingless insects to up sticks and begin a new life (in someone else's hair), so says a lice expert.

Gmail adds prominent ‘unsubscribe’ button to help keep your Inbox tidy

Fed up with hunting for that tiny 'unsubscribe' link buried deep in those unwanted marketing emails? For Gmail users, the link will now show clearly in the header information of a message, making the unsubscribe process a whole lot easier.

Watch HBO’s first full trailer for Mike Judge’s ‘Silicon Valley’ comedy

Mike Judge's new comedy, Silicon Valley, airs in April, with HBO on Sunday releasing the first full trailer for the geek-based show. The eight-parter is partially inspired by Judge's experiences as an engineer in Silicon Valley in the late…

Apple’s OS X security hole affects slew of apps, researcher claims

As Mac computer users wait patiently for Apple to roll out a fix for a serious security flaw that hit the headlines over the weekend, it's now emerged that the bug appears to affect a long list of Apple apps.

Apple, Samsung set for new court clash as patent-related mediation talks fail

Apple and Samsung will face each other in court yet again next month over patent infringement issues as a recent mediation meeting between top executives from the two tech firms failed to achieve a settlement.