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.

LifeProof launches rugged nüüd iPhone 5S case with Touch ID support

While there are plenty of rugged cases offering the iPhone 5S protection from water and grime, these highly protective coverings leave the device's Touch ID sensor inaccessible – until now, that is.

Apple offers gift cards for its US Black Friday deals, cash savings in Europe

Instead of discounting its products, Apple is this year offering US-based Black Friday shoppers gift cards of various values with purchases. In Europe, however, it's the other way around.

Surface: Microsoft takes aim at iPad Air and Galaxy Tab 3 in wave of comparison ads

With tablet sales expected to go through the roof this holiday season, Microsoft is hoping to persuade gift hunters that its revamped Surface slates are worth a look with the rollout of several ads pitting them against the iPad Air and…

YouTube app teardown confirms upcoming ‘Music Pass’ subscription service

Code in YouTube's recently updated Android app appears to confirm recent rumors suggesting the Google-owned company is on the verge of launching a music subscription service called Music Pass.
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Moto X: Motorola tempts shoppers with $150 off-contract discount for Cyber Monday

If you're in the market for an off-contract Moto X, then sort it out on Cyber Monday and save yourself $150. In a special deal, Motorola is offering the 16GB version for $350, while the 32GB will go for $400.

A crashed drone camera keeps on filming as confused people stare and wonder what it is

Remarkable footage of a drone flying into Sydney Harbour Bridge appeared online recently, though possibly more remarkable is the fact that its on-board camera kept on filming, capturing its post-crash journey following its discovery.

Nissan’s self-driving car tested on public roads for first time, comes back in one piece

Nissan plans to start selling its self-driving car by 2020. This week it tested it out on public roads in full automatic mode for the very first time, and we're happy to report it returned to base in one piece.

Google offers hands-free voice search for computers running Chrome

Google has offered voice search on computers running Chrome for a while, though up until today you had to first click on the mic icon in the search box. An extension rolled out by the Web giant Tuesday, however, allows for truly hands-free…

ZTE is joining the smartwatch gang

Plenty of tech companies are launching or prepping smartwatches in the hope that the market flourishes, with ZTE the latest to announce a move into the sector. Its as-yet unnamed device is set to launch in Q2 2014, though initially only in…

Amazon says its warehouse workers know what they’re getting into

As Amazon takes on thousands of extra workers in preparation for what's likely to be its busiest holiday season ever, a UK expert on work-related stress claims those employed at the company's distribution centers face an increased risk of…

This man has half a million Christmas lights in his front lawn, and a world record

Australian David Richards has entered the record books and annoyed a few neighbors by decorating the outside of his home with a staggering half a million LED lights for a Christmas display quite unlike any other.

Amazon reportedly prepping new high-res Kindle Paperwhite

Less than three months after launching the second iteration of its Paperwhite e-reader, Amazon is reportedly already prepping the next version, complete with a high-res display, ambient light sensor, and plenty more besides.