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.

Samsung to cut smartphone range by 30 percent in bid to drive up sales

Samsung's penchant for rolling out multiple variants of its flagship handsets looks to be no more after a company executive said this week it plans to reduce the number of its smartphone models by up to 30 percent next year.
Social Media

Facebook wants you to use it at work for more than stalking coworkers

Facebook is reportedly planning to launch a work-friendly social networking site that it hopes your boss will actually encourage you to use. It's thought 'Facebook at Work' will compete with services such as LinkedIn, Google Drive, and…
Social Media

Cop tracks down one of LAPD’s most wanted fugitives after spotting him on Facebook

It's not the first time Facebook has led to the arrest of a suspect, and it won't be the last. But the fact that alleged murderer Eduardo Rodriguez had been on the run for 10 years must have left the L.A. cop who found him feeling…
Cool Tech

Google to test fly its crazy Internet balloons over Australia

Google is continuing to make progress with its bold plan to use high-altitude balloon to deliver Internet connectivity to remote areas of the planet, with a new round of test flights scheduled to take place in Australia next month.

People are using Apple Pay a lot, according to retailers

Retailers in the U.S. have said shoppers with the iPhone 6 have been busy getting to grips with Apple Pay. Google and Softcard also appear happy with the arrival of Apple's tap-to-pay system as it's helped raise awareness of their own…

There's an easier way to get your Skype on now

Microsoft has started to roll out Skype for Web browsers, so if you want to get in touch with friends using the service but find yourself on a computer without the software already downloaded, you're all set.

Getty Images’ new Stream app lets you browse its vast image library and share content

Getty Image's first consumer-focused app lets users explore and share the stock agency's constantly expanding image library. Called Stream, the free app for iOS and OS X is designed to push the firm's recently launched embed model.
Android Army

BlackBerry partners with Samsung for stronger Android security

BlackBerry announced on Thursday it's done a deal with Samsung to bring its mobile security system to a number of the Korean company's smartphones. The move highlights BlackBerry CEO John Chen's long-term plan to focus more on software and…

Justice Department using airplanes to track U.S. cell phones, report claims

The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly using fake cell phone towers on planes to gather handset data in a bid to track criminals, though the procedure also results in data being collected from phones belonging to non-suspects.
Cool Tech

Amazon looks set to ramp up Prime Air development at new R&D base in UK

In a bid to attract local talent in a city that's been steadily making a name for itself in the tech world, Amazon will reportedly open a huge R&D center in Cambridge, UK, geared toward developing its Prime Air delivery drones.
Cool Tech

World’s first glow-in-the-dark bike path lights the way for Dutch cyclists

Clearer than road reflectors, cheaper than street lights, and a lot more fun than a bicycle light, the world's first glow-in-the-dark bike path welcomed cyclists in the Netherlands this week.

Samsung hires Korean rapper to sing its sustainability report

Apparently concerned that news items on its latest sustainability report focused too heavily on the negative content, Samsung decided to go out of its way to highlight the positive parts. Using a rapper.