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.

YouTube to open free-to-use creator space in New York

YouTube said Thursday it plans to open a new state-of-the-art creator space in New York offering content producers the free use of audio/visual equipment, HD cameras, professional-grade editing suites, green screen studios, rehearsal rooms…

Street View boards the A380, world’s largest passenger airliner

Continuing its off-road explorations, Google's Street View team has now stepped onto the world's largest passenger plane, Airbus's A380. The imagery shows off the swish interior of the huge aircraft, which is capable of holding more than…

Terrafugia flying car takes to skies in first public air show flight

The street-legal Terrafugia 'flying car' this week made its first public flight at the EAA AirVenture air show in Wisconsin, taking to the skies for a 20-minute demonstration before landing, folding up its wings and driving off.

iPad Mini with Retina display ‘likely’ coming this year – with a little help from Samsung

The WSJ reported Wednesday that the next version of the iPad Mini will "likely" launch with a high-resolution display. It appears the tech giant has overcome reported display-related supply issues after doing a deal with arch-rival Samsung.

Stunning view of Andromeda – 2.5 million light years away – captured by super telescope

A team of astronomers has captured a remarkable view of the Andromeda galaxy using an ultra-high-resolution camera attached to its Subaru super telescope in Hawaii. The feat will pave the way for an ambitious 'cosmic census' project.

Aston Martin fan uses 3D printer to build DB4 replica

What do you do when a classic car you'd love to own usually sells for several million dollars at auction? Why, crank up your desktop 3D printer, of course! One man has done just that in a bid to create a 1961 series II Aston Martin DB4…

Here they come: Vimeo, Redbox Instant and Plex lead charge to offer Chromecast support

With Google's new Chromecast streaming gadget selling out across the US, it's little wonder outfits such as Vimeo, Pandora, HBO Go, and Redbox Instant are reportedly prepping their services for the device, with many more expected to jump…

Google rolls out new Zagat app for Android and iOS along with revamped website

Google has rolled out a new Zagat app for Android and iOS devices, as well as a revamped website, with registration no longer necessary. Disappointingly, it only covers nine cities, though more will be added in the coming months.

The Old Reader goes all the way in emulating Google Reader – it’s closing

If you switched to The Old Reader when Google shuttered its RSS reader in July, you're going to have to swtich again as its developers announced Monday they'll be ending the service for most users in mid-August.
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Honey, let’s shrink the kids (using this 3D printer)

3D printers can create this, that and the other these days, but did you know they can also shrink the kids? That's right, a company in Japan is now offering to print up figurines of the family using nothing more than a set of photos.

We (still) love Apple! Americans vote tech giant ‘brand of the year’ across three categories

The latest Harris poll sees Apple riding high among American consumers, with the company occupying the top spot across three categories (computer, tablet and phone) in 'brand of the year' rankings.

Dongle deal demise: Chromecast-Netflix promotion ends following ‘overwhelming demand’

Well, that didn’t last long. The three-months-for-free Netflix deal offered with Google’s new Chromecast gadget is no longer available following “overwhelming demand” for the Web giant's new dongle.