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.
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Social Media

WTF?!? FBI has compiled a glossary of Twitter slang

Besides fighting crime, tackling terrorism and saving lives, operatives at the Federal Bureau of Investigation have also been compiling a glossary of Twitter slang to simplify the process of monitoring social media.
Cool Tech

Smelly emails: oPhone offers scents with mobile messages

Vapor Communications on Tuesday kicked off an Indiegogo campaign for its oPhone scent-based messaging system by using its new oSnap iPhone app to send a smell between Paris and New York. Sort of.
Computing

Surface Pro 2 price cut by up to $200 as Pro 3 prepares to ship

With Microsoft's all-new Surface Pro 3 tablet getting ready to ship, the computer company has slashed the cost of its Surface Pro 2 tablets by up to $200 in a bid to clear stock.
Health & Fitness

Nike finally gets around to releasing a FuelBand app for Android

Nike has finally seen the light and released an Android app for its FuelBand SE fitness tracker. The free app is designed for use with phones running Android 4.3 or higher, though has been optimized for a number of high-end handsets.
Home

Nest puts Protect smoke alarm back on sale, now with lower price tag

Nest is selling its Protect smoke alarm again after it was removed from sale a couple of months ago when a potentially dangerous software flaw was spotted. The device is back on sale at the reduced price of $99, down from $129.
Mobile

Samsung reportedly in talks to buy Nuance, the software firm behind Siri

Samsung has reportedly been in acquisition talks with Nuance, the firm behind the technology powering Apple's Siri. It's not clear, however, what effect a Samsung buyout would have on Nuance's relationship with the iPhone maker…
Web

Google’s Loon project one year old, aims to be operational within next 12 months

It's been a year since Google announced Project Loon, its balloon-based initiative to bring the Internet to remote areas. Things appear to be going well, with the company on course to provide a service to some locations within the…
Cool Tech

AirDog auto-follow drone promises great video shoots for adrenaline junkies

It seems camera-equipped autonomous drones could be the next big thing for extreme-sports fanatics keen on capturing their exploits on video. Yesterday we heard about the Hexa+ auto-follow drone. Today it's the turn of AirDog.
Cool Tech

Coffee on its way to space station, made by ISSpresso coffee machine (really)

Coffee will be available to inhabitants of the International Space Station from this November thanks to the ISSpresso, a revolutionary machine designed by space-food specialists Argotec and coffee company Lavazza.
Cool Tech

Goal-line tech makes history, confirms goal for first time in World Cup

Goal-line technology was called upon for the first time in World Cup history Sunday night, confirming a goal for France in its game against Honduras after the team's keeper fumbled the ball on the line (or behind it, as it turned…
Cool Tech

Enjoy a drone’s-eye view of the world with TravelByDrone’s stunning videos

With videographers fast waking up to the fact that a quadcopter with a camera attached can produce some stunning results, more and more of this kind of footage is appearing online. And now, thanks to TravelByDrone, there's a place to view…
Social Media

Way to go: Twitter COO tweets his resignation

Twitter's COO announced on Thursday he was leaving the company, relaying the news via a tweet. It's not clear why Ali Rowghani has departed, though a recent report suggested a dispute had broken out between him and Twitter boss…