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.
Home Theater

House of Cards brings Netflix its first major Emmy award

Video streaming service Netflix has become the first company of its kind to score an Emmy in a major category at the annual TV awards show, with David Fincher picking up the prize for best director for House of Cards.

Google Translate for iOS gets new look, handwriting support and more

An update for the iOS version of Google Translate was released Thursday, bringing with it a new design, handwriting functionality, and support for seven more languages, bringing the total to 72.
Android Army

Google makes Quickoffice free, includes 10GB of storage

Quickoffice, the mobile office productivity app for smartphones and tablets, is now free for both iOS and Android users. Google acquired the company behind the software, which is compatible with Microsoft Office files, in June last year.

iPhone 5S goes on sale, consumers around the world already caressing new device

Apple's new iPhone 5S handset is already on sale in a number of countries, including Japan where some people started lining up outside the company's Ginza store 10 days ago. Let's hope it was worth the wait.

BBC News anchor mistakes pack of printer paper for iPad during live report

Seconds before delivering a live news report on Wednesday, BBC News anchor Simon McCoy accidentally picked up a ream of paper instead of his iPad. Instead of drawing attention to the fact, the newscaster soldiered on regardless.

Pocket update for iOS 7 brings new look, refined reading experience, and ‘Instant Sync’

Pocket rolled out an update for the iOS version of its hugely popular article-saving app on Wednesday, bringing with it design changes, a refined (yes, even more refined) reading experience, and a useful 'Instant Sync' feature.

BlackBerry to cut workforce by up to 40 percent as new Z30 handset launches

Just as BlackBerry takes the wraps off its new Z30 handset and gears up to launch its BlackBerry Messenger app for iOS and Android devices, a new report suggests the company is planning to cut around 5,000 jobs by the end of the year.

Microsoft adds Android and BlackBerry devices to trade-in program, offers up to $350

Microsoft launched a trade-in program last week encouraging iPad owners to give up their tablet for a Surface slate. It's not sure if anyone's taken advantage of the offer, but now the company's going for owners of Android and BlackBerry…

Apple now allowing owners of older iDevices to download ‘last compatible version’ of apps

Apple has started to allow those with iDevices running older versions of iOS to download the last compatible version of an app, allowing owners to get a lot more use out of their aging iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

Virgin Mobile’s ‘BlinkWashing’ YouTube ad lets your blinking eyes take control

Virgin Mobile’s latest ad posted on YouTube features eye-tracking technology that lets you change the scene simply by blinking. The wireless carrier describes the experience as 'BlinkWashing'.

Apple hiring music experts to give iTunes Radio human touch

While music streaming services like Pandora rely largely on algorithms to power song selection, Apple is hoping the human touch will give it the edge with iTunes Radio, which launches today.

Hong Kong marathon launches anti-selfie campaign in bid to prevent injuries

It's official – selfies can leave you bloodied and bruised. At least, they can if you try to snap one at the start of a marathon with 30,000 runners behind you, as Hong Kong triathlete Joyce Cheung Ting-yan discovered.