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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Outdoors

Here’s an Xbox One controller you can play with in the pool

If you love all things Xbox, then this new toy from Microsoft is likely to pique your interest. It's a large inflatable in the shape of an Xbox controller, though sadly you can't connect it to the console for a more offbeat gaming…
Photography

Say hello to the most obnoxious selfie stick yet

It may be a little tricky to put together and hard to carry around, but photographer Ted Forbes seems more than happy with his absurdly elaborate selfie stick.
Cars

These ambulances can alert drivers of their approach by interrupting loud music

If you like to blast out music while you're driving along, there's a chance you might not hear the siren on an approaching emergency vehicle. A team of researchers in Sweden believes it may have developed a solution.
Outdoors

Camera drone captures kitesurfer’s scary encounter with a great white shark

It's not hard to see why the guardians of Australia's beaches are turning to camera drones to keep swimmers safe. As this video shows, the flying machines can quickly spot sharks and other creatures, though alerting the person in the water…
Cool Tech

Japan’s bid to launch world’s smallest satellite-carrying rocket ends in failure

Japan's unique "mini rocket" is built with parts from gadgets like mobile phones and is touted as the world's smallest satellite launch vehicle. It could slash the cost of sending small satellites into space, though clearly…
Mobile

Here’s what you shouldn’t do when your wireless carrier gets under your skin

If your wireless carrier ever gets under your skin, best you don't drive your car into the store and start smashing up the displays as a way to express your anger. A Florida woman who's alleged to have done just that is now facing…
Photography

Super Bowl LI to feature player POV replays – without attached cameras

Fox Sports wanted to offer player POV replays for Super Bowl LI next month, but knew that a helmet-based GoPro was a no-go. So it turned instead to Intel, which has adapted its clever 360 Replay technology to offer a cool new…
Outdoors

New York’s ‘Citi Bikes’ are getting their own laser projection lights 0:35

NYC's bike-share scheme already enjoys an impressive safety record, and its operator is keen to ensure it stays that way. That's why it's planning to equip hundreds of its Citi Bikes with the Laserlight, which projects an image…
Web

‘Professional authenticators’ will rid its site of fake goods, eBay says

In an effort to maintain customer trust and keep brands and sellers onside, eBay is stepping up efforts to rid its site of fake goods. However, the system, which involves the use of so-called "professional authenticators," comes at a cost…
Cars

Self-driving buses are now shuttling folks around downtown Las Vegas 2:42

Visitors to downtown Las Vegas this month can hop inside an autonomous shuttle bus to take them to their next stop. If the trial proves a success, a permanent service should be in place by early fall.
Web

Ransomware attack: A college in Los Angeles just paid $28,000 to hackers

Victims of ransomware paid a total of $24 million to hackers in 2015, a figure the FBI said would rise to $1 billion in 2016. And if the experience of a Los Angeles college at the start of this year is anything to go by, 2017 could prove…
Mobile

A potty break for your iPhone 7? Toilet paper for smartphones is now a thing

Several surveys have suggested that our smartphones often hold more bacteria than a typical toilet seat. This uncomfortable reality has prompted a Tokyo airport to start offering travelers toilet paper designed specially for your handset.