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.

WikiLeaks’ Assange is still holed up in an embassy and now he’s had his internet access cut

WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange is still holed up inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. But just as the whistleblowing site is in the middle of posting a bundle of new highly sensitive material, officials have suddenly blocked his access…

‘Pokémon Go’ just became even harder to play while driving

Niantic's latest update for 'Pokémon Go' suggests there are still plenty of people out there playing the game while behind the wheel. Trouble is, anyone else in the car – or even on a train or bus – is also affected by the change.

Uber for farmers: A tractor-hailing app has just launched in India

We've seen the Uber for private jets, the Uber for driveway snow removal, and even the Uber for trash collection. Now, in India, there's an Uber for farmers that lets them hail tractors for their work as and when required.

Afraid of the dark? Then best you don’t enter Airbnb’s Halloween contest

Fancy spending a night in Dracula's castle? Airbnb is offering an overnight stay there in a special Halloween contest. The prize includes a "hearty, blood-enriching meal" and coffins for beds.

Stop using ‘Autopilot’ in your car advertisements, Germany tells Tesla

Nervous that Tesla drivers don't fully understand the limitations of the vehicle's Autopilot mode, Germany's transportation authority has demanded the company stop using the term in its ads.

Apple has set its iPhones free inside its stores

Apple is removing the security tethers from iPhones on display inside its stores. Several locations have removed the device so customers can handle the phones more naturally. You're even welcome to try it in your pocket (so long as you take…

Uber is using drones to fly UberPool ads in front of gridlocked drivers

Businesses are finding all sorts of amazing uses for drones, but Uber's airborne ad campaign may be one of the weirdest yet. The ride-hailing company is using quadcopters to fly ads for its carpooling service just a few feet from gridlocked…
Cool Tech

A Chinese rocket has just blasted off to begin the nation’s longest manned mission to date

China is getting into space in a big way, spending huge amounts on an array of missions and projects in the coming years. Taking a big step toward the deployment of a permanent space station, the nation on Monday launched its…

Watch this daredevil cyclist perform epic stunts on a ‘wee day out’ in Scotland

Not for Danny MacAskill the easy ride home. The pro mountain bike rider's latest video shows the Scot nailing a slew of new stunts, "most of which would normally be assumed impossible on a mountain bike."
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An American company is now using drones to deliver medical supplies in Rwanda

Amazon and Google have a ways to go before they have a chance of getting any kind of U.S.-based drone delivery service off the ground, but a much smaller American company has made significant process overseas with a similar kind…
Social Media

Twitter will show one of the world’s biggest horse races in sports live-streaming push

The Melbourne Cup is one of the world's biggest horse races and Twitter's gearing up to live-stream the event. Continuing its push into sports streaming, Twitter will show the build up, race itself, and post-race analysis live from…
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A Japanese firm has started selling a tiny one-person smoking room for the office

Heavy smoker? Fed up with having to leave the office every time you want a ciggie? In that case, you might want to get yourself this one-person smoking room launched recently by a company in Japan.