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.

Volkswagen staff appear to be using Google Glass at work

It seems as if Volkswagen logistics staff are using Google Glass for work. It certainly looks that way, with the car company issuing what it describes as "3D smart glasses" to a number of employees following a successful three-month trial.

Amazon said to be secretly testing own cargo planes in operation ‘Aerosmith’

In its latest step toward taking full control of its shipping operation and as it prepares for a bumper holiday season, Amazon is thought to be trialing the use of its own cargo planes in the U.S.

Hilton latest high-end hotel group to be hit by hackers

Point-of-sale systems inside major hotels' cafes, restaurants, and gift shops appear to be a firm favorite with hackers armed with data-collecting malware. Hilton is the latest global hotel group to fall victim to an attack, it was revealed…

Amazon resets some customer passwords over security fear

Amazon didn't go into too much detail about the issue but in an email sent to some customers this week the company revealed it'd reset a number of account passwords after learning they could be exposed to third parties.
Cool Tech

Drone registration looms as task force outlines its recommendations

The Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Transportation on Monday took a big step toward unveiling its consumer drone registry. The task force has just reported its recommendations, with the system expected to launch in the…

Brompton Bikes launches Instagram film contest for city explorers 1:12

Foldable-bicycle specialist Brompton is offering the chance to win some free travel and bikes in a short-film contest judged by Guy Ritchie, among others. All you have to do is enter a 15-second video with the theme "unseen city"…

Apple pushing to get Apple Pay into China, early February launch reported

Apple looks as if it's on the verge of launching its mobile payments service in one of its most important markets after a report Monday suggested iDevice users in China could have access to Apple Pay "by early February."
Cool Tech

This long-arm selfie stick wants to help you blend in, sort of

A guy in Japan felt a bit self-conscious getting his selfie stick out in public, so he cobbled together a few odds and ends to create a contraption to help him get the same kind of shots without standing out. Sort of.

Apple reportedly prepping support app to ease pressure on Genius Bar

Apple looks to be prepping the launch of a support app offering users a more efficient way of troubleshooting and solving issues with the company's devices. For Apple, such an offering should also help to ease the pressure on its in-store…

A man with a sword terrorized Apple’s flagship New York store

There was a serious incident inside Apple's famous "glass cube" store in Manhattan Friday afternoon when a man entered wielding a samurai sword. Described by cops as "emotionally disturbed," the individual was apprehended and no injuries…

Apple Pencil gets busted in bend test, but overall stands up pretty well

If the Apple Pencil thought it could escape a torture test, it had another thing coming. Video blogger Zach Straley this week stuck the device in the iPad Pro to see how much of a beating it could take, and the result is messy.
Movies & TV

Here’s Amazon’s plan for generating original content for Prime Video

If you fancy yourself as the next David O. Russell or Aaron Sorkin but continue to find enough excuses to avoid actually getting started with your screenplay, how about kicking things off today using a new writing tool from Amazon.