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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Airlander: The world’s largest aircraft has just completed its maiden flight

The Airlander 10 is huge. In fact, it's the biggest aircraft in the world today. Fifteen meters longer than a jumbo jet and capable of staying airborne for a couple of weeks, the flying machine on Wednesday successfully completed…

Thailand is calling for more ‘Pokémon Go’ stops and gyms to boost local tourism

With recent arson and bomb attacks in Thailand threatening to damage the nation's vitally important tourism industry, the authorities are keen to do what they can to give it a boost. And one suggested plan involves Pokémon Go.

Watch this iPhone SE experience an absurd drop test involving ‘Flubber’

Some handset durability tests are just plain nuts. This latest one, for example, involves encasing an iPhone SE in a slab of Flubber and dropping it from a great height. However, the result of the impact when the whole lot hits…
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Take a peek inside DJI’s first-ever Drone Arena

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Dubai’s latest wacky project is a rainforest inside a hotel

Dubai's next gift to the world will be a rainforest inside a hotel. That's right – the desert city that brought us the world's tallest building, floating villas, and a ski slope inside a shopping mall is now working on the creation of a…

20 major hotels were hacked by malware, including some Marriott locations

It's not the first time for an operator of high-end hotels to be hit by hackers, and it more than likely won't be the last. This time 20 establishments were targeted over a 15-month period, with customer data exposed in a series of malware…
Social Media

Snapchat may be buying search and discovery app Vurb for $110M

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So this is what it looks like when a car driver plays ‘Pokémon Go’

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Now you can view Instagram Stories on the web thanks to a new Chrome extension

If you're a regular visitor to the web version of Instagram's photo-sharing service, you'll have noticed its new Instagram Stories feature is yet to show up. A new Chrome extension, however, offers a solution.
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This crazy inventor just built — and tried out — a huge 360-degree swing in his yard

Briton Colin Furze has made a name for himself in recent years inventing crazy contraptions and putting them on YouTube. His latest work? A swing taller than his house that turns all the way around. With him on it.

Study ranks California as most likely place for ‘terrifying practice’ of driver selfies

Seems like some people just can't resist whipping out their smartphone for a quick selfie, even if they happen to be motoring along a highway at the time. A recent study into the behavior also revealed the state where most of these driver…

Budding VR filmmakers, GoPro’s six-camera 360-degree rig is finally ready to ship

GoPro is hoping to tempt budding VR filmmakers with its 360-degree "Omni" rig. Available from August 17, the kit comprises an aluminum cube-shaped rig fitted with six Hero4 Black action cameras which together offer immersive video…