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.

Apple ‘secret team’ prepping major App Store changes, report claims

Apple's App Store, which now offers more than 1.5 million apps, looks set to be overhauled in a bid to make it more efficient for both users and developers. And one of the reported changes could prove particularly beneficial for…
Social Media

Instagram’s ‘Explore’ grid now shows extra love to video

Instagram is pushing deeper into video, on Thursday rolling out an update to showcase the content in new channels – "videos you might like" and "featured" – in the app's Explore grid.

Vine’s new ‘Watch’ button takes away the loops

Vine has rolled out a new "Watch" button that lets you sit back and enjoy a channel's videos one after the other. The hands-free experience means no loops, and offers users a more convenient, as well as conventional, viewing experience.

GoPro lures key Apple designer from Jony Ive’s close-knit team

GoPro has nabbed a core member of Apple's famously close-knit design team as the company seeks to boost its business following slowing sales of its action cameras. Danny Coster spent more than 20 years at Apple and was seen as a key figure…
Cool Tech

Drone racing is becoming an official sport, and ESPN plans to cover it

Drone racing is set to go mainstream after ESPN inked a multi-year, global distribution deal with the International Drone Racing Association. The sports network's first broadcast will feature a national drone racing championship event in…
Virtual Reality

Experience the awesome power of a rocket launch with this close-up 360 video 3:32

Ordinarily you wouldn't want to get too close to a rocket launch, as it'd likely result in your demise. A new 360-degree video, however, offers the next best experience, allowing you to stand on a launch pad as a 22-story rocket…

This high-tech camera vest gives your pooch a shot at social media stardom 1:50

There are a growing number of gadgets and gizmos that we can stick on our dog, but how many of them take photos and post them to Facebook? Pedigree's "Posting Vest" may only be a prototype at this stage, but we bet there's a…
Cool Tech

Bezos outlines Blue Origin plan for space tourism, and it includes somersaulting

Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos says he hopes to have space tourists enjoying suborbital adventures in the next two years, adding that he wants passengers to be able to "float around, do somersaults, [and] enjoy the microgravity”
Movies & TV

Netflix has some excellent news for Top Gear fans

Netflix said Tuesday it plans to stream the all-new Top Gear show internationally. The agreement means the BBC-produced car show will be well placed to take on Amazon's upcoming offering featuring the three guys that presented the original.

The Notorious BIG to get the hologram treatment, and his mom’s delighted

First Tupac, now Biggie. Yes, The Notorious B.I.G. may have died in 1997, but that doesn't mean he can't ever take to the stage again. Of course, it's hologram technology that's making it all possible, and Biggie's mom, for one, is clearly…

The new I-1 camera brings back classic instant ‘Polaroid’ photo printing

If you're looking for a fun instant camera but aren't quite ready to wrench yourself away from digital tech, then how about the stylish I-1 device, a soon-to-launch Polaroid-type camera that you control via an iPhone app.

Look, no hands! Google’s latest app lets you control a phone with just your voice

Google announced the beta launch of Voice Access on Monday. The app allows for total control of an Android device via voice, and although aimed primarily at people with disabilities, it can of course be used by anyone when their hands are…