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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Photography

Apple’s Tim Cook shares first photos from iPhone 7 Plus, taken by someone else

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are about to hit stores, and on Sunday Apple's Tim Cook showed off some images taken with the larger of the two devices. The 7 Plus is the first iPhone to come with two rear cameras, one with a 28mm lens and the…
Cool Tech

Australian Hyperloop team suggests ditching high-speed rail plan for Musk’s super-fast system

As Russia, India, the UAE, and Slovakia examine the viability of one day building a transportation system using Hyperloop technology, a team of Australian engineers hoping to design its passenger pods wants its government to also back the…
Cool Tech

How a small typo landed a commercial plane in the wrong country

A data entry error by an AirAsia pilot in Sydney, Australia, kicked off a bizarre chain of events that led a passenger plane bound for Malaysia to land in the Australian city of Melbourne instead.
Cool Tech

SpaceX rocket explosion may leave it grounded for up to a year

It's thought SpaceX could be grounded for up to 12 months as it seeks to learn the cause of last week's accident in which one of its Falcon 9 rockets suddenly exploded during a fueling operation.
Cool Tech

Blue Origin’s upcoming crew escape test will probably blow up its rocket

Moving toward his goal of creating a reusable rocket system for tourist trips into space and more, Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos has announced his team will soon test a crucial safety procedure that'll likely end with the…
Mobile

FAA ‘strongly advises’ against using the Galaxy Note 7 on flights

In a strongly worded statement, the FAA is warning air travelers with a Galaxy Note 7 not to turn on or charge their device during a flight. The advisory, issued Thursday, follows multiple reports of the handset suddenly catching fire.
Mobile

The FAA may ban Samsung’s exploding Galaxy Note 7 from U.S. flights

The FAA is considering whether to stop people taking Samsung's troubled Galaxy Note 7 phablet onto planes. The regulatory agency has confirmed it's exploring the possibility following multiple incidents of the device exploding without…
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ hits 500 million downloads, with billions of miles walked

If you thought people were turning away from Pokémon Go, think again. Niantic, the company behind the augmented-reality game, said on Wednesday that Go has now been downloaded more than 500 million times, with a rollout for the Apple Watch…
Mobile

Apple has quietly cut the cost of replacing a cracked iPhone display

Keep dropping your iPhone and breaking the screen? If you paid to join the AppleCare+ warranty program, the good news is that Apple's charge for replacing your cracked display has been substantially reduced.
Cars

Uber is expanding its efforts to give you a smoother ride

No Uber user wants a ride that has them lurching back and forth like a headbanger at a heavy metal gig. So in an effort to encourage smoother driving, the ride-hailing company is expanding recent efforts to improve driving skills.
Cool Tech

China plans futuristic $1.5-billion theme park with near-space balloon ride experience

China has unveiled plans for a futuristic $1.5-billion theme park with links to its high-altitude balloon project that could one day take tourists on leisurely rides to near-space.
Computing

Yelp is offering ‘nice’ hackers up to $15,000 to squash its bugs

Yelp has joined the likes of Google, Microsoft, and Facebook with the launch of its own bug bounty program aimed at rooting out security flaws in its online offerings. Open to the public, the company is offering a top cash reward of $15K…