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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Facebook Live takes on Snapchat, Periscope with new features and design

Some nifty new features are on their way to Facebook Live in the next few months, among them the ability to add another person to a broadcast, and, in a swipe at Snapchat, the chance to have fun with some wacky face filters.
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Uber plans to replace surge pricing with a more ‘upfront’ system

Uber's surge pricing system is one of the service's biggest annoyances for riders, so the company is doing something about it. But don't get too excited – you'll still have to pay more during busy times.
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SanDisk’s new 128GB iPhone storage case has a secret bonus feature

SanDisk has just rolled out another solution for iPhone 6/6S owners looking for a way to get more storage for their device. The iXpand Memory Case offers up to 128GB of extra space, and also features a handy optional extra.
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This underwater drone lets you explore the deep blue without getting wet

If you're a fan of the oceans and want to explore 100 meters down but don't actually fancy going there yourself, this underwater drone should be just the ticket.
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Amazon slapped with more fines over alleged dodgy shipments

Amazon ships masses of stuff around the U.S. all the time, though some of its goods have allegedly broken safety rules in the way they were packaged, leading the FAA to hit the company with some pretty hefty fines.
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Wunderbar! Instagram is launching a translation feature for its popular app

There are a lot of people on Instagram – 500M at the last count – which means there are also a lot of languages. Mindful of the fact, Instagram says it's about to roll out a new translation feature so we can all understand each other's…
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A lake in Italy has 2 miles of stunning floating walkways on it

Visit Lake Iseo in northern Italy this month and you'll see hundreds of people taking a stroll not by the water but on it. The feat has been made possible by the acclaimed Bulgarian-American artist Christo, who describes his work…
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Yahoo’s new Radar app wants to be your ‘virtual travel guide’

If your current travel app isn't up to the job, or you're yet to find one that is, Yahoo would love for you to check out its new Radar app. While offering similar functionality to its rivals, Yahoo claims Radar's AI features help take it to…
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Twitter wants you to get more creative, now lets you post videos of up to 140 seconds

Thirty seconds not enough for your Twitter videos? Well, now you have 140 seconds to work with. The change sees Twitter playing catch-up with rival services, with Instagram upping its limit to 60 seconds in March and Facebook digging ever…
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Watch this USPS driver deliver an Amazon package Frisbee-style

Well, it's one way to deliver a package. An Amazon shopper recently filmed what appears to be a USPS driver pulling a Frisbee move to get a package from the van to his house. Although it only reached the sidewalk.
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Read ebooks? You may be about to receive a payment from Apple

If you bought an ebook from Apple, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Kobo between between 2010 and 2012, you could be about to receive a payment. The refunds are linked to Apple's $450 million settlement of its long-running ebook price-fixing…
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Could Walmart replace shopping carts with robots?

Budgee is a cute basket-carrying robotic helper that's designed to follow you around the store as you shop, and it could be coming to a Walmart near you.