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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Chan Zuckerberg Biohub starts handing out big bucks to disease researchers

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, a not-for-profit medical research organization set up by the Facebook CEO and his wife, has started to hand out funds for research to "combat all human diseases."

Beleaguered BlackBerry rolls out its latest plan to make some money

After BlackBerry saw its mobile business crumble, it shifted focus to software and services. Its latest idea is a subscription-based BBM Enterprise SDK designed to easily incorporate secure messaging, voice, and video into apps.

On-demand laundry services are on the rise, and one is expanding to 15 countries

Dubbed the "Uber for laundromats," on-demand laundry services have been around for a few years now. In the highly competitive market, Laundrapp is hoping to clean up and is about to expand to 15 countries.
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A NASA scientist needed to find out if this ‘abandoned space capsule’ was real

Drivers heading along Interstate 10 south of Phoenix may spot what appears to be an abandoned space capsule by the side of the road. But what exactly is the story behind this piece of "space kit"?
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Run by robots: Amazon’s high-tech supermarket may only need three employees

Amazon started testing a high-tech "grab and go" grocery store in Seattle shortly after unveiling the concept toward the end of last year. But a new report suggests it's planning a much larger version run mainly by robots.
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SpaceX wants to launch a rocket every two weeks from its new Florida site

SpaceX is about to ramp up its launch schedule to a level not seen in its seven-year history of rocket launches. The feat has been made possible by the addition of a new Florida launch pad that's set to go into service next week.
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Qatar Airways breaks record with a flight many wouldn’t want to take

If your body seizes up after flights of, say, six hours, then it's best you skip Qatar Airways' newest service. A record breaker for time spent in the air, the Doha-to-Auckland flight takes seven hours short of a whole day.
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Amazon’s Super Bowl ad proves it hasn’t given up the dream of drone delivery

Amazon's Prime Air drone turned up in one of the company's Super Bowl ads on Sunday, reminding the masses that it's still intent on one day launching a delivery service using the flying machine.
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Drone flights at the world’s busiest airport? What’s going on?

Most drone operators, whether consumers or companies, are well aware they can't fly their drones close to airports. But Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport has had several flying on site, albeit for a good reason.

Watch how two cars made 20 years apart deal with a high-speed crash

While we wait for tech to turn cars into driverless pods, the reality is that crashes are still going to happen. So it's reassuring to know that car safety has improved hugely over the last 20 years.
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Forget about flying your drone at Sunday's Super Bowl

If you're a drone owner who's down Houston way on Sunday and you're thinking how cool it'd be to get an aerial shot of the Super Bowl, forget it. The FAA has imposed a flight ban within 35 miles of the stadium.

Medals for Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics will be made of recycled smartphones

All of the gold medals presented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be made entirely of metal recovered from discarded mobile devices. Organizers are encouraging phone users in Japan to drop off old handsets at special collection points.