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.

Judge throws out Apple Store employees’ ‘bag check’ class-action lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit brought by Apple store employees seeking payment for the time spent having their bags checked every time they clock out has been dismissed by a California judge, who suggested they could avoid the checks by leaving…

John Lennon’s ‘Love Me Do’ guitar sells at auction for a whopping $2.4M

A Gibson acoustic guitar played by John Lennon on some of The Beatles' first hits sold for auction in California on Saturday for a whopping $2.4 million. The owner had it for nearly 40 years before discovering it once belonged to the late…
Social Media

Snapchat takes on Facebook in video views, triples traffic since spring

Snapchat's video traffic has tripled since May to six billion views daily, it was revealed Sunday. In the battle for video views, Snapchat appears to be catching Facebook, a social network with more than 10 times as many users.
Social Media

Adele admits her team banned her from Twitter for drunk tweeting

If you're a global superstar with millions of Twitter followers, one dodgy tweet after a boozy night out could result in a bigger-than-usual headache the next morning. Fearing just that, Adele has admitted her management team checks all her…
Cool Tech

Fancy a career change? NASA’s hiring astronauts!

NASA took to social media this week to let people know it's on the hunt for wannabe astronauts. Yes, if you're bursting with qualifications, stand between 62 and 75 inches, and don't mind spending long periods away from home, this could be…
Cool Tech

U.S. prisons have a major drone problem, and there’s no good solution yet

It's not only the FAA that's looking for a way to down drones flying in restricted areas. The U.S. Prison Bureau, too, is becoming increasingly alarmed at the rising number of incidents involving contraband-carrying flying machines trying…

Drone maker DJI buys a stake in high-end camera maker Hasselblad

Drone maker DJI has bought a stake in Hasselblad, a firm famed for its high-end camera gear. The pair are offering little in the way of details regarding future plans, speaking only of "sharing technical expertise and paving the way for…

Drone offers a close-up of Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus

Construction workers building Apple's "spaceship" campus must be used to seeing drones buzzing overhead by now. Hobbyists keen to capture the site's development have been posting videos on YouTube ever since work on it started –…

Motorola to include a ‘Drop Zone’ in its first ever brick-and-mortar store

Motorola built a powerful online customization tool with Moto Maker, but it also knows the value of letting consumers get their hands on its gear. With that in mind, the mobile firm will this week open its first brick-and-mortar store, in…

Check out New Zealand’s stunning hiking trails in this new Street View imagery

New Zealand's "Great Walks" are trails famed for their outstanding natural beauty, but for many they're just too far away to ever have a hope of visiting. Street View changes all that (sort of), having just unveiled new imagery of these…

From bad to worse: Now VW says 800,000 of its vehicles have CO2 issues

The nightmare is far from over for VW. The German automaker said Tuesday it's now uncovered "unexplained inconsistencies" regarding levels of carbon dioxide output with 800,000 of its mostly diesel vehicles.
Cool Tech

Introducing the emoji keyboard, for when typing out words gets too much 1:11

It's finally happened. Someone has designed, built and launched a unique Bluetooth keyboard that lets you type emoji in a flash. Splash out $100 on the Pro model and you'll have 120 emoji to choose from, surely enough to give up…