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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Apple’s App Store has now paid more than $50 billion to developers

Fifty billion dollars, that's a lot of money. And that's how much Apple has so far paid to developers with software in its App Store. CEO Tim Cook also said that July turned out to be the most lucrative month for developers – and so…
Gaming

Olympic athletes hit the gym (the Pokémon Go gym, that is)

Having already become obsessed with it in their home countries, some of the Olympic athletes arriving in Rio this week have been expressing alarm at the absence of Pokémon Go in Brazil. The good news? It's just launched across Latin…
Mobile

Apple debuts international versions of the iPad Pro’s Smart Keyboard

Apple has just launched international versions of its Smart Keyboard for the iPad Pro, with localized layouts offered for users in the U.K., France, Germany, and Korea, among other countries.
Cool Tech

Brit bar owner turns to old tech to get people off their phones and chatting again

A bar owner in Britain is using technology invented more than 175 years ago to gently encourage drinkers at his new bar to put down their smartphones and start conversing with each other instead.
Cool Tech

Hone your drone skills with a touch of Tron in this quadcopter arena

DJI is about to open its first-ever drone arena, giving city-based drone fans easy access to a safe flying location. Opening in Korea this month, the arena features an LED-lit race circuit and screens offering first-person views of the…
Gaming

A New Jersey man is so fed up with Pokémon Go that he’s decided to sue

A New Jersey man is so fed up with Pokémon Go players turning up at his house to catch the game's digital creatures that he's decided to sue maker Niantic.
Cool Tech

Google gets the green light to test its delivery drones inside the US

With the commercial drone industry expected to generate more than $82bn in the next decade and create up to 100K jobs, the U.S. government has launched a $35m initiative to boost research and development in the sector, with Google one of…
Mobile

False smartphone alert of major quake leaves millions in Japan sweating

Millions of smartphones across Tokyo started beeping in unison on Monday after a quake-alert app warned them that a huge tremor was about to strike. It was, however, sent in error, sparking unnecessary panic among those expecting the worst.
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ catches 100M players, craze shows ‘little sign of losing steam’

Remember how everyone went crazy for Angry Birds a few years back? That particular smartphone game took a year to hit 100M downloads. Pokémon Go, on the other hand, has taken less than a month. Yes, developer Niantic really does have a hit…
Computing

Apple’s latest iPad Pro ad touts it as a full-fledged computer

Apple's latest ad for its top-of-the-range tablet touts it as a full-fledged computer. While the iPad Pro is certainly a powerful machine, many commentators have questioned whether it's really ready to replace a laptop or desktop…
Mobile

Uber gives up the fight in China and merges with archrival Didi Chuxing, report says

In June, Uber China's head of strategy insisted the company would move ahead of rival Didi Chuxing within a year. A report from Bloomberg on Sunday suggests, however, that there's been a major rethink behind the scenes.
Cool Tech

A man just survived a 25,000 foot jump from a plane without a parachute

Adrenalin junkies don't come much more committed than Luke Aikins. The 42-year-old skydiver on Saturday made a 25,000-foot jump without a parachute, and lived to tell the tale.