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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Donald Rumsfeld’s interest in making solitaire apps is now a known known

No, Donald Rumsfeld's first app isn't an Iraq-based shoot 'em up or even a cryptic word puzzle about unknown known unknowns. It's actually a version of solitaire that he's been playing for the last 40 years and which was also a…
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Street View lets you scale Western Europe’s highest mountain in your pajamas

Google's Street View team recently scaled Western Europe's highest mountain to grab some of its most breathtaking imagery to date. Photographers, skiers, mountaineers, climbers, and runners all assisted the team, and we think…
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SpaceX’s Dragon capsule for astronauts blazes through crucial hover test

SpaceX wants to brings its Dragon 2 capsule back to Earth in the same way it's trying to do with its Falcon 9 rocket, using thrusters for a gentle ground landing. Working toward the goal, engineers recently put the capsule through…
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Kickstarter finally has an Android app

Kickstarter has just launched an app for Android, three years after rolling one out for iPhone and iPad users. Better late than never, though saying that, the initial offering is pretty basic. More features are promised, so sit tight.
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Own a hoverboard? Feds say get yourself a fire extinguisher, too

There's little doubt that hoverboard fires are a thing, and sometimes destroy entire homes. In fact, the situation is now so serious that a top safety official is urging owners to keep a fire extinguisher with their machine at all times.
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So, how do space toilets work? Astronaut Tim Peake answers ‘the big question’

It's "the big question" that everyone asks astronauts, apparently, and ISS inhabitant Tim Peake has kindly taken the time to give us an answer. The question? How do astronauts use a space toilet?
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Smartbe is a ‘self-propelling’ stroller, but could you really go hands-free? 2:59

If you've ever struggled with a stroller up a steep hill, you may have wished for a bit of motorized assistance to help you on your way. The Smartbe "intelligent stroller" could be the answer, and it even lets you go hands-free.
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UberEATS standalone app launching as part of meal-delivery expansion plan

Uber's been dabbling in meal delivery for some time, but in March it's set to roll out a standalone UberEATS app for 10 cities in its most aggressive expansion of the service yet.
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‘Drones are more like horses than cars’ – Amazon exec talks Prime Air

Amazon has offered up new tidbits on its Prime Air drone. The company says it's actually developing several different drones to cope with different environments across the U.S., and that its sense-and-avoid tech means it'll be more like a…
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Amazon begins selling devices and appliances that order their own supplies

Amazon on Tuesday activated its Dash Replenishment Service, a system that allows compatible smart devices around the home to reorder supplies so you don't have to. That's right, you'll be ordering stuff without even knowing about it.
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Uber scores exclusive Super Bowl 50 deal for rides to and from the game

For the first time, Uber can take football fans to and from the Super Bowl. Access has always been denied by host cities, but the ride-hailing company has done a deal to secure access to Levi's Stadium, which happens to be a short distance…
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Microsoft is going to give $1 billion in free services to help nonprofits

Microsoft has announced a plan to donate cloud services worth $1 billion to nonprofits and university researchers working "for the public good." CEO Satya Nadella said he hopes the initiative will enable recipients to "solve our greatest…