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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Blue Origin’s prototype space tourism capsule looks plush and roomy

Blue Origin boss Jeff Bezos has released photos of the capsule that will one day take space tourists on the ride of a lifetime. The first trip could take place as early as next year.

Lyft Shuttle is a ‘bus service’ for commuters with fixed routes and fares

Lyft is testing a new shuttle service for commuters that operates more like a regular bus service. Advantages include a consistent and reliable service, as well as fixed fares.
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The Brits have just introduced ‘the most secure coin in the world’

The U.K. has just launched a one-pound coin that the Royal Mint claims is impossible to replicate. That's in contrast to the coin it replaces, of which there were thought to be some 40 million fakes in circulation.

AmazonFresh Pickup lets you ‘click and collect’ your groceries in minutes

Amazon is prepping a new grocery service where you can shop online and then collect your order at a time that suits you. AmazonFresh Pickup will give Prime members even more options for how they receive their orders.
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A giant tunnel for ships will make sea journeys safer, Norway says

With the treacherous North Sea on its western coast, transporting goods and people by sea in Norway can be a dangerous affair. That's why the country is looking to build a giant tunnel for ships.
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Amazon’s futuristic grab-and-go store has reportedly hit a snag

Amazon's grab-and-go grocery store has reportedly hit a snag. Apparently, the technology is having trouble tracking shoppers when there are lots of them in the store, so the "early 2017" launch now seems unlikely.
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The Gladius submersible drone lets you explore the ocean without getting wet

If you've become bored of your quadcopter and fancy a new kind of drone adventure, how about a camera-equipped submersible? The Gladius underwater drone comes with a 4K camera and can sink 100 meters beneath the waves.
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This drone is the size of a jumbo jet, could carry cargo across the ocean

An ambitious California startup says it's come up with a drone design that could deliver freight faster than a ship and at lower cost than a plane. Natilus hopes to start testing the giant autonomous drone this summer.

Lyft wants to help you donate to charity with every ride

A small cash donation can go a long way, especially if you multiply it by millions. Lyft is launching a new scheme for riders that'll automatically round up the fare to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to charity.
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Amazon retail stores could use augmented reality to sell furniture, appliances

Not content with books and groceries, Amazon's next brick-and-mortar store could focus on furniture and appliances and incorporate augmented reality to help customers choose the most suitable items.

Uber puts the brakes on its self-driving fleet after Arizona car crash

Uber suspended its self-driving car pilot program on Saturday after one of its vehicles was involved in a smash in Tempe, Arizona. No injuries were reported, and cops said the other car appeared to have been at fault.
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Smart glove gives bikers turn-by-turn navigation 2:06

A smartphone mounted on handlebars isn't always the best way to follow directions when you're out on your motorbike. So say hello to the TurnPoint, a smart glove that uses LED lights to point the way.