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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Cool Tech

Astronauts take us inside the space station’s new inflatable room for the first time

It's called an inflatable "room," but banish from your mind any thoughts of five-star luxury. The BEAM living pod is really a test module to see how the habitation system functions in space, and on Monday we took a look inside for…
Social Media

Not for the first time, Facebook is pushing users toward its Messenger app

Facebook is warning users of its mobile website that its messaging capability will soon end. The move will force users who're yet to download Facebook's Messenger app to finally do the deed, enabling the social networking giant to…
Mobile

Verizon’s ‘can you hear me now’ guy switched to Sprint

Remember Verizon's "test man," the one that went around the country asking, "Can you hear me now?" Well, he's back in the limelight, turning up in a brand new TV ad. For Sprint.
Social Media

Hey, look! Even the Zuck can get hit by hackers

Social media accounts belonging to Mark Zuckerberg were hit by hackers on Sunday. The breach may be connected to the recently reported LinkedIn hack, providing the perfect reminder for LinkedIn users to change their password if they haven't…
Web

In-flight Wi-Fi: No-go for Gogo on new fleet of planes, American Airlines says

American Airlines says it's inked a deal with ViaSat for in-flight Wi-Fi for its new 100-strong fleet of Boeing passenger planes. The deal is a blow to rival firm Gogo, though it too will be upgrading Wi-Fi services on some existing…
Cool Tech

Not before time, pro soccer will finally start testing in-game video replays

The only surprising thing about news that FIFA is looking to bring video replays to professional soccer is that it's taken this long to do it. Trials for the new Video Assistant Referee system will begin with MLS, among others.
Mobile

Facebook has just killed off an app that you may not have even heard of

Facebook has just killed off its Notify app. Reportedly having received only 63,000 downloads, the app, which pushed news notifications to mobile devices, clearly failed to catch on, though the company says it's learned a lot…
Mobile

UberBike lets you sling your two-wheeler in the car when you’re fed up riding

Amsterdam is a city with more bikes than people, so it's perhaps little surprise that Uber is now offering cars with bicycle racks. Called UberBike, the service is for tired cyclists "who don't feel like biking back home."
Web

To combat fake reviews, Amazon is suing its own merchants

Aware that fake product reviews threaten the integrity of its popular shopping site, Amazon has been making efforts to eliminate them by suing businesses that sell them to merchants. But now it's going after the merchants, too.
Wearables

Jawbone boss rubbishes recent reports suggesting it’s exiting wearables

Responding to a recent news report suggesting the firm had slowed production of its UP fitness trackers and sold remaining inventory to a third party, Jawbone boss Hosain Rahman on Wednesday described the claim as "unequivocally false."
Cars

When does a toot become a honk? The big question pondered by Google’s self-driving team

Google's driverless car team has been developing an algorithm that causes the vehicle's horn to sound differently according to the situation. The aim is to be polite and considerate, though it knows there's always the risk of a spot of road…
Computing

Leaked images claim to show next-gen MacBook Pro with OLED touch bar

We heard claims last week that Apple is working on an all-new MacBook Pro, and on Tuesday pictures surfaced that appear to show the revamped machine. The images, if genuine, also provide further evidence that Apple will include an OLED…