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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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…
Home

Airbnb makes it easy for neighbors to gripe about noisy guests

Airbnb knows that folks using its service sometimes step out of line, upsetting local residents with excess noise or other unsociable behavior. So on Tuesday it launched a new online service that lets disgruntled neighbors submit complaints…
Cool Tech

Russia wants to crisscross its country with its own Hyperloop-like tracks

With his grand Hyperloop plan, Elon Musk has inspired Russia to start developing its own similar technology in the hope of one day connecting all four corners of the massive nation.
Computing

Aimed at ultra-slim laptops, Samsung’s new 512GB SSD weighs less than a dime

Big in capacity, small in size, and fast in speed, Samsung has makers of ultra-slim PCs and tablets in its sights with its new 512GB solid-state drive.
Cool Tech

VanMoof’s ‘unstealable’ SmartBike comes with a surprising promise

A Dutch bike firm is offering an unusual deal with its latest high-tech two-wheeler. The company promises that if it's stolen, a recovery team will track it down and return it to you within two weeks. And if it fails, it'll give…
Photography

Taking selfies with seals really isn’t a good idea, wildlife officials warn

Yes, they do look cute and cuddly. But seals also have powerful jaws that could do you some damage. With that in mind, and to protect the seals themselves, wildlife officials have told visitors to New England beaches to stop taking selfies…
Photography

Space station astronaut shows off camera kit behind stunning Earth shots

Tim Peake has been posting some stunning shots of Earth since he arrived on the International Space Station back in December. In response to an often asked question, the astronaut recently showed off the kit he uses to grab the amazing…
Home

Asus wheels out Zenbo, a cute home robot that seems too good to be true

With great gusto and showmanship, Asus chairman Jonney Shih on Monday unveiled Zenbo, a home robot that will only cost you $600. The talented machine can perform a myriad of functions and promises to be the "robot of your dreams."
Mobile

Asus goes big, real big, with new ZenFone 3 line-up

Asus has launched not one but three new models of ZenFone 3, and the largest is big enough to be a tablet. The phones boast high-end cameras, integrated antenna design, and the latest Snapdragon processors.