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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The bidding is open for Steve Jobs’ bathrobe, bow ties, and other stuff

There's an online auction underway this month featuring a selection of apparel owned by the late Steve Jobs. It may not be the usual purchase for an Apple fanatic, but there nevertheless may be something in the collection that's hard to…
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Australia’s new futuristic $5 bill will be one of the hardest in the world to counterfeit

Australia has just introduced a snazzy new $5 bill that it hopes has enough new security features to hinder even the most determined counterfeiting operation.
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Watch this super-tough coating make a watermelon bounce from a 150-foot drop

As you know, watermelons don't much like being dropped from a great height as they tend to disintegrate on impact, an act that renders them useless. However, coat it in a super-tough protective spray and the outcome is very…
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This unique GoPro stand frames your footage just how you want it

While most GoPro holders include tripods of various shapes and sizes or bendy contraptions with clamps, there's a new super-compact alternative that claims to offer 18 different shooting angles with hardly any set-up time…
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Amazon’s delivery drone team will like the sound of this significant FAA decision

Amazon is investing much time and money in its Prime Air drone, which it one day hopes will deliver packages to customers in under 30 minutes. Flying out of the line of sight of an operator is still a major issue, though a recent…
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Xiaomi’s new Mi Robot Vacuum really sucks (in a good way) and costs just $250

Xiaomi has just expanded its range of offerings yet again with the launch of an attractively priced robot vacuum. Predictably named the Mi Robot Vacuum, the new cleaning machine apparently sucks harder than its rivals, and costs…
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Amazon takes its press-to-order Dash button to the U.K., Germany, and Austria

Amazon launched its easy-order Dash button last year, and now the company has taken it beyond the U.S. for the first time. That means Prime members in the U.K., Germany, and Austria can now order everyday household items with the single…
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SpaceX is getting ready to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets

While it's already been busy successfully landing its reusable rockets on land and at sea, SpaceX hasn't actually gotten around to sending any of them skyward for a second time. But thanks to a deal with satellite company SES, that's about…
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Kim Dotcom’s latest court battle is live-streaming on YouTube right now

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom is currently fighting extradition to the U.S., with the entire courtroom battle being shown live online. Facing copyright infringement charges, Dotcom could ultimately face decades in jail if the case moves to…
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Boeing’s new 3D-printed tool for making wings is so big it set a world record 0:51

Boeing and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory have together landed a new world record for creating the largest solid object 3D-printed in a single piece. The special tool will help make the wings of Boeing's next-generation 777X…
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Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom will live-stream his extradition appeal on YouTube

Determined to avoid extradition to the U.S. on copyright infringement charges, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom will begin his appeal in a New Zealand court on Wednesday. And he's just won the right to live-stream the whole thing on YouTube.
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​New drone rules have just gone into effect, but they don’t help Amazon’s Prime Air plan

New rules for the commercial operation of drones went into effect on Monday. The new framework eliminates time-consuming application procedures for businesses keen on making use of the technology, though it doesn't help Amazon and its Prime…