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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Wearables

Snapchat’s Spectacles are already showing up on eBay for crazy prices

Within hours of Snapchat's new camera-equipped "Spectacles" going on sale from a single vending machine on Venice Beach on Thursday, some pairs of the video sunglasses started showing up on eBay. But the asking prices are crazy.
Mobile

Amazon ordered to start giving refunds to parents for their kids’ in-app buys

Amazon has been told to start organizing how it's going to pay back millions of dollars to parents whose kids made in-app purchases on their mobile devices without permission. A judge told the ecommerce company to begin paying up next year…
Music

Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen dies aged 82

The legendary Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died at the age of 82, a message on his official Facebook page announced on Thursday evening.
Cool Tech

Disney looks like it’s about to launch its first-ever drone show

Disney is teasing some aerial entertainment at one of its parks in the run up to Christmas. Details are scant, but it looks like it's about to launch a dazzling drone display to light up the night sky.
Cool Tech

Watch this robot solve a Rubik’s Cube in a fraction of a second

While there are a few humans who can solve a Rubik's Cube in little more than four seconds, robots, as you might expect, can do it even faster. Take the Sub1 – this amazing machine can analyze it AND complete it in a mere 0.637…
Cool Tech

A drone-delivered sausage could cost one Aussie guy $7,000 in fines

A guy in Melbourne, Australia, may be hit with a hefty fine after he used a drone to deliver a cooked sausage to a friend. The nation's aviation agency came across a video of the stunt, and didn't much like the pilot's flying practices.
Cool Tech

Alphabet’s ‘Project Wing’ drone initiative apparently hits severe turbulence, again

Is Alphabet's Project Wing drone initiative about to fall from the sky? A report this week says the company is scaling back the project significantly. Heck, a drone-related deal with Starbucks has even been scrapped.
Cool Tech

Hyperloop just took a major step toward becoming a reality in Dubai

One of the firms behind the ultra-fast Hyperloop transportation system has done a deal with Dubai to bring the plan closer to reality. Hyperloop One also rolled out a slick new video that gives us the best idea yet of what a…
Computing

A British bank pays out $3.1M to customers after ‘sophisticated’ hack

A British bank has paid its customers a total of 2.5 million British pounds (about $3.1 million) just a couple of days after an online heist swiped cash from its account holders over the weekend.
Cool Tech

GoPro is recalling its Karma drone

In a surprise announcement, GoPro said Tuesday it's recalling its all-new "Karma" quadcopter after receiving reports of the machine's motor cutting out during flight.
Cool Tech

Leaked NASA paper suggests the ‘impossible’ Emdrive engine actually works

The wider scientific community may be skeptical about the viability of Roger Shawyer's EmDrive propulsion system, but a leaked draft of a much-anticipated peer-reviewed paper from NASA describes tests showing the system as "consistently…
Computing

Watch this hilarious ‘Apple engineer’ explain the MacBook Pro’s lack of ports

Apple appeared to disappoint a lot of potential customers when it ditched most of the ports on its latest MacBook Pro laptops. This brilliant parody video gives us the behind-the-scenes story as to how it came about....