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.

Google cancels plan for NY City retail store despite spending $6m on renovations

Google has apparently scrapped plans for a flagship retail store in Manhattan despite spending $6 million on renovating the premises. The news comes just a few weeks after Microsoft opened its first flagship store in the NYC borough.

Activision buys ‘Candy Crush’ maker for $5.9bn in bid to reach mobile audience

In a bid to reach a global community of mobile game players, Activision has announced its intention to acquire Candy Crush Saga creator King Digital Entertainment in a deal valued at $5.9 billion.

If you can’t wait for Black Friday, Amazon has started its deals early

There's still four weeks to go but Amazon's already doing what it can to squeeze every dollar it can out of Black Friday. On Sunday the online retailer launched a Black Friday deals store with offers on "tens of thousands" items.

Subaru’s breathtaking VR rally car video takes you on a ride with champion driver

While there are plenty of POV rally car videos already doing the rounds, Subaru's high-speed 360-degree offering lets you also check out the views to the side and behind, though you might feel a little queasy if you do.

Amazon brings curtain down on its Amazon Local daily deals service

Amazon Local clearly hasn't worked out for the online retailer – it's shuttering the daily deals site on December 18. It'll instead turn its attention to other local-focused initiatives such as its Home Services program and fast meal…
Cool Tech

Finally, a workstation that lets you work while lying down!

The remarkable Altwork Station takes the standing desk to a whole new level, allowing you to sit, stand, and even recline. Five years in the making, its Californian maker says the creation "redefines how your computer and…

Apple’s retail efforts expand to Arab world with new store in Dubai

Apple started its retail business in 2001 and now runs more than 450 sites in 18 countries. However, it's taken until now for the tech firm to open its first stores in the Arab world, with launches on Thursday in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
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Google, Amazon, and Walmart invited to help shape drone registry rules

The government recently announced its intention to launch a drone database requiring owners to register their remotely controlled flying machines. On Thursday it emerged the likes of Amazon, Google, and Walmart will be helping to shape the…
Cool Tech

GoPro shows off video from its prototype drone, and it looks awesome 2:06

We still have no idea what GoPro's upcoming quadcopter will look like but its flying stability and gimbal look to be sorted. The company has just posted a video shot using its prototype machine, and the captured silky-smooth…
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‘Drone slayer’ cleared of charges, judge says he had the right to shoot down UAV

A Kentucky man who shot down a drone that was hovering over his family home has been cleared of all charges. The judge ruled William H. Merideth "had a right" to target the machine, describing its flight as an invasion of privacy.
Social Media

Twitter launches first TV ad campaign in bid to boost user numbers

Twitter's splashing out on new TV ads in a bid to jumpstart its sagging user growth. The first slot, broadcast during the World Series opener Tuesday night, highlighted Moments, the platform's new feature aimed at simplifying the…
Social Media

Honeymoon over for Dorsey as Twitter results disappoint again

Twitter's latest results have disappointed investors again, causing its share value to take a hit. The company is still struggling to attract new users in any great number, and it remains unprofitable, though losses were smaller than a year…