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.

More ‘Buy’ buttons coming to Twitter after Stripe simplifies mobile payments

Twitter users look set to see more "Buy" buttons in their feeds after online payments startup Stripe launched a new service that lets merchants more easily sell their products via tweets.

These Instagrammers are so good Getty just gave them $10K each

Impressive work by three Instagrammers who use the photo-sharing site to document stories from under-represented communities has led to each of them being awarded a $10,000 grant from Getty Images to help fund future projects.

Honda gets green light to test self-driving cars on California roads

Honda is pushing ahead with its driverless-car plans, recently obtaining permission from the state of California to test autonomous vehicles on its public roads. The news follows the car maker's recent R&D expansion in Silicon Valley.
Cool Tech

Awesome Jony Ive soundboard lets you create soothing sentences using ‘aluminium’

Fans of Jony Ive's dulcet tones can now have him say what they want thanks to a new soundboard that's just hit the Web. The current list of vocabulary includes an abundance of Ive's carefully selected adjectives and, of course, the word…
Cool Tech

SpaceX shows off new ‘Crew Dragon’ interior for manned flights to ISS

A new video released by SpaceX Thursday shows that astronauts traveling to the ISS on board its Crew Dragon capsule will be riding in some style when the craft is put into use in the next couple of years.

Apple Pay UK: Lloyds Bank and Halifax join the Apple Pay family

Apple Pay has gone live in the UK. It's the first time for the tech company to take its contactless payment service outside of the U.S., with both Apple and the 250,000 U.K. locations where it's available hoping for a smooth rollout.

Periscope is finally letting you view and broadcast in landscape mode

Periscope users may have just about gotten used to using portrait mode for their live streams, but now they have the option to broadcast in landscape too. The new feature was rolled out with a bunch of other updates on Thursday.

Selfie stick fail: Selfie-shooting driver gets canoe through windshield

A Florida driver recently had the great idea of using a GoPro on a selfie stick to video himself speeding along a dirt track with some buddies. However, a quick glance at the camera culminated in a canoe coming through his…

Amazon finally snuffs out the Fire Phone

Amazon's finally given up on the Fire Phone – the company confirmed Wednesday it's sold through its inventory of Fire Phone stock and has no plans at the current time to replenish stock.

Uber protests: Aussie taxi drivers latest to rally against service

Another day, another protest by taxi drivers somewhere in the world unhappy with Uber's presence. Licensed drivers in Melbourne and Sydney took to the streets Thursday, pushing for their local governments to force Uber to adhere to local…

Look out, Instagram’s big ad push is about to begin

It took three years for Instagram to bring ads to its service, and ever since it's been treading carefully in a bid to keep users onside. With that in mind, we're curious to see how a new ad push, likely to attract many new marketers…
Home Theater

Netflix pushes deeper into Asia, coming to four more markets soon

Global domination in the video streaming market appears to be at the forefront of Netflix's long-term plans – a week after landing in Asia with its Japan launch, the company is set to arrive in four more markets in the region early next…