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.
Cool Tech

Watch as an e-cigarette explodes in a man’s pants in a NY City store

New Yorker Otis Gooding switched to e-cigarettes because he thought they'd be safer than smoking the real thing. But following his terrifying experience with the gadget this week, he may be reconsidering his decision.

How not to dispose of old floppy disks

Got any old floppy disks you want to get rid of? Then it's probably best you don't drop them onto the spinning blades of an upturned lawnmower. Although doing so can admittedly result in some rather striking slow-motion footage.

Chronos high-speed camera blasts through Kickstarter target in just a few hours

A high-speed camera that can capture footage at a whopping 22,000 frames a second and costs a surprisingly reasonable $2,500 hit its Kickstarter funding target on Wednesday within just a few hours of going live.

Feds want a ‘driver mode’ for smartphones to reduce driver distractions

A government agency is asking smartphone makers to build in technology that reduces the functionality of the device when its owner is driving. The idea is part of wider efforts to reduce accidents caused by distracted driving.

Broken smartphone? This handy $20 toolkit could help put it right

Whether you're an expert gadget fixer or considering taking on a repair challenge for the very first time, this useful-looking $20 toolkit could be just the ticket.

Want to improve your rider rating? Try Uber’s new driver compliments feature

If you find vocalizing a compliment in the direction of your Uber driver to be a tricky proposition when it comes to human interaction, then a new feature released this week by the ride-hailing service makes the procedure a whole…
Social Media

It’s time to ditch your Twitter account, Americans tell The Donald

The findings of a recent poll suggest the majority of Americans want The Donald to ditch his Twitter account now that he has the top job. However, it's hard to imagine the outspoken president-elect turning his back on his 15.8 million…
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Apple’s Jony Ive made a Christmas tree, and it’s exactly what you’d expect

Jony Ive has redesigned the Christmas tree as a tree with nothing on it. Apple's design chief, together with friend and collaborator Marc Newson, were asked to offer their own take on the festive tree for an installation at Claridge's hotel…

One of YouTube’s most prolific creators has just quit his popular daily vlog

Casey Neistat has built up quite a following on YouTube over the last 18 months. His channel has 5.8 million subscribers and his videos regularly get more than a million views. But now he's decided to quit his popular daily vlog.
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Eagles are giving drones a hard time in Australia

Ever had an eagle knock your drone out of the sky? A company in Australia has been having a real issue with the bird of prey, having so far lost nine drones in mid-air attacks during work operations.

Tesla’s fascinating self-driving car video shows us exactly what the vehicle ‘sees’

A fascinating new video released by Tesla over the weekend shows us exactly what its self-driving Autopilot technology "sees" as one of its cars navigates regular roads.
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GoPro is offering a free Hero5 camera as part of its Karma drone recall

GoPro's grand launch of its debut drone ended in disaster this month when it was forced to recall the flying machine in response to technical issues. By way of apology, the company is offering Karma buyers a free Hero5 Black camera worth…