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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Watch this robot lawnmower take on a moose, and lose

Who do you think would emerge the victor in a showdown between a robot lawn mower and a moose? Someone in Norway recently found out when they sent their grass-cutting machine into battle after catching the animal stealing apples…

One of Google’s self-driving cars just got bashed up in its worst crash yet

One of the biggest challenges facing Google's self-driving car project is how to deal with the sudden careless actions of other drivers. Testing its tech on a Mountain View road recently, one of Google's driverless vehicles suffered its…
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China’s alien-hunting telescope, the world’s largest, is now operational

Is there alien life out there? Now that it's finished building its FAST radio telescope -- the largest of its kind in the world -- China hopes to find out.

10 percent of Galaxy Note 7 owners are exchanging it for a different phone

Samsung said on Thursday that so far half a million U.S.-based Galaxy Note 7 owners have exchanged their potentially dangerous phone, with "90 percent" happy to swap it for another Note 7. Which means 50,000 have opted for something else.
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Robots will soon be delivering groceries in Washington, DC

Compared to Amazon's ambitious drone delivery plan, Starship Technologies' solution for last-mile delivery is a little more, you might say, down to earth. Using self-driving robots, the firm is about to trial grocery delivery in the…

Uber’s convenient ‘Scheduled Rides’ feature has finally arrived in New York City

Scheduled Rides is a feature of Uber's service that lets you book a ride between 15 minutes and 30 days ahead of the pick-up time. Already available in many cities around the world, on Thursday it finally launched in New York City.

Warning from police: Never plug in a USB stick you get in the mail

If you found an unmarked USB stick that you knew wasn't yours, your first reaction might be to stick it in your PC to find out what's on it. But beware – it could be infected with some nasty malware.
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Mark Zuckerberg is about to spend $3 billion trying to cure all diseases

As part of the work of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative set up by himself and wife Priscilla last year, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has pledged $3 billion for scientific work aimed at curing "all diseases in our children's lifetime."

Now Amazon wants to print your photos, too

Continuing in its quest to be your one-stop shop for pretty much everything, Amazon quietly launched yet another new service this week – photo printing. Prices are competitive, though we're yet to see the quality of the prints.
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Apple has filed a patent for a paper bag, really

Apple has filed patents for a myriad of tech stuff over the years, from VR goggles to a wraparound phone display to a tablet cover with a built-in screen. Its latest one, however, is for a paper bag.

Man used fake mobile boarding passes to live in airport lounges for 18 days

It wasn't quite Tom Hanks in The Terminal, but there were a few similarities. Malaysian Raejali Buntut recently spent 18 days living at Singapore's main international airport, though the way he went about it has just landed him with a…

YouTube says you can be a ‘Hero’ if you help moderate its site

Fancy helping to keep YouTube an upbeat and positive experience for its enormous community of more than a billion global users? Then you might be interested in becoming a Hero....