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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Cool Tech

Hold on tight! Video shows passenger jet pilot fighting extreme winds

YouTube has numerous videos showing aircraft coming in to land in windy conditions, but this one is different in that it shows the pilot close-up in the final stages before the plane's wheels touch down.
Mobile

Apple told to warn against charging phone in bath after man’s electrocution

A man died from electrocution recently when the charger connected to his iPhone touched the bath water he was in. A safety body warned that “people need to be aware of taking an electrical appliance into the bathroom."
Computing

The Heatbuff sits by your keyboard and keeps your hands nice and warm

Whether typing or gaming, your hands can sometimes get too darn cold to do things properly. The Heatbuff, a small infrared hand warmer that sits at the top of your keyboard, wants to change all that.
Cool Tech

Canada has just tightened the rules on recreational drone use

Canada this week tightened regulations on recreational drone use, imposing strict new rules that, if broken, could lead to fines of $2,250 — about $800 more than the maximum fine for similar offenses in the U.S.
Cool Tech

Budweiser announces its intentions to be the first beer on Mars 1:23

If humans do ever get to colonize Mars, it's likely some of them will want to enjoy the occasional beer. Well, Budweiser says it'd like to set up a brewery on the red planet to "officially be the first beer on Mars."
Cool Tech

Someone used a $3 million Patriot missile to destroy a store-bought quadcopter

A U.S. Army general this week revealed that an ally used a $3 million Patriot missile to destroy a $200 quadcopter that it deemed a threat. It seems like it might be a good time to check out a few of the other solutions available.
Cool Tech

If it takes off, this tiny quadcopter could be something special

The diminutive Kudrone looks like it could be an amazing bit of kit, with the mini quadcopter promising a slew of features at a decent price point. Shipping is set to start in August 2017.
Photography

GoPro releases the Karma Flight Kit to give your Grip a new lease on life

If you recently bought GoPro's image-stabilizing Karma Grip and you fancy doing something else with it other than just holding it in your hand, then how about sticking it on a Karma drone?
Home

Float lots of different objects above this magical levitating base

Whereas most levitating bases come with just a single compatible object, the Levitation X offers a range of items that include plates, plant pots, pillows, and ornamental decorations.
Home Theater

A pair of headphones caught fire on a woman’s head as she slept during a flight

There's never going to be a good time to have a pair of headphones explode on your head, but you certainly don't want it to happen while you're cooped up in coach at 38,000 feet.
Cool Tech

Boaty McBoatface is about to begin its maiden Antarctic voyage

It may have a silly name but Boaty McBoatface is set to help oceanographers around the world learn a great deal more about Earth's polar regions. The high-tech autonomous submarine embarks on its maiden voyage this week.
Outdoors

Electric skateboard hits 25 mph and charges itself when you brake

Whether for the daily commute or a quick trip to the store, electric skateboards are receiving increased attention from folks looking for a different kind of ride. So say hello to the IvoryBoard.