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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Pumped up: NASA has just expanded the space station’s first inflatable room

Following Thursday's failed effort, NASA had another go on Saturday at expanding the International Space Station's first-ever inflatable room. The good news is that this time everything went pretty much according to plan.
Cool Tech

Jeff Bezos says Blue Origin’s next space mission will deliberately go wrong

Blue Origin has been making good progress with its New Shepard space missions, but the next one is going to go wrong. The system failure will, however, be carefully planned, and is all part of a safety test for the capsule that'll one day…
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NASA has a big problem with its inflatable space room

NASA's first-ever expandable space habitat has a bit of a problem – it won't inflate. Thursday's debut attempt to get air into the module failed to go according to plan, leaving engineers to ponder the problem overnight. An…
Web

Facebook and Microsoft dive underwater to lay a new internet cable to Europe

In an effort to keep up with growing demand for high-speed online services, Facebook and Microsoft have joined to forces to lay a transatlantic data cable that'll mark "an important new step in building the next generation infrastructure of…
Mobile

For 32 hours, a group live streamed the ‘terms and conditions’ of apps like iTunes

A consumer group in Norway is so fed up with the "absurd ... scope, length, and complexity" of smartphone apps' terms of use that it decided to highlight the issue by reading out user agreements in a marathon reading session lasting 32…
Mobile

Using a cell phone jammer just cost this guy $48,000

A Florida man who was caught using a signal jammer during commutes in an effort to stop drivers using their handsets has this week been hit with a $48,000 fine by the Federal Communications Commission.
Cars

Google tootles into Detroit with its self-driving car project

Google has just announced plans for a brand new R&D center in the traditional home of the automotive industry. The Detroit facility will initially focus on readying the recently announced self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Mobile

You could be about to see lots and lots of ads on Google Maps

Ads. That's what Google's all about. So don't be surprised if you start seeing lots of "promoted pins" on Google Maps soon. The web giant is about to start testing the feature, which'll see many of those familiar red pins replaced by…
Cars

Uber drives off with Toyota in latest ride-hailing partnership

In the latest in a series of similar collaborations involving major car companies, Japanese automotive giant Toyota on Tuesday announced a partnership with Uber that'll bring financial investment as well as car-leasing programs, app…
Cool Tech

NASA is about to inflate the space station’s first-ever expandable room

The International Space Station is about to get some new floorspace. On Wednesday NASA will inflate the station's first ever expandable room as part of a two-year trial that could lead to the living pods being used in future human missions…
Computing

Next MacBook Pro said to include OLED ‘touch bar’ to replace some keys

Will Apple ever update its MacBook Pro machine? A usually reliable analyst says to expect a lighter, slimmer design before the end of the year, adding that it'll include an OLED "touch bar" across the top as well as Touch ID support.
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Hoverboard with built-in cereal bowl is as absurd as it sounds

If you're always rushing to get to work on time and arrive having had no chance to wolf down breakfast, then a hoverboard like this one should sort you out good and proper.