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

Airbus to build satellites for Richard Branson’s broadband-for-the-masses project

Airbus said Monday it's to build around 900 microsatellites designed to bring the Internet to remote and poorer parts of the world. The aerospace giant is partnering with Richard Branson for the project, as well as Internet satellite firm…
Cool Tech

Check out this insane near-vertical Dreamliner takeoff

This insane Dreamliner takeoff is certainly not for the faint-hearted. The stunning maneuver, performed as part of a rehearsal for the Paris Air Show, sees the latest version of Boeing's 787 plane apparently assume a vertical…
Movies & TV

Alibaba confirms it’s prepping launch of ‘China’s Netflix’

E-commerce giant Alibaba is looking to further diversify its offerings by entering the video streaming market in China. The Chinese Web giant said on Sunday its new service, called Tmall Box Office, would operate along similar lines to…

Belgian city launches ‘text walking lanes’ for smartphone addicts

Antwerp in Belgium is the latest city to tackle smartphone addicts who wander the streets lost in their handsets. In a bid to improve safety and keep everyone happy, "text-walking lanes" have been painted along some of the city's busy…

Is BlackBerry making an Android phone?

In a bid to boost its smartphone share and highlight the potential of its BES12 device management system, BlackBerry is reportedly getting ready to launch its first ever smartphone running Google's Android operating system.

Jawbone strikes out at Fitbit with second lawsuit, and pushes for future import ban

This is surely the last thing Fitbit needs right now. Just as the fitness-band firm preps for its imminent IPO, rival Jawbone has hit it with another lawsuit – the second in two weeks.
Social Media

Twitter waves bye-bye to square videos with new landscape mode

Twitter just became a little less square. The social media company on Wednesday introduced new functionality for iOS and Android that lets you shoot and share videos in full frame landscape mode from within the app.

Security experts Kaspersky report advanced hacking attack against its own network

A prominent computer security firm has revealed it was recently hit by hackers. Russia-based Kaspersky Labs said the "advanced attack" was still being investigated, though it was confident all customer data was safe.
Cool Tech

Google’s new Sidewalk Labs initiative aims to ‘improve life in cities for everyone’

Google CEO Larry Page on Wednesday took the wraps off Sidewalk Labs, a new company looking toward using technology to solve urban problems in an effort to improve life for city dwellers around the world.

Apple Maps cars hit the road to capture Street View-style images in the U.S. and the UK

Apple's project to knock its much-maligned Maps app into shape is a massive one, but bit by bit it's getting there. Following the addition of transit directions to iOS 9, it's now sending out a fleet of Apple Maps cars to capture Street…

Feeling charitable? eBay unveils donation feature in latest app update

Already available for Web users of eBay as well as those on Android, the e-commerce company this week rolled out a new feature for iOS users enabling sellers to easily donate a percentage of each sale to their favorite charity.

Instagram for Web gets much-needed makeover

Instagram designers have finally gotten around to showing some love to the Web version of the photo- and video-sharing service, this week rolling out a cleaner, fresher look that will likely be welcomed by one and all.