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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Mobile

Gmail now lets you banish annoying senders with new ‘block’ button

Not before time, Google has finally rolled out a "block" feature for Gmail enabling users to avoid emails from annoying senders in just a couple of taps. An "unsubscribe" button has also landed, allowing for better management of unwanted…
Mobile

Apple to alert affected users about major iOS security breach

Now it's had a chance to better assess the situation regarding malware-infected apps that have landed in its app store, Apple has posted a Q&A page explaining to iOS users what steps it's taking to help those affected and to stop it…
Mobile

Uber starts testing UberCommute, a carpooling service for drivers

In its latest move aimed at expanding its presence in China, Uber has started trialing a new car pooling service for drivers. UberCommute marks the first time for the ride-hailing company to head outside of the U.S. to test a new service.
Social Media

Pope featured in White House’s first ever Periscope production

President Obama and his team have long been known for their enthusiastic use of social media, so it was only a matter of time before it jumped aboard live-streaming service Periscope. Its first ever broadcast showed the pope arriving in the…
Cars

Apple’s electric car may hit the road in 2019

Apple is reportedly pushing ahead with efforts to build an electric car, targeting 2019 as a launch date. A Wall Street Journal report on Monday also claims that the team working on the project is set to be increased in size from 600 to…
Mobile

Apple cleans up iOS store after major malware security breach

Apple said it's cleared its iOS store of malware-infected apps in what's thought to be the largest security breach of its kind to hit the software marketplac. One Silicon Valley security firm described the malicious software as "very…
Photography

Say hello to yourself while eating with the first selfie spoon 0:30

We've all been there. We're eating cereals and suddenly have an overwhelming urge to snap a selfie. OK, none of us have been there, but the makers of Cinnamon Toast Crunch have nevertheless launched a Selfie Spoon for perfect…
Cool Tech

Robot fail: Android cusses at two BBC presenters live on air

A robot appeared to drop the F-bomb live on air during the BBC's breakfast show this week. Having just been thanked by anchor Charlie Stayt for visiting the studio, "Linda" surprised everyone, including millions of viewers, with…
Mobile

Forget museums, now train services are banning the selfie stick

The selfie stick is picking up plenty of bans at museums and sports stadiums, but train stations? The operator of Japan's bullet train has decided the extendable monopods are an accident waiting to happen, and are warning travelers to…
Social Media

Snapchat partners with Burberry to premiere fashion house’s next collection

Burberry has done a deal with Snapchat to launch its 2016 spring/summer collection exclusively on the service. Called the Snapchat Show, content including photos and videos will go live at 2pm ET this Sunday, before, of course, vanishing 24…
Computing

‘Oh, come on!’ Microsoft CEO pleads with Cortana to work properly during live demo

"No, this is not going to work." That was the conclusion of Microsoft boss Satya Nadella after trying several times to get Cortana to correctly process his query during an on-stage event this week. Whoever said digital voice…
Wearables

Google renames Glass team ‘Project Aura’, working on ‘cool wearables’

Google has reportedly hired a bunch of engineers and developers for its Glass team, which is now thought to be working under the name "Project Aura." Besides working on a new version of Glass, Aura is also said to be developing other "cool…