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.

YouTube Kids goes global following a sticky launch

YouTube Kids' first nine months hasn't exactly been plain sailing, but having made improvements to filters and addressed the concerns of consumer groups, it evidently feels the app is now ready to entertain kids outside of the U.S.
Social Media

Google determined to save Google+, gives it another makeover

Any reports of Google+'s death have clearly been greatly exaggerated, as the Web giant has just rolled out a revamped version of its social network that focuses on two of its more popular features.
Cool Tech

DJI to stop you from flying your drone in restricted airspace

DJI on Tuesday announced the imminent launch of a more dynamic version of its existing flight limitation software to help ensure operators only fly their machines in locations deemed safe.
Cool Tech

Drone registration will be easy so don’t pay a firm for help, FAA says

The drone registration process hasn't even been announced yet and firms are already trying to make a fast buck by offering help with registering. The FAA on Monday advised drone owners to "think twice" about paying, as the process will be…

Google working on two Glass-like devices ‘without displays’

Google's Glass team is reportedly working on three new headsets, two of which don't include a display. Details are sketchy at the moment, though at least one of the devices is thought to be an audio-focused gadget aimed at sports…

Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year isn’t a word – it’s an emoji

It's true, there's been a lot of fuss over emoji this past year, a factor that has persuaded Oxford Dictionaries to choose one as its "Word of the Year" for 2015.

Pandora buys pieces of Rdio to battle rivals Spotify and Apple Music

Rdio may be about to disappear but Pandora's stepping in to grab the best bits. That's right, as Rdio filed for bankruptcy Monday, music streaming service Pandora said it's acquiring parts of Rdio to help it bring on-demand features to its…

This couple is building a poop-powered home

While trips to the bathroom can often be the source of great relief, for one couple in Spain they'll soon be hugely satisfying, too. Why? Because they've developed a small-scale system able to turn poop into energy that should eliminate…

Damage limitation: VW apologizes for emissions scandal in full-page newspaper ads

VW on Sunday took out a series of full-page ads in major U.S. newspapers apologizing for the recent emissions scandal while promising to "make things right." The marketing effort follows the unveiling last week of a "goodwill package" for…

Why did Facebook turn on Safety Check for Paris and not Beirut? Zuckerberg explains

After Facebook activated its "Safety Check" feature in the wake of the Paris terror attacks, some wondered why the company hadn't also activated it for an attack in Beirut the day before. On Sunday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained.
Social Media

Snapchat starts charging for Lenses and then retweets complainers

Snapchat on Friday started charging for some of its lenses, a feature that lets users add comical overlays to selfies. Some users started kicking off on Twitter about the new in-app purchase, with the Snapchat team retweeting some of the…
Social Media

Paris attacks: Facebook puts its ‘Safety Check’ feature into action

Facebook activated its Safety Check feature on Friday night following multiple terror attacks across Paris. The service gives Facebook users with friends in the city an easy way to check up on their safety.