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.

FAA orders airlines to replace cockpit displays in 1300 jets over Wi-Fi interference

The Federal Aviation Administration is ordering airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing 737 and 777 planes following concerns over Wi-Fi interference that could cause the screens to go blank.

Netflix looking for ‘official Instagrammers’ for paid travel gig

Netflix is offering Instagram users paid-for travel and $4,000 in exchange for some awesome photo content. The company is looking for three so-called 'Grammasters' for the two-week gig, and interested folk have until October 7 to put their…

Apple Watch won’t hit mass production till January, report claims

Apple looks like it may have a tough time getting its new smartwatch into stores by "early" 2015, with a report Tuesday suggesting mass production of the device won't begin until January, two months later than some observers had been…
Social Media

Reddit raises $50m in funding round, plans to share some of it with its users

Social news site Reddit has raised around $50 million in its latest funding round in an unusual deal that looks set to see investors give 10 percent of their new equity to the site's vibrant user community.
Cool Tech

Wikileaks’ Julian Assange turns up on stage in Nantucket – as a hologram

When Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said back in August that he was planning to leave the Ecuadorean Embassy "soon," perhaps he was simply referring to a holographic version of himself.

Drones used to show huge scale of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations

Drone operators in Hong Kong have been using their flying machines to show the huge scale of the pro-democracy demonstrations currently taking place there, with several sequences posted to YouTube in the last couple of days.

iPhone 6 to go on sale in China after regulator gives approval

China has given permission for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to be used on its wireless networks, paving the way for sales of the handsets in the world's biggest smartphone market.

Microsoft confirms flagship store coming to Fifth Avenue

Microsoft has around 100 retail stores operating across the U.S. and Canada, but its upcoming Fifth Avenue location will "serve as the centerpiece of our Microsoft Stores experience," its retail chief said.

SoftBank looking to acquire DreamWorks Animation, report suggests

SoftBank may be on the verge of acquiring DreamWorks Animation in a deal that could see the Japan-based wireless carrier bring exclusive movie content to Sprint customers at the same time as helping the animation company expand its presence…

Instagram blocked in mainland China as political unrest continues in Hong Kong

As pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong escalate, the Chinese authorities have blocked access to Instagram on the mainland. With many social media services already blocked there, protesters turned to the Facebook-owned site to post…
Movies & TV

FAA green lights commercial drone use for movie and TV companies

Thanks to a ruling by the FAA Thursday, a number of movie and TV production companies looking to shoot a dramatic aerial sequence can now ignore the pricey helicopter and instead employ the services of a professional drone operator.

Bendgate: Apple opens doors to testing lab, says it’s only had 9 complaints of bent phones

Apple has opened the doors to its "reliability testing lab" to show customers how it tests the strength and durability of its products. The move comes as some users of the recently released iPhone 6 Plus complain of bent devices.