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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Wearables

Apple Watch reportedly hit by faulty Taptic Engine, slows rollout

A fault has reportedly been found with the Apple Watch's "Taptic Engine," a key component which alerts users to incoming information via subtle taps. No faulty units have been shipped, though the issue appears to explain the lengthy…
Mobile

Want to creep everyone out? This selfie stick looks like a human arm

If you'd like to have a friend in your selfies but don't actually have any, the Selfie Arm could be the answer. Made of fiberglass and featuring a hand that looks like it's been stolen from a morgue, the innovative device could be every…
Photography

Increased drone activity around Golden Gate Bridge ramps up security fears

Guardians of the Golden Gate Bridge are becoming increasingly worried about increased drone activity around the iconic structure. Citing security and safety concerns, officials are now calling for more powers to restrict flights…
Web

Google cozies up to European publishers with new $160 million journalism fund

In a move apparently geared toward easing tensions with various organizations within the European Union, Google has launched a $160-million online journalism initiative there to help media outlets develop more sustainable models for news.
Mobile

More bans roll in for the selfie stick, now Wimbledon tennis championships says ‘no’

The selfie stick may be popular with smartphone users, but it's clearly growing increasingly unpopular with tourist venues and sports events around the world. The UK's Wimbledon tennis championships is the latest to ban the ubiquitous…
Cool Tech

Japan: Man arrested after using drone to dump radioactive sand on leader’s office in nuke protest

We've seen quadcopters used in a myriad of ways over the last couple of years, but using one to transport radioactive material as part of a political protest certainly appears to be a first.
Cool Tech

Finally, the business suit surfers have been waiting for

Quiksilver, apparently having seen a gap in the market, has come up with a wetsuit that also functions as a business suit, allowing keen surfers to jump from the office into the sea without all the hassle of getting changed. Brilliant.
Movies & TV

Watch Robert Downey Jr walk out of a supremely awkward TV interview

Promoting Avengers: Age of Ultron in the UK this week, Robert Downey Jr found the line of questioning by one TV interviewer a little too personal. Fed up and looking pretty darn furious, the actor cut the interview short and…
Photography

You can now hunt for the Loch Ness monster with Google Street View

Perhaps the most surprising thing about Google's Street View team taking to Loch Ness is that it didn't do it sooner. The imagery is up now, though, allowing you to plunge to the icy depths of the murky lake in search of the legendary Loch…
Mobile

Google shows love to mobile-friendly sites, pushes them up search results from today

Google is now prioritizing mobile-optimized websites for search results returned on smartphones. While the new system should make life easier for mobile users, some businesses will be wondering where their site's gone.
Computing

Microsoft chooses Australia for first flagship store outside North America

Microsoft has chosen Sydney for the location of its very first flagship retail store outside of North America. The two-floor store will let visitors get hands-on with Microsoft tech, with Answer Desk staff (think Apple Genius Bar) offering…
Photography

Guess what? The original selfie stick launched in 1980s (and it had a ridiculous name)

Launching more than 20 years before the iPhone set the smartphone market alight, Hiroshi Ueda's selfie stick was clearly ahead of its time. But despite missing out on fame and fortune, the Japanese inventor isn't bitter that his original…