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

Next-gen elevator goes sideways as well as up and down

The humble elevator has been going up and down, and up and down only, since its invention 160 years ago. To make it more efficient, and to make better use of space in the buildings of tomorrow, a German firm has come up with a…

Bezos comes out fighting for the Fire Phone, calls it a ‘bold bet’

Amazon's Jeff Bezos has described his company's first smartphone as a "bold bet" but one worth taking. He added that the firm hasn't given up on the Fire Phone, which has struggled to sell, though declined to say when a revamped version…
Social Media

Twitter beefs up tools to fight trolls

Twitter said Tuesday it's in the process of rolling out enhanced tools for users to report abuse on the service, and has also made changes to ensure it responds to such reports more quickly.

Cyber Monday: Online shoppers set single-day spending record

Online shoppers hitting the Web on Cyber Monday spent more than ever, comScore said this week, with spending in the U.S. exceeding $2 billion in a single day for the first time.

FBI warns U.S. firms about ‘destructive’ malware after Sony Pictures hack

The FBI on Monday issued a "flash warning" to U.S. businesses warning them to beware of specific malware that could cause havoc on their computer networks. The FBI's action is thought to be related to the damaging Sony hack that…
Social Media

ABC launches 60-second newscast on Facebook

ABC on Monday launched a 60-second newscast on Facebook, offering users a quick and easy way to catch up on the day's news. Called 'Facecast: The One Thing,' the new weekday show is presented by World News Tonight's David Muir.

Firefox update sees Yahoo replace Google as default search option

For the last 10 years Firefox has used Google as its default search provider. With the rollout of Firefox 34 on Monday, however, that all changes, with Yahoo taking its place for Firefox users in North America.
Android Army

Santa tracker: Google and Microsoft roll out their rival offerings

With Christmas just around the corner, Google and Microsoft have once again rolled out their rival Santa Trackers. Both revamped offerings come packed with features that should keep the kids entertained in the run up to the big day.

New Sony Pictures movies leaked online following recent hack

Hackers that hit Sony Pictures' internal computer system last week appear to have leaked online a number of Sony-backed movies, including yet-to-be released 'Annie,' and Brad Pitt's 'Fury.'

Remember Razer’s Nabu smartband? It’s finally going on sale December 2

Razer's Nabu smartband was unveiled almost a year ago at CES, and was praised at the time for its impressive functionality. Just when we were wondering if it'd ever make it to market, the company has announced it's going on sale this week.

Samsung’s mobile chief remains in role despite falling smartphone sales

Following its annual management shuffle, Samsung has chosen to stick with JK Shin as its mobile chief. The decision is a show of confidence in the executive despite growing pressure on sales of Samsung smartphones, including its flagship…

Right to be forgotten: Bing and Yahoo follow Google’s lead and begin to delete search results

Bing and Yahoo search engines have started removing links to some websites following the EU's right-to-be-forgotten ruling back in May, a development that'll make it that little bit harder for Web users to discover particular sites.