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.

Toshiba shows off three Project Ara camera modules

Toshiba is one of the more famous tech firms getting involved with Project Ara, and it's just unveiled several camera modules for the exciting build-your-own handset.
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Samsung and LG head to court over ‘vandalized’ washing machines

The long-running rivalry between Samsung and LG shows no sign of going away. An LG executive has just been indicted after being accused of deliberately damaging a number of Samsung-made washing machines during the IFA tech show in Berlin…
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FAA’s proposed drone rules put Amazon’s Prime Air plans in jeopardy

Amazon's hope of one day using drones to deliver goods to customers in the U.S. received a setback Sunday when the Federal Aviation Administration released proposals for the commercial operation of the unmanned aircraft systems.

Hackers steal up to $1 billion in huge online bank heist

A highly sophisticated malware attack targeting multiple banks in as many as 30 countries has reportedly netted a gang of cybercriminals as much as $1 billion since 2013.

The ‘phone’ that does absolutely nothing gets price cut in limited-time offer

The NoPhone shot through its funding goal last year, confirming there's a market for a handset that doesn't actually do anything. To celebrate the launch of its new online store, the NoPhone's creators are now offering the device…

iOS apps to get bigger – and hopefully better – after Apple doubles max size to 4GB

For the first time since the App Store's launch in 2008, Apple has raised the size limit for iOS apps from 2GB to 4GB, giving developers the opportunity to create even more complex software for the company's mobile platform.

Xiaomi to open online store in U.S., but no phones for now

Xiaomi said on Thursday it's planning to launch an online store in the U.S. in the next few months. But – and it's a big but – you won't find any of the company's phones or tablets on the site, as only its lesser-known products will be…

iMessage and FaceTime security boosted with extra layer of protection

Apple has boosted security for iMessage and FaceTime by adding another layer of protection using an app-specific password. The system will start working for those who've already enabled two-step authentication with their Apple ID accounts.

Goodbye deodorant? Google patents an odor-killing fan to wear under your clothes

Google wants us all to smell better, according to a newly acquired patent for a smart wearable. The so-called 'fragrance emission device' is designed to dispense a refreshing fragrance when it detects your odor levels rising, though that's…
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UK shifts up a gear with its driverless car ambitions

The UK government on Wednesday unveiled plans for four driverless vehicle pilot schemes across the country. It also promised not to heavily regulate such testing in the hope of pushing research forward at a faster pace.
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Twitter acquires Niche, a service that connects social media stars with brands

Niche is a New York-based startup that drums up business by connecting social media stars with major brands to create sponsored content. And Twitter's just acquired it.

Museums say no to selfie sticks in bid to protect exhibits (and humans)

An increasing number of museums across the U.S. are banning selfie sticks in an effort to protect exhibits from reckless handlers of the smartphone-wielding device.