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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Props whirring just feet from a test pilot, flying tricyle takes first flight

The Flike is an innovative "all-electric personal flight device" that's currently hovering about in Hungary. However, should its creators secure enough funding, we might one day all get a go on this awesome "speeder bike"…
Cool Tech

Disaster robots from around the world face off in Robotics Challenge final

More than 20 teams from around the world will descend on LA this weekend for the final of DARPA's robotics challenge. Each bot will have to complete eight tasks to have a chance of taking a share of the $3.5 million prize money.
Cool Tech

China builds drones to hunt down cheaters during the world’s most stressful exam

Nearly 10 million students in China are gearing up to take what's become known as "the world's toughest exam." The pressure to pass the National College Entrance Exam is so great that some resort to cheating in a bid to pass. But the drones…
Cool Tech

Drone control: Verizon’s cell phone towers could be used in NASA plan to monitor drones

Verizon has reportedly signed a deal with NASA to allow the use of its cell phone towers in a proposed air traffic control system for quadcopters and other remotely controlled flying machines.
Web

Amazon now offers free shipping for ‘small and light’ items, no minimum order

Amazon is hoping to attract more shoppers after rolling out free shipping for "small and light" items, with no minimum order required. Even better, you don't have to be a Prime member to make use of the new deal.
Mobile

Tempted by that pin? Pinterest adds a Buy button, and it works with Apple Pay

Buy buttons seem to be springing up all over the place these days. The latest online outfit to join the club is Pinterest, which on Tuesday announced the imminent rollout of its own such feature in an effort to attract more brands…
Computing

Facebook expands ‘ambitious’ AI research into Europe

Facebook is taking its artificial intelligence research to Europe, opening its first lab in Paris. The company said its team will work on "ambitious" long-term projects, taking in areas such as natural-language processing, and speech and…
Mobile

Google-funded Magic Leap takes step toward awesome AR apps, announces SDK

AR outfit Magic Leap said Tuesday it hopes content creators involved in games, movies, and other sectors will step up to help take its holographic technology to the next stage. Google last year led a $542 million investment round…
Web

Amazon’s Stream feature means your online shopping experience may never end

Amazon appears to be testing out a new Pinterest-like feature that presents items from its store in an endless photo-based stream. It's super-basic at the moment, though may appeal to online shoppers looking for some inspiration.
Computing

SanDisk’s tiny USB 3.0 flash drive is so small you’ll be afraid of losing it

Best you plug this one in and leave it plugged in. This new 128GB USB 3.0 flash drive is, according to maker SanDisk, the smallest of its kind in the world, making it one easy device to misplace.
Photography

Apple highlights iPhone 6 video capabilities with short clips by users

Apple is seeking to persuade smartphone owners that its latest handset is the best of the bunch when it comes to video, this week expanding its "Shot on iPhone 6" ad campaign to short clips created by current owners of the device…
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AirDog’s follow-you-everywhere camera drone set for August launch

If you're an extreme-sports fanatic eager to capture some dramatic aerial shots of your daring exploits, auto-follow drones are an attractive option. The AirDog is one such quadcopter, and it's gearing up for an August launch.