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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U.S. prisons have a major drone problem, and there’s no good solution yet

It's not only the FAA that's looking for a way to down drones flying in restricted areas. The U.S. Prison Bureau, too, is becoming increasingly alarmed at the rising number of incidents involving contraband-carrying flying machines trying…
Photography

Drone maker DJI buys a stake in high-end camera maker Hasselblad

Drone maker DJI has bought a stake in Hasselblad, a firm famed for its high-end camera gear. The pair are offering little in the way of details regarding future plans, speaking only of "sharing technical expertise and paving the way for…
Photography

Drone offers a close-up of Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus

Construction workers building Apple's "spaceship" campus must be used to seeing drones buzzing overhead by now. Hobbyists keen to capture the site's development have been posting videos on YouTube ever since work on it started –…
Mobile

Motorola to include a ‘Drop Zone’ in its first ever brick-and-mortar store

Motorola built a powerful online customization tool with Moto Maker, but it also knows the value of letting consumers get their hands on its gear. With that in mind, the mobile firm will this week open its first brick-and-mortar store, in…
Photography

Check out New Zealand’s stunning hiking trails in this new Street View imagery

New Zealand's "Great Walks" are trails famed for their outstanding natural beauty, but for many they're just too far away to ever have a hope of visiting. Street View changes all that (sort of), having just unveiled new imagery of these…
Cars

From bad to worse: Now VW says 800,000 of its vehicles have CO2 issues

The nightmare is far from over for VW. The German automaker said Tuesday it's now uncovered "unexplained inconsistencies" regarding levels of carbon dioxide output with 800,000 of its mostly diesel vehicles.
Cool Tech

Introducing the emoji keyboard, for when typing out words gets too much 1:11

It's finally happened. Someone has designed, built and launched a unique Bluetooth keyboard that lets you type emoji in a flash. Splash out $100 on the Pro model and you'll have 120 emoji to choose from, surely enough to give up…
Photography

Polaroid accuses GoPro of copying its Cube camera design

GoPro's Hero4 Session camera certainly looks similar to Polaroid's Cube, and Polaroid's not happy about it, accusing its competitor of infringing a design patent. GoPro, however, says the design was on the drawing board long before the…
Cool Tech

Google says its drone delivery service could take flight in 2017

Amazon's at it. Walmart's at it. And now Google's at it, too. Yes, all three companies are eyeing delivery services using drones, with Google insisting Monday that it could have a commercial operation up and running as early as 2017.
Cars

Fresh accusations drag Porsche into VW emissions cheating scandal

There's more trouble for VW as the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday accused the company of rigging emissions tests on thousands of six-cylinder diesel engines in Porsche, Audi, and VW vehicles.
Business

Google cancels plan for NY City retail store despite spending $6m on renovations

Google has apparently scrapped plans for a flagship retail store in Manhattan despite spending $6 million on renovating the premises. The news comes just a few weeks after Microsoft opened its first flagship store in the NYC borough.
Gaming

Activision buys ‘Candy Crush’ maker for $5.9bn in bid to reach mobile audience

In a bid to reach a global community of mobile game players, Activision has announced its intention to acquire Candy Crush Saga creator King Digital Entertainment in a deal valued at $5.9 billion.