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.
The future of one of the UK's best known mobile phone retailers hangs in the balance this week as Phones 4u announced it's filed for administrator protection and would not be opening its 550 stores Monday morning.
Yahoo said Thursday that the US government threatened it with a $250,000-a-day fine if it refused to supply the National Security Agency (NSA) with user data for its controversial PRISM surveillance program.
Comments made by a BlackBerry executive this week suggest the mobile company is considering building its own smartwatch. Enterprise head John Sims described wearables as "definitely an area of research."
Google has extended the window in which users can get a refund on some app purchases from 15 minutes to two hours. The change actually came into effect last month, though has only just been made official.
Google is finally making some serious moves to integrate Google Voice with Hangouts. Users can now make audio-only calls for free to any number in the US and Canada, while Google Voice SMS messages and voicemail are also now part of the…
Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus both have the Touch ID sensor for authorizing contactless payments, but how about the Apple Watch? According to reports, the tech giant's new smartwatch will use skin contact for secure Apple Pay purchases.
It won't have escaped the notice of lefties interested in Apple's just-unveiled smartwatch that the placement of the Digital Crown would've made for some tricky maneuvers if Apple's design team hadn't taken them into account.
Apple has just posted new pricing for its iCloud remote storage service, with new options for 500GB and 1TB. The rollout comes just ahead of the launch of iCloud Drive, which will offer users a more Dropbox-like service.
Dell has announced what it claims is the world's thinnest tablet. The 8.4-inch Venue 8 7000 tablet has a profile of just 6mm and incorporates Intel's RealSense depth-mapping technology. The device should hit stores in early November.
Intel was slow getting into mobile, and clearly doesn't want to make the same mistake with the rapidly expanding wearables market. A few days after revealing its luxury smart bracelet, the company has announced a new version of its Basis…
Twitter is hoping its new 'buy' button, which it started testing this week on a limited scale, will be a hit with users and businesses alike. The button will appear in some tweets, allowing users to buy products in just a few…