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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Web

Google to start highlighting health information in search results

With 1 in 20 Google searches related to health, the Web giant has decided to start giving users approved and highlighted results to help them make a more informed decision about whether to stop worrying, visit the doc, or write a will.
Computing

Ultimate drop test? MacBook Air falls 1,000 feet from plane – and still works

An airplane pilot that claims his MacBook Air slipped out of his aircraft after the canopy came loose says that although the laptop drop left it battered and bruised, the Apple-made machine still continued to work.
Computing

Flipboard finally launches desktop version of its popular news reader app

Although it's a perfect fit for tablets and smartphones, the team behind Flipboard has finally decided to launch a Web version of its popular news reader app, bringing its familiar format to an even bigger audience.
Cool Tech

Apple invests nearly a billion bucks in California solar farm

Apple is putting $850 million into the building of a huge solar farm which when completed should generate enough energy to power its California operations, including its new 'spaceship' campus in Cupertino.
Mobile

JetBlue becomes first airline to accept Apple Pay in the skies

JetBlue will become the first airline to offer Apple Pay as a payment option during flights. Besides snacks and drinks, iPhone 6-owning passengers will also be able to use Apple's mobile payments system to purchase seat upgrades when…
Cool Tech

Crash-proof flying robot wins a million bucks in ‘Drones for Good’ contest

A flying robot that bounces off objects instead of crashing into them has won a team of Swiss-based engineers a $1m prize in an international drone design contest. The team hopes to see its flying machine used by search and rescue…
Mobile

Squabble sorted: Microsoft and Samsung settle Android royalties dispute

Microsoft and Samsung said Monday they've reached an agreement regarding an Android royalties dispute that first hit the courts in August last year. The deal's terms, however, remain confidential.
Web

KickassTorrents domain seized, reappears at old site

Regular users of KickassTorrents had trouble accessing the site during part of Monday after its domain name was seized. The popular torrent site was soon back up and running, however, after returning to its former .to address.
Mobile

Uber ‘panic button’ lands for India service this week

Uber is set to introduce a panic button to its app in India this week. The button quickly connects a distressed rider to nearby cops, and comes a couple of months after an Uber passenger in New Delhi accused a driver of rape.
Photography

Google acquires photo backup and sharing app Odysee

Google has acquired the talent and technology behind Odysee, a cross-platform photo backup and sharing app. The move could be in preparation for the rumored separation of the Web giant's Photos product from its Google+ social platform.
Cool Tech

SpaceX calls off Sunday’s rocket launch citing technical issues

SpaceX's mission to launch a space weather satellite and bring the rocket safely back to Earth was called off just minutes before lift-off on Sunday evening when engineers discovered a problem with the rocket's radar tracking system.
Social Media

Twitter reports slow user growth but points finger at iOS 8

Twitter reported its smallest user growth ever on Thursday. Q4 saw its user base increase by just 4 million to 288 million, though the company said issues with iOS 8 were partly to blame.