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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Cool Tech

Forget driverless cars, China just put a massive self-driving bus on the road

As tech firms and automakers around the world continue development work on self-driving cars, a team in China has been tinkering away on a driverless bus. Earlier this month it successfully completed a 20-mile test drive, complete…
Cool Tech

Prospect of a million new drones this Christmas raises eyebrows at FAA

This holiday season is likely to see record sales of quadcopters and similar remotely controlled devices, a prospect that's causing concern at the FAA as it seeks to encourage safe operation of the machines.
Business

Spat settled: Microsoft, Google agree to drop patent lawsuits

Various patent disputes that've been rumbling on between Microsoft and Google for the last five years have been resolved, the pair said Wednesday. Even better, the companies said they'll be working together "on certain patent matters" to…
Social Media

Twitter looks set to name co-founder Jack Dorsey as permanent CEO

Twitter's going through something of a rough patch, a situation that led Dick Costolo to step down as CEO over the summer. Now the board looks set to name co-founder Jack Dorsey as the next boss as it searches for new ideas to help grow the…
Web

Amazon’s new ‘Flex’ delivery scheme is like Uber for packages

Amazon is asking regular folks to help it deliver packages to Prime members. Flex, which has just launched in Seattle, offers on-demand drivers the chance to make deliveries for between $18 and $25 an hour.
Mobile

Apple Music, iTunes Movies, and iBooks roll out in China

Apple on Tuesday pushed deeper into the lucrative Chinese market, launching Apple Music, iTunes Movies, and iBooks in the Asian nation. The move comes as analysts estimated first-weekend sales of Apple's latest iPhone reached around 3.5m in…
Wearables

Google Maps companion app arrives for Apple Watch

If you're an Apple Watch owner who's still reluctant to use Apple Maps, you'll be pleased to know that on Tuesday Google rolled out a companion app for its own mobile mapping software.
Social Media

Bank robbery suspects arrested after flaunting cash in Facebook selfies

Two bank robbery suspects were picked up by cops in Ohio recently after they linked a recent raid to Facebook photos of the pair flaunting cash. No, it's not the first time alleged criminals have been tracked down via their social media…
Cool Tech

Google brings VR field trips to classrooms around the world

While schools would no doubt love to take all their students to fascinating, faraway destinations, logistics and costs can get in the way. That's why Google has come up with Expeditions, a kit that enables virtual field trips to some…
Music

Apple launches Apple Music ‘Guided Tour’ videos as first free trials end 2:26

Apple on Monday rolled out a bunch of how-to videos for Apple Music, just as the first of millions of free trials come to a close. The videos, each of which lasts just a couple of minutes, explain various features of Apple's…
Mobile

BlackBerry CEO shows off new Priv phone in awkward interview

BlackBerry CEO John Chen just did a hands-on with the company's new Priv phone, though judging by how it went, it seemed like this was the first he'd heard of the new device.
Web

Google heads to India with high-speed Wi-Fi plan for the nation’s rail stations

With a billion people in India yet to go online, Google hopes its plan to launch high-speed Wi-Fi at 400 of the nation's busiest rail stations will help increase Internet use "so they can access the entire Web, and all of its information…