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.

Outed! Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini turns up on company’s own website

The existence of the S4 Mini seems almost certain now as the handset has just turned up on Samsung's own website. The fact that it's not yet been officially announced means there's probably someone on Samsung's Web team walking about with a red face just now.

Android Army

Bidding war? Google reportedly in talks to buy Waze for $1 billion following interest from Facebook

Google is reportedly in talks with mapping and navigation company Waze over a buyout deal that could top $1 billion. A report earlier this month suggested Facebook was also engaged in discussions with the company. Bidding war, anyone?

Mobile

Nature lovers take note – Galapagos Islands coming to Google Street View

In its ongoing qest to provide panoramic imagery for every square inch of the planet, Google has visited the famous Galapagos Islands, with imagery from the unique location coming to its Street View site later this year.

Computing

New report suggests iPhone 5S and low-cost iPhone to launch in range of colors – including gold

On Thursday Samsung said its flagship Galaxy S4 handset would soon launch in a range of new colors. Today another report emerged suggesting the next-generation iPhone will follow suit, with a gold option a possibility.

Apple

Apple’s iWatch unlikely to launch till late 2014, analyst claims

If an Apple-made smartwatch is indeed in the works, its launch may be some way off. An analyst who's called it right before with Apple's product plans has said the so-called iWatch is unlikely to hit stores until late 2014.

Apple

Microsoft Windows 8 ad uses Siri to make fun of iPad

Siri is the star of a new ad featuring Apple's iPad....however, the ad happens to be for Windows 8 and is the work of Microsoft.

Computing

At ‘four sales a second’, Samsung’s Galaxy S4 passes 10 million mark in first month

Samsung has announced its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone has sold over 10 million units – and it hasn't even been out a month. The impressive figures mean the S4 is Samsung's fastest selling handset ever. New colors are on the way, too!

Android Army

Jennifer Lopez targets Latino market with her own Viva Movil cellphone stores

Jennifer Lopez announced Wednesday she's set to open a chain of 15 'Viva Movil' cellphone stores in June. Staff at the stores will be bilingual and trained to provide customers with a “culturally relevant shopping experience.”

Mobile

‘Visually reminiscent of a greenhouse’ – Amazon unveils latest plans for ‘whimsical’ Seattle campus

With a view to building a campus that'll inspire employees to "work and think a little differently", Amazon on Tuesday unveiled its latest plans for office space which it hopes to build in downtown Seattle.

Cool Tech

Pizza on Mars: NASA funds development of 3D printer that can knock out pizza

NASA has awarded a $125,000 grant to a mechanical engineer in its quest to create a 3D food printer that could help feed astronauts on lengthy space missions. First dish on the menu? Why, pizza, of course!

Cool Tech

Blingtastic! Dubai’s Burj Al Arab hotel offers guests gold iPads

Along with its round-the-clock private butlers, fleet of Rolls-Royces, 'underwater' restaurant and rooftop tennis court, guests arriving at Dubai's luxurious Burj Al Arab hotel will now be offered the use of a 24-carat gold iPad for the duration of their stay.

Apple

Spotify: Music streaming service launches top-50 charts

Music streaming service Spotify has moved to increase its presence across the Web with the launch of two top-50 charts – Spotify 50 and Social 50. The weekly listings will showcase the service's top 50 songs via a widget that can be embedded in websites.

Music

iPad 5: More talk of a thinner, lighter tablet

The design of the iPad 3 and 4 surprised many in that it was thicker and heavier than the iPad 2. With the iPad 5, however, Apple has apparently found a way to once again slim down and lighten its popular tablet.

Apple

Checking out: Google to shutter Checkout in favor of Google Wallet

Google said late Monday it'll be shuttering Google Checkout – its online payment processing service – on November 20. In a blog post announcing the news, the Web giant laid out a number of options for merchants still using the service.

Web

Boeing begins to restore image of Dreamliner with first United flight in four months

Boeing began its work to restore the image of its state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft Monday with the first United Airlines 787 flight in four months. The plane was grounded worldwide in January over safety issues regarding on-board batteries.

Web