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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Google offers a glimpse of the logos it DIDN’T go with

Google revealed a new logo on Tuesday. Despite its simplicity, it's a safe bet there were countless meetings before the new look was agreed upon. Indeed, an image just released by the firm appears to show other designs that were under…
Mobile

Trouble for Uber after ‘driver status’ lawsuit gets class-action go-ahead

In a major step that could ultimately have widespread implications for the sharing economy, a California judge has granted class action status to a lawsuit aimed at getting Uber to recognize its drivers as employees and not as independent…
Home Theater

Netflix launches in Japan, though it’s doing things a little differently there

Netflix has finally arrived in Japan, a country with huge revenue potential for the video streaming company. However, it's clearly done its research, choosing to launch the service in a slightly manner than usual.
Web

Assange’s inventive escape plans revealed in secret papers from Ecuadorean Embassy

Leaked papers detailing Julian Assange's life inside the Ecuadorean Embassy reveal a sometimes tense atmosphere, with talk of "clashes with embassy staff, concerns over Assange’s psychological health, and potential escape plans."
Cool Tech

At last! Scientists solve the sticky issue of melting ice cream

Fast-melting ice cream is a sticky issue that's plagued ice cream eaters ever since the first cones appeared around 200 years ago. However, scientists in the U.K. claim to have found a solution (and it doesn't involve eating the ice cream…
Cars

Google’s tiny self-driving pod cars tootle into Texas

Keen to try different road conditions as well as receive feedback from regular road users, Google is about to roll into Austin, Texas in its self-driving pod car, marking the first test of the diminutive robo-vehicle outside of its home…
Wearables

Sony’s Wena Wrist is a dumb watch with a high-tech band

Sony's First Flight crowdfunding platform has just announced a project we think could really fly. The Wena Wrist comprises a stylish analog watch with a smart band, allowing you to potentially turn any dumb timepiece into a smartwatch.
Computing

U.S. said to be considering sanctions against China over cyberthefts

The Obama administration is reportedly considering economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals that it believes have benefitted from cyberthefts. The unprecedented action could be announced in the coming weeks, the…
Movies & TV

Netflix loses Hunger Games and other movies as Epix deal ends

Netflix said Sunday its deal with cable network Epix will end September 30 as the streaming giant endeavors to offer more of its own original programming while moving away from non-exclusive content.
Cool Tech

Ouch! Usain Bolt taken down by out-of-control Segway after 200m gold

Usain Bolt uses his legs to make a living, so he really doesn't want an out-of-control Segway crashing into them. But that's exactly what happened at the World Championships athletics event in Beijing Thursday night. And for a few…
Mobile

Discovery’s new VR site shows off its first immersive videos

Love Discovery? Curious about virtual reality? If so, you'd better head straight to Discovery VR where you'll find a bunch of short-form VR videos from the channel that mark the start of its exploration of the medium.