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.

Google confirms imminent launch of ‘buy’ button, set to increase pressure on Amazon

Google has confirmed it's going to launch a 'buy' button for search ads, saying Wednesday that it's arrival is 'imminent.' The move is likely to upset sites like Amazon as Web shoppers will be able to conduct transactions direct from…

Look out, Twitter – Google and Yahoo are also mulling Flipboard purchase

We heard earlier this week that Twitter is interested in acquiring news-reader app Flipboard. New reports suggest Web giants Google and Yahoo are also in talks with the Palo Alto startup, though details about any possible offers aren't…
Android Army

Xiaomi launches online store on June 1 in the U.S. and later in Europe, but it’s sparsely stocked

Xiaomi is taking a tentative step into the U.S. market with the launch Monday of an online store. Shoppers can choose from a small selection of tech accessories but won't yet be able to pick up any of the smartphones.

At 365 gigapixels, this Mont Blanc panorama is the world’s largest photo

This enormous panorama of France's Mont Blanc took 70,000 images, 46 terabytes of storage, 35 hours of shooting across 15 days, and two months of post-production to produce. At 365 gigapixels, it's currently the world's largest photo.

Snapchat boss says app has nearly 100m users, considering IPO

Snapchat co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel has said for the first time that an IPO for the startup is on the cards. The revelation came as the boss announced that the app's user base is pushing close to the 100 million mark.

This 14-year old was jailed after downloading bomb-making plans to his PlayStation

A youth in Austria used his PlayStation console to store bomb-making information downloaded from the Internet. The 14-year-old boy was sentenced on Tuesday after pleading guilty to terrorism charges.

Video cameras coming to Amtrak train cabs after Philly crash

As investigators continue to look into the cause of the Amtrak train crash near Philadelphia earlier this month, the train company has announced it's to install inward-facing cab cameras to monitor engineers as part of new safety measures.

Elephant grabs tourist’s camera, takes surprisingly good ‘elphie’

Apparently aware of people's obsession with selfies, an elephant in Thailand recently grabbed a tourist's camera to indulge in the craze himself. The result? A fabulously framed selfie shot.

Apple promotes Jony Ive to newly created ‘chief design officer’ position

The man behind some of Apple's most iconic products has just scored a promotion. Jony Ive is now the company's chief design officer, a position that sees him remain in charge of all design while freeing him up from various administrative…
Cool Tech

Font power: New panda-inspired font aims to raise awareness about endangered animal

As fonts go, this could be one of the cutest yet. Designed by creative agency Ogilvy & Mather in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund, the typeface is aimed at raising awareness about the plight of the panda, of which only 1800 remain…
Social Media

Twitter reportedly sniffing around Flipboard, acquisition in the offing?

Twitter has acquired dozes of companies in its nine-year history as it endeavors to build out its product and advertising offerings. Reports this week suggest it's been talking to magazine-style news app Flipboard in what could be its next…

On-court selfie-seeker alarms Roger Federer at French Open

Keen selfie-seekers will clearly stop at nothing to bag the shot, a reality demonstrated by a young tennis fan at the French Open on Sunday who rushed up to Roger Federer as he made his way off court. The tennis star later criticized…