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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Amazon’s had enough of fake reviews on its site, files lawsuit

Amazon is taking legal action against four companies that allegedly sell fake four and five-star reviews that appear alongside products on its site, a practice the c-commerce giant says tarnishes its brand.
Cool Tech

Protesting in India? Look out for pepper-spraying drones

Unruly protesters in the Indian city of Lucknow will soon have to face drones carrying pepper spray. The city's police chief says its five modified machines and remote operators are capable of accurately targeting protestors "in winds and…
Social Media

Comments left on Periscope’s live videos are about to become more friendly

Periscope developers are steadily knocking the live-streaming app into shape, with another update landing Wednesday. This latest one organizes streams better with a new global section, helps to reduce offensive comments, and plenty more…
Cool Tech

Uber’s breathalyzer kiosk offers a free ride home (if you’re drunk enough)

Uber certainly seems rather fond of rolling out unusual promotional stunts from time to time – its latest one involves an 'Uber Safe kiosk,' a breathalyszer, and a bunch of plastered passers-by.
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Apple hopes its new Siri website will get you chatting to your phone more

Apple launched a revamped site for Siri on Wednesday, showing iPhone and Apple Watch users all of the things – or at least, some of them – that the voice-driven virtual assistant can do.
Social Media

Facebook has a plan for a Frank Gehry designed, million square foot office block

Facebook is already massive around the world with well over a billion users, and now it wants to get massive in Menlo Park with new office space. It's just opened a brand new Frank Gehry-designed campus there, and has now submitted plans…
Mobile

If you’re lucky, you could test out the upcoming LG G4 before anyone else

LG is looking for 4,000 people in 15 countries to try out its soon-to-launch G4 smartphone. Part of a marketing push to boost the handset's pre-launch buzz, LG wants those who get the phone to spread the (hopefully positive) word via social…
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos ready to send new space rocket skyward

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his Blue Origin spaceflight company are making preparations to launch their suborbital spaceship skyward with a newly designed rocket. Test flights will take place this year, though specific launch dates are…
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Google project could connect you with local handymen, even if you don’t ask for help

Google could be about to go local in a big way after a report suggested the company wants to help its users connect more easily with nearby home services, such as plumbers and cleaners.
Mobile

Uber co-founder gets into carpooling with new ‘Ride’ app

Uber co-founder Oscar Salazar is using his experience at the ride-hailing company to launch a new app aimed at making it easy for commuters to carpool. Called Ride, the app makes it simple for workers to organize ride-sharing schemes along…
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Now even Nikon is getting into the selfie-stick game

Apparently seeing a gap in the market, Nikon has launched its very own selfie stick aimed at users of its range of compact Coolpix cameras. But with no built-in remote shutter capability, and a hefty $60 price tag, will there be any takers?…
Mobile

YouTube Kids app comes under fire from consumer groups over ads

YouTube Kids, which launched less than two months ago, has come under fire from consumer groups that claim the app makes it difficult to distinguish between regular programming and advertising.