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.

Pebble encourages smartstrap developers with $1m support fund

According to Pebble, plenty of developers are already working on smartstraps for its new Pebble Time smartwatch. To focus minds a little more, the startup announced Thursday it's offering financial support for the best ideas from a new…

LinkedIn now helps Android owners on to the next step of their career ladder

If you're looking for a new job and have an Android device, LinkedIn has a new app for you. Just like the iOS version that launched last year, Job Search has a slew of features designed to help you take a step up the career ladder.
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Your drone delivery dream is one step closer: Amazon gets testing permission for Prime Air

When Amazon boss Jeff Bezos unveiled his plan to use drones for deliveries back in 2013, most people laughed it off as a publicity stunt. The company is serious, however, and has just won FAA approval to test its Prime Air delivery drone.

Listen up! Now you can livestream Internet radio shows on your blog using TuneIn

Online radio service TuneIn has just launched a new feature that lets broadcasters, website owners, and bloggers embed a live radio player into their sites, a move that'll likely take the service beyond its already massive user base.

Uber’s European woes continue as service gets banned in Germany (again)

Uber is having a tough time of it in Europe. In the past couple of weeks alone it's dealt with reported attacks on its drivers in Amsterdam, a raid on its offices by armed cops in Paris, and a countrywide ban on its service in Germany.
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Vine tweaks its iOS app for faster videos, and adds an offline viewing mode

Vine this week rolled out a few enhancements for iOS users of its video-loop app. Besides a speed bump to make the app start up faster, users can also watch Vines offline, making it good to use any time, anywhere.
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Google’s first drone project has crashed and burned, but it’ll fly again later this year

Google says it's scrapped the single-wing design of the UAV it first showed off last summer. However, it says it's working on a new flying machine, one that it hopes will one day deliver vital supplies to locations cut off by…

This may be the one accessory Apple Watch owners really need

The Apple Watch is supposed to run for around 18 hours before the juice runs out. For owners who want the security of knowing that they can charge it anywhere at any time, a number of third-party outfits are offering solutions, including…
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Twitter makes it easier for you to tell the cops about abuse

Twitter is continuing to follow through on its promise to deal more robustly with harassment on the service, on Tuesday rolling out a new tool that makes it easier to report abusive tweets to cops.
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NYPD spends $1.5 million on electronic ears to listen for gunshots in the Bronx

Cops in parts of New York City will now be able to respond to gunshots far more quickly thanks to the installation of ShotSpotter, a system capable of pinpointing the location of where a gun was fired to within just 25 meters.

Ikea predicts chaos, says no to massive hide-and-seek game with 32,000 players

Ikea's decision to allow a game of hide-and-seek at one of its stores last year may have seemed like a clever customer-relations move at the time, but now it looks like the whole thing has gotten a bit out of control.

This could get expensive: eBay’s going to livestream Sotheby’s New York auctions

If you're an avid eBay user and fancy taking part in a high-end Sotheby's auction, a new livestream site from the e-commerce giant makes it easier than ever to place bids. Just make sure you have enough money in the bank before you start.