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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Mobile

Dodgy iPhone 6 Plus camera? Apple offers to fix defective devices for free

Apple has found that a "small percentage" of its iPhone 6 Plus devices have an issue with the rear camera that could result in "blurry" images. Faulty camera units – found on phones sold between September 2014 and January 2015 – will be…
Web

Here come the lawsuits: Ashley Madison faces $578m class action in Canada

It was only a matter of time before we heard about the first Ashley Madison lawsuit. Two Ottawa law firms filed a joint class-action suit on Thursday for Canadian members affected by the hack, alleging negligence, breach of contract, and…
Photography

VHS Camcorder app lets you shoot wonderfully awful 1980s-style videos

Great for memories of your next 1980s-themed party or simply because you want to see just how bad home videos looked 30 years ago, the new VHS Camcorder app offers iPhone users suitably crap video quality without having to lug around a…
Social Media

WhatsApp for Web finally works for iPhone users

Seven months after WhatsApp launched a Web version of its messaging app for just about every known mobile platform except iOS, the Facebook-owned startup has finally sorted out the issue so iPhone owners can use it too.
Mobile

Samsung targets iPhone users with month-long Galaxy Note 5 or S6 Edge Plus trial

On the same day that the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5 hit stores, Samsung has launched an ambitious U.S.-only promotion offering iPhone users a month-long tryout of its two newest handsets.
Mobile

Uber background checks on drivers missed ex-convicts, prosecutors say

In an amendment to a consumer protection lawsuit that accuses Uber of misleading customers about the service's level of safety, California prosecutors have said the company's background checks failed to show up ex-convicts.
Cool Tech

What’s for dinner? NASA funds research for turning poop into astronaut meals

This news may be hard for astronauts to swallow, but NASA recently announced a number of research grants for university-led projects, one of which involves looking at ways to turn human poop into food for space travelers on missions into…
Web

Data frazzled at Google center after lightning strikes it four times

Data centers are springing up around the world these days as tech firms invest huge amounts of money in cloud technology. But as Google found out recently, there's still much work to be done on protecting the centers against lightning…
Web

Ashley Madison hackers follow through with threat to dump members’ data online

Cheating spouses who use the Ashley Madison site may be sweating it out in the coming days after hackers dumped stolen data online that reveals not only names and payment information, but also intimate details of their sexual preferences…
Cars

Dash cam footage captures apparent keying of $140K Aston Martin, man arrested

If you own a supercar, you really don't want anyone dragging bunch of keys down the side of it. However, if it does happen, a dash cam might help to provide clues as to who did it, as in the case of this Aston Martin V8 Vantage.
Web

Amazon looks set to test click-and-collect system for picking up packages

Amazon looks as if it's gearing up to test a new click-and-collect service called "Flex" that offers customers another option when it comes to getting their hands on ordered items.
Web

Target in $67m settlement with Visa over massive 2013 hack

Target was hit by a massive hack back in 2013, one which affected as many as 110m customers. To cover the costs of card issuers that had to deal with its aftermath, the retail giant has agreed with Visa to pay $67m to those affected.