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.

Korea’s capital is getting an outdoor water-powered smartphone charging station

If you find yourself sauntering around Seoul anytime soon and your handset's running out of juice, head to downtown's main waterway and you'll soon have those battery bars showing again.

Apple fails to secure sales ban on Samsung smartphones as U.S. patent battles rumble on

Apple's attempt to secure a sales ban on a number of Samsung handsets that were recently judged to have infringed patents belonging to the Cupertino company was rejected by a California court Wednesday.

LG enters the round with the G Watch R, its latest Android Wear

Teased in a video earlier in the week, LG on Wednesday officially announced its latest smartwatch, the G Watch R. As with the Moto 360, the dapper-looking G Watch R sports a circular display and comes with a suite of health and fitness…

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire and burn risk

Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday issued a global recall of six million laptop power cords over fire and burn risks. The move follows 29 reports of the cords "overheating and melting or charring."

Instagram’s new Hyperlapse app lets you create super-smooth time-lapse videos

Instagram has launched a new iOS app that lets you create time-lapse videos with just a couple of taps. Called Hyperlapse, the free app uses stabilization technology to help you create a smooth, accelerated view of the world.
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Google said to be considering historic LA aircraft hangar for office space

Google could be about sign a deal to take over a massive aircraft hangar in LA where Howard Hughes' famous 'Spruce Goose' plane was built. A report Tuesday described the space as "atypical," suggesting it would be perfect for the Web giant…
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Mid-air dispute over Knee Defender gadget gets passengers kicked off United flight

The clever Knee Defender gadget has been preventing airline seats from reclining for the last 11 years. This week, however, the device – or, more accurately, one man's refusal to stop using it – led to two passengers getting kicked off…
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World’s first ‘smart’ cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

Tech fans considering a cruise for their next vacation may well be tempted by the Quantum of the Seas, a vessel that its owner, Royal Caribbean, describes as "the world's most technologically advanced ship ever to sail."

Surprise, surprise, Samsung said to be prepping round-faced smartwatch

Motorola's round-faced Moto 360 smartwatch made a big impact when it was announced earlier this year. With that in mind, it's hardly surprising that Samsung is apparently working on a circular smartwatch of its own.

Intel’s smart bracelet likely to launch in coming weeks

Intel looks set to continue its push into wearables with the expected release in the coming weeks of its "luxury" smart bracelet, developed in collaboration with Open Ceremony and set to go on sale at Barneys New York.

Fujifilm X30 unveiled with electronic viewfinder, improved battery life, and more

Fujifilm on Tuesday announced the X30 premium compact, the follow-up to the 18-month-old X20 shooter. The new $599 camera now has an electronic viewfinder, a tilting LCD monitor, and much-improved battery life.

US says more than 1,000 businesses at risk from malware that hit Target and UPS

The Department of Homeland Security says the malware responsible for Target's massive security breach last year may still affect more than 1,000 US companies and organizations, with many unaware that they have been compromised