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.

Uber protests: Aussie taxi drivers latest to rally against service

Another day, another protest by taxi drivers somewhere in the world unhappy with Uber's presence. Licensed drivers in Melbourne and Sydney took to the streets Thursday, pushing for their local governments to force Uber to adhere to local…

Look out, Instagram’s big ad push is about to begin

It took three years for Instagram to bring ads to its service, and ever since it's been treading carefully in a bid to keep users onside. With that in mind, we're curious to see how a new ad push, likely to attract many new marketers…
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Netflix pushes deeper into Asia, coming to four more markets soon

Global domination in the video streaming market appears to be at the forefront of Netflix's long-term plans – a week after landing in Asia with its Japan launch, the company is set to arrive in four more markets in the region early next…

Amazon to feed Prime members via new restaurant delivery service

Amazon has officially launched a new speedy delivery service that takes freshly cooked meals from a restaurant's kitchen to your door in less than an hour. The service launches in Seattle though could expand to other cities before too long.

GoPro’s wacky 16-Camera VR rig goes on sale for $15,000

Remember that wacky 16-camera VR GoPro rig Google showed off at its I/O developer bash back in May? Well, the entire kit is now on sale, though you may have a hard time getting hold of it....
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Man arrested for assaulting Pepper, the robot that can read your emotions

SoftBank's Pepper robot may be able to read human emotions and respond accordingly, but it apparently offered little in the way of a reaction when a drunken man assaulted it at a store in Japan recently.

Canon’s new 250-megapixel camera sensor can read lettering 11 miles away

Canon has developed a 250-megapixel camera sensor sensitive enough to read lettering on the side of an aircraft up to 11 miles (18 km) away. However, the technology is likely to be used in specialized surveillance kit rather than its next…

This Android porn malware app takes photos of you and then demands ransom money

If you're an Android user with a penchant for porn, best you steer clear of the Adult Player app. The malicious software snaps photos of users before locking the device and demanding $500 to get it running again.

Amazon could go after budget-conscious holiday shoppers with $50 tablet

Amazon already has a bunch of tablets on the market, but a report Monday suggests the company is prepping one that could be half the cost of its current cheapest offering, with a plan to have it on the market in time for the holidays.
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The skyscraper that melted a car wins award for UK’s worst new building

If you know anything about the Walkie Talkie's short yet turbulent history, it probably won't come as much of a surprise to learn that the London skyscraper recently won an award for the U.K.'s worst new building.

Slimming down? Apple’s iPhone 7 could be thinnest yet

The iPhone 6S hasn't even been announced yet and Apple watchers are already turning their attention to the iPhone 7. According to one analyst who's called it right in the past, the phone, likely to land next year, could be Apple's thinnest…

Apple’s ‘spaceship’ HQ making fast progress, latest drone video shows

A steady stream of drone videos showing construction progress on Apple's "spaceship" campus have been landing on YouTube since last year, though this latest one offers a little more.