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.

Twitter hopes its ZipDial acquisition will lead to many more users in emerging markets

Twitter knows it has to get more users on board to keep investors happy, and to that end it's just acquired India-based ZipDial, a startup that it believes will help it reach millions of new users in emerging markets.

Facebook is testing a voice-to-text feature for incoming messages

Facebook's Messenger developers think that you might not always be in a position to listen to a received voice message, say if you're in a meeting or a noisy environment. With that in mind, they're looking to launch a new speech-to-text…
Movies & TV

The Interview heading to North Korea this week – via balloon

It hasn't even hit theaters outside of the U.S. yet but The Interview is all set to land in North Korea this week, via a balloon drop. The action to send across DVDs of the controversial movie is being taken by opponents of the country's…

Samsung clarifies its position on BlackBerry buyout rumor

Despite issuing a statement last week denying it was looking to acquire BlackBerry, Samsung co-CEO and mobile chief JK Shin has felt the need to release a further statement clarifying the Korean company's position.

Is Apple building a stylus to launch with the iPad Pro?

Steve Jobs hated the idea of an iPad with a stylus, but a number of Apple patents indicate the company is looking closely at the idea. And with its 12.9-inch iPad said to be just a few months from launch, such a device looks ever more…

Uber hopes for fresh start with Europe, says it can create 50,000 jobs

After a difficult 2014 with some regulators in Europe, Uber is hoping for a fresh start this year, promising to create 50,000 jobs if European officials work with the ride-hailing service on a number of issues.

And another one! Elon Musk confirms satellite plan for global Internet access

Another day, another billionaire proposing plans to launch an array of Internet-providing satellites for poorly served areas around the globe. This time it's SpaceX boss Elon Musk, who says he'll use profits from the venture to fund his…
Social Media

Turkish government again threatens to block Twitter

Twitter users in Turkey are once again facing a bit of downtime after the government threatened to block the service. Officials have demanded the company delete the account of a newspaper it says threatens national security, though Twitter…

Richard Branson launches latest broadband-for-the-masses satellite project

Get ready for yet another sky-based broadband-for-the-masses project. Following Facebook and Google is Virgin, which, together with Qualcomm, is investing in satellite firm OneWeb in a bid to bring Internet connectivity to remote parts of…

U.S. and U.K. to stage ‘cyber war games’ to fight attacks by hackers and terrorists

In an bid to build better defenses against the growing threat posed by cyber attackers, the U.S. and U.K. administrations are gearing up to embark on so-called 'cyber war games' to test and improve the resilience of critical industry and…

GoPro transmitter lets you broadcast live HD footage from its cameras

GoPro has done a deal with Vislink to make it possible for broadcasters to use its cameras to transmit live HD footage. The pair have worked together to create a tiny wireless transmitter compatible with the GoPro Hero4 cameras.

BlackBerry denies Samsung buyout bid

BlackBerry insisted on Wednesday it has "not engaged in discussions" with Samsung over a possible buyout deal. The denial came hours after Reuters reported it'd seen documents suggesting Samsung recently offered to purchase the company for…