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.
Cool Tech

Finally, the business suit surfers have been waiting for

Quiksilver, apparently having seen a gap in the market, has come up with a wetsuit that also functions as a business suit, allowing keen surfers to jump from the office into the sea without all the hassle of getting changed. Brilliant.
Movies & TV

Watch Robert Downey Jr walk out of a supremely awkward TV interview

Promoting Avengers: Age of Ultron in the UK this week, Robert Downey Jr found the line of questioning by one TV interviewer a little too personal. Fed up and looking pretty darn furious, the actor cut the interview short and…

You can now hunt for the Loch Ness monster with Google Street View

Perhaps the most surprising thing about Google's Street View team taking to Loch Ness is that it didn't do it sooner. The imagery is up now, though, allowing you to plunge to the icy depths of the murky lake in search of the legendary Loch…

Google shows love to mobile-friendly sites, pushes them up search results from today

Google is now prioritizing mobile-optimized websites for search results returned on smartphones. While the new system should make life easier for mobile users, some businesses will be wondering where their site's gone.

Microsoft chooses Australia for first flagship store outside North America

Microsoft has chosen Sydney for the location of its very first flagship retail store outside of North America. The two-floor store will let visitors get hands-on with Microsoft tech, with Answer Desk staff (think Apple Genius Bar) offering…

Guess what? The original selfie stick launched in 1980s (and it had a ridiculous name)

Launching more than 20 years before the iPhone set the smartphone market alight, Hiroshi Ueda's selfie stick was clearly ahead of its time. But despite missing out on fame and fortune, the Japanese inventor isn't bitter that his original…

Is the Apple Watch’s screen too small for photos? Instagram doesn’t think so

Instagram will dive into the wearables space this week with a version of its popular media-sharing app for the Apple Watch. The design team says it experimented with many versions, but opted for one that lets you "get in and get out" in…

Amazon ditches TestDrive feature that let Appstore users try out software for free

Amazon has scrapped the feature that let users of its Android Appstore try software before they actually purchased it. The company said it'd ended the 'TestDrive' service because of "a significant decline" in the number of customers using…
Social Media

WhatsApp hits 800m active users, could top a billion by year’s end

Messaging app WhatsApp is now used by 800 million people globally, founder Jan Koum said Friday. At its current growth rate, the Facebook-owned cross-platform service looks set to top a billion users by year's end.

This amazing gadget turns your thumbnail into a tiny trackpad to control your phone

The latest piece of tech wizardry from MIT comes in the form of a tiny trackpad that attaches to your thumbnail. The wireless wearable, which packs sensors, a battery, and three chips, has a ton of possible applications, its…

Apple launching in-store ‘Apple Watch Basics’ workshops to show new owners how to use it

Apple is launching special in-store workshops next week for owners of its debut smartwatch. The lessons are designed to explain to participants how to get the most out of the new device, which'll start snapping onto wrists next Friday.

Scientists create world’s first self-powered camera (though it needs some work)

Scientists at Columbia University have created a video camera capable of powering itself via the sensor, which incorporates technology capable of transferring the light that it receives into usable energy.