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.

Amazon Prime Music update adds Pandora-like stations, refreshed design

Amazon has given its Prime Music iOS app a makeover. Front and center is a new ad-free 'Prime Stations' feature that lets users autoplay multiple tracks based on their music tastes, similar to the likes of Pandora and iTunes Radio.
Social Media

Twitter starts experimenting with autoplay videos in timelines

It's been on the cards for a while, after all, Facebook, Instagram, and Vine have long included them. We're talking about autoplay videos, which Twitter has just started testing on its service.

Bling your Nikon DSLR with this new stainless steel hot-shoe cover

If you already have a ton of lenses, flashes, cases, straps, eyepieces, remotes, transmitters, and mics, and still feel your Nikon DSLR is somehow incomplete, then perhaps this new stainless steel hot-shoe cover will appeal.

Apple Watch gets multi-page spread in Elle mag as company continues fashionista push

Apple is marketing its first ever smartwatch at a range of consumers, fashionistas among them. Following features in Vogue and other style magazines, the company has just secured a multi-page spread in Elle targeting shoppers in Australia.
Cool Tech

Boeing’s sci-fi-inspired force-field system can offer protection against explosions

Boeing may be known primarily as a manufacturer of passenger planes, but it also does a lot of work in the field of military and defense systems, as this recently granted sci-fi-inspired patent demonstrates.

Pebble encourages smartstrap developers with $1m support fund

According to Pebble, plenty of developers are already working on smartstraps for its new Pebble Time smartwatch. To focus minds a little more, the startup announced Thursday it's offering financial support for the best ideas from a new…

LinkedIn now helps Android owners on to the next step of their career ladder

If you're looking for a new job and have an Android device, LinkedIn has a new app for you. Just like the iOS version that launched last year, Job Search has a slew of features designed to help you take a step up the career ladder.
Cool Tech

Your drone delivery dream is one step closer: Amazon gets testing permission for Prime Air

When Amazon boss Jeff Bezos unveiled his plan to use drones for deliveries back in 2013, most people laughed it off as a publicity stunt. The company is serious, however, and has just won FAA approval to test its Prime Air delivery drone.

Listen up! Now you can livestream Internet radio shows on your blog using TuneIn

Online radio service TuneIn has just launched a new feature that lets broadcasters, website owners, and bloggers embed a live radio player into their sites, a move that'll likely take the service beyond its already massive user base.

Uber’s European woes continue as service gets banned in Germany (again)

Uber is having a tough time of it in Europe. In the past couple of weeks alone it's dealt with reported attacks on its drivers in Amsterdam, a raid on its offices by armed cops in Paris, and a countrywide ban on its service in Germany.
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Vine tweaks its iOS app for faster videos, and adds an offline viewing mode

Vine this week rolled out a few enhancements for iOS users of its video-loop app. Besides a speed bump to make the app start up faster, users can also watch Vines offline, making it good to use any time, anywhere.
Cool Tech

Google’s first drone project has crashed and burned, but it’ll fly again later this year

Google says it's scrapped the single-wing design of the UAV it first showed off last summer. However, it says it's working on a new flying machine, one that it hopes will one day deliver vital supplies to locations cut off by…