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.
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Google now proud owner of abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

Having already secured the abc.xyz domain for its new "Alphabet" parent company, Google decided it'd be a good idea to get the whole darn alphabet, too. That's right, the Web giant is now the proud owner of abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com.
Web

Jet, the new Amazon rival, ditches its $50 annual fee in bid for more customers 5:07

In an early move it hopes will drastically increase its customer base, online retailer Jet.com has done away with its $50 annual membership fee. The e-commerce firm launched in July and aims to take on the likes of Amazon.
Cool Tech

FAA to test anti-drone tech for pinpointing illegal operators near airports

With reports of drones flying near airports on the increase, the FAA is keen to find a solution before the unthinkable happens. As part of its efforts, the agency is working with a Virginia tech firm that's developed kit for locating…
Cool Tech

FAA proposes record $1.9M fine against drone operator for ‘unauthorized’ flights

A Chicago-based drone business is facing a hefty $1.9 million fine from the FAA for alleged unauthorized flights in airspace over New York City and Chicago, with some of the incursions apparently taking place close to busy airports.
Social Media

Twitter debuts Moments, its editor-curated news stream

Twitter's newest feature offers a simpler way to view the constant flood of information hitting the service. It's hoped that the editor-curated news streams, called "Moments," will help ease newcomers into the service and also appeal to…
Social Media

Elon Musk’s belated advice for Twitter’s Dorsey on being a dual CEO: Don’t do it

The issue of whether to take on the running of two businesses will have been mulled over for months by new Twitter boss Jack Dorsey, though Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, clearly thinks it's not the best idea.
Mobile

Postmates takes on UberEats and others with speedy meal delivery service

Cut-throat competition in the rapid meal delivery business just got a little more cut-throat with on-demand delivery outfit Postmates joining the club. A super-cheap call-out fee should guarantee it some early attention, while meals will…
Computing

Trump hotel chain confirms year-long data hack

The Trump Hotel chain this week confirmed a data security breach involving malware that the firm says was on its payment systems for just over a year. Stolen data may include payment card account numbers, expiration dates, and security…
Mobile

YouTube iOS update brings fresh design, adds new in-app editing tools

Continuing its Material Design rollout for its collection of iOS apps, Google has just launched a new look for YouTube as part of an update that also adds new in-app video editing capabilities.
Mobile

Apple enables ‘app slicing’ so apps take up less space on your iOS device

Apple says it's enabled app slicing for iOS, which tailors software delivery according to a user's specific device. The space-saving feature should prove particularly useful for anyone with a 16GB iDevice where storage space is more…
Web

Japanese man accidentally sets fire to his home during live stream

With a lit cigarette in his mouth, spilt lighter fluid on his hands, and a pile of discarded paper to his right, it's hardly surprising that this particular live-stream demo – for a "permanent match" lighter – went horribly…
Cool Tech

Microsoft to open giant NY City store this month, just a few blocks from Apple’s

Microsoft is gearing up to open its first flagship store in New York City later this month. The premises is located on Fifth Avenue, just a short walk from Apple's famous glass-cube site.