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.

Apple’s not going to tell us how many smartwatches it sells

Apple appears to be approaching the launch of its smartwatch with great caution, announcing on Monday that, unlike the iPhone, iPad, and Mac, it won't be revealing detailed sales data for its new wearable after it goes on sale next year.
Cool Tech

Virgin Galactic to start new flight tests as passengers wait patiently for lift-off

Virgin Galactic is moving steadily toward its goal of launching its space tourism service in the next six months, with a new round of rocket-powered SpaceShipTwo test flights set to take place soon.

Yahoo finally rolls out Flickr for iPad

Yahoo has just launched an iPad-optimized version of Flickr, offering photography enthusiasts with an Apple tablet a richer, smoother experience than the mobile site that went before.

Microsoft to launch fitness-focused smartwatch ‘within weeks’

Microsoft is reportedly ready to launch a fitness-focused smartwatch "within weeks," as the firm pushes to get its first wearable under the leadership of Satya Nadella on the market before the holiday season.
Social Media

Twitter’s new Audio Card feature lets you stream music as you explore your timeline

Twitter is already popular with musicians and singers seeking to promote their work and connect with fans, so the microblogging site's new Audio Card feature, which lets you listen to music tracks while browsing your timeline, is likely to…

Street shooters likely to steer clear of Leica’s latest limited-edition camera

Leica's launched another limited-edition camera. The Leica X 'Edition Moncler' is the result of a collaboration between the camera maker and French-Italian clothing firm Moncler, and features a flashy color scheme that'll have street…

Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ tool lets friends know you’re OK when a disaster hits

Although many people already connect through Facebook to check up on the safety of friends caught up in a disaster, a new tool rolled out by the social networking giant on Wednesday aims to make the process even simpler.

Amazon to hire 80,000 temps this holiday season, 10,000 up on last year

Amazon plans to hire an additional 80,000 workers for its fulfillment centers this holiday season, a big increase on the 70,000 it took on last year and significantly more than the 50,000 extra workers that joined the company's ranks…
Android Army

Lenovo to launch new smartphone brand to take on Xiaomi

Spooked by the rapid success of Xiaomi in the Chinese smartphone market, Lenovo is gearing up to emulate its business model with a new brand focused on Internet-only sales and closer customer engagement, the company has announced.
Wearables enters smartwatch market with standalone ‘Puls’ device launched the 'Puls' smartwatch Wednesday, a standalone device that can make calls, handle emails and texts, check social networks, play music, and more. There are accessories too, including a pair of shoes that tell you how much…
Cool Tech

A drone carrying a political banner causes soccer fight that shuts down game

It seems quadcopters aren't all about attaching cameras and shooting awesome footage. They can also be used to cause mass brawls at international soccer games, as one operator discovered in Serbia on Tuesday night.

‘We got carried away with ourselves’: Bono says sorry for pushing album to iTunes users

Bono said the band got "a little carried away" with its recent 'Songs of Innocence' promotion that saw the album pushed to millions of handsets via iTunes. Speaking during a Q&A session on Facebook, U2's frontman apologized to disgruntled…