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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Social Media

Facebook reportedly close to launching new ad platform in bid to take on Google

Facebook is reportedly close to launching a new ad platform in a bid to take on Google in the lucrative online ad market. The initiative is linked to the Atlas Advertising Suite that it bought from Microsoft last year.
Cool Tech

Elevator into space: Japanese firm determined to proceed with bold engineering project

Japanese construction giant Obayashi said this week it hasn't given up on its ambitious plan to build an elevator into space. However, those riding it will need to be patient types, as the terminal station will take seven days to reach.
Android Army

Instapaper goes free, latest version brings new features

Popular read-it-later app Instapaper is now available for free. A new version of the software has just launched for iOS and Android, bringing with it a number of extra features, though some of these are only available with the subscription…
Social Media

NYPD picks up tips at ‘Twitter School’ following hapless outreach initiative

Following the NYPD's hapless attempt at connecting with the public using Twitter earlier in the year, officials at the department have been taking social media lessons in a bid to avoid making similar blunders in the future.
Web

Home Depot malware attack even bigger than Target’s, 56m payment cards affected

If you thought the Target security breach was big, wait till you hear about Home Depot's. The company said Thursday that information for "56 million unique payment cards" is at risk following a five-month malware attack on its point-of-sale…
Apple

Foxconn struggling with iPhone 6 demand, production lines operating 24/7

High demand for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, as well as display shortages for the larger model, has left manufacturer Foxconn struggling to fulfill orders. The company's production lines are reportedly operating 24/7, with 200,000 workers…
Apple

HealthKit bug hits Apple’s iOS 8 launch, compatible fitness apps removed

Wednesday's launch of Apple's iOS 8 didn't get off to the best of starts. A bug was discovered in HealthKit – one of the flagship features of the refreshed mobile OS – forcing the company to take down all compatible third-party apps…
Mobile

Amazon launches high-end Voyage ebook reader, plus refreshed Kindle

Amazon launched two new e-readers Wednesday night. The high-end $199 Voyage device is the company's thinnest and features a new way to turn pages. Meanwhile, its refreshed Kindle comes with a 20 percent faster processor, 4GB of storage, and…
Android Army

Apple launches special guide for everyone who wants to dump Android for its iPhone

Apple has just introduced a helpful new webpage aimed at Android users preparing to switch to iOS having been persuaded that the new, larger iPhone will offer a better mobile experience than their current handset.
Mobile

Samsung to release Web-only musical sitcom filmed at its Seoul HQ. No, really.

Not content with showering the world's consumers with masses of tech products, Samsung is now turning its hand to making musical sitcoms. Set to hit the web next month, its new six-part show will feature life at the company's "youthful and…
Computing

Microsoft announces Bluetooth mobile keyboard for iOS, Android and Windows devices

Microsoft's new 'Universal Mobile Keyboard' is compatible with Windows tablets, as well as iOS and Android devices. The Bluetooth keyboard can run for six months on a single charge, and launches next month with an $80 price tag.
Apple

Apple expands two-step verification to iCloud.com

Apple has expanded its two-step verification process to iCloud.com, adding another layer of security by asking for a code on top of a password. The move comes after the tech giant was criticized over a recent hack that hit its online…