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.
Air accident investigators have concluded that a plane crash in Colorado last year that killed the pilot and passenger was "likely" caused by the pilot becoming disoriented after taking selfies with a flash during a night flight.
Twitter has done a deal with Flipboard and Yahoo! Japan to start showing promoted tweets on the sites. The move brings Twitter ads to millions of non-users of the social media service, and looks set to boost the company's bottom line.
Amazon's new Kindle Convert tool helps reading fans turn their physical books into digital ones, though the fact that it probably takes an age to do means it's likely aimed more at occasional users with unique material rather than those…
Have tablet sales peaked? The latest research data, which shows the first ever year-on-year drop in quarterly global shipments, suggests it has, with four of the top five vendors experiencing downturns.
Sales of of the Surface Pro 3 helped Microsoft pull in a record amount of tablet revenue last quarter. Hoping to build on the momentum, the company on Monday started offering most versions of the Pro 3 with a $100 discount.
It looks as if Google may be moving ahead with plans to launch a ride-hailing service similar to Uber and others. According to a report Monday, the company is already testing out an app for the service.