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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Mobile

Yahoo revamps search for mobile to highlight broader range of relevant content

In an effort to increase its share of the mobile search market, Yahoo has rolled out changes for its browser-based offering that it says guarantees more relevant, and therefore helpful, information at the top of returned results.
Web

Right to be forgotten: BBC publishes list of its stories removed by Google

The BBC on Thursday joined other leading Europe-based news outlets by publishing a comprehensive list of stories removed from major search engines as a result the EU's 'right to be forgotten' ruling last year.
Cool Tech

Ford’s latest e-bike prototype features ‘eyes-free navigation’ and a ‘no sweat’ mode

Ford this week unveiled its latest e-bike prototype, the MoDe:Flex. Sporting a much sexier design than the company's two existing models, this latest e-bike comes with features such as eyes-free navigation and a clever no-sweat mode for…
Computing

One of the world’s most wanted cybercriminals extradited to US

After an extradition battle lasting 18 months, U.S. prosecutors have finally come face to face with Ercan Findikoglu, the alleged mastermind of a sophisticated cybercrime operation that netted a global team $55 million over a three-year…
Mobile

Apple to improve iOS 9 user privacy, but advertisers won’t be happy

Apple will reportedly improve user privacy in iOS 9 by preventing third-party apps from scanning an iDevice to see which apps are already installed. The move is likely to upset advertisers, who use the data to serve up targeted ads.
Movies & TV

Serenity now! Hulu is now streaming all 180 episodes of Seinfeld (Update)

After striking a deal with Sony, Hulu is now airing all 180 episodes of Seinfeld. The company is said to have paid out $180 million for the series in an arrangement that should have Hulu-subscribing, comedy-loving binge watchers already…
Mobile

Apple scoops major ad industry award for its ‘Shot on iPhone 6’ campaign

Apple has bagged top prize at an international advertising event for its "Shot on iPhone 6" campaign. Highlighting the handset's camera, the billboard and poster campaign used stunning images snapped by iPhone 6 users from around the world.
Social Media

Instagram’s updated Explore feature takes on Twitter with focus on real-time events

Instagram has overhauled the Explore feature of its app by helping users to more easily surface content relating to real-time events. The app's search algorithms have also been updated, enabling Instagrammers to more effectively locate…
Web

Google’s Sidewalk Labs kicks off with project to bring free Wi-Fi to New York City

Sidewalk Labs, the new Google-owned company that plans to use technology to help improve life for people in urban areas, wants to roll out free Wi-Fi on the streets of major cities, starting with New York.
Computing

Hackers ground 1,400 fliers at European airport as airline claims all carriers are at risk

As Poland's national carrier investigates who was behind Sunday's computer hack that saw flights out of Warsaw canceled and delayed, the airline's CEO claims others in the industry are also likely to be vulnerable to such attacks.
Social Media

Snapchat boss wants his messaging app to make money without being ‘creepy’

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said Monday that video ads on the app are more about context than targeting, a fact he hopes makes the service less "creepy" in the minds of its 100 million active users.
Movies & TV

James Horner, Oscar-winning Titanic composer, dies in plane crash

Oscar-winning composer James Horner, perhaps best known for his work on James Cameron's 1997 blockbuster Titanic, died in California on Monday after the light aircraft he was piloting crashed.