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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Data frazzled at Google center after lightning strikes it four times

Data centers are springing up around the world these days as tech firms invest huge amounts of money in cloud technology. But as Google found out recently, there's still much work to be done on protecting the centers against lightning…
Web

Ashley Madison hackers follow through with threat to dump members’ data online

Cheating spouses who use the Ashley Madison site may be sweating it out in the coming days after hackers dumped stolen data online that reveals not only names and payment information, but also intimate details of their sexual preferences…
Cars

Dash cam footage captures apparent keying of $140K Aston Martin, man arrested

If you own a supercar, you really don't want anyone dragging bunch of keys down the side of it. However, if it does happen, a dash cam might help to provide clues as to who did it, as in the case of this Aston Martin V8 Vantage.
Web

Amazon looks set to test click-and-collect system for picking up packages

Amazon looks as if it's gearing up to test a new click-and-collect service called "Flex" that offers customers another option when it comes to getting their hands on ordered items.
Web

Target in $67m settlement with Visa over massive 2013 hack

Target was hit by a massive hack back in 2013, one which affected as many as 110m customers. To cover the costs of card issuers that had to deal with its aftermath, the retail giant has agreed with Visa to pay $67m to those affected.
Mobile

RoboKiller app takes top prize in $25,000 anti-robocall contest

Fed up with robocalls? Then with a bit of luck you'll soon be able to make use of RoboKiller, an app that takes care of robocalls using audio-fingerprinting technology that helps to identify the computer-generated calls before killing them…
Mobile

Uber’s cautious UberEATS expansion continues with launch in home city

The rollout of Uber's meal-delivery service has hardly been speedy, but it seems the company is keen to stick with it. This week it brought UberEATS to its home city, offering curbside deliveries for around $12 within 10 minutes of placing…
Social Media

Facebook updates Notes in move to get you blogging again

Facebook is testing a redesigned version of its somewhat forgotten Notes feature to make it easier for users to create and read longer-form stories on the social networking service. In short, Facebook wants you to get blogging again.
Cars

Amazon boss admits Top Gear hosts were ‘very, very, very expensive’

Although he declined to say precisely how much Clarkson, Hammond and May will get for their upcoming Prime car show, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos admitted it was a "very, very, very expensive deal" for the company.
Social Media

Woman fined for posting Facebook photo of cop car in disabled space

Spotting a cop car parked in a space reserved for disabled drivers, a woman in south-west Spain saw red and posted an image of the perceived transgression on her Facebook page. Taking offense to the post, the cops decided to take action....
Cool Tech

How a digital pen can help doctors diagnose brain disease earlier

Researchers at MIT have found a way to use existing digital pen technology to improve the accuracy and efficiency of a test that's been used for decades to spot signs of brain conditions such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
Mobile

Microsoft testing ‘NewsCast’ mobile app that reads you the news

Microsoft is developing a mobile app that selects news stories from across the Web and reads them aloud to the user. The software is currently being tested internally and aims to offer users "a more productive commute."