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

Dell offers sneak preview of the Venue 8 7000, world’s thinnest tablet

Dell has announced what it claims is the world's thinnest tablet. The 8.4-inch Venue 8 7000 tablet has a profile of just 6mm and incorporates Intel's RealSense depth-mapping technology. The device should hit stores in early November.
Wearables

Intel teases updated version of its Basis health tracker smartwatch

Intel was slow getting into mobile, and clearly doesn't want to make the same mistake with the rapidly expanding wearables market. A few days after revealing its luxury smart bracelet, the company has announced a new version of its Basis…
Mobile

Twitter now testing a ‘buy’ button that lets you purchase stuff in a few taps

Twitter is hoping its new 'buy' button, which it started testing this week on a limited scale, will be a hit with users and businesses alike. The button will appear in some tweets, allowing users to buy products in just a few…
Mobile

SheTaxis’ Uber-like service is for women only, launches in NY City next week

SheTaxis' Uber-like service for women only is all set to hit the streets for the first time next week. Starting in New York City, the startup plans to roll out the service to more cities over the next 12 months, Miami and Chicago among…
Apple

U2 to play ‘significant part’ in Apple’s iPhone event Tuesday

U2 will reportedly play a "significant part" at Apple's much-anticipated media event Tuesday morning, though presumably not so significant that the band steals the limelight from Apple's new iPhone.
Web

Cybercrime: Home Depot confirms security breach, could be bigger than Target’s

Home Depot is the latest high-profile retailer to discover it's been hit by a point-of-sales hack that's been harvesting the payment card details of millions of customers. It's thought the breach could be even bigger than the one that hit…
Home

Nest to expand across Europe in bid to boost sales of its smart-home devices

Smart-home startup Nest has announced it's to start selling its thermostat and smoke alarm in four more European countries – France, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Ireland. The devices will go on sale at retail stores by the end of this…
Mobile

Apple installs NFC in its stores ahead of iPhone 6 launch

With Apple expected to make a push into mobile payments with the launch this week of its new iPhone and possibly iWatch, the company is reportedly busy fitting its stores with new NFC readers and upgraded iBeacon transmitters.
Wearables

Google Glass lands in Play Store, though price stays the same

Google very quietly added its faced-based Glass gadget to the Play Store over the weekend, though its price tag remains at $1500 (includes set of frames or shades). Accessories for the device are also offered, including ear buds and a…
Home

Say what?!? LG executive accused of vandalizing Samsung products in Berlin

The rivalry between Korean tech giants Samsung and LG has been heating up in recent years, though a bizarre incident alleged to have taken place in Berlin during IFA week has left many people wondering if things might be getting a little…
Android Army

Google agrees to refund $19 million for kids’ in-app purchases

Google has reached an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission to refund parents to the tune of $19 million for unauthorized in-app purchases made by their children. The settlement follows a similar one made by Apple in January.
Apple

Apple CEO promises new security measures after iCloud celebrity photo hack

Keen to reassure Apple customers that their data is safe on its remote servers following the recent iCloud celebrity photo hack, company boss Tim Cook said new security measures will be rolled out in the coming weeks.