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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Postmates takes on UberEats and others with speedy meal delivery service

Cut-throat competition in the rapid meal delivery business just got a little more cut-throat with on-demand delivery outfit Postmates joining the club. A super-cheap call-out fee should guarantee it some early attention, while meals will…
Computing

Trump hotel chain confirms year-long data hack

The Trump Hotel chain this week confirmed a data security breach involving malware that the firm says was on its payment systems for just over a year. Stolen data may include payment card account numbers, expiration dates, and security…
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YouTube iOS update brings fresh design, adds new in-app editing tools

Continuing its Material Design rollout for its collection of iOS apps, Google has just launched a new look for YouTube as part of an update that also adds new in-app video editing capabilities.
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Apple enables ‘app slicing’ so apps take up less space on your iOS device

Apple says it's enabled app slicing for iOS, which tailors software delivery according to a user's specific device. The space-saving feature should prove particularly useful for anyone with a 16GB iDevice where storage space is more…
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Japanese man accidentally sets fire to his home during live stream

With a lit cigarette in his mouth, spilt lighter fluid on his hands, and a pile of discarded paper to his right, it's hardly surprising that this particular live-stream demo – for a "permanent match" lighter – went horribly…
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Microsoft to open giant NY City store this month, just a few blocks from Apple’s

Microsoft is gearing up to open its first flagship store in New York City later this month. The premises is located on Fifth Avenue, just a short walk from Apple's famous glass-cube site.
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LinkedIn pays $13m to settle suit regarding excessive emailing, tells users via email

LinkedIn has agreed to shell out $13 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought about by complaints that the company was sending out too many emails and without consent. Impacted members who used the site between 2011 and 2014 can…
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This hotel lets you ‘spend a night in space’ with new moon-themed rooms

Like hotels? Love space? Then the Kameha Grand's new "Space Suite" is certain to fire your rockets. Better start saving though – a night in this uniquely themed room will set you back $2,000.
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YouTube Kids app update helps parents tackle dodgy content

Google touts it as a "family friendly" app but since YouTube Kids' launch in February a number of consumer groups have been complaining about inappropriate content on the service. Google says a new update aims to tackle ongoing concerns…
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Apple inks deal for second ‘spaceship’ campus in Silicon Valley

As work continues on Apple's futuristic "spaceship" campus in Cupertino, the tech company is also looking to construct an equally striking building for around 3,000 workers a few miles north in Sunnyvale.
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Forget driverless cars, China just put a massive self-driving bus on the road

As tech firms and automakers around the world continue development work on self-driving cars, a team in China has been tinkering away on a driverless bus. Earlier this month it successfully completed a 20-mile test drive, complete…
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Prospect of a million new drones this Christmas raises eyebrows at FAA

This holiday season is likely to see record sales of quadcopters and similar remotely controlled devices, a prospect that's causing concern at the FAA as it seeks to encourage safe operation of the machines.