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Trevor Mogg

Trevor Mogg

Contributing Editor

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.

terrifying monster wolf robot aims to scare off bears japan

Bear-repelling ‘Monster Wolf’ robot gets wider deployment

Japan's Monster Wolf robot, complete with menacing roar and glowing red eyes, is being deployed more widely in a bid to keep bears in the mountains.
The ChatGPT name next to an OpenAI logo on a black and white background.

Are we about to see ‘the iPhone of artificial intelligence’?

Apple’s former design guru Jony Ive is reportedly in talks with ChatGPT creator OpenAI to build a new hardware device for artificial intelligence.
OnePlus Pad with Disney Plus app open

Disney+ to begin crackdown on password sharing

Disney+ is following in the footsteps of rival streaming service Netflix and is about to get tough with those sharing passwords.
A silhouetted person holds a smartphone displaying the Facebook logo. They are standing in front of a sign showing the Meta logo.

Meta pays big bucks to end office lease that still had 18 years left

The move is a sign of the times, with tech giants and other large companies responding to the popularity of remote working since the pandemic.
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio shortly after returning to Earth in September 2023.

NASA’s record-breaking astronaut arrives home safely

Frank Rubio has landed safely back on Earth after becoming the first NASA astronaut to spend a full year in space – six months longer than the original plan.
YouTuber Zack Nelson bending an iPhone 15 to test its strength.

Watch how the iPhone 15 handles the bend test that busted the Pro Max

The YouTuber who recently busted the back of an iPhone 15 Pro Max in a durability test is back. And this time he's bending the iPhone 15.
NASA's Ingenuity helicopter.

NASA’s Mars helicopter has just flown faster than ever before

NASA's Mars helicopter has set a new speed record during its latest flight on the red planet. It comes just a week after it beat its own altitude record.
The Hollywood sign.

Hollywood writers strike ends after agreement on AI and other issues

The five-month Hollywood writers strike was called off on Tuesday after union leaders approved a new three-year deal.
Renders of the iPhone 15 Pro next to the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

The iPhone 15 Pro is overheating due to design compromises, prominent analyst says

A prominent Apple analyst has warned that if the tech giant fails to properly address the iPhone 15 Pro overheating issue, it could impact sales of the device.
The International Space Station.

NASA is seeking help to crash the space station at the end of its life

NASA is seeking help to build a space tug that will be deployed to safely deorbit the International Space Station at the end of its life in 2031.
A composite image showing Perseverance’s path through a dense section of boulders.

NASA’s Mars rover uses its self-driving smarts to navigate toughest route

As it continues its search for signs of ancient microbial life, NASA's Mars rover recently used its self-driving smarts to navigate its trickiest route yet.
spotify app available in windows 10 store

Spotify using AI to clone and translate podcasters’ voices

A new Spotify feature powered by artificial intelligence translates a podcast into multiple languages using the same voices of those in the show.
Astronaut Andreas Mogensen with his chocolate mousse aboard the space station.

Chocolate mousse in space is more important than you think

An astronaut aboard the ISS has just used a purpose-built machine to make chocolate mousse, a creation that could prove vital for future space voyages.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx capsule heading to Earth.

Watch NASA’s capsule with asteroid samples hurtling to Earth

Watch the key moments from NASA's first-ever sample return mission, from spotting the capsule streaking across the sky to its arrival in a clean room.
iphone 15 pro max durability tests ends with big surprise test

iPhone 15 Pro Max durability test ends with big surprise

Zack Nelson's smartphone durability tests are legendary. And this one on the new iPhone 15 Pro Max ends in an unexpected way.
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Google Maps directed man to drive off collapsed bridge, lawsuit claims

A North Carolina family is suing Google, claiming that directions from Google Maps caused a father to drive off a broken bridge, resulting in his death.
Apple's first iPhone.

Check out this old news report of when Apple released the first iPhone

Apple has started delivering the first iPhone 15 devices to customers. This old news report shows the very first iPhone going on sale 16 years ago.
Frank Rubio aboard the space station.

NASA’s Frank Rubio has just done something very unusual in space

NASA astronaut Frank Rubio marked one whole year in orbit on Thursday, with his record-breaking stay scheduled to last 371 days.
Facebook Logo

Facebook’s rebrand isn’t quite as drastic as Twitter’s

Facebook owner Meta has unveiled a new logo and some other design changes for the social network, though the new look is much like the old one.
Fujifilm's Instax Pal camera.

Fujifilm’s new Instax Pal camera is fun, but pricey

Fujifilm has just unveiled the Instax Pal camera, a diminutive digital device targeted at teens who might want to print their pictures, too.
NASA's crew for the Artemis II lunar mission.

NASA’s Artemis moon astronauts suit up for mission practice run

The four Artemis II astronauts who will embark on a flyby of the moon next year successfully conducted a pre-launch practice run on Wednesday.
A warehouse worker at Amazon.

Amazon is hiring a quarter of a million extra workers for the holiday season

Eyeing the upcoming holiday rush, Amazon has announced that it’s aiming to hire 250,000 warehouse and delivery workers, with a bump in the hourly pay offered.
Everything you need to know about Neuralink

Elon Musk’s Neuralink now recruiting for first human trials

Neuralink has announced that it’s now accepting applications from subjects willing to have its experimental N1 computer interface implanted in their brain.
The shadow of the Ingenuity helicopter during a flight on Mars.

NASA’s amazing Mars helicopter just set a new flight record

NASA's Mars helicopter continues to impress. During its 59th flight on the distant planet, the drone-like machine achieved a new record.
This mosaic of Bennu was created using observations made by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft that was in close proximity to the asteroid for over two years.

How to watch final moments of NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission

NASA will live stream the final moments of its groundbreaking OSIRIS-REx mission that will see it bring home samples collected from the Bennu asteroid in 2020.
A white X on a black background, which could be Twitter's new logo.

X, formerly Twitter, looks set to become subscription-only

Elon Musk has said that as part of efforts to tackle the issue of bots on X, formerly Twitter, all users may be asked to pay a small monthly fee.
A mid-level solar flare that peaked at 8:13 p.m. EDT on Oct. 1, 2015, captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory.

Remarkable imagery shows NASA probe as it’s hit by a solar storm

A NASA spacecraft has for the first time flown through a solar eruption, capturing some remarkable imagery along the way.
The International Space Station.

NASA astronaut on first mission arrives safely at space station

On her maiden mission, NASA astronaut Loral O’Hara has arrived safely at the International Space Station together with two Russian cosmonauts.
A screenshot from the Slo Mo Guys' footage of a rocket engine test.

Watch this incredible slow-motion footage of a rocket engine test

The Slow Mo Guys recently used their high-tech camera to capture the awesome power of a rocket engine test, and the results are astonishing.
Blackmagic Design's new Camera app.

Blackmagic releases free pro-level app for shooting video on iPhone

Blackmagic Design, which also brought us the DaVinci Resolve video editing software, has released a feature-packed app for shooting video on the iPhone.
Scarecrow Video's ad for its mail-based rental service.

As Netflix ends its DVD rental service, Scarecrow steps in

Seattle-based Scarecrow is expanding its DVD-by-mail service to all U.S. states following Netflix's decision to end its own mail service later this month.
SpaceX testing an engine on its Starship spacecraft.

SpaceX gets big hint from FAA on next Starship launch opportunity

The FAA has suggested that a launch license for the second test flight of SpaceX's mighty Starship rocket could be coming as early as next month.
Coca-Cola's Y3000 drink.

Coca-Cola apparently used AI to create a soda ‘from the future’

Drinks giant Coca-Cola has jumped on the AI bandwagon with the launch of a beverage apparently created with the help of the in-vogue technology.
NASA astronaut Frank Rubio aboard the ISS.

NASA astronaut describes record-breaking space stay as an ‘incredible challenge’

NASA astronaut Frank Rubio has been chatting about how he coped with spending six months longer than expected in orbit, breaking a record in the process.