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.

Uber is getting into the bike-sharing game

Uber has joined forces with ebike company Jump to launch a bike-sharing pilot service in San Francisco. Using Uber's app, riders will be able to find nearby bikes and cycle for $2 per 30 minutes.

Rev up your smartphones: ‘Mario Kart Tour’ is coming to iOS and Android

Nintendo has announced it's bringing its first Mario Kart game to smartphones. Launching for Android and iOS anytime after April, the Japanese game giant revealed it will be called 'Mario Kart Tour.'

Canon’s fingerprint scanner idea does more than just lock the camera down

A Canon patent explores the idea of placing fingerprint scanners on camera bodies and lenses for security in a bid to make them less attractive to thieves. But the technology could also enhance the equipment's functionality.
Smart Home

Alexa now lets Android users dictate and send text messages

As the smart-speaker wars heat up, Amazon has introduced another Alexa talent that lets you use the digital assistant to send SMS messages. But read on to learn about the limitations.

Hawaii just fired the person who sent that false missile alert

Officials in Hawaii confirmed on Tuesday, January 30 that the person responsible for sending out the false missile alert on January 13 has been fired, adding that safeguards have now been put in place to ensure it doesn't happen again.

If Lightroom is still slow for you, Adobe promises help is on the way

Adobe's Lightroom Classic photo editing and management software has been slow for a number of photographers since its launch last fall, but the company says an update next month should fix this.

Zip across the water at 36 mph on Radinn’s upgraded electric wakeboard

Radinn's original electric wakeboard turned a lot of heads when it went on sale a couple of years ago. It's now launched a new-and-improved version capable of hitting 36 mph, though it doesn't come cheap.

Airbnb targets curious travelers as ‘experiences’ expands to 200 U.S. cities

Airbnb introduced "experiences" in 2016 so travelers could also use its service to find interesting things to do when away from home. Now the company is expanding the feature to more cities across the U.S.
Emerging Tech

Airport code word aims to save marriage proposals from nosy X-ray machines

So you plan to propose to your partner on vacation, but as you go through security at the airport an official pulls out the ring during a bag check, ruining the surprise. Well, one airport has found a clever way to keep it secret.
Emerging Tech

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' flamethrower is real and it costs $500

And you thought Elon Musk was joking when he said he wanted to sell a Boring Company flamethrower. The fire-spitting device showed up on its website on Saturday and costs $500. A $30 fire extinguisher is also offered.

Baby got Beck: Grandmother’s Instagram inspires rock icon’s new music video

When a Japanese Instagrammer started posting photos of her granddaughter and the family's dogs, she had no idea it would one day lead to a meeting with an American indie rock legend -- and a starring role for her family in his music video.
Social Media

Grumpy Cat awarded $710K in lawsuit, but she still won’t crack a smile

Grumpy Cat, the miserable-looking feline that took the internet by storm a few years back, has just been awarded more than $700,000 in a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit.