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.

Nissan made some self-parking slippers to show off its clever car tech

To highlight its ProPilot autonomous car technology, Nissan has already developed self-driving office chairs. And now it's come up with self-parking slippers, cushions, and even a table.

It’s curtains for Nintendo’s ‘Miitomo’ less than two years after launch

Nintendo has announced it's shutting down Miitomo, its debut smartphone app that launched less than two years ago. Read on for information on how to save personal stuff on the social app before it closes for good on May 9.

Flying cars and aerial robotics? Udacity’s new offering isn’t your usual course

Online educator Udacity is offering a "flying car nanodegree program." Covering aerial robotics and intelligent air systems, the course takes six months to complete and costs $2,100.
Social Media

Logan Paul returns to YouTube with a different kind of video

YouTube vlogger Logan Paul faced a huge backlash recently when he posted a video of an apparent suicide victim. He's now trying to make amends, and on January 24 posted a short film very different from his usual high-energy content.

Guess what, it’s really not a good idea to bite a smartphone battery

So this iPhone owner in China goes into a third-party seller for a replacement battery. Suspecting it might be fake, he sinks his teeth into it apparently to check its authenticity. He then got the shock of his life.

London’s iconic black cab hits the road with a high-tech makeover

London's iconic black cab recently received a high-tech makeover, with the first one taking to the streets on Monday, January 22. Forecasts suggest that by the end of 2020, 9,000 of London’s 23,000 black cabs will be…

Craigslist competitor Letgo adds housing listings for renters and buyers

Letgo wants a piece of the pie when it comes to housing rentals and sales, taking on the likes of Craigslist and Facebook's Marketplace with its own property listings. The U.S. rollout will be complete by the end of the month.
Emerging Tech

Video Assistant Referee technology set to call the shots at World Cup 2018

Video Assistant Referee technology looks set to be used for the first time at a World Cup tournament, helping on-field officials to call difficult decisions during Russia 2018 this summer.

Too smart to be scammed? Try this online test to see if you can be tricked

A campaign to prevent financial fraud is offering an online test to see how good you are at spotting a scam. Out of 63,000 who took the test, 91 percent showed they need to do more to spot dodgy emails or risk being conned.
Smart Home

OPod is a stylish micro-home made out of concrete pipe

With little space available, Hong Kong is looking for housing solutions for its growing population. One idea comes from a local architect who's designed a stylish micro-home inside, of all things, a concrete water pipe.
Emerging Tech

Pepper the robot fired from grocery store for not being up to the job

Pepper recently started work in a grocery store as part of a trial to see how a robot might benefit customers. While popular with some shoppers, Pepper's apparent limitations showed it still has some way to go.
Social Media

WhatsApp targets small businesses with new app for better communication

Many small businesses already use the messaging app to converse with customers, but some of those busier outfits have been crying out for a way to enhance the process. On Thursday, WhatsApp finally delivered.