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.

Google aims to help pro photographers via changes to image searches

Following a deal with Getty Images, Google says it will alter its image search to improve attribution of photographers’ work, make copyright disclaimers more noticeable, and remove links to high-res images.

This Boston couple keeps getting gadgets from Amazon that they didn’t order

Free gadgets from Amazon may sound great, but a couple from Boston just can't take it anymore. The Gallivans have been receiving several items a week since October, and only recently learned why it's been happening.
Smart Home

Got a HomePod? These videos from Apple show how to use one

Following on from a new microsite offering a slew of tips on how to get the most out of your HomePod smart speaker, Apple has just launched three short videos featuring additional guidance.
Emerging Tech

Amazon’s delivery drones could hitch rides on trucks to save power

Amazon is serious about its Prime Air drone delivery plan, and has a busy R&D team working on the project. Its latest idea may seem a little puzzling, however, as it describes allowing drones to hitch rides on trucks.
Emerging Tech

Here’s the ‘last pic’ of Starman as he motors off into outer space

A Starman in a Tesla Roadster is on his way to Mars, and Elon Musk recently posted the final photo of this now-famous spacesuit-clad mannequin. Starman was taken to space by the Falcon Heavy, which launched for the first time on Tuesday.
Emerging Tech

DJI creates no-fly zones for Winter Olympics to prevent rogue drone flights

DJI doesn't want its reputation tarnished with tales of Phantom or Mavic drones causing havoc at this month's Winter Games, and there are safety and security issues to consider, too. So it's doing something about it.

Tesla revives its plan for a coast-to-coast autonomous drive

Swapping his SpaceX hat for a Tesla one after a busy few days, Elon Musk made clear he hasn't given up on his plan to send a fully autonomous Tesla car on a coast-to-coast road trip. And he has given a time frame for it, too.
Emerging Tech

CEO takes ride in passenger drone to demonstrate that it’s safe

We first set eyes on EHang's passenger drone a couple of years ago. It's been working hard on refining its "flying taxi," and has just released a video showing it zipping along — with the boss inside.

Google makes it even easier for you to plan a trip on your smartphone

Google is making it easier to plan trips on your smartphone with new features for searching destinations, and booking hotels and flights. The changes should mean less site-hopping and more getting things done.
Emerging Tech

‘It’s still tripping me out’ — Elon Musk on Starman’s space adventure

Soon after the Falcon Heavy's historic launch on Tuesday, February 6, SpaceX Elon Musk answered reporters' questions about the mission. And a surprising number of them wanted to know more about Starman.

iPhones are now part of cops’ crime-fighting kit in New York City

The cops of New York City have a new crime-fighting tool: The iPhone. Around 36,000 of the Apple-made handsets are being handed out to officers throughout the city to help them with their daily duties.
Emerging Tech

Hours before launch, SpaceX posts Falcon Heavy animation with Bowie soundtrack

Hours before SpaceX's Falcon Heavy embarks on its maiden mission, the company has posted a new animation — complete with a David Bowie soundtrack — showing precisely how it wants it to go.