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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Emerging Tech

A man just survived a 25,000 foot jump from a plane without a parachute

Adrenalin junkies don't come much more committed than Luke Aikins. The 42-year-old skydiver on Saturday made a 25,000-foot jump without a parachute, and lived to tell the tale.
Cars

Uber plans to splash out $500 million on mapping the world

Uber is planning to invest a whopping half a billion dollars in boosting its mapping technology and data, enabling it to rely less heavily on other providers and helping it toward its lofty goal of a ridesharing service using driverless…
Photography

Delve into London’s rich and varied past with this amazing interactive map

A new interactive map lets you explore London's rich and varied past in just a few clicks, with more than a quarter of a million images available to view.
Social Media

Instagram is about to give all of its users more comment control

Determined to become a "friendly, fun, and ... safe place for self-expression,” Instagram is about to roll out new tools giving users more control over the kinds of comments that appear alongside their images.
Web

Lufthansa’s wacky Airbnb listing offers a plane seat in a ‘shared room’

German national carrier Lufthansa has taken to Airbnb to offer "accommodation" at 36,000 feet. The "cabin in the sky," which is essentially an airline seat, will set you back nearly $800 and comes with a “personal food and beverage…
Mobile

Take an UberCentral ride and you won’t pay a dime

Uber has just made it a whole lot easier for businesses to organize and manage multiple rides for customers with the launch of its new UberCentral service.
Gaming

A man has just proved that playing Pokémon Go while driving isn’t a good idea

The Australian guy who this week was playing Pokemon Go while driving his car must surely have been hoping that, like the creatures in the game, the school that appeared in front of him was merely a digital overlay. But it wasn't.
Mobile

Is the Apple Watch’s Digital Crown dial really heading for the iPhone?

Is Apple really considering adding a Digital Crown to its iPhone and iPad? A patent published this week certainly suggests it's been looking at the idea.
Social Media

Starting today, all Tumblr users can start making cash out of their site

If your Tumblr site has a decent number of followers, you can now get a cash return for your efforts. Starting today, the Yahoo-owned company will start showing ads on its 300-million-plus blogs, and it wants to share some of the generated…
Emerging Tech

Amazon has just launched a store full of Kickstarter stuff

If Amazon fails to inspire during your online shopping trips then check out its new section for successfully funded Kickstarter products. At launch it features hundreds of creations in fun categories including "exquisite objects" and…
Social Media

Facebook crushes earnings again and hits a billion daily active users on mobile

User numbers up, revenue up, profit up. Facebook reported yet another set of healthy performance figures on Wednesday, with the data showing that more than a billion mobile users now hit the site on a daily basis.
Emerging Tech

Amazon wants to turn street lights and church steeples into drone docking stations

Amazon appears to have a grand plan for its Prime Air drone delivery service. A recently awarded patent suggests it's looking to turn the top of street lights, cell towers, and even church steeples into docking stations for its flying…