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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.

Modra Observatory images of the 1998 Leonid meteor shower.

NASA’s skywatching tips for November include a meteor shower

NASA's skywatching tips for November include the potentially spectacular Leonid meteor shower, which peaks around the middle of the month.
Sam Bankman-Fried.

Sam Bankman-Fried found guilty on 7 counts of fraud and conspiracy

Disgraced cryptocurrency mogul Sam Bankman-Fried has been found guilty on all seven charges of fraud and money laundering by a New York City jury.
The International Space Station.

Spot the space station with this new NASA app

A new app released for iOS and Android makes it easier than ever to spot the International Space Station when it passes overhead.
Artist’s illustration of the Lucy concept.

NASA’s Lucy phones home after ‘Dinky’ flyby

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft is powering on toward Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids after making a successful flyby of another asteroid called Dinkinesh.
NASA's next-generation SLS rocket.

Watch NASA’s trailer teasing next week’s launch of streaming service

NASA has shared a trailer highlighting next week’s launch of NASA+, a free video streaming service aimed at space fans.
Apple Music plan with HomePod Mini and AirPods.

Apple quietly retires one of its Apple Music tiers

Apple is retiring its Voice plan for Apple Music that lets people use Siri to select tracks for $5 a month – less than half the cost of the regular plan.
SpaceX's Super Heavy and Starship.

World’s most powerful rocket clears safety review for next test launch

The FAA has completed its safety review for SpaceX's second test flight of the mighty Super Heavy rocket, but it can't award a launch permit just yet.
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Watch how Tesla’s Cybertruck handles a compound bow’s arrow

Tesla chief Elon Musk appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience again on Tuesday, with part of the encounter involving Rogan testing the Cybertruck's toughness.
Apple's Tim Cook presenting the tech company's Scary Fast event in October 2023.

Apple used this free iPhone app to shoot Monday’s Scary Fast event

Apple surprised many people when it revealed that its Scary Fast event was shot entirely on an iPhone using a free camera app.
An Orsted drone drops off a delivery onto a wind turbine's platform.

It’s drone delivery, but not as we know it

While Amazon and Wing are trialing customer deliveries using mid-size drones, a firm in Europe is using a much bigger drone for its own special purpose.
NASA's image of a ghostly cosmic hand in deep space.

NASA releases ‘ghostly cosmic hand’ image for Halloween

To help you get in the mood for Halloween, NASA has released a spooky image from deep space showing what it describes as a ghostly cosmic hand.
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How to watch Apple’s ‘Scary Fast’ Mac launch event if you missed it

If you missed Apple's live-stream event on Monday night showcasing new gear, it's still possible to watch the 30-minute broadcast.
Profile of head on computer chip artificial intelligence.

New ‘poisoning’ tool spells trouble for AI text-to-image tech

Artists and photographers annoyed at generative-AI firms using their work to train their technology may soon have an effective way to respond.
Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos with NASA boss Bill Nelson in front of a mock-up of the Blue Moon lunar lander.

Blue Origin shows off 3-story Blue Moon lunar lander mock-up

Blue Origin's lander will one day carry astronauts to the lunar surface as part of the Artemis program that's aiming to put a permanent base on the moon.
Screenshots showing off new features for Google Maps.

Google injects AI into Maps in major update

Google introduced a major update for Maps on Thursday, adding a bunch of new features that make the app even more powerful.
Astronaut Thomas Pesquet tests the moon camera in the lunar-like landscapes of Lanzarote, Spain.

Astronauts test new moon camera for upcoming Artemis mission

In preparation for NASA's next crewed moon landing, astronauts have been testing a brand new camera on the lunar-like landscapes of Lanzarote, Spain.
boston dynamics uses chatgpt to create a robot tour guide spot ai

Boston Dynamics uses ChatGPT to create a robot tour guide

Find out what happened when a team of roboticists powered a robot dog with AI to create a tour guide that talks.
Apple's logo on an iPhone.

An iPhone that isn’t the iPhone 15 is selling fast in Japan

Apple's new iPhone 15 may be popular, but in Japan there's also an older iPhone that's suddenly being snapped up by shoppers.
DJI's Osmo Pocket 3 camera.

DJI’s new Osmo Pocket 3 is an exciting upgrade

The Osmo Pocket 3 comes with a slew of significant changes, including the addition of a larger sensor and a bigger touchscreen display that flips sideways.
The new X sign replacing the Twitter logo on the company's headquarters in San Francisco.

X now offers audio and video calls, but it’s easy to turn off

X, formerly Twitter, has added audio and video calls as part of efforts to transform the platform into a multipurpose super-app.
NASA's Orion crew capsule together with the service module.

NASA’s Artemis II moon capsule receives vital component

Next year's crewed Artemis II moon mission took an important step forward recently when NASA integrated a vital component with the Orion spacecraft.
A Starship robot making a delivery.

Autonomous delivery robots at center of bomb scare ‘prank’

A bomb threat involving wheel-based delivery robots at an Oregon State University campus turned out to be a prank following the reported arrest of a suspect.
A Cruise autonomous car.

Cruise’s robotaxi service suspended by California regulator

California's Department of Motor Vehicles has suspended Cruise's autonomous car permit, preventing it from testing its robotaxis in San Francisco.
A digital brain on a computer interface.

White House unveils 31 U.S. tech hubs to boost industry

In a move designed to boost the U.S. tech sector, the White House on Monday announced 31 tech hubs located across the country.
Artist’s impression of the Dragonfly rotorcraft lander on the surface of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.

NASA tests 8-rotor Dragonfly drone destined for Titan

Dragonfly is set to become the first multi-rotor aircraft to fly on another celestial body when it reaches Saturn's largest moon, Titan, in 2034.
The interior of the EV that will take NASA's Artemis II astronauts to the launchpad.

Check out the NASA EV that will drive Artemis crew (partway) to the moon

NASA and EV startup Canoo Technologies have shown off the vehicle that will transport the next lunar astronauts to the launchpad at the Kennedy Space Center.
How a paved road and landing pad might look on the moon.

NASA’s moon buggies could one day be driving on lunar roads

The moon could one day be paved with roads for safer and smoother rover rides as part of ongoing efforts to reduce the damaging effects of lunar dust.
SpaceX tests its Starship rocket in a ground-based ignition.

Watch this unique view of SpaceX’s latest Starship rocket test

SpaceX has released footage showing a unique view of its latest Starship rocket test ahead of its second launch atop the mighty Super Heavy rocket.
A new folder is created on a blue iMac desktop.

Apple’s refreshed iMac may be coming sooner than you think

The will-they-won’t-they saga around Apple’s likelihood of releasing a refresh of the 24-inch iMac anytime soon took another twist on Sunday.
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Toyota joins ‘the Tesla plug’ club

Toyota has become the latest major automaker to ink a deal with Tesla to adopt the NACS plug on its fully electric vehicles from 2025.
Four RS-25 engines attached to the core stage of NASA's SLS moon rocket.

NASA photo shows off engines that will power next crewed lunar mission

In ongoing preparations for the first crewed lunar mission in five decades, NASA has attached four engines to the core stage of its powerful SLS rocket.
Amazon testing the Digit humanoid robot for warehouse work.

Amazon’s new humanoid robot will not take human jobs, company insists

It looks like a human and it moves like a human but Amazon insists its latest robot will not replace workers at its warehouses but instead work alongside them.
Someone holding the Google Pixel 8 Pro in front of a colorful background.

Some Pixel 8 Pro owners are reporting a display color issue

Some owners of Google's new Pixel 8 Pro are reporting an odd color-related issue affecting the display, though the company has yet to officially acknowledge it.
NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter made a record-breaking 25th flight on April 8, 2022.

NASA’s Mars drone just set another flight record

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter has surpassed all expectations during its time on Mars and just recently it set a new flight record.