Nick Mokey

Nick Mokey

Nick Mokey is a magazine journalism graduate from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, located in Syracuse, New York. Prior to writing for Digital Trends, he was a columnist and later head opinion editor at S.U.'s independent student newspaper, The Daily Orange. Nick has also interned for and contributed to Popular Mechanics magazine. Besides toying with computers and gadgets, he enjoys running, motorcycling, camping, and finding absurd deals on Craigslist.

Pidgin 2.0 Offers New Name and Interface

After resolving legal issues with AOL, the developers of Gaim have released the next version of their popular open-source instant messaging client.

Computing Caters to the Unemployed

There's a social-networking site for everyone, even if you're holding a pink slip.


Yahoo Photos Nixed in Favor of Flickr

While Yahoo's Flickr acquisition has been booming, the company's first-generation photo-sharing site has stagnated. Now it will see the ax in the name of progress.


Internet Radio Gets One Last Gasp

Bankruptcy no longer awaits internet broadcasters on May 15, but the new date for doomsday has only been pushed back 60 days.


Online Video Audience Surpasses Cable TV

Tubearoo asserts that there are twice as many online video viewers as basic cable subscribers.


HP Dragon Helps Track Telecom Use For Feds

Keeping track of what millions of people are doing has proven to be a tough task. HP says they have the software for the job.


Newest GeForce 8 Pushes Performance, Price

Although it is essentially an overclocked version of the Geforce 8800 GTX, Nvidia claims the GeForce 8800 Ultra will outperform its predecessor by a significant margin.


Lexar Releases ExpressCard SSDs For Laptops

The tiny drives can be used to add storage, perform backups, or expand the system memory cache using Windows Vista's ReadyBoost.


HP Licenses Cookie-Cutter Circuits

The company's patented process for stamping out semiconductors could be finding its way into commercial applications soon, thanks to a deal with another California company.


Joost Launches, Adds Five New Partners

Joost officially takes itself out of beta and opens for business, while adding Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Larry King Live, Transformers and G.I. Joe.


Say "I Do" to Online Wedding Planning

WeddingWire includes everything from map-based vendor catalogs to drag-and-drop guest seating for the big day. Get ready to get spendy.


All-In-One VoIP Phone Simplifies Setup

Vertical Communications has rolled a telephone, router, firewall and wireless access point into a single package.


Ulead VideoStudio 11 Handles AVCHD Editing

Corel claims VideoStudio 11 will be the first software program to edit the fledgling AVCHD format, which some camcorders are already capable of shooting.

Home Theater

Genius Offers Two New Speaker Systems

Genius reveals PC speakers for punch and MP3 player speakers for portability, both priced under $50.

Home Theater

Electronic Arts Announces Burnout Paradise

The latest Burnout title will feature open-ended environments for players to romp around in.