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.
Articles
Mobile

CradlePoint PHS-300 Turns 3G to Wi-Fi

The PHS-300 Personal Hotspot provides Wi-Fi access via a tethered 3G phone or modem.
Home

JetBlue Offers In-Flight Wi-Fi

Those with dreams of online deathmatches a mile above the Earth will have to wait, but basic e-mail and IM functionality are now available on limited flights.
Computing

Microsoft Wants Windows XP on OLPCs

A team at Microsoft is attempting to squeeze a specialized version of Windows XP onto the XO Laptop's limited hardware.
Computing

Microsoft Preps for Public Vista SP1 Test

Although not yet completely finished, a polished release candidate for Vista Service Pack 1 will be available next week to the general public.
Home

Google Rolls AIM Into Gmail

It's been nearly two years in the making, but Google has finally opened up its Gmail chat widget to AOL's IM network.
Home

Using Cell Phones for Boarding Passes

Continental Airlines is testing new technology that uses an encrypted 2D barcode on a cell phone screen in place of a traditional paper boarding pass.
Home Theater

Cambridge SoundWorks Debuts Newton II

The latest line of home theater speakers from Cambridge SoundWorks make use of Kevlar and aluminum components to supposedly bring their sound to the next level.
Home

File-Sharing Damages Deemed Constitutional

The U.S. Department of Justice has sided with the RIAA by defending the constitutionality of $220,000 in damages recently pinned on a file sharer.
Computing

WiBrain B1

The Wibrain is one of the smalled UMPCs we have come accross and it comes with plenty of features.
Computing

Microsoft Kills Its Own Kill Switch

Users with illegitimate copies of Windows Vista will no longer be locked out in the cold when their systems fail validation, thanks to customer complaints.
Gaming

GameSpot Denies Bending to Advertisers

While GameSpot will not discuss the issues that lead to the termination of reviewer Jeff Gerstmann last week, the company insists advertisers had nothing to do with it.
Web

Say Goodbye to Unlocked German iPhones

A German court has overturned the injunction that forced T-Mobile to offer unlocked iPhones, allowing the company to stop selling them.