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
Features

Can you really walk and work? I tried a treadmill desk for 6 months to find out

What is it like to work at a walking desk every day? We found out, after we installed a full treadmill desk in the office here at Digital Trends.
Gaming

DT Giveaway: Turtle Beach Ear Force headset

Give your roommates and neighbors some peace during your marathon gaming sessions with one of these Ear Force gaming headsets from Turtle Beach.
Cool Tech

Getting sweaty, disoriented, and astonished at the world’s first VR film festival

Leave your expectations in Telluride. Participants at Kaleidescope are pushing the limits of VR technology, forging the rules of VR filmmaking, and sweating all over everything.
Opinion

Don’t be so smug, cheater haters. You’re next

The names of 37 million users of Ashley Madison, a dating site explicitly for married men and women to cheat on their spouses, have been made public for anyone with a mastery of Google to discover. But before you high-five the righteous…
Press Releases

Meet the revamped Digital Trends newsletter, The Brief

Digital Trends' revamped newsletter, The Brief, is a daily nugget of all the best tech news, rolled into one, shined up in a rock polisher, and delivered to your inbox while it's still hot.
Cool Tech

Google just reinvented motion control and the fabric in our clothes

Google Project Jacquard and Project Soli will bring user interfaces to your clothes and to your fingertips, with the introduction of tiny motion-sensing radar sensors and touch-sensitive fabrics.
Cool Tech

Google’s biggest shocker of I/O 2015 is yet to come

Two little-promoted projects at Google I/O tease what might be the most exciting innovations of the show: super-precise motion tracking and touch-sensitive fabric. And Google will share the full details Friday.
Cool Tech

Hands on: Attempting teleportation with Google Jump panoramic VR videos

Google doesn’t want you to simply watch 3D movies, it wants you to look around inside them -- and capture it all with the new Jump 360-degree 3D video project…a triumph for the company.
Gaming

Trends with Benefits: Ferraris, Quake and conquest with gaming legend Thresh

You may know Dennis Fong as Thresh, the CEO of Raptr, or a Quake legend, but more likely you know him as the man who won John Carmack's Ferrari in a moment that defined the nascent days of pro gaming.
Podcasts

Trends with Benefits: Talking robochefs, VR with the man behind The Manual

Six percent of Americans want Apple Watches, Dan wants bio implants, Greg wants VR, Nick wants a robot chef, and Cator wants a glass of Scotch. No one gets what they want, this week on Trends with Benefits.
Opinion

If you hate TV, you’re doing it wrong

Television gets a bum rap -- it's the attention black hole of every living room, right? But smart TVs can actually bring people together in unexpected ways. And maybe book your next vacation.
Buying Guides

Last-minute gifts

Your most ambitious gift ideas are all out the door. The time for that custom-engraved watch, hand-painted portrait, or Lexus with a bow on top has passed. It’s zero hour. You need a gift like, right now. But you still have options. The…