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.

Samsung Gear Live review

We review the Gear Live, Samsung’s first watch running Android Wear. Does it finally give you a reason to buy a smartwatch? No, and here’s why.

  • Pros: Sharp, bright OLED screen , Less hideous than competitors…
  • Cons: More novel than useful , Unreliable voice input , Design…

Zackees turn-signal gloves review

With ultra-bright LED arrows on the back of each hand, Zackees turn-signal gloves let cyclists signal their moves before they make them -- and be seen.

  • Pros: Blazing LED arrows can’t be missed , High-quality…
  • Cons: You look like you belong in Tron

Google Glass meets Kinect in ARI, a gesture-recognition app for smartglasses

Tired of talking to your smartglasses? ARI allows Google Glass users to control their specs with a literal wave of the hand.


Next-gen artificial limbs help amputees grab onto a better life

No, you’re not looking at a scene from the next Terminator. Next-gen artificial limbs like the i-Limb Digits are allowing amputees to regain the lost function once provided by one of nature’s most complicated engineering feats: the human hand.


Taking a spin on Ryno’s one-wheeled, self-balancing electric ‘microcycle’

Chris Hoffmann took his 13-year-old daughter’s sketch from a dream to a real, self-balancing, one-wheeled motorcycle that you can ride. And now he's ready to sell it to the world.


Digital Trends’ Best Product of 2013: Google Chromecast

Google’s humble Chromecast is cheap, astonishingly capable, and ready to cause a cord-cutting revolution.

Home Theater

Tech gifts for people you don’t like

Giving to grinches

Buying Guides

Gadgets for cyclists

Pedal power meets processor power

Cool Tech

How do you build the world’s finest iPad case? As fast as you can

When you’re sprinting after a company like Apple, there’s no time to catch your breath. Here’s how Grove builds the world’s classiest iPhone and iPad cases from wood in record time, thanks to a crazy workshop, a team of hands-on creative geniuses, and…