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.
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.

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.

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.

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…
Buying Guides

Tech gifts for $50 or less

They say “it’s the thought that counts,” but let’s be honest: money talks. An extravagant iPad Air 2, blistering gaming computer, or OLED TV is a guaranteed gift victory. So if you’re an adulterous man trying to reclaim the trust…

How we test vacuum cleaners

Dirt. Dust. Little flecks of who-knows-what that your pets track in and you don’t really want to think about. Whatever filth lurks in your carpet, you need a mean machine to purge it from its unwelcome home. And the better the equipment…

Nailed it! 6 ways the Apple Watch could put other smartwatches to shame

The Apple Watch has arrived, and it's different from other smartwatches in some key ways. Here are some of our favorite features of the Watch, and how they change the smartwatch game.

Google recruits users to photograph what Street View cannot by expanding Views

No time to shoot panoramas? No problem. Google wants you to dig out those dusty digital snaps and pin them to a map for the world to discover with a new function for Views.
Product Review

Samsung Gear Live Review

Samsung Gear Live review.