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.
After years of speculation and experimentation, promising carbon nanotube technology has finally moved out of the lab and into a real, functioning computer, thanks to researchers at Stanford University.
The new, retooled version of Google maps offers a sleek new interface, but do dolled-up graphics amount to a more useful map? As it turns out, yes, and new customization features make Maps feel more homey than ever.
TV networks are throwing a hissy fit over Aereo’s distribution of their programming over the Web. But the legal checkmate they currently face could be the hardship that finally forces them to embrace online distribution.