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.


Is Defiance a TV show or a video game? Both. In a a bid to combine both media, the Defiance story plays out in both a TV show and video game concurrently, meaning events from one affect the other. While this premise is totally original, as…

Beyond the password

Passwords have been the de facto answer to computer security since the dawn of the information age, but as a string of high-profile hackings confirm, they're far from perfect. So what's next? In a three-part series, Digital Trends' security…
Home Theater

The Cadillac of TVs costs more than a Cadillac: Samsung prices S9 at $40,000

Samsung's first 85-inch Ultra-HD TV will retail for $40,000 when it becomes available for preorder in March, significantly more than similar sets from both Sony and LG.

Weather advisory: Google Reader proves that cloud apps can just … blow away

The shows we watch, the tools we use to work, and the services we use to stay in touch with each other could disappear at any time now that we’re hooked on cloud computing. Whoops.
Home Theater

Sony breaks rank by merging 4K and OLED, launching Xperia Z superphone

Sony's CES 2013 announcements include a prototype 4K OLED TV, the 1080p Xperia Z, plus new cameras, computers and more.

Samsung’s CES salvo includes OLED and Ultra HD TVs, smart cams, Ultrabooks and more

After a number of pre-show teases, Samsung still impressed CES 2013 audiences with a wide variety of new gear, from OLED and 4K televisions to long-life Ultrabooks, Wi-Fi cameras and a mammoth multitouch monitor for Windows 8.
Home Theater

LG’s 55-inch OLED TV will sell for $12,000 in March

LG's gorgeous OLED displays will hit the United States in March, joining a line of 47 new HDTVs, seven new Google TVs, four new soundbars, and other products from its CES 2013 announcements.

Forget Apple, Amazon and Google: CES is for the little guys

Tired speculation about the impending death of CES or its irrelevance without Apple misses the point: This is the Thunderdome of consumer tech where mortal companies slay competitors with the strength of their products, not the…
Product Review

LG IPS235V Review

LG IPS235V Review.

Review: Windows 8 tries to unite two worlds and ends up botching them both

Microsoft attempts a precarious balance between what worked in the past and what’s needed for the future with Windows 8, but ends up coming up short on both.

13-inch MacBook Pro w. Retina vs. old MacBook Pro vs. Sony Vaio Z: Spec showdown

We compare the new 13-inch MacBook Pro to Sony's Vaio Z to see how it stacks up to one of its closest PC competitors, along with the old, non-Retina MacBook Pro thrown in for good measure.

Baseless speculation: The new iPod Nano will be a wristwatch for the iPhone 5

Apple’s “magical” new feature for the iPhone 5 won’t be part of the phone at all: It will be a totally revamped iPod Nano that serves as the perfect complement to the phone, as a wristwatch.