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Nick Mokey

Nick Mokey

Managing Editor

As Digital Trends’ Managing Editor, Nick Mokey oversees an editorial team delivering definitive reviews, enlightening buying guides, and incisive analysis. His decade-long career at the company has seen him writing, editing, managing, hosting videos, guiding conference tours, moderating panels, and presenting Tech Talks to companies including Microsoft and GM. He never met a headline he couldn’t tighten up. Offline, you can find Nick hiking, biking, riding motorcycles, woodworking, or puttering down forest roads in the 4x4 camping van he imported from Japan. He grew up in Rochester, NY, holds a degree in Magazine Journalism from Syracuse University, and still drinks Genesee beer.

The Amazon Echo Hub includes a Favorites screen.

Amazon Echo Hub review: a smart remote for your wall

The Amazon Echo Hub gives you the buttons to finally stop relying on Alexa, but its interface comes with its own quirks.
The Supernal S-A2 features a glassy cockpit and room for up to four passengers.

Supernal wants the S-A2 to deliver us from gridlock with quiet, electric aviation

The SA-2 will take off vertically and cruise at up to 120 mph on electricity alone, delivering the comfort of a plane and the agility of a helicopter.
The EcoFlow Delta Pro Ultra looks like a high-tech pirate chest on wheels.

EcoFlow gave my house off-grid superpowers with a box you can fit in your trunk

The EcoFlow Delta Pro Ultra and Smart Home Panel 2 put off-grid wizardry within reach for more homeowners, whether for backup power or just dodging peak rates.
Hyundai's press conference at CES 2024 focused on hydrogen fuel cells.

Hyundai bets big on hydrogen from sewage, plastic

Batteries aren't going anywhere, but Hyundai will invest $1.4 billion in hydrogen for everything from big rigs to ships.
The author's 2019 Hyundai Ioniq PHEV is pulled over to the side of a dirt road in the woods.

I love my Ioniq, but I would never buy another Hyundai

Hyundai makes great cars -- when they work. Despite loving my Ioniq, the automaker's sketchy support has made me reluctant to buy another.
An Amazon Echo Show 8 shows the weather forecast.

The Amazon Echo Show 8 looks like a photo frame, kicks like a boombox

Spatial audio and a smart home hub help elevate the new Echo Show 8 above its predecessors, but it's a modest refresh.
A Narwal robot vacuum sits on a living room carpet.

The Narwal Freo robot vac cleans so carefully, you’ll want to leave a tip

The Narwal Freo may be slow, but it does an incredible job vacuuming and mopping, if you're willing to keep an eye on it.
A 2023 Zero DSR-X electric adventure motorcycle sits parked on the side of the road.

This electric adventure motorcycle is a magic carpet with a short leash

With limited range, the first adventure electric adventure motorcycle is a bit of a contradiction. But it may just change your definition of adventure. 
The Amazon Echo Show 8 at the Devices Event 2023.

Adding AI to Alexa is the brain transplant we’ve all been waiting for

Present-day Alexa sucks. But new generative AI features promise the type of effortless interaction we’ve been promised for a decade.
A level two EV charger by Autel is installed on a residential home.

I just installed my own EV charger. Here are 6 things to know first

I paid $83 for a $600 EV charger. And that's just the start of what I learned about making smart decisions on a level 2 EV charger upgrade.
The EcoFlow Delta 2 Max has two cooling fans.

EcoFlow Delta 2 Max review: watts for days, life for years

After an upgrade to LFP batteries, the powerful, lightweight EcoFlow Delta 2 Max power station is hard to beat.
An Aventon Level 2 ebike sits outside a grocery store.

I was wrong. E-bikes are so practical, they’re a transit cheat code

You’ve probably rolled your eyes at them. So have I. And we’re both wrong. E-bikes are the commuting solution right under your upturned nose.
An EcoFlow Wave 2 air conditioner and heat pump inside a Mitsubishi Delica van.

I turned my van into an office with a battery-powered AC and heat pump

The EcoFlow Wave 2 is an air conditioner, a heat pump, and my ticket to comfortably working from anywhere in my van. But it comes with some quirks.
The EcoFlow Glacier is a fridge shaped like a cooler with its own battery,

Goodbye, coolers. The EcoFlow Glacier doesn’t need ice — it makes it

With just a bit of sun, the superefficient EcoFlow Glacier kept our beer cold and our ice frozen without ever running out of battery.
A Geneverse HomePower Two Pro power station is plopped down in the snow.

Geneverse HomePower Two Pro review: all the power you can lift

Huge capacity and generous output make the Geneverse HomePower Two Pro an ace up your sleeve when the power goes out.
The author wears an HTC Vive Flow VR headset in the back of a vintage Cadillac.

I took a VR Holoride through Las Vegas in the back of a ‘67 Cadillac

With its new Retrofit device, Holoride promises a VR amusement park in the back of any car. But its ability to fight nausea may vary.
The Sony Afeela has a colorful screen in its grille.

The Sony car is real. Sensor-studded Afeela EV destined for U.S. roads in 2026

The Sony Afeela will go on sale in 2025, and represents the first product of Sony’s collaboration with Honda.
The Aska A5 flying car drives across a bridge with its rotor arms folded up for storage.

Aska’s ludicrous SUV-sized flying car gets closer to reality at CES 2023

A drone-like design allows the Aska A5 to take off vertically and fly up to 250 miles, then drive from the airfield to its final destination.
The entire rim of the rear motorcycle wheel acts as a motor, eliminating the need for a chain or belt to drive the wheel.

The wildest electric motorcycle got wilder at CES 2023

The Verge TS Ultra not only sports a hubless motor that gives it a look straight out of Tron, but it also boasts 885 ft-lb of torque and 201 hp.
The EcoFlow Glacier cooler has two compartments and an integrated icemaker.

Make ice in the woods, heat your tent, and scoop poop with EcoFlow’s CES 2023 gadgets

At CES 2023, EcoFlow showed off an electric cooler that also makes ice, a battery-powered AC/heat pump, and an electric mower that also scoops pet poop.
The Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra sits on brown hardwood floors.

Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra review: Apex of laziness

With a mop, a vacuum, and a self-emptying dock, the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra cleans your house without you lifting a finger.
The LG C1 OLED TV in a living room displaying a purple tree.

Don’t wait. How to conquer analysis paralysis on tech purchases

Don’t let fear of the next big thing keep you from enjoying everything technology has to offer today. It’s all about perspective!
Bluetti's AC500 is the size of a large cooler and takes up a ton of space in a vehicle.

I tried to ruin a camping trip with 130 pounds of batteries

The Bluetti AC500 delivers 5,000 watts of power in a package you can toss in your trunk. But should you?
Jabra Elite 85t

11 gadgets and apps to make holiday travel less stressful

Ease holiday travel stress with gadgets and apps that will help you get there on time, relax, and recharge (literally).
zoom thanksgiving setup guide

How to build the ultimate Zoom setup for all your Thanksgiving video calls

Videoconferencing sucks, but it doesn't have to. With the right gear and these tips, you can to set up Zoom for the best socially distanced Thanksgiving ever.
Google Pixel 4a 5G

In Google’s new world, your phone camera is for way more than taking photos

From rashes to hiking boots, Google wants you to use your phone’s camera for asking about everything.
oneplus 8 review camera

The best webcam apps for Android and iOS

If you're working from home or need a webcam for any reason but don't happen to own one, you'll want one of these great webcam apps for iOS and Android.
Audience Choice Awards

Audience Choice Awards: Top Tech of CES 2021

For CES 2021, we asked readers to pick the best gadgets of the show in every category for our first-ever Audience Choice Awards.
A self-driving vehicle from Mobileye's autonomous test fleet navigates the streets of Detroit. (Credit: Mobileye, an Intel Company)

From Paris to NYC, Mobileye will bring self-driving cars to metropolises

Tokyo, Shanghai, Paris, Detroit and New York City will all see fleets of Mobileye-powered vehicles rolled out in early 2021
CES What to Expect Video Screenshot

What to expect from CES 2021: Samsung TVs, laptops, and Galaxy S21?

CES is going online-only this year, but manufacturers still have plenty of tricks -- and absurd products -- up their sleeves.
Drew Prindle and DT CES staffers with Jonathan Goldsmith

Raging celebs, impromptu weddings, and more of our best CES war stories

Hors d'oeuvres with B-list celebs, food poisoning, and midnight benders. In a town renowned for excess, CES always brings out the craziest experiences.
ces 2021 innovation awards cta logo

Smart faucets, tractors vie for CES 2021 Innovation Awards

From Sony's 3D display to a John Deere combine harvester, this year's CES 2021 Innovation Award honorees aren't just traditional tech.
gmc hummer ev officially confirmed with 1000 horsepower teaser feature

An electric Hummer means ‘watt guzzlers’ are here. That’s a good thing

The all-electric GMC Hummer will kick off the era of 'watt guzzlers' that have electric powertrains but don't focus on efficiency. They won't please environmentalists, but they remain a good alternative to cars powered by fossil fuels.
FCA Airflow Concept Car CES 2020

The best concept cars of CES 2020: Audi, Sony, Mercedes, and more

Wild concept cars are one of our favorite parts of CES, and carmakers did not disappoint in 2020. From an Avatar-inspired cars, to the first-ever car from Sony to FCA's cavernous Airflow, and more, these were the concepts that caught our eye and captured our imaginations.