Nick Jaynes

Nick Jaynes


Portland, OR


University of Oregon


Automotive Gadgets

Outdoor Tech

Audio Visual Technology

Cameras and Photography


  • Nick started writing for Lifewire in February 2019.
  • He has a degree in online media journalism from University of Oregon.
  • He has also written for Mashable, Digital Trends, Cool Hunting, and Travel + Leisure.


Nick is passionate about tech gadgets—specifically those relating to the automotive market. Though he's lived in Los Angeles and Detroit, he now resides in his home town of Portland, Oregon where he owns and operates a communication firm. You can follow Nick on Twitter @nickjaynes.

Nick was a staff writer for Mashable and Digital Trends, and has also been published in Cool Hunting, and Travel+Leisure, among other publications. 

My Gear

My primary computer is a 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 running macOS Mojave. However, I have a 2016 MacBook Air that I use as my throw-around machine. At my side at all times is my iPhone XS Max. Although I spend the majority of my time on my Apple machines, my Canon 5D MK III is my pride and joy. It's been with me from the Alaskan Kenai Peninsula to the coasts of Portugal.


He has a Bachelors of Arts degree in electronic media journalism from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.

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