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Melissa Jones

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Tech Spotlight: Waterproof, shockproof AW1 provides great photos but so-so video

posted: 07/21/2014 2:25 a.m. Discuss

Last week, I wrote about one of the cameras I took on my brief vacation to the lake, the Nikon Coolpix AW120. This week, I'm going to tell you about my other photography companion, the Nikon 1 AW1.

Tech Spotlight : SwannEye security camera works, but setup's not easy

posted: 06/30/2014 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Summer is upon us, and for many, that means some time away from home.

Portable device combines audiobooks with their own players, but for a price

posted: 05/26/2014 3:06 a.m. Discuss

I have a confession to make: I'm a book nerd.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Herb garden kit gives anyone a green thumb

posted: 05/19/2014 3:10 a.m. Discuss

I am so happy spring is finally here. I am all about fresh vegetables and herbs and love visiting the farmers market. I absolutely love cooking with lots of fresh and home-dried herbs. I even like growing them.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Lights, apps useful for disaster preparedness

posted: 05/05/2014 2:39 a.m. Discuss

The tragedies from a week ago remind us how quickly natural disasters can occur and how devastating they can be. If there’s one thing we Arkansans know, it’s that you have to be prepared for anything in the spring.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Rocki gets vintage speakers into modern age

posted: 04/28/2014 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Vintage is in nowadays, from furniture to fashion to … tech?

TECH SPOTLIGHT: IPad keyboard case stands up to competition

posted: 04/21/2014 3:20 a.m. Discuss

It’s always nice to see a new twist on a common product.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Nikon’s D3300 is picture-perfect tool for beginners

posted: 04/14/2014 2:47 a.m. Discuss

A couple of weeks ago, I played around with the retro-styled, pro-grade Nikon Df. This time, I’m going to the other end of the spectrum by trying out the new Nikon D3300, the company’s entry-level DSLR camera.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Useful apps shed light on spring’s dark and stormy nights

posted: 04/07/2014 2:52 a.m. Discuss

The good news: The snow appears to be gone, finally. (Everyone knock on wood, quickly.) The bad news: Severe storm season has arrived.

TECH SPOTLIGHT: Nikon’s Df captures retro look with modern features

posted: 03/31/2014 2:54 a.m. Discuss

I found a relic at the top of my closet recently and I had to take it down and play with it a bit.

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