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Nikon D3200 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Auto Focus-S DX VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black) (OLD MODEL)
Nikon D3200 24.2 MP CMOS Digital SLR with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Auto Focus-S DX VR NIKKOR Zoom Lens (Black) (OLD MODEL)
Offered by Think BIG
Price: $376.95
93 used & new from $255.99

5.0 out of 5 stars An Outstanding Camera At A Bargain Price, April 29, 2016
As of April 2016, the Nikon D3200 is available for much less than the newer Nikon D3300. Both cameras are able to take terrific photos and there is very little difference between them. As a result, the D3200 may be the best bargain in photography. You can get a camera and zoom lens capable of taking "pro" quality photos for half the price of similar cameras.

A bonus is that the D3200 is much lighter than most cameras of similar quality. That means you can carry it all day when you are traveling somewhere interesting, and not be tempted to leave it back at the hotel. Its light weight and superb "auto" mode make it a good travel camera, but it also has advanced features that let you grow as a photographer.

Amazon has many camera vendors. Some sell official USA Nikon cameras with a full USA warranty. Other vendors sell "grey market" Nikon cameras that do NOT have the Nikon USA warranty. That warranty is very valuable, so do not buy a Nikon camera without it.


JVC HAS160A Flat Headphones - Blue
JVC HAS160A Flat Headphones - Blue
Price: $9.99
173 used & new from $6.23

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Sound & Good Comfort And Fold Flat For Travel, April 29, 2016
The JVC Flats Headphones come in five or six colors, and oddly, each color sells for a different price on Amazon. Whic ever color you select, you are getting the most comfortable and best sounding headphone in its low price range. The Flats will fold down flat so you can carry them in a book bag, computer bag, purse, or backpack. They are very light, so you must handle them gently if you want them to last a year or two.

The headband is flexible to provide a secure and comfortable fit. When mine were new, I flexed the headband out very wide to get a bit looser fit. Most headphones press the frame of my eyeglasses against my ears, but the Flats are comfortable with my glasses on.

The sound quality is very good, perhaps the best in this price range, and compares well to headphones selling for five times the price. Voices sound very natural, although male voices lack a bit of weight due to the lack of deep bass. That lack of deep bass will bother rock fans, but vocal music, classical music and jazz benefit from the clarity of the Flats. The truth is, many cheap headphones have extra bass to attract young buyers, but often such headphones lack clarity and vocals may be thicker and heavier than they should be.

So, the Flats get an "A" for low price, portability, and sound quality. Their weakness is that they are delicate and must be handled with care. Of course, at their low price, you can afford to replace them when the time comes.


Mr. Monk Gets on Board
Mr. Monk Gets on Board
by Hy Conrad
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $23.95
56 used & new from $0.01

4.0 out of 5 stars Great Monk, April 28, 2016
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Hy Conrad has been documenting the detective career of Mr. Monk for over a decade. I would not have thought it possible to get Mr. Monk onto a cruise ship, but Hy Conrad says it really happened and he is never wrong about Monk's cases.

A must read for Monk fans.


Memory Card Carrying Case - Black (Generic)
Memory Card Carrying Case - Black (Generic)
Offered by beautyboxte
Price: $1.65
125 used & new from $0.01

3.0 out of 5 stars Good Basic Storage, April 28, 2016
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It is a cheap way to store your extra cards. Not fancy, but does the job.


CY Micro SD TF to SD Card Kit Mini Adaptor for Extra Storage Macbook Air / Pro / Retina White
CY Micro SD TF to SD Card Kit Mini Adaptor for Extra Storage Macbook Air / Pro / Retina White
Offered by Jimi Cable
Price: $3.55
5 used & new from $2.05

4.0 out of 5 stars Black Version Works Great On Dell Inspiron 14, April 28, 2016
I am using the black version with a Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. A standard adapter stuck out half an inch. I wanted to add 32gb of permanent storage to my Inspiron. Thee "mini' adapter seats 1/8th inch beliw the side panel of my laptop, making it invisible. It is intended to be a permanent part of my computer, but if necessary I could pull it out with tweezers, or a paperclip.

An oddity of laptops is the variety of depths for card readers. The mini adapter may stick out a tad on some midels, but always less than a standard adapter.


Color White Original Battery Back Door Cover Case + Screen for Microsoft Lumia 640
Color White Original Battery Back Door Cover Case + Screen for Microsoft Lumia 640
Offered by Yongli (Shipping From China )
Price: $2.98
3 used & new from $2.98

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2.0 out of 5 stars A Lottery - Quality Varies Wildly, April 28, 2016
The battery back covers for the Lumia 640 sold by third party vendors are a lottery. They are shipped from China and may arrive in eight days or eight weeks. About a third of the backs are genuine Microsoft backs, a third are good copies that work well, fit well, and look good, and a third are junk.

I have now bought backs from four Amazon vendors and three Ebay vendors. The blue backs come in various shades of blue, teal and aqua. Some backs have a glossy finish and some a matte finish.

My favorite back, probably a fake, is teal with a matte finish. The worst backs went directly into the trash.

So, play the lottery, sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.


3CLeader® Mini Drive Micro SD TF Card to SD Slot Adapter for MacBook Air/Pro/Retina Blue
3CLeader® Mini Drive Micro SD TF Card to SD Slot Adapter for MacBook Air/Pro/Retina Blue
Offered by 3CLeader
Price: $3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The Solution For MicroSD Adapters Sticking Out From Your Laptop, April 26, 2016
This is the perfect Micro SD adapter for my Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. A standard MicroSD card adapter sticks out of the slot half an inch, making it easy for the card to get damaged or broken or for the card to cause damage to card reader. Why does Dell have such a shallow slot for its SD card reader. 3CLeader has separate listings for adapters in black, white, and blue. The black matched my Dell.

I wanted to use a MicroSD card as a permanent "Drive D" for my Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. Dell uses a shallow card slot for its SD card reader, so the SD card adapter sticks out half an inch. That makes it likely the card will eventually get damaged or broken and perhaps damage the card reader as well. The solution is a "mini" size adapter that will hold my MicroSD card and seat fully inside the card reader slot.

The 3CLeader MicroSD card adapter slides into the card reader and seats 1/8th inch below the side of the laptop. That makes it impossible for the adapter to bump anything or get snagged when I slide my laptop into its case. Of course, getting the card back out would take some effort. There is a small slot on the top of the adapter where I could hook a bent paperclip, or I could use a sticky post it note. I do not plan to ever remove the adapter as it holds the 32gb MicroSD card that functions as "Drive D" on my laptop. But, if I ever upgrade to a 64gb card, with some effort I will be able to extract the adapter.

This adapter was designed for Apple laptop computers. On some Apple models, the adapter will be flush with the side of the laptop. With others, it will stick out 1/4th inch. Windows laptops use a variety of card slots. On some, it will seat 1/8th inch inside the slot, with some it will be flush, with others it will stick out 1/4th inch. With EVERY laptop, it will stick out less than a standard card adapter.

NOTE: 3CLeader ships from China. They predicted delivery in five weeks. My adapter arrived in a VERY fast eight days.


3CLeader® Mini Drive Micro SD TF Card to SD Slot Adapter for MacBook Air/Pro/Retina White
3CLeader® Mini Drive Micro SD TF Card to SD Slot Adapter for MacBook Air/Pro/Retina White
Offered by 3CLeader
Price: $3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The Solution For Card Adapters Sticking Out From Your Laptop, April 26, 2016
This is the perfect Micro SD adapter for my Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. A standard MicroSD card adapter sticks out of the slot half an inch, making it easy for the card to get damaged or broken or for the card to cause damage to card reader. Why does Dell have such a shallow slot for its SD card reader. 3CLeader has separate listings for adapters in black, white, and blue. The black matched my Dell.

I wanted to use a MicroSD card as a permanent "Drive D" for my Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. Dell uses a shallow card slot for its SD card reader, so the SD card adapter sticks out half an inch. That makes it likely the card will eventually get damaged or broken and perhaps damage the card reader as well. The solution is a "mini" size adapter that will hold my MicroSD card and seat fully inside the card reader slot.

The 3CLeader MicroSD card adapter slides into the card reader and seats 1/8th inch below the side of the laptop. That makes it impossible for the adapter to bump anything or get snagged when I slide my laptop into its case. Of course, getting the card back out would take some effort. There is a small slot on the top of the adapter where I could hook a bent paperclip, or I could use a sticky post it note. I do not plan to ever remove the adapter as it holds the 32gb MicroSD card that functions as "Drive D" on my laptop. But, if I ever upgrade to a 64gb card, with some effort I will be able to extract the adapter.

This adapter was designed for Apple laptop computers. On some Apple models, the adapter will be flush with the side of the laptop. With others, it will stick out 1/4th inch. Windows laptops use a variety of card slots. On some, it will seat 1/8th inch inside the slot, with some it will be flush, with others it will stick out 1/4th inch. With EVERY laptop, it will stick out less than a standard card adapter.

NOTE: 3CLeader ships from China. They predicted delivery in five weeks. My adapter arrived in a VERY fast eight days.


3CLeader® Mini Drive Micro SD TF Card to SD Slot Adapter for MacBook Air/Pro/Retina Black
3CLeader® Mini Drive Micro SD TF Card to SD Slot Adapter for MacBook Air/Pro/Retina Black
Offered by 3CLeader
Price: $3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A "Mini" Replacement for MicroSD Card Adapters That Stick Out From A Laptop Computer, April 26, 2016
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This is the perfect Micro SD adapter for my Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. A standard MicroSD card adapter sticks out of the slot half an inch, making it easy for the card to get damaged or broken or for the card to cause damage to card reader. Why does Dell have such a shallow slot for its SD card reader. 3CLeader has separate listings for adapters in black, white, and blue. The black matched my Dell.

I wanted to use a MicroSD card as a permanent "Drive D" for my Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. Dell uses a shallow card slot for its SD card reader, so the SD card adapter sticks out half an inch. That makes it likely the card will eventually get damaged or broken and perhaps damage the card reader as well. The solution is a "mini" size adapter that will hold my MicroSD card and seat fully inside the card reader slot.

The 3CLeader MicroSD card adapter slides into the card reader and seats 1/8th inch below the side of the laptop. That makes it impossible for the adapter to bump anything or get snagged when I slide my laptop into its case. Of course, getting the card back out would take some effort. There is a small slot on the top of the adapter where I could hook a bent paperclip, or I could use a sticky post it note. I do not plan to ever remove the adapter as it holds the 32gb MicroSD card that functions as "Drive D" on my laptop. But, if I ever upgrade to a 64gb card, with some effort I will be able to extract the adapter.

This adapter was designed for Apple laptop computers. On some Apple models, the adapter will be flush with the side of the laptop. With others, it will stick out 1/4th inch. Windows laptops use a variety of card slots. On some, it will seat 1/8th inch inside the slot, with some it will be flush, with others it will stick out 1/4th inch. With EVERY laptop, it will stick out less than a standard card adapter.

NOTE: 3CLeader ships from China. They predicted delivery in five weeks. My adapter arrived in a VERY fast eight days.


Mr. Monk Helps Himself
Mr. Monk Helps Himself
by Hy Conrad
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: $7.66
72 used & new from $0.01

5.0 out of 5 stars I loved the Monk television series, April 20, 2016
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I loved the Monk television series. Hy Conrad was a writer for the show, and he is a great choice for documented the more recent cases of Mr. Monk and Natalie. He maintains the tone of the tv show, which blends humor with mystery. He does a good job of depicting the personallty of Mr. Monk and the people around him, which makes the book more enjoyable both for fans of the show and people who have not seen the show (gasp).

"Mr. Monk Helps Himself" has two good mysteries, but is also about Mr. Monk's progress is overcoming his phobias and difficulties in forming relationships, and the progress of his relationship with Natalie, who is eager to prove that she is ready to be a full partner in Monk's work, not merely an assistant. In fact, "Helps Himself" could be viewed as treating Natalie and Monk as equally important in solving these cases.

Mr. Conrad knows how to write a good mystery. A careful reader is provided enough clues that they will not be surprised by the solution to each case. The solutions are not easy or obvious, but readers have a fair chance at solving the cases if they pay careful attention.

I have read reports that Mr. Conrad will not be writing more "Monk" books. I hope he changes his mind. Mr. Monk and Natalie still have a lot stories to tell and Mr. Conrad is the right person to write those stories.


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