Jamey Tucker

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Jamey Tucker joined the news team as our consumer technology reporter in 2020. He previously worked as a reporter at WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee Jamey was an anchor and reporter for WREG-TV in Memphis, Tennessee, and WHNT-TV in Huntsville, Alabama. He is one of the first consumer technology reporters in the country for local television.

Jamey has been honored by the Associated Press of Alabama as Best Reporter and Best Feature reporter for his work as a religion reporter. His love for technology reporting grew while working in Nashville. Jamey now focuses entirely on technology reporting and enjoys finding new apps and gadgets to make life easier, safer, and a little more fun.

Jamey and his wife have three children and are the proud owners of a hairless cat.

You can follow Jamey and submit story ideas and questions on Twitter at @jameytucker.


What The Tech: Apple iOS 16 Update

The iPhone, Apple Watch, or iPad you're using are getting updates soon. Apple held its annual Worldwide Developers Conference Monday (virtually again) in California, unveiling a new iOS 16 for iPhone, iPad, and a new WatchOS for newer Apple Watches. Some of the new features add the ability to customize your phone screen even when it is locked.

What The Tech: Father’s Day

Most dads love cooking outside. But it's a challenge sometimes to get everyone's food cooked the way they want it. Someone wants their steak rare, others want it medium and some people who want to ruin a good ribeye ask for well-done. Gadgets can help save the backyard cookout and they make great Father's Day gifts.

What the Tech: Virtual Reality Workout

One of the more popular Christmas gifts last year was the Oculus Quest 2, a virtual reality gaming system by Meta (Facebook). While video gamers are using them for first-person shooter games and swiping objects to dance music, they've quickly become a replacement for gym memberships.