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Sony Action Cam HDR-AS200V with Live View Remote, Wi-Fi & GPS
Sony Action Cam HDR-AS200V with Live View Remote, Wi-Fi & GPS
Price: £274.13

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sony Action Cam, 9 April 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
What a beautiful little camcorder this is.
This is Sony at its finest.
I have used a go pro in the past. Well this is go pro +

The unit is so small. It fits into a pocket easily.

Out of the box, with some charge in the battery you are ready to go, almost.
An annoying thing is you need a micro sd card. Anyone with a smartphone or tablet will have one, which I have. But for an extra fiver you would think that Sony would include one. I guess that most manufacturers of electronics goods do not include a card. That is a shame.

The set up is a breeze.
On the first occasion using this cam, without any charging from me, I had 47 mins of recording time.
All the necessary attachments are included.It is easy it fit on a bike or on a helmet etc

My husband used it while out with a friend on a motocross bike.The footage he took was fantastic. Action and then some.

I like the wristband that you can use with this cam. It fits with a velcro fastening so anyone small or large writed can use it.It is controlled by wi fi. All the buttons are on the wrist unit and the screen is superb. You can see everything being recorded.
This cam also has an image capture setting. If you want to pause the recording and take an image shot it is so easy. After your shot,at the press of a button the recording continues!!!!!The image capture shots are very very good. The recordings are in HD, and are superb.

There is no zoom on this cam. It is afterall an action cam. For using on a tripod a zoom would have been useful.

As befitting a huge brand in electronics Sony have done a really good job on this cam.

Anyone looking for a good action cam, this is for you.

Recommended


Microfibre Cloths 10 Pack Blue, Large Super Soft Clay:Roberts Premium Fibre, Washable Cloth Duster for Car, Motorbike, Domestic Appliances, Industrial use
Microfibre Cloths 10 Pack Blue, Large Super Soft Clay:Roberts Premium Fibre, Washable Cloth Duster for Car, Motorbike, Domestic Appliances, Industrial use
Offered by Daily Buy
Price: £6.39

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Value Cloths, 6 April 2015
These are really good value cloths.
My husband has now started to clean the car!!!!Result

They are good strong cloths.
They can be thrown in the washing machine after use.
They buff the car up really well.

I use them on the mirrors.

A first class product


High Quality Trouser Braces / Suspender available in many different Designs, Colours and Length with 4 very Strong Clips - Neon and Uni Colour - Made in Germany- Style 937
High Quality Trouser Braces / Suspender available in many different Designs, Colours and Length with 4 very Strong Clips - Neon and Uni Colour - Made in Germany- Style 937
Offered by XEIRA
Price: £6.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Braces, 6 April 2015
Excellent braces for my husband.
They fit well and are comfortable.
Very happy with these.
Good price.


Nivea Cellular Anti-Age Skin Rejuvenation Day Cream with SPF 15 50 ml
Nivea Cellular Anti-Age Skin Rejuvenation Day Cream with SPF 15 50 ml
Price: £9.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Little goes a long way, 5 April 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
The claim by the manufacturer that this cream reduces the appearance of wrinkles may be true, but I shall have to wait and see.
This is not going to happen overnight, so I will update this review later. However this brand is tried and tested so here's hoping!!!!

It feels nice and silky and not at all greasy. A little really does go a long way, so a word of warning. Do not use bucket loads.
It has a pleasant Nivea smell which I like.

This tub if used sparingly should last me a while.
I hope by the end of it I look, well younger!!!!

It is a good price, as other anti age creams are more expensive.


The Death's Head Chess Club
The Death's Head Chess Club
by John Donoghue
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £10.39

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Story of Hatred, Cruelty, Survival and Forgiveness, Redemption, Healing, 4 April 2015
I have to confess that if I saw this book on the shelf at my local bookshop I would walk straight past it. The name and the picture would not appeal to me at all. And when I was asked to review this book for RealReaders I was not sure if I would like it or not.

But if you're like me I would urge you to pick it up, look at the blurb and take a chance at reading something amazing, you won't be disappointed.

This is the story, mainly, of three men, the 'watchmaker' and Jew Emil Clement, former SS officer and now priest Paul Meissner and Willi Schweninger who worked in the Propaganda Ministry during WWII.

Going back and forth in time between 1943/44 and 1962, the three men are at a Chess Tournament in Amsterdam when their paths cross. Was it fate that they should meet or divine intervention?

As they share drinks and meals together, over time, they start to tell their stories, and we realise how they are all linked. Their stories started slowly, but gradually we learn what happened at Auschwitz as Emil was the 'unbeatable' chess player who's games became, literally, a matter of life or death and I couldn't put it down.

This is a story of hatred, unlikely friendship, unspeakable cruelty, forgiveness, healing, redemption, guilt and, of course, chess.

Overall, a moving and thought-provoking debut novel that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.


Bluedio BS-2 (Explorer) Mini Bluetooth speaker Portable Wireless speaker Sound System 3D stereo Music surround (Black)
Bluedio BS-2 (Explorer) Mini Bluetooth speaker Portable Wireless speaker Sound System 3D stereo Music surround (Black)
Offered by Bluedio
Price: £49.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Sound, 2 April 2015
I bought this for a friend for his birthday.
I had a play with it before I gave it to him!!!!

This is such a cool speaker.
It is small and compact, but it delivers a great sound.
I got this one in black. It looks fantastic.

You can use this with all devices. Tablet, smartphone, laptop etc.

When using it with a smartphone it has a connectivity that allows you to answer an incoming call whilst pausing the music.
It has a 3D sound effect button, which gives the sound an effect of you being in a cinema. WOW.

It also has the latest in Bluetooth technology, which makes the sound more smooth and crispy.
The base is phenomenal.

I like it.

And at the moment is under £20 on amazon.
Bargain


The Iron Necklace
The Iron Necklace
by Giles Waterfield
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.08

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Interesting storyline, but not enough to sustain my interest, 2 April 2015
This review is from: The Iron Necklace (Paperback)
I have very mixed feelings about this story which opens in 1910 at the wedding of Irene and Thomas.

I found it quite hard-going at times and struggled to read it, I didn't really care for any of the characters, except maybe Irene. I thought they were all quite secretive, I didn't know what they were thinking for most of the story and I couldn't get to know them.

Their conversations consisted mainly of the war and politics, not surprising I suppose, but it did get boring at times and I wished they would talk of other topics. Also, I don't know why the characters spoke so much in German without any English translation .... I found this very frustrating.

Though I did enjoy the storyline overall, it was interesting to see how Irene was treated during the war, living in Germany and unable to travel back to England. And I enjoyed reading the descriptions of Berlin.


Stainless Steel Tongs 18cm With Silicon Heads - Set of 2
Stainless Steel Tongs 18cm With Silicon Heads - Set of 2
Offered by BargainShop_London
Price: £2.60

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stainless Steel Tongs 18cm With Silicon Heads - Set of 2, 1 April 2015
These are terrific value.

The heads are silicon coated, so no need to worry about scratching your pan/grill.

Two sets for under two quid. Bargain.


George Foreman 14525 Four Portion Family Grill and Melt with Removable Plates - Brushed Steel
George Foreman 14525 Four Portion Family Grill and Melt with Removable Plates - Brushed Steel
Price: £53.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 1 April 2015
What a joy this appliance is.
A nice big unit that you can use for loads of things.
I cook steaks and chicken mainly, but my other half loves toasties.
They all cook lovely.
The added bonus is that the plates can be removed for cleaning. Brilliant.
It stores away on its side so no worries about storage space.

This is a great George Foreman grill for a family.
It is on offer on amazon at the moment so dont delay.


Breville Deep Fill Sandwich Toaster, Stainless Steel
Breville Deep Fill Sandwich Toaster, Stainless Steel
Price: £29.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Toasties...with a decent filling, 30 Mar. 2015
This is a DEEP Sandwich Toaster.
It will do two toasties at a time.
It is efficient and toasts really evenly. It is also very deep, which makes for a decent filling.

The plates can be removed for cleaning. A good idea this.

Overall a very good sandwich toaster from a leading brand at an affordable price.


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