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4 pcs. (1 x 4pk) Kriktech® Replacement for Philips Sonicare ProResults Toothbrush Heads. Suitable for all Philips SoniCare Models. Compatible with DiamondClean, FlexCare Platinum, FlexCare(+), HealthyWhite, EasyClean und PowerUp Electric Rechargeable Toothbrushes
4 pcs. (1 x 4pk) Kriktech® Replacement for Philips Sonicare ProResults Toothbrush Heads. Suitable for all Philips SoniCare Models. Compatible with DiamondClean, FlexCare Platinum, FlexCare(+), HealthyWhite, EasyClean und PowerUp Electric Rechargeable Toothbrushes

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I can't believe they're not Philips, 6 Jun 2014
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Look and feel identical to 'genuine' Philips brush-heads, but at a fraction of the price. Quality seems every bit as good as Philips - time will tell if they last as long but at this price you can't go wrong.


Philips Sonicare HX6024/26 Pro Results Brush Heads Mini Pack of 4
Philips Sonicare HX6024/26 Pro Results Brush Heads Mini Pack of 4
Price: £24.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Quality at a price, 23 Mar 2014
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High quality product and quite durable if you're not too heavy-handed, but outrageously expensive for what you get, so only four stars. Shop around though - you can sometimes find them on special offer in Boots etc.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent rapport qualité/prix, 26 Jan 2014
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Excellent value for money - well made, and fits the Surface 2 like a glove. The outer flap works very well as a stand but, if you prefer, you can still use the Surface's own built-in stand. One very minor criticism: unlike some other tablet covers it doesn't switch the Surface off automatically when you close it. Only thing I'm not sure about is the white stripe down one side - my wife says it reminds her of a clutch bag she had in 1976. Maybe it's there to make it easier to find in the dark.


Microsoft Surface 2 32GB 10.6 Win8RT without Keyboard, P3W-00004 (without Keyboard **New retail**)
Microsoft Surface 2 32GB 10.6 Win8RT without Keyboard, P3W-00004 (without Keyboard **New retail**)
Offered by TopTenInformatique
Price: £345.00

15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good compromise, 25 Dec 2013
I bought the Surface 2 to replace a laptop which I used mainly for internet access and email. I wanted something light and portable, and the Surface seemed a good compromise between a tablet and a small laptop. No regrets so far - the Surface costs a bit less than an iPad (if you don't buy the Touch Cover or Type Cover), has impressive build quality, is easy to set up, and is intuitive to use. With its `Desktop' function with the familiar Microsoft Office suite, USB and HD video ports, and a micro SD card slot, it also feels more flexible than a tablet.

After a couple of weeks of regular use I particularly like:

* The solid, attractive, tactile, high-quality finish
* The bright, colourful and very flexible `Start' screen which you can easily adapt to your own preferences
* Generally responsive touchscreen, though it can sometimes be a bit hesitant for no obvious reason
* `Swiping' horizontally between web pages is quick and easy
* Split-screen layout for email and attachments, with the option to swipe to full screen, also handy
* Easy access from the `Start' screen to the `Desktop' screen, with Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc
* On-screen keyboard in any one of 139 languages - brilliant if you have to write something in Armenian or Uzbek!
* Only 32GB, but extra storage and flexibility available through USB, micro SD and cloud storage

... but I also have a few (minor) criticisms:

* Fairly high price, even without the touch/key cover - you can get a similar Android or Windows 8 tablet or a small laptop for less
* The Desktop is a bit fiddly compared with the very slick Start screen, and uses slightly different operating conventions. However, I've only used it with the touchscreen - it may well perform better with a keyboard and mouse
* The 16:9 screen is good for video but it means that print size is a bit small on web pages - not really a problem as you can obviously pinch to enlarge
* Far fewer apps at the moment than for Apple or Android - but how many do you need (especially when it's so easy to pin your favourite websites, and anything else you use frequently, to the Start screen)?

To sum up: the Surface 2 is on a par with the iPad for build quality and ease of use, but with more flexibility and better connectivity. It doesn't replace a full-size laptop or desktop PC, but it is well worth considering if you're looking for something light and compact for email, web and the occasional Excel, PowerPoint or Word document.


Draper 77115 500 mm 230-Volt 550-Watt Hedge Trimmer
Draper 77115 500 mm 230-Volt 550-Watt Hedge Trimmer
Price: £64.28

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good buy, 21 Sep 2013
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Good, solid hedge trimmer - tough, well-designed, and not too heavy. Comes with a thick plastic cover to protect the blades when not in use. I bought it in preference to the Bosch equivalent as it has a slightly more powerful motor (550w) and a slightly larger (20mm) maximum cutting diameter, though it's also a bit more expensive. Only used once so far, so it's too early to comment on reliability, but it worked well, making easy work of tidying up the overgrown bushes in my garden. No complaints other than it's quite noisy (but I imagine they all are).


ROBERTS ClassicDAB DAB/FM RDS Digital Portable Radio
ROBERTS ClassicDAB DAB/FM RDS Digital Portable Radio
Offered by Harrow Electronics
Price: £31.59

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Blank screen, 8 Jan 2013
Seemed like a good buy - reasonable price, looks OK, seems well-made, good spec, plus the Roberts reputation (I've had about five Roberts radios over the years and they've all been great). Unfortunately the one I bought simply didn't work. I think the problem is the display, which obstinately remained blank despite my best efforts to make sense of the (not brilliant) instructions and get some information out of it - many other reviewers seem to have had the same problem. Without the display it is of course impossible to set the radio up, so I returned it to the shop for a refund. I sincerely hope this is just a minor quality control issue and not the beginning of the end of another great British brand. In the meantime I've bought a slightly more expensive Sony.


Mondaine Gents Analogue bracelet watch
Mondaine Gents Analogue bracelet watch
Price: £128.93

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Train time, 8 Jun 2012
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Bought this to replace my Swiss Army watch (have they stopped making these?) which seems to have died after well over twenty years of faithful service. The Mondaine Swiss Railway watch is a classic - great quality and beautifully finished. At around £130 it's much better value than other watches I have had in this price range. I was in two minds about the metal bracelet - the standard black leather one is probably more in keeping with the highly functional design of the watch, but the metal one is a bit dressier and looks as if it'll last for ever. Either way, if you're looking for a classy watch at a reasonable price, I'm sure you won't be disappointed.
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Duronic Apex Digital Display Wind-Up Solar Powered AM/FM Radio Alarm Clock Torch Phone Charging Function - NEVER NEEDS BATTERIES
Duronic Apex Digital Display Wind-Up Solar Powered AM/FM Radio Alarm Clock Torch Phone Charging Function - NEVER NEEDS BATTERIES
Offered by DURONIC
Price: £49.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Tone deaf, 7 Jun 2012
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Clever and versatile little radio at a very reasonable price. Wind it up, charge it from your laptop via the USB cable, or just sit back, relax, and let the sun do it for you - save £££s on overpriced Duracells! It's also a very useful torch and alarm clock - can't wait for a power cut so I can listen to the radio and read in the dark without worrying about running out of juice.

The good:

- great value for money
- easy to use
- total autonomy provided by solar, USB and wind-up charging
- seems well made and unbreakable.

The not so good:

- sounds harsh and tinny, and there's absolutely no tone control, not even a simple HI/LO button, so not ideal for Radio 3
- instructions aren't great (seem to have been translated word-for-word from the original Chinese)
- no pre-sets or DAB channels, but what do you expect at this price?


Slovoed Deluxe Russian-English dictionary (Slovoed dictionaries) (Russian Edition)
Slovoed Deluxe Russian-English dictionary (Slovoed dictionaries) (Russian Edition)
Price: £5.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Ne rabotaet, 5 May 2012
Amazon's product review of this dictionary states categorically that you can 'Set Slovoed dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary under Menu->Settings->Slovoed dictionary', but like other reviewers on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com I have had no success in doing so. Without the 'pop-up' feature the Slovoed dictionary is virtually useless for Russian texts on Kindle, as of course there is no way of entering Cyrillic on a Kindle to do a conventional word-search. What are we expected to do - scroll all the way through from 'abazhur' to 'yashchur' to find the mystery word? All very annoying, as otherwise it seems to be a good enough dictionary (see N. Artamanova's very positive review of the English-Russian version). I hope Slovoed are aware of this problem and manage to sort it out, as a pop-up Russian dictionary for only £5.99 would be a great buy. As it is, Amazon are selling something that doesn't work as they say it does, so it's one of the very few items I've sent back for a refund.


Bosch Rotak 40 Ergoflex Corded Rotary Lawnmower (40 cm Cutting Width)
Bosch Rotak 40 Ergoflex Corded Rotary Lawnmower (40 cm Cutting Width)
Price: £149.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Less bovver than a hover?, 19 April 2012
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My old Flymo's motor burnt out after about eight years of fairly heavy use, and I decided to find out if wheeled mowers really are less bovver than a hover. The Bosch Rotak 40 looked like the best buy, and so far I'm very happy with it. Unlike many other reviewers I found it fairly quick to assemble. The only really awkward bit was the grass-box - the various plastic pieces were a bit warped and it was quite tricky getting them to fit together properly. Maybe a bit early to comment on quality and reliability as I've only used it four times, but so far so good.

Pros:

- once assembled, it seems solid and not too heavy
- it cuts well, and it's easy to adjust the cutting height
- the motor is smooth and reasonably quiet
- the grass box is a good size, and is easy to hook an and off the mower
- the collapsible handles save a bit of space if, like me, you have an overflowing garden shed.

Cons:

- nothing major, though it's maybe a bit less manoeuvrable than a hover mower in some of the tighter spots in my garden.


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