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AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 0.9 m (3 ft) - Black
AmazonBasics Apple Certified Lightning to USB Cable - 0.9 m (3 ft) - Black
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars It's Amazon Basics. Good quality. Great price. Fantastic guarantee and after sales, 19 April 2016
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Works as required. Some say that this is not as high quality as other cables, but in my limited experience it's as good as all the others I've used.

However as its Amazons own brand, it's guaranteed better than most, and Amazon are amazing when it comes to fault fixing.

So on that basis alone it's worth buying!

HOWEVER - The 10cm one is really almost unusable tiny. It's 10cm including the plugs on both ends. Useful if you keep a portable battery in your pocket and need a dinky cable. Otherwise I'd recommend the 90cm cable for most purposes.


Hotel Transylvania 2 (Includes Activity Set - Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD] [2015]
Hotel Transylvania 2 (Includes Activity Set - Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) [DVD] [2015]
Dvd ~ Adam Sandler

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent film. Extras are to be checked first, 13 Mar. 2016
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Brilliant film. Just as good as the first one.

But!!! The music video in the DVD extras is t appropriate for younger viewers. It's a little bit risqué and should be screened by a parent first.


Lucifer: Season 1
Lucifer: Season 1
Dvd

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If you don't give this a chance you may regret it, 13 Mar. 2016
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This review is from: Lucifer: Season 1 (Amazon Video)
I wasn't dreading this adaptation of whatever book or comic it's from as I had no knowledge of it.

Having watched it open minded and completely neutral of any previous opinions or expectations I have to say this show is AWESOME!

Lucifer is funny and charming and brilliantly portrayed. The detective lady is smart and funny (and an 11/10 in the looks department).

All the characters seem perfectly suited to the roles they play.

Definitely worth watching. I just wish they'd upload the whole series so I can binge watch it!


Samsung M9T 2 TB 9.5 mm SATA 2.5 inch PS4 Compatible Internal Hard Drive
Samsung M9T 2 TB 9.5 mm SATA 2.5 inch PS4 Compatible Internal Hard Drive
Offered by Valar
Price: £77.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the money., 8 Feb. 2016
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Fitted perfectly. Works effortlessly in Windows 10 once telling Windows that the drive is there and that its to be formatted.

It's fast. Quiet. Everything it's supposed to do.


Hidom Internal Aquarium Power Filter Fish Tank Pump 1600 LPH with 360 Nozzle Adjuster - AP-2000F
Hidom Internal Aquarium Power Filter Fish Tank Pump 1600 LPH with 360 Nozzle Adjuster - AP-2000F
Offered by Finest Filters
Price: £16.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Very powerful!, 8 Feb. 2016
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This is a truly terrifying filter in some respects.

It's absolutely colossal in length. I have a large octagonal fish tank, that is probably two feet high. I can only use two of the filter canisters.

This perhaps means the filter is sucking in water through a shorter journey causing the current it spits out.

This comes with a nozzle to direct the flow. I have it pointing straight down and it slows the water to something approaching a force 5 gale.

However, it's brilliant in that it has a tube to suck in air and aerate the water with millions of bubbles.

If you have big strong fish in a big tank, then it's a good buy.


Kingsman: The Secret Service [DVD] [2015]
Kingsman: The Secret Service [DVD] [2015]
Dvd ~ Colin Firth
Price: £5.00

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best film in years., 26 Dec. 2015
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Doesn't matter about price Amazon charge. Whatever it is, this film is worth it.

And a sequel is coming!


Despicable Me 2 Temporary Tattoos [4 Sheets]
Despicable Me 2 Temporary Tattoos [4 Sheets]
Offered by Little People Party Supplies
Price: £3.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Kids will love them, 26 Dec. 2015
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Last for around two weeks. Bright & colourful for ages.


NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Oblo Manual Coffee Machine by Krups - White
NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Oblo Manual Coffee Machine by Krups - White
Price: £50.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Well worth the money, 26 Dec. 2015
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Bought this after my Dolce Gusto Krups machine broke (probably by me).

This is a nicer looking machine, but has two niggles.

The recess can only take regular sized mugs. But since the coffee pods are intended for use with certain amounts of water it's no real bad thing.

And the water container is at the back. You need to turn the machine away from the wall to get it. The other one I had could be lifted out without moving the machine.

Other than that, function and use of them is identical and simple.

I bought this from Amazon for £39.50. It comes with six coffees in the box, plus a voucher for £10 off more online. £4 a box for 16 online. With many flavours. Supermarkets do a limited choice at £4 also but have £7 for two or sometimes £10 for 3. Good for basic coffee types.


The Man from U.N.C.L.E. [DVD]
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. [DVD]
Dvd ~ Henry Cavill
Price: £4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth a watch. Not maybe £10 worth, £5-£7 definitely!, 26 Dec. 2015
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Good. Not sure if agree with "Better than Bond" that's flouted about, but it's a great film.


Acer Revo One RL85 Mini PC (White) - (Intel Celeron 2957U 1.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD, LAN, WLAN, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)
Acer Revo One RL85 Mini PC (White) - (Intel Celeron 2957U 1.4 GHz, 4 GB RAM, 2 TB HDD, LAN, WLAN, Integrated Graphics, Windows 8.1)
Offered by Box Limited
Price: £219.97

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Flawed out of the box, but easily (and for free) made perfect, 26 Dec. 2015
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If you couldn't change it from how you received it, it'd be 2 or 3 stars.

Reason being that Windows 8.1 is quite a bulky operating system, and the PC is loaded with Acer Bloatware.

However, if you spend a while tweaking the system it's an amazing little box of tricks.

Firstly, upgrade to Windows 10. A small icon will appear next to the clock before you get an actual pop-up window offering it. Click on that and it does it all itself. Takes a few hours, so perhaps do it before bed. Don't be surprised if the 3GB download fails. Took me 2 or 3 attempts.

Once that's done, I'd suggest you download "iobit uninstaller" (always choose the custom install option so you can carefully read the notices to make sure you're not installing anything else with it, these extra programs are usually unwanted but it's how they supply the programs for free)

This uninstaller is excellent at removing all the Acer programs and all the extra Windows programs you don't and won't use. Windows 10 by default does not allow the stock applications to be removed. With iobit uninstaller I got rid of 31 of them!

Then it's simply a case of defragmenting your hard drive (while it's nice and empty) and adding an anti virus software. Don't pay for one though. Avast or AVG Free are both well respected and trusted. Again, make sure to choose custom install and accept the default stuff, and don't take any extra freebie programs.

Once you've done all that, this is an amazing little PC. It's almost instant in its responsiveness at basic duties such as playing films or opening the web browser.

I have a USB 3 external hard drive with hundreds of films and tv series stored and it opens and plays them on demand with no waiting or fuss using the default "Films & TV" app.


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