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Air Navy Fighters Lite
Air Navy Fighters Lite
Price: 0.00

7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining and responsive, 22 April 2013
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Works well with reasonable 3d graphics. One of the better free 3d combat games for android devices. Try also Tank Recon if you like this one.


Belkin Pro Series VGA Monitor Replacement Cable 3m
Belkin Pro Series VGA Monitor Replacement Cable 3m
Price: 7.67

5.0 out of 5 stars Works well, 22 April 2013
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connects vga out of my laptop or TAB to the TV with a VGA input port. Seems reasonable robust and of good quality.


Integral Neon 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Orange
Integral Neon 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - Orange
Price: 13.53

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Value, 22 April 2013
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Works well but it would have been good if the lid had been designed to fit on the back. The lid will almost certainly get lost in my world. It has an activity led which I consider to be a good feature. Seems reasonable robust for plastic.

Update: After a few months of use they are still working. I always buy usb sticks in sets of two and keep the same data on both. I notice some people have had failures, a backup copy is always a good idea if the data is important and it is unlikely that both will fail at the same time.


Motorola DEFY Mini Sim Free Smartphone - Black Slate and Tangerine
Motorola DEFY Mini Sim Free Smartphone - Black Slate and Tangerine
Offered by gsm m
Price: 99.99

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Value until it locks up, 22 April 2013
This is a really nice little phone totally spoiled by the manufacturer insisting on protecting non essential applications. I only wanted it to work as a hot spot for my TAB and for that it is ideal. Anyway I decided to see what it was like as a smart phone because it seemed to have a decent enough screen and reasonable build quality. Firstly the instructions are OK but inadequate in places, the location of the 2GB micro sd card is under the battery but it would be nice if the instructions mentioned that. Maybe they didn't bother because all of the pre loaded aps wont allow themselves to be moved to the SD card so no matter how big an SD card you insert, I put a 16GB there for music, it wont greatly assist in freeing up the miserly 165MB of internal memory allocated to storing aps. The 165MB is unfortunately occupied by some unmoveable bloat ware. The worst offender to my mind is Quick Office Lite (the pro version is 11). The lite version is effectively only a reader. Much better is the free Kingsoft Office which I installed but because the Quick Office Lite can't be deleted you lose 16.94MB of precious space for no good reason. You need to keep more than 20mb of free space or get bombarded by notifications telling you the memory is low. Memory is tight but you can certainly get a reasonable phone with some useful aps. If you want it for games and find those that will move to the sd card it will run them pretty well. The free 3d tank game 'Tank Recon Lite' works well. The Google aps store is pre loaded and works.
I added a few aps such as Amazon Kindle, ES file Explorer, Gmail and Kingsoft Office. This left only 30 MB free.
Stopping automatic update helps as does removing the update from any of the pre installed aps you don't intend to use.
Unfortunately an OTG cable won't work with the micro USB port.
Nice little FM radio included and it will take your own ear buds in the standard jack plug. Just as well as those supplied are a bit hard on the ear.
I am going to give the phone 4 stars as for a basic unlocked phone or use as a hot spot it is very good value. If Motorola had been a bit less controlling it could have been 5 stars and a better product, some manufacturers forget the customer becomes the owner of the product.
Annoyingly it just locked up yet again and required a factory reset, see details under tethering discussion.
I have reduced it to 3 stars because it always locks up at times it is really needed. While the phone might be tough this isn't important if the software locks you out and it needs a factory reset. Potentially a great phone but let down by the software.
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Honeywell ADE Optima Gen4 8 Zone Alarm Panel
Honeywell ADE Optima Gen4 8 Zone Alarm Panel
Offered by Bradgate Supplies
Price: 37.33

4.0 out of 5 stars Very typical, 18 April 2013
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It is a very typical optima control panel with logic similar to previous versions.
It will not work with remote key pads from previous optima ranges such as the optima 4. Brand loyalty works best if the manufacturer keeps things compatible.
The box is really far too small and a few extra cm to allow for bigger batteries or longer tails on the wire would be nice. Don't expect any support from Honeywell if you need say a replacement transformer or even the specification of it as they don't seem to want to support their customers. I would have thought a web site with the option to buy replacement components would have been a good thing. I must try to find the web site and try the customer support before buying the product in the future.


Multi, All in One Card Reader / Writer for use with SD, SDHC, MMC, RS-MMC, Mini SD, TF, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, MS/MS PRO, MS DUO, MS PRO DUO, SONY M2 Memory Cards
Multi, All in One Card Reader / Writer for use with SD, SDHC, MMC, RS-MMC, Mini SD, TF, Micro SD, Micro SDHC, MS/MS PRO, MS DUO, MS PRO DUO, SONY M2 Memory Cards
Offered by SVA Products
Price: 2.89

5.0 out of 5 stars Very cheap but it works, 18 April 2013
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It seems as if it might be a bit cheaply made because it probably is but it is a handy bit of kit for the occasional time you need to read a card. I don't think I would use it to read a card every day as maybe the contacts would suffer but for occasional use compact to carry about.


Fisher Space World Famous Bullet Pen In Fuchsia Flurry Lacquer Finish
Fisher Space World Famous Bullet Pen In Fuchsia Flurry Lacquer Finish
Offered by BuyOSonic
Price: 16.99

5.0 out of 5 stars just a very good pen, 18 April 2013
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I don't really need it to write in space or even under water but what it will do is simple work all the time. Very handy and tough. Only danger is losing it other than that it seems as if it will last a life time.


DIY East fit burglar alarm system, Auto Dialing (it calls your mobile when activated) Perfect for a Home, Flat, Office or Shop Security Intruder System
DIY East fit burglar alarm system, Auto Dialing (it calls your mobile when activated) Perfect for a Home, Flat, Office or Shop Security Intruder System

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars cheap and it works, 18 April 2013
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For the price not too bad a product. It would be better if the attached sensor could be remote from the rest of the device (it will take other sensors though). Might be worth considering the version that can take a sim card rather than a land line, I think I wish I had done that.


Skyscanner - All Flights!
Skyscanner - All Flights!
Price: 0.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Always good., 3 Mar 2013
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Very much like the PC version. Makes good use of tab graphics with scrolling two part display. Ideal tool for finding flights without the fuss of playing word games with the security software.


F18 Carrier Landing Lite
F18 Carrier Landing Lite
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29 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good fun, 3 Mar 2013
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Nice graphics and controls. Try it out it is good enough to justify downloading unlike some games with lesser graphics.


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