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100% Genuine HTC Battery For BA S410 for HTC Desire - 35H00132-05M (1400 mAh)
100% Genuine HTC Battery For BA S410 for HTC Desire - 35H00132-05M (1400 mAh)
Offered by Glitzy Gizmos
Price: 9.50

5.0 out of 5 stars HTC battery with a bit more life, 16 Feb 2014
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Just bought one of these as a replacement for my old HTC Desire battery. Gone from having to recharge my phone every other day to charging it every third day. Just makes life a little easier. So I have just bought another as my new spare.


Watch On The Rhine (Posleen War)
Watch On The Rhine (Posleen War)
by JOHN RINGO
Edition: Mass Market Paperback
Price: 5.59

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of the Ringo books so far, 14 Jun 2013
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This one really hit the spot for me. Gone is most of the military lingo, things are explained in a nice sensible way.

Not all the 'good guys' get to make it to the end of the book and the ones that do are shaken up by what they have to do. The Posleen get a bit more background explanation and some of the human acts horrify them. The Indowy solution to continuing the fight is a fantastic bit of logical thinking, brilliant.

It is fiction though. The SS were not such brilliant troops in real life, trained to follow orders certainly but there are times when a bit of free thinking on the battlefield is the best solution to the problem. Would the Germans call new tanks Tigers? I doubt it probably another big cat name. The design of the tanks are ludicrous, so this is fantasy sci-fi but certainly fun to read. And I really felt for all of the characters, along their individual journeys.

Very glad I bought and read this book.


The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier--Invincible (Lost Fleet Beyond/Frontier 2)
The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier--Invincible (Lost Fleet Beyond/Frontier 2)
by Jack Campbell
Edition: Paperback
Price: 5.59

5.0 out of 5 stars The best in the Lost Fleet series so far, 1 July 2012
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I have felt that in previous books, things were padded out to make the series last. Well lots happening in this book, battles are briefer with more focus on what is trying to be achieved than on the formations involved.

Two more aliens species to add to the list - I loved the militant herbivores.

The ships continue to fall apart and all parts of the military get to do their thing.

Also hints of the future, the Alliance government might not be as good as it seems.


Iron Sky [DVD]
Iron Sky [DVD]
Dvd ~ Julia Dietze
Offered by DVD Overstocks
Price: 9.37

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Iron Sky a future cult classic?, 27 May 2012
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Four stars only due to the budget of 6.5m. It limited what they could do but they have got a lot out of that. If you like the sound of 1940's German technology adapted to UFOs then this is a film for you to watch. It had a very limited (one day) cinema release so not much time to develop a following. I managed to see it in the cinema and have pre-ordered the DVD because this is a film I want to watch again. If you buy it try to watch it on the biggest TV screen you can, to really get the effect of meteors crashing into the streets of New York. I don't go much for the plot but it scrapes by, some of the acting is a bit wooden and the turning the US astronaut into a Aryan was a lame idea from the start.However the US president and Donald Rumsfeld were almost real!


Beyond the Frontier: Dreadnaught (Lost Fleet)
Beyond the Frontier: Dreadnaught (Lost Fleet)
by Jack Campbell
Edition: Hardcover

7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars His own side are his worst enemies, 19 July 2011
The style of writing is the same as the other Lost Fleet series but Captain (now Admiral) Geary has got the girl so at least we don't have to bother with that one any more. As the title says, this is pushing beyond the boundaries of human space to find what is out there and Jack Campbell has fun imagining how different aliens can be. But once again Admiral Gearys worst enemies are his own side who would prefer that he ceased to exist. I think you really need to have read one of the early Lost Fleet books to understand this one, apart from the characters relationships, weapons systems are not explained, just used.


Yorkshire Crisps Cheddar & Caramelised Onion Chutney
Yorkshire Crisps Cheddar & Caramelised Onion Chutney
Offered by The Yorkshire Pantry
Price: 2.69

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great flavour, 9 July 2011
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Excellent tasting crisps. Difficult to get hold of in the shops so Amazon is a good way to get hold of them. I first came across them at a CLA game fair and they are now my favourite crisps.


At War at Sea: Naval Warfare in the Twentieth Century
At War at Sea: Naval Warfare in the Twentieth Century
by Ronald H. Spector
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating read, 9 July 2011
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This is a winner. A mix of the history of the battles, the men and the ships involved in 20th century naval warfare. All brought together as a great read. It is a broad view because of the scope of the history and the size of the book but explains why the ships were developed the way they were and how the aspects of the societies resulted in the way the crew were trained and how they fought. One of my favourite bits was how much more dangerous it was to fight in a steel ship than in a wooden Napoleonic one.


Victorious (Lost Fleet)
Victorious (Lost Fleet)
by Jack Campbell
Edition: Mass Market Paperback

4.0 out of 5 stars Ends well, 9 July 2011
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I thought that this was the best of the series. Others have said that a lot happens in this the last book of 6. To me that is a plus as the other books were too predicable (of course they are going to win this battle and get home) and seemed to be padded to make up the space.
In this book we see the end of Syndic power and a teaming up against the unknown alien race - who turn out not to be as fearsome as first thought. There are a few silliness's, it might have been worthwhile pointing out to the Alliance units joining the fleet for the first time that they are expected to fight as a team rather than the individual heroic tactics they are used to, I am sure that is one of the things that a real commander would have had on his mind. The newly built ships seem rubbish, so why bother building them? OK in this book our legendary/heroic commander gets the girl but really does it have to be so difficult? This chap finds it easier to wipe out fleets of battleships, than to find happiness. The romance never was a strong point of the series and this trait is evident in this book. A 4 rather than a 5, simply because of the weaknesses mentioned. I am now waiting for the follow-ups.


Supreme Commander 2 (PC DVD)
Supreme Commander 2 (PC DVD)
Offered by passionFlix UK
Price: 4.85

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointment, 13 Mar 2010
= Fun:2.0 out of 5 stars 
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Yep folks I have to say that this one is worse than Supreme Commander.

I got it on the 5th March and finished the campaign on the 8th. No surprises, just plod your way through and you will get there.

The important thing is you have to have a broadband connection to make this game work. I clicked to start and 17 hours later it was ready to play - so I went away and did other things whilst it downloaded. But once it set up, it was quite fast to get going. So its only the first time that is the real problem.

Secret to winning is getting the tech tree sorted. So invest in lots of research stations and soon your units will be beating up on the computers stuff no problem. Thats the trick, no challenges at all.

In some scenarios you don't have enough metal extractors, easy just hunker down and the enemy will suicidally attack, providing you with all the metal you need.

In game graphics are good but I am afraid I don't buy games for those. No challenge or interest in the game play and thats what mattered to me.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Nice small monitor, 1 Oct 2009
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Easy to assemble and install. Small so useful if you are limited for space. One problem, the power lead is not tight and since it points downward, tends to fall out but some sticky tape should sort it out!


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