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Using OS X Mavericks Server at Home
Using OS X Mavericks Server at Home
Price: 12.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Totally agree with the above., 10 May 2014
Has several things missing and some pretty basic things at that. Things like setting up a syslog server. What it covers is covered well. But it's what it doesn't cover that leaves the book somewhat lacking.


Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.9: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Mavericks
Apple Pro Training Series: OS X Server Essentials 10.9: Using and Supporting OS X Server on Mavericks
Price: 33.43

1.0 out of 5 stars Totally agree with the above., 10 May 2014
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Has a lot missing and some pretty basic things at that, like the setting up of syslog. Did a search for the word daemon and got a big fat zero finds.


1 m USB Extension Cable Extension
1 m USB Extension Cable Extension
Offered by Goldcables
Price: 1.50

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish, fit only for the bin., 17 Jun 2013
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It's not expensive, but is a complete waste of time. Wanted it as an extension for my TomTom in car navigation lead, but the connection is so intermittent that it renders the cable useless. No credit to the stockest that sells such rubbish.

I would send it back but it's just not worth the effort. Suggest that anyone thinking of buying a cable of this type, uses a well known brand.


TomTom GO LIVE 1005 5" Sat Nav with Europe Maps (45 Countries), Twitter and Trip Advisor
TomTom GO LIVE 1005 5" Sat Nav with Europe Maps (45 Countries), Twitter and Trip Advisor
Price: 190.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Serious issues with safety cameras., 2 Jun 2012
I have now had this device a for a month (including a replacement device). Both exhibited the same problems, namely they would stop reporting safety cameras. This seemed to be dependant on the direction of the route. For example on going to work all safety camera warnings worked, but on my way home in the evenings only black spots were being reported. The really worrying thing is that TomTom support are saying that they are not aware of any such problems.

I am a long time user of TomTom devices (circa 6 years) my last being the TomTom Go Live 750. I have always tolerated the way they greatly either under estimate or over estimate delays, which over the years has never improved, Inspite of their claims. For example on the M25 (which has to be one of the most used roads in the country), in the mornings delays between the A41 and the M4 are on Mondays to Thursdays nearly alway underestimated to the tune of 15 to 30 minutes. On Fridays delays are always overestimated to the tune of circa10 minutes.

Having now returned the second TomTom 1005, I'm off to give Garmin a go. At least they are known to use the more accurate Navteq maps. As for the rest I will find out shortly for myself.
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New Potato Technologies TuneLink Auto for iPhone,iPod touch,iPad - Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black
New Potato Technologies TuneLink Auto for iPhone,iPod touch,iPad - Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black
Price: 53.06

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not a practical solution., 9 Jan 2012
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So long as your not going any great distances, this kit works well. Easy to setup and when you locate an unused frequency, excellent quality sound. But if you are going any great distances especially through urban areas. Then your experiance will not be a good one. Reasons being as follows:

1: Whilst on the move you keep having to change frequencies to find unused slots. This needing to be done both for the iPhone and the car radio as follows. Using the radio, find an unused frequency. Then on the iPhone re-tune its fm transmitter to newly discovered free slot. In London repeat this process every 10-20 minutes. THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS THING TO DO!

2: Almost constant interference from local radio stations causing sever distortion of the music.

3: The integration of the TuneLink app with the iPhone is very poor. Before every trip I find myself having to fiddle around with the TuneLink app and iPhone music app for about 5+ minutes to get it to play. As far as I can tell (and I speak as a software developer) because there's some kind of interaction going on between the TuneLink app and the iPhone music app. Quiet often the controls indicate playing, when there is nothing is to be heard coming from either the iPhone or the car's sound system. If you fiddle around long enough with both of these apps, you will finally get music coming out of the car's sound system and be in a position to start you journey.

In short, in my view the whole fm transmitter approach to listening to media devices should be banned. In anything but the most rural of areas, manually doing the required frequency hopping is simply too distracting.


Rowenta Jasper Morrison KF942012 Kettle, 1.5 Litres (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Rowenta Jasper Morrison KF942012 Kettle, 1.5 Litres (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

5.0 out of 5 stars You will never find one better, 20 Mar 2011
An understated looking kettle with lots of practical features (at least for a kettle), for example the lid when open acts as a maximum level indicator. The heating element is embedded in the base making the task of cleaning the kettle an easy one. Not to mention its a looker.


Hardening Cisco Routers
Hardening Cisco Routers
by Thomas Akin
Edition: Paperback
Price: 15.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Worth the money but..., 28 Dec 2010
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Lots of good solid tips, this book is worth the money for those after a fast track route to doing what it says on the tin. But could do with an update. After all the book was written in 2002, and the Cisco IOS has moved on quite a bit since then.


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57 of 66 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Limited brewer experiance, 23 Sep 2010
This is a lovely little machine with some very serious limitations. For a start you need a PC/MAC to get it going. Next the Apple AppStore will only let you download app up to 20Mb in size, anything bigger and you will need a WiFi connection. And most serious of all you can't use any of the what I would call serious browsers ( eg Firefox). So logging onto some websites is not possible. There are more limitations but this will give you a taste of what I'm talking about.
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8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Misleading description., 12 Dec 2009
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The coiled length of these cables is 0.22m not 1.5m. I leave it to the reader to work out what would happen if with one of these cables connected, they tried to pull the handset 1.5m away from the base of phone.


Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain (Nintendo DS)
Dr Kawashima's Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain (Nintendo DS)
Offered by themediamerchants
Price: 8.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not to be taken too seriously, 29 July 2009
= Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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A nice bit of fun. But expect to be robbed of your deserved score because the DS (used by mum) and DSi (used by me) devices don't always recognise your hand writing. In some games your score can be degraded by about 20%-50%. Some games/tests on the card are better than others and give you the opportunity to correct the little critter. Other games just splat big red crosses on the answers when they should be splatting big green ticks. My mum for her part finds this infuriating.


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