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Logitech K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard for Mac - Silver
Logitech K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard for Mac - Silver
Offered by Kikatek
Price: 99.46

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not as good as it should be, 12 Sep 2013
It's a decent keyboard - but compare it to the K810, and it's not a patch - the keys have a much cheaper feeling action, the board itself is plasticky and flexes a lot, and there's no backlighting! The feet that elevate the back of the keyboard are very flimsy and flex under normal typing pressure - and my keyboard just took its first tumble onto carpeted floor and one snapped off, shearing the plastic fixing completely, so I now can't use the keyboard with the feet up. Compared to the K810 at a similar price, this just isn't as good a keyboard, sadly.


Cosmonaut - Wide-Grip Stylus for Capacitive Touch Screens by Studio Neat
Cosmonaut - Wide-Grip Stylus for Capacitive Touch Screens by Studio Neat
Offered by Special Import Europe
Price: 22.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stylus of joy, 2 Sep 2013
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Beautifully packaged, heavy and a great size, with a nice, sensitive tip. This suits the way I use a stylus on my ipad and android tablets perfectly - for sketching and diagramming.

Wonderful product; you might overlook it for slimmer styli, but this is just as accurate and much more comfortable.


PowerGen 8400mAh Dual USB Port External Battery Pack Power Bank Backup Charger with Built-In Flashlight for Smart phones, Android Phones, iPad mini, iPhone 5 (Lightning adapters not included), iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, S2, HTC One X / V / S, Sensation, EVO, Nokia Lumia 920 N9, Motorola Razr, Blackberry Z10, Sony Xperia Z, Google Nexus 4 and More
PowerGen 8400mAh Dual USB Port External Battery Pack Power Bank Backup Charger with Built-In Flashlight for Smart phones, Android Phones, iPad mini, iPhone 5 (Lightning adapters not included), iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, S2, HTC One X / V / S, Sensation, EVO, Nokia Lumia 920 N9, Motorola Razr, Blackberry Z10, Sony Xperia Z, Google Nexus 4 and More
Offered by E-TRADING24 LTD
Price: 54.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Cheap, solid, effective - great external battery pack, 13 Jun 2013
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I've had a bunch of external batteries for devices in the last few years - this is the highest capacity one I've used and also one of the cheapest. It's solidly built, charges quickly, has high capacity and charges via microUSB - just about perfect.

EDIT a few months later and two of the LED indicators have gone - still a great battery pack and UNDOCUMENTED FEATURE there's an LED torch built in if you double click the on button!


Complete 30 Piece Professional Screwdriver Set for Apple MacBook Pro
Complete 30 Piece Professional Screwdriver Set for Apple MacBook Pro
Offered by Precision Direct
Price: 19.99

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars NOT suitable for any macbook pro - missing the most important piece, 30 Jan 2013
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THis is incorrectly described - it does not include the correct size of pentalobe screwdriver to open the retina macbook pro or macbook airs from the last two years (1.2mm; this only includes a 1.5mm). You could argue that I should have checked - however, it clearly states in the description that it contains every tool necessary to open ANY macbook; I have two different macbooks here that it won't open. Will probably keep it for other applications - but I'm really irritated as this has caused me a real inconvenience. Seems reasonably well made I suppose, but is misleadingly described.


Confessions of a Mad Man
Confessions of a Mad Man
Price: 3.18

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Poorly written, 14 Nov 2011
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If there is a point this book hopes to make, it is lost in the indecipherable English and appalling grammar. In all the author's years in advertising, I assume he must have worked with at least a few decent copywriters and editors - even an average one of either would have made this book more readable. I know the egotism is the point - but the inarticulacy gets in the way.


The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
by Matt Ridley
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 20.00

32 of 86 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Unqualified, 24 Jun 2010
Can someone please explain to me why we should give the author any credence, when he
A: presided over the Northern Rock collapse, causing the first bank run in many, many years
B: accepted a huge bailout from the very governments he decries
C: relies, for his scientific 'evidence' of growing polar bear populations, on word-of-mouth report from polar bear hunters and not scientific studies?

Before you praise this book, please do a little research into the author's credentials.
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0 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not as good as it claims to be, 31 May 2009
Put very simply, this razor just doesn't get as close as any razor I've used in the last 15 years. I have to shave twice a day with this product. Really disappointing product - will go back to my Mach 3 and Philishave.


Werewolves of Millers Hollow
Werewolves of Millers Hollow
Offered by Funagain Games USA
Price: 7.42

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great fun for big groups after dinner, 16 Dec 2008
= Durability:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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We ended up playing this in the small hours on a stag do recently, after a few bottles of wine. The fact that we were sitting around a fire outdoors made it all the more fun, and actually just a little bit spooky - the premise of the game being that the werewolves secretly murder the villagers, one by one, until and unless they are caught.

The game itself is like a sophisticated wink murder - but it's very well balanced, and has a few wild cards that make the gameplay that much more interesting. It also gives an interesting insight into human behaviour, with an element of accusation, double-cross, self-defence, and sleight of hand.

Great fun - if you've a large group of people who want to do something after dinner, this is a brilliant use of 8. I wish we had had it to hand last week, so I've just ordered one for Christmas - brilliant thing to follow the gammon and stilton on boxing day!


Hell Among The Yearlings
Hell Among The Yearlings
Offered by the_record_factory
Price: 14.95

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful bare bones folk, 22 May 2005
Gillian Welch has a lovely lazy voice - singing about morphine on this record, you can believe that she's taken a ton of the stuff at soundcheck. This is a great album, evocative of 1950s middle america in a very modern way. Grittier than Alison Krauss, but almost as technically proficient - it's old-new school country, which is so much more enjoyable than it sounds. The sheer musicality of this record will astonish you - lush it isn't, but stripped back to bare minimalist necessities.


HP iPAQ H5450 Pocket PC (English)
HP iPAQ H5450 Pocket PC (English)

55 of 56 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars if you'll use the features, you'll love it, 28 Mar 2003
THe 5450 has been much maligned for a number of reasons - the main one being that it costs a lot and has features which the average PDA user just doesn't need (wireless LAN, biometric fingerprint-based security). I've had a 5450 for a few weeks now, and it's the favourite of the four PDA's I've owned in recent years.
The wireless LAN is fantastic, IF YOU NEED IT! Being in Hong Kong, public wireless access is widespread, and I can now check my email and surf the net from just about any coffee shop in the city, all with a device not much larger than my mobile phone. The finger print scanning is useful - simpler than entering a password - but not a deciding factor for me. The 400mhz processor doesn't run apps much faster than older processors at the moment, due the the way teh software has been written (though this is apparently due to change with an update release coming from Microsoft).
This PDA has the best screen of any I've seen - crisper than the Sony clie's, vastly superior to the toshiba pocket pcs - but it's not greatly different from the much cheaper ipaq 3900's. So if you have your heart set on a new ipaq, you should think whether you need the wireless features - if you do, this is the neatest, and possibly cheapest 802.11 option (cheaper than buying a 3900 plus compactflash jacket plus wireless compactflash card) - but if you don't, there's no reason to spend the extra.
But if you do use wireless, this little lad will never be out of your hand. As a bonus, personally, I listen to broadband wireless radio from the UK, as if it were a pocket radio - it's the killer app, and the way things are going!


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