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CyberLink PowerDVD 16 Ultra (PC)
CyberLink PowerDVD 16 Ultra (PC)
Price: £61.49

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Probably the most powerful software video and media player available but do you need it ?, 27 July 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
You may have switched to Windows 10 and find you need a Media Player App for DVD’s. There are many free versions which may suit you as this package is expensive and not a major improvement over PowerDVD 15. If you want to play Blu-ray discs on your computer, or want the absolute best video-playback quality PowerDVD may be what you are looking for.
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PowerDVD 16 comes in three versions this is the Ultra Version. You may not need this version if you are not connecting your PC to a Home Video System or do not have a have a Blu Ray Drive or wish to cast media to set top boxes or want 360 degree video playback or want to use Cyberlink 30GB Cloud Storage
CyberLink PowerDVD 16 is the latest edition of the do-everything media player
and supports just about every audio and video format, pictures, CDs, DVDs, and a host of Blu-ray and high-definition disc types.

PowerDVD Pro drops DLNA and media casting, can't handle 3D movies/ pictures, doesn't have free Cloud space, loses the new TV Mode, has only a limited Media Player app, doesn't support 7.1 audio and misses out on a few other advanced features (no ISO playback).

PowerDVD Standard also drops Blu-ray support, has reduced audio format support and no social media options

I previously had PowerDVD 12 and everything I needed was in that version really.
I found the Cyberlink Cloud upload painfully slow even on a fast VirginMedia Broadband connection. A 85 Mb video took 6 minutes to upload.
360 degree video is novel; only for a while.
You can wirelessly stream media to Roku, Chromecast and Apple TV
I do like the TrueTheatre video enhancement and YouTube streaming of HD
I also like the conversion on the fly of 2D to 3D
The software will trawl your whole PC and Network Drives to compile a media library of music, photos and videos but I have learnt to remove that immediately after installing on the first time use.
What I don't like about Cyberlink is the constant nag screens to buy something else or upgrade.


Panasonic Bluetooth Waterproof Sport Headphone - Black
Panasonic Bluetooth Waterproof Sport Headphone - Black
Price: £99.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Nice looking design but I found a bit uncomfortable to wear for long periods., 26 July 2016
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The Panasonic Bluetooth Headphones which are ear buds but also clip over the ear to secure them were in my case not too comfortable when wearing for a long period but this is the case with most of them and why I generally prefer the on ear type of headphones.
I did like the fact that pairing with my device was the easiest I have experienced and what I initially thought was a lost connection was actually the Auto power off after 5 minutes of no sound.
This means you need to switch on again without removing them and this I found difficult with the small remote controller below your right ear and not in view.
The switch is very small and you can tell by touch which is the centre button of the three buttons opposite a tiny moulding protrusion but it is not very easy at all.to do.
I ended up more often than not removing the earpiece to see what I was doing.
I would have liked a dedicated charger rather than having to only charge through a USB port on a PC. Charging is confirmed with a red LED and 1.5hrs charge should give 6 hours use but not if you want to switch on the decorative blue LED’s around the earpieces. You do get a three note warning beep when the earphones need charging.
I found the sound volume and quality good for music and speech.
They are not waterproof beyond using them in the rain with the IPX5 rating so not for swimming.
Fitted with medium size earpieces and supplied with both small and large sizes together with the USB cable for charging in a quality shell type carrying case with a loop attachment.


Polska: New Polish Cooking
Polska: New Polish Cooking
by Zuza Zak
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £17.00

5.0 out of 5 stars This superb book is must have for my kitchen, 24 July 2016
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POLSKA
NEW POLISH COOKING Hardcover Book
ISBN 978-1-84949-726-8
Zuza Zak
As soon as I got my book I was in awe of its feel and the embossed design on the cover. This mimics traditional printed designs used in the historical past of Poland.
This book has been written specifically to create a contemporary twist to traditional Polish recipes.
On opening the book I was amazed at the quality of paper used giving it a tactile experience. I could not stop myself from turning the pages to see the recipes that my mother made, but with changes that turned them into new modern cuisine.
Zuza not only gives you the recipes and method used to make delicious food, but also gives the history behind them. There are Polish quotations, along with the equivalent translations, dotted throughout the book that would be of interest to both the Polish community and anyone keen to entertain Polish friends.
The traditional food and recipes are based on seasonal availability and how the climate influenced the food eaten. The photographs are of a superb quality and accompany the recipes and including the instructions clearly written. The recipes include a variety of meals including soups, meat, fish, cakes and even cocktails.
The book brought back memories of the variety of food made by my mother, of which I sometimes cook. In Poland the recipes were handed down by word of mouth and it’s good to see the variations in the book.
There are a number of Polish shops that offer a variety of ingredients used as well as advice on how to serve. Everyone should try the Polish quisine to experience the wonderful tastes of the country.


GRC Replacement Remote Control for TX-L32U10 ,TX-L19C20B, TX-L19C20BW, TX-L19C20E, TX-L19C20EW, TX-L19X10B, TX-L19X10BW, TX-L19X10E, TX-L19X10EW, TX-L26C10B, TX-L26C10E, TX-L26C10ES, TX-L26X10B, TX-L26X10E, TX-L26X10L, TX-L26X10Y, TX-L32C10B, TX-L32C10BA, TX-L32C10E, TX-L32C10ES, TX-L32S10B, TX-L32S10BA, TX-L32S10BS, TX-L32S10E, TX-L32S10ES, TX-L32S10L, TX-L32U10B, TX-L32U10BA, TX-L32U10E, TX-L32X10B, TX-L32X10BA, TX-L32X10E, TX-L32X10L, TX-L32X10Y, TX-L32X10YA, TX-L32X15B, TX-L32X15BA, TX-L32X15E, TX-L32X15ES, TX-L37S10B, TX-L37S10E, TX-L37S10ES, TX-L37S10L, TX-L37U10B, TX-L37U10E, TX-L42S10B, TX-L42S10E, TX-L42U10E, TX-L42U10EA, TX-LF26X10, TX-LF32S10, TX-LF32X10, TX-LF32X15, TX-LF37S10, TX-LF42S10, TX-P37C10B, TX-P37C10E, TX-P37C10ES, TX-P37C10Y, TX-P37C10YS, TX-P37X10B, TX-P37X10E, TX-P37X10L, TX-P37X10Y, TX-P42C10B, TX-P42C10E, TX-P42C10ES, TX-P42C10Y, TX-P42C10YS, TX-P42S10B, TX-P42S10E, TX-P42S10ES, TX-P42S10L, TX-P42S11B, TX-P42S11E, TX-P42U10B, TX-P42U10E, TX-P42X10B, TX-P42X10E, TX-P42X10L, TX-P42X10Y, TX-P42X10YS, TX-P46S10B, TX-P46S10E, TX-P50C10B, TX-P50C10E, TX-P50C10Y, TX-P50S10B, TX-P50S10E, TX-P50S11B, TX-P50S11E, TX-P50U10B, TX-P50U10E, TX-P50X10B, TX-P50X10E, TX-P50X10Y, TX-PF37X10, TX-PF42S10, TX-PF42X10, TX-PF46S10, TX-PF50S10, TX-PF50X10 TX-L32S10 , TX-L26C10 , TX-L26X10 , TX-L32C10 ,
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Offered by cherrypickelectronics
Price: £4.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Good Panasonic Replacement, 24 July 2016
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What an excellent replacement for a lost remote control.So much better than I expected considering the price and free postage.


Precision PREC0097 Radio Controlled LCD Wall Mountable and Desk Clock
Precision PREC0097 Radio Controlled LCD Wall Mountable and Desk Clock
Offered by TIMELINE GLOBAL LIMITED
Price: £13.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Good value large Radio Controlled LCD display clock., 24 July 2016
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Bought for elderly Mother in a care home. She wants to know what day it is all the time and this digital clock displays day, date , month and the time along with the temperature. It may be much bigger than you expected from the picture as it is designed for visually impaired.
I have mounted it on the wall but it will also stand by extendng two legs. The radio controlled time signal took some time to aquire bit I had read that it is best to just leave it in a north facing window overnight and after a number of attempts after fitting the batteries which did not work just leaving it overnight did. It is best to mount lcd displays at the correct height for your eyes. if it is higher or lower the display is not so solidly black.


Silentnight So Soft Duvet, Cotton, White, Double, 10.5 tog
Silentnight So Soft Duvet, Cotton, White, Double, 10.5 tog
Price: £108.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb Quality so well worth the price., 24 July 2016
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Silentnight So Soft Duvet
Double 10.5 Tog for Spring or Autumn use.
200cm x 200cm

Well worth the cost for a luxurious comfortable duvet that gives you a comfortable night’s sleep.
The Silentnight duvet is of a super quality, it is a soft quilt being filled with non allergenic polyester hollow fibre and covered in 100% pure cotton. It is very well made with the seams being closely stitched so the polyester fibre cannot creep through.
Pure cotton is well known to be warm when cold but cooler when warm. It feels wonderful to touch and comfortable to use by not feeling too heavy or lumpy on the body.
There are instructions for washing the duvet and the preferred use of a cool tumble dry. The Silentnight Duvet is recommended to be professionally laundered as the usual washing machine, like mine, could not manage this function due to its size and weight.
It is guaranteed for five years which can mean it will last longer than the usual run of the mill duvets. Of course you have to pay for exceptional quality.
I am now seriously considering replacing other duvets in the house!


UK Mains Home Travel AC Charger For Garmin Nuvi 54 54LM 52 52LM Sat Nav GPS From Digicharge® By Digital Accessories Ltd
UK Mains Home Travel AC Charger For Garmin Nuvi 54 54LM 52 52LM Sat Nav GPS From Digicharge® By Digital Accessories Ltd
Offered by 4Gshop
Price: £3.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Works OK, 16 July 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Garmin Sat Navs used to come with an AC charger but not now. They just have the power lead for the car which will charge if your ignition is on with most cars. This charger is designed for mobile phone use according to the packaging but is the correct rating for the Garmin Sat Nav.
Nuvi 57lm.
It doesnt charge too fast at 500mA so does not get hot and has a built in LED when powered


Scotch C38 19 mm x 8.89 m Dispenser and Tape 810 - Fuchsia
Scotch C38 19 mm x 8.89 m Dispenser and Tape 810 - Fuchsia
Price: £5.76

5.0 out of 5 stars You still need both hands but a well designed addition to the product range., 11 July 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Although this magic tape dispenser seems to be hollow and I can hear sand moving around inside it to add weight and it has rubber feet you still need to use both hands to dispense the tape. I suppose I could blu-tac it to the surface of my desk If it was that important. I do use Scotch magic tape a lot as it is much better than normal clear tape can be repositioned and written on. I have previously bought magic tape in the built in tape dispenser format as it is very difficult to see where the tape ends on the roll. These dispensers are not able to be be refilled as far as I can see so this item is just what I needed.


Parker Jotter Royal Blue Chrome Trim Ball Pen Medium Nib - Blister Pack
Parker Jotter Royal Blue Chrome Trim Ball Pen Medium Nib - Blister Pack
Price: £11.40

4.0 out of 5 stars Still a quality product., 6 July 2016
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I have always been a fan of Parker pens both, fountain and biros, and even have a silver one given as a gift over twenty years ago, which is still going strong.
The Parker biro is a lovely blue colour with a stainless steel upper part that has the device for pressing in to use and out to store. This device is well sprung and has a reassuring click to let you know it is ready for use.
The Parker Biro is comfortable to handle without being too slippery and is easy to write with. It wrote immediately on use, which is a bonus, as most biros need a scribble to get them going. This pen has a medium point that writes beautifully and does not form blobs of ink around the point.
This Parker biro is true to its word and ideal for use as a jotter biro and I shall use it for my appointments diary that I carry everywhere!


Acronis True Image 2016 for 1PC/English (PC/Mac)
Acronis True Image 2016 for 1PC/English (PC/Mac)
Price: £29.91

4.0 out of 5 stars Don't expect any help from Acronis Customer Support., 6 July 2016
Many versions of Acronis True Image have been difficult and confusing and I have tended to stay with version 2010 or 2013 which between them have been used on a number of occasions to return my PC to working condition again.
I would have been happy staying with 2013 and 2014 but warning messages on startup now say they may not be compatible under Windows 10. They seemed to be OK but I didnt want to wait until disaster occurred before finding this out for myself.
I have installed TrueImage 2016 under the multi user licencing for 5 PC's.
One crticism is that validation is not carried out by default and selecting validation seems to add a long time to doing backups. It is not something I have noticed before.
Any query with Acronis need to be resolved almost as soon as you buy their products as they don't want to help after 30 days if you don't pay for support. Luckily the Forum are fairly helpful and free.
My strategy is to always prepare a boot up CD or USB stick as soon as possible as trying to recover within the Windows interface has not always worked.


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