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TP-Link TL-PA251KIT AV200+ Multi-Streaming Powerline Starter Kit with AC Pass Through (UK Plug Only)
TP-Link TL-PA251KIT AV200+ Multi-Streaming Powerline Starter Kit with AC Pass Through (UK Plug Only)
Price: £21.37

5.0 out of 5 stars Solid and reliable connection., 26 Feb 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I have had several powerline products before, but the added convenience of the pass through socket is valuable. They provide a far more reliable connection than my wifi 802.11ac router, as to the PC it is just like hard wired ethernet. No configuration needed, just plug them in and you are away. Easily enough bandwidth for HD streaming. I get a solid 55Mb/s (real throughput, not some fantasy 'link speed') in both directions across two floors and three rooms but your mileage may vary with your house wiring quality.


Hulk Smash Hands Soft Toy Doll Gloves Big Green One Pair Fun
Hulk Smash Hands Soft Toy Doll Gloves Big Green One Pair Fun
Offered by Harvest-Store15-25 Days Delivery)
Price: £11.98

5.0 out of 5 stars A very happy six year old, 26 Feb 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bought for a six year old lad for his birthday and these were the last things he played with at night and the first he put on next morning, so a very satisfied customer!


Sandberg Touch Screen Gloves Black, 460-00
Sandberg Touch Screen Gloves Black, 460-00

5.0 out of 5 stars Excelent, warm and touch works well, 26 Feb 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Unlike many touch screen gloves, these have a wool blend and keep the cold out very well. The touch tips work without issue and I have bought a second pair for me and several for others, so I am very happy with them.


Samsung Galaxy S II MHL HDTV Adapter
Samsung Galaxy S II MHL HDTV Adapter
Offered by Modern-Tech
Price: £6.45

5.0 out of 5 stars Just plug in and go, 26 Feb 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
There was no configuration needed, just plugged it into my GS2, connected a standard micro USB charger and the standard sized HDMI and anything on the phone screen was mirrored to the TV.

NB This is on a GS2 running Samsung firmware. MHL output did not work when running Cyanogenmod 11, as I believe the MHL feature needs software not included in opensource Android.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Good fit, but finish could improve, 21 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Having tried another 'premium' make of case with a transparent back, I bought this one because it had a smooth continuous curve from the sides to the back, rather than hard angles and it does indeed fit more comfortably in the hand. However, the moulding process has left quite a sharp seam at the edge next to the screen all the way around and I could not have used the phone left like that. A few minutes with a nail buffing pad improved it a lot, but I have just discovered that the four rear corner 'feet' are smooth on their outer edge, but again quite sharp on the iner edge. I will have to see if they snag my pocket, but the moulding process needs looking at.

The rear cut out for the camera is slightly misaligned and no amount of tugging at the case will remedy it. The lens is not obstructed and the flash only slightly, but it doesn't look right.

The volume and power key covers are far better than the other 'premium' make I bought, as they allow the buttons to stand proud and so make it easy to locate them by touch alone. The other make rendered the buttons flush to the case, so I was always fumbling for them.

This could have been the perfect Nexus 5 case, but manufacturing glitches have made it miss the mark.


3 x atFoliX Screen Protection Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 - FX-Antireflex anti-reflective
3 x atFoliX Screen Protection Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS30 - FX-Antireflex anti-reflective
Offered by @FoliX GmbH
Price: £5.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good screen protector and anti glare, 12 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I've been buying this brand for each LCD screened device I've owned for several years, as it goes on without hassle, no bubbles and makes it a whole lot easier to see the display in bright sunshine. The anti reflective feature is really good and on a camera with no other viewfinder, makes the difference between getting a good photo and take pot luck by blind shooting.

Very worthwhile


TeckNet® POWER BANK iEP387 7000mAh Lithium Polymer USB External Battery Backup Pack, Mobile Phone Power Pack, High Capacity Portable Battery Charger (Dual 5V 3.1A USB Output) for Apple iPhone 5, iPad mini 2/1, iPad 5/4 (Lightning Cable not Provided), iPhone 4S, iPad 3/2/1; Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, S2, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Note 3/2; HTC One, Sensation, Desire C S X, Wildfire S; Google Nexus 7, Nexus 10; Nokia Lumia 920 800 900 N8; Motorola Razr; LG Optimus; Blackberry Z10; Sony Xperia Z - Black (Only one USB Charging cable included, No AC Charger is included)
TeckNet® POWER BANK iEP387 7000mAh Lithium Polymer USB External Battery Backup Pack, Mobile Phone Power Pack, High Capacity Portable Battery Charger (Dual 5V 3.1A USB Output) for Apple iPhone 5, iPad mini 2/1, iPad 5/4 (Lightning Cable not Provided), iPhone 4S, iPad 3/2/1; Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, S2, Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Note 3/2; HTC One, Sensation, Desire C S X, Wildfire S; Google Nexus 7, Nexus 10; Nokia Lumia 920 800 900 N8; Motorola Razr; LG Optimus; Blackberry Z10; Sony Xperia Z - Black (Only one USB Charging cable included, No AC Charger is included)
Offered by BlueByte Ltd
Price: £39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely essential smartphone companion, 12 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this when a relative was in and out of hospital, as the inbuilt phone battery couldn't take the long hours of use on its own. It has proved its worth many times, with no worries about rationing the phone usage to keep the charge going. It has charged my Galaxy S2, iPad 3 and now my Nexus 5 without issue and the included connectors work perfectly.

Very worthwhile purchase


GreatShield Quick Grip (ONE TOUCH TRIGGER) Windshield Dashboard Universal Car Mount for Phones and GPS Devices - Works with Samsung Galaxy S4/S4 Mini/S4 Active, S3/S3 Mini, S2 II, Galaxy Ace Plus, LG Nexus 4, Apple iPhone 5S/5C/5/4, Blackberry Z10/Q10, HTC One M7/S/V/X/X+, HTC First, Desire C/X, HTC 8S/8X Window Phone, Sony Xperia Z/T/U/E, Nokia Lumia 520/620/720/820/920/928/1020, Motorola Moto X
GreatShield Quick Grip (ONE TOUCH TRIGGER) Windshield Dashboard Universal Car Mount for Phones and GPS Devices - Works with Samsung Galaxy S4/S4 Mini/S4 Active, S3/S3 Mini, S2 II, Galaxy Ace Plus, LG Nexus 4, Apple iPhone 5S/5C/5/4, Blackberry Z10/Q10, HTC One M7/S/V/X/X+, HTC First, Desire C/X, HTC 8S/8X Window Phone, Sony Xperia Z/T/U/E, Nokia Lumia 520/620/720/820/920/928/1020, Motorola Moto X

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid product, holds Nexus 5 securely, 12 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bought to hold Google Nexus 5, as my previous holder dropped my phone at the first bump in the road. This unit grabs the windscreen firmly, due to the sticky coating on the suction cup and is just wide enough to hold the Nexus phone, which is in a slim case. I don't think it could take anything thicker or wider, but for this use it is very easy to click the phone firmly into place and to release it when I've arrived.

The arm extends sufficiently to position the phone well away from the windscreen and near to me and has enough adjustments to angle it away from reflections. The joints tighten well, so no slippage even over our potholed roads.

So far a very good purchase.


Musicboxworld Jewellery Box Ballerina Playing "Swan Lake"
Musicboxworld Jewellery Box Ballerina Playing "Swan Lake"
Price: £22.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Very pretty and the music feature is good, 6 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I feared this would be awful, as the price was so reasonable, but I think a certain three and a half year old will love it!

The outside is nicely decorated and the musicbox plays clearly, with the key to wind it feeling robust enough for a good few uses. I have no idea what the different sections are meant to hold, but I'm sure the recipient will have no such trouble.

Very pleased with it.


Spigen Ultra Hybrid Bumper Case for Google Nexus 5 - Black
Spigen Ultra Hybrid Bumper Case for Google Nexus 5 - Black
Offered by Keep in Case
Price: £8.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fits Nexus 5 very well, but not too comfortable to hold, 6 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
All ports are fully accessible and buttons are unimpeded. The cover fits very tightly, which is a good thing, but is easily atached or removed when needed.

The transparent back arrives with thin plastic film adhered to both sides and it was rather fiddly to remove. At one point I panicked and wondered if there really was something there, or if I was scraping the heck out of my new case! It came off eventually, though a couple of tags at the edge to get a grip of would have helped a lot.

The screen protector sheet was one of the easier ones I've attached, as it was stiff enough not to get mangled after a bit of repositioning and is invisible now it's on. No air bubbles trapped!

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After using this case for a while I've actually found it a bit uncomfortable in the hand, due to the hard angles of the sides. Where the sides of other cases are gently rounded, this is has a 45 degree angle between side and back and the resulting ridge causes a pressure point on fingers and thumb. It is doing a good job at protecting the phone, but I'm looking at other options for comfort.


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