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WD 2 TB USB 3.0 Elements Desktop Hard Drive for Plug-and-Play Storage
WD 2 TB USB 3.0 Elements Desktop Hard Drive for Plug-and-Play Storage
Price: £62.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Trouble free installation and use., 11 Sep 2014
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Bought this to attach to my smart Samsung TV for PVR capability.
Works flawlessly .... so far.


TeckNet® 300Mbps Enhanced Wireless-N Repeater/AP with WPS,Wi-Fi Range Extender,With 1 Ethernet port
TeckNet® 300Mbps Enhanced Wireless-N Repeater/AP with WPS,Wi-Fi Range Extender,With 1 Ethernet port
Offered by BlueByte Ltd
Price: £19.97

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars OK, but..., 18 Aug 2014
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Bought this to try and improve connection speed to a recently purchased Samsung smart TV. Set up per the instructions was straightforward, but laptop broadband connection speed tanked from 30mbs to <2mbs next to the router. Not to be outdone I cross checked the setup on the repeater (OK) and moved it to the TV room. Broadband speed still poor so I reset the repeater thinking it would retain the settings. No, it defaulted to WiFi Repeater and changed channel. Connecting to the Repeater SSiD did not access the internet. Set the repeater up again via WiFi. Android Wifi analyzer app indicated that the repeater was broadcasting the home network SSiD, but the tablet and laptop connected to the router rather than the repeater as indicated by the BTHub3 home network devices display. However, the Samsung TV appeared to be connected to the repeater as it was no longer displayed as connected to the BTHub. The TV is connected to the internet and TV catch-up apps work with no apparent buffering. However, I have no way of knowing (measuring) how good the TV internet connection is.

Hence the 3 stars.

PS. Took the tablet into the garden and monitored the signal strengths. As might be expected signal strength from the router dropped off as I moved away from the house, but the repeater signal was maintained. Broadband speed was acceptable (~6mbs) at bottom of garden (36ft) . Interestingly as I moved closer to the house and the signal strengths became more equal the broadband speed dropped off significantly (to <1mbs). Thus it would appear that the siting of the repeater in relation to the remote client and router (or overlap of the router and repeater signals) are critical in achieving optimal performance.


AccuWeather Platinum
AccuWeather Platinum
Price: £1.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Certainly works for me., 2 Aug 2014
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This review is from: AccuWeather Platinum (App)
Nice little app.
Weather display was accurate, displayed thunderstorm and I could hear the thunder outside!
Would be useful to determine location by postcode.
Not sure about taking up screen space with video weather forecasts for USA/EU etc.
Location maps might benefit by defaulting to 25 miles radius from location, rather than having to manually zoom in.


Jump Desktop (RDP & VNC)
Jump Desktop (RDP & VNC)
Price: £6.37

4.0 out of 5 stars Does what is says on the label., 2 Aug 2014
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This review is from: Jump Desktop (RDP & VNC) (App)
Great little app.
Setup went smoothly, though I did have a senior moment when presented with the JUMP home screen and not prompted as to what to do next.
Soon recovered and was able to launch programs remotely.
Now I need to get something to stream stuff to the TV......


Salter Aquatronic Kitchen Scale, 10 Kg
Salter Aquatronic Kitchen Scale, 10 Kg
Price: £15.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent replacement, 2 Aug 2014
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An excellent replacement for an old reliable Salter electronic balance.
Compact with clean lines.
Auto tare function makes it a cinch to use with a wide variety of bowls.


Cheapest Android Retina Display (2048 x 1536) - NEW Polatab Elite Q9.7" Android 4.2 (JellyBean) - 2GB RAM - Tablet PC with RETINA DISPLAY (2048 x 1536) QUAD-CORE CPU - POWERFUL GPU - 16GB STORAGE - SLEEK DESIGN - BLUETOOTH - FLAT 50% OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER (Black Front)
Cheapest Android Retina Display (2048 x 1536) - NEW Polatab Elite Q9.7" Android 4.2 (JellyBean) - 2GB RAM - Tablet PC with RETINA DISPLAY (2048 x 1536) QUAD-CORE CPU - POWERFUL GPU - 16GB STORAGE - SLEEK DESIGN - BLUETOOTH - FLAT 50% OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER (Black Front)

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good buy!, 24 May 2014
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This tablet @ half-price appeared to be too good to be true.

Display is of amazing quality, as might be expected. Build quality is good, which may contribute to it being a tad heavier than others in the class.

Boot up is slow compared to Nexus 7, but acceptable.

Comes with a spare screen protector in addition to the one already fitted.

So up to now it's money well spent.


Folio Case for 9.7" Tablet in pu Leather
Folio Case for 9.7" Tablet in pu Leather

4.0 out of 5 stars Sturdy Cover, 24 May 2014
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Bought this cover for the Polatab Elite Q9.7.

Cover fits well and flap folds to form a stable stand.

Need to ensure that tablet is firmly bedded into cover pocket to ensure rear camera lens not covered.

Everything considered it's a good buy.


EE Pay As You Go Alcatel Y800Z 2GB Mobile WiFi
EE Pay As You Go Alcatel Y800Z 2GB Mobile WiFi

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Pleased with choice, 22 Mar 2014
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Was able to get connected with ease.
Signal strength and hence connection at 2g or 3g varied with position of device in the house. 3g connection achieved near window or upstairs. Area does not have 4g network available.
Only disconcerting thing was the link to EE, the network provider. Spurious text messages were received indicating expiry of card, when only just activated!! However, still able to use connection. Weird.


Expower(R) QI standard Wireless Charger for Google Nexus 5 and Goole Nexus 7 II FHD Tablet and Goole Nexus 4 and Samsung galaxy S5 note3 S4 S3 note2 and NOKIA Lumia 920 and 820 and Iphone5s Iphone5
Expower(R) QI standard Wireless Charger for Google Nexus 5 and Goole Nexus 7 II FHD Tablet and Goole Nexus 4 and Samsung galaxy S5 note3 S4 S3 note2 and NOKIA Lumia 920 and 820 and Iphone5s Iphone5
Offered by Smart techonology
Price: £16.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says on the box, 22 Mar 2014
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Bought this item as a fool proof way of keeping the Nexus 7 powered up for remote access.
No need to take the cover off the N7 for the charging to be successful.
Successful connection is indicated by a single small beep.
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Trees Of Britain
Trees Of Britain
Price: £0.63

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Could benefit from additional details, 9 Mar 2014
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This review is from: Trees Of Britain (App)
A reasonable coverage of our native trees.
Would benefit from including images of the tree leaves themselves, as well as this would mean more to the casual user than a dry description of the leaves


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