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Ultimate Shield Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Sony Xperia Z3
Ultimate Shield Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Sony Xperia Z3
Offered by Ultimate Shield
Price: £9.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Clearly a high quality protector - head a shoulders better than most., 1 Nov 2014
I've had my Z3 for a couple of weeks now and this is the 2nd screen cover I've tried for the phone and I'm pretty sure when this one wears out (if indeed it ever will: it seems to be very sturdy) I'll just buy another one of the same.

My previous cover was another tempered glass effort I bought off eBay for a quid less than the Ultimate Shield, but it was nowhere near the quality. The Ultimate Shield comes with an alcohol wipe and cloth, to clean your screen prior to application of the shield, as well as some dust stickers, which I had no need to use, but which are there to remove any accidentally included dust during application.

As long as you line up the holes in the shield it'll go on amazingly easily, much more so than any silicone screen cover. It's quite stiff and rigid, as you'd expect from tempered glass and instantly adheres without adhesive instantly and without the need of any real pressure.

The oleophobic coating is excellent, resisting fingerprints and allowing your fingertips to glide smoothly across the surface, which was the biggest difference between this protector and the inferior eBay version.

If you're debating as to whether or not this protector is worth the extra cash, then debate no longer, as I can assure you it is. I'd almost go as far as to say it enhances the look of the phone, whereas most protectors make them look tacky.


INDX Zip Pouch Reinforced Mesh-weave PVC Clear with Coloured Seal W345xD15xH260mm A4 Blue Ref ZPBLU (Pack of 5)
INDX Zip Pouch Reinforced Mesh-weave PVC Clear with Coloured Seal W345xD15xH260mm A4 Blue Ref ZPBLU (Pack of 5)
Price: £13.84

5.0 out of 5 stars Good storage solution., 29 Oct 2014
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I'm a bit of a geek when it comes to cleaning my car, and these pouches provide the perfect storage solution for my wash mitt and my microfibre drying towel, ensuring they stay clean and dry between car washes.

My son uses one for his homework, too. Solidly constructed and easy to use. A good product.


Silicone Ice Ball Moulds 2.5" (Set of 2) - Biggest on the Market Great Slow Melting Japanese Jumbo Whiskey Balls - Great as Cocktail Ice Cube Mold - Prime Sphere Ice Maker for Your Fine Scotch & Bourbon on Rocks is Better Than Tray - Similar to Death Star Ice Cube - Perfect CHRISTMAS GIFT GUARANTEED
Silicone Ice Ball Moulds 2.5" (Set of 2) - Biggest on the Market Great Slow Melting Japanese Jumbo Whiskey Balls - Great as Cocktail Ice Cube Mold - Prime Sphere Ice Maker for Your Fine Scotch & Bourbon on Rocks is Better Than Tray - Similar to Death Star Ice Cube - Perfect CHRISTMAS GIFT GUARANTEED
Offered by Denada Brands
Price: £29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Do the job well, and high quality product., 29 Oct 2014
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The moulds are solidly constructed and nicely packaged. They work brilliantly, though it's a bit of an art form learning exactly how much to fill them owing to the fact that water expands as it freezes - ye cannae change the laws of physics, captain! - but perhaps a fill level marker on the outside of the moulds would be useful for future versions of the product.

It's essential that you take the moulds out of the freezer between 10 and 15 mins before you need to use them, so a little forward planning is required, but the results are great and the balls look stunning in any drink and last for ages.

Denada, the supplier, send purchasers occasional emails (not too many, as it seems they realise you don't want to be stalked by them) with hints, tips and ideas of things other than just water to freeze in the moulds, which is a nice touch.

I've tried several ice ball products and this is the sturdiest and easiest to use so far. Recommended!
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Hozelock 2490 20m Auto Rewind Hose Reel
Hozelock 2490 20m Auto Rewind Hose Reel
Price: £69.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great product. Highly recommended!, 6 Sep 2014
Sometimes you have a purchasing experience that leaves you thoroughly satisfied, and this item is a shining example.

The item comes almost fully assembled, and requires a little bit of drilling and a few turns of a screwdriver, but after 15 minutes with no previous DIY experience you'll have your hose fully installed and running in no time. (I watched this video first, and didn't need to refer to the manual once during installation - http://y2u.be/T7dFgff4sK4 ).

Once set up, hose works brilliantly and, after years of wrestling with kinked hoses wound in by hand, it's pure joy to walk back to the hozelock reel as it smoothly rewinds itself, the mechanism tracking backwards and forwards as it spreads the hose across the drum.

A triumph of product design, and manufactured in Britain too! An essential purchase for the garden, in my humble opinion.


First4magnets 20mm x 10mm Thick Strong/ Powerful N42 Neodymium Magnet with 11Kg Pull
First4magnets 20mm x 10mm Thick Strong/ Powerful N42 Neodymium Magnet with 11Kg Pull
Price: £5.01

5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing little magnet..., 5 Sep 2014
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Very powerful magnet - using it as a cheap and very effective key holder on the side of the fridge. Holds three heavy sets of keys by the end of one key on each set. Excellent value, especially considering the necessarily heavy-duty packaging the item comes in.


Sriracha, Hot Chili Sauce, 17 oz (482 g)
Sriracha, Hot Chili Sauce, 17 oz (482 g)
Offered by Hot-Headz!
Price: £5.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Rooster Rocks!, 2 July 2014
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It's official - I cannnot live without this sauce.

The prefect addition to almost all foods, Huy Fong Sriracha is a gift from the gods, bestowed upon mankind to help him consume his wife's awful cooking.

A little bit of the sauce adds a small kick to any meal, but one of the great beauties of this sauce is that the heat is scalable, meaning the heat can become really rather powerful with liberal additions.

I can now make Chilli for my family, keeping it mild for my kids, then adding a healthy slug into my portion for that lip-tingling heat that I love. It makes a cheeseburger into a culinary masterpiece, and even stops baked beans from being boring. Try it on eggs. Try it in soups or on a bacon sandwich. Try it with just about anything - your taste buds will thank you!


DacMagic XS USB DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter) / Headphone Amp
DacMagic XS USB DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter) / Headphone Amp
Offered by Iwantabox
Price: £109.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing little package., 30 Jun 2014
If you're planning on using headphones with your PC or laptop, then a DAC is a necessity.

The DacMagic XS is pure brilliance: I'm listening with Sennheiser HD600 headphones and the sound stage is impressive: bass is deep and resonant and the detail is spectacular.

Install the UBS 2.0 driver if you can, as it adds to the capability of the unit and ultimately delivers better resolution.

Great value, amazing sound, but needs to be paired with a great pair of headphones to make it worthwhile. Also, you need very high quality source material in order to fully exploit the capability of the DacMagic and your cans. In this respect there are negatives: the fidelity of the DacMagic is soooo good that if your source music is poor (MP3 <320kpbs, or V0) then the DacMagic, and your cans, can highlight poor transcoding.

In summary: pair this with some good cans, use good quality source material (FLAC, V0, 320kbps), use the USB2.0 drivers, and you have a sublime way of listening to your favourite sounds...


Gran Luchito Smoked Chilli Paste - 3 x 100g
Gran Luchito Smoked Chilli Paste - 3 x 100g
Offered by Gran Luchito
Price: £16.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Simply put, a MUST HAVE if you love chilli, or anything Mexican., 17 Jun 2014
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This stuff is unique - it's not a sauce, it's an ingredient.

Use it to make the best Chilli Con Carne you've ever made. Use it to spread on toast, topped with a runny fried egg, use it in soups, sparingly, to add a whole new taste dimension. Dip your finger in and enjoy it pure. Add to a bloody Mary to kick it up a notch, mix in with mince beef when making burgers, the possibilities are truly endless.

An amazing, authentic ingredient, unlike anything else you can buy.

Highly recommended!


Dung 4 (Expanded Edition)
Dung 4 (Expanded Edition)
Price: £10.41

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I am the resurrection!, 30 May 2014
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I still have my Inspirals DUNG4 cassette from the 80s.

I don't. however, have a cassette player to play it on. I bought the cassette, back in the day, in Eastern Bloc records when all I'd heard of the band was a single track on a vinyl compilation of Manchester indie bands.

After playing the cassette, I was an immediate fan, and ended up seeing the Inspirals play live 6 times: Hacienda (complete with the "Inspiral Carpets? Bunch of f***ing wan***s!" looping audio track before the performance and the eclectic slide show. Various other places, whose venues elude me, owing to a hazy memory of the era, culminating into the 1990 G-Mex extravaganza, complete with drum troupe, I've got the milk bottle to prove it!

Having lost all means to replicate DUNG4, I was overjoyed at the prospect of owning DUNG4 in a playable format. And I can honestly say it's lost none of its original magic - the rawness, the catchiness, the unique sounds, all come through perfectly in the CD.

If in doubt, purchase 3 copies, at least. Great stuff!
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Ice Breakers Sugar Free Sour 42 g (Pack of 3)
Ice Breakers Sugar Free Sour 42 g (Pack of 3)
Price: £10.76

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous flavours, too expensive., 8 May 2014
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Like the review description states, these are delicious and mouth watering.

But at the current price they're too expensive. I know we're paying for importation, but it's hard to justify this outlay, even for such delicious sweets.


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