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Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball - Graphite [UK Model]
Logitech M570 Wireless Trackball - Graphite [UK Model]
Price: £24.18

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad but..., 12 Dec 2012
This trackball was purchased to replace a Logitech Cordless Trackman Optical which has now been discontinued.

The trackball is controlled by thumb movement as opposed to the Cordless Trackman which was controlled by the index and middle fingers. I have found that controlling the trackball with the thumb sacrifices some accuracy in cursor movement and can become uncomfortable after prolonged use.

The wireless unifying receiver is small enough to be deposited within the trackball for convenience and portability. I have noticed that the performance of the trackball can be affected if there is close interference with the receiver, relocating the receiver to another USB port helped resolve this in my case.

The software from Logitech's website also enables the 4 buttons and wheel to be easily customised to your preferred functions. There is also a more detailed battery life indicator displaying days remaining, which I find useful. Only 1 AA battery is required to power the trackball and is said to last up to 18 months. There is also a power switch on the bottom of the trackball to save power when note in use.

This is not a bad trackball but I feel it is a step down from my previous device which had more functions and felt more comfortable to use.


Fellowes Performance 100 Screen Cleaning Wipes Tub
Fellowes Performance 100 Screen Cleaning Wipes Tub
Offered by Office Nerd
Price: £4.09

5.0 out of 5 stars Simple & Convenient, 12 Dec 2012
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These cleaning wipes come ready to use with a pre-applied cleaning agent like the cleaning wipes you get from KFC, only not as dry.

Each wipe is easy to remove from the dispenser which also keep the cleaning agent from drying out.

This is a simple and convenient solution for cleaning your screen and other devices.


Fossil CH2573 Gents 'Decker' Black Rubber Strap Black Dial Chronograph Watch
Fossil CH2573 Gents 'Decker' Black Rubber Strap Black Dial Chronograph Watch

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Looking Fashion Watch!!, 27 Nov 2012
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This is a good looking quartz watch that is comfortable and fashionable. The design of the watch makes it stand out giving it a sporty look. The build quality seems robust but I have noticed that the main seconds hand doesn't quite line up with the markers.

The tachometer on the outer bezel also doesn't serve any function except for making the watch look more attractive, as the stop watch function uses the sub dial for seconds counting. This is a great watch for everyday fashion but for those wanting a working tachometer should look for an alternative.


Bunkerbound Otamatone Electronic Musical Instrument (Black)
Bunkerbound Otamatone Electronic Musical Instrument (Black)

3.0 out of 5 stars Lots of Fun!!, 26 Nov 2012
= Durability:3.0 out of 5 stars  = Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars  = Educational:1.0 out of 5 stars 
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Great fun novelty toy that works very similar to the old stylophone. The mouth can be squeezed to produce variations in the sounds being played and will make you giggle whilst doing so. This is a fun item to play with but the novelty does wear off overtime, nonetheless a great party item to show off to friends.


DrayTek Vigor 120 - DSL modem - external - Fast Ethernet [PC]
DrayTek Vigor 120 - DSL modem - external - Fast Ethernet [PC]
Offered by PixelHeaven
Price: £56.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Superb!!, 26 Nov 2012
I purchased this to work as a bridged modem together with an Asus RT-N66U router on O2 LLU broadband and it works superbly. The modem did require some initial setup to work with O2 but the step by step instructions were quick and easy to follow. The modem requires additional power with an included 3 pin power adapter for the UK version.

The rear of the modem has an on/off switch which I find convenient should I need to switch off the modem and also included in the package is an ethernet cable. The modem can be used without a wireless router if you do not require wireless functionality but is also a great additional to any wireless router that lacks a built in modem.


Asus RT-N66U - 900Mbps Dual Band Wireless N Router, Gigabit LAN/WAN, 2x USB, Print FTP UPnP VPN Server, IPv6, 8x SSID, Wireless 3D HD content streaming, 3 Year Warranty
Asus RT-N66U - 900Mbps Dual Band Wireless N Router, Gigabit LAN/WAN, 2x USB, Print FTP UPnP VPN Server, IPv6, 8x SSID, Wireless 3D HD content streaming, 3 Year Warranty
Price: £89.99

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding Range!!, 26 Nov 2012
I purchased this router together with a Draytek Vigor 120 modem as this router does not come with a modem built in, which is necessary for ADSL type broadband. The two devices work together extremely well and I have not had any dropouts from the internet thus far.

The included stand allows the router to be placed in an upright position, which I find ideal for the narrow shelve above my TV. I also like the design of the smaller power adapter, which takes up less room on the power socket compared to the bulky power adapter from my previous router.

The range of this router is outstanding, I am able to receive a strong signal anywhere in my house. Setup was quick and easy using the setup wizard incorporated in the router. I find that the router does get quite warm over time but this does not seem to affect the operation of this device. I would recommend this router for anyone looking for a decent and reliable dual band router for their network.


Asus USB-N53 USB Dual Band Wireless Dongle
Asus USB-N53 USB Dual Band Wireless Dongle
Price: £25.63

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Great When It Works!!, 25 Nov 2012
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This wireless dongle was purchased to go with the ASUS RT-N66U wireless router and I like that it has matching a design pattern. There is also included a very short but flexible USB attachment lead for better positioning of the dongle. On the side of the dongle is a small button for quick pairing to a wireless router if you have a supported device. When in operation, I achieve excellent signal strength on both the 2.4ghz and 5ghz bands.

The dongle works very well using the 2.4ghz band and has been very stable using the latest drivers from the Asus website. There is however a problem that I am encountering when using the 5ghz band. It would work great for a while, but then the speed would drop intermittently to a complete halt requiring reconnection of the dongle either through the software or by removing and reinserting into the USB port to make it work again.

I have had two of these dongles and they both exhibit this same issue. I can verify that my router is not at fault as I have an xbox360 connected on the 5ghz band without any issues. I am hopeful for a driver update from Asus that can fix this problem but I am currently having to fall back to using the 2.4ghz band, which has worked without any issues so far.
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Philips LivingColors Micro Colour Changing Mood Light White (Integrated 1 x 4.7 Watts LED Bulb, Touch Control)
Philips LivingColors Micro Colour Changing Mood Light White (Integrated 1 x 4.7 Watts LED Bulb, Touch Control)
Price: £32.79

11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Great Little Device, 25 Nov 2012
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The device works very well at rendering the different colours with smooth transitions between each colour change. The lighting effect is nice and vibrant, great for kids bedrooms and mood lighting. The unit is small enough to fit in the palm of my hand and very light making it portable. The power lead is about 1.8 meters and with no additional power block attached.

Changing colours is very responsive and achieved by just touching the desired colour on the control strip at the back of the unit. Although, I have noticed that sometimes when trying to turn the unit off requires a double tap of the off position because the first tap didn't register.

There is also no remote included so accessibility of the unit's controls should be taken into account when placing in high reach areas. This is a great little device, however the original selling price seems much too high to justify a purchase in my opinion. I purchased this at Amazons discounted price of £29.99 which seems a little more reasonable.
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