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Igenix HL9374 S15 Strip Lamp, 284 mm, 30 W - Clear, Pack of 5
Igenix HL9374 S15 Strip Lamp, 284 mm, 30 W - Clear, Pack of 5
Offered by LightShopDirectLtd

4.0 out of 5 stars Does what you'd expect!, 16 Dec. 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Pretty much does what it should - though be careful when ordering that you get the right size and wattage for your purposes. I find the 30w is fine for most occasions but sometimes I wish it was a touch brighter. It's been in use for a few months now and hasn't popped yet!


Woolly Woofers
Woolly Woofers
by Debbie Bliss
Edition: Paperback
Price: £13.48

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book for time-pressed knitters, 16 Dec. 2015
This review is from: Woolly Woofers (Paperback)
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
After spending several years knitting like crazy, my wife suddenly fell out of love with it and started sewing much more - simply because she got results so much faster, rather than spending months on a jumper. When knitting items for adults she would become bored halfway through - but power-on through as a point of principle, despite working 40 hours a week. She enjoyed knitting for children much more because she would get the satisfaction of a completed item that much sooner.

Therefore I guessed this book would be perfect for her - new challenges and patterns, but scaled-down. We have several friends with dogs, and a couple of cats of our own (though getting a woolly jumper on to a cat is not something I recommend unless you're wearing full-body chainmail!!) and she has knitted a number of items - capes for a couple of terriers, and a scarf for a large greyhound-collie cross who shakes in the cold! Both patterns were easy to follow, apparently, and the book as a whole is nicely presented, with wonderful pictures throughout.


Adonit Jot Script 2 Fine Point Stylus for iPad/iPad Air/iPad Mini
Adonit Jot Script 2 Fine Point Stylus for iPad/iPad Air/iPad Mini
Offered by Premium Lifestyle
Price: £55.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent tool for those in a tech-savvie work environment, 16 Dec. 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I have been using this stylus for a while now, mostly just for doodling on my iPad. However, thanks to it's excellent feel and responsiveness I believe it would work very well in a business environment - e.g. taking notes during a meeting, signing electronic documents etc. The benefit of this is obvious - documents can easily be shared, handwritten notes can be formalised in to type, and there is no need to have fussy papers which can be lost or torn or (crucially) stolen. So in that respect it is a great tool for ensuring data protection as well. It's slimline polished steel look fits well in to a professional environment.
As an artists's tool, it works as well as can be expected and depends largely on the hardware you are using it with.
Generally, I would recommend this for use alongside touch screens which are at least 10 inches - ideally, the Surface Pro or new iPad Pro, which are even larger.


Mini Wireless Keyboard, 2.4GHZ Wireless Keyborads with Touchpad Mouse - Perfect for Google Android Smart TV PC Tivo Box Media Mini TV PC Stick HTPC IPTV Laptop Raspberry PI PS3 KODI XBMC
Mini Wireless Keyboard, 2.4GHZ Wireless Keyborads with Touchpad Mouse - Perfect for Google Android Smart TV PC Tivo Box Media Mini TV PC Stick HTPC IPTV Laptop Raspberry PI PS3 KODI XBMC
Offered by eSynic
Price: £11.88

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Teeny tiny typing!, 14 Oct. 2015
I am writing this review using this tiny keyboard and I am truly impressed by how simple it is to use - pop inn 3 AAAs, slot the tiny usb receiver ito your device of choice and the two are instantly paired! its not runnning bluetooth so no messy process gettign the two to communite properly. As well as a touchpad they have included directional buttons AND media-specific keys (i.e. play/pause, volume etc). It does everything a small laptop keyboard does, but on a far smaller scale.
Of course, if you were using this regularly with a laptop or PC then there would be little point since these devices already have a proper keyboard. However, they work brilliantly with home consoles - the PS3 in particular as it allows you to type in apps like Netflix,. the web browser,. iPlayer etc etc. The keyboard works with the PS4 too but for some reason the track pad doesn't work. You can still navigate around the page using the D-pad on the board, but it loses some of it's allure.
This is one of the reasons I have knocked off a star.. It is also rather annouying that you cannot use it with tablets (unless it is one of the hybrids with USB slots like the Surface), and the buttons can be too small if you are typing in a rush, causing typos like the ones present in this review.
On the whole, though, it's a cheap and handy way of extending the utility of some of your devices in a compact form. I plan to use it in conjunction with my Raspbrry Pi as soon as I find the trime to learn to code!
**Please note these are my honest opinions of a sample provided by the seller for the puposes of reviewing**


ORDEL® Achilles Felt Laptop Stand Sleeve Case Cover For All Apple Macbook Pro & Air & Retina & Apple iPad 2 3 4 Air Mini 2 3 (iPad 2/3/4/Air)
ORDEL® Achilles Felt Laptop Stand Sleeve Case Cover For All Apple Macbook Pro & Air & Retina & Apple iPad 2 3 4 Air Mini 2 3 (iPad 2/3/4/Air)
Offered by Ordel
Price: £7.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely, home-made feel, 23 July 2015
This wonderful, well-made sleeve makes a snug home for my ageing iPad 3. It looks and feels great, and would suit an office/professional environment as well as when you're at home. The leather strap that slides over the top has both a popper and a velcro tab for easy access, and the soft inner-lining lets the iPad slide out easily.

Clearly, it is not your average sleeve/stand - it has no flap for easier access, and won't switch your iPad off automatically when you slide it in (unlike the 'smart' covers). To be honest I didn't even realise that you could turn it in to a stand until I returned and read the listing more carefully! But I like the quirkyness of it, and the materials feel lovely to hold, and it will protect your iPad from most bumps and drops. The fact that they are made in my home town of Bristol is an added bonus - who thought shopping on Amazon could still support local businesses?!?

**This is an honest review of a sample item supplied for the purposes of reviewing. No attempts to affect my opinion were made.**


AnySharp ABS Plastic Multi-Tool and Knife Sharpener, Blue
AnySharp ABS Plastic Multi-Tool and Knife Sharpener, Blue
Price: £12.47

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Robust, endlessly useful sharpener, 23 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This tool is great for sharpening knives and scissors, and will also clean up the edges of items in your tool box or shed, from shears and loppers to spades and trowels. One end has a distinctive 'V' shaped set of blades which trim the blunt edges of knives (including serrated ones, which is not often the case). The other end has a flat blade which you can run over most metal edges to grind them to sharpness.

I have used similar tools to this before, but this one has a much more robust feel to it. I already have an AnySharp kife sharperner with a suction cup, which has provided me with many years of great service, but I will be getting rid of it now as this one feels much safer due to the handle protecting your fingers.

My only slight criticism is the lack of instructions on how to achieve a decent edge using the tool sharpener - there are pictures inside the box which give you a basic idea, but I found it took a certain amount of trial and error to get the technique right. I recommend practising on something long, flat and blunt (e.g. spade) first, before you tackle something which has an existing sharpened edge that requires renewal (e.g. shears).


LingsFire® 1800Lumens T6 Beam LED Rechargeable Headlight Headlamp Head Torch Waterproof 3 Modes Design Zoomable Rotating Headlamp with 2PCS 18650 3000mAh Rechargeable Battery AC Charger Car Charger and USB Cable (Blue)
LingsFire® 1800Lumens T6 Beam LED Rechargeable Headlight Headlamp Head Torch Waterproof 3 Modes Design Zoomable Rotating Headlamp with 2PCS 18650 3000mAh Rechargeable Battery AC Charger Car Charger and USB Cable (Blue)

4.0 out of 5 stars Decent cycling torch - tho a bit hot and heavy!, 17 July 2015
This is a very bright headtorch with excellent functionality. The lens can be adjusted from a very wide to very narrow beam simply by twisting it, making it useful for both cycling and for use around the home e.g. doing DIY in tight spaces. It can also be angled from straight on to facing almost straight down, again making it great for cycling in winter on unlit cycle routes. The light has three settings - bright, slightly less bright, and raving crazy strobe! The first time I put the strobe on in a dark room, I freaked out!! It is very disconcerting, and not recommended if you're likely to be shining it in driver's eyes. There is also a small red light in the battery pack, which again makes it ideal for cycling - though you'd still need a proper bike mounted light,
The straps are easily adjustable and (unlike in the pictures) are cloth - there is no plastic support for them. The torch comes with both a standard 3-pin plug and a USB lead for charging the two L-Ion batteries housed inside the rear rubberised battery case. These batteries are HUGE - approx 4 times the size of a normal AA battery, but the same shape. This does make them quite heavy, but then it also means they act to balance the weight of the torch, which is made of robust metal. It is a little heavy, and I think you'd struggle to get on top of or underneath a bike helmet - I am bad and don't usually wear one.
I have left off on star due to the fact that the metal torch can get very hot if left on for more than 5-10 mins, and the weight factor.

**THIS ITEM WAS SUPPLIED TO ME FOR THE PURPOSES OF REVIEWING - NO ATTEMPT WAS MADE TO INFLUENCE MY OPINION.**


Burt's Bees Summer Wow Offer
Burt's Bees Summer Wow Offer

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice products in a lovely set, 8 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
Burt's Bees do a great line in various natural beautifying products - when I presented my wife with this kit she was over-the-moon! Not only are there a LOT of items included, but you get a cute little wash bag with them too. Even if you didn't like all the items, they are all individually packaged and make great gifts on their own.
As a bloke, I consider paying over £50 for stuff like this is a bit much, but knowing how much my wife frequently spends on Clinique items and other stuff (not to mention the stuff she buys and then throws out unused for reasons that are frankly beyond me....) I I don't think this is outrageous. I notice other reviewers have added up the costs of the individual items and found the gift set to be more expensive. I won't argue, but bear in mind that prices go up and down a lot on Amazon, and this is a nicely packaged set and an easy choice when looking to treat someone.


Scruffs Men's Switchback Safety Boots T52344 Black 11 UK, 45 EU
Scruffs Men's Switchback Safety Boots T52344 Black 11 UK, 45 EU
Price: £44.75

5.0 out of 5 stars Great for safety and style!, 8 July 2015
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
WIth these safety boots, Scruff's are showing that work-wear needn't be just bulky, formless ugliness. Made from a wide range of materials, each designed to add maximum comfort and safety to every part of the foot, with attractive orange and grey trim. They are utilitarian with style! I have worn them to the pub, in to clubs, around the office, and even when hefting breezeblocks around! They are pretty simple to get clean after a day on site too. Stick on a pair of jeans and you're set for a night out.


E Cigarette Starter Kit AcuVape - New and Improved Design With Vape Light Display - Electronic Cigarette Kit, E Shisha, 2 Chargers & Accessories - E Cigarette eLiquid Not Included
E Cigarette Starter Kit AcuVape - New and Improved Design With Vape Light Display - Electronic Cigarette Kit, E Shisha, 2 Chargers & Accessories - E Cigarette eLiquid Not Included
Offered by e-Superstore
Price: £19.95

4.0 out of 5 stars No more stinky fingers, 8 July 2015
I've been planning to give up smoking for about .... 10 years. E-Cigarettes looked gimmiky to me, especially the ones that mimic cigs. This Kit from AcuVape is a much more simple affair - sleek and black, with a clear tough mouth piece. Charging is simple, and filling up with liquid is dead easy though potentially messy. Then simply reattach and press the silver button when you want to take a drag. The vapour is INSTANT - no warm up period, no need to keep your finger held down between tokes. It takes a little getting used to, but is definitely a nicer way to get your nicotine hit - almost no smell other than a pleasant odour depending on the liquid you choose. You can inhale as much or as little as you like - I often just have a couple of tokes, whereas a whole rollie would have been too much. I do think it is almost too easy as I've never been a 'proper smoker' - I usually leave it until the evening before I have a couple of smokes. But with the AcuVape I can smoke it almost anywhere, anytime, with no odour on my hands or clothes - meaning there is potential for me to become MORE reliant on nicotine than previously!
I have knocked off one star for the rubbish rubber tip that is supposed to keep the pipe covered - it fell off and was lost within an hour! Otherwise, this is a great product if you're in the market for one.
**NOTE: THIS IS AN HONEST REVIEW OF AN ITEM SUPPLIED FOR FREE FOR THE PURPOSES OF REVIEWING. NO ATTEMPT TO INFLUENCE MY OPINION WAS MADE.**


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