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Bluelounge CableDrop, Cable Management and Tidy in Black -  6 Pack
Bluelounge CableDrop, Cable Management and Tidy in Black - 6 Pack
Offered by Top-Tech-Outlet
Price: 9.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 20 Mar 2013
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I was fed up with the cleaners in my office keep knocking my laptop cables down the back of my desk.

Works well for ethernet cable, power cable and USB keyboard and mouse. The clips are a little bit small for the VGA cable, which puts a stain on the adhesive. No more threading cables from under my desk.

Adhesive on clips works well and none have fallen off after a week of use.

Plastic bed slat holder. Slatt end cap for wood/metal bed 65MM
Plastic bed slat holder. Slatt end cap for wood/metal bed 65MM
Offered by Strictly Beds and Bunks Ltd
Price: 2.29

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exactly what I wanted, 20 Mar 2013
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This was exactly the item I needed. Quality is good and great value arrived quickly.
The biggest problem was getting the broken one out before using it.
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Medal of Honor: Warfighter - Limited Edition (PS3)
Medal of Honor: Warfighter - Limited Edition (PS3)
Offered by 666 Media
Price: 6.95

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not a patch on COD, 1 Nov 2012
= Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars 
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I have only really played the online multiplayer. No desctructive environment, no vehicles, can't seem to find a way to choose matches. Graphics OK but nothing special. I just find the whole game unintuitive, upgrading seems random and uncertain what changes what.

At best an OK game, at worst 40 I could have saved for COD.

HP Executive Leather Case
HP Executive Leather Case

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Laptop Bag, 30 Jan 2012
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I never write reviews but this is a great bag and really good value.
Four main pockets, one full A4 zipped, one with two way divider ideal for files, one for laptop and a pocket big enough to hold ipad as well and finally a front pocket with room for business cards, pens, CD's and blackberry.
Great looking bag and shoulder strap has a mobile phone case attached too, although I won't use it.
Would recommend to anyone who wants a decent size bag to carry laptop and work around with them. Only thing that would have made it perfect is a sleave that attached it to the handle of my wheeled back, but you cannot have everything.

Large Multi Level Rabbit Hutch & Run - Guinea Pig Cage, House, Kennel, Pet
Large Multi Level Rabbit Hutch & Run - Guinea Pig Cage, House, Kennel, Pet
Offered by Direct-Pets
Price: 325.00

11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well made and easy to put together, 5 Oct 2009
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This is a great hutch and enables my rabbit to have loads of exercise during the week when I cannot let him in his run as I am out at work. Locks have been updated from those in the photograph but I did supplement them to be extra careful as our foxes can be very crafty.
The hutch comes flat packed and just needs a screw driver to assemble. Two person assembly which took just under an hour. Once assembled the hutch is not that mobile and so should be built near to your intended position.

This seller was selling this hutch cheaper than I have seen it anywhere else. It comes in three big boxes so I was grateful to have it delivered as I would not have had room in my car for it if I had purchased from local pet store.

Iron Man [Blu-ray] [2008] [Region Free]
Iron Man [Blu-ray] [2008] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Robert Downey Jr
Offered by alentertainment
Price: 19.97

15 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Blu Ray Features, 20 Oct 2008
The 2.35:1 widescreen format serves this film well. In keeping with the recent trend moving away from vivid, stylized images of comic-book superheroes, Iron Man offers a more natural world back grounded by sandy browns, cool blues and neutral greys. It makes for a nice contrast against the brilliant red and gold of the Iron Man suit, once he appears in his familiar incarnation. The good news is that the colours and textures really pop on this disc. The problem with the picture, and it's not a small one, is the consistently high level of noise. While some noise is expected on a 35mm transfer like this, the level here is excessive (and evident when viewed in both DLP and LCD). When compared with recent reference quality discs such as Transformers, the difference in clarity is palpable. At least the digitally created CGI action sequences are free of the fuzz, for the most part. Still, it's a bit of a disappointment for such a highly anticipated release.

Presented in 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, this film makes up in audio quality what it lacks in the picture. During the air battles and flying scenes especially, the force of the subwoofer combined with the action in the surrounding channels brings the viewer into the suit with Tony Stark. The mix is well balanced, so that the dialogue is never lost among the explosions and swelling musical cues. In a more subtle fashion, the scenes with Tony in his workshop are filled with all sorts of interesting little mechanical sound effects that can truly be appreciated in a home-theatre environment.

This two-disc set comes inside a cardboard sleeve with all the technical details and a nice, shiny image of the titular hero on the front. Inside, the blue case is adorned with a simple, shadowy picture of Downey Jr. as Tony Stark, complete with glowing chest piece. Those who purchase the disc would be well advised to hold on to the cardboard sleeve rather than disposing of it because the information on the outside is not repeated within.

As for the extras, this release includes all of the bonus material available on the SD version, with a couple of exclusives thrown in for good measure. There are a lot of goodies to dig into here, including:

Hall of Armour, The Invincible Iron Man, Deleted/Extended Scenes, The Story Sparks, BD Live, I Am Iron Man: Making-Of Documentary, Wired: The Visual Effects of Iron Man, Robert Downey Jr. Screen Test, The Actor's Process, Still Galleries.

Almost all of the features carried over from the SD version are presented here in HD.

One of the hidden gems here (it's not listed on the package) is a comedic newscast provided by The Onion under the headline, "Wildly" Popular Iron Man Trailer to be Adapted into Full-Length Film. This short and funny piece features a news anchor and an entertainment reporter discussing the "controversial" decision to expand the 90-second Iron Man trailer into a feature film. It satirizes the hype that always surrounds films based on well-known properties and the uproar of fans who are perhaps a little too attached to the source material (the hosts worry that the film will "alienate the trailer's core fan base"). Good stuff.
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull  [Blu-ray] [2008]
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull [Blu-ray] [2008]
Dvd ~ Harrison Ford
Price: 8.50

1 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic if you can get over the lack of story, 14 Oct 2008
While the film's story misses the mark, its visuals prove that Spielberg hasn't lost his touch as a director. Visually, the Blu-ray transfer remains consistently high-quality - vibrant colours, strong detail, little additional grain or distortion. There is a small amount of noticeable digitization, and while the detail never gets quite a sharp as one might like, the CG sequences - such as the jungle and waterfall scenes, or any moment in the last fifteen minutes - come across the best. They're well-integrated into the image, clear and crisp without being overly so.

The Dolby TruHD track is a high-volume, larger-than-life experience. The complex, layered sound design of this film is an ideal showcase for this kind of technology. With sound effects provided by audio wizard Ben Burtt and that familiar, soaring score by John Williams, you want to hear every single element with clarity, and you do. There's a lot of movement in the field from all sides, so gunshots seem to zoom right past you and explosions erupt from all around. The essential car chases and fights are lively, but not too crowded. The dialogue is clear throughout the action and if the standard-def transfer was near-perfect, this transfer is downright perfection.

This Blu-ray release offers the same set of extras provided on the two-disc standard-def version, though each of the carry-overs are presented here in HD.

If there's one word to describe this collection of features it would be thorough. Every step of the filmmaking process has been documented, from the origin of the idea to post production, with a plethora of interviews and footage to illustrate the journey. Although Spielberg remains a staunch holdout among directors who refuse to participate in audio commentary, it's hard to imagine that it would give any further insight beyond what is already provided in the supplemental material.

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull may not have lived up to the hype, but it was clearly a labour of love for all involved, and this release shows all the work that went into making it. It's just too bad the same amount of work didn't go into the writing.

Apple iPod touch 16GB - 2nd Generation
Apple iPod touch 16GB - 2nd Generation

185 of 189 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great piece of kit, 13 Sep 2008
Arrived on the 12th September. First impressions box looks impressive. The touch did not disappoint. This latest version has a slimmer profile, a speaker, external volume control and comes with version 2.1 although I still had to update the firmware.

Very similar spec to the 1st version. Easy to use and loads apps to download. The internet browser is easy to zoom in with and connecting to home wifi worked fine. Loads of applications to add from itunes, lots of them free. Downloaded a video and that looks great too.

You do need to connect the touch to a PC with itunes first as you cannot just connect to wifi and use it without sync'ing it first.

Well worth the money a great gadget you will have fun playing with for a long time to come.

Battery life - Had it on all day today listerning to music and connect to my home wifi. Lastest about 13 hours before warning that the battery was down to 20%. Obviously if I had turned off the wifi it would have lasted longer
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Premier AV-3MHD Premium 24K Gold Plated 3M HDMI to HDMI Cable
Premier AV-3MHD Premium 24K Gold Plated 3M HDMI to HDMI Cable
Price: 5.29

25 of 25 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cheap HDMI?, 2 Jun 2008
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After spending 2k on a TV and connecting it to Sky HD and my PS3, should I spend 50 on a HDMI cable? I thought I would try one of these cables and it worked absolutely fine and compared favourably with a cable I had paid 50 for. Therefore I would strongly recommend this cable as it is real value for money and it works just as well as any other cables I have purchased.
The cable is well made and sturdy, no cheap workmanship.
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Lost: The Video Game (PS3)
Lost: The Video Game (PS3)
Offered by simplesimon1966
Price: 11.29

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Maybe give this a miss, 29 Feb 2008
= Fun:3.0 out of 5 stars 
Ask any Lost fan a question about the show and you are likely to be drawn into a long-winded conversation about The Others, polar bears and how hot Sawyer looks with his shirt off. Ask someone who doesn't watch the show why people seem obsessed with Lost and they will likely shrug, roll their eyes and say, "Who gives a damn?" If you are of the former camp -- the kind who dreams of one day crashing on the Island just so you can personally solve its mysteries -- then you should probably rent (not buy) Via Domus. If you're in the latter category, turn away. Not a damn thing will make sense to you if you haven't watched at least the first two seasons of Lost. And there's no "game" here to make it worth playing unless you are a fan. Even then, it's only good for the final minute. At least it only takes five hours to reach the conclusion.
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