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Kingston Technology 64GB microSDXC Class 10 Flash Card with SD card adapter
Kingston Technology 64GB microSDXC Class 10 Flash Card with SD card adapter
Offered by Sunwood-UK
Price: £23.62

5.0 out of 5 stars Stress Free, 9 Nov 2014
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Well packaged, fast delivery - to Germany. Does what it says on the tin. Now sitting in my Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro.
Secong time buying from this vendor. No probs. Recommended.


Pax Britannica
Pax Britannica
Price: £2.05

2.0 out of 5 stars A missed opportunity..., 2 Aug 2014
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This review is from: Pax Britannica (Kindle Edition)
Exasperating. Neither one thing or the other to be honest. The premise of modern soldiers catapulted into Roman Britannia could have been really good both from a historical and fantasy - fictional viewpoint. But it didn't deliver. Added to that the rather curious prose style and the incredibly irtitating jumps away from the action, at one point it felt like I was watching Alex Cox's film 'Walker'.
I appreciate what the author was trying to do, but he just didn't manage to pull it off...
A missed opportunity.


Ostland
Ostland
Price: £3.79

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars harrowing and compelling..., 1 Aug 2014
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This review is from: Ostland (Kindle Edition)
An incredibly good book, based on real events. If you ever wondered how people could allow themIselves to become involved in the mass killings perpetrated by the SS-Einsatzgruppen in the occupied territories during WW2, this is the book for you.
It also explains or clarifies that although following orders is no excuse, it was perhaps understandable when taken in context of those times. We begin to see that the executioners were just as much victims as those they were killing.


TG Cases® New Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Premium Folio Case / Cover / Wallet and Flip Stand + 1 Included Screen Protector and 1 Stylus Pen for New Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 " P5200 / P5220 (Blue)
TG Cases® New Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Premium Folio Case / Cover / Wallet and Flip Stand + 1 Included Screen Protector and 1 Stylus Pen for New Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 " P5200 / P5220 (Blue)

4.0 out of 5 stars good quality, robust, but heavy..., 1 Aug 2014
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Adequate for the price. Does a very good job of protecting the tablet, but adds a ton of weight which is very noticable after using it hand held for a while. If using while plugged into a charger, cable must be disconnected if opening or closing the cover, but that's more the fault with the tablet design. Also, the cover obscures the micro-SD card port.
Construction and quality of materials are first-rate though, so if these minor issues are acceptable, this is a very good cover.
I have now replaced this with a clip-in design similar to the OEM version now that they have become more affordable.


Eyekepper Night Vision Driving One Piece Yellow Polarized Clip On Flip Up Sunglasses Yellow
Eyekepper Night Vision Driving One Piece Yellow Polarized Clip On Flip Up Sunglasses Yellow
Offered by Eyekepper
Price: £7.99

4.0 out of 5 stars perfectly adequate for the price..., 1 Aug 2014
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Still not had a chance to drive at night with them, but in low light (heavy overcast, rain etc) they work fine and significantly reduced eye strain. They do have the effect of making some other cars' windows glow strange colours, but apart from that...
Not the tightest fit on my glasses, but it'll depend on the design of your glassses - you'll have to try them to see if they fit right.


It Never Snows in September: The German View of Market-Garden and the Battle of Arnhem, September 1944: The German View of Market-Garden and the Battle of Arnhem September 1944
It Never Snows in September: The German View of Market-Garden and the Battle of Arnhem, September 1944: The German View of Market-Garden and the Battle of Arnhem September 1944
Price: £7.41

5.0 out of 5 stars move over, Cornelius Ryan..., 31 July 2014
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A little hard to follow on Kindle... I had to have a real set of maps open most of the time to work out exactly what was happening where and I have actually walked the battlefields for real on a number if occasions.
Lays to rest a few myths about the quality and composition of the Wehrmacht forces arrayed against the airborne troops and gives a very good account of the viciousness of the fighting.
Recommended, but don't read this before watching 'A Bridge Too Far' as it'll kill your enjoyment of the movie stone dead.


Rise of the Guardians - Triple Play (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) [Region Free]
Rise of the Guardians - Triple Play (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Chris Pine

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great story, great animation..., 31 July 2014
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Simply brilliant. The characterisations of some well known children's figures is very well done, especially the Russian Santa, complete with gangster tattoos and the Australian Easter Bunny...
My three year old daughter adores this and the storyline is charming enough not to drive you insane even when viewed 15 times back-to-back.
This is the multi-format pack with blu-ray, dvd and digital copies...
Annoyingly the downloadable version seems to be only available through iTunes, making it a waste of time for Android tablet users unless you go through the rigmarole of downloading iTunes to a PC and installing a third party sharing program.

This is the only reason for not giving 5 stars - the movie itself rates 6...


The Star Trek: Enterprise: The Good That Men Do
The Star Trek: Enterprise: The Good That Men Do
Price: £2.99

5.0 out of 5 stars not as geeky as I feared it would be..., 31 July 2014
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The very first Star Trek book I've ever read and only purchased because I just watched all of 'Enterprise' on cable and was thoroughly disgusted at the way the series was tied up.
This book addresses all of the issues I had with the TV series and is presented in a well-written manner which moves the story along nicely.
Now I have to buy all of the other books... which from the authors' perspective is a good thing, I guess...


IVSO Slim Smart Cover Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Tablet with Auto Sleep/Wake Function (Black)
IVSO Slim Smart Cover Case for Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 Tablet with Auto Sleep/Wake Function (Black)
Offered by Gambolex
Price: £29.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Almost identical to OEM branded cover. Excellent value., 31 July 2014
Perfect fit, very well-made. Cover fits very tightly, in fact getting it off again might prove a struggle! Very pleased with the look and it functions perfectly, switching the device into sleep mode when closed. Magnetic clasp holds the cover securely. The slight added weight is barely noticeable unlike some covers which almost treble the weight.
One minor issue: when using hand held with the cover folded back, the pale grey flock quickly becomes stained by finger contact - nothing to be done about that other than wearing cotton gloves, but a darker material would not show the dirt so obviously. A careful wipe with a soapy, damp cloth cleans it, but oily fingerprints are obvious within a day or so of use.
But for this I would have given 5 stars.

*update*

After approx 6 weeks, both lower corners now exhibit cracks in the plastic which appeared almost overnight. This necessitated removing the cover to clean up the sharp edges which were snagging on the cleaning cloth I use to wipe the screen.
Cover had not been removed since fitting nor dropped, stepped on or mishandled etc. and I'm assuming the cheapness of the plastic means it's just more brittle than the more expensive OEM version and prone to damage. Cover still functions, but may require replacement if the cracks worsen.


40 Days 40 Nights: A Sgt Major Crane Novel
40 Days 40 Nights: A Sgt Major Crane Novel

1.0 out of 5 stars Badly written, hopelessly inaccurate., 31 July 2014
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Not great. Even those with a passing aquaintance with the British Army will be shaking their heads at this. I served 23 years and was based in Aldershot on two occasions. I lasted for two chapters before giving up in disgust.
This reads more like a wistful day dream by someone who spent an unfulfilled career in some dismal garrison backwater than anything based remotely on actual operational realities.
SIB are not referred to by other Regiments and Corps as 'The Branch', but as SIB (ess-eye-bee). They are not 'respected and feared' but loathed and detested. No-one outside the RMP has anything good to say about them and their nickname 'The Monkeys' reflects this. That aside, I ploughed on manfully, but there was too much that simply didn't ring true.
The premise of a WO1 being responsible for the entire security operation surrounding Team GB using the training facilities at Aldershot Garrison is risible: the RMP simply do not have the manpower to do this and the other infantry battalions in the garrison would provide manpower in coordination with CIVPOL. I imagine the Garrison RSM might also have something to say about it, not to mention Division HQ staff.
In short, it reads more like the 'Diary of a Walt' than anything else.


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