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Auraglow Large Wireless Motion Sensor Garden Path Outdoor Night Light Battery Powered LED Security Lamp
Auraglow Large Wireless Motion Sensor Garden Path Outdoor Night Light Battery Powered LED Security Lamp
Offered by Safield Dist. Ltd
Price: £39.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good depending on your needs, 20 Oct 2014
Length:: 1:44 Mins

♦ Introduction ♦

A bright outdoor garden lamp which activates by sensing motion at night time.

Rather than using rechargeable batteries, the lamp is operated by four 'D' sized batteries (not included).

It also claims to be fully weatherproof meaning the internal components will remain safe and away from damage from bad weather.

Depending on your use, this makes for a great little lamp be it for lighting up your pathways or to add as a little "security" lamp.

♦ Packaging, Box Contents & Recommended Items ♦

Packaging is very minimalistic; it's a blank white box with a stickered label stuck on it. If you're buying it for yourself then it may not bother you as long as it keeps the product safe, which it does, however it's always nice to have a nicely presented packaging.

- Box Contents: Garden Lamp | Spike | Mount Base | Screws x2 | Instruction Manual.

Product Dimensions: 8.5" tall & 12cm in diameter.

- Recommended: D Size Batteries Pack of 4 (1.5V)*.

Depending on the quality of batteries used, it should last 3,000 activations. If you were to activate this 5 times every day, it should technically last for 21 months before needing battery replacement.

♦ Set-Up & Results ♦

- Set-Up:

First of all you'll need to insert the batteries which you can do so by removing the bottom cover & battery cover. Once the batteries have been inserted and the covers have been put back on, you have two attachments to choose from if you wish to fix it onto a surface:

Mount base: This attachment has two small holes for screws to go through, this allows you to fix this lamp onto a surface. Just make sure you know where the sensor will be pointing to; best way is by attaching the lamp onto the base first, then see where the location of the screw holes are.

Spike: With this attachment, you can securely insert the lamp into the ground such as a grassy area. The spike goes about 6-inches into the ground.

Once placed you're all good to go. The light will only activate in dark conditions when something triggers the sensor. The light will stay lit-up as long as there is movement within the sensor area, if not the light will stay on for 22 seconds before it starts dimming down.

- Results:

The furthest away I could get from the sensor before it stopped detecting me was about 2.2m away, which is just over two-thirds of the advertised 3m range. The instruction manual also states the sensor detection angles are 60° x-axis and 100° y-axis which does seem a bit off too, though it's hard to measure accurately.

Though the lamp looks great at night when lit-up; it produces a nice bright daylight-white (about 5500k) which shines 360° around the lamp. The lamp illuminates the area really well up to a 1m radius and is acceptable at 2m. After 2m it gets dark quite quickly which is why the sensor only detecting me from 2.2m away didn't really bother me.

- In-Use:

People are going to get different results depending on where how they plan to use this lamp.

If you this lamp placed by a path and want it to be activated when walking from either direction, then I really can't recommend this lamp. This is down to the sensor detection angle not being the best, this means it will light up as you walk past it, by that time what's the point of having a light when you've got this far already, right? Sure you can put it further away from the path so that the radius would be a little larger at the point of the path, however you can only put it so far away from the path until light becomes unusable.

For those who want a lamp to activate from one direction, then this is perfect as you can just angle the sensor across the path more so it will activate as you're walking towards it.

But here's my situation: My back door is almost 4 meters away from my garage door, linking up the two is a path which is very hard to see at night. Placing the lamp at the halfway mark makes all areas I need to see when it's dark, visible. Unfortunately as I need it to detect me from both ways, that's where my problem lies. If this lamp had multiple sensors, that would solve everything.

♦ Overall Opinion ♦

The lamp itself is really good looking when lit-up and produces a nice glowing light that illuminates its close proximity. I do think the angle & range of the lamps sensor can limit its use & practicality depending on your placement situation.

I couldn't recommend this to those who require a wider detection range to detect both sides of a pathway, but is suitable for those who want to light a pathway leading up to something like a doorway and doesn't need it to be activated from the other direction.

Overall it's a decent lamp, I just think people's experiences may vary due to different uses.

✔ Pros:
✓ Decent Price.
✓ Looks good.
✓ Nice glow of light.

✖ Cons:
✘ Range & angle not quite as advertised.
✘ Results may vary depending on situation.

► Note: I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.

ARCTIC Home Charger 4500 - High Performance 4 Port USB Charger for Smartphones, Tablets and other USB Devices - Supports USB 3.1 (USB Power Delivery Profil 1)
ARCTIC Home Charger 4500 - High Performance 4 Port USB Charger for Smartphones, Tablets and other USB Devices - Supports USB 3.1 (USB Power Delivery Profil 1)
Offered by ARCTIC GmbH
Price: £11.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Use it all the time, 15 Oct 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
♦ Introduction ♦

The `Home Charger 4500' by ARCTIC is a small and sleek looking wall 4-way USB charger with
USB 3.1 support (for faster charging), that provides a great way of charging multiple devices at once.

With an output of 4500mA (4.5A) and a max output of 2900mA per port, you're not going
to hinder the charging process of any device that's charging at the same time from this one unit.

One very important thing this product promises is the "Worry-free Charging", which ensures safe
charging due to its "thermal, short circuit, over-current and over-voltage protection".

♦ What's In The Box? ♦

Inside the packaging, you should find the Home Charger 4500 & a user manual.

No charging cables are included as you should have the appropriate cables required
to charge your devices already.

♦ Specifications ♦

Input: AC 110-240V 50/60Hz.

Output: DC 5V, up to 2,900mA per Port, combined 4,500mA.

Dimensions: 75mm(H) x 53mm(W) x 27mm(L) / 56mm(L-Including the Plug).

Warranty: 2 Years.

♦ Using the Product ♦

The black ports are apparently compatible with all USB devices and enables fast charge to smartphones of every major manufacturer, whereas the orange ports are configured to enable fast charge tablets & smartphones.

Using the HC4500 is very simple, just plug the unit into your mains, insert the appropriate USB cable into one of the ports located on the HC4500 and finally insert the cable into the device you want to charge.

When the HC4500 is powered up or is connected to a device, there will be an LED light to signal different power/charging situations:

♦ Centre LED On: The HC4500 is receiving power.
♦ Centre LED Flashing: The HC4500 is delivering more than a total of 4000mA.
♦ Centre LED Off: No power is being received to the HC4500.

♦ LED "lightning bolt" icon flashing: Total output is below 1000mA.
♦ LED "lightning bolt" icon static: Between 1100mA & 2000mA is being output.
♦ LED "lightning bolt" icon fast flashing: Over 2000mA is being output.
♦ LED "lightning bolt" icon off: Either no device is connected or the device has been charged.

I've had multiple devices charging all at one time (smartphone and two cameras) and it seemed to do the job perfectly fine.

For each port being used, each indication was corresponding to each port correctly to let me know the devices status.

There was also no sign of the HC4500 overheating whilst/after charging.

♦ Power Efficiency ♦

Not only can it be more expensive buying multiple chargers (depending on the brand etc...), you're using more power outlets which means there are less sockets available which could be taken up by something else, and you'll be using more energy.

My friend who's an electrician explained to me clearly why using this one charger which has four USB ports, actually uses less electricity than four chargers with only one USB port would:

"In each charger there are diodes and transformers. Diodes use a small amount of the voltage to operate, and the transformers are unable to transform 100% of the input voltage to the output.

So by using four chargers that only features one USB port per unit, you're technically using a set of diodes and transformers per each USB port, which means the inefficiencies are quadrupled in comparison to using the HC4500.".

In a time where most people are tightening on their electricity bills, this product should help to aid in such issue in the long run.

♦ Final Opinion ♦

To get straight to the point, I absolutely love this product, no longer do I need to rely on multiple charging units (which normally come with only one or two USB charging ports). This means you can keep track of where all your devices are being charged at as they're all in one place, you're also freeing up other power outlets as well as saving power in the long run, so what's there not to like?

Another positive thing is when I have friends & family around (who most own a smartphone or other USB device), most argue to whether who's using my one and only mains USB charger that has one port, so now I have a device that will reduce all the squabbles.

I know this charger may not please everyone, some may disagree with me when it comes to keeping everything together, and would argue that having all devices in one place is just going to amount to one mass of clutter, which is fair enough to say, but I hope the majority would agree with me when I say it's much more convenient having everything in one area, and if clutter is such an issue, just plug it into an area where it's more appropriate and not much of an eyesore.

Overall, I believe this product is available for a very reasonable price and is something I would definitely recommend.

► Note: I originally received this product in exchange for an unbiased review, I have since purchased another because I love it so much (got one for upstairs and the other downstairs).

Psyc Wave S1 Wireless Bluetooth Overear Heaphones with Microphone
Psyc Wave S1 Wireless Bluetooth Overear Heaphones with Microphone
Offered by 7dayshop Limited (VAT Registered)
Price: £28.07

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good sound quality considering the price, 10 Oct 2014
Length:: 3:14 Mins

♦ Introduction ♦

The Wave S1's by Psyc falls in the higher range of budget Bluetooth headphones available on the market.

With these headphones you can connect to your audio devices and listen to music wirelessly as well as answering phone calls too.

These have an operating time of around 8 hours on a full charge and has a foldable design making them easy to store away in a bag.

♦ Packaging Style & Box Contents ♦

I was very impressed by the packaging of this product; they've gone for a style which is similar to how you'd find a pair of beats headphones packaged, accept the front flap is kept closed by a magnet.

Once opened, the contents literally slide out with ease, no fuss, no stress, just straight to the product!

Inside the box you will find the 'Wave S1' headphones, a micro USB cable and an instruction manual.

It's always advisable to charge up rechargeable devices before use, with this one it recommends a first charge of 4 hours then 3 hours for each time you need to recharge the battery.

You will have to plug the headphones into a powered USB port such as on a computer or USB AC adaptor via the included micro USB cable.

♦ Connecting with Audio Devices ♦

Some Bluetooth headphones have a line-in port as well so you can connect an audio device via wire, this one has no such option, so it's purely for Bluetooth purposes only.

To turn the headphones on, just hold down the play button for a few seconds until a light starts flashing on the side, this will not only mean it's now turned on, but also it can be searched for on your Bluetooth audio device such as a smartphone; you'll want to search for the device named 'Psyc' and connect. Just make the device your using is on max volume so you can adjust the volume properly through the headphones.

♦ Usability, Comfort & Sound Quality ♦

Its controls are all on the right-hand side of the headphones and is really simply laid out; it took me barely a minute to get used to where everything was.

The control panel allows your to pause/play songs, adjust volume, skip tracks and answer/end/reject calls.

Comfort isn't too bad at all. Whilst the headband could have had a bit more padding, the artificial leathered ear-cushions are very soft indeed. I could handle wearing the headphones for about 45min before I have to give my ears a short break. As I'm a wearer of glasses the pressure when wearing headphones effect me more.

Sound quality is reasonably good across all ranges as long as you don't max out the volume completely, otherwise it's very clear and can deliver a nice kick of bass too.

♦ Overall Opinion ♦

These are a decent pair of headphones that comes with a fair asking price-tag. If you don't want to splash out a tonne of money for a pair of Bluetooth headphones whilst not sacrificing too much on sound quality, then these are a great choice.

✔ Pros:
✓ Affordable Price.
✓ Great Packaging.
✓ Decent Sound.
✓ Fairly stylish.

✖ Cons:
✘ Exterior feels a little cheap, but not so much that it would break very easily.
✘ Uses outdated Bluetooth version 2.1, but at least it still does the job. Version 4.0 is apparently more energy efficient.

► Note: I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.
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Sony SEL50F18 E 50mm f/1.8 OSS E Mount Lens for NEX Series
Sony SEL50F18 E 50mm f/1.8 OSS E Mount Lens for NEX Series
Price: £199.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another quality lens by Sony, 10 Oct 2014
I've only recently started getting into advanced photography, so I'm quite a novice when it comes to understanding all these different lenses, so the lens chart on the product page came in handy to see which lens is best used in a certain situation.

After being highly impressed with the quality of Sony's 30mm macro lens, I wanted to upgrade my camera even further with this 50mm F1.8 lens which is apparently very good for not only portrait photos, but use in lower lighting conditions too.

Anyway, this lens is well packed in a fairly small box which also comes with an instruction manual, guarantee document & a lens hood (which I can only seem to attach when not using a filter).

With this lens, you do need to stand further away from the subject you're taking a photo of compared to a normal standard lens, which if you're not used too, you will do so very quickly, it's just a matter of getting used to it.

Image quality I found to be fantastic, I took a photo of my friends dog indoors with no flash and the results were brilliant, you get a very sharp image of the subject you're focusing on whilst the background is nicely blurred (If you're using the lower aperture of course).

Definitely a lens I would recommend!

#NOTE: There are two colours available: Silver or Black.

Wind Rises (Collector's Edition) - Double Play [Blu-ray + DVD]
Wind Rises (Collector's Edition) - Double Play [Blu-ray + DVD]
Dvd ~ Hayao Miyazaki
Price: £21.50

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Not the best Ghibli film, but certainly the best looking for sure, 3 Oct 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Length:: 2:24 Mins

I tried to keep my expectations as neutral as possible, the last thing I wanted to happen was not enjoying the movie because I had over-hyped it. It was a pretty hard thing to do as I'm a big Ghibli fan.

When it comes to the animation I just couldn't keep my eye's off the TV screen; the animation was utterly beautiful and the music composed by Joe Hisaishi really kept me in awe all the way through the film.

Although story wise it isn't the best Ghibli film out there, the story was still very enjoyable, it delivers a variety of emotions from happy to sad but also has some pretty funny moments too.

I honestly would recommend this film, mainly on Blu-Ray so you can truly appreciate how stunning this film is.


Versions Available: DVD | Blu-ray + DVD (Standard Edition) | Blu-ray + DVD (Collector's Edition).

I bought both the normal DVD version & the collectors DVD/Blu-Ray combo because I like collecting both versions for some reason...

Anyway, the DVD version only has 'Feature Storyboards' & 'Trailers and TV Spots', whereas the Blu-Ray version has both of these with an additional 'Announcement of the Completion of the Film' special feature.

Furthermore, the collectors edition compared to the normal DVD/Blu-Ray combo has no additional special features; what you're getting is a slip-case with different artwork with a matte finish, then you have a cardboard case with printed artwork all over it. Inside you'll get 5 Wind Rises postcards.

► Note: I've included an unboxing video for the collectors edition. In the video, I also talk about the differences between the DVD & Blu-Ray versions.
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Philips BT9280/33 Series 9000 Laser Guided Beard Trimmer
Philips BT9280/33 Series 9000 Laser Guided Beard Trimmer
Price: £79.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Not a perfect trimmer, but does do a good job, 2 Oct 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
♦ Introduction ♦

The Philips BT9280 is a slimline and lightweight trimmer with a twist. Not only does it have an adjustable trimming length of 0.4mm-7mm, it has a retractable laser which projects a straight line onto the area you're planning to tiding up. This helps to produce a much accurate and better looking boarder to your beard.

♦ Box Contents ♦

Main Unit | Beard Comb | Detailed Comb | Cleaning Brush | Mains Charging Cable | Instruction Manual*.

*The instruction manual could have been done so much better. Philips went for the basic route by just having diagrams when they should have included a description along with it.

There is no information to let the consumer know the difference between the two combs, so for those who don't know:

- Detailed comb: Great for trimming down big bulks of hair.

- Beard comb: Use this for the smaller jobs when grooming your beard.

It also doesn't come with a travel case, I'm sure it wouldn't have been so hard to include one.

♦ Product in Use ♦

Personally, I found this product very comfortable and easy to use. The comb attachments clip on and off with ease and the lengths are easily adjustable by simply twisting the red middle part. I got really good results trimming my beard to the desired length using the included combs.

The retractable laser is a really cool feature to have on a trimmer, just be wary of where you're pointing it (either direct line of sight or reflected from a mirror etc...), whilst it's only a class 1 laser, it can give you a good dazzling which may cause brief discomfort to your eyes.

The laser definitely helps when it comes to lining up the boarders of your beard which decreases the chance of it being wonky, though I did have an issue with the trimmer missing quite a few hairs meaning multiple retries. I normally use manual shavers and beard trimmers with a hair comb, so it may be down to me not being used to using it.

One thing which is a big bonus to me is that the trimmer is waterproof, I've broke a couple of trimmers in the past by accidentally dropping them into the bath...

Furthermore it only takes an hour to charge which will give you 1 hour back in cordless use.

♦ Overall Opinion ♦

Having a laser on a trimmer is actually a very good idea; some may like it and others wont, however I love it.

It's not a perfect trimmer but does do a good job.

✔ Pros:
✓ It has a darn laser!
✓ Waterproof.
✓ Easy to clean.
✓ Sleek design.
✓ Quick to charge.
✓ Easy to adjust trim length.
✓ Trims well with comb attachments.
✓ Rotatable head for narrower trimming.
✓ 2 Year Warranty.

✖ Cons:
✘ Poor instruction manual.
✘ No travel case.
✘ Trimming with no comb doesn't always get all the hairs.

Whitening Toothpaste. Black. Beverly Hills Formula Perfect White Black Toothpaste 2-pack with Activated Charcoal.
Whitening Toothpaste. Black. Beverly Hills Formula Perfect White Black Toothpaste 2-pack with Activated Charcoal.
Price: £8.90

5.0 out of 5 stars Really good toothpaste, 2 Oct 2014
I was approached with a sample of this black toothpaste to review, it's supposed to have great whitening properties which is what I normally go for in a toothpaste, so decided to give it a shot.

The toothpaste doesn't exactly look appetizing when it comes out of the tube, it looks very similar to tar, but don't let this fool you. The texture seems like the average toothpaste, the mint flavour isn't overpowering and I didn't find there to be a bad after taste either.

I normally use Oral-B's Pro Expert All Round Protection Toothpaste for quite awhile now and it really doesn't live up to the hype that's advertised about it. With the Beverly Hills Formula black toothpaste however, after a weeks use I've actually noticed a difference to the whitening of my teeth, they actually look much cleaner which I was pleased about. Don't expect pearly whites though. I honestly don't think there's a toothpaste out there that can actually achieve those kind of results. Over the years I've tried loads of different types whitening toothpastes and have never achieved the perfect white that is always advertised, but at least with this toothpaste, I think it's done the best job so far.

Bare in mind results may vary depending on how you brush and what you brush with. I use Oral-B's Pro 6000 Electric Toothbrush and will make sure to brush for a full 2 minutes.

To see whether it's just me who prefers the toothpaste, I got a couple of family members to use it over the week also and they seem to really like it. I can see myself buying more once my samples have been used up.

► Note: I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.

Zalman ZM-NC3 Ultra Quiet Cooler for Up to 17 inch Laptop
Zalman ZM-NC3 Ultra Quiet Cooler for Up to 17 inch Laptop
Offered by Computerxtreme
Price: £23.64

5.0 out of 5 stars Why... Why didn't I get this sooner!?, 30 Sep 2014
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
There seems to be a major issue of product review cross-overs, so it's probably best for me to state that I purchased the Zalman ZM-NC3 Ultra Quiet Cooler for Up to 17 inch Laptop.

I have a fairly old 17" laptop which I'll rest on my lap. It's not too long before I have to place it onto of a pillow due to the heat starts almost burning my legs, but even then my laptop produces enough heat for it to go through the pillow! I spent ages sieving through various laptop cooling pad and came across this one.

Well, it's been a delight! My 17" laptop fits on top just fine and the USB cable that has to be plugged into the laptop technically doesn't use up one port as you can plug a USB device into the other end of it.

Once plugged in, the fan will start up when your laptop gets powered on. The fan's noise is at the very minimum and does a great job in preventing not only my laptop from overheating, but my legs too.

Since purchasing this cooling pad, it has allowed me to prolong my usage on the laptop without me feeling uncomfortable. For the price too, who can argue!?

Would highly recommend.

Expower(R) Magic Led Dimond 8 Color Bluetooth Speaker with Powerful Sound and Remote Control
Expower(R) Magic Led Dimond 8 Color Bluetooth Speaker with Powerful Sound and Remote Control

5.0 out of 5 stars Adds some ambience to your music, 26 Sep 2014
♦ Introduction ♦

This is a really unique looking speaker which will guarantee to mesmerise your guests/friends.

It has a crystal ball styled design and houses various coloured LED lights inside to give off a cool little light show to go with your music.

♦ Box Contents ♦

Speaker | Charging/Audio Cable | Instruction Manual.

*Can be charged by plugging it into a powered USB port. The cable also doubles as an audio cable so you can connect non-Bluetooth devices.

The speaker can last up to 6 hours depending on use on a 5 hour charge.

♦ Ease of the Speaker ♦

This speaker can be used connected to devices via wire or Bluetooth.

If you're connecting by wire, then you will have to use the included cable by plugging your device with the 3.5mm jack and the micro USB end into the speaker.

To connect by Bluetooth you will need to make sure the speaker is turned on and your connecting device has its Bluetooth features enabled and you are searching for devices, the speaker name should pop up as 'Color Ball'... Yep, American spelling of colour.

With Bluetooth connectivity, I always recommend making sure your devices volume is at its max and then adjust the volume thereafter on the speaker.

This speakers main settings are actually all on the included remote control. The remote allows you to adjust volume including muting and can skip/pause tracks etc... The remote also controls the lights where you can select to have one static colour or enable three different visualisations which seem to subtly flash to the beat of your music.

The LED lights are a great feature, however don't expect them to completely light the room.

♦ Sound Quality ♦

Sound quality is actually very clear, plus you can feel a bit of bass being kicked out too. When at its loudest volume, the highs can sound a little distorted, but it's not at an unbearable level.

As long as someone isn't expecting sound quality like you would get from a speaker that of above £60, I don't think anyone would be disappointed with the sound output this speaker produces considering its price.

♦ Overall Opinion ♦

If you're not too bothered about having a speaker with lights on it, then you're definitely looking at the wrong product. In fact you could get a speaker of similar sound quality for a bit cheaper, but if you want to add some style to your music, then this is a great speaker to have.

This speaker would also make a great gift to give to someone.

✔ Pros:
✓ Light feature is very cool and eye-catching.
✓ Multiple light features.
✓ Good sound quality.

✖ Cons:
✘ No buttons on the speaker, so if you lose the remote, you're stuffed!

► Note: I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.

Expower(R) New Release Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speakers with Suction Cup for Showers, Bathroom, Pool, Boat, Car, Beach, Outdoor. For All Devices with Bluetooth Capability + Siri Compatible - 5 Hours Playtime / with Built-in Mic for use as a Powerful Handsfree Speakerphone (Blue)
Expower(R) New Release Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speakers with Suction Cup for Showers, Bathroom, Pool, Boat, Car, Beach, Outdoor. For All Devices with Bluetooth Capability + Siri Compatible - 5 Hours Playtime / with Built-in Mic for use as a Powerful Handsfree Speakerphone (Blue)
Offered by Smart techonology
Price: £13.99

4.0 out of 5 stars A low budget waterproof speaker, 26 Sep 2014
Length:: 1:07 Mins

♦ Introduction ♦

A small waterproof Bluetooth speaker available at a very low price.

It comes in a variety of colours, so if you decide to get one you have plenty of choice: Black | White | Blue | Red | Green | Yellow.

Although portable, it's not really the type of speaker you'd find people bringing to the park, it's not exactly stylish however its main use it really for the bathroom.

♦ Box Contents ♦

Waterproof Speaker | Charging Cable* | Instruction Manual.

*The USB charging cable has a barrel type connector on the other end. It can be charged by plugging the USB end into a powered USB port.

Going by the manual, a full charge takes 3 hours and it can last up to 6, now that's plenty of shower time!

♦ Use of the Speaker ♦

The speaker can only be connected via Bluetooth and is findable once you've activated your chosen device's Bluetooth function and search for Bluetooth devices; the device name that should pop up is "2681".

All the buttons are located at the front of the speaker making them easily accessible.

The Bluetooth reception could be better to be honest. Not all the time, but has happened more than a few times the audio became a little choppy, this normally happened when the speaker hadn't had a good line of sight with the connected device for example; If I had the speaker on the shower wall in-front of me whilst the connected device was sitting on a surface behind, sometimes I would find the audio to go choppy for a few seconds before catching up.

As for the waterproof feature, it's DEFINITELY waterproof all right! Though it's marketed as waterproof, you're not going to be playing the speaker underwater, there's no point as it just drowns out the volume, but what if you're having a bath and somehow you accidentally knock it into the water, then you'll expect it to still work. Well, I completely submerged it underwater for about 5 minutes, I even flipped it around exposing the speaker holes more. No matter what I did it still pumped out music and continued to carry on working after.

♦ Sound Quality ♦

The sound is nothing special, it's just average but that's what to expect for such price. You'll find it does lack in bass but is pretty clear when it comes to everything else.

♦ Overall Opinion ♦

If you're looking for a speaker to place in your shower or bathroom that doesn't cost much at all and are not bothered about having the best sound quality, this is the one to go for.

✔ Pros:
✓ Waterproof.
✓ Sound is what you'd expect at such price.

✖ Cons:
✘ Bluetooth reception could be a bit better.

► Note: I received this product in exchange for an unbiased review.

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