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Overboard Classic Waterproof Backpack Bag - Black, 30 Litres
Overboard Classic Waterproof Backpack Bag - Black, 30 Litres
Price: £36.66

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic., 28 Jun. 2015
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Love it. Opened flat measures 50cm x 70cm. Closed drops to about 55cm. Depth is about 15cm but it bulges more if you need to without any problem. It is more spacious than I thought, which is great, it has a single big compartment inside, material is all rubber, completely waterproof (some parts have an extra nylon layer for nice looks). Convenient side pocket for a bottle, and 3 hooks on the front to hang more stuff. Also comes with a carabine and a metal ring (useful to hang your keys on one of the hooks).

I can easily fit two kayak seats for the Sevylor SK100 DS (with some room left for food), or two drop-stitch floors for Sevylor SK100 DS plus a big hand pump 2800 cm^3 ... I'll probably buy another one so both me and my wife can carry all the bits for our two SK100 DS (drop-stick floors, pump, seats, etc), except paddles and main kayak body. Previously we were hassling strapping all that on the bikes with bungee cords.

The shoulder straps are wide and padded but could have had a little more padding (I'm a little skinny), though I'm not bothered since our main usage would be to carry the kayak bits to the river while cycling.


Samsung Galaxy A5 SIM-Free Smartphone - Black
Samsung Galaxy A5 SIM-Free Smartphone - Black
Offered by Alpha Com
Price: £229.00

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it - great screen and battery lasts for ages!, 19 Jun. 2015
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Absolutely love it. Slim, light, and the battery lasts for AGES because the screen resolution is lower 1280x720 (*) AND because it's AMOLED so black really means black, as in not lit, as in virtually no power draw; the CPU is also modest (1.2 GHz quad-core) but Android feels very very snappy compared to my old Galaxy S2 (1.2 GHz dual-core).

This allows me to get 3 days with 5h of active screen time and more than 1h call time. 3G mobile active all the time (I don't put it on airplane mode during the night) and Wifi active all the time except when the screen is off -- note that Wifi turns off only 15 mins after the screen turns off, not immediately.

Don't believe me? Check the attached screenshots of my actual Galaxy A5 from last week: 3.5 DAYS, 6.5 HOURS OF SCREEN TIME, 38 MINS OF CALLS ... that's pretty darn impressive for such a slim and light phone.

The screen has much nicer colors and wider viewing angles than all LCD IPS based screens I've tried, e.g. Xperia Z3 ... the contrast is heaps better due to the deeper blacks, and I haven't yet had problem with brightness outside in sunlight.

It's also narrow and slim enough for me to operate with one hand (I couldn't say the same about the Xperia Z3 or the Galaxy S5) so to me it truly has the perfect size. The aluminum body feels great, much nicer than the plastic phones.

It's a great phone. Get it now, you won't be disappointed! :)

(*) Why all this hype for super high resolution on tiny devices? If the naked eye can't notice it, what's the point?
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Silverhill Tools ATKMSK Micro and Nano SIM adapter set for smart phones, including Sim Vault
Silverhill Tools ATKMSK Micro and Nano SIM adapter set for smart phones, including Sim Vault
Offered by SortedBits
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great, 19 Jun. 2015
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Working well, didn't mess up anything. The margins are quite sharp so if you're worried abou ti possibly bending the phone's contacts, then just file the sharp edges off a little with a nail file (make then slightly more round).


daydream 2-in-1 Grey Travel Neck Pillow with Microbeads
daydream 2-in-1 Grey Travel Neck Pillow with Microbeads
Price: £10.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Very nice., 19 Jun. 2015
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Great little stuff. I use it for all sorts of purposes and feels great. Just make sure you don't flatten the beads between your fingers (they are polystyrene, not plastic, and will remain flattened which no longer give support).


Rii Mini i7 Wireless - Media remote with Gyro Mouse for Smart TV, Mini PC (Android - Raspberry Pi), PC (Windows - Mac - Linux), Console (PS4 - Xbox ONE - PS3 - Xbox 360), Tablet (Android - Windows)
Rii Mini i7 Wireless - Media remote with Gyro Mouse for Smart TV, Mini PC (Android - Raspberry Pi), PC (Windows - Mac - Linux), Console (PS4 - Xbox ONE - PS3 - Xbox 360), Tablet (Android - Windows)
Offered by DM SOLUZIONI ICT
Price: £19.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Not good for XBMC / Kodi, 19 Jun. 2015
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EDIT 24-06-2015: I could have a dud, but it now squeals! No joking, it started making a high pitched sound for 30 seconds after pressing any button. Loud enough to be annoying if it's close by and no (louder) movie is playing. I'd return it if I still had the original box.

I bought this for XBMC / Kodi and it has some quirks in there:

- Home button does nothing by default. You must edit userdata/keymaps/keyboard.xml and add the following to activate Home screen (I personally set it to toggle full screen):

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<keymap>
<global>
<appcommand>
XBMC.ActivateWindow(Home)
<!-- ToggleFullScreen -->
</appcommand>
</global>
</keymap>

- Play/Pause button sometimes mutes the audio (when pressed after a longer inactive period), but this may be a bug in Kody 15 beta 2 that I'm using, Kodi debug logging shows keyboard key F8 pressed then PlayPause pressed. I just disabled F8 in Kodi by adding the following in userdata/keymaps/keyboard.xml:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<keymap>
<global>
<keyboard>
<f8>noop</f8>
</keyboard>
</global>
</keymap>

- The power button cannot be configured in Kodi, it's the same as pressing the power button on your PC (in Windows you can configure it to do nothing if you wish, so you avoid pressing it by mistake while watching a movie ... it's right next to the play/pause button)


DUSIEC front cycle light bracket,Flashlight bracket,Torch mount suitable for LENSER 8407-P7/T7/SUPFIRE C-8 and other flashlights with 22 to 30-millimeter diameter handles
DUSIEC front cycle light bracket,Flashlight bracket,Torch mount suitable for LENSER 8407-P7/T7/SUPFIRE C-8 and other flashlights with 22 to 30-millimeter diameter handles
Offered by Zuwitdirect
Price: £3.19

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't wate your money if you have a LED Lenser B7 / P7 / P7.2, 25 Feb. 2015
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This is advertised as a LED Lenser P7 holder but it really isn't. First, you have to apply quite a lot of force to push it in, and when you manage you realize that the P7 or P7.2 doesn't stay in there securely. A big bumps will knock the P7 right off.

Also, it's identical to the following product yet 5x more expensive: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00ADLUDSA


LED Lenser P7.2 Pro Torch (Black) - 320 Lumen - Model 9407 Boxed Edition
LED Lenser P7.2 Pro Torch (Black) - 320 Lumen - Model 9407 Boxed Edition
Price: £34.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Just fantastic. Don't waste your money on cheap torches., 25 Feb. 2015
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Holy shmoly is this thing bright! And the wide setting is so uniform and pleasant. Button to change between bright and dim is big and rubberry (works great with gloves) and the focus is smooth and stays uniform at all stages. I was skeptical but took the plunge and boy am I impressed.

Don't waste your money on cheap "500 lumens" or "350 lumens" torches ... I have those and they are much less bright than this LED Lenser.


Premier Housewares Acacia Wood 4 Section Square Serving Dish - 5 x 20 x 20 cm
Premier Housewares Acacia Wood 4 Section Square Serving Dish - 5 x 20 x 20 cm
Price: £9.62

5.0 out of 5 stars Stylish and practical, 23 Feb. 2015
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Practical and stylish too. Very happy.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Ok, definitely not 350 lumens, shuts off during colder days, 23 Feb. 2015
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Fairly bright for the price, but definitely NOT 350 lumens. I have the much more expensive LED Lenser P7.2 which is 320 lumens and about twice as bright as this one.

However, I used it on my bike during colder days (still above 0C though) and it shuts off after about 10 mins. Happened every time I cycled during cold (3 times).

You get what you pay for. Can't really complain ...


COOLEAD- Black Slim USB External Blu-Ray Player External USB DVD RW Laptop Burner Drive + Free Microfiber Cloth
COOLEAD- Black Slim USB External Blu-Ray Player External USB DVD RW Laptop Burner Drive + Free Microfiber Cloth
Offered by COOLEAD
Price: £60.99

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars BEWARE - used, worn out drive inside which is also not under warranty, 11 Nov. 2014
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I bought this and the external plastic box looks new, it even has a warranty sticker. However, it was stuttering while playing new Bluray discs so I opened it up only to discover that the drive inside is far from new. See photos:

http://u.cubeupload.com/alexr/rWyxE2.jpg
http://u.cubeupload.com/alexr/wiGaMb.jpg
http://u.cubeupload.com/alexr/FZXMuv.jpg

- lots of scratches and bents, completely worn
- the warranty of the actual drive manufacturer is broken
- big hole in the middle, you can see the motor

To me this looks pretty serious. Note that this is not Amazon's fault who only fulfills the sell int his case.


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