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Sony PS4 Console (Black)
Sony PS4 Console (Black)
Price: £329.00

8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars great, 2 Dec. 2013
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Sony PS4 Console (Black) (Console)
I've purchased the gamer pack with 2 controllers, Killzone, and a camera. In addition I also have a a cond hand Vita purchased especially for this console and a PS Plus subscription.

The console was quick to set-up and easy to navigate. If you want TV services, the likes of Lovefilm and iPlayer are available to download. So far, the camera is a bit of a gimmick and doesn't add much more than a few minutes entertainment with the Playroom app.

So far, the games have been good. With PS plus you get a couple of free games from the start with more promised over the life of the subscription. I also have Killzone and Battle field 4. These both show big technological improvements over the PS3 despite it Benny early days for the console. All 4 games played work perfectly with the Vita as well.

Of you have a smartphone, an app allotted you to use it as a controller for the menus or a keyboard for text entry. This works fairly well but could be a bit better.

Finally, I have a USB powered headset from my PS3 that uses optical input for the sound source. This works perfectly well as a headset in the PS4 but be aware that, at the current time, remote play will not work from standby mode when the headset is USB connected as the PS4 startup asks who is using the headset before the connection to the Vita is established.


Expower(R) New release Black Wireless Charging Pad QI Standard Charger for Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 5 and Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 7 tablet 2013 version Samsung galaxy Note4 note3 S5 and S4 and other QI Device
Expower(R) New release Black Wireless Charging Pad QI Standard Charger for Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 5 and Nexus 4 and Google Nexus 7 tablet 2013 version Samsung galaxy Note4 note3 S5 and S4 and other QI Device

4.0 out of 5 stars using with Nexus 4, 2 Oct. 2013
Charging pad is about the size of a mobile phone and has a colour changing led at the bottom to indicate status among with a micro USB input for power which will work with existing USB chargers as well as PCs with the correct output voltage.

The charger works well and my phone doors not get too hot. I've had no issues with positioning that seems to be a problem on some other QI chargers.

One major issue for me though is that it gives off a loud beep when charging starts so I can't use it as a bed side device as hoped. It is also with noting that mine did not come with a UK plug. It did however include a travel pouch and a small stylus.


Kryptonite Bike Lock & Flex Cable
Kryptonite Bike Lock & Flex Cable
Price: £24.68

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars poor lock, 3 Aug. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bar is secure enough but lock can be difficult to poem and close at times. Ketty also send like it could snap.


TP-Link TL-PA511KIT 500 Mbps Gigabit Powerline Adapter - Twin Pack
TP-Link TL-PA511KIT 500 Mbps Gigabit Powerline Adapter - Twin Pack
Offered by BESTBUYIT
Price: £35.58

4.0 out of 5 stars hd movie streams, 3 Aug. 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I'm using this from 2 extension leads so speed much lower than 500 (as expected). However it works very well with my nas drive and allows HD movies to stream without stuttering.


Soundfreaq SFQ-04 Sound Kick Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Soundfreaq SFQ-04 Sound Kick Portable Bluetooth Speaker
Offered by Emax
Price: £79.95

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good mostly portable speaker, 7 Jun. 2013
First off I have to admit to buying this for an almost give away cheap price (even though the shop's own website had it at more than 3 times the price I paid).

I was looking for a device that would be mostly used within the home but had to be effortlessly portable. If it was too big I knew that it would not be taken from room to room as intended. If it was too small then the risk of it being unusable for music was too great. This speaker is just right in that respect but may be too if for those who want a device to take out and about.

Sound quality has been pretty good. A few heavy rock tracks have felt out of place on it but this has been more to do with the quality loss caused by Bluetooth than the speakers themselves. Compared to TV sets, my DAB radio , and some of the cheap stereos I have this is in a different league. It isn't going to stand up to a hi-fi speaker set up of course (far from it).

Ease of use wise this has simple Bluetooth pairing with no pass code required and buttons to change tracks and pause. The eq mode does help as well.

My main negatives are that it has no volume indicator and no indicator for the eq mode. The latter though is displayed in the remote control app (Android and IOS). The app is a little crude but is useful for volume control and also to power off the speaker.


Foscam FI8910W Pan & Tilt IP/Network Camera with Two-Way Audio and Night Vision (White)
Foscam FI8910W Pan & Tilt IP/Network Camera with Two-Way Audio and Night Vision (White)
Price: £55.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Great value and functionality, 27 Nov. 2012
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Works well. Built in web server for viewer, settings, ftp, emails, and dynamic ip sync makes the cameras easy to use without a permanently in pc. Thus works well with Symbology NAS drives and I have found some decent Android apps that give pan and tilt plus 2 way audio via my mobile phone. Picture is decent and night vision works well.

Only downsides are the short(ish) power cable and the slightly larger size needed to cater for the pan and tilt.


Y-cam YCK003 Knight SD Night Vision IP Camera
Y-cam YCK003 Knight SD Night Vision IP Camera

4.0 out of 5 stars ip wifi cam with nightvision, 3 May 2012
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Using this with a Synology NAS drive. These work very well together.

Set-up was reasonably easy and picture quality is good for the resolution. I've not tried the internet links or notifications as the NAS drive covers it. MicroSD gives additional comfort as a detection backup source. Built in motion detection is good but gives a few false positives.


HTC Flyer 7 inch Tablet PC (16GB, WiFi, Android)
HTC Flyer 7 inch Tablet PC (16GB, WiFi, Android)

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars little gem, 21 Feb. 2012
I had my eye on this for a while but could not justify the cost. The recent price cut though (to 200-250) makes this a bargin.

Web browser is fast and handles flash well. I've tried plenty of games including OnLive and have been happy with everything so far.

The stylus works very well but the built in notes app doesn't use it very well. Luckily the apps market has a number of apps that have an n-trig stylus only mode. My favorite is LectureNotes as it gives a good level of zoom and very smooth inking. I've used this to replace a notepad at work. The built in app has less smooth ink but does make it easy to add audio recordings of your meetings and also annotate screen shots. This latter feature is good for web pages. All sync with Evernote.

Another bonus is that this can charge via USB.

One negative is that the device is a little thick compared to the Apple and Samsung alternatives.

Note: this device needed 3 to 4 system updates before te latest O/S was installe. You ned theseupdates before the stylus becomes usable as a mouse.


Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Limited Edition (PS3)
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Limited Edition (PS3)
Offered by findprice
Price: £6.40

4.0 out of 5 stars GOTY potential, 6 Nov. 2011
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
Loved this game. I played it through slowly going for as much stealth as possible and without use of any lethal weapons (bar boss fights). The game felt like something between SplinterCell and Metal Gear Solid. The key appeal points that appeal are the level of choice for each task and the fact that your character isn't invincible. Only 4 star due to the poor boss battles that feel impossible until you realise that just rushing in with a few explosives makes them impossibly easy to defeat


Remote Switch Control Cable Shutter with Locking for Sony alpha A100 A200 A300 A350 A400 A450 A500 A550 A700 A850 A900 A33 A35 A55,A57,A65,A77 A99 Minolta as Sony RM-S1AM & Minolta RC-1000L.
Remote Switch Control Cable Shutter with Locking for Sony alpha A100 A200 A300 A350 A400 A450 A500 A550 A700 A850 A900 A33 A35 A55,A57,A65,A77 A99 Minolta as Sony RM-S1AM & Minolta RC-1000L.
Offered by BV-electronics
Price: £3.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars why pay more, 31 July 2011
Cheap and works perfectly.

I'm using this on an A33. This is an occasional use item for me so the official version seems a bit pricey. This one though was so priced at at level where no justification is required as to whether you should have one.


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