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Stupidly Useful Heavy Duty Extra Large Vacuum Storage Bags - 5x Pack - Platinum 110 Micron Range - 100cm x 70cm XL Size
Stupidly Useful Heavy Duty Extra Large Vacuum Storage Bags - 5x Pack - Platinum 110 Micron Range - 100cm x 70cm XL Size
Offered by Neusu
Price: £21.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Definitely better quality and better value than the packmate one that ..., 30 April 2015
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Definitely better quality and better value than the packmate one that ripped apart after about a month of use in my campervan.


Samsung DA-E670 Speaker System, with Bluetooth,Airplay, Allshare - iPod, iPad & Galaxy.2.1 Compatible
Samsung DA-E670 Speaker System, with Bluetooth,Airplay, Allshare - iPod, iPad & Galaxy.2.1 Compatible
Price: £356.91

5.0 out of 5 stars Looks and sounds great, and was easy to setup, 8 July 2013
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I use this speaker in the kitchen, where it sits perfectly out of the way on top of a wall cupboard, using a bluetooth connection to a Nexus 7 tablet. I've been using it for a few weeks now, and am very pleased with it in every respect.


Closure, Limited and other Zombie Tales
Closure, Limited and other Zombie Tales
by Max Brooks
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

1.0 out of 5 stars More of a pamphlet than a book, 23 Feb. 2012
After reading the excellent WWZ I pre-ordered this title. I was sorely disappointed before I'd read a word - the book is so very, very short. Like this review.


Have 'em in the Chorus
Have 'em in the Chorus
Price: £1.58

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Single of the year!, 1 Aug. 2011
Geoff Leppard are amazing. One day their music will unite the planets, and bring forth meaningful communication with all beings from extra terrestrials to household pets. Recommended!


Samsung Series 5 Wi-Fi Chromebook (Arctic White)
Samsung Series 5 Wi-Fi Chromebook (Arctic White)

82 of 89 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A complete web experience, 9 July 2011
I took delivery of my Series 5 this morning which I guess makes me one of the first people to post a review who isn't a journalist.

The chromebook is simply brilliant. It is smaller, lighter, more portable and has a better battery than all but the most expensive laptops. It has a decent screen and keyboard that you can actually work on, unlike all but the most expensive netbooks. It undercuts both of these competitors massively on price. Any device that is an equivalent price will most likely have a poorer battery and screen resolution if nothing else. It can resume instantly, boots in 8 seconds and is more secure than most people could make any other computer. The downside to all this is that you can't install software, but this is far less limiting than you would first think. For most locally installed software there is now one or more pretty decent web based alternatives, and this is a growing trend. An increasing number of the latest HTML5 web applications can also support working offline too - this will soon be available in google docs, and I already have an offline note-taking application installed.

One web app that adds a huge amount of functionality - enough to sway some potential buyers - is ThinVNC. When installed on a Windows computer, it allows you to remote-desktop into it from a chromebook or any other modern web browser. If you occasionally need to use some client software, this is one great solution.

The keyboard is excellent, and having dedicated keys to toggle full-screen mode and switch between maximised windows (with cool sliding animation) makes it easy to have lots of tabs open and organise them usefully. It makes the screen feel bigger than it really is, and I'm surprised to say I don't really miss my old extended display setup.

A chromebook is not for everyone - a tablet is better for reading/watching in bed, a full size laptop is better if you really do need local software. However these devices are simply brilliant for working on the web from anywhere with a wifi or 3G connection.
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