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NERF N-strike Elite Bandolier Kit
NERF N-strike Elite Bandolier Kit
Offered by RedTag Event
Price: £13.80

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great fun and lots of play value for the Nerf ..., 5 Jan. 2015
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Great fun and lots of play value for the Nerf Gun addict in your household!
Well made and seems to be genuine Nerf.


Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)
Price: £8.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Fun and insightful book - if you're interested in how ..., 5 Jan. 2015
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Fun and insightful book - if you're interested in how data can help us understand human behaviour this is an approachable and quirky read.


XCSOURCE 500X 8-LED Zoom USB Digital Microscope Magnifier Endoscope Video Camera with 8LED for XP/Vista/7/8 TE050
XCSOURCE 500X 8-LED Zoom USB Digital Microscope Magnifier Endoscope Video Camera with 8LED for XP/Vista/7/8 TE050
Offered by XCSOURCE
Price: £22.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Useful small microscope, 5 Jan. 2015
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Useful small microscope, that overall I'd give a cautious thumbs up to as long as your expectations are realistic.. That said, it's clearly built to a price, and if you want fine and delicate adjustment and easily located driver software this may not be for you.

+ the stand allows fine focus adjustment- which is vital - I don't know how you would focus this device without the stand!.
+ the image when in focus is reasonably clear - as long as you remember this is a 640 x 480 resolution video image.
NB. (it would be nice to have higher resolution on higher quality PC screens - but I guess you need to remember the low price of the device.

- very limited documentation.
- SW is supplied on a mini CD - it is hard to find out where to download if from if you have a modern PC with no CD player.
(the USB microscope does not easily auto install on Windows 8 - you really need the driver / viewer SW to get a picture (you can use other video input aware SW as the USB scope will appear as a USB input device- but the included SW is easier and adds some measurement tools as well as video capture.
- the zoom control on the scope is too stiff so can not be adjusted one handed.
- there is no other focus control other than twisting the knob on the stand to fractionally raise or lower the scope. This adjustment is also rather stiff so it can be tricky (especially for children) to adjust and get clear focus (the focus needs to be very exact as there is very little depth of field (just like a normal traditional microscope)
- you need to remove the clear lower plastic to be able to focus the scope at higher zoom settings (it's easy enough to do - it twists off - but it is not clear that this is the case - and there is little documentation.


Alan Titchmarsh Ratchet Loppers with Extending Handles
Alan Titchmarsh Ratchet Loppers with Extending Handles

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Solid construction (without beign too heavy) and cuts really sizeable branches with ease, 23 Jun. 2014
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bought to replace some conventional (non ratchet) extending arm loppers where the cutting blade bent, these have been a far better buy.

they are solidly built but due to the alloy arms not to heavy. the slot stopper works well and quickly to adjust the handle length, and the ratchet mechanism allows you to cut very solid branches up of to a couple of inches without too much effort. I have cut back several very substantial bushes and small trees since purchase and the loppers look and work as well as new.

Recommended.


Intel 7260.HMWWB - Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Network Adaptor PCI Express Half Mini Card 802.11ac 2x2 Bluetooth 4.0 USB
Intel 7260.HMWWB - Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 Network Adaptor PCI Express Half Mini Card 802.11ac 2x2 Bluetooth 4.0 USB
Offered by am24okbuy 15-25 working days shipping
Price: £13.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Worked perfectly in 2013 Intel NUC, 23 Jun. 2014
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purchased via Amazon (normal excellent fast delivery) this slipped easily into place in the (tiny) chassis of the Intel NUC (Core i5) device, and worked perfectly as soon as I installed Windows 8.1

It is very tiny! indeed and takes a little bit of care to connect the two wireless aerial wires (the aerial wires were pre fitted in the NUC) you just needed to press clip them onto the wiirl3ss network adapter card.. but it wasn't a complex process.

The card found the drivers and connected to my wireless network with no trouble, and has worked reliably for the past week since fitting. Recommended.


Casio AQW-100-1AVEF Men's Resin Combi Watch
Casio AQW-100-1AVEF Men's Resin Combi Watch
Offered by WatchWarehouse
Price: £35.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great reliable watch looks good - works well - and lasts!, 15 April 2014
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Bough wondering what the quality and life would be - this watch is going strong years later and is worn almost every day.
Just back form a Spanish beach holiday its been subjected to sand, swimming, and as normal just keeps on working.

Positives =

Negatives? It's not always that


Black & Decker PV1805CN Limited Edition 18V Chrome Pivot Nose Dustbuster
Black & Decker PV1805CN Limited Edition 18V Chrome Pivot Nose Dustbuster
Offered by Tooled-Up
Price: £62.95

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the most usefull home gadgets!, 14 April 2014
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bough this on a whim some years ago now, but have been VERY pleased with it since.
Easy to re-charge on its stand, it's great to have a powerful vacuum to hand at any time.

It's very easy to empty and being bag-less, you don't have to spend more money on it over time (maybe I should have bought another filter by now - but it seems to work just fine tapping it out into the bin once in a while)
The adjustable length nozzle is handy - as is the ability to angle it differently - it has clearly been well designed and 'though through'

Can be a bit loud when vacuuming hard surfaces where the motor noise echo's... but it's normally done the job in just a few moments.


JVC HA-NC250 High Quality Noise Cancelling Headphones with Comfortable Ear Pads
JVC HA-NC250 High Quality Noise Cancelling Headphones with Comfortable Ear Pads
Offered by PROSPEROUS
Price: £77.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent purchase - used for many flights to great effect, 14 April 2014
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I bough these after looking at other (more costly) alternatives.. such as BOSE and I have no regrets at all.
used for at least 2 years (I forget the exact date I got them ) they are ideal for long distance flights and really do improve the listening experience to in flight movies or music markedly.

Like:
* They are comfortable, even over prolonged wear during several hour transatlantic flights
* Sound quality is good - and noise cancelling works well to tune out background hum
* Came with a good hard shell carrying case
* CAN still be used even if the battery runs flat (unlike I believe the BOSE)
- NB their battery life seems good too

Dislike? - nothing really... battery swap could be easer to do (you have to unclip one of the ear pads to access the compartment)


TeckNet® NEW Kindle 4 Premium Folio Case / Cover With Magnetic Clasp for NEW Amazon Kindle 4 / 6 inch / 2011 generation / Book Style - Includes Kindle Rear Protector - Brown
TeckNet® NEW Kindle 4 Premium Folio Case / Cover With Magnetic Clasp for NEW Amazon Kindle 4 / 6 inch / 2011 generation / Book Style - Includes Kindle Rear Protector - Brown

4.0 out of 5 stars Goood value for the origional kindle., 14 April 2014
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worked well for half the price of some of the other cases on the market.
bough some years ago - it's still looking smart and protecting my Kindle well.


Panasonic TX-L24E3B 24-inch Widescreen HD Ready LED TV with Freeview HD Tuner
Panasonic TX-L24E3B 24-inch Widescreen HD Ready LED TV with Freeview HD Tuner

4.0 out of 5 stars Good qulairty TV - high spec for a small screen, 14 April 2014
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bough as a TV for my elderly mother, this has been an excellent screen that gives a good picture and has solid build quality (and a nice good sized easy to use remote - important for someone with poor eyesight)

it's bee in daily use for a couple of years or more and is working as well now as when purchased. Panasonic make some excellent TV's in my experience (I have a 50" GT50 Plasma as well for my own use) and I'd recommend this to anyone needing a small space saving set.


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