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Huawei Wi-Fi Repeater
Huawei Wi-Fi Repeater
Price: £20.13

2.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't work, 18 Mar. 2014
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doesn't do what it says on the tin - avoid. Move your router closer and don't bother with this product.


Nintendo Power Adapter (Nintendo 3DS)
Nintendo Power Adapter (Nintendo 3DS)
Offered by eoutlet-uk
Price: £10.22

0 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Why is this not included with the 3DS?, 18 Mar. 2014
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When you buy a 3DS you will also need to buy this adapter separately - beware if you order a 3DS as there is no obvious indication that an additional purchase is required!

Very poor customer experience from Nintendo.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Apr 23, 2014 7:37 PM BST


Zalman ZM-NC1500-B Notebook Cooler
Zalman ZM-NC1500-B Notebook Cooler

5.0 out of 5 stars cools brilliantly; quiet and elegant, 27 July 2011
Pros:
- does what it says; cools and soothes hot laps and laptops
- quiet fans; hardly any discernable noise
- just plugs into your laptop's USB port - no config or drivers needed

Cons:
- None. Buy this if your laptop regularly gets too hot for comfort


SanDisk 8GB Micro Cruzer USB Flash Drive
SanDisk 8GB Micro Cruzer USB Flash Drive

4.0 out of 5 stars Flashing Flash Drive, 10 July 2009
Works fine, no problems. Case build quality is good.

If you are planning to use this for ReadyBoost, be aware there is a large, orange LED built into the case of the drive which will flash on/off constantly when the drive is being accessed (i.e. 100% of the time for ReadyBoost). This can be distracting so unless your USB port where you intend to plug this drive in is out-of-view, be prepared for an unremitting light show when using for ReadyBoost.


Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss
Offered by raregames4you
Price: £6.95

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant!, 24 Feb. 2003
The humourous animation, true-to-original characters, hidden surprises, engaging games and wonderful muscial score make this my 2 year old's all time favourite. Even the demos included with the software are excellent and playable in their own right!


Thomas & Friends: Building The New Line
Thomas & Friends: Building The New Line

24 of 24 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not enough good activities, 20 Feb. 2003
Having enjoyed the previous Thomas title ('Trouble on the Tracks'), I was looking forward to sitting my 2 year old son down in front of 'Building the New Line' and watching his face break into a smile and his hand eagerly reach for the mouse.
However, after installing the software (which seemed to take an overly long time), and playing with it over a weekend, I feel a bit disappointed about the number and quality of activities it includes.
While the sound, graphics and overall quality of the title, like its predecessor, is excellent, there are only a handful of activities which engage or educate my 2 year old. For example, 'building' the track is great; it encourages shape recognition and problem-solving: However, once that is complete, all the user is presented with is a few simple exercises, all of which amount to dragging and dropping crates/haystacks/oildrums/etc off the track or in to the engines' truck.
Despite sporting a number of different options within the activities, these are at best cosmetic, and do not affect the nature of the activity at all.
This over-reliance on simple drag-and-drop activites with no problem-solving makes Building the New Line a bit of a let-down. The 2 year old is no longer reaching for the mouse but for a different CD-ROM.


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