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Pop Up Portable Mini Travel II Capsule Rechargeable Speaker For Iphone 5, iPod, Ipad and MP3 Players
Pop Up Portable Mini Travel II Capsule Rechargeable Speaker For Iphone 5, iPod, Ipad and MP3 Players
Offered by Betron Limited ( VAT Registered)
Price: 24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars brialliant!, 19 Sep 2013
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as per the other reviews, this is a super small speaker and great sounding considering the size and price... buy one!


BT Verve Plus 450 Single DECT Cordless Telephone with Answer Machine
BT Verve Plus 450 Single DECT Cordless Telephone with Answer Machine

3.0 out of 5 stars one faulty phones returned... otherwise good for price, 22 Aug 2012
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When working and call quality good BUT...

1st phone experienced sudden battery loss after ~15 mins call (from fully charged) after less than a month with no warnings. Amazon excellent service arranging replacement quickly and no repeat of problem yet with replacement.


The Wire : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] [2002] [2005]
The Wire : Complete HBO Season 1 [DVD] [2002] [2005]
Dvd ~ Dominic West
Price: 14.93

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent - persevere and it will reward, 6 Jun 2009
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As per some other reviews here, I'm a big fan of Sopranos and West Wing. The Wire is of a similar quality to these series and we found them essential viewing and always a case of 'just one more episode...'

At first the language and general style of the programme takes you a little while to become immersed, given that relationships, positions, politics, background etc become clear over time, rather than being fed up front into the storyline. However, after 2 or 3 episodes you'll be hooked.

Looking forward to series 2 now...


Panasonic DMC-FX01BB Digital Camera - Black [6MP, 3 X Optical Zoom] 2.5" LCD
Panasonic DMC-FX01BB Digital Camera - Black [6MP, 3 X Optical Zoom] 2.5" LCD

52 of 55 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent compact digital, 20 May 2006
Bought this camera in Hong Kong (although price similar to buying through Amazon). This is an excellent little camera - not the smallest on the market but small enough to very easily fit into your pocket and forget about.

the screen on the rear is an excellent size for taking shots and reviewing photos afterwards. The optical zoom is 3.6x in full quality mode (6mp) but increases if you opt for lower quality. In addition there is digital zoom which will bring it up to 14x (although at the very high end results are blurred as you would expect).

Useful features include the anti-shake mode - useful for slightly longer exposures in poor light, or if you're on a boat or similar. The standard built in set ups include most scenarios that you would expect (i.e. scenery, portraits, action, night shots) plus a few others ones that may prove useful such as candle light, fireworks and underwater (although yet to try the latter ones yet).

Overall, very impressed with the quality of photos, and also the ease of operation. The camera can be switched on and ready ofr action in a few seconds (saves having to waste the battery leaving it turned on waiting for a shot). The menus are easy to use and simple to understand, and the lens retracts, avoiding the danger of damager to this part of the camera. All in all the camera feels very well built, and all the general user experience is good!

All in all, an excellent camera for those looking for a high quality point and shoot camera, with some additional feature to allow you to override settings.


The New London Property Guide 2005/2006: The Only Guide You Need to Buying and Selling,Renting and Letting Homes in London (Mitchell Beazley Reference)
The New London Property Guide 2005/2006: The Only Guide You Need to Buying and Selling,Renting and Letting Homes in London (Mitchell Beazley Reference)
by Carrie Segrave
Edition: Paperback

13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent resource, especially for narrowing your search, 21 Mar 2006
This book is an excellent resource for any home buyers who either have no pre-conception of where they wish to live, or are searching for their prospective new home by criteria (be that budget / parks / schools / transport etc).
The book is organised by areas, and includes a summary of the larger area (e.g. Merton), and then a few paragraphs focusing on the more specific towns within that area (e.g. Wimbledon, Wimbledon Village, Raynes Park etc). The general overview provides a good introduction, whilst the town view includes examples of desirable roads and actual house sales which have taken place in these roads recently. At the end of each area there is an overview of prices for renting and buying, arranged by home size.
As somebody that has lived in a number of areas North and South of the river, but did not grow up in London, this guidebook was valuable in widening my horizons as to which areas might suit my lifestyle and my budget, without the need to visit all of the areas.
Buyers should note that whilst fairly comprehensive in zones 1 and 2, the outer zones coverage becomes somewhat hit and miss. So whilst some outer areas are covered it is by no means comprehensive - e.g. in SW London, Teddington and Twickenham are covered, as are Merton, but not the areas in between. Not necessarily a criticism as the volume is already quite weighty, but something to consider if your search concentrates on the outer zones or beyond.
Overall, a good book aimed at a certain type of buyer. If you live in an area and are only going to move within that area, then this book will not be for you as the level of detail will not add anything to your existing knowledge. However, if you are not constrained by needing to be in a certain area, then this book is ideal starting point to identify areas for more detailed research yourself.


Fuji FinePix A204 Zoom Digital Camera [2MP 3xOptical]
Fuji FinePix A204 Zoom Digital Camera [2MP 3xOptical]

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good introduction to digital cameras, 26 Oct 2003
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I bought this camera having previously used SLRs and a standard 35mm compact camera. I found the camera extremely easy to use, and intuitive for the functions without the need to constantly refer to the manual.
The battery lasts a long time, and the picture quality is generally quite good. The zoom lens will probably be sufficient for most people used to using a standard compact camera.
For those of you purchasing a digital camera for the first time, you will probably find yourself taking the camera to a lot more places and taking a lot more photos, as without the cost of developing photographs, you tend to take a lot more photos. The ability to view the photos on the camera still also allows you to both retake shots that didn't come out as your expected, and share with friends instantly.
Few minor grumbles would be that the design is not as good as it could be. The camera has a very plastic feel, and is certainly not a design classic! It is quite a reasonable size, although not really pocket fitting (more like pocket bulging)!
If you purchase this camera, I would recommend that you also purchase a 64mb card, and some rechargeable batteries (although an advantage of using AA batteries is that you can always find them if you run out!)
All in all, quite a nice little camera, and worthy investment for an introduction to the world of digital photography. However, if you really enjoy photography, and think that you may use the camera a lot, I would recommend spending a little more, and getting one of the more compact cameras, with 3m+ pixals. Once you start to enjoy figital cameras you will find yourself wishing you had - I do and will be upgrading soon!


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