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Stephen Kirby "Stephen" (Louth, Lincolnshire, England)

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Enjoy Digital Painting - with GIMP
Enjoy Digital Painting - with GIMP
by Susanna Bur
Edition: Paperback
Price: 19.87

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Needs a better translation and format, 7 Oct 2013
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First. the translation, from German I assume, is pretty poor. Next the format, A4 landscape is OK but doesn't work unless the book lies flat. Spiral binding would work but this is the conventional paperback glued spine. So, it won't lie open. Next, the art is not exceptional, in fact it's pretty ordinary, but that does mean it doesn't threaten the reader. However, it did lead me to various Gimp add-ons so no complaint there. NB Graphics is the English spelling. Needs revision. Better value at say 9.99.


Rolling Stones - Ladies & Gentlemen (New Deluxe - 3DVD) [2010] [NTSC]
Rolling Stones - Ladies & Gentlemen (New Deluxe - 3DVD) [2010] [NTSC]
Dvd ~ Rolling Stones
Offered by Fulfillment Express
Price: 34.58

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Since when was Keith left-handed?, 26 Jan 2013
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I am amazed, and just have to write a review mentioning this before even I've seen the DVDs. My sons got me 'Charlie is my Darling' deluxe edition at Christmas and I had fun with my friends, prompting them to spot the deliberate mistake, which was a photograph of Bill Wyman printed the wrong way around so that he seemed to play his bass left-handed. One could also clearly see that the word FRAMUS was just like mirror writing. An unforgiveable and elementary mistake we thought, but hang on, this book in 'Ladies and Gentlemen' repeats the error except in this case it's Keith Richards printed in reverse. Is it a joke or what? Nice set otherwise, beautifully presented. Your player needs to handle NTSC though.


Blue iPod Touch 5 Low Profile Covert Branded PU Leather Wallet Case / Cover / Pouch
Blue iPod Touch 5 Low Profile Covert Branded PU Leather Wallet Case / Cover / Pouch
Offered by ClickJunkie
Price: 8.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent case, 24 Dec 2012
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Colour is a good compliment to my blue iPod, and it offers excellent protection too. The magnetic clasp works well, but the wrist loop is difficult if no impossible to fit. To me this is not very important as I think the loop is of limited use anyway.


Moshi iPouch for iPod in Baby Blue
Moshi iPouch for iPod in Baby Blue
Offered by TotallyGadgets
Price: 12.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 30 Oct 2012
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I like Moshi designs, my Moshi earphones are excellent but this isn't that good. That's especially true in this Baby Blue colour. The material looks and feels like a toddler's pyjamas and after 24 hours was pretty scruffy. The lanyard is pointless. Who's going to wander around wearing this? I'm sure the material is great for cleaning and for protection of the iPod from scuffs, but that just makes it more likely to get dirty, so if you still fancy one get a dark colour.


iPod touch 5 Guide: The Unwritten iPod touch 5G Manual
iPod touch 5 Guide: The Unwritten iPod touch 5G Manual
Price: 3.18

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rotten, 30 Oct 2012
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This is dire. Amazon, if you are aspiring as a publisher you need to employ at least one publishing editor, or at the very least a proof reader. 'Unwritten' is so accurate, as the writer is barely literate. The layout is best described as a mess. Full justification rarely works, but on an iPod screen it is terrible. Sections have huge gaps, and some have the heading, and sometimes one word too, on the previous page. Is the massive line spacing an attempt to fill up more of the page, a pathetic schoolchild trick?
Rather than paying anything for this I should have been paid a substantial sum to read it. The standard of English is about that of a five year old, and how can iOS be described over and over as iSO? Didn't anyone read this stuff before it was put online? Send me some compensation Amazon and trash this rubbish. Now.
Let's have it renamed too as 'iPod Touch 5: The extremely badly written guide'.


Apple iPod touch 64GB 5th Generation - Blue  (Latest Model - Launched Sept 2012)
Apple iPod touch 64GB 5th Generation - Blue (Latest Model - Launched Sept 2012)
Offered by SuperSaleZone
Price: 239.00

35 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant but Wrist Strap is Redundant, 30 Oct 2012
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I loved my Gen 4 version, but this is much nicer still. However, the strap is unecessary in my view, and in any case it is much longer than it needs to be. The larger screen makes all the difference and I feel this is better as a portable device than the new iPad Mini.

The colour of mine (blue) is beautiful and it looks a lot more scratch resistant than earlier models, which were so easily marked. The camera has a bigger lens and seems an improvement, but battery life isn't impressive. There's a flash now, which with the right app doubles as a flashlight.

I think the cut in weight is only 15 grams but it makes this model feel so light it's hardly noticeable in one's hand.

The downside is the new Lightning connector. In itself it's OK and much neater but what about the old accessories. Adaptors are available......at a price.
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Behringer UFO202 U-phono USB Audio Interface
Behringer UFO202 U-phono USB Audio Interface
Price: 29.00

4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Software-there isn't any, 16 Oct 2012
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Nice enough hardware and it works very well. However, the claim of included sofware is misleading. There is nothing in the box, not even an instruction for a download. If you trawl the Behringer site there is some, but Audacity which is a free application anyway is miles out of date, their Podcast stuff is 04 vintage, and the energyXT2.5 Compact BEHRINGER edition cannot be found. Enquiries proved all of this correct, and they don't supply XT2.5 at all any more, but pointed me to the correct site......to buy it! I found that the current version of Audacity didn't like it much, but GarageBand, AmadeusPro, and Reaper can use it. Nothing else to complain of.


Icy Box IB-288StU-Wh External Enclosure for 2.5 inch SATA HDD with USB 2.0 Host - White
Icy Box IB-288StU-Wh External Enclosure for 2.5 inch SATA HDD with USB 2.0 Host - White

4.0 out of 5 stars Like a large Magic Mouse, 7 Oct 2012
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I really liked this and it worked fine, but it developed a small crack. A replacement was going to take 10days, so got a different model which failed for other reasons.


Icy Box IB-231StU3-G External Enclosure for 2.5 inch SATA HDD to USB 3.0 Host - Brushed Aluminium
Icy Box IB-231StU3-G External Enclosure for 2.5 inch SATA HDD to USB 3.0 Host - Brushed Aluminium
Price: 15.37

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Very Nice but........, 7 Oct 2012
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Nice looking and well thought out but had to return as drawing too much power, with an SSD that had previously function fine.


Bandridge 5m Ultra High Speed ADSL Modem Cable
Bandridge 5m Ultra High Speed ADSL Modem Cable
Price: 9.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Needs redesigning, 7 Oct 2012
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This arrived early and I did a speed test first, then went to do the simple job of plugging it into my Master Box (fibre optic) and my modem. Impossible because the stylish sleeves fouled the sockets on both items. So I had to spend several minutes to butcher the cable sleeves with a craft knife before they would fit. Bad,bad, bad. Also I must say I didn't see much improvement in speed though there was a measurable small difference. It's probably the case that wire is just wire after all. The snazzy sleeves though are redundant encumbrances.


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