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Huion Graphics Drawing Tablet with 12 Hot Keys Compatible with Windows and Mac OS (1060 Plus, Black)
Huion Graphics Drawing Tablet with 12 Hot Keys Compatible with Windows and Mac OS (1060 Plus, Black)
Offered by Dastin-UK
Price: £89.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and fast delivery. Seems a very nice piece of kit., 12 April 2016
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Only reason not 5 star is I haven't really used it yet. Did as suggested by previous reviwers and DID NOT use the supplied driver disc but downloaded direct from the Huion site the Mac Drivers. Installed with no problem and all seemed to work out of the box so far. Charged the pen and tested the tablet worked OK. Not gone any further so far.

Supplier Dastin were excellent as received within a couple of days as described with free delivery. Most unexpected and well done.


Fire TV Stick
Fire TV Stick
Price: £34.99

3.0 out of 5 stars ... for watching educational YouTube videos for which it is fine. However navigation is not all that easy at ..., 3 April 2016
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Bought for watching educational YouTube videos for which it is fine. However navigation is not all that easy at times. One 7 hour video was difficult to follow as you can't skip thru it to find where you were up toother than holding down a button on the remote for a considerable time until you reach the point you want.
Disappointed to find no built in internet browser. Apparently possible to add one but not done so yet. A matching keyboard with touchpad to replace the remote would improve matters. I think it may be possible to connect my Logitech keyboard which would improve matters.

Overall seems to work OK and does most of what I wanted.


JML Ceracraft Ceramic Pans (Dark Red, 24cm)
JML Ceracraft Ceramic Pans (Dark Red, 24cm)
Offered by Kickback Footwear
Price: £15.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Ceracraft frying pans don't last!, 26 Dec. 2014
Brilliant for a few months then the worst 'stick' pan I've ever had. Was only ever used with wooden or ceramic utensils. Allowed to cool then wiped clean. Unfortunately the middle of the pan is raised i.e. it is not a flat pan. That results in any oil that might be used for flavour flows to the outer area of the pan and the centre remains dry. Formerly you could do a 3 egg omelette without any oil and no sticking.

Now almost anything sticks in the central area and will only cook round the rim even with oil added and such as bacon and sausage which generate their own oil stick and burn at moderate heat and constant moving around.

Pan is now not fit for purpose and will be recycled! No more Ceracraft products for me.


Stellar Set Of 6 Hooks
Stellar Set Of 6 Hooks
Offered by Stewart and Gibson Ltd
Price: £4.59

5.0 out of 5 stars OK if a bit pricey., 21 Dec. 2014
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6 decent hooks. What can you say!


Stylish 1 Metre Kitchen Utensil Hanging Rail Rack with 10 Hooks, Chrome Plated
Stylish 1 Metre Kitchen Utensil Hanging Rail Rack with 10 Hooks, Chrome Plated
Offered by catersworld
Price: £11.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not useable for my situation, 21 Dec. 2014
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OK but support brackets were 2 large for my application to fit between 2 cabinets across a 90 cm glass splashback so couldn't use it.


Prepara Deluxe Oil Mist Sprayer
Prepara Deluxe Oil Mist Sprayer
Offered by Emporium Cookshop & Homewares
Price: £16.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't work - simples!, 17 Sept. 2014
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I wish I had paid attention to the other negative reviews. This is a poor product. Looks OK initially but doesn't work.

There is a sticker on the side advising 7 pumping motions to prime the sprayer. Firstly on my item the pump action required extreme force. I am a reasonably strong (if elderly) male but it took great effort to get any sort of response. After many goes including perhaps 20 extreme pushes 1 brief spray occurred followed by a small drip then nothing. Hands and fingers covered in oil that had leaked from the spray nozzle. Had many further goes with no result. You shouldn't have to go to all this trouble to spray a bit of light oil! Imagine what the world would be like if we had this sort of trouble to spray a bit of cologne behind our ears?

Even if it had worked the item is the wrong shape. It would be very difficult to hold and spray with one hand. I tried very hard with 2 hands and it was very difficult to operate and of course with no end product anyway.
I cannot imagine this being passed around a dinner table with say vinegar or indeed oil in it for general use.

I will make do with a commercially produced pre-filled 1cal spray and see if it can be refilled when used. Think maybe it can.
In any case the item as we speak is being returned from whence it came.

In case I give the impression I'm a whinger this is the first product of any description I have ever had to return because it wasn't fit for purpose in over 40 years.

Buy something else.


Beurer GS39 Talking Glass Bathroom Scale
Beurer GS39 Talking Glass Bathroom Scale
Price: £32.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Accurate and easily set up, 11 July 2014
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Neat and tidy. Accurate and easily set up.


Samsung SGH-E250/SGH-E258 Replacement Battery 850mAh
Samsung SGH-E250/SGH-E258 Replacement Battery 850mAh

4.0 out of 5 stars Did the job, 27 May 2014
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Satisfactory replacement at reasonable price. Don't have phone any longer so can't vouch for how long the battery lasts in useage.


10 MagiSponge Magic Eraser. Removes tough stains & marks, smudge with just water. Certified Quality.
10 MagiSponge Magic Eraser. Removes tough stains & marks, smudge with just water. Certified Quality.

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent and good value compared to JML etc., 27 May 2014
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Does a good job on things like ceramic hobs. Gave a couple to friends who all liked them and will use nothing else for many jobs.


The Art of Computer Programming: Volumes 1-4a (Box Set)
The Art of Computer Programming: Volumes 1-4a (Box Set)
by Donald E. Knuth
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £161.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The definitive works but hard going, 27 May 2014
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Bought really as a must have reference work. Interesting but rather too detailed and old fashioned and arcane in parts. Very wide coverage of many programming algorithms across the 4 volumes.

Not really good for producing working code. Far better books available for practical use and learning programming techniques.
Useful for historic reference but not great for learning from. You need to know most of it anyway before it makes sense.


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