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OtterBox Defender Series Protective Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 - Black
OtterBox Defender Series Protective Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 - Black
Price: £23.42

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars good choice but not perfect., 20 Jun. 2015
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Bought this after trying the griffin survior case which was a pile of useless.

My gripes first.

The plastic front screen rim is touching the glass i would have likes to have seen a rubber strip to just give some give between the plastic and the glass(i fear if it was to hit the floor the screen could crack from the pressure).

The rubber is not very thick i would say 3mm in some parts and the rubber is hard not soft so impact absorption i would be worried about.
Some of the plastic sticks out past the rubber kinda defeating the point of the rubber as they will hit the floor first not allowing the rubber to absorb the impact first.
Now for what i liked about the case.

The case rigidity is good just the case alone has very little flex.
The plastic screen protector is flush with the screen and had no rainbow effect.
The plastic screen protector is fairly thick compared to other cases so thats a plus.
The plastic body clipts together with a click that says i am not going anywhere and there are many around the case.
The rubber bumper goes over said clips so helps to hold the parts together.
The design is nice and is on the edge of being a fablet.
The rubber is not slick so you have some grip.
The ports are easy to get to.

The case is one of the better choices out there its not perfect.

I made some modifications to mine.
The back speaker cover i filed down to be lower than the rubber.
The plastic posts that are near the headphone jack i filed down to be below the rubber.
The plastic near the charging port i filed down again to be below the rubber.


Griffin Survivor Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 - Black
Griffin Survivor Case for Samsung Galaxy S5 - Black
Offered by Modern-Tech
Price: £17.95

1.0 out of 5 stars Bad product, 20 Jun. 2015
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I changed my iphone 4s to a samsung s5 and after having the griffin survivor protect my iphone 4s since 2012 from being thrown up stairs and hitting the wall,dropped so many times. I am 6ft3 my phone was in my breast pocket i was running though a car park and my phone fell onto a rough concrete floor while i was running and survived so i was a advocate of the case and thanks to the case my 4s to this day looks BRAND NEW.

So naturally i had no issue with buying it for the s5, but for the s5 its frankly poor quality at best. The case is in two parts but in a drop i feel its gonna come apart and here are the reasons why i an sending it back.

The case it self is easily twisted it had no strength to it not what you want really the one for my 4s is solid.
The screen protector is easily 3mm off the screen giving a horrible wavy view when pressing and a sense of poor design.
The clips that hold the screen to the body are just a few tiny tabs that i have no trust in compared to the big clips of the one for the 4s.
The rubber is so slick honestly its like melting butter in your hand.

I recommended the case to all my family who had a iphone 4s and demanded my mum got one for her phone that she was giving my brother after i fixed the screen for the 3rd time but for the s5 its badly designed,badly fitting and feels like its a fake imitation (i bought it from amazon so its the real thing)

If you want a case get the otterbox survivor its soo much better tho its far from perfect and i have issues with it is much better than this.


Sakura Car Mats in Black for Peugeot 206 (Fits All 206S
Sakura Car Mats in Black for Peugeot 206 (Fits All 206S
Price: £20.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Happy as larry., 15 Mar. 2015
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I orded these for my first car its a 206 these mats fit a dream they feel decent quality for the price and look tidy. I am more than happy with the quality plus their whole job is to stop your floor getting covered in mud,dirt, and these mats do that well.


Peugeot 106 206 306 307 806 Exterior Door Side Moulding Bumpstrip Trim Clips X10 - FREE FIRST CLASS UK POSTAGE!
Peugeot 106 206 306 307 806 Exterior Door Side Moulding Bumpstrip Trim Clips X10 - FREE FIRST CLASS UK POSTAGE!
Offered by Extreme Auto Accessories
Price: £1.98

4.0 out of 5 stars hold strong., 15 Mar. 2015
I ordered some clips that match the OEM clips that come from peugeot (from a different seller) but what i got was these clips in place of the OEM copies. They work go in with a nice snap and hold firm they are tight fitting all in all they are ok clips.

Like i said i did not order from this seller but what i got where the clips in the picture so i figured i would leave a review for them.


PEUGEOT 206 207 407 406 607 807 DOOR PANEL TRIM CLIPS
PEUGEOT 206 207 407 406 607 807 DOOR PANEL TRIM CLIPS
Offered by Extreme Auto Accessories
Price: £3.25

1.0 out of 5 stars Not what i orded completely different clips to the picture., 15 Mar. 2015
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Got completely different clips from the ones in the picture. I ordered the ones that are shown in the picture as they are the closest match to the OEM clips that i broke but what i got was the cheap clips that i can get for £1.94 in place of the £3.25 i paid.

This could have been an error when they where picking the parts off the shelf or the seller could be duping people i dont know but what i got was not whats in the picture i got the cheap ones.

The clips do fit and hold the panel i will not take that away from the product but what i got no way matches the picture.But for £4 its not worth sending back as it will cost me that in postage and time. I found a picture that shows the clips i received as you can see they DO NOT match the product.
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Synology DS415Play 4 Bay Desktop Network Storage Attached
Synology DS415Play 4 Bay Desktop Network Storage Attached
Offered by neths italia
Price: £315.47

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Synology i always come back., 15 Mar. 2015
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Synology they just work.

I currently have the ds213+ with a 6tb wd red and use it to stream movies to all the laptops its worked perfectly for 2 years like a trooper i decided to get another nas for storage and backup my movies so i looked at 5bay nas and seen the drobo 5n picked it up (it was cheaper had an extra bay) and it was just horrible going from the amazing synology os to having basically a few tabs of check boxes was a drag,the apps tab took ages to load and then the os had to find the 5n all over it was just bad. Being as i transfer movies at the tune of 24gb+ the slow drobo 50mb a sec was agonising along with slow access time,no dlna,no support for 6tb hdd,random stuttering i shopped it in for this bad boy.

First off all the features and brand reliability alone are why synology are top dog and are reason enough to go for this nas if you want storage and have the ability to stream to multiple devices. I was transferring a 27gb game to it and it was constantly 100mb to 115mb(it has 4 wd red 3tb and is 43% full ) this was a huge improvement from the 40mb to 50mb i was getting with my drobo.
If you are looking for a nas please dont waste your cash on any other brand synology are more expensive but there is a reason why their products are stood by and after using drobo (synologys biggest contender) synology are so far ahead of the curve compared to everyone else.
I am using this server to hold family pics,movies,documents,tv shows,pc games,xbox games it runs like a dream and setup is sooooo easy.

From a nerd who has built his own server,had the ds213+,214+drobo 5n i cant recommend synology enough for home storage they are worth the money yes you can get a cheaper nas but what you lose is not worth saving 30,40 50,60 pound if you want a 4 bay nas with DLNA go for this its expensive but it will work for years and handle anything you can throw at it.

PROS
The transfer speeds over gigabit are basically flooding the bandwith at 100mb.
DLNA
Awesome synology os.
Brand trust,
Powerful hardware handles streaming 30gb movies with ease over wifi.
Easy set up even my 70 year old grand could do it.
quiet.

CONS
Price
not mac native hardrive reading.

I know this may sound like i work for them but their products are great and i find myself always coming back as they work,are easy to use,require little knowledge and google will tell you everything if you need help,have versatility, are powerful.


Windscreen Polishing DIY Repair Kit - Car Glass Repair - Removes Wiper Blade Damage, Surface Marks, Water Stain - (2 inch 50mm Components)
Windscreen Polishing DIY Repair Kit - Car Glass Repair - Removes Wiper Blade Damage, Surface Marks, Water Stain - (2 inch 50mm Components)
Offered by Glass Polish Ltd
Price: £13.99

5.0 out of 5 stars It works but you have to put the time in., 10 Mar. 2015
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I had some horrible wiper blade marks and a lot of them in bright sun they where very visible and made my pride with my car (its my first car only a 04 peugeot 206) fade. I decided to get proactive and do something about and this is one of those things the more you put in the better result you will get.

I did half my windscreen and it looks amazing no scuffing this stuff works!!!!

Tips
if you have a drill use a spring clamp,strong laggy band to hold the button down as after a while your arms will start to ache and i found this helped reduce the arm ache.
Keep a bottle of squirty water close as to keep your work lubricated as it can dry fast if you feel a fair bit of resistance you need more lube.

If you have more than just a arc and like me have multiple marks across your screen use some masking tape on the inside of your screen to mark the arks then mark it off into sections i did sections maybe 2" wide and 15-17" long this helped me keep my work area manageable and the results consistent.

I had some cheap co op window cleaner and a cheap AA squeegee so i could keep checking my progress i would recommend you have one as well as it helped me see where i missed and where i had been.

If you have lots of marks i would use a corded drill along with a handle as a cordless drill will die before you have done what you need (or ensure you have anther battery to hand).
Mask up your rubbers and plastic it will come off easy on pain but porous plastic it will stain (i found out the hard way) so take this as a warning.

Would have liked more pads maybe 4 and 100ml in place of 50ml but the product does what it says so i cant complain.


Sumex 1035520 Car Convex Round Blind Spot Mirrors - Chrome (Pack of 2)
Sumex 1035520 Car Convex Round Blind Spot Mirrors - Chrome (Pack of 2)
Price: £6.62

4.0 out of 5 stars they last., 5 Mar. 2015
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Had these on 1 year no misting or fogging only thing i did not like is they are not curved mirrors they are flat so you have to twist them to angle them.


E-PRANCE Mini 0803 Ambarella A7LA50D Chip Full HD 1296P(Upgrade Mini 0801),No GPS Logger,No internal memory model
E-PRANCE Mini 0803 Ambarella A7LA50D Chip Full HD 1296P(Upgrade Mini 0801),No GPS Logger,No internal memory model
Offered by EPRANCE

5.0 out of 5 stars just what i wanted to prove my view., 1 Mar. 2015
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After much turmoil I decided i had to get myself a dash cam (being passed a year high insurance costing £1300 for a 1.1 peugeot 206) i had to cover myself against crash for cash,red light jumpers,school run mums and boy racers. After having moments where people have forced me to break when i have priority on bends even tho they seen me coming but just do not want to stop.

I decided on the 0803 because i read many reviews watched raw video clips from( techmoan off youtube) the quality was great and you can make out number plates (not just blocks like many other dash cams). The mounting is strong its not moving once its on so its a one shot deal to get it in place. One tip i would give is plug it in get some charge and hook it up to your pc and use it in "webcam mode" so you can get placement spot on as mine is facing slightly to the left.

The wire length i would have liked to see an extra 3-4ft as it was not quiet long enough to go around my roof trim,down the pillar,under the dash and to the lighter socket i had to buy and lengthen a 3 female to 1 male lighter lighter extender.

The unit is what i wanted its small, hidden by the rear view mirror.

The video quality is good you can read car number plates so it serves that job well tho in bright direct sun it struggles a bit (to be expected) to get the plate.But in normal weather/out of direct bright blinding sun its great.

The sticky pad is grey so it can draw the eye as its visible from the outside and does not blend in with the black dashcam nor the rear view mirror not a breaking issue but a niggle as it makes it less stealthy.

That all said the cam does its job well,is not distracting,hidden well behind the rear view mirror,got all the features you need and makes a bing when it turns on and bings when it turns off what more do you need.

This was a run after putting in the dashcam to see how good the quality is and also to see if it works, to justify buying it a woman on a push bike who had no intention of stopping rides out on me while my light is green and she had the wait sign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unbhHPIzNgc


Vax Air Pet U88-AM-Pe Upright Vacuum
Vax Air Pet U88-AM-Pe Upright Vacuum
Price: £99.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars scucks to be a lefty., 27 Feb. 2015
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Got the hoover for £50 so a bargin. The hose is short making it a real pain to use the auto stop feature is annoying, the fact it is desigined to be used by right handed people makes it lose a star (you have to put your foot on the left part and pull back the handle which is impossible if you are left handed).

We had a vax for years which you just pushed a button with your foot that unlocked the hoover.

Loved the price as £50 for a hoover is a bargin hate the nanny features,short hose and right hand use only.


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