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YaPear Headphone Stand, Heavy Duty Rubber Bat-Under-Desk Dual Headset Hooking Holder Mount with Adhesive Sticky for Home and Office (Black)
YaPear Headphone Stand, Heavy Duty Rubber Bat-Under-Desk Dual Headset Hooking Holder Mount with Adhesive Sticky for Home and Office (Black)
Offered by YaPear Online UK
Price: £7.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great way to keep your desk clear. Good quality & functional., 21 July 2016
Hides under my work desk out of sight, does its job really well. Not flash, not even that pretty (the bat is positively ugly...) but I never even see it so it doesn't matter. Been holding my chunky AKG K550s for ages now and it shows no sign of wear.


DELL INSPIRON N5030 N5040 N5050 M5030 M5010 LAPTOP SCREEN 15.6 LCD LED REPLACEMT
DELL INSPIRON N5030 N5040 N5050 M5030 M5010 LAPTOP SCREEN 15.6 LCD LED REPLACEMT
Offered by AJPARTS UK LTD
Price: £33.96

5.0 out of 5 stars Just the part, 1 July 2016
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I used this as a replacement screen for an N5050 laptop, and it worked flawlessly.


Seeadler Premium Shoe Tree - St. John Edition - Canadian Red Cedar - Sz. UK 9 / EU 43
Seeadler Premium Shoe Tree - St. John Edition - Canadian Red Cedar - Sz. UK 9 / EU 43
Offered by SEEADLER
Price: £39.95

5.0 out of 5 stars A great product, 20 April 2016
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Solid, easy to use and (for me) the size was bang on.


Russell Hobbs 14899 Platinum Grind and Brew Coffeemaker, 1.25 L - Silver and Black
Russell Hobbs 14899 Platinum Grind and Brew Coffeemaker, 1.25 L - Silver and Black
Price: £89.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Simple, well made, if inelegant., 19 Feb. 2016
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This has been used three times daily in an office of 8 people for 3 years now, and the machine has never wavered.

Does it make good coffee? Not really. It's 'ok', but you find yourself trying hard to make it as strong as possible.

However, freshly ground is always the way to go, and if you need a budget way to get this done en-masse look no further.

It's not pretty, but it gets the job done and there's very little to go wrong with it.


SanDisk SDMX18-008G-E46K Sansa Clip+ MP3 Player - 8 GB, Black
SanDisk SDMX18-008G-E46K Sansa Clip+ MP3 Player - 8 GB, Black
Offered by Or Tal
Price: £80.90

5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best money can buy., 7 Jan. 2014
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This is a device that plays FLAC files. You put music on it by dragging and dropping. It builds a library out of the tags in the files, but also has a file browser built in. With Rockbox installed, this device gives you extreme control over the audio playback settings amongst other things. It also lets you play Doom.

All of the above are simply not possible on an iPod that's worth hundreds more. A truly amazing device.

If you can forgo a colour touch screen and you love to listen to music on the go, this is for you. It's as tough as old boots, tiny, and takes up to a 64 SD card, if you format it FAT32.

You'll have to be pickier about what you put on it than if you get an iPod, but otherwise this is simply a better device. No iTunes, no BS.

This is great regardless of the price, but the fact it's so cheap makes it the steal of the century.


Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey [DVD]
Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey [DVD]
Dvd ~ Various Artists
Offered by Vinylhead
Price: £14.50

4.0 out of 5 stars A great extended introduction to the genre., 16 Feb. 2013
Scorsese turns to a wide range of people to produce this series, and it works for the most part. These films are always informative, often entertaining and occasionally heartbreaking. So many angles are covered, from exploring near-successes to going all the way back to west Africa where it started.

The Eastwood contribution is worth it alone, along with Richard Pearce.

This only gets four stars from me because of the Charles Burnett film. It's a dramatic reconstruction, and unfolds like a dull tape they play on loop in museums.

Other than that, it's definitely worth your money and more importantly your time (this is 7 feature length documentaries we're talking about here...).


Filco Ninja Majestouch-2 Full Size Tactile Action UK Keyboard
Filco Ninja Majestouch-2 Full Size Tactile Action UK Keyboard
Offered by The Keyboard Company
Price: £126.00

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars 100% worth it., 13 Jan. 2013
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The keyboard itself is of course sturdy, and you can imagine the positives/negatives to having the legends printed on the side of the keys, but I think if you're reading this review then you're already on board for that side of it.

What they don't tell you is the wonderful noise it makes as you type, it feels like you are controlling a machine, rather than wrestling it. The keys offer just the right amount of resistance to the touch, no accidental keypresses but you'll never miss a beat.

What this keyboard does is get out of your way. Like every good peripheral it seamlessly bridges the gap between you and the computer.

You might think "But Ben, why would I want to spend so much on something that I won't even notice is there?" I'm in a job that requires me to get my ideas down on the page as soon as possible. My old keyboard had a funky spacebar which didn't always work so I spent half the day thinking about the keyboard instead of continuing work on The Godfather IV. Trust me, get a mechanical keyboard (such as this one) and don't think about keyboards ever again.

Why is this review so long? Because I love typing so much on this awesome keyboard.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for cigars, 5 May 2012
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I love my zippo, but it's no good for cigars. This thing fits like a glove and works perfectly, making it easy to switch between the normal zippo flame and a torch lighter.

I was worried it would be a gimmick that doesn't work, but luckily that wasn't the case, and I can do nothing but recommend this product.


Blue Microphones Snowball Omnidirectional/Cardioid USB Microphone - White
Blue Microphones Snowball Omnidirectional/Cardioid USB Microphone - White
Price: £64.99

12 of 15 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great mic, even though mine wasn't., 22 April 2011
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My snowball came defective out of the box, but support were very helpful and my replacement works like a charm. You will get low gain on audio if you're not careful, but a few tweaks with whatever software you use (works well with Audacity) take care of that in no time.

One of the better USB microphones on the market.
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In Bruges [DVD] [2008]
In Bruges [DVD] [2008]
Dvd ~ Colin Farrell
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £3.94

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Comedy Genius, 30 Sept. 2008
This review is from: In Bruges [DVD] [2008] (DVD)
This film is one of the best comedies of this year - without a doubt. It's sick, twisted and hilarious! What can I say? Read the reviews, buy it now - you need to see this.


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