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Tuff-Luv Faux Leather Pull-E Slip Case Cover for Microsoft Arc Mouse
Tuff-Luv Faux Leather Pull-E Slip Case Cover for Microsoft Arc Mouse
Price: £6.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat, 5 Mar 2014
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This is a neat pocket for the Microsoft Air mouse, it snugly holds the "flat" mouse along with its wireless USB receiver. At first the sleeve seemed tight and required quite a lot of force to place the mouse into it, but after a few days the leather has softened. the pull cord to remove the mouse is neat and really works well - I didn't notice at first and I panicked when thought I put the mouse so far into the sleeve I would not be able to get it out again!

The main problem is actually with the mouse itself. It is not Bluetooth; you have to insert the (albeit tiny) USB receiver into the device and this sticks out from the side. A shame that this wireless receiver is not built into Microsoft Surface tablets when this tablet only has a single USB slot.


HyperDrive IUSB-MINI - iUSBport Mini White with MicroSDXC Slot
HyperDrive IUSB-MINI - iUSBport Mini White with MicroSDXC Slot
Offered by Inkubus Bargains
Price: £44.04

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Shows potential, but poor implementation, poor security and poor quality, 5 Mar 2014
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Hoping to be able to use this device as a way to allow executives be able to access USB drives from iPads and smart phones (the fact they still use USB drives is a different issue I need to work on!) and this product seem to meet this requirement. However, I would not recommend it as the quality of the product is poor:
Example, the device is covered in a poorly applied plastic film that you would expect to remove as a part of the packaging, except that it has printed on it quite important information. The device advertises itself as a WiFi hotspot (as you would expect) but has no default security enabled - would you expect a non-techie to determine this and enable it and prevent publishing their files and data publicly?
Looking for a better implementation / solution.


OpenRoad - Mens Gel Padded Cycling Shorts Road Bike (Medium 32"-34" Waist)
OpenRoad - Mens Gel Padded Cycling Shorts Road Bike (Medium 32"-34" Waist)
Offered by OpenRoad Sports
Price: £21.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable when cycling, 30 Sep 2013
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Several other comments have mentioned that these shorts do feel a little low at the front and that the gel padding is quite large which makes it feel a little like you are wearing a nappy when walking off the bike.

But, when on the bike, you'll appreciate the cut of the shorts at the front which means you don't get the waist band cutting into your stomach and the padding that is very comfortable and accomodating. And surely that's the point of wearing these shorts!


Hush Puppies Mens Rockford 3 Oxford H13139000 Black 9 UK, 43 EU
Hush Puppies Mens Rockford 3 Oxford H13139000 Black 9 UK, 43 EU

4.0 out of 5 stars Good hard wearing work shoe (office), 6 Jun 2012
Had a couple of Hush Puppies shoes before and very satisfied with all of them. These shoes took just over a week to break in. Quite stiff on the seam by the top of the toes but they eventually gave up their resistance with only lightly achy toes! The leather is easy to clean and keeps up a good shine.


Nike Filament Tight Running Shorts - Medium
Nike Filament Tight Running Shorts - Medium

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very comfortable running shorts, 5 Oct 2011
Having recently taken up running, I wanted a cool, comfortable (and modest) pair of shorts and I think I've found them!

The material is thicker than a normal "lyrca" short and is more absorbant. These shorts are quite good at keeping everything "tucked in and under control" and you don't feel as if your over exposing yourself while running. I usually wear a long tee-shirt as well Even so, I wouldn't wear them to dinner!

The leg length is good and they do not ride up the leg. The bottom seam is quite thick and strongly elasticated.

The shorts wash well and dry quickly without losing their shape. A small zipped pocket at the back is provided, useful for a few sweets and your keys.

These are my favourite shorts, and have certainly been warm enough this autumn.


Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training and Real World Violence
Meditations on Violence: A Comparison of Martial Arts Training and Real World Violence
by Sgt. Rory Miller
Edition: Paperback
Price: £9.98

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A great book, 23 July 2010
This book was recommended to me by a senior martial artist and it really helped me understand WHY I train and sets realistic expecations.

Excellently written, lots of good anecdotes and good for students and teachers to help them focus on what is really important when training.

Highly recommended.


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