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Microsoft Optical Mouse 200 - Black
Microsoft Optical Mouse 200 - Black
Price: £6.56

3.0 out of 5 stars Smaller than expected, 28 Mar. 2015
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I was expecting it to be as big as my other Microsoft mouse but it's actually a bit on the small side (about 2 cm smaller). Not ideal for big hands. Possibly more suited as a laptop mouse that stores easily.


Leather Belt Pouch with Mobile Phone Case
Leather Belt Pouch with Mobile Phone Case
Offered by Heels2Bags
Price: £9.95

3.0 out of 5 stars On a belt, it will be vertical not horizontal as in the photo, 28 Mar. 2015
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The product is not precisely as in the picture. I bought this partially because of its horizontal orientation - I was looking for a little pouch I could use while travelling that would hide easily under my shirt. When strapped to a belt, the pouch is in fact vertical. Still seems fine, though the belt is in the wrong direction in the photo.


Proxima Direct® Mini Displayport to HDMI adapter - for MacBook Pro Air iMac etc - With Audio Top Quality - Thunderbolt Compatible
Proxima Direct® Mini Displayport to HDMI adapter - for MacBook Pro Air iMac etc - With Audio Top Quality - Thunderbolt Compatible
Offered by Proxima Direct
Price: £6.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Stopped working after 3 months, 1 Nov. 2014
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Worked fine for 3 months. Then it stopped working. I made sure to narrow down the issue to the cable; it wasn't an issue with anything else. Clearly poor quality; don't buy.


StarTech.com Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter Cable - Video/Audio Cable - Mini-DisplayPort (M) - 20 pin DisplayPort (M) - 1.8 m - Latched
StarTech.com Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort Adapter Cable - Video/Audio Cable - Mini-DisplayPort (M) - 20 pin DisplayPort (M) - 1.8 m - Latched
Price: £6.60


AOC I2369VM 23 inch IPS LED Monitor (50000000:1, 250 cd/m2, 6ms, HDMI)
AOC I2369VM 23 inch IPS LED Monitor (50000000:1, 250 cd/m2, 6ms, HDMI)
Price: £129.41

5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect high-quality monitor for a low price, 1 Nov. 2014
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Fantastic monitor especially for the price. Couldn't be happier. I'm what you could call a power user, and considered getting an Apple cinema display, but don't have the funds at the moment. This made for a very acceptable low-budget alternative.


Topideal Crystal Hard Shell Case Cover for 13-inch MacBook Air 13.3" (Model: A1369 and A1466)-Yellow
Topideal Crystal Hard Shell Case Cover for 13-inch MacBook Air 13.3" (Model: A1369 and A1466)-Yellow
Offered by topideal
Price: £12.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Works great. Keep in mind that translucency can really light up the edges of your screen when sun is shining at it, 1 Nov. 2014
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Fits like a glove and doesn't add too much weight to the laptop. I bought the yellow version. Note that when the sun is shining against the back of the laptop, you'll experience a bright coloured edge around the screen. In my case, a fiery yellow glow. I think it looks really cool, but if you're not into that you should get a non-translucent case cover.


Premium HDMI to DVI Cable Gold 2 Metre (discontinued by manufacturer)
Premium HDMI to DVI Cable Gold 2 Metre (discontinued by manufacturer)
Offered by Invero
Price: £2.12

4.0 out of 5 stars Works fine, 1 Nov. 2014
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Yep.


Lifeventure Dakar 25 Litre Daysack
Lifeventure Dakar 25 Litre Daysack
Offered by Sub Zero Store
Price: £64.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Used this continuously for 1.5 years - it's awesome, 17 Feb. 2014
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I have used this bag and the Dakar 45 Litre version for long-term travel. They haven't let me down: the quality is superb.

The bag also has a ton of nifty features and compartments. The O-ring zippers let me lock compartments with a padlock. There's a secret pouch for my passport and valuables. The elastic fabric on the back is perfect for quickly putting something into, like a book I'm reading while in transit or a towel that needs to dry. I pretty much love everything about these bags.

One thing to note though: the 25L daysack laptop compartment will not fit a 15" laptop. It's close, but not quite.


An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
Price: £3.66

15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Oscillates between fascinating and tiresome, 17 Feb. 2014
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I had heard Chris Hadfield in a number of interviews, in which he speaks very engagingly about space exploration and life on the ISS. But the book does not always match the high quality of his public appearances.

The book basically has two modes. It's at its best when talking about Chris Hadfields' personal experiences of going to space, the sheer awe produced by seeing Earth from space, the quirky aspects of the Russian space program, or the unexpected details of daily life in zero gravity.

It's at its worst Chris tries to draw conclusions and life advice from his experiences, as it really turns into a tiresome and contrived boyscout manual here. I got tired of reading about Always Being Prepared, and Giving It Your Best, and Always Looking Out For Your Teammates.

I still enjoyed the book overall, but often wished it was more of a straight telling of Chris' experiences as an astronaut. The book's concept feels somewhat forced.


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