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JAMMYLIZARD Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard Stand Case / Cover for the new Apple iPad Air (5th Generation)
JAMMYLIZARD Bluetooth Wireless Keyboard Stand Case / Cover for the new Apple iPad Air (5th Generation)
Offered by Purplemoose007
Price: £17.90

1.0 out of 5 stars Fell apart on first use, 22 Sep 2014
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This keyboard does work in that it connects via Bluetooth to an iPad Air. It fits to it snugly too, but doesn't have a magnetic catch like the one I use with my iPad 4. (If I could I would got a second one of those).

The Jammy Lizard keyboard has an opening plate/stand underneath, and on first use, the chrome half of this plate detached, and stuck itself to my leather iPad case. I was amazed.

The build quality is very poor.

Don't buy these unless you want to waste your money. There are better keyboards of this sort out there.

How this got 5 stars is beyond me. Avoid!


Mini Cord Locks - 5 Pack
Mini Cord Locks - 5 Pack
Offered by LightStock
Price: £3.79

4.0 out of 5 stars Mini Elastic Shock Cord Locks, 8 Jun 2014
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This review is from: Mini Cord Locks - 5 Pack (Misc.)
I wanted to add shock cord to my laptop bag. It worked fine
Good quality. I now have a Thule Blur BK with cord to store a hat quickly.


Thule TEBD117K EnRoute Blur Daypack for 17 inch MacBook Pro and iPad - Black
Thule TEBD117K EnRoute Blur Daypack for 17 inch MacBook Pro and iPad - Black
Price: £63.74

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thule Blur BK Backpack, 8 Jun 2014
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This bag is perfect for a 17 inch MBP, an iPad Retina, files, folders etc.
It has a great selection of pockets. It is also very high quality, with very good zips.
The new Thule bags are top notch. Buy one.
Also, I nearly bought the bigger version. Glad I didn't as this bag takes so much stuff.


Team-based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching
Team-based Learning: A Transformative Use of Small Groups in College Teaching
by Larry K. Michaelsen
Edition: Paperback
Price: £17.87

5.0 out of 5 stars Good for team learning, 5 Mar 2014
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If you want to know about team-based learning, facilitation etc then this book is good.

Prof Larry Michaelsen is a key thought leader in this area.

Especially good on the Readiness Assurance Process.


Tigerbox® Leather Pouch Cover Case with Pull-Tab For Doro Liberto 810 Mobile Phone - Black
Tigerbox® Leather Pouch Cover Case with Pull-Tab For Doro Liberto 810 Mobile Phone - Black
Offered by Accessoryworld
Price: £2.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Poorly designed and low quality, 5 Mar 2014
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This is not leather, and the strap you see does not pull up to expel the phone from the case. It is sewn in at the bottom!

I can't think of any reason to be positive about this product. Avoid.


MENS BLACK & TAN LEATHER MOCCASIN SLIPPERS ENGLISH
MENS BLACK & TAN LEATHER MOCCASIN SLIPPERS ENGLISH
Price: £10.90 - £13.99

5.0 out of 5 stars These Moccasins are in fact very good, 15 Dec 2013
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I ordered these as slippers that you could also wear across the road (as they have a sole to them).

I ordered size 10 and was going to send them back as I couldn't get them on.

I was offered a refund or the next size up or a refund by Ajestore.

This was fair as it turns out because...and I feel to be fair to Ajestore I should post this message as a follow up...they each had tissue packed into the toe area.

It was so tightly packed, it made it feel like it was the end of the moccasins - but in fact not!

I was packing them up to send them back when I tried them again, and realised the end of the inside could be removed.

I know it sounds idiotic.

Anyway, these are actually very good quality for the price.

I'd also like to say that Ajestore were very complete and courteous dealing with my potential return issue.

So thank you to them.

If you want a pair of moccasins, get these. They are very cheap for what you get.

And very warm.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

David.


Elgato EyeTV Mobile, TV Tuner for iPad & iPhone (Lightning Connector), black
Elgato EyeTV Mobile, TV Tuner for iPad & iPhone (Lightning Connector), black
Price: £72.78

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Freeview TV nicely delivered to an iPad 4, 10 Nov 2013
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I have read some reviews of a similar Elgato eyeTV product that weren't favourable, but decided to chance it after reading some better ones.

In fact, this is a superb product. If you want Freeview on your iPad 4 (with Lightning connector) this is the way to get it.

Picture quality is excellent, and when the aerial is pointing in the right direction, the picture is fluid without any breakup.

I live in an area that gets all Freeview channels, and that is what I got.

The autotune was flawless, and the Electronic Programme Guide is superb - better than any other I have seen.

You can easily flip up and down the list of channels, or the EPG, as easily as any other app on the iPad.

The device itself is nicely made and very small, but even with the provided aerials, the picture quality is all you need.

No extra fees to pay for Freeview - and perfect TV recording too.

It offers an intuitive interface. Perfect in my view.

One tip - it does tell you to fully charge it using the supplied USB cable before connecting it to the iPad for the first time, which I did.

If you want Freeview on your iPad 4, iPad Air, iPhone 5 + or iPad Mini...this is a recommended way to get it.

You can probably tell I like it. You will too!
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Mens Classic 5-Hole Real Suede Desert Boots. Beige, Black Or Brown. Sizes 6-12. Roamers
Mens Classic 5-Hole Real Suede Desert Boots. Beige, Black Or Brown. Sizes 6-12. Roamers
Offered by CISSBURY RETAIL
Price: £25.99

5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Roamers 5 hole Desert Boots - BEWARE!, 20 Oct 2013
You will find a lot of positive reviews about this product, both here and on other websites. BEWARE!
The soles wear down in WEEKS not years. One pair broke away from the sole in five weeks from new. I ordered two pairs from Desert Boots .com (otherwise 'Shuperb').
Supposedly Scotchguarded before despatch at £2 extra per pair - yeah right. Not done.
If you want to squander £25 -£29 buy these.

If you want a decent pair of boots, buy a Clarks product with a few advantages...

Last more than a few months
Soles don't lose ALL grip in the rain
The supplier is reputable and not a crook
Look smart in any company.

You'll pay two three times more, but you'l get real boots, not papier mache ones.

Steer well clear of Roamers products - they are completely useless!
I have contacted trading standards...

Sincerely, please don't waste good money on Roamers.


Logitech Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard  - UK layout
Logitech Bluetooth Easy Switch Keyboard - UK layout
Price: £87.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Logitech K811 Keyboard - Very Nice!, 20 Sep 2013
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I have tried loads of keyboards looking for one that was portable but easy to type on without drop outs, and which suited the Mac and PC, and the K811 is finally that device.

Keys are easy to type on, not clacky, have just enough feedback, and superior to Mac keyboards.

The three way pairing works well, so you have one keyboard for three devices. Easy to set up.

I find I am typing much faster already.

If you want a keyboard for Mac, or for PC (you can but a unifying receiver from plugable to connect a PC desktop that doesn't have bluetooth) then this one is recommended. It's light, easy to use, recharges via USB (cable in the box) and illuminates when you put your hands to the keys.

Very pleased. No draw backs. Arrived within a day on Amazon Prime.


Strong, Robust Top Quality Netball Pole With Metal Base. Designed and manufactured in the UK with a 2 year warranty. January deal includes a free netball.(Available in 6 to 8 foot adjustable + 8 to 10 foot adjustable and 10 foot Pro. See options)
Strong, Robust Top Quality Netball Pole With Metal Base. Designed and manufactured in the UK with a 2 year warranty. January deal includes a free netball.(Available in 6 to 8 foot adjustable + 8 to 10 foot adjustable and 10 foot Pro. See options)
Offered by Avonstar
Price: £129.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Solid, but not made correctly, 17 Sep 2013
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The good things about this product and vendor are...

The tubing used for the pole, and the base box sections, are very strong. The base is solidly welded, though the weld spatter was not cleaned off before painting.

The package contains a free Netball Size 5, and a net comes with the ring.

It is painted a nice shade of green.

It was shipped on Monday and arrived Midday Tuesday, despite saying it might take until Thursday.

Less good things...

The instructions show poles being slotted together - but no words indicate in what order. There are two types of pole (two foot and nearly three foot).

Some of the welded on nuts didn't take a bolt because of weld splatter in the threads, or it not having been tapped properly.

One nut protruded inside the tube, and could only be assemble after filing the nut swarf and protrusion flat.

The worst thing was that one pole end has the hole 30mm from the end, but the pole that went into it had the bolt 35mm from the end. This needed redrilling - or in my case filing away of 5mm of steel. They should use jigs to make these parts, and make sure holes line up.

When it's up, I am sure it will do the job, but it wasn't hassle free. As a former engineer, I think a simple thing like this should be made to fit properly - it's easy to do!

I also think it will need painting every few years, but it is solidly made, so it should last.

I would have given it four stars if it had gone together without hassles.


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