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Migrating to Windows 8.1: For computer users without a touch screen, coming from XP, Vista or Windows 7
Migrating to Windows 8.1: For computer users without a touch screen, coming from XP, Vista or Windows 7
by Dr. Andy Williams
Edition: Paperback
Price: £8.06

4.0 out of 5 stars First read for someone new to W8.1, 13 Mar 2014
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The printed version very clearly started as an e-book: and it shows in the quality of reproduction on the pages. But it does what it says without any unnecessary fuss. I would rate it a good starter.


Duronic SP300R Smart-Pointer (RED) 2.4Ghz RF Wireless Plug & Play Presenter with Laser Pointer. Free Case
Duronic SP300R Smart-Pointer (RED) 2.4Ghz RF Wireless Plug & Play Presenter with Laser Pointer. Free Case
Offered by DURONIC
Price: £39.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Smart Pointer, 13 Mar 2014
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It arrived as was meant. It worked straight out of the box. But, it seemed to me that sometimes it took a while to "warm up" but it always worked eventually. The problem is unlikely to lie with the computer, because it is a new Windows 8.1 machine with some power, and has no trouble picking up the internet wirelessly.
But for someone who wishes to present PowerPoint while standing well to the side of the screen, and facing the audience it should be fine, without being unduly expensive.


The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Book for Digital Photographers (Voices That Matter)
by Scott Kelby
Edition: Paperback
Price: £23.99

4.0 out of 5 stars A well-known author on a fairly heavyweight subject, 25 Jan 2014
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LightRoom 5 is not a simple piece of software; so some decent manuals (Adobe's own do not appeal to me), become a virtual necessity. Some of Kelby's previous writings have put me off him because I find his rather forced attempts at humour no help at all. But, so far, I am managing slightly better with this one. But I may still prefer the one by Victoria Bampton.


Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 - The Missing FAQ - Real Answers to Real Questions Asked by Lightroom Users
by Victoria Bampton
Edition: Paperback
Price: £29.95

5.0 out of 5 stars A reliable author tackling a more complex subject, 25 Jan 2014
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Bampton has become a favoured author of mine with her no-nonsense (and no silly attempts at humour) manuals.
Lightroom 5 is, of course, a different kettle of fish from PhotoShop Elements (even the latest versions thereof).
But if her previous books are anything to go by, I'll get into LightRoom with her help. Time (and effort) will tell!
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Seiko Men's 5 Automatic Watch SNKK87K1
Seiko Men's 5 Automatic Watch SNKK87K1
Offered by ACE OF WATCHES
Price: £55.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A good clear automatic timepiece -- no batteries, just keep your arm moving, 25 Jan 2014
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A good looking timepiece which functions well.
But the adjustment of time is not that easy -- it's hard to get the minute hand aligned at the right place as the second hand does not seem to be stoppable.
Maybe I'll get batter at this after a few non-31-day months require a few more adjustments.


Alex Ferguson My Autobiography
Alex Ferguson My Autobiography
by Alex Ferguson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £9.00

4.0 out of 5 stars If you want to know about the man, read the book, 25 Jan 2014
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I am not a huge football fan myself. But my grandson seemed pleased with it and devoured it fairly quickly.


Belkin 15.6" Laptop Sleeve in Black and Red
Belkin 15.6" Laptop Sleeve in Black and Red
Offered by UR Mobile
Price: £10.44

5.0 out of 5 stars Great close protection for the laptop itself, 25 Jan 2014
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It does its job well. But a pity about the heavyweight charger+plug etc!
Presumably one should envisage using this good sleeve in conjunction with a lager bag which can then contain those other awkward bits and pieces.


Supergets® Blackberry Curve 9320 Premium Quality Black Top Flip Case Covers, Screen Protector and Polishing Cloth
Supergets® Blackberry Curve 9320 Premium Quality Black Top Flip Case Covers, Screen Protector and Polishing Cloth
Offered by StarAccessories
Price: £2.89

4.0 out of 5 stars Better than the RIM case, 25 Jan 2014
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I found the RIM case too tight (impossible to remove from the phone with just one hand.
So, I got this instead. It provides slightly less protection (when carried in a trouser pocket, dust can and does get in round the sides). But the protection is reasonable, and access much easier -- one hand can easily do it. If you press very hard on the case, the it can operate some keys. So, treat it reasonably and all will be well.


Photoshop Elements 12: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)
Photoshop Elements 12: The Missing Manual (Missing Manuals)
by Barbara Brundage
Edition: Paperback
Price: £22.42

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good readable manual; without idiotic attempt at humour!, 25 Jan 2014
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Very pleased to be keeping up with the latest version.
I like this author's style, and her coverage of the material


Gripping Stuff!
Gripping Stuff!
Offered by Gamma Life
Price: £5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Arrived fine despite my attempt to foul up the order, 25 Jan 2014
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Excellent stuff for Christmas cards etc.
Put away after use ready for next year (sorry manufacturer).
We have used it in the past very successfully, but are not sure how many re-uses are sensible.
After some uses the strip does tend to leave quite a bit of sticky on the back of the displayed card.


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