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Oral-B Trizone 4000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Oral-B Trizone 4000 Electric Rechargeable Toothbrush Powered by Braun
Price: 55.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Cleaned your teeth to the dentists recommended time, 25 Aug 2014
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The Oral-B tri-zone toothbrush is an electric toothbrush which is wireless rechargeable, it comes with a stand which can also be incorporated in to a toothbrush head holder so the whole family can use the one brush handle if you like.
The brush is fairly standard Oral-B brush with a reciprocating head. The handle is not too heavy and contains some indicator lights to tell you how well changed it is. There is also a red LED light which flashes if you are pressing on your teeth too hard (a nice touch). The brush has a two minute timer so you know you have cleaned your teeth to the dentists recommended time for cleaning.
One of my bug bares of recent times is that the charger comes with a continental two pin plug fitted rather than a UK three pin plug, I should dock a point for this.


Vibe FLI Over-Ear Headphones with In-Line Microphone - White
Vibe FLI Over-Ear Headphones with In-Line Microphone - White
Offered by Shop Spectrum
Price: 57.98

5.0 out of 5 stars These Headphones are Sick, 25 Aug 2014
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These headphones according to My daughter who is the main user of such things are 'Sick', which I take to mean very good.
They have a nice bass response, and a natural sound to them, with a good bass response.
They are being used mainly as headphones for her Samsung Galaxy S3 and laptop. The connection cable is a ribbon type and stylish though for sure I am not of the opinion that this is the best type of cable for degradation of the signal, though as I said they sound good and natural.
The ear cuffs are comfortable and keep much of the outside noise out.
Overall a great product which it should be for the price paid.


Analogue Studio Antistatic Inner CD Sleeves - Pack of 20
Analogue Studio Antistatic Inner CD Sleeves - Pack of 20
Offered by Analogue Seduction
Price: 5.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Inner sleeves offer better protection, 16 Aug 2014
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fed up with getting box sets where the CD's are tucked into card board sleeves, potential scratches etc. These are excellent as they store the discs in side the antistatic cover and offers the oppertunity to remove teh cover from the cardboard without touching the Discs.
Of course the record comapnies should use these all the time, but they do like to cut costs whereevr possible.


Bass Guitar For Dummies
Bass Guitar For Dummies
by Patrick Pfeiffer
Edition: Paperback
Price: 11.89

5.0 out of 5 stars The key though is perseverance, 5 Aug 2014
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Teach Yourself bass Guitar like all the books in the range, it does take you through the basics right up to some quite complex stuff. This book is ideal for the person wanting to learn bass guitar from scratch, The key though is perseverance.
Good value and with some great web based aids to help you along.


Philips Sonicare HX3130/02 Pink Power Up Rechargeable Toothbrush
Philips Sonicare HX3130/02 Pink Power Up Rechargeable Toothbrush
Offered by Parisa Online
Price: 30.90

4.0 out of 5 stars You will not find many better on the market, 5 Aug 2014
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A mixture of good and not so good, and don't get me wrong if you are looking for a toothbrush you will not find many better on the market, this came in a nice pink finish so ideal for my wife. However having used Sonicare toothbrushes in the past this one just does not quite come up to the standards set before,
The brush itself is basic with an On off switch and that's it, when we got the brush we put on to charge and that's when we noticed no indicator to say if its charged or low. No button to change the settings from Tooth care to Gum care or ultra clean !!!
What we also noticed is that 2 minutes cleaning on this brush is longer than two minutes on my older brush by about 5 seconds. There is also no skip telling you to change the quarter of your mouth that you are cleaning.
There is also no travel case, or spare/change of head.

All minor niggles but at the price I think significant.
If you want a very basic sonic brush then this is it and 10/10 for cleaning.
0/10 for the extras though.


Philips YS527/17 Click and Style 2-in-1 Shave and Stubble
Philips YS527/17 Click and Style 2-in-1 Shave and Stubble
Price: 66.35

4.0 out of 5 stars nice product very functional and light ideal for holidays, 24 July 2014
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This is a very Light weight shaver and stubble trimmer, it feel like there is no battery or motor in it. However it works well and lasts a good time on one charge.

The heads are interchangeable bit of tugging required as they clip to the motor body. The razor feels good and though it feels like its quite cheep its very effective for a double rotary head shaver and is also very quiet when in use.
The clipper attachment has a simple slide which set the length you would like you stubble or in my case side burns at. Again quite quiet when in use.

Marks off for having one of those horrible continental two pin plug rather than a UK three pin plug, adapters can be brought from Amazon but that's beside the point. If I live in the UK I want a UK plug. I would expect the US Plug on a US sourced product.

Overall a nice product though it feels quiet cheep its very functional and light ideal for holidays etc.


NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Oblo by KRUPS Coffee Capsule Machine - Black
NESCAFE Dolce Gusto Oblo by KRUPS Coffee Capsule Machine - Black
Price: 89.00

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Simple machine to use but the minor niggles do remove some of the shine, 20 July 2014
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If you are after a capsule coffee machine then you could do worse than use this. The 'Dolce Gusto' capsules are available everywhere (including Amazon and most supermarkets or the 'Dolce Gusto' website) and offer a wide variety of hot coffees teas and chocolates.
The machine itself looks great and is simple to use, with an on off switch and a leaver to pass through either hot or cold water.
Fill the water reservoir with cold water place in the back of the machine and press the on Off button. As soon as it stops flashing red and goes green you can use the machine. Place a capsule in the holder and push the lever down then swing the hot or cold button across and fill to taste a rough estimate is given on the capsule box of the size of Coffee it should make (Some are surprisingly small).
To use the machine is simplicity itself, so why have a docked a point ?
There are a number of niggly design features which if improved would make this a great machine.
1) The water reservoir requires the machine to be moved from its location as you have to access the back of the machine to remove it and sometimes its not that easy to put back when full.
2) If you need to empty the previous its not that easy as there is no outlet short of tipping the water out and that causes a bit of splashing due to the design.
3) The lead is a rather strange and out of keeping with the machine colour a sort of orangey red. This is visible through the machine and water reservoir when its in place.
Three minor things but when you are paying such a large amount of money these do rather take the shine off.

In summary though very simple machine to use but the minor niggles do remove some of the shine.


There Are But Four..
There Are But Four..
Price: 9.75

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Here Comes the Nice, 1 July 2014
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This review is from: There Are But Four.. (Audio CD)
As was the way in the 60s many groups had two version of albums, one for the UK and on in the US.
The Small faces had this as their US debut, a hotch potch of Hits and Key tracks, and very cohesive in the mix.
It’s very difficult to go wrong with a small faces Collection anyway no song outstays its welcome. Nothing much longer that 2 minutes.

What makes this deluxe edition different then?

First its two discs though it would probably fit on one disc, but it does preserve some integrity, in the album.

The first disc is the straight stereo version of the album sounds great not mastered too hot, plenty of dynamics, tacked on the end are early mix versions of some songs
I think ‘Up The Wooden Hills To Bedfordshire‘ great, ‘I’m Only Dreaming’ sounds great with a more focused Steve's vocal. ‘Get Yourself Together’ good and ‘(Tell Me) Have You Ever Seen Me’, the acoustic guitar is prominent and far out front of all but the vocals

Disc 2 is the unreleased mono DJ/promo mix, a very different sounding album Mono obviously but the mix sounds so different as to make it new and unfamiliar, but all the songs are there.

This disc finishes with more bonus tracks the USA version of ‘Here Comes the Nice’ nuances to the vocal parts mark this out, The last track, Green Circles (take 1, alt. mix 2very stripped back as is the vocal less Tin Soldier (TV version)

A worthy addition to the Small faces collector.


TCP LED E14 Small Edison Screw 5 Watt LED Candle, White
TCP LED E14 Small Edison Screw 5 Watt LED Candle, White
Price: 9.85

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Out with the old in with the new and 1/6 of the running costs, 30 Jun 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This bulb fits a small screw in Bulb is a little heavier than an incandescent bulb and given that it is 5 W (30 W) equivalent, the size of the bulb is excellent fitting our cooker hood well in the tight gap normally reserved for a traditional candle bulb.

The good thing though is that the curse of the LED bulb (just too white a light and too directional) is not apparent with this model, though this model may be a little ‘whiter’ than the bulbs it replaces.

The brilliant thing as well is that the running costs are a fraction of what a normal bulb is and being LEDs these will last for a very long time, (Time enough in theory to recover costs and reap the benefits


TCP LED B22d Bayonet Cap 10 Watt LED Classic Shape, White
TCP LED B22d Bayonet Cap 10 Watt LED Classic Shape, White
Price: 12.30

5.0 out of 5 stars The curse of the LED bulb is NOT apparent, 30 Jun 2014
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This bulb fits a Bayonet fitting, the bulb is a little heavier than an incandescent bulb and given that it is 10 W (60 W) equivalent, I was expecting this to be quite bright, but this is not just quite bright but very bright I would say nearer 100W equivalent.

The good thing though is that the curse of the LED bulb (just too white a light and too directional) is not apparent with this model. The light is described as ‘warm white’, and gives a more incandescent bulb colour to the light more natural than the stark white of some LED bulbs.

The brilliant thing as well is that the running costs are a fraction of what a normal bulb is and being LEDs these will last for a very long time, (Time enough in theory to recover costs and reap the benefits)


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