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The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
Price: £3.66

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars very uninspiring, 13 Oct. 2014
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The whole thing was frankly boring. Lots of uninteresting perspectives, not particularly well written and lacking any purpose whatsoever. I would advise not bothering. But, that's just my personal view.


1080p HD Wireless WiFi Outdoor Security Camera. All-in-one Home CCTV with Free Cloud Recording. Free iPhone, iPad and Android apps. 3 Steps Set-up, 15m Night Vision, Motion Sensor, Remote Playback DVR, ONVIF Ready. UCam247-HDO1080.
1080p HD Wireless WiFi Outdoor Security Camera. All-in-one Home CCTV with Free Cloud Recording. Free iPhone, iPad and Android apps. 3 Steps Set-up, 15m Night Vision, Motion Sensor, Remote Playback DVR, ONVIF Ready. UCam247-HDO1080.
Offered by EyeSpy247
Price: £259.99

47 of 47 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Does what it says - great product, easy to set up., 21 Jan. 2014
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Feb 2015 - just a quick update to say that I've been using this camera for around a year now & it's still great. No issues or problems. I would definately buy again if I needed another.

31/1/14- Been set up outside for a week now. Working fine. The wifi can be a little tricky to get stable if the antenna is right up against a brick wall. Took me a while to figure that out. My camera is mounted with the antenna protruding over the roof & it is working very reliably. Still experimenting with the motion detection - there are a few settings to vary sensitivity - takes a bit of trial and error to stop heavy rain triggering it. Overall pleased with durability & performance.

25/1/14 -dropped down 1 star due to intermittent wifi connection issues when trying the camera in different outside locations. Despite the camera reporting near full strength signal, streaming is being interrupted and wifi connection is dropping out. Trials will continue.......

This is my second purchase. I bought the 720p version (£30) cheaper a couple of weeks ago, was impressed & wanted a second, then saw this 1080p version just released so thought I'd give it a try.

Functionally , it's very similar to the slightly lower resolution version which I loved. I have to look very, very closely at image detail to notice the higher resolution, but have only been using it for a few days, so time may change that view. The only difference I have spotted in addition to the obvious higher resolution is that at resolution 1920*1080 you can only stream at 18fps, not 30fps as you can at 1280*720. Having said that, I have not found it to he a problem. I suspect the limitation may be down to processing power of the ARM chip driving this device.

Some users have complained about slightly jumpy recordings when motion detection is activated. I'm recording to a Nas & my router supports a Quality Of Service function which I have set up - it could be that, but I am experiencing no problems with this or the other camera.

P2P viewing using the ucam app on an iPhone & ipad is great over 3G and wifi. The p2p app does restrict image resolution, but you can view in a browser at full resolution if your device supports it & you need that detail. But the app is great.

The camera is a breeze to set up &, unlike others I've looked at, requires no technical knowledge. You can of course configure everything manually should you desire, shutting down upnp and manually setting up port forwarding or use a DDNS should you so desire - but it's not necessary unless you have some specific needs in mind.

Can't really comment in durability yet, too soon to say, but build quality seems great & they are rated at IP 67, which is again better than some alternatives. I will add future updates as time passes.

EYESpy247 tech support is very responsive. They pointed me to a firmware upgrade for my other camera which installed and brought it up to the same revision as this one no problems. There doesn't seem to be any easy way to keep in touch with regular updates though & no release notes are published for updates - very minor really.

I have not tried the test the security / privacy of these devices yet. There is a basic login password, but I am not sure if the passwords are encrypted, or if you can Telnet or Ssh into these devised and get into the OS/firmware and file structure directly - most are vulnerable to some degree, but again, probably not an issue for most installations. I suspect this is as secure as most on the market.

So far so good - great product, but ask yourself if you really need full1080p, or you can save £30.00.

I will aim to publish more information as I use it over the coming months.
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kenable 5.5 x 2.1mm DC Power Plug to Socket CCTV Extension Lead Cable 10m
kenable 5.5 x 2.1mm DC Power Plug to Socket CCTV Extension Lead Cable 10m
Offered by kenable_ltd
Price: £3.47

2.0 out of 5 stars Works, but needs tape to secure it, 18 Jan. 2014
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Fundamentally, this item is functional, but the connection on mine at the camera end ( got,it plugged into an ip camera) needs tape to secure it, otherwise, the connection keeps breaking. It could be the socket it is going into in a ucam247 hdo since it does have a waterproof cover, but ucams own product works really well, unlike this one.


HD Wireless Outdoor Security Camera. All-in-one WiFi IP Home CCTV. Setup in 3 steps from iPhone, iPad and Android. 15m Night Vision, Motion Sensor, SD card DVR, Free Cloud Video Recording Service, Instant Alerts and more. UCam247-HDO.
HD Wireless Outdoor Security Camera. All-in-one WiFi IP Home CCTV. Setup in 3 steps from iPhone, iPad and Android. 15m Night Vision, Motion Sensor, SD card DVR, Free Cloud Video Recording Service, Instant Alerts and more. UCam247-HDO.

5.0 out of 5 stars Cracking Product, 9 Jan. 2014
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I did a lot of research into Ip cameras and picked this one for the following reasons:

Build quality
Ease. Of set up
Resolution
Flexibility

It ticks all this boxes, Not the cheapest, but you get what you pay for usually. For basic usage, it's a doddle 3 simple steps and you're working. You can tailor it via the easy to use menu and if wanted, can set up eg storage to Nas, DDNS etc.

Only been using it for 2 days, but reliability good so far. Three are a few technical glitches - very minor eg if you turn the microphone off, the steaming on mine stops - but that's not a big issue & I shall log this to see if there is a firmware upgrade.

Highly recommended. Picture quality fab.
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Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display with Next-Gen Built-in Light, Wi-Fi
Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display with Next-Gen Built-in Light, Wi-Fi

5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome, 26 Dec. 2013
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The backlight is a great addition over the kindle touch. Makes it so much more versatile. Simply brilliant if you want an book without the expense of a tablet -If you want a tablet, ipad is the best way forward by the way.


Apple Magic Mouse
Apple Magic Mouse
Offered by British Deals
Price: £55.00

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous, 26 Dec. 2013
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This review is from: Apple Magic Mouse (Accessory)
It's just brilliant. Connects instantly & is great to use. Loads better that conventional mice.
May need to buy the docking station next though!


Logitech Wireless Speaker Adaptor for Bluetooth Audio Devices
Logitech Wireless Speaker Adaptor for Bluetooth Audio Devices

5.0 out of 5 stars Works out the box, great quality & phenomenal value, 26 Dec. 2013
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This is one of the best Bluetooth streaming products on the market. Stream spotify, itunes, Nas music files with no hassle at all. Loads cheaper than most others on the market offering this quality.

I also have a sonos system, which is great, operates over wifi & overs far more flexibility but is many times more expensive. If you want simple point to point streaming, this is a must.


Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Cycling Disorder
Price: £0.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Fun read, 1 July 2012
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This is a great, lighthearted read. Easy to dip into, or get through in a wet afternoon! Some great annecdotes, presented in an engaging way.

Particularly liked the End to End piece - having also done this, it was easy to relate to his perspectives.


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