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Trust Your Eyes
Trust Your Eyes
by Linwood Barclay
Edition: Paperback
Price: £5.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Gripping, keeps you guessing - disappointing ending, 29 July 2014
This review is from: Trust Your Eyes (Paperback)
Great start - disappointing end.

First taste of Linwood Barclay and this I like this authors style. An excellent read, very gripping and paced very well. Characters are good especially the complicated Thomas. However, where this falls down is how it's all tied together at the end, seems the author randomly ran out of ideas in how to end certain storyline and the ending felt very rushed.

However, the twists kept you guessing - even if it were resolved in a rather rushed, clumsy and unrealistic end.


BaByliss for Men 7890U i-stubble Trimmer
BaByliss for Men 7890U i-stubble Trimmer

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Just About Works For 6 Months - Then Slowly Gives Up, 10 Nov 2013
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Don't waste your time on this. After extensive researching of this product and after reading many reviews - I plumped for this. I have used electric trimmers before - but this one seemed worth the higher price due to the generally positive reviews.

The product initially seemed OK - minimum length of 0.4mm is OK but still sightly too long for a short shave. However, you can never get a patch-free shave in one go, you will have to go over the same spot several times and will take a few shaves to get an even consistency all over your face/neck. However - I was willing to put up with this as I am not too fussy - but can imagine this would annoy those in a massive rush in the mornings and perfectionists who want a perfect looking beard.

BUT then - after 6 months - the automatic length button didn't work and was stuck on the minimum length. A mild annoyance however given this was my most commonly used setting - it still did the job. 2 weeks later - the battery which initially lasted a good 5-7 shaves before needed recharging, now needed recharging every 2 shaves. Then another week later - battery completely died and now won't recharge.

For such a premium product - you expect it to last and to delivery. Sadly, despite the positive reviews - this product does neither. I will be trying another brand of shaver next.


The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry
The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry
by Rachel Joyce
Edition: Paperback
Price: £3.85

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Lovely story but not perfect, 4 May 2013
This was a bit of a strange one.
I don't think I enjoyed reading it throughout but the story itself will stick with you for years to come. The book is very heavy on description and given the nature of the story - actual dialogue is at times quite rare.

The book starts of excellently, but then slows down immensely during the middle chapters - however naturally picks up towards the end as Harold comes to the end of his journey.

The story however is heartwarming, eye-opening and at times quite sad. A must read for those who are patient enough to stick with it.


TeckNet® In Car Universal FM Transmitter
TeckNet® In Car Universal FM Transmitter
Offered by SPEEDY GOAL LIMITED
Price: £10.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Does the job, 15 April 2013
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Very basic but useful product - does what it says and does a decent job of it. Only downfall is that it takes a bit of work to get it out of the cigarette socket once pluggeed in due to its small size - requires quite a forceful pull out of the socket but nothing major.

Sound quality is average/good but still short of FM radio stations and miles worse than CD quality but this is the nature of FM transmitters in general - not sure any other products will do it any better.


The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared
by Jonas Jonasson
Edition: Paperback
Price: £6.29

5.0 out of 5 stars The Greatest Adventure Of All Time, 25 Feb 2013
What a book.

The story of an old man who doesnt take himself or life too seriously. Filled with fantastic stories but it is very much a case of 'what you see is what you get'.

An old man decides enough is enough and decides to leave his retirement home aged 100 - what follows is a story of a suitcase, the police and an elephant. However, the book interlapses nicely with the man's past where he travels across the world to somewhat accidently shape almost all of modern history.

A funny, charming book you will never forget. One of my favourites of all time.


FIFA 13 (PS3)
FIFA 13 (PS3)
Offered by Shop4World
Price: £6.99

5 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best Just Got Better, 28 Sep 2012
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: FIFA 13 (PS3) (Video Game)
Got mine a day before release so have been playing on it for a few hours now. First impressions are excellent.

The first touch control makes the game a lot more realistic than the older games, and the game generally feels a lot more fluid. The greatest noticeable improvement is the improved crossing. Crosses and corners can be whipped in and are less predictable making corners that extra bit harder to defend and that extra bit satisfying when you get it right.

The visuals look sharper and the added training extras add great value.

All in all - a fantastic improvement and still the best football game out there.


Ultimate Ears 600vi Noise-Isolating Headset
Ultimate Ears 600vi Noise-Isolating Headset
Offered by 3B-IT Ltd
Price: £38.99

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sound great - for 5 months, 10 Aug 2012
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Purchased these headphones in Feb 2012 - and as of last week (July 2012)the wire at the connection end of the headphones has started to split and consequently the right earphone no longer works.

Logitec did offer a replacement but after reading a similar problem on here - decided to ask Amazon for a refund. I take care of my headphones and it is apparently quite a common problem which to me suggests a design fault.

The headphones themselves sound great - good mid's and high and not overly bass-filled. Very comfortable although the built in mic isnt the best - it does the job. The price has gone up on these though - I got them for £60 - not sure I'd pay much more.

Sadly the build quality is not what I expect for earphones at this price.
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MediaDevil Magicscreen Screen Protector: Crystal Clear (Invisible) - Apple iPhone 4 / 4S - (2 x Screen Protectors)
MediaDevil Magicscreen Screen Protector: Crystal Clear (Invisible) - Apple iPhone 4 / 4S - (2 x Screen Protectors)
Offered by MediaDevil
Price: £11.97

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunned at how 'barely there' it is. Amazing customer service., 19 Oct 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I never write reviews for products. But this one deserved it.

Recently purchased an iPhone 4S and was looking for a good screen protector - although was worried if it will show and ruin the look of my iPhone. This screen protector however is to my eyes anyway - almost invisible. I cannot tell you how stunned I am by how thin/invisible this thing is. Crazy.

But the thing that made me write a review was the customer service - upon ordering - got a welcome email from the company itself (Phone Devil) saying welcome, and a link to a youtube application video (which is IMO essential viewing to apply the protector effectively).

Also - throwing 2 Moam sweets in the envelope - excellent personal touch!

The whole experience left me feeling valued as a customer and this is what online purchasing should be all about.

If you have any doubts - dont. Just buy one for your iPhone.


Belkin 802.11g Wireless Modem Router and Usb Adapter Bundle (F5D7632uk4 / F5D7050uk)
Belkin 802.11g Wireless Modem Router and Usb Adapter Bundle (F5D7632uk4 / F5D7050uk)
Offered by FLASHSUPERSTORE
Price: £27.99

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great product, difficult to setup but great technical suppor, 22 Dec 2005
Bought the router and connecting it up was easy. However, when it came to configuring the IP addresses, usernames and passwords and connection types, i founds myself rather stuck. However, a quick call to belkins freephone helpline, although i was on hold for 5 minutes, got me sorted out in around 5 minutes, the guy was really helpful and now the router works fine.


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