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Bracoo Breathable Neoprene Ankle Support, One Size, Black
Bracoo Breathable Neoprene Ankle Support, One Size, Black
Offered by Comfytopia
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good Ankle Support, 28 Jan. 2015
(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to selecting the most appropriate type of ankle braces and ankle supports it can be a daunting task as there are so many different ones to choose from. This product in particular is an 'Ankle Support' and provides support and compression for the ankle area following an injury and also to prevent injury. More specifically it's short and long term purpose is to alleviate pain and speed up recovery.

In terms of quality it's obvious as soon as you remove it from the pack that it's made of high quality material that's fit for purpose. It's constructed of nylon, neoprene and spandex which gives it durability and heat retention (nylon), flexibility, stretch, breathable and cushioning (neoprene) and compression / additional heat retention (spandex). It's extremely lightweight and is approx the same size as a hand in both length and width along with having a thickness that's not too thin and not too thick.

The design is appropriate for it's intended purpose as not only does it contain beneficial material in the correct places but it allows users of different ankle sizes to wear it thanks to its adjustable strap design. The instructions are well documented on the Amazon product page and applying the product was quick and straightforward. When you wear it at first you think that isn't far too small but you have to pull the straps quite hard to make it stretch enough and once secured it stayed on firmly with no issues. It felt tight and comfortable against the area but not too tight. The velcro strap did not come off.

In my experience in this field I would recommend seeking the advice of a suitably qualified doctor / sports injury / physiotherapy specialist or chiropractor before buying one of these as they will be able to tell you which specific type you need and show you how tight it needs to be.


Camping Lantern Lamp Light Lighting
Camping Lantern Lamp Light Lighting

5.0 out of 5 stars Modern, Military, Sci-Fi Lantern With Superb Performance, 27 Jan. 2015
(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to planning camping holidays we always seem to remember to take sleeping bags, matts, hammers, pillows, food, clothes etc but there's one essential item that we often overlook - Lanterns. Most people rule out lanterns because they have a reputation of being heavy and battery thirsty but this lantern is different as it's lightweight and does not consume much battery power.

The presentation is first class and when you open the box and set eyes on the lantern it's obvious that attention for detail is important here. When the unit is in a 'closed' position it's about the same size as a drinks can or tin of food in both length, width and depth but much lighter than you can imagine. In an 'open' position the lamp slides out and doubles the overall length of the unit.

The appearance design is modern, military and sci-fi and in terms of quality it's made of a very strong, solid and sturdy black plastic material that's tough enough to protect the inner lamp unit yet light enough to keep its overall weight down. The lamp lantern screen is plastic and the 2 flexible metal handles can be in a stand up or down position. The battery compartment is located at the base of the lantern and this houses the X3 AA batteries.

After using the product for 4 days I found that it produced a very impressive amount of light given the battery power and it managed to light up my large sized lounge very nicely indeed. I liked the way that the lamp smoothly glided out from the 'shell' and how well protected it was when closed inside the casing. The flat base and metal handles are essential features for placing on a tent floor and hanging from an object. It's waterproof properties make it very useful for outdoor use and it was welcoming to come across a lantern that can be placed into a 'Shell' position and take up less space in a drawer or bag.

In terms of suitability I believe that this lantern would be suitable for small, medium, large and extra large tents and would also come in useful if you need to go for a quick 'tinkle' or sort out any tent related problems in the dark. When I was returning from a business trip recently I had a puncture on the road in an area that had no mobile phone / cell phone signal. I had to ask another motorist to hold a flashlight whilst pointing it at the 'spare tyre changing area'. This would have come in very useful for that purpose.

Verdict: Modern, Military, Sci-Fi Lantern With Superb Performance.


TaoTronics® LED Camping Lantern Ultra Bright Lamp Collapsible Light Weight Water Resistant Flashlight Lighting Suitable for Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Outdoor Adventures, Emergencies, Hurricanes, Outages
TaoTronics® LED Camping Lantern Ultra Bright Lamp Collapsible Light Weight Water Resistant Flashlight Lighting Suitable for Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Outdoor Adventures, Emergencies, Hurricanes, Outages

5.0 out of 5 stars High Quality 2 in 1 Small Lantern / Flashlight, 27 Jan. 2015
(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to selecting the most appropriate portable and temporary lighting for camping and indoor home use there is one type of product that wins every time - LED Lanterns.

This product in particular would be described as a "collapsible small lantern" but also acts as a flashlight when collapsed for ultimate flexibility. It comes nicely presented and is made of good quality material that's adequate for both indoor and outdoor use.

The top and bottom units are made of strong black hard plastic with a nice finish whilst the middle section is made of a white/grey flexible soft meshed fabric with a surrounding wired structure for support and rigidity. It's very light in mass, is about the same size as a tea/coffee coaster when collapsed (width) and has a thickness slightly shorter than your hand when fully expanded.

The design is modern, retro, compact and very unique with the screw on battery compartment housed on the top unit (X3 AA batteries) with an attached fold away handle for carrying or hanging and the flash light portion located at the rear of the unit. To open the expandable section you simply turn the bottom unit and perform the reverse action to close it. There is 1 multi function button located at the side of the unit and this controls the light function:

- Press X1 = Weak Power LED Light
- Press X2 = Strong Power LED Light
- Press X3 = Strobe Flashing Light
- Press X4 = OFF

In use I found that it was very easy to use and the multi function button worked accurately and responsively each time. The batteries were easy to insert / remove and whist the weak power light provided a sufficient amount of basic light to illuminate a small to medium sized tent or small room it produced a decent amount of light on the strong power as both a flashlight and lantern. The strobe flashing is an useful feature to have on the lantern and the unit collapsed and expanded each time with no technical issues to report. After testing the unit for 4 days I did not have any problems with it.

In my experience of using a number of different lanterns, flashlights and torches I have found that LED lanterns are much better at lighting up tents and small to medium sized rooms during a power-cut or bedside reading. The design of this product allows you to hang it up in a tent and allow you to continue as per normal in a hands free position whilst the flashlight is better suited at directing a beam of light directly in front of you, directly behind you or to highlight a small area at a short distance such as a drawer or bag.

Verdict: High Quality 2 in 1 Small Lantern / Flashlight.


S-ZONE Navy Stripes Printing Waterproof Thicken Mouldproof Bathroom Fabric Shower Curtain 72*72 inches, with 12 Hooks
S-ZONE Navy Stripes Printing Waterproof Thicken Mouldproof Bathroom Fabric Shower Curtain 72*72 inches, with 12 Hooks
Offered by TYFung
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Fashionable Nautical (Seaside) Shower Curtains, 26 Jan. 2015
Length:: 1:28 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to selecting the most appropriate shower screen you can either spend a lot of money on a fixed glass shower guard or go for a cheaper and more flexible alternative that wont cost the earth - "Shower Curtains".

I have seen quite a few low quality shower curtains over the years and it's obvious here that this product is NOT low quality. It's made of 100% polyester, mildew and waterproof resistant material that's fit for purpose.

In terms of size it's about the same length and width as a king size bed duvet and it has a very nice feel to it. The navy stripped design is very nautical (sea side), fashionable and will no doubt appeal to a wide audience.

It comes with 12 hooks for attaching the shower curtain to your shower rail via the holes on the material and it can be washed in your washing machine or by hand at cold temperatures.

The other advantage of course is that if you decided to change its design a few years down the line you can simply remove it from the shower rail and swap it with another one. I believe that this product offers very good value for money and I would therefore recommend it.


S-ZONE Sunflower Pattern Mildew Proof Polyester Fabric 72*72 inches Shower Curtain, with 12 Hooks
S-ZONE Sunflower Pattern Mildew Proof Polyester Fabric 72*72 inches Shower Curtain, with 12 Hooks
Offered by TYFung
Price: £12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Vibrant Coloured Sunflower Shower Curtains, 26 Jan. 2015
Length:: 1:23 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to selecting the most appropriate shower screen you can either spend a lot of money on a fixed glass shower guard or go for a cheaper and more flexible alternative that wont cost the earth - "Shower Curtains".

I have seen quite a few low quality shower curtains over the years and it's obvious here that this product is NOT low quality. It's made of 100% polyester, mildew and waterproof resistant material that's fit for purpose.

In terms of size it's about the same length and width as a king size bed duvet and it has a very nice feel to it. The sunflower design is very eye catching with its strong vibrant colours with a bold design. It comes with 12 hooks for attaching the shower curtain to your shower rail via the holes on the material and it can be washed in your washing machine or by hand at cold temperatures.

The other advantage of course is that if you decided to change its design a few years down the line you can simply remove it from the shower rail and swap it with another one. I believe that this product offers very good value for money and I would therefore recommend it.


S-ZONE Space Print Sweater Sweatshirt Printing pullovers Jumpers T Shirts for Women (A-Starry Sky)
S-ZONE Space Print Sweater Sweatshirt Printing pullovers Jumpers T Shirts for Women (A-Starry Sky)
Offered by TYFung
Price: £14.88

5.0 out of 5 stars An Ideal T-Shirt For Art Enthusiasts, 26 Jan. 2015
Length:: 1:26 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

This product is classed as both a women's T-Shirt and Sweatshirt. It's made of reasonably good quality material and while it's thicker than a standard T-Shirt its thinner than a sweatshirt (somewhere in the middle). The design is described as "A-Starry Sky" and for the art enthusiasts of this world you will recognise it from Van Goghs famous painting of the "The Starry-Night".

It's a crew neck garment with long sleeves and it's made of 95% polyester and 5% spandex. It has a nice feel to it with good comfort and the fit on 5ft 7inch, 10st, UK Top size 10, would be described as nice and baggy with a normal full length and sleeve size.

It's ideal for anyone who likes art or for someone who wants something a bit different. It's design and thickness would made it an ideal candidate to wear mainly outdoors in the Spring and Autumn or all year round indoors with blue / black jeans or leggings.


TYFung Cutaway inside view of Practice Padlock Lock training Skill Pick for Locksmith (1pc padlock + 2pc key 7 pins)
TYFung Cutaway inside view of Practice Padlock Lock training Skill Pick for Locksmith (1pc padlock + 2pc key 7 pins)
Offered by TYFung
Price: £12.57

5.0 out of 5 stars Decent Quality Training Lock With A Good Design, 26 Jan. 2015
Length:: 1:06 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to the training of 'Trainee Locksmiths' its difficult for them to fully grasp whats going on as they cannot see inside a lock. With this product though they can see how they are progressing in the early stages of 'Lock picking' as they can see inside the lock.

As you can see in the video the lock is made of good quality metal and it has a good design. It comes with 2 keys and there are key holes on opposite ends of the lock. If you watch the pins inside the lock carefully you can see that they are in different positions before and after locking and this is essential information for the trainee locksmith as he's assessing his own performance.

It's an ideal tool for any locksmith and for children and adults as an educational tool for learning the mysterious world of how locks work.


Best Skipping Jump Rope for Endurance Training and Fat Burning - Black - Easy Adjustable -More Intense Workout than Exercise Weights or Jogging - Add to your Speed and Agility Training Kit - Burns More Calories than Exercise Treadmills or Step Machines - Great for Crossfit Training
Best Skipping Jump Rope for Endurance Training and Fat Burning - Black - Easy Adjustable -More Intense Workout than Exercise Weights or Jogging - Add to your Speed and Agility Training Kit - Burns More Calories than Exercise Treadmills or Step Machines - Great for Crossfit Training
Offered by RDE Products
Price: £12.47

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Decent Quality Fitness Skipping Rope With A Solid Adjustment Feature, 26 Jan. 2015
Length:: 1:09 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to fitness there are a lot of different activities that you can do and skipping is one of the most effective at burning a large amount of calories within a short space of time.

This product is a skipping training rope that can be used by a number of individuals from different backgrounds of varying heights. It's suitable for both men and women and has features that will be advantageous to the user(s).

It's made of decent quality material with the handle being surrounded by a well padded foam and the rest of the unit consisting of a flexible plastic coated rope. The design is appropriate and very unique as it allows users of varying heights to adjust the length of the rope to the most appropriate size.

It's quick and easy to adjust and to do this you simply hold the end of the plastic rope and push it hard towards the base of the grip handle. The inner rope then pops the plastic cap out from the base of the handle and this allows you access to the plastic clip holders and adjust the length of the rope accordingly before securing it in place with the clips.

In use I found that it was easy to use and it raised my heart and breathing rate very rapidly. The good thing about using this was that the exercise was over very quickly indeed and I had burned a respectable amount of calories whilst giving my entire body a good and different type of workout. The foam handle grips were comfortable to hold and the inner clips stayed in place. I also liked the fact that it does not require hardly any storage space and it can be used by other family members.

I will be taking this with me on business trips to conduct skipping exercises at night (not that people in neighbouring rooms would welcome that idea) as I find that hotel gyms do not meet the required standard.

Verdict: A Decent Quality Fitness Skipping Rope With A Solid Adjustment Feature


Mixcder® M04 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone Over-Ear Stereo Headset Noise Canceling With Built-in Microphone for Music Streaming & Hands-free Calling, 24-Hour Playtime for iPhone 6 / 6 plus / 5S, iPad Air / Mini, iPod, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 / Note 3 / S5 / S4, MP3 / MP4 and Other Bluetooth Enabled Smartphone, Tablet and Laptop
Mixcder® M04 Wireless Bluetooth Headphone Over-Ear Stereo Headset Noise Canceling With Built-in Microphone for Music Streaming & Hands-free Calling, 24-Hour Playtime for iPhone 6 / 6 plus / 5S, iPad Air / Mini, iPod, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 / Note 3 / S5 / S4, MP3 / MP4 and Other Bluetooth Enabled Smartphone, Tablet and Laptop
Offered by Iselector
Price: £59.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well Made Headphones With Excellent Comfort, 25 Jan. 2015
Length:: 2:48 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

This product is a wireless bluetooth headset which is compatible with a number of different bluetooth compatible small to large sized devices.

As you can see in the video it's made of decent quality material throughout and whilst the outer earphones and lower headband sections are made of a hard matte black plastic with a really nice finish the outer upper headband area and inner earphones are made of a sufficiently soft and well padded foam with surrounding black and soft PU leather. They are very light in mass.

In terms of design appearance they would be classed as appealing, stylish, modern and aztec-y whilst the structure and functional design provides an impressive degree of flexibility to the user thanks to its super flexible headset settings (fully expandable headband with revolving earbuds). The built in MIC, ON/OFF/Pair/Call/Vol +/- are on the left earphone and the Play/Pause/Forward/Back/USB charging port are on the right. The only areas for improvement here are firstly the built in MIC that faces outwards and although it's only at a hands length away from your mouth you still have to talk louder than with a flexible MIC that can be placed directly towards the mouth and moved away when not in use. The buttons could also be slightly wider but are appropriately sized in terms of length.

The instructions are first class and explain everything you need to know in a small foldout guide. To pair your device with your product you firstly turn on the bluetooth setting of your phone and hold down the ON/OFF/Pair button on the headset until it turns the LED to a flashing Red/Blue colour (3 seconds). My iPhone recognised it very quickly and I was using the headphones seconds latter.

The sound quality produced was very good with clearness, a decent amount of bass and not too much interference of any kind. It coped very well indeed with low to mid levels and whilst it struggled to maintain audio quality at much higher volume settings this is partially expected and wasn't an issue for me as I found that maintenance at mid levels was enough for me and I have no interest in perforating my eardrums with these type of audio accessories. The wireless bluetooth signal was very good with no loss of signal as long as I remained within the 'Bluetooth Tertiary'.

They were very comfortable to wear for even long periods and the expandable headband accommodated my large sized head very well indeed with its smooth and flexible movements. The noise cancelling worked 'Reasonably Well' and whilst all buttons were reliably responsive, all the other features were acceptable.

The headphones get charged via the USB port in about 2-3 hours to a battery capacity of 400mAh this should be enough to provide 18 hours of talk and audio time at normal sound levels and 250 hours of standby time.

Verdict: 9/10 - Well Made Headphones With Excellent Comfort.


[ iPhone 6 Plus Waterproof Case with Kickstand ] - Iselector™ IP68 Waterproof Shock-proof Snow-proof Dirt-poof Protective Hard Case Cover with Fingerprint Touch ID for Apple iPhone 6 5.5 inch ONLY (White)
[ iPhone 6 Plus Waterproof Case with Kickstand ] - Iselector™ IP68 Waterproof Shock-proof Snow-proof Dirt-poof Protective Hard Case Cover with Fingerprint Touch ID for Apple iPhone 6 5.5 inch ONLY (White)
Offered by Iselector
Price: £29.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Decent Quality, Design And Fully Waterproof Case, 25 Jan. 2015
Length:: 2:32 Mins

(This product was sent to me by the Manufacturer / Distributor for an honest and unbiased review).

When it comes to deciding on which cover, case or sleeve to buy for your iPhone it can take a lot of trial and error at times and we often spend more time looking for the most appropriate accessory than we do on decided on which phone to buy. This product is mainly targeted towards individuals who spend some of their time in or near and aqueous environment (sea, river, lake etc) and also for individuals that use their phones in or near the bath and shower.

As you can see in the video it's very well presented and it's made of decent quality black and white matte material. It's lightweight and is slightly larger in size that your iPhone 6. It has a good design and whilst the instructions are quite well written and adequate to some degree it could do with strengthening in certain keys areas (opening of case).

Before you insert your device into the product and drop it into the bath to test its waterproof abilities you have to perform a 'Water Test' to ensure that the case is fully integral before you use the product. This basically involves firstly ensuring that the yellow jacket seal around the inner perimeter of the top cover is fully in place (it's obvious if it's not) and then attaching the top cover to the bottom cover. It's very important that you keep on going around the edges of the case to close them tightly together and it will take 2-3 attempts at going around it before you no longer hear a 'click'. I then submerged it in the bath for 10 mins and if no bubbles appear and it's dry inside after you take the case apart then it's deemed waterproof.

When your phone is placed inside you have access to the buttons, speaker, switches, ports etc and the only key differences are that you don't have as much light penetrating your back camera lens and the images will therefore be slightly darker. It will initially feel a lot different to operate your device when it's in the product but this can be expected and is common with all cases of this kind (it would be unrealistic to expect your device to operate in exactly the same way with the same feel and performance as your device would without an external water proof case).

Removing the cover is the most challenging part and in the end I found that the most appropriate tool to use was a normal blunt kitchen knife and to open it you place it into the bottom corner (there's a dedicated indentation for this) and slide the knife across by about 1cm before doing a quick and sharp twist with the knife. There is very little pressure required, only a sharp twist. The product also has a landscape stand attached to the case for watching videos etc and also includes a cleaning cloth for your iPhone and product case screen, a 3.5mm audio connector jack lead (same length as your iPhone 6) and there is a hand sized carry strap included which is always useful.

I believe that this product offers good value for money at the current price point given the quality, design and performance during the 'Water Proof Test'.


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