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SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB Memory  - Frustration Free Packaging
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB Memory - Frustration Free Packaging
Price: 6.55

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Value., 21 Nov 2012
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This is an excellent way to create a bit of space on your pc/lap top, or transport files to another usb device. Usually you can expect to pay about 1 per gigabyte , so the Cruzer Blade is excellent value for money from Amazon, and you've got the peace of mind that most SanDisk products will give you. Just out of interest , go and see what your local supermarkets are selling 16GB usb sticks for, and then rush back here and press the buy button - you won't regret it!


Bluetooth Transmitter For Ipod In White. Simple Plug And Play Connection, Use Your Ipod With Bluetooth Headphones And Cordless Speakers. Also Supports Remote Control Of Ipod For Total Wireless Action. Also Available In Black
Bluetooth Transmitter For Ipod In White. Simple Plug And Play Connection, Use Your Ipod With Bluetooth Headphones And Cordless Speakers. Also Supports Remote Control Of Ipod For Total Wireless Action. Also Available In Black

5.0 out of 5 stars Bluetooth For Your iPod., 21 Nov 2012
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This iPod transmitter works like a dream - just plug it into your iPod , and it will happily pair up with your bluetooth headphones,giving additional volume, and crystal clear playback of all the audio on your device. You can control your iPod directly from your headphones too , if they have that facility. Just the job for someone like me who likes to listen to music without the clutter of wires. This transmitter is about half the price of most of the others on Amazon, and comes with all the benefits of free supersaver delivery,so If you own bluetooth headphones,and an iPod,then what are you waiting for?
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VIBE Slick Zip Headphones - Red
VIBE Slick Zip Headphones - Red
Offered by SENDERCITY
Price: 23.40

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars True To Their Name, 19 Nov 2012
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Yes , these Slick Zip headphones, from Vibe Audio, are indeed pretty slick,and stylish, with the zipper being a fully functional , and innovative design , which will put an end to your tangled cable blues. It's a very neat solution to an old problem. The zipper is made from good quality plastic, which doesn't look as though it will get brittle over time, and works smoother than the zips on many garments.The headphones themselves are well made with a comfortable fit, and sound very good, having an atmospheric, bassy quality. I've just knocked off a star , because they don't come with a case , or pouch , which would have been a nice finishing touch. I've found a spare case of my own to put them in , they do deserve to be looked after! Vibe Audio is a British outfit,with other interesting products here on Amazon , like the incredibly cheap usb turntable,for recording your old vinyl records. Buy these headphones, and you will not be disappointed.


The Secret of Crickley Hall (BBC Audio)
The Secret of Crickley Hall (BBC Audio)

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Audiobook, 19 Nov 2012
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This is a first rate recording from the BBC , who have just started showing the televised series, and I would recommend it for anyone who likes a good ghost story. Amazon have got this at nearly half price at the moment, so now would seem a good time to pick up this bargain from AudioGo.


The Hobbit
The Hobbit
by J. R. R. Tolkien
Edition: Audio CD
Price: 11.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Classic Dramatisation., 14 Nov 2012
This review is from: The Hobbit (Audio CD)
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'The Hobbit' is one of my favourite books, and a must to read before you venture forth onto 'The Lord Of The Rings'. This is the acclaimed BBC Radio4 , production which was first shown in 1968,and now published by Audigo, as a 5CD box set. As usual from the BBC , this is a good quality recording,giving us crystal clear sound, with plenty of volume. The characterisation is very good,and well acted throughout,in this well paced rendering,of the Tolkien classic. It's another string to our Middle Earth bow, to go alongside the novel, and the other audio versions. I've just knocked a star off because, at times,some of the background music left a bit to be desired,but this did not affect the overall story. Amazon have reduced this audiobook to nearly half price now , and I can recommend it to all , whether you're new to the story, or want to let your mind wander through Tolkien's world again.


Cabin Pressure Series 1 (BBC Audio)
Cabin Pressure Series 1 (BBC Audio)
by John Finnemore
Edition: Audio CD
Price: 5.72

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Stuff., 13 Nov 2012
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This is my first introduction to the Cabin Pressure Series, which was originally aired on BBC Radio4, and in keeping with most BBC productions, the recording quality is excellent. The whole of the first series is here, on three discs, with two episodes per disc. With an excellent cast, it's fast paced fun all the way, and I would thoroughly recommend this comedy series to all. Amazon have knocked it down to half price at the moment , so why not charter the MJN Airways only plane, and join in with all the laughs on board?


The Saint Zita Society (BBC Audio)
The Saint Zita Society (BBC Audio)
by Ruth Rendell
Edition: Audio CD

3.0 out of 5 stars Not Exactly 'Gripping'., 12 Nov 2012
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Yes, I must say that I found this story to be quite hard going; the audio quality is slightly below par, and I had to tweak the volume up to max, to be able to hear the story over the telly,( which is always on in our house, by the way). The plot trundles on at a fairly slow pace, and although Carole Boyd does a competent enough job, with this eight hour story,I didn't find her voice to be all that interesting. Amazon are offering this at a reduced price at the moment, so if you're a Ruth Rendell fan, with a bit of staying power, then this may be a good choice for you, otherwise you might do better opting for another Audiogo book instead ,as there are plenty of good ones on Amazon.


Sennheiser MM550-X Travel Wireless Bluetooth Headset
Sennheiser MM550-X Travel Wireless Bluetooth Headset
Price: 289.99

1 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Spaceship Sennheiser., 2 Nov 2012
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The name you want to see on your headphones is , Sennheiser. Well, it's the name I want on mine anyway, because no-one can match this German family business,for design, and engineering excellence. This is because, since 1945, Sennheiser have specialised in making high quality audio products for professional,and consumer use - most recording studios will have Sennheiser microphones, etc. Sennheiser invented the World's first open headphones, the HD414 , which revolutionised the industry ,and are the bestselling headphones of all time,with over ten million sold worldwide. Forty years ago, I bought a variant of these , and they're still going strong now - you'd think they were new.
On delivery, the first thing I noticed was how light the package was, these headphones seem to defy the laws of physics, giving the illusion of the whole weighing less than the sum of it's parts , like an audio version of the Tardis, if you see what I mean. They are incredibly light, considering that there's a battery in one of the cups. These MM550's are superbly designed, and looking at them , I can see the way that Sennheisers' have evovled over the years - these phones, embody all the best design ideas, and are made from top quality materials. Do you remember when headphones used to have huge cups, which made people's heads look small , and weighed a ton. These headphones, are very comfortable, and have very small cups, to say that they are the closed back , over the ear type.
The headphone controls are on the right hand cup , which lights up, when you turn them off and on , which I find pleasantly amusing because they remind me of the controls on a spaceship , hence the title for this review.
These Bluetooth headphones readily paired up with my iPhone, to produce fantastic, interference free sound. Your bluetooth device can be controlled from the headphones, by a few user friendly controls on the right hand cup. There are different modes of sound to experiment with, like SRS WOW HD for wider sound and increased base, and aptX , for state of the art CD sound quality , with the newest music products. Being over the ear types, these phones block out quite a bit of sound on their own , bbut with the Noiseguard turned on , then you reallyb are in your own world of music, and Noiseguard significantly enhances the sound, which is unual fot a noise reduction system. a microphone is built into the headphone cup , which is activated at the touch of a button , turning the music off , temporarily , to enable you to hear outside sound ,or talk with someone, like a friend or flight attendant. This clever TalkThrough function , is useful for peoplke like me, whose wives chose to start up conversations, when they see the headphones going on!
Although Bluetooth , you can actually connect the phones to practically any audio devise, with the supplied lead , and adaptors ,there's even one to enable you to listen on the plane. Music sounds great, giving you a luxurious sound experience. The headphones cleverly fold up into a neat shape , and there's a nice case for travel/storage. The battery can be charged on the phones , from your laptop/pc , or with the supplied mains charger. I charged mine up with my wife's phone charger, and kindle owners can use their chargers too. Battery life is ten hours.
These Sennheiser MM550_X Travel headphones are ideal for use at home , traveling , or abroad. Just remember to put your audio cable in the case , in case the battery runs flat , while you're out , and about. So if you're looking to invest in a pair high quality , reliable , ergonomic , state of the art ,wireless headphones, then why not treat your ears to Sennheiser's flagship experience. They're guaranteed for two years as well , so what are you waiting for, climb on board now!
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Philips DVT 3500 Digital Recorder with Auto Adjust Recording and Telephone Pick-Up Microphone
Philips DVT 3500 Digital Recorder with Auto Adjust Recording and Telephone Pick-Up Microphone
Offered by Ernie's Office Supplies
Price: 64.30

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Voice Recorder., 23 Oct 2012
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Philips have done an excellent job with this digital voice recorder, which is ergonomically designed , very light, sits lovely in the palm of your hand, and is small enough to fit nicely into your shirt pocket. The recorder comes with a protective case,is easy to use, recording at the touch of a button, and has some good features ,like auto adjust recording , which adapts the voice recorder to suit the particular environment you're in, and a microphone which enables you to record telephone conversations. The display backlit,with useful information being clearly presented. You can recharge the batteries while they are in the device , from a laptop or pc , with the supplied lead, and you can also charge up, using a usb mains plug,which isn't provided, but Amazon have loads of cheap ones on offer. I charged my recorder up using my wife's phone charger. The recorder has 2gb of memory, which will give you about 46 hours recording time, but it also has expandable memory, in the form of a micro sd slot, which will take a 32GB card, that allows you to record a mind boggling amount of speech - much more than you're ever likely to use. There's a clever calendar function , which enables you to search for recordings made on a particular date, and time. Also you can edit recordings , cutting bits out, and rejoining them. I like the simple things, like just being able to instantly delete a recording. The recorder can also be voice activated, and you can tven use it as an mp3 player!
Philips have a lot of experience in this field , and the DVT 3500 is ideal for note taking, recording meetings , or mobile / landline telephone calls ,and I would thoroughly recommend it to all. I just love this recorder, and I'm sure that you will too.


Digihome 500GB SD PVR Set Top Box
Digihome 500GB SD PVR Set Top Box
Offered by Pearls Books
Price: 87.98

21 of 24 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Ever Fancied Having Your Own Series Box -Sets, For Free?, 23 Oct 2012
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Freeview has come a long way, since the early days of OnDigital, when it was hit and miss, whether you could get through a programme, without the box crashing. Many tv's now incorporate Freeview, and the service has undergone radical improvements, but is still for viewing only. This is where a Freeview+ PVR steps in, allowing you to record programmes, in a similar way to a skybox, but without the monthly subscription! The Digihome 500GB Freeview + PVR ,is a budget model that offers a whacking 500GB of memory , which roughly translates into about 250 hours of recording time. The series link function, means you will be able to record many of your favourite tv series , at the click of a button.
Although competitively priced , the Digihome gives you all the functionality you'd expect from a more expensive model, like a twin tuner , enabling two programmes to be recorded at the same time, an electronic programme guide, to let you see what's coming up on up to 50 channels , over the next 7 days , and the ability to pause live tv , to name a few.
The Digihome set top box, is straightforward to set up , and happily tunes itself into all your available stations , with good picture, and sound quality. As with all digital products though,don't expect it to be faultless, because it will occasionally fail to record an item , or crash , but it will allow you to skip a failed recording , and pulling the mains plug out for a few seconds, and inserting it back in, will reset the box.
So , if you're looking for an ocean of free space, to record Freeview programmes, and don't want to 'break the bank', then the Digihome 500GB set top box , could be ideal for you, and I readily recommend this bargain from Amazon.
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