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Doro Phone Easy 615 GSM Sim Free Mobile Phone - Red
Doro Phone Easy 615 GSM Sim Free Mobile Phone - Red
Offered by The Home Garden Store

5.0 out of 5 stars simple and easy to use, 30 April 2014
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Bought for my Mother, 73 years young, as a very reluctant upgrade from her ancient Nokia.

The menu is very easy and intuitive, more like the older Nokia than the overly confusing menus of today's smartphones.

Signal/reception is great and it does have the option to switch between the different network modes (3g, gprs, GSM). We leave it on GSM as Mum just uses it for calls and texts, she has need for data or picture messaging yet, so the battery lasts for ages.

The charging base is fiddly so we don't use it, we just use the included micro usb which plugs directly into the phone.

Ring and text tones are limited in choice but are loud and clear.

A real niggle to be aware of is the position of the volume buttons, they are in a silly place for trying to hold phone so you find yourself inadvertently adjusting the volume, but you eventually get to it.

Screen and camera quality is below par, but this device is not trying to be or compete with current smartphones. It's adequate.

The unit is sturdy and the flip hinge looks like it will go the distance, unlike many others the market.

Earpiece and Mic clarity are exceptional

Overall, this is a great phone and is great value.


Samsung Galaxy S4 Extra Battery Kit - White
Samsung Galaxy S4 Extra Battery Kit - White
Offered by You Want GPS
Price: £16.95

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent bit of kit, 30 April 2014
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Very well designed and charges quickly. The door is completely decorative, serving no functional purpose but it does contribute to the neatness of the unit

For the money, I would take this over any of the non Samsung options.

It wasn't clear on the advert when I made my purchase, this DOES include a battery with the charger.


Ceralac Wheat 500g STAGE 1
Ceralac Wheat 500g STAGE 1
Offered by SOUTH AFRICAN FOODS
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 23 Feb. 2014
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This review is from: Ceralac Wheat 500g STAGE 1 (Misc.)
Zimbo Cerelac....nom nom nom, this stuff is great. Nothing quite like the original, beats the European and South African versions...hands down!


8 X LED CUPBOARD PIR MOTION SENSOR LIGHT
8 X LED CUPBOARD PIR MOTION SENSOR LIGHT
Offered by only the best deals 4u
Price: £4.95

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good bright light and well made, 16 Feb. 2014
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Really good quality and a good purchase. Just about to order another 2.

In PIR mode, the light stays on for 10 seconds, which for a battery operated device is perfect, you dont want your batteries running out because of wasted light.

Fitting options enclosed are velcro or screws.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Good concept but poor quality, 16 Feb. 2014
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Have had retractable car charges before and as the contain moving parts the do need to be of pretty good build quality if they are going to last

This is really poor, it feels cheap and less than a month of ownership and its already broken.

It does charge the iPhone 5 and it does retract its cable - so it does what it says on the tin.


Maglite ST2D016 2D Cell LED Torch - Black
Maglite ST2D016 2D Cell LED Torch - Black
Price: £26.14

5.0 out of 5 stars Typical Maglite build quality but with an improved beam, 11 Feb. 2014
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Bought to replace a conventional 2D cell bulb Maglite so identical in every way except for the LED vs Bulb.

Instantly notice the LED system allows a much tighter focus without the typical Maglite shadow spot in the center.

The LED is a crisp white with exellent beam distance.

Great torch and a huge step forward from the old style. Hope the batteries last longer, time will tell.


Trixie Vulture Plush, 28 cm
Trixie Vulture Plush, 28 cm
Price: £9.99

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well made, great product, 2 Sept. 2013
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My springer makes quick work of most squeak toys, this one has beaten her. 3 months and still intact with a working squeaker despite all efforts....squeaker even works at 3am


Waterproof Motorcycle Bike Mount for Samsung Galaxy Note
Waterproof Motorcycle Bike Mount for Samsung Galaxy Note
Offered by Buybits Addons
Price: £21.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Overall a good product, 17 Jun. 2012
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Purchased this as a holder to mount on my Clicgear golf trolley for my Samsung Galaxy S2 used as a golf GPS. Purchased the Galaxy Note case with full knowledge that it is over-size but it means I can keep the S2 in its everyday gel cover protector...all other cases for the S2 were so tight fitting that even a slimline cover would need to be removed so it would fit. This Note case is a good fit with room to spare.

Zipper is rubber coated and offers good water protection. Window stitching is strong but not taped so unsure how waterproof but it seems sufficient.

Plastic window is 80mm x 130mm and is great with the capacitive touch screen. Dont expect the accuracy of using the Note or S2 directly, but when considering it is through a fairly thick and waterproof plastic sheet then accuracy and responsiveness is fine. Internal padding sheets allow the device to be packed up within the case. I received 2 extra free padding sheets in the envelope so have the phone stacked up as high as possible whilst still able to zip the case closed, this way the screen is firmly up against the plastic sheet.

Lower half of case is semi-rigid, top half is soft and flexible. This is a good combination.

Mounting bracket is well made, with rubber sleeving provided to minimise slippage when mounting to a metal bar. Secured with 2 countersunk stainless steel hex-head screws in the top plate which fix into 2 captive nuts in the lower plate. Design kudos for fixing nuts so they dont fall out if you undo the screws!

Bracket locks to case by way of a slide and click mechanism. Not sure how long this will last with constant on/off but it seems strong and robust. Once docked to the bracket, the case sits about 5cm above the bar.

Angle adjustment of the case is by way of a stalk with a ball socket which can be loosened or tightened with a finger-friendly lock nut.

Described as waterproof, it may be water resistant and on the whole should offer fairly good protection from the elements, however there is a cable access hole on the long side of the case which has been sleeved with a 4-way split rubber insert. This is in no way at all waterproof so if this happens to be the the side of the case that is exposed to the elements there will be water ingress. To put this in perspective, the gap is only a few millimetres, but waterproof is supposed to be waterproof!! If you are not planning on charging or connecting then I would use silicon or similar to seal it.

Seller was great, item arrived ahead of time and well packaged with 2 extra padding sheets for free.

The product itself...overall really good.


FLASH SUPERSTORE SAMSUNG I9100 GALAXY S2 PREMIUM PU LEATHER FLIP CASE/COVER/POUCH BLACK AND LCD SCREEN PROTECTOR
FLASH SUPERSTORE SAMSUNG I9100 GALAXY S2 PREMIUM PU LEATHER FLIP CASE/COVER/POUCH BLACK AND LCD SCREEN PROTECTOR
Offered by FLASHSUPERSTORE
Price: £3.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Very stylish with good, but not excellent, protection., 14 Jun. 2011
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First thing you notice is the exellent quality of materials used to construct the case and its sleek design. It is a real pleasure to use and does add style to the already good quality phone. The genuine leather is great.

Downsides are that the cover does not offer any side protection and that the magnet which secures the flip-up is located on a hard plastic moulding that also holds the phone in place...unfortunately this sits just above the ear piece and has a habit of digging into your ear on a call.

There is no cut-out for the micro usb, so charging and cable connectivity is only possible with the case open.

If you want something very classy and if you treat your phone with care so the lack of side protection doesnt worry you, then this is the perfect case.


Samsung Executive Leather Case for Galaxy S 2 - Black
Samsung Executive Leather Case for Galaxy S 2 - Black
Offered by Digital Save
Price: £1.99

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars less than average quality., 14 Jun. 2011
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I am unsure if this really is genuine leather. The plastic case offers good protection and the "leather" flip-up does protect the screen, so this is a functional and practical product. The case has 2 small tabs with magnets which keep the case closed. One tab is located just above the earpiece and the other is located on the end of the flip-up. It is a nuisance as these to not marry up when closing the case, you have to fiddle with it. The stiching is poor and it is certainly not an executive product.

It is sturdy so would be best served if you are going to use the phone in a rough environment or if you throw your phone in a draw or gym bag as it does offer all round protection.


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