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Pure One Flow Portable Music Streaming System with DAB Digital/FM/Internet Radio - Black
Pure One Flow Portable Music Streaming System with DAB Digital/FM/Internet Radio - Black
Price: £79.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars 24 seconds to turn on, muffled sound, horrible interface, expensive rechargeable battery, 18 Mar. 2013
It's radio is so frustrating. It is good looking and portable, but the positives end there. It takes 24 seconds from when you press the power button for sound to come out of it. That is too long. My Roberts Internet/DAB/FM radio turns "on" almost immediately after pressing the power button. Though 24 seconds doesn't sound like a lot, it is forever when you're used to other radios.

The rechargeable battery costs a huge packet. Why couldn't they design it to take standard rechargeable batteries, which are inexpensive? And when you plug in the recharger, the sound comes on (after 24 long seconds, by which time you're in another room, on the phone) whether you want it or not so you have to come back to where it is to turn it off.

The sound is not natural. It is somewhat muffled and not bright like my Roberts WM202. If there is any background noise at all it is hard to hear this radio.

The interface is horrid. Tiny little dull green old fashioned LCD screen that is hard to read with tiny font (should I really need reading glasses to operate my radio?). All the push buttons on the front are so stiff you have to hold the radio still with one hand to depress them or else you just end up pushing the radio and not the button. Ridiculous. And the menus are not even intuitive. I often have to go back to the manual to figure how to do things that I don't do daily.

Save your money. But a Roberts instead.


Jazooli Thin Gel S Line TPU Silicone Back Case Cover Skin for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 - Clear
Jazooli Thin Gel S Line TPU Silicone Back Case Cover Skin for Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 - Clear

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Amazing value, 3 Nov. 2012
I paid £.99 (incl. free shipping) for mine and it's well worth it. Fits the Samsung Galaxy Ace fine - not perfectly, but for this price who can complain? Amazing value and great for protecting the phone while still being able to see it's great looks (I got my cover in clear). Don't hesitate at this price.


Einhell 18 Volt Cordless Hammer Drill with 2 Batteries in Blow Mould Case
Einhell 18 Volt Cordless Hammer Drill with 2 Batteries in Blow Mould Case

18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Decent drill for the money, but..., 1 Dec. 2008
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I paid £39.99 just a week ago and I'm annoyed to see I could have saved £5 if I'd just waited a week. About the drill: It's a decent piece of kit; sturdy, 16 different torque settings (which really seems superfluous to me, but it's there if you need it) and a keyless chuck. It comes with some drill bits and screwdriver bits, and holds two screwdriver bits in slots on the side of the lower part of the handle. The speed of the drill is variable; the further you press the trigger in, the faster it turns; pretty cool. And it has forward and reverse, as well as a switch to choose between two basic speeds. All sounds good so far. But the batteries are the annoying Ni-Cd type (which get damaged if you let them run completely flat, it says in the manual). In this day and age, Ni-Cd batteries no longer have a place with vastly superior Ni-Mh or Lithion Ion batteries around. So the batteries are a big negative (in my mind) and the Amazon description of the drill does not mention the type of battery it uses. How about full disclosure of such an important feature, Amazon?

My second complaint is that the manual is extremely sparse. It doesn't even explain anything about how the hammerdrill feature works or how to use it. And it is written in such a small font you need Superman's vision to read it. It is not even a manual, just a single piece of folded paper about 4" x 8" unfolded, with tiny font. I checked the Einhell website to see if there's a pdf version of the "manual", and not only is there NOT a pdf version of the manual online, but this particular hammerdrill doesn't even appear to exist on the company's own website: not under existing products, not under support, not anywhere. You are on your own with this drill. The manual must be the "hell" part of Einhell.

The battery recharger only works on 240v electricity, so if you were hoping to be able to use it in other countries (such as the USA, which uses 110v), you're out of luck unless you buy your own voltage converter.

Overall, I give the manual 1 out of 10 and the drill 3 out of 5.


Harry Potter Interactive DVD Game [Interactive DVD]
Harry Potter Interactive DVD Game [Interactive DVD]
Dvd ~ Jim Dale
Offered by Yay! Spring has Sprung!!!!!
Price: £12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Rubbish - software full of bugs, 2 Feb. 2008
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This is the first review I've ever written - prompted by what rubbish this game is. It was impossible to get through the quiddich match in year one. We tried a thousand times. Controls didn't work right on TV or on 2 different PCs. Same problem others had. Plus it's very slow from one scene to the next. Moving staircases part of games was difficult because controls don't respond well either. This should never have reached the shelves. Really bad - if you buy it you will end up returning it.


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