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Brother DCP-J315W Wireless Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with Media Card Centre
Brother DCP-J315W Wireless Colour Inkjet Multifunction Printer with Media Card Centre

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Oh Brother, where art thou?, 15 April 2012
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Was searching for a new all in one as the Canon was costing too much to run especially with its long cleaning cycles.

Started checking out the reviews on here and this one caught my eye as did the fact that a paper feeder is not required. This guarantees hassle-free straight prints, something that's lived up to its promise.

After unboxing, the compact design is very pleasing, saving me a lot of room and doubling the lid as another storage space. Like the way the ink cart slot is on the front of the printer making replacing used ones a breeze. Being the freebie issue they're only half filled, but prices are cheaper than before so it's not a problem.

Since my PC does not have a wireless connection for the printer to use, the USB connection is very discreet and proved easy to connect. Windows 7 (64-bit) recognised it immediately and I was good to go. The printer comes complete with SD card slot allowing you to print your photos directly without the need to go via your PC first.

The scanner, although not the quickest, produced very good quality colour and black & white photocopies with both the text and pictures reproduced faithfully.

Text printing was of a decent standard although lacking in a bit sharpness. Likewise the colours, tones and textures of the pictures are not as vibrant as they could of been but on photo paper this problem will be solved.

So, is this a good printer? Yes it is. This is a large improvement on the Canon and complete with cheaper ink cartridges means this is a winner - perfect for anyone after a great all-rounder at a great price.


Extended Battery iRiver H110, H120, H140, H320, H340 MP3 Player
Extended Battery iRiver H110, H120, H140, H320, H340 MP3 Player
Offered by Elite Electronics
Price: £9.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bought it for my iRiver H340, 15 April 2012
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This is the second one I ordered as the first is starting to go after 3-4 years of solid service and a replacement needed to be ordered.

When you're buying a Cameron Sino battery you know that you will be getting a quality product
and at this price it's an absolute bargain.

As for anyone worried about replacing the battery, there are plenty of video guides to help out although it is a pretty straightforward job.


Braun Voice Activated Alarm Clock , Black
Braun Voice Activated Alarm Clock , Black
Price: £24.99

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars An official Chinese knock-off? Must be a first or something.., 9 April 2012
These days my current alarm clock is looking shabby and upon finding out these were still available for purchase wasted no time (pardon the pun) in purchasing it.

The first warning came when discovering these were no longer being made in Germany but in China. Having seen a variety of Chinese copies over the years know that most of the effort goes on emulating the look rather than the build quality.

As soon as I got one the lights were turned off to see how easily it could be read in the dark. "Not very" was the answer as the quality of phosphor used on the hands is low.

Then the alarm was tested. Although the sound is the same the reaction to your voice is not. The only way it would stop was either by clapping or shouting right into it.

It keeps time adequately but then clocks at a lower price point do too.

Avoid buying this and having your memories tarnished.


Volcanic
Volcanic
Price: £13.54

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars A new Mezzforte album is always welcome, 6 Feb. 2012
This review is from: Volcanic (Audio CD)
I'm always happy when the Icelanders release a new album and this is no exception.

While it is nowhere near as bad as the misfire that was Monkey Fields it has its moments and does grow on you after repeated plays. This is a slow burner of an album which sinks in after a few plays.

The whole is nowhere near as good as the excellent 'Forward Motion' which was a return to the glory days of 'Observations' and 'Playing For Time'.


After Henry - Series 2 - Complete [1988] [DVD]
After Henry - Series 2 - Complete [1988] [DVD]
Dvd ~ Prunella Scales
Price: £10.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Series two of this great show, 6 Feb. 2012
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For less than ten pounds you get thirteen episodes of a lovely, wonderful show. Hard to believe that at one time ITV could be involved in high quality tasteful comedy but here's proof of it thanks to the BBC.

A great cast complements Simon Brett's excellent scripts very well and makes it a compulsory purchase for lovers of great quality comedy.


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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A mini marvel, 6 Feb. 2012
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This was purchased to replace an aging TIVX media device which had difficulties playing various formats and lock up attempting some of the files.

I decoded to order this. It's a tiny little thing; it's about two-thirds the size of a post-it sheet and less than an inch thick. Has a card slot and USB connection which is enough at this price level.

There has been lots of moans about the remote control and I don't see what the problem is; it works fine and recognises my input without any difficulty.

When using the Cyclone it handled everything I threw at it with great aplomb.

The only downside is that the Cyclone is VERY sluggish when it comes to fast forwarding or rewinding. Hopefully this problem can be rectified in future firmware updates.

In short, at this pricepoint it is a fantastic buy, go get one!


USB 2.0 4 Port Hub with UK Mains Power Supply with USB Cable
USB 2.0 4 Port Hub with UK Mains Power Supply with USB Cable
Offered by Aquarius Computers
Price: £11.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Power supply is of dubious quality otherwise a decent product, 6 Feb. 2012
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I would recommend people use it without the power supply as its connection is very temperamental and caused my PC to reboot every time it lost connection with the USB hub.

Apart from that the USB hub is fine. It powers my USB devices without problem and has proved to be a decent product.


BlackBerry USB Cable Micro USB 0.30m - Black
BlackBerry USB Cable Micro USB 0.30m - Black
Offered by Shine Maz
Price: £2.70

8 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars One of the best oven cleaners I have ever used, 6 Feb. 2012
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Over the years I have tried lots of products to get my oven in showroom condition. Flash, Jif (Cif?? Stuff that!) Mr. Muscle and none of them did the trick.

Then I tried BlackBerry USB Cable Micro USB 0.30m - Black and what a difference it made! It brought out the best of the blue and white tiles which is amazing considering the oven is made out of metal and coloured black.

A bonus with this product is its all natural ingredients won't discolour your oven when getting rid of grease and grime. Buy one today, your oven will love you for it!

It's a USB cable. It's cheap and charges my HTC Desire. What else could I put here that many other people haven't already written?


AV Cable Sega Dreamcast
AV Cable Sega Dreamcast
Offered by RoughCurve
Price: £4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars An essential purchase for your Dreamcast, 6 Feb. 2012
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
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The RF ariel lead that came with my DC was rather lacking. It was lacking the ability to work. So a quick stroll on here arrived with me reaching this page. This lead was cheap as was the postage so for less than four of your puny Earth pounds it was mine.

It arrived promptly and was plugged into the DC henceforth. And whadda ya know?!?? It works fine! The picture is nice, clear and sharp and the sound matches the picture (makes it hard to listen to but what visuals!).

Overall this is a bit of a barg. Get one now!


Born to Laugh at Tornadoes
Born to Laugh at Tornadoes

3.0 out of 5 stars Well, this certainly is the definition of electic.., 29 Mar. 2011
Was (not was) aim their musical gun over a variety of styles but only hit a few of the targets. The best track on here, 'Smile' is a great piece of new wave and I like it a lot. 'Bow Wow Wow Wow' is a decent uptempo rock and song and on 'Zaz Turned Blue' Mario Lanza gives it his all but it not served well by the lyrics.

Overall this is a very interesting experiment and as such has its hit and misses. If you can find a copy give it a listen, it won't disappoint.


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