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Huion 580 Professional Art Graphics Drawing Tablet 8" x 5" with Wireless Digital Pen for Windows OS PC
Huion 580 Professional Art Graphics Drawing Tablet 8" x 5" with Wireless Digital Pen for Windows OS PC
Offered by Barsoom.eu
Price: £45.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Windows 8.1 Drivers Have Arrived!, 14 Feb 2014
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Updated Review - Many thanks to Barsoom, the suppliers, for reading my earlier review and notifying me when the windows 8.1 drivers arrived. I now have access to the hardware buttons at last - I'm still working on the tilt sensitivity for Manga Studio 5 but this may be a result of all my earlier tinkering trying to sort out the previous, non-functional drivers.

The hardware is very solid and well made, and the pen is a good shape - the AAA battery sits at the top of the pen, which as a result is a little top heavy, a counterweight down near the nib might help. The eight hardware buttons work well, you can only program them to generate common key presses, along with alt / ctrl / shift, so there is no macro facility, but in my view you are better off writing a macro in autohotkey and mapping an obscure keypress combo to that.

Overall, a very impressive piece of hardware at an excellent price with very good service from the supplier.


Duolingo: Learn Languages Free
Duolingo: Learn Languages Free
Price: £0.00

5.0 out of 5 stars very impressive, especially for free, 3 Nov 2013
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I like this a lot, particularly the spoken tests. Great for vocab and pronunciation, but doesn't give depth of understanding. use in conjunction with a book of French Grammar and it is excellent.


L'Express
L'Express
Price: £0.00

5.0 out of 5 stars lively and interesting, well implemented, 25 Sep 2013
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This review is from: L'Express (App)
An excellent resource for learning contemporary French. Works very well, easy to scan headlines and read full articles. Can we have the 3.4 update here too please!


France TV Free
France TV Free
Price: £0.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Good - even better if could buy pro version and record!, 31 Aug 2013
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This review is from: France TV Free (App)
I like this a lot, it works well and is well implemented. An ideal way to get the feel of spoken French. On my Fire HD it only works the second time (!) and the record does not work, possibly I need to buy the pro version, which I would be very happy to do if the link to buy it actually went somewhere! Do that and I would give it five stars...


The Martian
The Martian

5.0 out of 5 stars Read in a single sitting..., 12 April 2013
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This review is from: The Martian (Kindle Edition)
Don't start this without a big chunk of free time in your diary... absolutely cracking piece of hard, realistic, totally engrossing near future science fiction. Congratulations to Andy on a great read. Yes, it is technical (that's what makes it realistic). Yes, there are typos (77p doesn't buy much of an editor). But who cares, this was brilliant! Buy it, read it and let's go to Mars!


Quickoffice Pro
Quickoffice Pro

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars OK for viewing and simple edit only, poor for text entry, 7 April 2013
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On KFHD I can't type more than a couple of sentences before program freezes and "Quickoffice has stopped working" pops up. Almost useless in this respect. Cannot recommend for data entry and very expensive for a viewer. Very disappointed.


Coat of Arms Quiz
Coat of Arms Quiz
Price: £0.63

3.0 out of 5 stars Good, but could have been much more useful, 17 Jan 2013
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Good range of 80 countries, presented in a random order, with four possible answers, and quite challenging (all answers are plausible) but:

* Images not great on Kindle HD, have not been re-drawn in a higher resolution

* Just a quiz, no index so cannot use as a reference

* No background information on arms at all


Coat of Arms Quiz
Coat of Arms Quiz
Price: £0.00

1.0 out of 5 stars corrupted download, cannot install, 17 Jan 2013
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Tried repeated downloads but keep getting error message above. would like to try this so will re-review when this gets fixed. (Kindle fire HD)


Wi-Fi Analytics Tool
Wi-Fi Analytics Tool
Price: £0.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Useful, professional tool, loads of information, 5 Jan 2013
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Useful when it and about to connect to public networks, but also masses of useful information on your home network. An excellent graphic display showed all the local Wi-Fi networks and suggested which channel to switch your router to for least interference. Very discrete add at bottom.


Koolertron Separable Removable Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Black Multi-Function PU Leather Waterproof Dustproof Case / Cover / Typing & Viewing Stand / Flip Stand Wallet Case for New Amazon Kindle Fire 2 HD Display 7 (7-Inch) 7" 2nd Generation 7" Tablet Tablet (2012 Wi-Fi 16GB & 32GB)
Koolertron Separable Removable Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Black Multi-Function PU Leather Waterproof Dustproof Case / Cover / Typing & Viewing Stand / Flip Stand Wallet Case for New Amazon Kindle Fire 2 HD Display 7 (7-Inch) 7" 2nd Generation 7" Tablet Tablet (2012 Wi-Fi 16GB & 32GB)

14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat, well thought-out and useful, 4 Jan 2013
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My Kindle Fire HD looks beautiful but vulnerable, easy to slip out of the hand. And, although the Swype keyboard is great for text entry I want to be able to hack code while out and about and many common coding symbols are on the alternate keyboard screens. Finally, I also have the Amazon capacitive pen which works very well with Sketchbook Pro, but nowhere to keep it. This handy device solved all those problems and more!

The case itself is robust, the Kindle fits nicely with all ports and buttons easily accessible. There are three positions, closed, open and folded back (with a slot for the tab), open and propped up about 55 degrees. There is an elastic loop for the pen on the side. Also, due to some magic (I suspect involving magnets?) the Kindle wakes up when you open the case, so no more hunting for that hard to find power button on the side!

The keyboard is detachable, charged from USB, and paired over Bluetooth instantly. It has most of the keys I need, including a Fn key which in conjunction with the function keys also controls media playback. There is a HOME key, but no END or PAGE UP/DOWN. Touch typing is possible (just!). Good product I am very pleased with!


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