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GIMP 2.8 for Photographers: Image Editing with Open Source Software
GIMP 2.8 for Photographers: Image Editing with Open Source Software
by Klaus Goelker
Edition: Paperback
Price: £25.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Gimp 2.8, 23 May 2014
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It'll be a long time before I get to the end of this book [if ever] but so far it's been informative and easy to use.


Air Purifier and Ioniser Plug In - Maxim
Air Purifier and Ioniser Plug In - Maxim
Offered by One Click Wonder
Price: £12.04

5.0 out of 5 stars Air purifier, 23 May 2014
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Well it plugs into a socket, an LED comes on and it makes a just audible whirring sound. It looks good and gives off a fresh aroma so I would assume it's working great but I don't really know how you'd test or prove these things?


De'Longhi DEM10 Compact Dehumidifier
De'Longhi DEM10 Compact Dehumidifier
Price: £119.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Noisy machine, 5 Dec 2013
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This was far too noisy to live with. Worked okay but you don't want to be in the same room if you want some peace.
Compressor types are usually quoted as being noisier than the dessicants but they don't have to be. I have a similar machine made by WDH which has a quieter compressor than this or any desiccant model I've heard.


De'Longhi DNC65 Compressor Free Compact Dehumidifier
De'Longhi DNC65 Compressor Free Compact Dehumidifier
Price: £160.65

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good looking machine but!, 5 Dec 2013
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This needs running on auto to get good moisture removal. That is not good if you're if you are going to be in the same room as it's constant on/off cycle will drive you nuts!. Running on just the quiet fan only kept my place [a single roomed studio] down to around the 62% mark.


EcoAir ECO DD322FW Desiccant Simple Dehumidifier
EcoAir ECO DD322FW Desiccant Simple Dehumidifier
Price: £169.98

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This one works good!!, 5 Dec 2013
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This was the 3rd dehumidifier I'd bought. Two smaller items from another manufacturer were sent back for being incapable of properly drying out a studio flat let alone a house as they claimed. No such problems with this one. I had it installed and running at 6.00PM and the 70% humidity was down to 50% by 10.00PM. That was on medium setting and no fast boost. I've used 3 units in this flat and not seen less than 52% before and then only briefly. I left it running until midnight when it was down to 48% then turned the humidistat until it clicked off. It came back on about 7.00AM --- just right though I'm most like over-drying. I haven't checked it's economy yet but given it only needs to run 50% of the time or maybe less then it has to be better than the others I've tested.


Hanson HX5000 Glass Electronic Bathroom Scale
Hanson HX5000 Glass Electronic Bathroom Scale
Price: £11.51

5.0 out of 5 stars Electronic Bathrooms Scale, 23 Sep 2012
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It's a bathroom scale and you stand on it. The digital readout then tells you how much you weigh, isn't that brill! But basically it's a tool that looks good, takes up minimal room and does what it says on the tin.


Lloytron 0.8 L Automatic Rice Cooker
Lloytron 0.8 L Automatic Rice Cooker
Offered by MightyHousewares
Price: £16.38

1.0 out of 5 stars Lloytron rice cooker, 23 Sep 2012
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What can you say about a product that failed om it's second use? Really that's just not long enough to evaluate it. Okay then the first portion of rice I cooked was fine but all the little lights went off during it's second outing and as a useful kitchen tool it was no more!


Samsung ML-1865 Mono Laser Printer
Samsung ML-1865 Mono Laser Printer

5.0 out of 5 stars Samsung laser printer, 18 April 2012
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Well all we want to do with a machine like this is press the print button and out comes a mono-tone copy. Well this is exactly what it does ---- no fuss. Easy to set up and only takes a small amount of desktop space. Excellent value! Samsung ML-1865 Black Mono Laser Printer


eKitch digital food probe thermometer & timer for food, wine, meat - great in oven cooking gadget for Roasting Perfection every time
eKitch digital food probe thermometer & timer for food, wine, meat - great in oven cooking gadget for Roasting Perfection every time
Offered by Home & Travel
Price: £9.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Digital food thermometer, 4 Nov 2011
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So far this is looking good. I've tried a few of these gadgets and some have failed very quickly. I think the trick with this type is not to let water get between the braid and the probe. That is to clean it, just dip the solid part into hot water and wipe. Also I stuck it to the kitchen tiles with hot melt glue so it can't hit the deck which would likely kill it. This means you can't switch it off or change to timer mode but the battery should last some time. If you need the timer buy two, they were cheap enough and they look good too.
Hope that helps.


Salter 502Orsscr Gourmet Meat Thermometer With Silicone Grips
Salter 502Orsscr Gourmet Meat Thermometer With Silicone Grips
Price: £9.29

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars salter meat thermometer, 20 Sep 2010
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Rubbish, failed the first time it was used. The instructions said it was OK up to gas mark 7. At gas mark 4 it gave me the oven temperature, not the meat temperature and then would not return to ambient when cooled.


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