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New Flip Leather Cover Case Mini Stylus + Screen Protector for Samsung S3 mini I8190 - Black
New Flip Leather Cover Case Mini Stylus + Screen Protector for Samsung S3 mini I8190 - Black
Offered by BUYtoSAVE
Price: £2.90

3.0 out of 5 stars Competent cover, 7 Sep 2014
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A solid case that fits the 'phone well. My only gripe is the quality of the leather: I had attached a luggage sticker to the inside only to have the leather surface come off when the sticker was removed. A square of Gaffer tape fixed that.


Opinel Trekking Knife No.8 with Leather Thong
Opinel Trekking Knife No.8 with Leather Thong
Offered by A.E. Lloyd
Price: £10.75

4.0 out of 5 stars Well crafted, 7 Sep 2014
An elegant, sharp utility knife. I shall be buying from the manufacturer again.


Resident Evil: Retribution
Resident Evil: Retribution
Dvd
Offered by Lovefilm UK Limited
Price: £4.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your time, 7 Sep 2014
What an absolute mess of a film.

On reflection the warning signs were there from the outset: the first film in the series eschewed the claustrophobic terror of the STARS rescue mission to Arklay Manor to plough an alternate path that bore little resemblance to the game series mythos.

Here in what is signalled to be the second last in the over-long series of films we have a sub-James Bond Action film that suffers from a disjointed script, risible dialogue and a complete absence of horror.

Save your time. Don't watch this. If you want a true RE experience, get your hands on the recently remastered Resident Evil 4 on the PC or wait a few months for a hi-def version of the first game that appeared recently on the Game Cube.

It's completely beyond me why Capcom did not allow George Romero to helm this film series. His script was faithful and frightening.


Olympus Has Fallen [Blu-ray] [2013]
Olympus Has Fallen [Blu-ray] [2013]
Dvd ~ Gerard Butler
Price: £8.00

4.0 out of 5 stars B-movie concept with A-movie fun, 18 Jun 2014
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There were two attack-the-Whitehouse movies released in 2013. For me this was the winner. Gerard Butler makes for an appealing lead and director Fuqua handles the action well. Not quite up to the gold standard of Die Hard but immense fun.


Reeves Art and Craft Workstation, A2
Reeves Art and Craft Workstation, A2
Offered by Guru Solutions Ltd
Price: £22.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Simple but strong., 18 Jun 2014
It is possible to get other fully featured easels but you'll be paying through the nose. This desk-unit is rock solid, stable when extended and big enough to take two A3 sheets at the same time. As long as you have a desk or table to set the unit up on you'll make good use of this workstation.


Paracord 550 Survival Bracelet with Stainless Steel Bow Shackle - Desert camo---Ideal Accessory for Camping, Boating, Hunting, Hiking, and Other Sports Activities.
Paracord 550 Survival Bracelet with Stainless Steel Bow Shackle - Desert camo---Ideal Accessory for Camping, Boating, Hunting, Hiking, and Other Sports Activities.
Offered by wuiyepo
Price: £1.57

3.0 out of 5 stars One for the emergency kit, 18 Jun 2014
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I had hoped to wear this on my wrist but it's a little too small for my arm. No matter - it's now put away with my car emergency kit. Better safe than sorry!


Plague of the Zombies (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966]
Plague of the Zombies (Blu-ray + DVD) [1966]
Dvd ~ André Morell
Price: £15.00

3.0 out of 5 stars One of Hammer's best..., 18 Jun 2014
...but doesn't bear much re-watching. It's good to see zombies portrayed as something other than athletic cannibals and there are some genuinely creepy moments. However campness overwhelms it. It doesn't have the durability of Quatermass and some other Hammer offerings, but I'm happy to have watched it.


Urban Male Black Stainless Steel Men's Stud Earrings 5mm
Urban Male Black Stainless Steel Men's Stud Earrings 5mm

4.0 out of 5 stars A great alternative to gold or silver, 18 Jun 2014
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There's not much to say other than having used these for a few months, they have proven to be quality items. Unlike other studs I've tried the black colour has not worn down or flaked off with normal use.


Python Network Programming Cookbook
Python Network Programming Cookbook
by M. O. Faruque Sarker
Edition: Paperback
Price: £27.99

4.0 out of 5 stars An excellent introduction to Python network programming, 18 Jun 2014
Unless, as a Python programmer, you are content with writing stand-alone programs your programming journey will involve adding network functionality to your code. Python does have a wealth of native and third party networking capability modules but exploiting them fully is a hit and miss affair and finding documentation and examples can be as daunting as auditioning the correct module.

Dr M O Faruque Sarker of University College London has written his Python Networking Cookbook to give the growing Python coder a structured introduction to a diverse range of networking topics using the cookbook format - where complete code examples are listed (the 'how' of the recipe) and then explained (the 'why') to the reader. The code examples are available from the publisher website, though there is a benefit to keying the examples one's-self.

Dr Sarker's book starts with basic networking concepts in IP4 and then on to diverse subjects such as IP6,
standard protocols such as HTTP and FTP before presenting code to interact with websites and web services. Of particular interest to me was the closing chapter on network security since this is a focus of current personal development.

Aside from the security patterns, I write games. The introduction to client-server concepts and interfaces with
standard Email protocols has given me ideas about implementing simple peer-to-peer gaming and asynchronous play-by-mail functionality.

Cookbooks can be dry affairs with little immediate use to the everyday programmer. This book is not like that. The book's potential as a learning tool for the python programmer means that over the course of a few months a reader can advance their coding skills by taking one recipe a day from the 70 pieces of code. This book is a worthwhile addition to any library and is a reference text to keep closely to hand. Recommended.


Dynamode USB 2.0 Sound Card
Dynamode USB 2.0 Sound Card
Offered by DinkyCartridges™
Price: £2.95

4.0 out of 5 stars A quick and easy sound option, 17 Jan 2013
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There's not much to say - this USB sound card 'just works'! I bought it for my microserver and as a backup device. Plugging it into the server gave me a stereo output in under a minute. Recommended.


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