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Logitech G400s Optical Gaming Mouse
Logitech G400s Optical Gaming Mouse
Offered by SSoulUK
Price: £47.00

1.0 out of 5 stars I bought two of these and the left mouse button ..., 22 Feb. 2015
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I bought two of these and the left mouse button on both became faulty in less than a week of very light use. Unacceptable build quality Logitech. Will think very hard about buying Logitech products in the future.


Sony CMTG1BIP Hi-Fi Sound System with DAB Radio
Sony CMTG1BIP Hi-Fi Sound System with DAB Radio
Offered by TODO! TODO!
Price: £299.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Looks great, sounds great so why the 2 stars, 22 Jan. 2015
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Looks great, sounds great so why the 2 stars? This thing would be perfect except for 1 feature that I do not think can be disabled. I bought this to hook up to a PC to play general sounds, music, movies etc. but the system automatically turns itself off every 10 mins if no sounds are played during this time.

I literally cannot count the number of times each day I go to play some music, or watch a video only to find once again that the damned thing has turned itself off. This may sound trivial but when, for the millionth time you have to stop whatever you wanted to play, turn the thing back on then restart it, frustration levels climb pretty high.

Plus if somebody messages you, sends you an email or whatever, you aint gonna know about it coz this damned thing is busy saving the freakin planet!

TLDR - Don't buy if you intend hooking it up to a PC.


Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000  (Retail Packaging)
Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 (Retail Packaging)
Price: £16.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars USB lead ridiculously short., 14 Dec. 2013
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Absurdly short USB lead means i'll never find out how good the actual camera is. Sending it straight back. I'm guessing they have saved £.01p by having such a miserly length lead, but it's an absolute deal breaker for me.
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HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One with Fax (Printer, Copier, Scanner and Fax with Bluetooth and CD/DVD Printing)
HP Photosmart Premium All-in-One with Fax (Printer, Copier, Scanner and Fax with Bluetooth and CD/DVD Printing)

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Nothing But Trouble, 2 Mar. 2010
Got this unit delivered and installed today, and so far I have had nothing but trouble.

For starters the scanning plain and simple will not work for me. It goes through all the motions, but when finished the scanned files are nowhere to be found on my actual PC. This happens whether I choose to output in PDF, JPG etc, whether I use the control panel on the printer itself or the supplied HP software. The scanned files just disappear into the ether. A quick google on the problem revealed other having the same difficulty but no apparent fix.

The fax only works intermittently. Sometimes it will work, other times I have to turn the unit off completely & reboot the PC before the damned thing will finally work and send a fax.

The top load sheet feeder often fails to pick up new sheets of paper. If I have say 15 sheets loaded, it will load that first 10 or so, but when it gets down to the last few sheets the feeder wheels just spin continuously and I have to manually go and jiggle the paper around myself to get it to catch and feed.

Overall, the unit I have is not fit for purpose and will be going back asap. Awful.


Philips DVP3120 - DVD Player
Philips DVP3120 - DVD Player

9 of 15 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Playback Lottery, 27 Feb. 2008
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Judging by the average reviews I had high hopes for this DVD player. Unfortunately, it has failed miserably to live up to my expectations.

Most seriously of all, for a DVD player touted as Multi-Region, it will not play 80% of my American DVD's giving an "incorrect Region" error message on screen. That is pretty unforgivable.

Almost as bad, it is incredibly fussy with the DVDs it does play. Anything other than virgin new DVDs skipping and pausing horribly during playback. Even DVDs that play flawlessly on my other DVD players fail to work in this one.

Sad to say that for me at least, it has been a complete waste of money.


Omron HJ109E Vital Steps Pedometer (Old Version)
Omron HJ109E Vital Steps Pedometer (Old Version)

8 of 16 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Wildly Inaccurate, 18 Feb. 2008
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I spent an hour trying to calibrate this, and never got it within 30-40 steps of being accurate over 100 steps. Utterly worthless to me.


Need for Speed: ProStreet (PS2)
Need for Speed: ProStreet (PS2)
Offered by Digitalville UK
Price: £7.50

11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Pro Street - Style Over Substance., 2 Jan. 2008
= Fun:2.0 out of 5 stars 
I started out really quite enjoying this game but it has quickly descended into one of the worst racing game I have ever played.

Starting with the interface, one word, appalling. The progression markers turn yellow as you dominate each race day which would be fine if the race day selection wasn't also yellow making it all too easy to loose track of what race day is selected.

Customisation and tuning are big features of this game, however there is NO explanation in the tuning menu that I can see for what the results of your tinkering are likely to be, making everything very much trial and error. What exactly is changing the cam shaft timing supposed to do? don't look in the manual or in the interface, because it sure as hell wont tell you.

Same can be said for the purchase of cars. Good luck finding a good car for each of the differing race types. Blow all your money on some American muscle, upgrade it to the max, and only when you get to the race do you find out it only has 3 gears and runs out of steam half way through a 1/2 mile drag making it utterly useless. Goodbye money, and have fun earning back everything you just wasted by having to go back and repeat completed races just to make your cash back (or just restart your entire career).

The developers also tout their wonderful damage system. So proud are they in fact of this system that the tracks are littered with ridiculously placed objects, tires, concrete blocks, lamp post etc. that will punish even the smallest mistake with heavy repair costs. Total your car completely and you have to sit through a tedious slow mo review of your crash and expensive wreck and are unable to move on or or click past this "cut scene" until the entire thing has been played out, in SLOW MO, just to rub it in that little bit more YAWN!

Of course crashing would be less regular if the controls were better. In the speed challenges there is some commentary beforehand about being delicate with the controls. Yes, good idea, however it would have been nice if this was possible. Move the steering control a minute amount does nothing, move it a minute amount more does nothing, move it a minute amount MORE and watch you car lurch horrible across the track. No in between, it feels like it's all or nothing. Admittedly this is most prevalent in the speed challenge type races, but these are the races were steering response is most vital of all as sudden lurches at 200 mph invariably completely total your car, forcing you once more into yawnovision slow mo replay.

The very worst of the worst however is Drift mode "racing". This is by far the most tedious and pointless racing mode I have ever encountered. I know many seem to like it though, so if you like Drifting around, then this game will be more enjoyable for you. Personally I hated every second of it, and again I found the controls and implementation woefully lacking.

Shame of it is, that the normal racing is actually very fun, the graphics are certainly pretty good in HD, the opponent AI is not the worst I have seen, but the game rapidly resorts to "gimmick" modes, annoying street cred styling (I bet everyone turns off the announcer within 5 mins) and some dreadfully designed tracks.

Overall, very disappointing, role on GT5.


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