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Swees® New Amazon Kindle Voyage 6" Leather Case, Ultra Slim Smart Cover for Amazon Kindle Voyage 6" (2014 November release), with Magnetic Auto Sleep Wake Function - Purple
Swees® New Amazon Kindle Voyage 6" Leather Case, Ultra Slim Smart Cover for Amazon Kindle Voyage 6" (2014 November release), with Magnetic Auto Sleep Wake Function - Purple
Offered by swees-shop
Price: £9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great value case, 26 Dec. 2014
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This review is mostly aimed at people like myself who are upgrading from a previous Kindle with official Amazon case, and looking for a case as like that as possible since Amazon aren't offering an official book style case for the Voyage. 

This is about as close as you can get - the Kindle snaps into place in the same way as for the Amazon covers (it's actually much easier to remove, but still held very securely), sleep/wake works flawlessly (you can fold the cover right back without it switching the Kindle off accidentally too), and the entire outside of the case is your chosen colour, unlike most 3rd party smart shell cases which have a black plastic border around the back.

One thing to note is that whereas the leather fabric went right to the edges on the back of the Amazon covers, this does still have a border of plastic at the back, but the plastic has been coloured to match the rest of the cover, making it far less jarring.  Also, this is not genuine leather as the Amazon covers were, but then it's about a quarter of the price.  It does look somewhat leather-like, and has a nice soft-touch feel. It's also very noticeably lighter and slimmer than the old Amazon covers, and has a magnetic closure which I think would keep the cover closed even in a fall. The purple is a really nice shade, somewhat brighter than Amazon's purple Paperwhite cover.

Overall, even though the price has gone up slightly since I bought it, I think this is a bargain, and would recommend it.


SAMAR® - Supreme Quality New Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Matte Anti Glare Screen Protectors (Released 2014) 6 in Pack - Includes Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
SAMAR® - Supreme Quality New Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Matte Anti Glare Screen Protectors (Released 2014) 6 in Pack - Includes Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Offered by Case Specialist
Price: £1.49

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great fit, 10 Sept. 2014
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Excellent fit, goes exactly from edge to edge of the phone so is all but invisible once applied, and the cut-outs are perfectly placed. Matte screen protectors will never look quite as clear as normal ones, but the paper-like, rather than tacky, feel when swiping your finger across the screen, and the anti-reflective properties are worth it for me.

As with any of these things, you just need to make very sure there isn't even a speck of dust on the screen before you start, or it will create an air bubble you can't get rid of. Also make sure the hole in the protector which goes over the camera doesn't still have a bit of plastic in it before you apply it, you my need to push this out with the tip of a pen.

Any bubbles created during application which have no dust or anything under them can be easily removed by using the supplied plastic scraper to push them to the edge of the phone where they'll vanish.

If you do trap a bit of dust under the screen protector, don't try to peel an edge of it back with your nails or anything, you're sure to bend it slightly and it will never lie flat at that edge again, creating a bubble there. Instead, put a strip of sticky tape across one corner of the protector, leaving the edges of the tape free, then pull back gently on the tape to lift the protector up again so you can clean the dust off the screen (or remove it from the inside of the protector with another piece of sticky tape).


Samsung Flip Premium Case Cover for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini - Blue
Samsung Flip Premium Case Cover for Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini - Blue
Price: £9.64

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good cover, just make sure you get the genuine article, 10 Sept. 2014
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This is my second Samsung flip cover, I've been using the S3 Mini one for over a year now. I really like them, but if this will be your first one there are a few points you should note.

First, these are effectively replacement back/battery covers for your phone with an attached front flap for extra protection, so you need to remove the back cover before attempting to fit this. You'll notice a few reviews saying the cover is too small, probably because the owners haven't realised this!

They provide good extra protection for the screen when slipping your phone in and out of pockets or bags. They look good and are a good way of changing the colour of your phone if you get bored of it. However, they won't provide any real protection if the phone is dropped as the front flap is likely to open and is pretty thin anyway, so if all-round protection is what you need, look elsewhere.

When you first get the cover you'll notice that after folding it back on itself it won't lie flat over the screen when you close it again. This issue is only temporary, after some regular use the fabric that forms the hinge will soften enough that the cover will immediately lie flat on the screen again when closed even if it's been sitting folded back on itself all day (mine often does, on my desk at work). Until this happens, simply setting the phone face down for a minute after closing the cover will make it lie flat again.

Finally, be sure you're getting a genuine Samsung cover - there are a lot of cheap copies out there and it seems many of the negative reviews are from people who've wound up with them. I can say from experience that the genuine Samsung covers are good quality and last well - my S3 mini one shows no signs of wear and tear even to the hinge, and it's spent a year being folded back on itself almost as much as it's been over the screen.

I recommend buying direct from Amazon if you're buying online - this will cost a little more than Marketplace sellers, but still much less than you'd pay on the high street. Keep an eye on Amazon Warehouse Deals too, I got mine there in pristine condition for a fiver!


Cat Kitchen Roll Holder
Cat Kitchen Roll Holder

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice once assembled, 9 July 2014
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Looks good once in use (exactly as in the photo), but if buying as a gift do be aware that it comes in three pieces in a flat cardboard package - it would probably be best to assemble it yourself first and put the finished product in a nice box.

However, assembly is easy and only takes a couple of minutes - one screw to attach the post, a couple more for the cat, and two little press on covers to hide the screw heads at the front.

Not much else you can say about a kitchen roll holder, it does the job for which it was intended!


Tapestry canvas Weekend (small) bag with shoulder strap (Cabin Bag/Travel Bag/Day Bag) Dogs - Gobelin
Tapestry canvas Weekend (small) bag with shoulder strap (Cabin Bag/Travel Bag/Day Bag) Dogs - Gobelin
Offered by Green Bear UK Ltd
Price: £21.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Useful bag with a nice design, 9 July 2014
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A really useful bag with a nice dogs design, big enough to take everything you'd need for an overnight trip, or alternatively to hold all the stuff you don't want to entrust to your hold luggage when going on holiday. This one was bought as a present for my Mum after I bought the same thing in a cats design for myself.

The outer fabric seems sturdy, and the bag is fully lined, with a small inside pocket. The optional shoulder strap, something that unfortunately seems rare on this type of bag, is a big bonus if you're pulling along a suitcase at the same time.

The only thing that really lets this down, especially if you're buying as a gift, is the faux leather used for the trim, handles, shoulder strap and base of the bag - it's of the very plasticky variety. Given the quality of the other materials used, it's a shame they didn't go for something a little better, even if it would have added a few pounds to the price.


BDV0501 First2savvv black quality camcorder case for SAMSUNG Galaxy Camera - WiFi EK-GC110 HMX-W300RP HMX-Q20BP HMX-H400BP Panasonic HC-V210 HC-V130EB-K HC-V250EB HC-V550CT HC-V750EB-K HC-W850EB-K & Sony HDR-GW77E HDR-GW77VE DCR-SX22E HDR-PJ810E HDR-PJ530E HDR-PJ330E HDR-PJ240E HDR-CX240E & SAMSUNG HMX-F90WP 5MP HD Camcorder HMX-QF30WP 5.1MP HD Camcorder JVC GZ-E305AEK GZ-E105BEK GZ-E105REK
BDV0501 First2savvv black quality camcorder case for SAMSUNG Galaxy Camera - WiFi EK-GC110 HMX-W300RP HMX-Q20BP HMX-H400BP Panasonic HC-V210 HC-V130EB-K HC-V250EB HC-V550CT HC-V750EB-K HC-W850EB-K & Sony HDR-GW77E HDR-GW77VE DCR-SX22E HDR-PJ810E HDR-PJ530E HDR-PJ330E HDR-PJ240E HDR-CX240E & SAMSUNG HMX-F90WP 5MP HD Camcorder HMX-QF30WP 5.1MP HD Camcorder JVC GZ-E305AEK GZ-E105BEK GZ-E105REK
Offered by FIRST2SAVVV
Price: £8.50

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent budget case, 6 July 2014
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Having bought a budget camcorder (Panasonic V110) for very occasional use, I didn't want to spend a lot on a case. This does the job fine for a little over a fiver, excellent value.

As can be seen from the photos, the top panel peels back completely when unzipped, making it easy to get the camera in and out. Inside, the main compartment is an ideal size to hold the camera and its USB cable, while the small mesh pockets at each end are big enough for a spare battery or memory card. There isn't room for the USB-Mains adapter, but it's a standard type so you'll likely have one packed for your other devices anyway.

The front and back panels are well padded, the others more lightly. The case should certainly protect against light bumps and jolts, though possibly not against something like a fall, depending how it landed. There's a very handy shoulder strap, and also a belt loop.

For the price, it really is difficult to find fault.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great alternative to lipstick, 13 Jun. 2014
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I have this in several colours - Coral, Pink Oyster Shell, Amber and Rose Quartz.

Although the Coral looks bright pink in the tube, when applied it's actually hardly noticeable. A single layer just looks like a clear gloss, and multiple layers give the palest of pearlescent pink sheens over your normal lip colour. Having said that, the effect is actually quite nice, and since it's so subtle it can be topped up without a mirror if need be.

The Rose Quartz is my favourite, not as bright a shade of pink as the Coral (I'd call it dusky pink), but more noticeable when applied. It gives your lips just a little bit of a lift without being too obvious.

The Pink Oyster Shell is a more red than pink. A single layer will add a nice, and still fairly subtle, red tint to your lips, while multiple layers give more of an opaque lipstick effect. However, I've found that unlike the others it seems to dry my lips out after a bit.

The Amber again looks really bright in the tube, but when applied is quite subtle, showing just a hint of an orange sheen if the light hits it right.

All the colours have a nice scent and apply easily. Coral, Rose Quartz and Amber also feel nice on the lips when on. The only disadvantage is that all of them do need topping up fairly regularly.

I would advise buying online as you can get them for less than half the high street price, and there's a greater range of colours to choose from.


Max Factor Xperience Sheer Gloss Balm 06 Rose Quartz
Max Factor Xperience Sheer Gloss Balm 06 Rose Quartz
Offered by Xtras Online
Price: £3.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Great alternative to lipstick, 13 Jun. 2014
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I have this in several colours - Coral, Pink Oyster Shell, Amber and Rose Quartz.

Although the Coral looks bright pink in the tube, when applied it's actually hardly noticeable. A single layer just looks like a clear gloss, and multiple layers give the palest of pearlescent pink sheens over your normal lip colour. Having said that, the effect is actually quite nice, and since it's so subtle it can be topped up without a mirror if need be.

The Rose Quartz is my favourite, not as bright a shade of pink as the Coral (I'd call it dusky pink), but more noticeable when applied. It gives your lips just a little bit of a lift without being too obvious.

The Pink Oyster Shell is a more red than pink. A single layer will add a nice, and still fairly subtle, red tint to your lips, while multiple layers give more of an opaque lipstick effect. However, I've found that unlike the others it seems to dry my lips out after a bit.

The Amber again looks really bright in the tube, but when applied is quite subtle, showing just a hint of an orange sheen if the light hits it right.

All the colours have a nice scent and apply easily. Coral, Rose Quartz and Amber also feel nice on the lips when on. The only disadvantage is that all of them do need topping up fairly regularly.

I would advise buying online as you can get them for less than half the high street price, and there's a greater range of colours to choose from.


Tapestry canvas Weekend (small) bag with shoulder strap (Cabin Bag/Travel Bag/Day Bag) Cats - Gobelin Style
Tapestry canvas Weekend (small) bag with shoulder strap (Cabin Bag/Travel Bag/Day Bag) Cats - Gobelin Style

4.0 out of 5 stars Useful bag with a nice design, 13 Jun. 2014
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A really useful bag with a nice cats design, big enough to take everything you'd need for an overnight trip, or alternatively to hold all the stuff you don't want to entrust to your hold luggage when going on holiday. I've now bought the same thing in a dogs design for my Mum.

The outer fabric seems sturdy, and the bag is fully lined, with a small inside pocket. The optional shoulder strap, something that unfortunately seems rare on this type of bag, is a big bonus if you're pulling along a suitcase at the same time.

The only thing that really lets this down, especially if you're buying as a gift, is the faux leather used for the trim, handles, shoulder strap and base of the bag - it's of the very plasticky variety. Given the quality of the other materials used, it's a shame they didn't go for something a little better, even if it would have added a few pounds to the price.


Citizen Women's EW1670-59D Silhouette Sport Eco-Drive Watch
Citizen Women's EW1670-59D Silhouette Sport Eco-Drive Watch
Price: £107.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Lovely watch suitable for all occasions, 13 Jun. 2014
I came across this watch when I was looking for something plain enough for work, but nice enough for more dressy occasions as well. I wanted an Eco-drive too if possible, as it appeals to my love of gadgets!

This fitted the bill, it's classy, yet simple and clean looking with no bling. The Amazon picture makes it looks less delicate (and less shiny!) than it actually is, I recommend doing a Google image search for the model number, you'll find a few pictures of it actually being worn which give you a much more accurate idea of what it's like.

The font used for the numbers seems to give it a fun, modern feel, and the mother of pearl dial is really lovely when the light hits it just right. You can't see the effect from a picture and even looking at the watch under artificial lighting in a jeweller doesn't do it justice, but in natural light the whole dial shimmers with pale pinks, greens and blues and the silver numbers and hour markers gleam - it is really lovely.

I have extremely small wrists and find the face of this watch to be an ideal size. The date window is slightly larger than on other similarly sized watches I've had, meaning I actually find it readable even without my glasses, which is great. It's quite fiddly trying to get the crown pulled out to the midway point to set the date - it keeps pulling right out to the time setting position, or pushing right in against the watch again, no matter how gentle you are, but it's something you only need to do every couple of months, so no big deal.

The luminous hands work better than I expected and can be clearly seen in near or complete darkness even after many hours, but are no good in dim light such as a cinema. I would have prefered an EL system along the lines of Timex's Indiglo, which lights up the whole watch face at the press of a button, but this seems to be rare in analogue watches.

As for bracelet size, eight of the links are removable and even with my skinny wrists I only had to get seven of them taken out to make it fit, so since I had one link to spare I think it should fit almost any adult wrist. The large central links are shiny stainless steel, while the smaller outside ones are mostly matte with shiny accents, which gives a nice two-tone effect even though it's all silver coloured.

If you're looking for silver/gold two-tone, this is the same watch as the one I've reviewed, but with rose gold accents on the bracelet and around the bezel:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Citizen-Womens-EW1676-52D-Silhouette-Eco-Drive/dp/B004JK8I6K/

I would also recommend checking this one out, after viewing it in a jeweller's I would have gone for it if I hadn't decided to avoid gold plating:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Citizen-Womens-Eco-Drive-Two-Tone-EW1534-57D/dp/B003JFKP4E/


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