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Dove Men Plus Care Daily Care Duo Gift Pack
Dove Men Plus Care Daily Care Duo Gift Pack
Price: 3.35

4.0 out of 5 stars Gift Pack - Really?, 17 Oct 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
No complaints about the nature of the products...the deoderant and the washing stuff are exactly what you would expect from Dove (no overwhelming odours). But really...who gives another human being deoderant as a gift ? Kind of the same as saying "I like you but you stink".... Back to the drawing board for Christmas I think....


Scotch Single Use Super Glue No-Run Gel (SGAD-929) - 4 tubes of 0.5g per pack
Scotch Single Use Super Glue No-Run Gel (SGAD-929) - 4 tubes of 0.5g per pack
Price: 4.00

3.0 out of 5 stars Not So Super, 17 Oct 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I've no great revelations to offer on this one. It's superglue...the usual hit or miss problems to be expected. It is quite handy to have it available in these one serving type tubes though....saves you from all those moments when you reach for the glue and find it's greatest ability is to stick the top of the old tube to the bottom (thus making it impossible to open).


Honestech VHS to DVD 7.0 Deluxe (PC)
Honestech VHS to DVD 7.0 Deluxe (PC)
Price: 51.10

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Welcome to the 21st Century, 16 Oct 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I needed this for nothing more sophisticated than to shovel some old home videos onto dvd so they could be resurrected from their home in the dust pile down in the cellar. On that front it worked perfectly....the picture quality was excellent and I managed to whizz through the archive pretty quickly. Trouble is it was such a hoot seeing all those old home movies that I decided to edit them into some sort of manageable form for the relatives and ut's niw become a total all-consuming obsession. If that doesn't sound too alarming and you have a lot of free time on your hands then give this a go....


Eukanuba Sensitive Joints Dry Food 12.5 kg
Eukanuba Sensitive Joints Dry Food 12.5 kg
Price: 39.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Appreciated by Old Stiffie, 16 Oct 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
It's pretty much impossible to tell after consumming just one bag but old stiffie appears to appreciate the Eukanuba so we'll persist in the hope that it's helping her joints. I'll try and remember to get back to you in six months or so once we've had the chance to give it a proper road test....


Nescafe Dolce Gusto by Krups Mini Me Automatic Play and Select Cofee Machine - Indigo/ Dark Grey
Nescafe Dolce Gusto by Krups Mini Me Automatic Play and Select Cofee Machine - Indigo/ Dark Grey
Price: 75.99

9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Mmmmmm, 13 Sep 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
This is my first coffee machine. I'm so old school that I don't even know what to call these gadgets but one cup was enough to convince me to cast cynicism aside. Comparing it to other machines on the market is kind of impossible for me. Personally I like the look of the thing but I guess some people might prefer one that's a bit more ostentatious. Performance-wise I've no complaints....it fires out the coffee at a quite remarkable speed and the thing that allows you to tweak the machine so you get your coffee at the kind of strength you like is also pretty handy. So all in all....highly recommended.


Creative Airwave Portable Bluetooth Wireless NFC Speaker with Built-in Microphone and Aux-in - Grey
Creative Airwave Portable Bluetooth Wireless NFC Speaker with Built-in Microphone and Aux-in - Grey
Offered by Luzern
Price: 45.99

3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Splendid Piece of Kit, 13 Sep 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I'm a great fan of Creative so no huge surprise that this turns out to be a winner. I've no expert ear but the quality of the sound seems first class....whatever the woofers and tweeters are supposed to be doing it feels like they're doing it right.
In terms of firing it up...that was all remarkably straightforward considering my normal levels of ineptitude. So bottom line....I recommend you give it a go....


Zyliss Swivel Peeler
Zyliss Swivel Peeler
Price: 4.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Peeling Good, 13 Sep 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
It's a substantial improvement on my old bakelite peeler in that it's actually quite comfortable to use and,so far, has made no attempt to remove any of my digits. I'm guessing the point of the swivelling is that it should remove less of the object being peeled. So where once peeling an apple meant reducing it to not much more than the core i now find a pretty substantial piece of fruit is left behind. Oh...and the thing at the end is also pretty handy for howking the nasty looking bits out of potatoes and such like....


Cyberlink PowerDVD 13 Ultra (PC)
Cyberlink PowerDVD 13 Ultra (PC)
Price: 54.63

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Genuine Improvement, 13 Sep 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I'm not in any position to chat with great authority about how this software compares with it's rivals but having gad experience of the previous PowerDvd incarnation I can say that this represents a substantial improvement on what went before. In truth I had a pretty harrowing experience with that last iteration so I'm not really sure why I even gave this a go....other than an unreasonable belief that things could only get better. Whatever... It seems my faith was rewarded not least in the ordeal of installation which turned out to be a dream compared with the previous experience which was a journey through Dante's inferno. As for how it performs...no problems so far....the sound and picture quality are first class...all very slick and no hint of the crashing issue mentioned elsewhere. One piece of advice....it kind of goes without say but you need to make sure your kit can cope with the requirements because it's damned hungry on the memory front....


TP-Link TL-WR710N Wireless Nano Router/Range Extender/TV, Gaming, Set-top Adapter, Mobile Charger
TP-Link TL-WR710N Wireless Nano Router/Range Extender/TV, Gaming, Set-top Adapter, Mobile Charger
Price: 20.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Gut Busted, 19 Aug 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I take on board the various positive reviews for this but, personally, I am at my wit's end. Perhaps it's my fault. I'm not exactly a technical genius but I've busted a gut attempting to get this up and running and end the horrors of my wireless dead zone. So far the best I've managed has been to set up a hot spot that appears to be engaged in a struggle fir dominance with my router. It works for a while (a short while) then the router upstairs takes umbrage and we're back to square one. Obviously other people have triumphed where I've failed but would it really be so hard to come up with a set of instructions that is capable of being understood by us lesser mortals ?


Cole and Mason 16-Jar Filled Hudson Herb and Spice Rack Carousel
Cole and Mason 16-Jar Filled Hudson Herb and Spice Rack Carousel
Offered by KG Homewares
Price: 47.89

4.0 out of 5 stars Solid in Unexciting, 19 Aug 2013
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
At first glance I was a little disappointed to find the carousel was made of plastic....but perhaps I expected too much given the price tag (which would barely cover the cost of he various spices if I was tempted to slurge on the aforementioned spices). So reality check complete what we have here is a pretty reasonable rack and once it's up and running it performs in a decidely non-plastic way. It spins with a certain eegance abd there's none of that pkastic wobble you might expect. On the downside the range of spices is a little bit unadventurous so if your kitchen cupboard is already stuffed to the gunnels with half-empty jars of cinammon and such like you might find it could be some time before you actually get around to using what's on offer here...


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