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Helpful votes received on reviews: 90% (19 of 21)
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Metro Revealed: Building Windows 8 Apps with Xaml &hellip by Adam Freeman
1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid at all costs!!!, 29 Jun 2013
I bought this book, and the printing is so poor. It is not the authors fault, but it is Apress's fault. For instance, the first letter of a word would be on the previous word and the remaining letters as a new word. It makes reading unbearable. This only applies to headings, but it makes you uncomfortable wanting to read it.

EDIT: Please see the customer images of the book which I have uploaded of a sample page to give an indication of how the book is uncomfortable to read.
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 16GB USB Memory  - Frustratio&hellip by SanDisk
I managed to get this for a good price, and it has decent transfer speeds.

However beware that the device is extremely small. I remember having it in my bag (a bag with many pockets), and literally had to empty the entire bag to find it. I managed to find it.. eventually..
Unfortunately, I managed to lose it again a few months later.

I will still give it 4 stars given the price. The reason for short of a star is because it's so small, it can be lost easily. Others may consider this a plus.
How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes: Two Tales&hellip by Peter D. Schiff
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
What Peter Schiff has told in this book, is something I used to think deeply about as a child. It is regarding the basics on how the economy governs. I remember in my youth thinking how some nations become wealthy and others poor, what determines wealth, where do business' get their money from (or where does the first person get his money from) etc.
These were basic questions that I used to ponder over as a child, and as I got older, I learnt new stuff (e.g. macroeconomics) but my questions as a child remained unanswered. That was until I finished reading this book.

Essentially, Peter Schiff tells a story, initially in it's primitive stages which gets complexed as you read… Read more

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