D. Ballam

Helpful votes received on reviews: 89% (24 of 27)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,497,234 - Total Helpful Votes: 24 of 27
Krusell Orbit Flex Case for HTC Sensation - Black by Krusell
The affective element.
I am thoroughly disappointed with this case. Having purchased Krusell products in the past, I was expecting something, not outstanding, but fairly decent to keep my phone safe. As soon as I took this out of the box, my heart actually sank. Honestly. Here's why.

The factual element. (See my product photos.)
The leather - if indeed it is leather - feels very thin and poor quality. I've had comparable quality from a 2.99 market stall phone case.
The back of the case (which is a thin sheet of card covered by this 'leather' substance) was curved, and the case as a whole had a rather squashed look to it. There are supposed to be two slots inside… Read more
Ideal Home 3D Home Design Deluxe 12 by Avanquest Software
Ideal Home 3D Home Design Deluxe 12 by Avanquest Software
13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointed, 11 Sep 2009
On paper, this software looks pretty good, but I have had nothing but trouble with it. I have a desktop running XP Pro and a netbook running XP Home. The installer crashed three times on the desktop before finally working and then running sluggishly and causing the dreaded 'blue screen of death' - twice.
It installed on the netbook okay. And I spent an hour using the admittedly very user-friendly interface to create a full layout of the house and start organising furniture. Upon closing the application however, the laptop just switched off and rebooted having "recovered from a serious error." Now, the file I saved cannot be opened because I "don't have administrator rights" - which is… Read more
SanDisk  Ultra II SD Plus 4GB 15MBS by SanDisk
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
I have several of these Sandisk SD-plus cards (a few 1GB, 8GB, and now the 4GB version), and they are excellent. The build quality is very good - no danger of them breaking at the hinge when using them as USB drives (I've been using them as such for at least a year and they're still fine). And they are very reliable cards.

My only problem is with the recently purchased 4GB version. This is the first time one of these cards has malfunctioned, frequently appearing via two of my three USB ports as having 0 byes when it's clearly a 4GB card with over 1GB of files (if anyone knows of a reason my computer may be at fault here, do let me know!).
My concern is compounded - though… Read more

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