The amount of typos, missing words and unfinished sentences in this Kindle book is simply baffling. This is a full price product!
Don't get me wrong, the book is fabulous - it's a four star from me. But I want to make the point that charging full price demands a flawless product. Not a text file that has been run through an OCR scanner. Kindle books need editors and proofreaders as much as printed books. And going by my experience (about 30 Kindle books so far) Kindle books are full of the sort of errors you just don't get in printed form. I am rapidly going off the Kindle as a result.
I bought these in a bit of an emergency as I needed some waterproof hiking shoes but didn't want boots as I already have 2 pairs. Unfortunately I'd stupidly left them in storage down in Southampton.
They arrived next day and were nearly half price at only £59 - they were a returned item listed on Amazon Warehouse. The box was slightly damaged: That's all that was wrong with them. They're a bit garish to look at but fine for walking the dog! They are very comfortable and light and, although I gambled with ordering half a size bigger, they fitted perfectly.
I walked a couple of trails in the Alps, through snow up to 4 inches deep and didn't have one leak, even when it… Read more
I returned this item. I was very excited about converting existing hard drives to NAS and being able to back up and stream media around the flat. Unfortunately, although the unit was neat and the software great, it just isn't suited to working with Macs. I couldn't get Time Machine working over wireless, printer sharing only works with postscript printers natively through OS X (although you could use CUPS - which was a nightmare trying to set up). You also have to reformat the hard drives to EXT 3 or 4. So I gave up, boxed it up and sent it back. I think the concept is great - it's a cheap way to take a first step into NAS at home with existing hardware - but if you want a wireless backup… Read more