P. Evans

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 81% (34 of 42)
Location: Worcestershire, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 251,069 - Total Helpful Votes: 34 of 42
12V Seagate FreeAgent Desk 1TB External hard drive&hellip by MyVolts
Ordered this as a replacement for the poorly made adaptor and cable that comes with Seagate's FreeAgent external drive, which suddenly went dead on me, bringing to a halt all my automated backups. While at first I thought the hard drive had packed up, it turned out to be the OEM adaptor. Ordered this product to replace it and it works perfectly. The adaptor plug feels solid and well built and the connector fits onto the FreeAgent drive perfectly.
Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display with&hellip by Kindle
24 of 31 people found the following review helpful
After all the hype about screen illumination issues being solved, I had hoped that this would be a massive improvement on Paperwhite 1, with its patchy dark areas at the bottom of its screen. Generally, the screen of my Paperwhite 2 device is very evenly illuminated, however at less than 60% illumination, the second light in from the left edge does not illuminate well and there is a noticeable dark patch around it. I found having this one dimly lit patch more annoying than my old Paperwhite with its spread of patches across the bottom. I therefore have returned the device for a replacement, and am hoping that this will not be an issue again.

UPDATE: Well the replacement… Read more
Toshiba XDE500 DVD Player with Advanced Upscaling &hellip by Toshiba
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
There is currently a compatibility issue between the XDE player and Philips televisions - well, certainly mine which is one of the latest LCD models, a 37PFL9603. These televisions can't display anything from the player when connected via HDMI cable. Toshiba are aware of this and are shipping a software update for the DVD player which will hopefully solve the problem.

Frustrations with getting it to work aside, I've had a go at viewing the picture from the XDE player on my DELL 24" PC monitor. I must say that the improvements are amazing and in SHARP mode, you can almost believe you're watching a BluRay disc. It's certainly good enough for me to look forward to bringing new… Read more