Mark P.

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 96% (298 of 310)
Location: British Isles
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Hockey player, Amiga owner. Hi Mum, Dad, Marina - and, well, whoever is reading this :)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 32,971 - Total Helpful Votes: 298 of 310
Off to Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer
Off to Be the Wizard by Scott Meyer
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great fun, 9 April 2013
Bought this having been a fan and follower of Scott Meyer's 'Basic Instructions' website, and having seen all of the praise he'd received in the comments there. It helped that he's made the first couple of chapters available to read as a taster, and upon reading that I immediately grabbed my Kindle and bought a copy of the full thing.

Clever, fun, funny, and easily readable - reminds me a bit of some of Tom Holt's stuff, maybe also Robert Rankin. Can't wait for whatever comes next!
XBOX 360 KINECT SENSOR WALL MOUNT PART OF THE QUBI&hellip
5.0 out of 5 stars Sport on, 17 Jan 2013
Very easy to fit (comes with 4 screws, but I used different ones along with cavity wall rawl plugs) and is nice and sturdy. Improves the Kinect immensely, as the extra foot-or-so of extra depth, plus the extra height, gives it a much better field of view into the room.
Pioneer Slim Multi-Room Micro System Made for iPod&hellip by Pioneer
3.0 out of 5 stars Flawed but promising, 1 Jan 2013
This was purchased as a kitchen stereo with the primary aim of using it as an Airplay receiver for iTunes on the computer and various iDevices, with the option of docking the devices when necessary. It looks the part, and doesn't take up much room.
Initial set up was painful, as trying to enter a long wifi password is a very laborious process (particularly when you have to switch between upper and lower case letters, and to numbers) and there's no easy way to check it's all entered correctly.

Sound quality is good when it is going, but the device goes into standby after 30 minutes, even when it is in the middle of playing something via Airplay - I can only assume that this… Read more

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