Mr. Alexander R. Reeves

"Retro Arcadian"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 79% (19 of 24)
Location: Brentwood, Essex UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,923,712 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 24
Apple 1.42GHz Mac mini by Apple
11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
As I am often away on business and take my laptop with me, my wife wanted a way of browsing the internet, sending email etc. without having to dissapear upstairs to the study - leaving the kids downstairs alone to run riot.
We had recently purchases a LCD TV for the kitchen, with a PC input socket, and we wanted a basic email and web browser for we could just plug in and go. Top of our list of criteria were it had be simple, small, reliable, cheap, and with no clutter and cables everywhere.
After looking at several pared down PC's, we settled on the Mac Mini, due to the fact that it seems to be built for this kind of application. We went for the 1.4Ghz model, and upgraded the… Read more
LEGO Star Wars 4502: X-Wing Fighter by LEGO
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A toy for older boys, 5 April 2005
If like me you were a small child when the original Star Wars film was released, you will remember the excitement of the space battles between the evil empire in their Tie fighters, and the rebel alliance pilots in their X-Wings. Lego have capitalised on this nostalgia through their range of star wars products, which will appeal to children and the not so young.
This particular set is taken from a scene in the Empire Strikes back, where Luke travels to the planet Degobah for training with Jedi master Yoda. Comprising an X-wing, Yoda's hut and 3 mini-figures, it contains over 500 individual lego pieces, and allows a very detailed model to be created. The X-Wing itself has an opening… Read more