G. Cooper

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (37 of 37)
Location: Essex, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 635,863 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 37
Sennheiser CX 300 II Precision Noise Isolating Ear&hellip by Sennheiser
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
My second pair of CX 300 II earphones - the last pair lasted several years of daily commuting. I've been so pleased with them that it was a no-brainer to get the same model when they finally gave up the ghost.

I listen mainly to podcasts and audiobooks on the move, and the noise-isolating is very effective in making speech audible in a noisy environment. If I'm having to really concentrate on something in the office, I'll wear them without playing anything, as they are enough to deaden the background office noise but without being too antisocial.
Reelight SL100 Battery Free LED Lightset Reelight
I've been using my Reelights for about a year now, with no issues or problems. They are one of the best purchases I've made for my bike.

Personally I wouldn't use them as my only illumination when riding in full darkness even on urban streets - they are a bit too small and low-slung for that - but they are very bright and I use them as an eye-catching supplement to "proper" lights.

I have them on my hack bike for cycling to the train station, and for me, the time where they really come into their own is in the spring and autumn. For example, this morning was quite overcast and I felt some form of lighting was necessary. The Reelights are sufficient and so I don't have… Read more
Fatal System Error: The Hunt for the New Crime Lor&hellip by Joseph Menn
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This book was recommended by award-winning IT journalist Davey Winder, whose columns I have read for many years. It's very interesting but the writing was a little disappointing, it jumped around a lot in an attempt to keep things moving but just felt disjointed.

What bugged me most about the Kindle edition was the formatting. I imagine that the paper version includes footnotes within the text - the Kindle version does not. I got about 80% through and found the book ended and the remainder was made up of notes. Without much in the way of context, these were of minimal value.

Worse still was the index - it's just a list of entries without page numbers or hyperlinks… Read more

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