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TUDIA Ultra Slim LITE TPU Bumper Protective Case for OnePlus One Smartphone (Clear)
TUDIA Ultra Slim LITE TPU Bumper Protective Case for OnePlus One Smartphone (Clear)
Offered by Aplars USA
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good Purchase, 29 Jun. 2015
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First TUDIA case I have owned so far. Fits the OnePlus One very tightly, probably even too tight as it is a bit of a struggle to get it on and off the phone. Does add some bulk to an already large device, but with this case attached the screen does not touch the surface when placed upside down. The cutouts are all in the right place, and the gel is slightly raised where the volume and power buttons are on the sides. One centimetre on the top and the bottom of the case is clear gel, whilst the part in between is matt, which gives it a distinctive look. The TUDIA case for the OnePlus One is certainly one of the better cases out there, and I would not hesitate to recommend it.


EnGive 6 Packs HD Crystal Clear Samsung Galaxy S5 Screen Protector
EnGive 6 Packs HD Crystal Clear Samsung Galaxy S5 Screen Protector
Offered by engivewayde
Price: £4.98

4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but not smudge-resistant, 11 Jun. 2015
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These screen protectors for the SGS5 are good value for the money you pay. They fit the phone’s screen almost perfectly, only leaving less than half a millimetre unprotected, the cut-outs for the home button, front-camera and ear-piece are exactly where they should be, and they are easy to apply. They only reason I do not give them the full 5 stars is because they smudge very easily, which I think is because of the (cheap?) material being used.


SDTEK Clear Samsung Galaxy S5 Case Transparent Soft Gel TPU Silicone Cover Bumper
SDTEK Clear Samsung Galaxy S5 Case Transparent Soft Gel TPU Silicone Cover Bumper
Offered by SDTEK Direct
Price: £7.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fits well and looks good, 11 Jun. 2015
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I have ordered many cases for various phones in the past, and they always come in some sort of sealed plastic bag to assure the buyer that they are brand new. This one came just loose inside the envelope, but it seems new so no big deal. Fitting the case on to the Galaxy S5 is very easy and it hugs the shape of the phone perfectly. All cut-outs are precisely where they should be and it makes the device less slippery in the hand. The volume and power buttons are covered but are clearly indicated as the gel is slightly raised in those areas.

This gel case seems to be able to withstand a few knocks and small drops, and for the price this is an excellent purchase. One thing I would say, though, from experience I know that these kind of cases usually turn slightly yellow after some time when exposed to daylight. Only time will tell if this will be the case with this case (see what I did there? :-)


Hardcase for Sony Xperia Z3 Compact - leather optics turquoise - Cover PhoneNatic + protective foils
Hardcase for Sony Xperia Z3 Compact - leather optics turquoise - Cover PhoneNatic + protective foils
Offered by PhoneNatic
Price: £6.90

2.0 out of 5 stars The back has a nice feel to it and I love the colour, 1 May 2015
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The back has a nice feel to it and I love the colour. But the phone does not sit tight enough inside the case, there is a lot of movement. Not for me I'm afraid.


7" RAPID5 SKITTLE KIDS TABLET PC - ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT - DUAL CORE CPU - QUAD CORE GPU - KIDS TABLET PC (BLUE)
7" RAPID5 SKITTLE KIDS TABLET PC - ANDROID 4.4 KITKAT - DUAL CORE CPU - QUAD CORE GPU - KIDS TABLET PC (BLUE)
Offered by F5CS LTD
Price: £69.89

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Good value entertainment for little ones (for a while), 1 May 2015
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I bought this tablet for my 2 year old son who showed a lot of interest in my own touch screen phone and tablet. It is good for what it is, and especially given the below-£40-pricetag. "You get what you pay for" as they say, and this is certainly true with this purchase.

The Good: it is very sturdy and ergonomically shaped, perfect for little hands. And it looks like it can take quite a beating (or dropping for that matter). It comes with a lot of games and educational apps pre-installed, even though you can do this yourself by downloading those apps from the Google Play Store. It does not come with the very latest version of Android (v5.1), but version 4.4 is close enough. The Rapid5 Skittle comes with a micro-sd card slot so you can easily expand the internal storage of only 4GB - part of which is used by the system. The sound can be cranked up to quite a loud level and quality and distortion is acceptable at this price point.

A feature which the Rapid5 Skittle has got but which is missing on even some high-end Android devices is the ability to plug external USB-drives into the micro-USB port also known as "USB-OTG" or "USB-On-The-Go" (a micro-USB to full-size USB adaptor come with the package). This comes in handy when transferring files or keeping "grown-up" stuff separately.

The Bad: First thing I noticed when switching on the Rapid5 Skittle was the awful screen - it reminded me of those first-generation resistive touch-screens with low resolution and awful viewing angles - one needs to tilt the screen just a few degrees and the whole image becomes inverted. Colours are way too over-saturated and the screen lacks responsiveness at times. And given the low screen resolution of 800x480 pixels the apparently ’huge’ battery (2500mAh) does a very bad job in keeping the device powered for more than 2 hours, but this could also be a good thing as it restricts usage time for the little one. Even in standby mode with WiFi switched off it looses far too much juice.

The Rapid5 Skittle comes with its own charger and charging port, which is quite strange as one can also use a standard micro-USB charger and plug it into the micro-USB port to juice up the device.

The Ugly: I really cannot remember when I have seen such a bad camera on a mobile device. I probably have to go way back when manufacturers just started to introduce this feature, and those first cameras had a VGA-resolution. The tablet’s back camera is apparently 2 megapixel, but even in the perfect lighting condition there is far too much noise. And just ignore the camera indoors completely, because the image quality is an absolute joke, it really is THAT bad.

Conclusion: The Rapid5 Skittle Kiddie Tablet is an inexpensive entertainment and learning device for young children. It is not horrible or even unusable, but of course at this price-point compromises have to be made. Underneath the kiddies desktop the Rapid5 Skittle is a fully-fledged Android tablet with USB-OTG capabilities, and this makes it a low-cost choice for adults as well.

UPDATE: I have to downgrade this purchase to two stars as I have just found out that the pre-installed games on this tablet are not removable, and because there is very little memory left on the device I can only download and install one more game/app at a time. Very inconvenient. The better choice would be to buy a 'proper' android tablet - not a so-called 'kiddies-tablet" and download and install games and apps yourself.


Yousave Accessories Compact Case Hard Hybrid Cover for Sony Xperia Z3 - Purple
Yousave Accessories Compact Case Hard Hybrid Cover for Sony Xperia Z3 - Purple
Price: £4.84

2 of 11 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not-so-perfect fit, 5 Nov. 2014
As one-piece hard cases go, they only cover the back and the sides of the phone and not the top and the bottom, otherwise it would be pretty difficult to fit them.
At first this specific hard case fits the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact perfectly, with all the cutouts for ports and camera in the right places. But I have noticed that there is some room between the back of the phone and the case - it does not seem to fit perfectly. It is a small space, but noticeable when I squeeze the phone and the case together. Because of this I am slightly worried that some dust particles might be able to enter this space and cause some scratches on the back.
The material itself feels nice in the hand, but for my personal taste it is too slippery. This and the not-so-perfect fitting issue leads me to the conclusion that I am not able to recommend this case.


InventCase Sony Xperia Z3 Compact 2014 TPU Gel Case Cover with Screen Protector - Smokey Black
InventCase Sony Xperia Z3 Compact 2014 TPU Gel Case Cover with Screen Protector - Smokey Black
Offered by Sunny Savers Ltd
Price: £3.99

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars It's a "No" from me, 5 Nov. 2014
There seems to be a general problem with ALL soft-gel rubber cases for the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, simply because the design of the phone requires for the case to have huge cutouts for accessing the USB-charging port, the micro-sd card slot and the magnetic charging port just underneath. And these big cutouts make any soft rubber case very unstable, meaning you will not get any tight fit on the left side of the phone. But some soft rubber cases seem to be better than others. And this one, unfortunately, is not one of the better ones. Not only is the left side of the case very loose, it does not fit very tightly on top and bottom either. The only side which is tight is the right hand side where the power- and volume buttons are located. And to top things off, the rubber material is very shiny, which attracts fingerprints like crazy.

It is not an awful case as such, but I cannot recommend it.


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3.0 out of 5 stars Good looks, not much more, 30 May 2014
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The Ringke Slim Case for the LG Nexus 5 fits like a second skin, following the contours of the phone exactly. It is a case which does not seem to protect the phone from drops, rather from scratches and/or marks. So if you are prone to "accidents" this case might not be for you, as the hard case plastic makes it more slippery to hold and operate than a soft gel bumper case.

The other thing with hard plastic is that it does not flex very much, and so the case does not cover the phone all way round, just the back and the sides. Otherwise you would have problems to fit the phone inside.

The cutout for the camera on the back is very precise, but the cutouts for the volume and power keys are (in my opinion) too big. The sim tray on the Nexus 5 is situated just underneath the power button, and because of the size of the cutout you can actually see part of that sim tray, which just looks "cheap". Also, the cutouts for the buttons are disproportioned - there is hardly any space between the plastic and the button on top, but more than enough space underneath. This makes the buttons difficult to press when the phone lies on a flat surface and your thumb is coming from the top.

Another thing which prevents the Ringke Slim Case being a premium product is a manufacturing fault. It almost seems that the machine that cuts out the holes was not able to produce a clean cut, so thin bits of plastic just hang on to some of the edges.

There are two additional lanyard holes on the bottom right side of the case.

The Case is delivered in a so-called "eco-pack" which is really just a small card board box. And you get a free screen protector as a bonus.

The mint green version looks really good on my bright red Nexus 5. But other than good looks there is not much to shout about.


FoneM8® - New LG Google Nexus 5 100% Clear Gel Case Skin TPU Cover - Includes Screen Protector and Microfibre Cloth
FoneM8® - New LG Google Nexus 5 100% Clear Gel Case Skin TPU Cover - Includes Screen Protector and Microfibre Cloth
Offered by FoneM8store

5.0 out of 5 stars Fits perfectly, 20 Mar. 2014
The LG manufactured Nexus 5 is one of the best looking phones I have ever owned, so in an ideal world I would like to use it as it is with no protective casings whatsoever. But being me, I just want to keep the phone as pristine as possible for as long as possible. So I decided to buy a bumper case by Spigen which fitted the Nexus 5 perfectly. The only drawback was that being a "bumper" case the edges of the phone were hidden by a black rubbery plastic - good for protection if you drop the phone, but it takes away the its "beauty" and it adds quite a bit of bulk.

So I ended up looking for (and finding) a clear case which just fits the Nexus like a glove without hiding parts and without adding more bulk. And this case does exactly that. It fits perfectly like a second skin. The clear gel plastic is slightly raised in place of the volume keys and off/on button, so accessing those keys is without problems. The cutouts for camera, headphone socket, USB charger and speakers are exactly in the right place, it just looks proper and classy.

And last but not least, being a gel case it gives the Nexus 5 more grip so it doesn't slide out of your hand. If it does, though, the case does not seem thick enough to avoid damage. Not that I have tried it, but the Spigen case would be a better choice for people whose phone ends up on the floor a lot of times. For me, who just wants protection from dust and scratches, this clear gel case is the better option.

Oh, and did I mention the free screen protector? Makes this deal even better value for money.


Spigen Ultra Hybrid Bumper Case for Google Nexus 5 - Black
Spigen Ultra Hybrid Bumper Case for Google Nexus 5 - Black
Offered by Spigen UK Store
Price: £8.99

5.0 out of 5 stars A must have for Nexus 5 owners, 4 Mar. 2014
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This case for the Google Nexus 5 arrived early, and it did not disappoint whatsoever. Fits the phone like a second skin. The edges around the phone are made out of rubbery plastic which stretches just far enough to place the Nexus 5 inside. The volume and the power buttons are covered by this rubbery plastic, but their positions are clearly marked. Usually it takes a bit of effort to activate keys which are hidden behind plastic, but not so with this case. It takes the same little amount of pressure as if there was no case. The only holes are for the headphone socket and the noise cancelling microphone on top of the phone, and the micro USB port and speaker grills on the bottom. And those holes are exactly at the right places.

The back of the case is made out of harder plastic, which is clear, so the big nexus logo can be seen (and admired). Again, the hole for the Nexus' main camera is exactly in the right place - you can really see and feel this case has been custom-made for the Nexus 5. The only slight imperfection I can find is that this hard and clear plastic on the back is straight, whilst the phone itself is ever so slightly curved on the edges, so there are some air pockets where dust can enter and settle. Nothing too much to distract from the overall quality casing. And as a little bonus there is also a screen protector in the package. And guess what, that screen protector fits the screen of the Nexus 5 exactly - no gap between the edge of the protector and the edge of the glas front.

Overall definitely a 5 star product, which for the money I paid I can very easily recommend.


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