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Ceweal earphone Black SM-808 Sports Bluetooth V 4.0 Earhook stereo Headset headphone with Mic
Ceweal earphone Black SM-808 Sports Bluetooth V 4.0 Earhook stereo Headset headphone with Mic

4.0 out of 5 stars Not perfect but good for the price, 13 April 2016
These are budget bluetooth 4.0 sports headphones of which there are many to choose from many different brands.

Inside the box are the earphones, charging cable, pouch and replacement silicon ear caps. The battery life lasts for 6 hours and they come with controls on one of the ear pieces that allow you to change volume or track.

The build quality is reasonable for headphones of this price, plastic but fairly durable. The cable that runs between each ear-piece is something I’ve not seen before, being highly reflective and an excellent addition for late-night joggers.

Overall they look and feel good, but how do they sound? Well they are budget headphones so you have to adjust your expectations accordingly. There is a lot of presence in the mids, but treble and bass is not too great. However, for the price it’s difficult to complain.

If you’re looking for some budget bluetooth earphones then it’s worth considering these, they work well and that reflective cable is certainly a plus point.
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MVPower WIFI IP Camera HD 1280x720P for Home Security, Baby/Pets Monitor, Wireless webcam, Surveillance, plug/play, with Two-Way Audio, Night Vision, Motion Detection, Mobile Remote Viewing Function
MVPower WIFI IP Camera HD 1280x720P for Home Security, Baby/Pets Monitor, Wireless webcam, Surveillance, plug/play, with Two-Way Audio, Night Vision, Motion Detection, Mobile Remote Viewing Function

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very good budget entry point for smarthome security, 7 Feb. 2016
This is the MVPower Wifi security camera from Aukey, a company known for its many great quality technology accessories. I was given a 99% discount off this item in exchange for an unbiased review.

Inside the box you get the camera which has a nice black gloss finish and aluminium stand, a power cable, Ethernet cable adapter, instructions and everything you need to wall-mount the camera if that's what you want to do.

Once you've plugged everything in, you'll need to download an app called 'COT Pro'. It's through this app, you'll set up the connection between the camera and your router. Setting up can be a little tricky and it's worth bearing in mind that if you have a router that only uses 5Ghz Wifi then this camera is not compatible and you'll need to use an Ethernet cable instead. If you opt for the wired route, it'll ask you for a Username and Password. These can be found on a sticker at the back. Once it's set up, everything is fairly intuitive at a basic level. You can quickly connect to your camera and if you want to, take snapshots and talk to whoever is in the room through the speaker on the camera.

The sound quality is reasonable for a camera of this price and at 720p, the image quality is perfectly acceptable. More advanced functions such as setting up alerts if the camera detects movement are possible, but it will take some experimenting to get things exactly how you want them. The app itself seems to be updated at a reasonable frequency which is good to know.

Overall, I've been impressed with the quality of this item for its price. My only complaint is that I wish the power cable was a bit longer (it's about 1m long).
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iPhone 6S Plus Screen Protector, Anneks® Premium Invisible Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6s Plus / iPhone 6 Plus (5.5") with Crystal Clear Transparency 9H Hardness and Ultra Slim Design, Force Touch / 3D Touch Compatible - Fits the iPhone 6/6s Plus Perfectly With No Halos
iPhone 6S Plus Screen Protector, Anneks® Premium Invisible Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6s Plus / iPhone 6 Plus (5.5") with Crystal Clear Transparency 9H Hardness and Ultra Slim Design, Force Touch / 3D Touch Compatible - Fits the iPhone 6/6s Plus Perfectly With No Halos
Offered by AnneksDirect
Price: £24.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Almost Perfect, 2 Dec. 2015
I was given this product for free in exchange for an unbiased review.

This is a tempered glass screen protector by Anneks for the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6s Plus. It has a 9H hardness rating and is just 0.33mm thick. Inside the box is the glass screen protector, an alcoholic wipe, microfibre cloth and a dust removing sticker.

When you apply the protector, you need to align it with the touch ID sensor and the phone speaker at the top. Do not align it to the edge of the phone. You’ll need to be quick in applying it as the adhesive side collects dust very quickly. You can probably get away with having a second attempt at applying the protector if it isn’t aligned correctly, however any more than this, you’ll notice that the corner no longer sticks down.

The protector is very smooth and feels like you’re touching the phone itself. As it is only 0.33mm thick, 3D touch works absolutely fine.

Unfortunately for this screen protector, it’s simply not wide enough. Another millimetre wide on each side and it will cover the display - at the moment, the edge of the protector does overlap some of the viewable area. It’s a real shame because it feels very nice to use. I've been informed by Anneks that it is this width so it doesn't cover the curve of the screen and create an air bubble along the edge.

The screen protector is tough. I rubbed keys along it, pushed a stanley knife and a carving knife into the protector and they all glided across it leaving no marks. It will definitely give your phone adequate protection.

UPDATE: I ordered a second screen protector, this time for the iPhone SE/5S/5C and it works brilliantly. The instructions and the kit you get with the screen protector itself makes it very easy to use. on the iPhone SE/5S the screen protector covers the surrounding bezel giving a great level of protection. Excellent product, highly recommended.
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Elgato Avea Bulb, Dynamic Mood Light - for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Android-Smartphone, Bluetooth Low Energy, 7 W LED, E27
Elgato Avea Bulb, Dynamic Mood Light - for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Android-Smartphone, Bluetooth Low Energy, 7 W LED, E27
Price: £25.88

13 of 16 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Introduction to the Smart Home, 23 Dec. 2014
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If you're looking to turn your home into a smart home, then the Avea is a great place to start. It's a Bluetooth bulb and not one controlled by WiFi which means two things... firstly you don't need a bridge device for it to operate like the Philips Hue. All you need to get going is this bulb and the free app from Elgato. Secondly, because it's bluetooth only, you can't operate your lighting away from home.

The bulb works with 'moods' that you can select from the app list. Things like 'Northern Glow' and 'Cozy Flames' provide nice ambiences with lights that flicker or gradually change colour.

To get the most from this device, it would be best to use 2 or more bulbs. The moods rely on colours that compliment each other and obviously you can only show a single colour at a time with one bulb.

The white and yellow lights are the brightest and the reds and blues are the darkest. If you intend to use these colours, then you'll need some extra lighting in the room as these bulbs displaying those colours are not enough to illuminate a room.

The app is really easy to use and it takes less than a minute to set up your bulbs. You can also adjust the brightness of the bulb and set a 'Wake-up Light' that will turn on at a specified time in the morning.

It's worth noting that these bulbs come in one size only. If you need a different size or have bayonet fittings, then you're out of luck.

Really nice product though, highly recommended.
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O'Neill Men AC Everyday Beanie, Blue Wing Teal, One Size
O'Neill Men AC Everyday Beanie, Blue Wing Teal, One Size
Offered by Günstiger in den Urlaub

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Suitable for big heads, 10 Dec. 2014
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I don't usually wear hats as they get uncomfortable after a while, but this one seems to let your head 'breathe' and still keep you warm.

It stretches well and would even fit those with larger heads. The material seems a reasonable quality and I would definitely purchase another.


Ex-Pro Continuous Dual Photography Lighting Kit - Black/Silver
Ex-Pro Continuous Dual Photography Lighting Kit - Black/Silver
Offered by ExpressPro
Price: £49.97

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 10 Dec. 2014
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First of all, as the description is a little confusing, I'll just confirm that this does indeed include a carry case for all of the gear.

This is an excellent lighting kit and has made such a difference to the indoor photography and video recording that I make.

I record video and take photos of products mostly in my living room which is poorly lit, evening during the day. Whereas before I would be forced to use an ISO of up to 1600, with the lighting correctly positioned I've been able to use an ISO of 200-400 or even as low as 100 when using an aperture between f/1.8-2.4. The results are much clearer. The reflective lining and powerful bulb make it a very bright 'white' light.

The build quality is not amazing, and you shouldn't expect it to be for this price. It's worth holding on to some of the packaging if you plan on transporting this kit around. Look after it and it will last you and help you take some great shots.
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Twelve South Apple iPad 2,3, 4 & iPad Air Aluminium Compass Portable Stand in Black
Twelve South Apple iPad 2,3, 4 & iPad Air Aluminium Compass Portable Stand in Black

5.0 out of 5 stars Better than the Compass 2 for large iPads, 15 Nov. 2014
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This is an excellent stand that is not only sturdy, but easy to pack away for travel purposes.

Across the stand are a number of silicon pads that prevent the stand from scratching the back of the iPad. Two small legs fold out to rest the iPad on and the silicon here gives a small amount of grip keep it in place.

When the iPad is in the stand, it can be used but don't expect the iPad to remain perfectly still, especially when you tap in the top corners of the screen. Sometimes the iPad will move depending on how hard you tap it.

The stand is surprisingly heavy with hinges that move easily but not too easily to make it unstable. The viewing angle of the iPad when in the stand is good, remaining quite upright without the possibility of it falling forward.

Buying Tip: If you have the original iPad, iPad 2, 3, 4 or iPad Air, then get this one over the Twelve South Compass 2 stand. The Compass 2 stand is compatible with the iPad Mini as well as larger iPads, but due to this compatibility, the legs to not spread as far as the original compass stand making it less sturdy. Also, when looking at review videos online, it seems that the Compass 2 has taken some shortcuts in terms of hinge quality.

If you have a larger iPad, this is the stand to get.


Belkin Premium Leather Sleeve for 3rd Generation iPad - Light Brown
Belkin Premium Leather Sleeve for 3rd Generation iPad - Light Brown
Price: £59.71

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very smart, good quality case, 4 Nov. 2014
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First of all, this case will comfortably hold a 2nd, 3rd or 4th generation iPad, despite what the title of the product says. You could also put the iPad Air/Air 2 in this case, although there will be some movement due to the smaller bezel.

The leather feels very good and is not particularly thin, giving a decent amount of protection to the iPad and making it very unlikely to tear. The stitching is neat and discreet and seems tight enough to feel like it will last a long time. The lining is fairly soft, but of enough quality that also makes it unlikely to tear.

If I had to be picky, I would say it would be good if the lining was made of microfibre cloth to help keep the iPad clean, but it's no big deal.

If you're looking for a luxury looking case that will easily last a long time, then this is the one to get.
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Anker® 8200 DPI High Precision Programmable Laser Gaming Mouse for PC, 9 Programmable Buttons, Weight Tuning Cartridges, Omron Micro
Anker® 8200 DPI High Precision Programmable Laser Gaming Mouse for PC, 9 Programmable Buttons, Weight Tuning Cartridges, Omron Micro

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Comfortable and works with OSX, 1 Nov. 2014
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This is an excellent quality mouse and definitely comparable to the more expensive brand-name gamer mice available.

It is very comfortable to use - the matt finish on top is soft to touch and avoids getting uncomfortable even after hours of gaming.

The click action of all of the buttons is consistent and seems just right. I haven't yet managed to accidentally click a button, nor is pressing each button particularly labouring.

If you're using this with a Mac, the good news is that it works. Not all buttons will function, but the left/right/scroll buttons work, plus one of the side buttons (it allows you to switch windows) work. Unfortunately at the time of writing there isn't a Mac Driver available.

However, if you have access to a Windows PC, any changes you make using the Anker software is stored on the mouse and can be carried over to your Mac easily.

The software is available from the Anker website and is very straight forward to use. You can assign a function to each button, using them to replace keystrokes or other in game functions making game play easier.

The colour of the scroll wheel and logo can be changed and this works quite well. Some colours struggle to come through - some greens come out quite blueish, but with a bit of playing, you should be able to get the colour you want. You can also adjust the speed that these lights flash. There are a row of very small lights on the left hand side of the mouse and the colour of these cannot be changed which isn't great.

The software allows you to store 'profiles' - this means you can have different settings saved for particular games so you can switch between profiles before loading up a game.

The cable is also really impressive. It's braided and seems to be very strong. It certainly doesn't tangle very easily.

In the box also comes a set of weights if this is something you need to adjust.

Finally, even though this is called a gamers mouse, you don't necessarily have to be a gamer to use it. It's so comfortable that you could use it from casual computer use, to design and video production. Remember, you can assign the buttons to pretty much anything so this could save you a lot of time if you use a computer a lot during the day.

Another excellent product from Anker.
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23 of 26 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible Value for Money, 14 Oct. 2014
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I've been looking for a budget priced lavalier microphone for a while. Before this came out I looked at the original SmartLav, but on hearing samples I was unimpressed. The original lacked clarity in environments that weren't almost silent and there was a lot of hiss too.

The SmartLav+ is a drastic improvement. The sound quality is very impressive for a microphone in this price range. It's not industry quality, but more than good enough for podcasting, video blogging and other sound recordings destined for the internet.

The recordings are clear with background noise significantly reduced resulting in a near-professional sound.

Do bear in mind that this device is for recording into a mobile phone. If you wish to record into a sound recorder, DSLR or computer, you will probably need the RODE SC3 adapter.


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