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Acronis True Image 2016 for 1PC/English (PC/Mac)
Acronis True Image 2016 for 1PC/English (PC/Mac)
Offered by Aqua Reefer
Price: £45.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Don't expect any help from Acronis Customer Support., 6 July 2016
Many versions of Acronis True Image have been difficult and confusing and I have tended to stay with version 2010 or 2013 which between them have been used on a number of occasions to return my PC to working condition again.
I would have been happy staying with 2013 and 2014 but warning messages on startup now say they may not be compatible under Windows 10. They seemed to be OK but I didnt want to wait until disaster occurred before finding this out for myself.
I have installed TrueImage 2016 under the multi user licencing for 5 PC's.
One crticism is that validation is not carried out by default and selecting validation seems to add a long time to doing backups. It is not something I have noticed before.
Any query with Acronis need to be resolved almost as soon as you buy their products as they don't want to help after 30 days if you don't pay for support. Luckily the Forum are fairly helpful and free.
My strategy is to always prepare a boot up CD or USB stick as soon as possible as trying to recover within the Windows interface has not always worked.


HALTI Premium Dog Collar, with 3M reflective weave and soft neoprene padding. Medium, Blue
HALTI Premium Dog Collar, with 3M reflective weave and soft neoprene padding. Medium, Blue
Price: £5.99

17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Consult the size chart when you order., 6 July 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
I have a Jack Russell terrier and if I had noticed the size chart recommendation in the pictures of the product I would have seen that the recommended size is Small not Medium. I have adjusted the medium collar to the minimum length amd the picture below shows it fitted on my dog. Although it is safe and secure it just looks a bit too big due to the width of the collar at 2.5 cm whereas the Small size is 1.5 cm wide.
I will order a smaller size as I am very pleased with the quality and feel of this soft collar. My Jack Russell has always had a half choke chain training collar as I was always worried he could flick off a standard collar but this one seems very secure with a high quality clip.
The material is soft and padded and made of a reflective material.
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Command Sawtooth Picture Hanger Kit with Command Adhesive Strips - 1 Pack - Hanger Holds up to 2 kg (5 lb) - 75 mm x 25 mm
Command Sawtooth Picture Hanger Kit with Command Adhesive Strips - 1 Pack - Hanger Holds up to 2 kg (5 lb) - 75 mm x 25 mm
Offered by R & S Supplies Ltd
Price: £3.44

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I don't believe it...but it is true...very impressed., 30 Jun. 2016
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I an very sceptical of any ideas involving superglues and adhesives in DIY jobs. Looking at the manufacturers website and customer reviews they are either 1 star or 5 star and I believe that preparation is the answer and the reason for some of the disasters.
This bracket is designed for the saw tooth method of hanging pictures but the technology behind it applies to all the hanging products in the Command range of fittings. I do not like the saw tooth method of hanging pictures preferring a wire but this bracket was tested as designed. The picture saw tooth attachment is not supplied with the product and is shown in the photos below.
Step 1 of the preparation is to clean the wall surface with isopropyl alcohol. I don't expect many people have this and this is possibly the reason for the failures. An aerosol of this is very useful and worth having in your garage. The sides of the strip are colour coded red and black to attach it correctly. Once fixed and after pressing for 30 seconds and then also waiting an hour the picture was hung on a matt finish tiled wall.
The maximum load is given as 2.2Kg (5 lbs) but I thought it would be worth testing it to engineering standards at least as twice the load.
A spring balance shown in the pictures below recorded as much as I could comfortably pull and is showing as 16 lbs and repeated a number of times.
I have no reason to think it would ever fall with the weight of a picture.
Removal is shown in the last picture by pulling vertically downwards about 15 inches which releases it from the wall without any sign of where it was attached. A sound wall surface is obviously required and wallpaper is not advised.
A second strip is supplied to re-attach the bracket.
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Men Expert Shower Gel 300ml Clean Power
Men Expert Shower Gel 300ml Clean Power
Offered by Online4Perfume
Price: £3.69

4.0 out of 5 stars Body, Face and Hair Shower Gel once you manage to unclick it., 22 Jun. 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
No need for 3 different bottles as this all in one Shower Gel is OK for your Face, Hair or Body. I found the flip up inverted lid fairly difficult to unclick with soapy hands. The side opposite the hinges could be made a bit easier than that. I would prefer soaps and gels to be dispensed with a pump action bottle. If you have ever dropped a bar of soap on your foot in the shower you will know how painful that is. This XL 300ml size bottle would be even more painful if it slipped from your hands..
The product itself described as citrus and woody fragrance was pleasant to use.


Rapesco 4-Hole Punch - 720, 22 Sheet Capacity (Candy Pink)
Rapesco 4-Hole Punch - 720, 22 Sheet Capacity (Candy Pink)
Price: £9.90

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A good solid four hole punch and why you set it to 888...., 21 Jun. 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
The Rapesco four hole punch has all metal working parts and a metal handle with locking device to lock the handle in place for safety and reduced storage.
It is fairly heavy duty taking 22 sheets of standard gauge paper.
There is a black plastic guide to keep all the sheets that you punch aligned perfectly in the ring binder set this to 888.
2 ring binders just use the 2 central holes which are 80 mm apart.
The use of two additional holes provides more stability. This extension is sometimes referred to as the "888" system, because of the three 8-cm gaps between the holes.
The plastic guide also has settings for A4-S which I can't seem to work out a use for and A4-E which will put just 3 holes with 8 cm gap for 3 ring binders.
A good solid well made 4 hole punch.


Russell Hobbs Mode Kettle 21400 - Black
Russell Hobbs Mode Kettle 21400 - Black
Price: £22.49

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stylish and Quieter New Jug Kettle from Russelll Hobbs, 20 Jun. 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
RUSSELL HOBBS MODE BLACK KETTLE 3,000 watts
The Russell Hobbs kettle is stylishly designed to complement the modern kitchen.
The kettle has a lovely black finish and has brushed steel features, which is fashionable for the modern kitchen. The instructions are simple and very easy to follow, though safety precautions must be heeded before use.
The maximum volume is 1.7 litres and is marked out in levels of number of cups. I found this aspect of the kettle too small and not clear. On regular use I am able to fill to my usual level.
Upon using the kettle I found that the lid flicked open with the minimum of pressure as does the on/off switch. The kettle lights up in an attractive blue colour indicating that it is in use.
The kettle is easily filled and the spout pours out perfectly without drips and splashes so an excellent feature. On boiling the noise level is much lower than my old kettle. I am concerned, that there is some steam leaking from the rim on the lid, so care is needed.
There are useful features such as a removable filter and the kettle being able to be used by a left or right handed person.
Upon picking up the kettle I noticed that the handle does not have a grip feature and it is easy to let it slip if you are not mindful of it when pouring. The stand is a little unsteady and does rock a bit on examination the three rubber feet are smaller than usual. It is OK once you are aware of this when replacing the kettle on the swivel base.
Overall a very useful kettle which can be matched up to other accessories.


Post-it Notes, 76 x 76 mm - Canary Yellow, 12 Pads (100 Sheets Per Pad)
Post-it Notes, 76 x 76 mm - Canary Yellow, 12 Pads (100 Sheets Per Pad)
Offered by get goods
Price: £1.27

5.0 out of 5 stars Still the best Sticky Notes, 18 Jun. 2016
Customer review from the Amazon Vine Programme (What's this?)
There are numerous similar products , also square and a hundred sheets and perhaps a mm or two smaller and a slightly different shade of yellow copying the 3M brand and selling much cheaper. They may be called something different.
I have tried some of them and they are good enough but not quite as good. So Post-it Notes are still the best Sticky Notes.
Did you know you can cut off the sticky part and cover a typed sentence if making a photocopy and the copy will be whitened out, ?
Books have been written on all the uses for Post-it notes.


KONG Squeezz Jels Frog Squeaking Dog Toy, Medium, Green
KONG Squeezz Jels Frog Squeaking Dog Toy, Medium, Green

1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your money.., 13 Jun. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Only lasted about 2 minutes with my Jack Russell terrier dog. The squeaker was just rattling around inside and after another minute or so the baseplate which is just glued on was detached.


Doro HandleEasy 321rc Universal Infrared Remote Control - White/Grey
Doro HandleEasy 321rc Universal Infrared Remote Control - White/Grey
Offered by Handset Solutions Ltd
Price: £17.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Seems to be a good quality easy to use remote., 13 Jun. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Seemed to be very easy to program by pointing it at the original and copying the buttons you want.
I thought that the On and Off buttons were a bit confusing as most remotes have just one button doing both.
I programmed the On button as Channel 1 instead.


BW Wireless Quad Band GSM Desk Phone - 2.4 Inch LCD Screen, Rechargeable Battery, Caller ID, Redial, Hands Free Functions - White
BW Wireless Quad Band GSM Desk Phone - 2.4 Inch LCD Screen, Rechargeable Battery, Caller ID, Redial, Hands Free Functions - White
Offered by DTV ELECTRONICS
Price: £33.96

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bought as a substitute landline phone for care home use., 13 Jun. 2016
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this for my Mother in a Care Home who just does not manage mobile phones at all well. This one looks like the normal landline phone she had at home which she is used to..
Calls are answered by just lifting the handset with no need to press any button and calls are terminated by replacing the handset.
It will be used for receiving calls more than making any and the only thing that could go wrong is the ON/OFF button.
If this is OFF it would switch to voicemail which I don't want to happen.
I have fitted a small piece of plastic channel and taped it over the button to prevent this.
This does mean it needs to be on all the time so the charger us left connected too. Whether this is a good thing or not I don't know yet.
I used an Orange PAYG Sim Card and it works through the EE network
You will find the small manual a bit confusing as it seems to apply to a range of models.
The Instructions to fit the Sim card seemed very daunting asking you to remove a screw but you just slide it in before powering on then connect the battery and it worked instantly without any configuration.


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