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ADATA S102 Pro 32GB USB 3.0  Ultra Fast Read Speed up to 90 MB/s Flash Drive Blue (AS102P-32G-RBL)
ADATA S102 Pro 32GB USB 3.0 Ultra Fast Read Speed up to 90 MB/s Flash Drive Blue (AS102P-32G-RBL)
Price: £14.36

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Worked well, looks good, but has now stopped working, 9 Jan. 2013
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This was the cheapest, decently specified 32Gb, USB3.0 stick I could find.

It was bought for use on the TV.

The capacity is huge and the USB stick looks really nice and feels well made.

Nice aluminium, thin and grippy.

It has a cap that can be attached to the back when not needed.

Works on USB2.0 ports two and is as fast as permitted by the USB2.0 standards.

Very fast and thus excellent for copying large amounts of data.

To be able to put files over 2Gb it needs to be formatted to NTFS.

Has no blinking light when working, so very good for use on a TV.

Very good buy, so far.

EDIT: It has now stopped working.
It was mainly used for large video files and kept in the house, so it was never banged about or dropped or suffered any bad treatment.
However, it has stopped working and it appears to be final. I cleaned its conducts but it still does not work, at all, in any PC.
I have many USB drives a lot older than that one, which are still fine.


Maglite 2D LED Torch - Black
Maglite 2D LED Torch - Black
Offered by Buying & Saving
Price: £22.49

5.0 out of 5 stars More powerfull than expected, 3 Jan. 2013
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I got 3 of these to give as presents.

They are the newer, brighter, 134 Lumen ones, not the older 114 ones as stated on amazon.

They are simple to operate, with a single mode as well as a momentary on "mode" (If you press the on button gently the torch goes on, if you release it, it goes off.).

They are quite bright and throw their light at a large distance.

Good looking torches.

The zoom works OK.

They feel solid.

Note however that:

They are larger than expected; much bigger than normal 2D torches.

The spring on the back screw cap, which holds the batteries in place is very strong, making it difficult to screw in, with batteries inserted.
The batteries rattle.

Battery life is not great 9 (The 3D one is 10 times better).


Cat Apa, Men  Low-Top Sneakers, Beige (Dark Beige), 11 UK (45 EU)
Cat Apa, Men Low-Top Sneakers, Beige (Dark Beige), 11 UK (45 EU)
Price: £53.59

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice shoes, 10 Dec. 2012
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This review is from: Cat Apa, Men's Derby (Shoes)
I used to buy Caterpillar shoes all the time but I was disappointed by the durability of the sole of a pair I bought about 6 years ago and did not buy any for a few years.

These shoes look very nice with an up-market sport-casual look. The white rubber provides a nice contrast to the brown suede.

Their finish is very good.

The soles are hard but provide cushioning. They are not trainers.

Wet grip is fine.

They are generously sized, so you may need a size smaller than your usual, especially with thin socks.

Note that, unlike the pictures in which they look like ankle boots, they do not go above the ankles. Not very good for cold weather.
In general I am happy with them. I hope they last.


Karrimor Unisex-Adult Traveller Walking Boots, Pewter, 11 UK
Karrimor Unisex-Adult Traveller Walking Boots, Pewter, 11 UK

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable and light, 10 Dec. 2012
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I got these mainly for the price and the good reviews they had here. The brand was unknown to me. I have now been wearing them as walking/shopping/etc. shoes for about a month.

The shoes are very comfortable, light and decent looking.

The shoes have, subdued, Union Jacks all over and especially on the soles, but are not UK made.

The overall look of the shoe is of a lower cost, unbranded one.

The shoes have a very thin sole, so they will not absorb shocks very well. Good for walking but not for jumping (e.g. running, playing basketball).

They grip well in the wet.

Overall I am happy with them, though I have no idea how well they will last.


Fujifilm FinePix AV250 Digital Camera - Silver (16MP, 3x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD
Fujifilm FinePix AV250 Digital Camera - Silver (16MP, 3x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD

5.0 out of 5 stars Very good picture quality, 6 Dec. 2012
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Easy to use.
Very good picture quality, comparable to a DSLR in daylight photographs and a definite step-up from the 10MP Fujis.
Quite good pictures in darker rooms too.
Definitely not budget quality pictures.
Value for money.
Robust shell.
Quick flash.
Good battery life.
Lots of functions, some useful some not.

Suitable for children and adults too.


Theo Klein 2808 Klein - Swiss Army Knife (Plastic)
Theo Klein 2808 Klein - Swiss Army Knife (Plastic)
Offered by COLLECT WORLD
Price: £6.75

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Not really a toy, 30 July 2012
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This should be seen more as a model rather than a toy. More to hold, view and open, close rather than to use with other toy tools, screws etc.

The plastic used for the tools is quite thin and will break if used as a toy for screwing, cutting etc.

It is larger than a standard size 91mm Victorinox (about 110mm).

Good price too!
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Victorinox Explorer - knives (ABS)
Victorinox Explorer - knives (ABS)
Offered by Saving domestic
Price: £39.23

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good starter Victorinox, 30 July 2012
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Very good starter Victorinox for an older child 9yrs+.
Excellent price at the time of purchase.

You can always dull the blades a bit if you want to make it safer.
Also make sure that you explain the general operation and safe use of the knife as it has various sharp edges and can not lock, so the risk of closing on you from improper use is always there.

The name "Explorer", the lens, the nice proper Philips all contribute to getting a child excited.

Usual Victorinox durability.

Can be made better/more exciting with the addition of a small sheath and the Victorinox mini screwdriver.
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LEGO DUPLO 4627: Fun with Bricks
LEGO DUPLO 4627: Fun with Bricks
Offered by Bene´s Spielshop GmbH (alle Preise incl. Mehrwertsteuer, kein gemeinsamer Versand mit anderen Anbietern, daher Versandkosten beachten!)
Price: £29.85

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars very good set, 30 July 2012
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Purchased for a 2 year old.

Very good quality, the child loves it and can make various shapes easily.

Note that the bucket, though large, is only half full so do not expect that many pieces (85 are included according to the label). You can, however, use it to store other pieces you have.

The box is carton and is not expected to last very long, being used by children.

EDIT: The box was destroyed after two days.
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Ring RMS8 Car 3m Extension Lead and 12V Socket for Dash Cams, Sat Navs and more
Ring RMS8 Car 3m Extension Lead and 12V Socket for Dash Cams, Sat Navs and more
Price: £8.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good but not 10A, 23 May 2012
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Bought to enable me to power equipment at the boot of the car (e.g. Mini cooler), by connecting it to the dashboard power supply.
I selected this one because of its claimed 10A rating so as to run Bicycle pumps and Spotlights if needed.
I have only used it a few times, mainly for testing purposes.
The winding and unwinding works well so far, minimising the space taken by it, something very useful because of the long wire.
The whole set-up feels solid.

My main complaint is that it does not appear to be able to supply the claimed 10A.
Whereas the 12V pump and the cooler will work fine the spotlight (8A) will not work with the extension wire, despite working fine when connected directly with the cars power socket.
So make sure you do not buy this expecting it to run anything over 8A, like most spotlights.


Girls Cream Butterfly Watch
Girls Cream Butterfly Watch

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cheap and pretty, 23 May 2012
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Comes in a nice box.
Cheap.
Solid and nicely decorated band.
Does not have numbers on, so not really suitable for children that are not yet comfortable with telling the time.
Seems to work OK.
Fits primary school girls well.
Looks more expensive.

So far I am happy with the purchase, especially taking into consideration the price.


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