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Tea Bag Squeezer Clamp Strainer
Tea Bag Squeezer Clamp Strainer
Offered by Classy Entertainment UK
Price: £1.70

3.0 out of 5 stars A little bit small, 10 July 2016
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Seems good quality, but probably a little bit small, to completely and properly squeeze a normal size full tea bag.


Dr Beckmann Spray Starch 400ml - 476509 - packaging may vary
Dr Beckmann Spray Starch 400ml - 476509 - packaging may vary
Offered by Dealsdirect247
Price: £3.51

2.0 out of 5 stars Leaves a lot of residue, 10 July 2016
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Seems to leave a lot of residue on the shirt when ironing is done.

Maybe I am not using the product properly, but it just says on the bottle to spray and then iron normally right away.

When I do that, a lot of residue appear on the shirt, and some stick to the iron (has to be cleaned).


Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0" Black Octa-Core (1.9GHz x 4 + 1.3GHz x 4) 3Gb Ram 32GB HD Android Lollipop 5.02 SM-T710
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0" Black Octa-Core (1.9GHz x 4 + 1.3GHz x 4) 3Gb Ram 32GB HD Android Lollipop 5.02 SM-T710
Offered by redhatelectronics
Price: £282.45

4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent tablet, much better than an iPad Mini, 3 July 2016
I had a Samsung Tab Pro 8in before, and just upgraded to the Tab S2 8inch.

This is an excellent tablet. The screen is very clear, high definition and very bright.

The tablet is well made, slim and light.

The upgrade to Android 5 Marshmallow was done fairly quickly (although the download was close to 1GB!).

Extending the built-in 32GB of memory is very easy, via a micro SD card (Apple, take note!).

Battery life is good, and operating system is very smooth (no lags or delays).

Works very well with my Smart Samsung TV, in term of sharing the full screen over Wifi, playing videos, or controlling the TV's YouTube app remotely.

A few negatives:

* The fingerprint sensor located on the home button is a bit unreliable, and usually takes several attempts. However, it's not compulsory to use it to unlock the tablet (can use a drawing, PIN etc)
* The physical home button is a bit noisy (clicking noise)
* Both speakers are located at the bottom of the screen, meaning that there is no stereo sound when watching movies in landscape mode (all sound coming from only one side)
* Price is a bit high, particularly when price of tablets is expected to go down. Costs much more than my previous Samsung tablet

Compared to an Apple iPad Mini, this has twice as much storage for the same price, and storage can be extended further for cheap. There is nothing an iPad can do that this Android tablet cannot do to, and many things it can do that an iPad can't... In term of build quality, it's identical. In term of screen, this wins easily


LE® Super Bright Bike Light, USB Rechargeable Rear Tail Light, Waterproof Cycling Light, 4 LEDs, 5 Light Modes, Red, Cable Included, Fits on any Bicycles, Helmets or Backpacks
LE® Super Bright Bike Light, USB Rechargeable Rear Tail Light, Waterproof Cycling Light, 4 LEDs, 5 Light Modes, Red, Cable Included, Fits on any Bicycles, Helmets or Backpacks
Offered by NEON Mart
Price: £24.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Very bright, many modes. However, may not be weatherproof or last long, 24 May 2016
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Note: unlike many reviews on this product, I have actually purchased the product...

Packaging: came in a retail box, which was completely flat (no sides were glued), so product was basically moving around in the Amazon parcel. Light, mount and short USB cable provided (micro USB used for charging). No user manual (apart from basic instructions printed on box).

Light: very bright (will be well seen a long distance away), and many modes: 4 LEDs on (2 x high power, 2 x standard LEDs), 2 LEDs on, flashing, pulsing, "scanner" effect.

Light can be clipped securely to the mount and removed (without removing the mount from the bike). Light can be clipped in all four directions, so horizontal or vertical. Unfortunately, could not be clipped to my saddle bag easily. Clip/mount is made of rubber, and seem to be of reasonable quality, so the light can be well secured to the bike, when attached to seat post or frame. Angle of the clip can also be adjusted with a screw.

Reasonably lightweight too, but not the most compact (quite thick).

Does not look extremely waterproof (no rubber seals visible) between front and back casing for instance. Also, the rubber USB plug cover does not want to stay in place, so likely to get water in, unless taped.

In term of charging, using a micro USB connection: a dimmed red light inside of the light indicates charging, while turning to green while fully charged.

Conclusion: in term of brightness and features, quality of the mount, top score. However, in term of build quality and protection against water, probably won't last long if not used in dry weather.
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BV Cool White LED Rechargeable Bicycle Light, Black
BV Cool White LED Rechargeable Bicycle Light, Black
Offered by BIKEPAKUK
Price: £9.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Seems OK, cheap packaging. Very light, average brightness, 22 May 2016
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Packaging: in cheap blister, attached with one staple to some cardboard backing. Wouldn't be out of place at a pound shop...

Instructions: minimal, on a stamp-size piece of paper

Light: seems to be of reasonable quality, but not sure if it will be waterproof/splash proof (can't see many seals). Three modes: strong, dimmed, blinking. On strong/full mode, average brightness, and light is quite focused. Not sufficient for cycling in the dark comfortably with good visibility ahead, but will surely be very visible to other bikes or cars.
Despite having two LEDs, only one light "spot".

Button: seems to be reasonably well built. Displays the status of charging (green light) when connected to USB (mini USB as opposed to micro). USB plug is at underneath the light, so should be fairly well protected.

Mount: seems to be of quality, light will lock in place and can be removed

Conclusion: looks quite cheap, and should probably be sold for half the price. Not sure if it will last for long, but will do the job in the meantime

Note: unlike most reviewers here, I have actually bought the product.
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Sigma Sport BC12.12 STS Wireless Cycle Computer - Black
Sigma Sport BC12.12 STS Wireless Cycle Computer - Black
Price: £34.40

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A nice bike computer, 22 May 2016
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Pros:

* Good looking, quality computer. Looks high end
* Very readable, high-contrast screen. Large characters. Contrast can be adjusted (3 levels)
* Wireless sensor working well, seems reliable
* Easy to install, good documentation with step-by-step pictures
* Can be removed easily from cradle, by rotating the computer
* Secured when attached to cradle, will not fall off
* Cradle can be rotated (by removing some screws)

Cons:
* Surely, Sigma could have included a couple of plastic ties in the packaging? Two plastic o-rings are included (one large, one small)
* Temperature is in fahrenheit when distance is set to miles. Clearly, they forgot about the UK market
* Clock can not be dispayed in 24h format (no setting)
* No backlight, which would have been useful. I believe the next model up has backlight
* Setup a bit complicated, too many buttons to press. Buttons are not labelled
* Speed not displayed instantly. It takes a couple of rotations for the wireless transmitter to "wake up", can mislead people in thinking transmitter/magnet are not working
* Wireless fork transmitter quite large/visible
* Speed transmitter can only be installed on the front fork (limited wireless range)
* Optional computer USB cradle


Lenovo A10-70 10.1 inch Tablet (Quad Core 1.3 GHz, 1 GB, 16 GB EMMC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, x2 Cameras, Android 4.2) - Midnight Blue
Lenovo A10-70 10.1 inch Tablet (Quad Core 1.3 GHz, 1 GB, 16 GB EMMC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, x2 Cameras, Android 4.2) - Midnight Blue
Offered by MACnificent
Price: £144.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Very good value for money, 6 April 2016
Purchased this tablet as a gift for someone who is not very computer literate, and who does not have a tablet yet.

Pros:

* Nice bright screen, with good viewing angles (IPS)
* Very good battery life
* Comfortable to hold, due to soft back
* Excellent sound (two speakers at the front, on each side)
* Simplified interface (all icons are displayed on the various pages, as opposed to having a separate app drawer). Android users may not like this, but simpler for many users
* Good power, fluid interface and navigation, apps tested were working fine (including Netflix HD, some games, browsing etc)

Cons:
* Screen is fairly low resolution, icons and text look a bit blurry. Not an issue when watching videos or pictures
* Front camera is giving a very grainy picture. Back camera has much better quality
* Lack of physical buttons (back and home buttons are virtual, and sometimes stay at the bottom of the screen, consuming space)
* Android version is 4.4. No 5.x version available
* Android OS is the phone version (why??), so more limited settings and notifications in various places. Some system menus look dated
* For some reasons, couldn't connect to a PC via USB and copy files to it directly
* Can hide or remove some icons/apps pre-installed

Overall, an excellent entry level tablet, with good performance, good screen and sound. Will be good enough for many people, who want to browse the web, use a few apps, watch movies etc.


Hanes Men`s TAGLESS V-Neck Undershirt, 777VP6, L, White
Hanes Men`s TAGLESS V-Neck Undershirt, 777VP6, L, White
Offered by Fine Intimates
Price: £17.29

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Size completely wrong, but a lot of skinkage., 27 Feb. 2016
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I usually have my V-neck undershirts in large size (UK), so ordered large. I guess those Hanes undershirt are US sizes, as large was very very large, more like XXL, and also very long.

However, despite the fact that they are supposed to be pre-shrunk, they lost about 2 sizes after the very first wash (mainly in term of length, but also width and sleeves), so now they are about the correct size. See the picture attached with the washed shirt on top of a new one.

In term of quality, the fabric is very thin, so they probably won't last that long. They are going to be fine as undershirts, and the v-neck shape is quite large so won't show under a formal shirt (with top button done). However, I couldn't wear those as t-shirts.
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Razorpit Razor Blade Sharpener
Razorpit Razor Blade Sharpener
Offered by BPSALESDIRECT
Price: £9.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Will extend the life of blades significantly - Tested for several years, 13 Feb. 2016
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I have been using this for more than 3 years now, and it's well worth the investment.

To clarify: this does not really sharpen the blades, but cleans them very well. Modern blades like Gillette Fusion don't really lose their efficiency after a few shaves because they are blunt, but more because a lot of gel/foam deposits and hairs get stuck between the blades.

This device just helps clean the blades very well (when used regularly after each shave), and therefore extends significantly the life of one cartridge. I easily extend the life of my Gillette blades by 3 to 4 times. Quite far from the "up to 150 shaves" advertised/claimed, but still some significant savings made. My return of investment was probably after 3-4 months, and the device is still functioning well after 3 years, only slightly worn out.

I was initially doing the cleaning with a little foam or shaving gel, but it seems to be working as well with a bit of warm water.

Highly recommended.


TomTom GO 5100 5 inch Sat Nav with World Maps (Sim Card and Unlimited Data Included) - Black
TomTom GO 5100 5 inch Sat Nav with World Maps (Sim Card and Unlimited Data Included) - Black
Price: £219.00

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A great upgrade from my previous Tomtom Live, 29 Nov. 2015
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I just bought this as an upgrade from my Tomtom Go 1005, which also had a built-in SIM card and live traffic. However, a subscription had to be paid for renewing the live traffic.

I have been using Tomtom Live Traffic around London/M25 for many years now (this is my third "Live" device), and it has saved me hours of traffic jams. My car has built-in TMC traffic information, but it's nowhere as good and precise.

Positives for the Go 5100 (specifically when compared to my previous model):

* Route bar on the right is a lot more readable, more details displayed and can be made larger too
* Nice menus, can swipe left to right
* 3D maps (3D buildings) in some areas
* Ability to send favourite places to the device wirelessly, from a web browser (very convenient when preparing for a trip from a computer)
* Touch screen and device a lot more responsive
* 3G signal a lot faster to get for traffic info (old device was taking about 1 minute, this one about 10 seconds)
* Lifetime maps and live traffic subscription

A few negatives:
* My previous case is too tight, despite the screen size being the same!
* On my 740 device, there was the fuel prices available from all nearby service stations. Shame that Tomtom has removed this for several years now
* Navigating through the menus is a bit confusing now, from people used to previous Tomtom devices


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