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iropro ® 8 inch Windows 8.1 System Tablet PC - Black - 16GB (Intel Baytrail-T Z3735F Quad-Core 1.33Ghz--1.83GHz, 1280*800 IPS Screen, 1GB DDR3 RAM, Dual Camera, WIFI)
iropro ® 8 inch Windows 8.1 System Tablet PC - Black - 16GB (Intel Baytrail-T Z3735F Quad-Core 1.33Ghz--1.83GHz, 1280*800 IPS Screen, 1GB DDR3 RAM, Dual Camera, WIFI)
Offered by iropro express
Price: £69.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing value for money, 29 Mar. 2015
Length:: 3:19 Mins

When I was asked to review this I wasn't expecting it to be especially good. Afterall it's not especially expensive and Android tablets I've tested around this price tend to be rather cheap and nasty. So imagine my surprise when I was kindly sent this to review when it turns out this is a brilliant little tablet.

Build quality is really good, it's a nice looking tablet that isn't a cheap chunky monkey. It's light and easy to hold in one hand.

Boot time is very fast, it's running FULL Windows 8.1, not a cut down version, plus it comes with 1 years Office 365 included for FREE! Given that's normally about the same cost of this tablet it represents amazing value for money. I don't know how long the free Office 365 offer will last so I'm see it as a bonus feature to a great tablet.

Windows actually makes for a really nice tablet experience, it's quick and easy to use and this is great for generally checking emails or a bit of web surfing. Should you want access to the more traditional desktop it's just a click away and the tablet moves between desktop and tablet mode very smoothly.

The cameras are also surprisingly good, and while I wouldn't want to use them as my main camera, they're great for Skyping or just taking the odd snap.

In the video I use a USB keyboard and mouse combination, however it's worth noting that this also has Bluetooth so you could just as easily use a Bluetooth keyboard instead to remove the need for the USB wire you see me use.

The big benefit of this tablet over tablets running other operating systems is that it's full Windows, and there are loads of amazing free programs, such as VLC, Spotify etc that run perfectly well. It's not going to be a tablet for heavy PC game playing or video editing, but it's not trying to be.

Fantastic value for money.


AUSDOM® M04 Wired + Wireless Bluetooth Headset, Over-Ear Stereo Earphone w/ Microphone for Universal Devices including iPhone / Smartphone / Macbook / Laptop / Tablet PC / iPad / MP3 / MP4 etc, Hands-Free Calling, Music Streaming
AUSDOM® M04 Wired + Wireless Bluetooth Headset, Over-Ear Stereo Earphone w/ Microphone for Universal Devices including iPhone / Smartphone / Macbook / Laptop / Tablet PC / iPad / MP3 / MP4 etc, Hands-Free Calling, Music Streaming
Offered by GLOBALEBUY-UK
Price: £59.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Good low cost headphones, 29 Mar. 2015
Length:: 2:38 Mins

Please note this review is for the M04 headphones, and not the M05 which share this Amazon listing.

Kindly sent to me for review these are a decent set of headphones for the price. Easy to set up and pair, note these are paired via the traditional Bluetooth method as they don't feature NFC.

Rather than fold down, as other headphones do, the ear cups rotate. This allows you to 'flatten' the headphones when travelling.

There are controls on both left and right ear and I do like that there are raised sections on some of the controls so you can tell the difference, so the keys you want to press like volume and skips have the raised section, the power and pause key don't.

I was also pleased to see an aux in port so they can be used unpowered. An aux cable is included with the headphones.

They're fairly comfortable, I personally found them a little tight compared to other headphones I've tested at this price range. Sound quality was reasonable for the price, although music sounded a little flattered compared to something like the August EP640 - Bluetooth Wireless Stereo NFC Headphones - Over Ear Cordless Headphones with 3.5mm Wired Audio In, Rechargeable Battery, NFC Tap To Connect and built-in Microphone - Compatible with Mobile Phones, iPhone, iPad, Laptops, Tablets, Smartphon....

They do a good job of blocking out the outside world, but be aware that in some situations the outside world will be able to hear whatever you're listening to due to sound leakage.

Decent pair of headphones for the price.


AZOLT Gaming Keyboard + Mouse - Designated Fn Key Area for Enhanced Functionality with Multi-media Keys & 3 Selectable Keyboard's Backlight-DPI Governor (600/1000/1600)- Windows XP, Vista 7/8 Compatible - Spill Resistant! (Black)
AZOLT Gaming Keyboard + Mouse - Designated Fn Key Area for Enhanced Functionality with Multi-media Keys & 3 Selectable Keyboard's Backlight-DPI Governor (600/1000/1600)- Windows XP, Vista 7/8 Compatible - Spill Resistant! (Black)
Offered by Seitech
Price: £36.25

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Nice keyboard, shame about the mouse, 28 Mar. 2015
Length:: 2:11 Mins

I was kindly sent the black version for review, there is a gold colour available.

This certainly has an aggressive looking design, one best suited for gaming PCs rather than your office PC!

Aiming to add a little light to your desktop both keyboard and mouse come with lights built in, with the keyboard allowing you to rotate between 3 different colours: Red, blue and purple.

It should be noted that the keyboard sent for review, which is presumably the one sold on Amazon UK, featured the US keyboard layout rather than UK layout. In practice this isn't going to be too much of a problem unless you're not sure where certain keys such as the £, " or @ keys normally are.

Along the top of the keyboard are a row of media keys which, on Windows, worked without having to install any specific software, just plug the keyboard in and it auto detects and installs anything you need.

For a low cost keyboard it actually provides a decent typing experience, with a somewhat chunky feel to it and it's not too loud when typing.

The lighting is a nice touch and it's quick and easy to rotate between the different colours at the press of two buttons.

The mouse also contains lighting but rather than you picking the colour it rotates through a range of colours. While functional, the mouse is a bit of a let down. It feels far too light and the design, which included back/forwards buttons on the side, led to the side buttons being pressed accidentally. It's usable, but not likely to be something you replace even a stock mouse with.

Not a bad little setup for the low price, but it's let down by the poor mouse and having a US layout for UK users.


ORB Dual Controller Charge Dock - Includes batteries (Xbox One)
ORB Dual Controller Charge Dock - Includes batteries (Xbox One)
Price: £14.86

4.0 out of 5 stars Tidy dock with always on lights, 28 Mar. 2015
= Fun:4.0 out of 5 stars 
Length:: 1:21 Mins

This little charging dock is great if you're tired of constantly changing batteries in Xbox One controllers.

It comes with two replacement battery packs, a USB lead and the dock itself.

The dock has a light around the base which is fairly bright. It's usually green until you pop a controller in which needs a charge, at which point it turns red. The one negative I've found is that there isn't a way to turn the lights off without removing the power, which can be distracting if you want to charge your controllers while watching TV, so you'll need to consider where you plan to pop this. Rather than powering via the Xbox you could always pop it out of sight and use a spare USB plug adapter.

A great low cost way to stop having to use batteries, with the added bonus of having somewhere to store your controllers when not in use.


Enjoytone® W83 IP68 Tri-proof Waterproof Dustproof Shockproof MTK6572 1.2GHz Dual Core 4.0" WVGA(960x540) Multiple Touch IPS Screen Android 4.2 512MB RAM + 4G ROM 8MP Camera Dual SIM 3G Quad band + WCDMA unlocked Smartphone (Black)
Enjoytone® W83 IP68 Tri-proof Waterproof Dustproof Shockproof MTK6572 1.2GHz Dual Core 4.0" WVGA(960x540) Multiple Touch IPS Screen Android 4.2 512MB RAM + 4G ROM 8MP Camera Dual SIM 3G Quad band + WCDMA unlocked Smartphone (Black)
Offered by Bestore
Price: £143.48

2.0 out of 5 stars Good waterproofing, poor on all other counts, 25 Mar. 2015
Length:: 4:24 Mins

Kindly sent to me for review this is one chunky mobile! The size is due, I would assume, due to the waterproofing and ruggedizing to give it the IP68 credentials.

It's certainly waterproof, you'll see in my review video I dunked it into water without any problems at all, so this is certainly worth considering if you're regularly near any water.

Unfortunatly that's really all this phone has going for it. In recent years the bar has been set rather high by handsets such as the Honor Holly 3G UK SIM-Free Smartphone (5 inch, Touchscreen, 1.3 gHZ Quad-Core, 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, Android 4.4, Emotion UI 2.3) - Black or Motorola Moto G 5-Inch (2nd Gen UK Stock) Dual Sim 8GB SIM-Free Smartphone Black, both of which offer 5 inch screens compared to the smaller 4 inch screen available here.

The camera, while claiming to be 8 megapixel, was terrible. Video was totally useless, when viewing in real time there is terrible lag on screen and this is also present on recorded footage. Photos aren't great either, the autofocus just didn't seem to work meaning photos were generally a little blurry.

Some games run OK, but a well known racing game that runs fine on budgets handsets wouldn't even make it off the starting grid.

So if you need something that has a little more protection to it than a budget phone this is worth considering. However, if you want a more rounded mobile experience you can get more bang for less cash.


Action Cam 1080P full HD WiFi Action Camera Kit HP ac300w with Ambarella A7 Chip (Same as GoPro Hero 3+) Panasonic 16 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Underwater Waterproof Sports Digital Camera Camcorder - Top of the Range with 165° Ultra Wide Angel Lens with FREE UNDERWATER CASE to a depth of 60 Metres for open water scuba diving and Wrist Watch Remote Control with Screen - 3 Year Guarantee Exclusively from i360Direct®
Action Cam 1080P full HD WiFi Action Camera Kit HP ac300w with Ambarella A7 Chip (Same as GoPro Hero 3+) Panasonic 16 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Underwater Waterproof Sports Digital Camera Camcorder - Top of the Range with 165° Ultra Wide Angel Lens with FREE UNDERWATER CASE to a depth of 60 Metres for open water scuba diving and Wrist Watch Remote Control with Screen - 3 Year Guarantee Exclusively from i360Direct®
Offered by i360Direct®
Price: £299.99

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good cam with a cool watch, 24 Mar. 2015
Length:: 4:02 Mins

PLEASE NOTE: Amazon restricts video reviews file size to just 100MB, which means the video examples look better than demonstrated in my review.

Kindly sent to me for review, this is a Go Pro style action camera with an interesting trick, a watch that doubles up as a remote screen!

It comes with a wide range of accessories, including a bike mount and a case which allows you to take the camera underwater to a depth of 60 meters.

It's a nice sized little camera that easily fits in your pocket. On the top are a couple of control buttons for turning it on/off, controlling the mode and selecting menu items along with a small LCD screen to let you know what mode you're in and what's going on.

Around the right hand side the AC300W features a mini HDMI out jack as well as a micro SD slot (it supports class 6 cards up to 32GB). The left hand side has a USB jack for charging/connecting to a PC as well as a mic in jack.

There are 3 status lights dotted about the camera, they all do the same thing but the multiple positions means you can see the light regardless of how you have the camera setup.

On the front of the camera is a 165 degree wide angle lens and a 16 megapixel sensor and the entire thing is powered by a removable battery.

The AC300W offers great picture and video quality, although the wide angel lens means this is designed more for expansive shots than close ups, which have a slight fish eye look to them.

As you can see from the review video the recorded footage the camera handled bounces very well with footage remaining stable and not jittery when the camera is bounced.

A really nice feature is the ability to record time lapse footage. Just set the camera to the correct mode, press the record button, and leave it alone. The results were saved as a video file and looked really good, with shots including the sky with rolling clouds especially impressive.

There are a lot of options for controlling the AC300W. There are controls on the camera which are nice and easy to use, but if you're unable to easily reach these controls, for example you've got it helmet mounted, you can make use of the included control watch. The watch is a chunky, rugged feeling, bit of tech that functions as a normal watch, including a stop watch, countdown and alarm functions.

However, when you press the mode button the watch will connect to the AC300W and live stream what the camera sees! This offers a very quick and simple way for checking your shot, something not usually possible with these littles cameras that are generally point, shoot and hope for the best. The watch also doubles up as a control unit, with a button on the top for taking photos and a button on the bottom triggering the video function.

The watch buttons are nice and large and should be fine to use with gloves on. It's charged via a special USB cable which does mean if you misplace the cable you can't recharge the watch. A nice touch is that the watch face colours can be customised, changing the colour of the numbers to suit your preference.

Generally the watch works really well, although on light days the screen proved rather tricky to see outdoors, a bit of a drawback when you want to check you've got your shot lined up.

However, the included watch isn't the only way you can connect, the AC300W features on board wifi which, when activated, creates a local wifi network for you to connect to via phone/tablet. Once connected just fire up the ActionCam! app and it'll automatically connect to the camera, giving you much the same functionality as the watch. You can see a live view of what the camera is looking at, trigger photos and trigger videos.

The app is also meants to give you access to the recorded files, but during testing this feature didn't work, with the app repeatedly asking for the phone to be connected to the camera over WiFi even though I already was and had successfully trigger video/photos to be taken. This happened with the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, an Android phone, and is hopefully something that's either localised to this phone or will be sorted with a software update.

The AC300W is pitched as an action camera and comes with a range of mounts and accessories to record your action, be it on land, sea or snow. The wide range offer good flexibility in terms of mounting, although it would've been great if there was a standard tripod mount accessory included as well to offer even more flexibility.

OVerall the camera offers fantastic value for money, not only do you get a great camera for recording your action orientated adventures, you also get flexibility in how the unit it controlled. There are a couple of niggles, but they're very minor and don't detract from the excellent video quality on offer.


STARHIDE MENS DESIGNER CANVAS / ITALIAN BROWN / TAN LEATHER SLIM FOLD WALLET GIFT BOXED
STARHIDE MENS DESIGNER CANVAS / ITALIAN BROWN / TAN LEATHER SLIM FOLD WALLET GIFT BOXED
Offered by WALLETS KING
Price: £7.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nice wallet at a good price, 22 Mar. 2015
Length:: 1:15 Mins

I normally have a black leather wallet with a button clip to keep it shut but I've found recently that has caused damage to some jeans where I've been sat on the button so when I was offered this wallet for review I was pleased to see it doesn't have any buttons or clips on it.

The wallet comes in a nice box, suitable for giving as a gift, and as you can see from the video it has a nice two tone design on the front.

On the inside you've got 6 card slots, one of which could be used for a photo ID. You can store more cards in the back slip compartment, I find these ideal for business cards, and it has two cash compartments.

Note this isn't designed to carry change, just notes, and that has the benefit of keeping this a very light and flat wallet.


Homido Virtual Reality 3D Wireless Headset Glasses for Smartphones - Black
Homido Virtual Reality 3D Wireless Headset Glasses for Smartphones - Black
Offered by TotallyGadgets
Price: £69.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Quality VR unit, 20 Mar. 2015
Length:: 3:30 Mins

The Homido VR headset can be seen as either a low cost alternative to the Samsung Gear VR or a more expensive version of Google Cardboard.

Unlike Google Cardboard it's made from plastic and has straps on to keep the headset to your eyes without the need to hold it and feels like a well made bit of kit that won't fall to bits or dissolve if it gets wet.

You'll need to provide a phone to use as the screen, and this is held securely in place at the front of the unit. A range of phones are supported, with the optimum phone having a 5" screen capable of full HD and powered by a quad-core processor.

In the video review Android and the play store are mentioned a lot, but this is also compatible with various models of iPhones as well.

Various adjustments can be made to the screen to get it in focus, and the Homido comes with several adapters that you can pop the lens in to help compensate for being near or far sighted.

It's comfortable to wear even with a mobile adding weight and allows enough adjustments to ensure people of all head and hair shapes and sizes can make use of the unit.

There is a companion app available which can help you find content to view, once installed just fire up the app you want to try, pop the phone in the front, and off you go!

Tested using the excellent LG G3 the experience was great, giving a good taste of the potential VR has. At the moment there are lots of basic games, rides and environments to explore, but there isn't really a killer app just yet.

Unlike the cheaper Google Cardboard the Nomido doesn't have a way to select items, so if you want to interact or change apps you need to take the mobile out of the headset, which can be a little frustrating but at least getting the phone out and popping it back in again is a quick and easy.

If you like the idea of VR this is a solid bit of kit to get a taste of whats to come from things like Oculus Rift and the recently announced HTC Vive.


DBPOWER BL-18 Mini LED Projector Support 1920*1080,400:1 Maximum 20000 hours Native Resolution 320*240 with 500 Lumens Brightness, Home Theater Projector with the Inputs of AV/VGA/SD/USB/HDMI for Meeting,Game Consoles, TV, DVD, PC, Laptop, Media Player,PS,XBOX, WII Image Size Up to 60''
DBPOWER BL-18 Mini LED Projector Support 1920*1080,400:1 Maximum 20000 hours Native Resolution 320*240 with 500 Lumens Brightness, Home Theater Projector with the Inputs of AV/VGA/SD/USB/HDMI for Meeting,Game Consoles, TV, DVD, PC, Laptop, Media Player,PS,XBOX, WII Image Size Up to 60''
Offered by HappyGo
Price: £57.89

2.0 out of 5 stars Tiny, but noisy, projector, 19 Mar. 2015
Length:: 3:13 Mins

The black version of the BL-18 Mini LED Projector was kindly provided to me for review and the first impression on unboxing is that its a dinky little thing that would be easy to take around.

It's plastic case has numerous inputs available, from VGA to HDMI and it's listed on Amazon as supporting 1920 x 1080, which is does, but importantly this isn't it's native resolution. It actually outputs a maximum of 320 x 240.

The included power cable is very short, which is OK for travelling but might prove problematic when you go to setup, power sockets are never conveniently located even when you've a longer lead such as for a laptop, so you'd certainly need to make use of an extension lead with this projector.

Picture quality, as you'd expect at this low price and with an output of only 320 x 240, gets very block the larger you make the screen, with the largest screen making video pixelated and text hard to read.

For the low price this is to be expected, but what really lets this unit down is the included twin turbine jet that apparently resides within the case. Tested with a laptop connected via HDMI the noisy fans proved to be a huge distraction and would be problematic if watching something or if in a meeting trying to give a presentation.

Yes this is very low cost, but there are a LOT of corners cut to bring the price down. Check out the review video, perhaps the noise and image quality won't be an issue for you.


Cryptex USB Flash Drive 16GB
Cryptex USB Flash Drive 16GB
Offered by Steampunk Junkies
Price: £45.00

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stylish USB drive, 18 Mar. 2015
This review is from: Cryptex USB Flash Drive 16GB
Length:: 1:32 Mins

USB drives are widely available so it takes a unique approach to make one stand out from the crowd. Kindly sent to me for review I really like the design used, and in showing others no one could initially guess at what it might be.

It's fairly big for a USB flash drive, being about 6cm wide. That size if required for the 5 digit combination lock which is used to secure the drive when not in use. The code is provided, it can't be set, and it's recommended you make a note of the code before getting rid of the little code sticker on the unit. Handily if you happen to keep the nice box there is a space on the box to write the code on.

Although this feels well made it's unlikely to stand up to someone determined to get to your USB drive.

This is a really fun little item, feels very well made, and although there are lots of cheaper alternatives non are as steampunk stylish as this.


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