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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Usable, 3 Oct. 2016
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They work... sorta
We aren't talking digital transmission here. It's an old style FM transmitter (like you use to play MP3's over a car stereo).
The headphones are OK. A little loose fit but wearable. All they really are, are a low quality FM radio receiver. 3 controls, On-Off/Volume, reset and scan. Pressing scan moves through the FM band to the next strong station, reset returns the scan to the beginning of the band. If you have the transmitter on, the first station is the transmitter. If you have the transmitter off it will start scanning the FM band for public broadcasts.

The transmitter is low powered (due to the limitation of the FM band licence). It also picks up a tonne of mains hum as its not well shielded. A shame as it sits near a TV/PC which will be mains powered. It also runs through batteries incredibly quickly.

Overall the sound quality is that of a low quality FM radio with some hiss and a tonne of 50hz mains hum.

At the end of the day, its made to a price and it does what it says. Not superb value for money but not a rip of either


GBlife Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Watch Heart Rate Monitor Wristwatch for Android+IOS-SILVER/STAINLESS STEEL BAND
GBlife Bluetooth 4.0 Smart Watch Heart Rate Monitor Wristwatch for Android+IOS-SILVER/STAINLESS STEEL BAND
Offered by GBLifeTech

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars The watch itself is great. It doesn't look too big on the wrist ..., 30 Sept. 2016
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The watch itself is great. It doesn't look too big on the wrist and has a classy feel to is.
It controls well and work OK.
The phone software however is really poor. It has limited functionality and the phone kept loosing connection. Sometimes I would have to fight my phones bluetooth to get the software to recognize it.

Brilliant hardware, ruined by software


Star Wars - It's A Trap T-shirt - Alliance & Empire - Black - XXXL
Star Wars - It's A Trap T-shirt - Alliance & Empire - Black - XXXL
Offered by Elbenwald UK
Price: £11.48

2.0 out of 5 stars Nice idea, needs better sizing/printing, 30 Sept. 2016
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Came up small and had a chemical smell that has lasted 3 washed


Gioteck FL200 Wired Stereo Headset - Black (PS4/Xbox One/Mac/PC/Playstation Vita)
Gioteck FL200 Wired Stereo Headset - Black (PS4/Xbox One/Mac/PC/Playstation Vita)
Price: £33.98

2.0 out of 5 stars WTF, 30 Sept. 2016
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This headset is wired and weird.
The first issue is that the version I was sent had a fixed, wired cord.
Except that the manual suggested that the cord was separate and replaceable.... Which it isn't
The headline states PC, but only if you have a jack plug that handles headset and mic on a single 3.5mm jack.
YOU HAVE TO CHARGE AN INTERNAL BATTERY! Not normally the case with a wired headset. I can only think its to do with the fact these have speakers on the sides of the ear cups. Something that's in the description but the English is mangled and you miss it. Its not a bad idea but the quality of the speakers is terrible.

Overall the sound isn't bad on the headphones and mic. The speakers, well just forget about them really.
The fixed cord is low quality and very short
The controls work OK but its tough to know if the mic's mute is on. There is an LED but it points away from you so you can't really see it. The controls feel like a Bluetooth headset, which isn't bad but annoying without actual Bluetooth.

This headset would work OK with a mobile phone but the bad speakers and battery add weight and bulk for no reason due to the quality issues. You can get actual Bluetooth headsets for the same price.
For a PC its pointless. The cord is the wrong style, if it had the changeable cord with an xbox/pc/PSx/phone option then it would have been better. The fact you have to charge it is annoying and I've had as good sound quality from gaming headset with a built in USB sound adapter for the same price...

Its nice to see someone trying something different but this really didn't work


TeckNet Power Bank 9000mAH Portable Charger Battery Pack USB External Battery With 3G router access, N Portable WiFi Router & WiFi Repeater, Wireless External HDD / Flash Drive / Micro SD Card Reader for iPhone, Andorid, Windows 7 8, IOS, Mac OS, Andorid Smartphones, iPad, Tablets
TeckNet Power Bank 9000mAH Portable Charger Battery Pack USB External Battery With 3G router access, N Portable WiFi Router & WiFi Repeater, Wireless External HDD / Flash Drive / Micro SD Card Reader for iPhone, Andorid, Windows 7 8, IOS, Mac OS, Andorid Smartphones, iPad, Tablets

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Just don't bother, 12 Jun. 2016
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Just don't bother. There are larger capacity powerbanks out there. If you want the file transfer capability, you have to download an application called "Little Cloud". Normally I wouldn't mind but this app wants a tonne of dangerous android permissions that it really shouldn't need. I wouldn't let that app touch any of my android devices. As such its just an overpriced 9000 mah battery


Belkin WeMo Smart Bayonet Fit B22 LED Light Bulb Starter Kit
Belkin WeMo Smart Bayonet Fit B22 LED Light Bulb Starter Kit
Offered by Zeto UK
Price: £50.80

1.0 out of 5 stars ... the system for just under a year and it's pretty bad. The hardware is fine but the Belkin ..., 28 Dec. 2015
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I've had the system for just under a year and it's pretty bad. The hardware is fine but the Belkin software is slow and unreliable.
When the system works, it's great. You get dimmable bulbs that work remotely. However it rarely works properly.
To turn on/off a light, you have to load the app. This can take 10 seconds on a fast phone.
Then it has to scan for what's connected and ots staus, another 10 seconds.
Then it fails to find the lights or has the wrong status, so you have to refresh and wait, again.
After a few refreshes it works and you can try to turn the light on. Which doesn't always work first time.
We had an update tha
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SanDisk SDCZ50-064G-B35 64 GB Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Black ( Standard Packaging )
SanDisk SDCZ50-064G-B35 64 GB Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 Flash Drive - Black ( Standard Packaging )
Price: £18.99

69 of 80 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Seems like a fake, 29 May 2014
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(This review is on the stick I received which may be a fake)
The stick is far too tight, requiring excess force to push into the USB port. It failed to fill past the 4GB point. When it did the stick failed making the data inaccessible.
It has all the hallmarks of a fake stick, a low end 4GB chip hacked to read as 64GB. There was no SanDisk software loaded by default, a good sign of a fake stick and the product code has a sticker over it, some early fakes had an incorrect product code.
The device also felt flimsy and cheap, not what I expect from SanDisk.

Steer clear of this one!
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20 SHEETS OF SUPREME A2 180 GSM BLACK MATT CARD
20 SHEETS OF SUPREME A2 180 GSM BLACK MATT CARD
Offered by BCreative®
Price: £13.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Reasonable quality card, 4 May 2014
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This is thin card suitable for backing. Its thinker than paper but still flexible.
A couple of things to note.
The size of the card is SRA2, not standard A2. This means that the card is slightly larger. If you are going to cut the card or use it in a large work space, this is OK but if you need regular A2, you'll need to trim it down.
The card was sent in a simple, strong plastic bag, which isn't very protective. Mine did pick up a dent or two through the handling of the delivery company. I can't blame the delivery company as they were no to know and the way I was using the card means it didn't notice. However, if you need pristine sheets. This may not be the best company to purchase from


Manfrotto 294 - Monopod
Manfrotto 294 - Monopod

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality for the price, 14 Dec. 2013
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Being a taller person, this is great as it is almost at eye level, most at this price range don't come close.
Its sturdy and the mechanism that locks the sections is pretty strong and doesn't slip.

It is on the weighty side but that's the price you pay for the strength and the height.

One slight issue is that I own an Olympus PEN system camera that has a tilt screen. The issue is that the very wide, round mount plate gets in way of the tilt. A quick release head added to the monopod will fix that.
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GMYLE(R) black PU Leather Magnetic Protective Flip Folio Slim Fit Wallet Purse Stand Case Cover for Google Nexus 5 D820 D821
GMYLE(R) black PU Leather Magnetic Protective Flip Folio Slim Fit Wallet Purse Stand Case Cover for Google Nexus 5 D820 D821

4.0 out of 5 stars A good, well designed case, 23 Nov. 2013
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Its a "Case" of "it does what it says on the tin"
This case in 2 parts, a plastic bumper style case fixed to a PU leather case.
Construction wise, the item I got was pretty good. The leather has a good feel, with no missing stitches or pulled ends.
There is a slight cut on the bumper case part, it feels as if a tool has caught the plastic but its not anywhere near the phone or even visible so its ignorable.
The bumper part of the case feels stiff enough to keep the phone in place but not too small that its putting any pressure on the phone and all parts that touch the mobile are rounded and smooth so I can't see it scratching the phone.

The card/money slots, well, I won't be using them. I've got areas of my wallet where paint has rubbed off a credit card, so keeping one that close to my phone screen doesn't feel like a good idea. Other sections have a nice felt backing, I wish I had that against the screen rather than the PU leather. However, that's personal opinion. The workmanship here is very good as with the rest of the case but does feel a little slippery when you use the stand.

The magnetic clip is pretty good although the leather feels a little thin and fragile but seems to hold up OK. I just wish they had put a piece of metal on the outside face but under the leather so you can fold back the clip. As it is, it can get in the way and there is no where to tuck it securely when the case is open. Admittedly this is a very minor point on a very polished article.

One nexus tidbit, the phone detects when the case is closed and turn off the screen, locking it. It also automatically wakes up when you open the case showing the lock screen. Its really usefull


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