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iPhone 6s Screen Protector, JETech 2-Pack [3D Touch Compatible] Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector Film for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s Newest Model 4.7
iPhone 6s Screen Protector, JETech 2-Pack [3D Touch Compatible] Premium Tempered Glass Screen Protector Film for Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s Newest Model 4.7
Offered by JEDirect UK
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product., 18 Aug. 2016
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Two sheets provided, well designed to aid fitting, well-protected packaging. Has lasted many months in rough handling situations.


3 Coils Wireless Charger, CHOETECH Qi Wireless Charging Pad with Wide Charging Area for iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8/S8/S8 plus/S7/ S7 edge/ Note 5/ S6/ S6 Edge/S6 Edge Plus and Other QI-Enabled Devices
3 Coils Wireless Charger, CHOETECH Qi Wireless Charging Pad with Wide Charging Area for iPhone 8/8 Plus, iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8/S8/S8 plus/S7/ S7 edge/ Note 5/ S6/ S6 Edge/S6 Edge Plus and Other QI-Enabled Devices
Offered by CHOETECH
Price: £50.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Cannot return defective FBA item after 30 days? Not true: contact the Supplier!, 14 Aug. 2016
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https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00JA7HNZO/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Three months down the road, it now slows charge rate dramatically and overheats. It's not the phone, which works fine on other chargers. I cannot return it after 30 days, so that's that it seems, having trudged through help pages and forums. Caveat emptor.

Update: Choetec have replaced the item immediately, having responded within 24 hours. Their customer service is exemplary: courteous, attentive to detail, so efficient. Highly recommended!
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Aug 15, 2016 9:11 AM BST


Mandy [DVD] [1952]
Mandy [DVD] [1952]
Dvd ~ Phyllis Calvert
Price: £8.00

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Subtitle issues., 21 Oct. 2015
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This review is from: Mandy [DVD] [1952] (DVD)
This item is described on Amazon's product page as having subtiles - it does not; another later version does have subtitles. It was of no use to me, or anyone else who is HoH.
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La Dolce Vita (Blu-Ray) [DVD]
La Dolce Vita (Blu-Ray) [DVD]
Dvd ~ Blu-Ray
Offered by DaaVeeDee-uk
Price: £18.99

11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Umbrella Entertainment Blu ray transfer is perfect., 23 Oct. 2014
La Dolce Vita Blu Ray (Region B)

First class product, this Umbrella Entertainment Region B blu ray of 'La Dolce Vita' from Australia. The transfer is perfect, the best version of this film I have ever seen. Detail, textures, brightness and contrast levels are outstanding. The sound has two- and five-channel sound options. I found nothing unfavourable about the transfer that caught my eye. I want to look at it all over again and savour its beauty all over. Far, far more enjoyable than the SD's from the past, including the Nouveaux Pictures restored SD DVD. Plenty of extras too.
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Cinema Paradiso [1989] [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Cinema Paradiso [1989] [Blu-ray] [Region Free]
Dvd ~ Philippe Noiret
Offered by The_Entertainment _Store
Price: £9.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cinema Paradiso, much better in bluray., 27 Oct. 2013
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Have no fears, this Arrow production - Cinema Paradiso [1989] [Blu-ray] [Region Free] is an excellent transfer.
Seen this many times on my DVD but this is on another level and a more rewarding experience by far - colours, textures and contrasts give a real feeling of 'being there'. Cannot fault it, highly recommended.


Cabaret [Blu-ray] [1972] [US Import]
Cabaret [Blu-ray] [1972] [US Import]
Price: £14.67

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cabaret Blu Ray US Import is Region Free., 17 Aug. 2013
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Cabaret [Blu-ray] [1972] [US Import] This item is Region Free, it plays on my standard Philips Region B BDP5200 player. Also the rear cover has NO region labelling.

Main benefit over DVD is superior contrast and colour depth - the night club scenes are 'as shot' and are still like you've never seen them before (I've had a number of versions over the years).

Sound is clearer plus subtitling is way sharper(extras are informative and entertaining, but un-subtitled); strangely this very popular film had no subtitles in UK DVD versions in the past.

Regarding less than expected sharpness - so much of the film is shot in low light - blu ray adds its own dimension for these reasons, making viewing a richer experience IMO.
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Rebecca [Blu-ray] [1940] [US Import]
Rebecca [Blu-ray] [1940] [US Import]

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This Blu-Ray import plays on Region B player., 8 Jun. 2013
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Rebecca [Blu-ray] [1940] [US Import]. There are very few Amazon customer reviews for this import. I can confirm, that despite the 'A' labelling on the rear cover, it plays perfectly on my Philips BDP5200.
The picture is a noticeable improvement on the DVD, especially with contrast (costume blacks really are for example) and shadows are not as impenetrable. Add subtitling clarity and material texture sharpness and the whole is far more engaging. Not a fantastic transfer overall (skin txtures lack something), but is very well worth having IMO.
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PowerGen High Capacity Laptop Battery for Acer Aspire 5220 5310 5315 5320 5520 5
PowerGen High Capacity Laptop Battery for Acer Aspire 5220 5310 5315 5320 5520 5

5.0 out of 5 stars acer aspire 14.8v 8-cell replacement laptop battery from Powergen, 24 Feb. 2013
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Received well packaged in 2 days FRO, with very well-written instructions on installation and recharging. These included clear details and simple enough technical reasons for taking care to carry out recharging at regular intervals.

It recharged correctly at the first attempt and has been perfectly reliable (now around two months). Power reserve is excellent - at least two hours.

Recommend these batteries and this supplier.


Grapes of Wrath [Blu-ray] [1940] [US Import]
Grapes of Wrath [Blu-ray] [1940] [US Import]
Offered by Newtownvideo_EU
Price: £13.54

2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Bluray not region free - beware, 3 Nov. 2012
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Grapes of Wrath [Blu-ray] [1940] [US Import]
I know this film to be first class having had the DVD and watched it many times so four stars for that in itself.
However this is about this particular bluray edition and an incorrect region coding thus the rating is hardly accurate or relevant, but don't wish to affect a downgrade.

Despite an Amazon claim for this item to be: 'Brand new and sealed!! Please note this is the region free USA edition!! Get it quick!! Get it now !!', I have taken reciept and it is in fact Region A. It does also state higher on the product page 'Region A'. But I have bought other blurays from Amazon carrying the same contradiction and they were region-free.
The supplier had no quibble about accepting a return and giving a refund. This may be a supplier misunderstanding or not but IMHO Amazon needs to better control its information processes.


Cristo Si E' Fermato A Eboli
Cristo Si E' Fermato A Eboli
Offered by VECOSELL
Price: £9.62

21 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Christ Stopped at Eboli - Cristaldi / Cecci Gori restored edition, 19 May 2012
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This review is from: Cristo Si E' Fermato A Eboli (DVD)
Cristo Si E' Fermato A Eboli

DVD quality: I have just received this Director-approved restored version [NB: Cecci Gori release] from an Italian supplier (Little Music Shop - most helpful and knowledgeable) via Amazon - first class picture and sound quality (with a haunting score) with excellent English subtitling (not on the extras, sadly). (I bought the Kino release years ago and found the image quality very disappointing and gave it away without watching it in total. Maybe it is better now).

I have finally found a release well worth having in my opinion, albeit not 1.33:1 so top and bottom cropped with slight black vertical bars and 145 min runtime (originally 214 min and 1.33:1 on the TV four-episode release - only available on Artificial Eye VHS). That apart it is such a well-portrayed [autobiographical] story /direction / acting / location that it is a joy, nonetheless.

Set in rural Southern Italy from 1935-37 it gives great political insight into attitudes of and to the Peasantry and the values of the provincial Fascists and bourgeoisie. There is so much humanity and some natural comedy as the groups (bourgeois vs peasants) clash. Wonderful touching insights into the esteem in which the poor held the USA, which to them was closer than Rome. Instructive historical insight into past struggles from Levi's researches. Illuminating pompous, specious nonsense lectures from the local Fascist Mayor were borne with dignified, amused patience.

Carlo Levi was educated as a Doctor but had not qualified to practice before being politically exiled. His natural humanitarian stance led him to understand the poor, their history and inextricable fate. He looked after their health interests despite being ordered not to and gained their deep respect, despite being both an outsider and of the middle class; a very wise and sensitive man. He states his feeling of guilt at not feeling able to keep his promise to return and visit them after his release from exile.

I recommend the autobiographical book of the same title:Christ Stopped at Eboli (Penguin Modern Classics)

A very interesting, entertaining, absorbing and moving story based on the author's actual experience; a marvellous piece of cinema and is definitely in my personal top ten DVDs.


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