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VLC for Fire
VLC for Fire
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5.0 out of 5 stars It's a great little player, 6 Oct. 2017
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This works as well as the full version which runs on my desktop machine. It's a great little player.


TP-Link HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, No Hub Required, Control Your Devices from Anywhere (UK Plug)
TP-Link HS100 Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, No Hub Required, Control Your Devices from Anywhere (UK Plug)
Price: £24.98

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Works, minor problem., 8 July 2017
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This works more or less out of the box with one problem. If you have a dual speed router that can do 2.4Ghz and 5GHz initially it will give a very confusing failure to initialise. The trick is to get the device, such as a phone, that you want to use to control the plug and use settings to force it onto the 2.4GHz network. Then it will initialise, and continue to work even if you put the phone back onto high speed.

There is a linux driver so this can be controlled from a computer running linux.


ThermoPro TP16 Grilling, Oven, Cooking, Barbecue, Meat Thermometer with Stainless Steel Step-Down Probe and Built in Countdown Timer with Alarm,kitchen thermometer with 6 inches long probe
ThermoPro TP16 Grilling, Oven, Cooking, Barbecue, Meat Thermometer with Stainless Steel Step-Down Probe and Built in Countdown Timer with Alarm,kitchen thermometer with 6 inches long probe
Offered by My iTronics
Price: £22.99

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Neat & Accurate, 22 May 2017
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I decided to buy this as I have just moved to a new house with an unfamiliar cooker.

The unit works as either a kitchen timer or a thermometer. In the thermometer mode it displays the temperature of the probe, and a set temperature, then pings when the probe gets up to the set temperature.

It can be set to any temperature manually, or by picking one of the animal pictures. Select the pig and the unit is correctly set for pork.

I was interested to know how accurate it was so I did a steam point (probe in the kettle) and ice point (glass of melting ice) calibration. It was right both times.

The real proof however was some perfectly cooked duck that evening.


VonShef Professional 300W Hand Mixer, Black, Includes Chrome Beaters, Dough Hooks, Balloon Whisk + 5 Speed With Turbo Button
VonShef Professional 300W Hand Mixer, Black, Includes Chrome Beaters, Dough Hooks, Balloon Whisk + 5 Speed With Turbo Button
Offered by DOMU UK
Price: £21.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Does what I need, 21 April 2017
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Versatile and easy to use, this comes with beaters, dough hooks and whisk. I have used it twice now, both times resulting in delicious dishes.


YEESAM Men Women Sun Protection Swimwear Outdoor Top Sunscreen UPF 50+ Diving Suit Beach Surfing Long Sleeve One-Pieces Surfing Suits Adult Snorkeling Suit Dive Skin - Full Body Swimsuit
YEESAM Men Women Sun Protection Swimwear Outdoor Top Sunscreen UPF 50+ Diving Suit Beach Surfing Long Sleeve One-Pieces Surfing Suits Adult Snorkeling Suit Dive Skin - Full Body Swimsuit
Offered by U.R.Beautiful - 2 weeks to arrive, except FBA. Contact us for Expedited Delivery
Price: £29.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Not really, 19 Mar. 2017
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The nominal 4X size was barely a 2X, which made it uncomfortable. Then it disintegrated completely due to poor stitching the second time I put it on. Larger sizes seem to be no good at all.


Cooking In A Bedsitter
Cooking In A Bedsitter
Price: £4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The definitive guide, 22 Nov. 2016
Delighted to see that this is still in print. I bought a copy more than 40 years ago when I first went up to Cambridge. I used it to lay on four course romantic dinners for two cooked on a gas ring and gas fire using it as reference. It is intensely practical, the recipes work at the first attempt and need very little equipment. If you are living alone buy a copy.


Into the Black [Remastered Edition] (Odyssey One Book 1)
Into the Black [Remastered Edition] (Odyssey One Book 1)
Price: £3.98

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A pretty good read, 30 Aug. 2016
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This novel suffers from a few faults, but overall it is so well-written as to make up for most of them. The opening chapters contain a lot of explanation of the history and technology, most of which could have either been left out or deferred. Also the prose doesn't flow very well in places, there are repeated words that make for rather jerky reading, and occasional loose ends.

However once the action gets going it really gets going. From about a quarter of the way in there are space battles, ground actions, daring rescues and frightening confrontations aplenty. The action is real edge of the seat material, the sort of narrative that keeps the reader up until 1am. It takes a while to start but once it does it is a total page turner.

One thing that Currie has done which is very clever is to introduce a spaceship technology which is not quite faster than light, but fast enough to have major military action take in most of a solar system in a few hours.

This gives the reader rapid development and room for both horror and heroism.

It's enjoyable, a ripping yarn with spaceships in the mould of the classics. Overlook the faults and enjoy the story.


Storm Black Lycra Dive Skin-XXX-Large for Scuba Diving Snorkeling or Water Sport
Storm Black Lycra Dive Skin-XXX-Large for Scuba Diving Snorkeling or Water Sport
Offered by Dolphin Scuba Center

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, 30 April 2016
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This is the second dive skin I've owned. This fits perfectly, is quite easy to get in and out of, and is very solidly made.


Casio G-Shock - Men's Digital Watch with Resin Strap - GW-M5610-1ER
Casio G-Shock - Men's Digital Watch with Resin Strap - GW-M5610-1ER
Offered by WatchMad
Price: £100.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful, 21 April 2016
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This is the second one I've had, and the first lasted about ten years before it got broken. Clear display, dead accurate, all the functions I want and easy to use. It's the perfect watch for international travel as it understands timezones.


Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1)
Forbidden The Stars (The Interstellar Age Book 1)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable, 20 April 2016
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This is pretty good easy reading SF, certainly enjoyable, and with a fairly well thought out background.

It traces the history of teenager Alex Manez who becomes accidentally involved in the discovery of a substance that has the potential to trigger huge social and economic changes for the human race.

Alex's adventures take him across the solar system, and culminate in a final confrontation with the people in power.

This is perfectly good SF. Although not quite as original as the classics, it's still engaging and thought-provoking.


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