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Adding Power to Wi-FiNetgear Wi-Fi Extender EX6200 rated 8 out of 10

Oct 30, 2014 in Wireless Review : Netgear Wi-Fi Extender EX6200
Sometimes due to the layout of the environment and traffic demands, a wireless network can struggle to deliver. This next product offers to help.

A Match-3 CollectionAvanquest GSP 4-Play Jewel Legends rated 6 out of 10

Avanquest has gathered together four Match-3 games for this next offering from the company’s GSP label.

Polk Camden SquarePolk Camden Square rated 8 out of 10

Oct 29, 2014 in Entertainment
This is a rather nice square speaker; it can be used with Bluetooth or via a 3.5mm lead to connect to older music devices. This has an internal battery so in Bluetooth mode no cables are required so it can be placed almost anywhere.

Nero 2015 PlatinumNero Nero 2015 Platinum rated 6 out of 10

Oct 28, 2014 in Software Review : Nero Nero 2015 Platinum
Arriving with the promise of containing “your 10 most wanted new features” is Nero’s latest version of its multimedia product. Now up to version 2015, this product is available in either Classic or Platinum editions with my review being based on the latter product.

HomeSurf844HomeSurf844 rated 7 out of 10

Oct 27, 2014 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
This is a 7.85inch Android Tablet from a company that has loads of other brands Binatone. It has almost the latest version of Android operating system and something that a novice user will appreciate a 68 page printed User Guide.

Pans, Sauce and Frying

Here I am looking at two pans from different sources, the first an exclusive to Lakeland a different shaped saucepan. Second from JML a frying pan that is coated with stone and it then becomes truly non stick even in a dry pan.

PIXMA MG7550Canon PIXMA MG7550 rated 9 out of 10

Oct 25, 2014 in Printers/Scanners Review : Canon PIXMA MG7550
Canon has refreshed its inkjet product line up with various models including the subject of this next review.

Canon MG7150Canon MG7150 rated 8 out of 10

Oct 24, 2014 in Printers/Scanners
This is a All In One unit from Canon, so it can print, scan, and copy. It is a six ink unit and this means that if you use one colour more than the others there is less waste as you can buy just the ink you need. It is also rather sleek.

review 836455 garmin vivofiA Garmin Activity TrackerGarmin vivofit rated 7 out of 10

Oct 23, 2014 in Health and Beauty Review : Garmin vivofit
When I hear the name of Garmin, my thoughts are generally directed towards satellite navigation and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). However this is not the company’s only sphere of interest. Garmin also has its sights set on our personal health with products such as the recently launched vivofitfitness band.

review 836619 avanquest small town terrorRescuing Your TwinAvanquest GSP Small TownTerros: Pilgrim's Hook rated 8 out of 10

Described as a dark and mysterious Hidden Object Adventure game, Small Town Terrors: Pilgrim’s Hook sets you the task of saving your twin brother from the evil presence that has invaded the community of Pilgrim’s Hook.

review 836518 HyperX Cloud Gaming HeadseHyperx Cloud Gaming HeadsetHyperx Cloud Gaming Headset rated 8 out of 10

Oct 22, 2014 in Entertainment
For a gamer hearing a sound a fraction of a second earlier can be a matter of life and death. So the quality of the headset is almost as important as the speed of the processor and the graphics card that show what they are doing on the screen.

review 836457 Samsung Xpress C1810W Colour Laser PrinteA Colour LaserSamsung Xpress C1810W Colour Laser Printer rated 8 out of 10

Samsung continues to develop products that have a tendency to put a strain on my back. Continuing this trend is a colour laser printer.

review 836515 Braun WF2S Blue WaterFlex Wet and Dry shaveBraun Water FlexBraun Water Flex rated 7 out of 10

Oct 20, 2014 in Health and Beauty
The Braun WF2S Blue WaterFlex is both a wet and dry razor, it is equally useable in the bath, shower or at a basin using foam, gel or just soap. However it can also give a dry shave just as easily. So the above are the claims does my extensive testing agree?

review 836517 XMI X mini KAI Bluetooth Capsule SpeakeKAI² Capsule SpeakerKAI%B2 Capsule Speaker rated 6 out of 10

Oct 19, 2014 in Entertainment
This is a tiny portable Bluetooth speaker. Like an egg without the ends, however twist the centre and then the egg shape expands. So can this be an answer to sharing music in a small space without having to have large speakers?

review 836454 Crazy Machines Golden GearDesigning Crazy MachinesAvanquest GSP Crazy Machines Golden Gears rated 5 out of 10

Using an assortment of bits and pieces, you are challenged to create some weird and wonderful machines with this next title.

review 836513 Krups Espresso Fully Automatic EA850B4Krups Espresso Fully Automatic EA850B40Krups Espresso Fully Automatic EA850B40 rated 8 out of 10

Oct 17, 2014 in Homes and Gardens
Here it is the long awaited coffee machine and what a machine it is. While I have reviewed numerous machines before this is the first that uses fresh roasted beans, not ground coffee, unground beans freshly ground in the machine for each cup.

review 836456 kobo aura h20 ebook readeA Waterproof eReaderKobo Aura H20 rated 9 out of 10

Oct 16, 2014 in Misc Review : Kobo Aura H20
No doubt you are familiar with “Singing in the Rain” whether in its original Gene Kelly version of the Morecambe & Wise comedy routine. Now it could be said that we have “Reading in the Rain” with a new product from Kobo.

review 836240 avanquest left in the darAn Abandoned VesselAvanquest Left in the Dark: No One on Board rated 7 out of 10

It is time to pack your bags and take a trip to Portsmouth where the Mayor has an abandoned ship cluttering up the place.

review 836514 Withings Pulse OWithings Pulse O2Withings Pulse O2 rated 6 out of 10

Oct 15, 2014 in Health and Beauty
This arrived just as I injured my ankle so it was not taken from its box for over a month. To say this is a pedometer is a disservice to this multi-use product, however that is the starting point, link it to free Withings Apps and go from there.

review 836237 paintshop pro x7 pro ultimatPaint Shop Pro X7Corel Paint Shop Pro X7 rated 9 out of 10

Oct 14, 2014 in Software Review : Corel Paint Shop Pro X7
As I get older, time seems to pass by at a quicker rate. This thought occurred to me with the arrival of Paint Shop Pro X7. It hardly seemed like a year had passed since I had unwrapped and reviewed Paint Shop Pro X6 and now the all new version of the Corel package was occupying space on my desktop. Actually when I took the trouble to check on the dates, rather than rely on my flaky memory, this revealed that the gap between the two products was less than 11 months so maybe my view on time passing quicker was somewhat distorted.
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