HP Spectre x360 13″ OLED review

Almost perfect for me, just a couple of minor compromises

Five Stars

I bought this convertible laptop after my previous purchase of a Dell XPS 13 9350 died and had to be returned to the manufacturer. This laptop had the slight compromise of no USB type-C port, and only 8GB of RAM, rather than 16, but had the benefit of a convertible OLED screen.

The OLED screen is just amazing – the colours just pop from the screen, and it’s so bright, that even with the glossy screen it’s perfectly usable outside. Inside, in a dull room, you really don’t need it on any brighter than 20%. You can also view the screen from almost any angle, but you get a yellow tinge when you’re almost level with the edges. It’s a quad HD screen, and no matter how close I get, I still can’t make out a single pixel. It’s also always nice when you power on a laptop for the first time and you can see that there are no dead or stuck pixels.
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Bluetooth Speaker / Power Bank / Cycle Light Review

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Five Stars

Very versatile, high quality unit.

Inside the Amazon box, this item was securely wrapped in a padded envelope, which held the attractive retail box. The box had a window displaying the product, attached to what the bicycle handlebar bracket – you can use this unit as a front light and have music playing whilst you ride, without dangerously blocking road sounds with earphones. The bracket has a really nice feature for using the unit as a bike lamp, which is a dust protector for the two USB ports and the line-in jack on the front, below the bulbs. There is also a rubber protector inside the securely holding screw clamp to protect your handlebars.
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Universal 3-in-1 Phone Camera Lens Kit Review

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Five Stars

Allows some really impressive pictures.

Inside the Amazon box, this item was packaged in a windowed retail box. Inside, adequately protected, were a basic information card (with warm tips!), a microfibre cloth bag for the pieces, two clips with differing sized screw holes, and two lenses, one of which is a combination of macro and wide angle. Each of the two lenses is protected with a lens cap.

The Fish-eye lens was the first to go on, it screwed straight into the larger clip hole, I took off the lens cap and clipped the item to the phone. It was easy to line up over my camera, and worked perfectly well even though I had a case attached. I was stunned how much more you got in a picture when using this lens. I have attached two pictures of Fifi the cat, sat on her stand looking to the left. One is with the lens attached, one without – they were both taken from the same spot, with the same zoom level.
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Good Boy Rawhide Chomp Stix Review

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Five Stars

The perfect, healthy treat!

Owning a chocolate labrador like Coco means treats are a requirement. Everywhere.

If we go out, Coco gets one of these sticks. 100 sticks lasts a good while – maybe not quite three months, but well, she’s a lab! They’re not full of fat or colourings or other nasties – they’re just plain old, healthy, desirable rawhide.
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10,000 mAh Power Bank Review

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Five Stars

Very nicely designed power bank, lasts forever!

This item arrived packaged in an attractively printed, strong protective retail box. Opening the box showed the power bank unit itself, securely held in a combination of cardboard and foam, and wrapped in a protective plastic sleeve to prevent scratches. Also inside the box was a decent length of Micro-USB charging cable (to charge the unit and/or a micro-USB ported phone), and a sensibly sized, well printed instruction manual.
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