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      14.07.2012 19:09
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      Completely worth the purchase.

      iPod's in general, and especially the iPod Touch, is something that I have a large problem in finding a fault in. If you listen to music a lot, it's perfect. It holds a huge amount of songs, the battery life is pretty decent, the design and interface is absolutely brilliant, and there is so much more to do on it because of the games and apps. If you are taking the subway or are a passenger in a long car ride, then it will pass the time extremely well. There is also updates to the software often to remove bugs and ensure everything works smoothly. The price does seem a bit steep, but for what you're getting, and considering it's today's market, the price isn't ridiculous. If you have an old iPod, or a different mp3 player, I completely recommend upgrading to an iPod touch, you'll be extremely happy that you did.

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      • Blackberry Curve 9300 / Smartphone / 3 Readings / 2 Ratings
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        14.07.2012 19:01
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        There is not a large list of phone's that I'd rather have before this one.

        I had the Blackberry Curve 9300 for a bit over a year. While it did not give me too much trouble, it definitely often left me wishing I had a better phone, especially as I had had the Bold 9300 previous to the Curve. It is designed nicely, it fits into your hand perfectly and everything has a logical placement. The main physical problem is the sound of the keys while typing. On the Bold it was quiet, but on this phone every time I pressed a key there would be a large crunching noise. You get used to it over time but at first it's quite annoying. The battery life acts crazy as the phone ages, either draining quickly, or shutting off when battery life is at half. The picture and video resolution is ok but nothing special, especially for a smart phone. The phone did annoy me slightly as times, but I do feel Blackberry's receive way more abuse than they should. It's not a bad phone to have at all.

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      • Acer Aspire 5742 / Laptop / 3 Readings / 3 Ratings
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        14.07.2012 18:52

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        Great for travel, but a liability beyond that.

        Before I got an actual laptop, I got one of these net books a couple years before. Overall, the quality of this net book depends on exactly what you're using it for. Using it for low vacation use is absolutely perfect as it is extremely small and not a burden to carry around at all. It is also great to take to class to take notes on. If you are looking to use it for anything beyond what has been stated, then I'd highly recommend looking into something else. Downloading and browsing the web will get quite annoying over time if you're doing it a lot. The net book its self also gets very very hot over time. It is very noisy if you are playing a PC game or watching a DVD or listening to a CD on it. Because of these things I only use it for travel.

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        14.07.2012 18:29

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        A very good processor for a laptop.

        This is the processor that I have in my main laptop. I've had it for about a year and it has not become unreliable or obsolete yet. In terms of the overall speed of the system during start up, browsing the internet, opening folders, etc. it is quite fast. There has never been a time I've been sitting down waiting for something to load thinking, "wow, this is slow." The only thing I find it to be a little lacking in is downloading. Downloads should be going quicker, and I have a great connection. None the less, I'm sure it will last me for a couple more years before I even decide to think about getting an upgrade for my laptop. If you're looking to buy a laptop and this is the processor, then you should be guaranteed to have a good experience with it that doesn't frustrate you at all.

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        14.07.2012 18:22
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        Will definitely satisfy your needs if you want a tablet.

        I actually received this tablet as part of a package that I ordered, it came as a bonus. I would have to say I would not buy it for it's actual price. That is more down to personal preference than this being a bad tablet though. You are able to watch TV on it, and the quality is very good, but you only have a limited amount of channels, mostly basic cable. I find it to be a chore typing on it, but this might just be me. The interface looks great but can be a little confusing, especially for the first few days. The screen resolution is very nice, but after you turn the screen off after using it, you can very easily see the smudges from your finger tips all over it. If you are looking for a tablet then you would be happy with this, although I can imagine the price would be steep to anyone.

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        13.07.2012 22:20
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        Absolutely pick this up if you need extra space.

        I purchased this external hard drive as I work with media quite a bit and therefore need a large amount of space beyond the PC I'm using at the time. This external hard drive has done me extremely well, especially at the price. It is an extremely good price for the amount of space you get, and it also has the ability to be used with USB 3.0, which means extremely quick transferring. There is hardly anything bad you can say about this product. I have heard from a few people that sometimes the PC will just one day fail to recognize it and never be able to recognize it again. This has happened to me but to a lower extent, all I have to do is replug it in and then it will begin to work again. So be cautious of that, but it doesn't seem to be that common.

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        13.07.2012 22:14
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        A PC that was once quite good but aged badly.

        I purchased this PC a few years ago and initially was extremely pleased with it. It was quite fast, had a large amount of space, had a built in CD/DVD writer, and an expansion bay just below incase anything else needed to be installed. A great thing about it is all of the USB slots, audio slots etc are all directly at the front of the PC. This is good because you don't need to reach to the side or the back like you do for some PC's. The negative is that as time has gone on, the PC has started working much less efficiently as it did before. It freezes often, often is very unresponsive, and even with a quad processor can be quite slow at times. The default graphics card is also quite weak, so if you like to play games you will most likely need to upgrade.

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        13.07.2012 22:06

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        Recommended to buy if you are looking for a CD and DVD writer.

        The Samsung Super Writer is definitely worth a purchase. If you are looking for a CD and DVD writer and do not want to spend too much money, this will definitely leave you satisfied and happy with your purchase. It writes quietly, which is nice as most writers cause a ton of noise and make you feel like you're loading a disk on an old computer. It is not the fastest writer out there, but by NO means is it "slow". It does not take a large amount of time to write the content to the disk. As said before, it is cheap, which is always a plus. The only cons are that when you are trying to play a DVD through the drive, sometimes some just don't work, I've not been able to find the reason to this. The USB cord is also a little short and can not be extended, but that isn't too much of a problem.

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        13.07.2012 22:00
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        Does what it needs to do but with sub-par quality.

        I purchased this printer for school because it was rather cheap and thought it would do a good job. Now, I can't complain too much as at the end of the day, it is meant to print, scan, and copy, and that is exactly what it does. My problem with it is that it does all of these things extremely slowly. It takes absolute ages to print out an essay or anything lengthy and it is annoying to scan things as it takes forever. Also, the buttons on the printer seem to be unresponsive sometimes. I will click to scan or copy but it simply wont do it and I'll have to do it onscreen. Also, it is extremely easy to make errors. Cancelling a document's printing for whatever reason you need to do causes the printer not to work unless you restart the computer. I would not recommend this.

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      • HP 620 / Laptop / 2 Readings / 2 Ratings
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        13.07.2012 21:51

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        A laptop that gets the job done but there is much better out there.

        The HP 620 laptop is a very fast one. It is extremely light and because of that is very easy to travel with or carry around during vacation or at school. I've found it to have quite good WiFi reception, as when I've been out with it I've never had a problem picking up WiFi. There could be more storage but it's fine for a laptop and you will be unlikely to run out of space too quickly. It is extremely responsive also, and up to date as it runs Windows 7. One of the main problems is that the keyboard is very clunky, and the overall placement of the keys can be quite weird at times, but you will get used to it. The battery is quite loose and this can cause problems if you're not careful. There is also no way to disable the touch pad if you desire to do so.

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