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Wednesday, 3 August 2016  |  Admin
Product Highlight: Micro Fi Wi-Fi enabled handheld digital microscope

The fabulous Celestron Micro Fi ergonomic handheld digital microscope has up to 80x magnification and can wirelessly stream to up to 3 devices at once with a signal range up to 30 feet.

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Friday, 8 July 2016  |  Admin
Review & set up of the Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD (Motor Drive) Telescope

The Celestron AstroMaster range of telescopes are a popular next step for those who are developing their interest in the cosmos and so investing money into the larger, higher powered scopes. I consider myself a competent novice having had a scope in the past, I decided I needed a better scope to take me through to the next level and so ordered a Celestron AstroMaster 130EQ-MD from . Then it was just a matter of eagerly awaited delivery.

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Friday, 1 July 2016  |  Admin
Review of the SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive

PicStop asked me to try the SanDisk Connect Wireless Media Drive a new little gizmo they have added to their stock. I put it through its paces and offer my opinion. My usual interests are photography so I was a little unsure how I would cope with a portable WiFi streaming media drive.

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Friday, 17 June 2016  |  Admin
Cheap memory cards, are they worth the risk ?

There are what seem to be fantastic deals on the internet, cheap memory cards from unscrupulous sites that sell all manner of gadgetry at prices that draw you in and In retrospect must be fake

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Wednesday, 1 June 2016  |  Admin
Use the TP-Link Powerline adapter to avoid a WiFi deadspot

Turn every power socket in your home into an internet outlet with the TP-Link TL-PA411KIT AV500 Powerline Adapter

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Monday, 30 May 2016  |  Admin
Review of the sub £20 Hama Olbia 170 Camera Rucksack Bag

I am a dedicated some say obsessed amateur photographer I have tried this little Camera Rucksack for over a month and have truly put it through an extensive test. Having worn it each and every day, both at work and out on photo trips day and night. It has proved itself very comfortable, in fact it is easy to forget your wearing it.

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Sunday, 1 May 2016  |  Admin
Back up your mobile with the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Flash Drive

I think it was Ferris Bueller who once mused, ďlife moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.Ē What can I say, my lifeís been moving too fast even for me to keep track of all my data, never mind keeping track of my actual life.

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Friday, 15 April 2016  |  Admin
Can you trust a cheap camera bag to get the job done?

The Inov8 Apollo Backpack is a camera bag; itís cheap, itís seemingly basic, and it claims itís designed to fit any bridge or DSLR camera, but in a world of £200+ camera bags, can a cheaper alternative really do a good job of holding your precious gear?

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Friday, 1 April 2016  |  Admin
How Much Faster Is A USB 3.0 Sandisk USB Flash Drive?

The USB that you carry around everywhere you go, on a key chain, in a bag, encrypted from all prying eyes is one of the most amazing inventions to come from computer hardware. Further still, the latest in Sandisk USB flash drive should still astound the greater majority.

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Friday, 11 March 2016  |  Admin
How Do I Choose A Sandisk SDHC Card For My Camera?

We currently stock over thirty types of Sandisk SDHC card, at first glance it may seem a little bit of a puzzle as to which to buy. Without writing a page on each aspect, here's a quick guide to choosing a Sandisk SDHC card for a camera as well as to meet your exact needs.

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Tuesday, 1 March 2016  |  Admin
Will My Phone Take A 64GB Micro SD Card?

Let's see if your mobile accepts a 64GB Micro SD card. Mobile phones are fantastic aren't they? Access the internet, cameras are increasing in mega pixel offering and you can share data instantly on social networks and show your mates what you're up to in real time. However not all phones have the memory required for day in day out use. 64GB Micro SD Card

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Friday, 12 February 2016  |  Admin
What Does UHS-1 Stand For?

What does Top Gun the film and memory cards have in common, all together now "I feel the need, the need for speed" Rather than just give you a one word reply, I'd like to proffer a dissection of what you're actually buying into. A small one in any case.

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Monday, 1 February 2016  |  Admin
How Do I Format A Memory Card?

You may question why you even need to format a memory card. As many people use DVDs today over the old floppy disc format, you may miss the whole point of why formatting any disc is important. Your memory card is filled with lines of empty directories all piled on top of each other.

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Friday, 15 January 2016  |  Admin
Memory Confusion? Class 10 SDHC Compared In Three Minutes

If you've just taken possession of your first digital camera or camcorder and are looking at how best to advance from amateur to professional you may not give a second thought to whether to utilise the tech behind a class 10 SDHC card over a class 2 SD card.

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Friday, 1 January 2016  |  Admin
Review of the Celestron Microscope Kit

The Celestron Microscope kit, a starter Microscope kit designed for ease of use and tough in construction. I am 60 years of age and the last time it looked into a microscope was in the schools science lab when I was a kid.

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