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Wednesday, 12 September 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Review of the Celestron Outland X 8x42 Binoculars

I’ve been sent a pair of Celestron Outland X 8x42 binoculars to try out, they’re a sleek pair of roof prism binoculars, at a moderate price, but what can they offer?

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Sony MDR-ZX310AP Stereo Headphones Review

Over the years, Sony have consistently manufactured high quality headphones, but at their lowest price point, do Sony’s headphones offer a complete experience? Today, I’ll be taking a gander at the Sony MDR-ZX310AP Stereo Headphones.

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Thursday, 9 August 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Drive: The Memory Stick for your Phone

There are three types of people in world that need a phone-capable memory stick, are you one of them? Flash drives adapted for smartphones are some of the best new gadgets on the tech market, let’s find out whether you should consider investing in one – by taking a look at the SanDisk Ultra Dual USB Type-C Drive.

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Monday, 30 July 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Are USB memory sticks now too small?

Over the years, our technology has been shrinking; our laptops have been shedding weight and our phones having been trimming fat. USB memory sticks have also done their share of cutting down, but have SanDisk cut down too far? SanDisk’s current Ultra Fit line of memory sticks are truly miniscule - but how does it fare in day-to-day use? I’ll take a look at the SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.1 Flash Drive.

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Monday, 2 July 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Can SanDisk’s Extreme SSD be as portable as a USB flash drive?

With their ‘Extreme Portable’ line of solid-state drives (SSD), SanDisk are looking to impress photographers, travellers with a compact yet fast device, but how does it compare to the portability and performance of an everyday flash drive?
To find out, I’ll be looking at the 250 GB version of SanDisk’s Extreme Portable SSD.

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Tuesday, 30 January 2018  |  Sam Lancaster
Music during exercise Phone or MP3 player?

Is it worth buying an armband for your phone, or a clip-on MP3 player? Most people know what a smart phone is like, so to fight for the other side, I’ve chosen to review the SanDisk Sansa Clip Sport MP3 Player

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017  |  Sam Lancaster
Is it worth buying an astronomy telescope for under £150?

Is it worth buying an astronomy telescope for under £150? .. I’ve chosen to look at the Celestron Inspire 70AZ Refractor telescope, an entry level telescope from a leading optical manufacturer Celestron

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1 CommentWednesday, 1 November 2017  |  Sam Lancaster
Why would I buy the Connect Wireless USB Memory Stick ?

Article Review of the SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick USB Flash Drive with 32GB of space

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Monday, 16 October 2017  |  Sam Lancaster
Are Celestron Binoculars both high quality & affordable?

Are Celestron binoculars both high quality & affordable? ... I’ve taken a straightforward look at the Celestron UPCLOSE G2 Roof 10x25 binoculars; a budget pair of Compact Binoculars produced by an industry leading company

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Tuesday, 10 October 2017  |  Sam Lancaster
Review of TP-Link TL-WA850RE WiFi Extender

Review of TP-Link WiFi Extender (Model TL-WA850RE) ...  Will one of those Wi-Fi extenders help improve my signal around the house?

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2 CommentsTuesday, 21 March 2017  |  Admin
The Volume is too low on my SanDisk Clip Sport MP3 Player

The SanDisk Clip Sport MP3 Player 4GB has lots of good features, but not as good as my older Sansa Clip Zip model.

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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 PicStop.co.uk . 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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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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