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Braun M90 Mobile Shaver, 1 Count
Braun M90 Mobile Shaver, 1 Count
Price: $21.49
37 used & new from $21.25

2.0 out of 5 stars Ingenious Design, But Misses Tons of Hair!, April 17, 2015
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Hats off to Braun for designing such a nifty shaver. But, as I eventually discovered, design isn't everything.

First, the good part. Upon first glance, This is an all-in-one shaver every man dreams about.

Afraid of clippings falling out? It's got a built in cap.
Need something compact to fit in a carry-on? It's small enough to fit!
Afraid of a shaver turning on in your bag? Won't happen with this one because it's got a locking "on" switch
Need to trim a sideburn? It's got a pop out trimer.

But it fails miserably when it actually has to shave. Either the foil is too thick or the shaver is just not powerful enough. It could not get close enough to get that last few millimeters of hair sticking out around my face. It left a definite shadow. So I turned on my regular shaver (a Panasonic) to get the rest of the stubble.

Not to mention the fact that it took twice as long for me to shave because of how much hair this shaver kept missing. Pass after pass, it could not get all of the hairs. And the off-balanced motor vibration of the shaver left my entire hand numb post-shave.

Overall, I highly recommend staying away from this shaver. I was hoping to bring this shaver on trips and leave my bulky regular shaver behind. The design won me over, but its performance had me clicking "return item."


[4550mAh Tested Capacity] Gorilla Gadgets 4500mAh Extended Life Battery for Samsung Galaxy S3 with NFC + Pebble Blue Back Cover [Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300, AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i747, Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i535, T-mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung T999, U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S3 R530, and Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung L710]
[4550mAh Tested Capacity] Gorilla Gadgets 4500mAh Extended Life Battery for Samsung Galaxy S3 with NFC + Pebble Blue Back Cover [Compatible with Samsung Galaxy S III GT-i9300, AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i747, Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung i535, T-mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung T999, U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S3 R530, and Sprint Samsung Galaxy S3 Samsung L710]
Offered by GorillaGadgets

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beats Expectations, a 'Must Have' Extended Battery for the Galaxy S3!, February 9, 2015
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What would I do without this extended battery? It's been a lifesaver more times than I can count.

Two years after purchase, the battery is still chugging along fine. Instead of barely getting through 3/4 of a day of use with the standard Galaxy S3 battery, I can go up to 2 full days between charges.

My only gripe is the poorly designed back door, which squeaks around the charging port area. Other than that, I highly recommend Gorilla Gadgets and this battery in particular.


Whirlpool 4396710 KitchenAid PUR Push Button Cyst-Reducing, Side-by-Side Refrigerator Water Filter, 1-Pack
Whirlpool 4396710 KitchenAid PUR Push Button Cyst-Reducing, Side-by-Side Refrigerator Water Filter, 1-Pack
Offered by HB-Supplies
Price: $32.22
49 used & new from $15.76

4.0 out of 5 stars A Necessairy Evil if You Drink Fridge Water!, February 9, 2015
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This filter is sometimes cheaper than the Kenmore branded filter, but is interchangeable.

However, don't be fooled by the replacement indicator on your refrigerator door. It'll tell you to replace the filter once every 3-6 months, but I found that you can get by with double that usage without affecting the taste of the water.

This filter is sometimes cheaper to buy at Sears, but not always. So it pays to shop around.


Panasonic WES035P Replacement Vortex HydraClean Solution Cartridges for Men's Shaver Systems
Panasonic WES035P Replacement Vortex HydraClean Solution Cartridges for Men's Shaver Systems
Price: $7.90
61 used & new from $6.95

2.0 out of 5 stars Purchase if You Like Mold and Mildew on Your Shaver..., February 9, 2015
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Unlike many other Shaver manufacturer's, Panasonic HydraClean cartridges do not use alcohol. This is great if you find yourself using the shaver immediately after drying, as you can avoid that alcohol burning sensation upon first use.

The drawback is that the cartridges really don't clean all that well. Most disturbingly, the solution leaves my shaver smelling like old towel (mildew) after every wash. If you use the cartridge for the full and recommended 30 days of use, you will also see pink bacteria and mold growing on the lip of the cartridge opening.

I only buy these cartridges because they're necessary to use with the cleaning station. But mitigate these drawbacks by rinsing my shaver under soap and water before and after every cleaning cycle. Frankly, you shouldn't have to do that if this cleaning system was designed correctly to begin with.


OXO Good Grips Suction Razor Holder
OXO Good Grips Suction Razor Holder
Price: $3.99
3 used & new from $3.99

1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid: Bad Design, February 9, 2015
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Unless you're mounting this on glass, avoid this holder at all costs. The regular suction cup won't mount on anything other than perfectly smooth surfaces. Additionally, It cannot accommodate the wide neck of razors, like the Gillette ProFusion razors. Skip the suction cups and find a mountable adhesive razor holder for the shower.


Panasonic ES-GFPM2 Men's Shaver Storage Case
Panasonic ES-GFPM2 Men's Shaver Storage Case
Price: $4.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Does the Job, Probably Won't Last, February 9, 2015
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Does what it advertises, encloses your Panasonic shaver so it doesn't get damaged.

However, the latching button leaves a lot to be desired. Often, the case won't latch closed because of the cheap plastic material. You'll have to routinely slam it shut.

When you inspect the case's release button itself, it's hinged plastic. I will put my money on the fact that the piece will break off from wear after 100 uses.

Regardless, I'd still recommend getting this if you're traveling with your shaver. Last thing you want to have to explain to TSA is why your bag is vibrating if your shaver accidentally turns on in your bag.


Samsung Galaxy S4 2600 mAh Extended Battery Case, White By Lenmar
Samsung Galaxy S4 2600 mAh Extended Battery Case, White By Lenmar
Price: $29.54
56 used & new from $24.13

1.0 out of 5 stars Poor Design, Poor Execution, February 9, 2015
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What a disappointment! This case looks amazing from the photos, but leaves a lot to be desired when held in hand.

First is the exterior of the case. It's the smoothest plastic I've every touched. That means it's difficult to hold and can slip out of your hands very easily. The curved body doesn't help either.

The bumper surrounding the side of the phone is cheap and flimsy. The power button is hinged on one side of the bumper and looks as if it would not survive more than a few weeks of use.

Most alarmingly, the battery life of the extended LENMAR battery was worse than that of my standard battery. LENMAR gives you a standard battery (2600mAh) with a piggyback adapter that lets you slide your existing battery in for pairing. In theory, it works. 2x 2600 mAh batteries = 5400 mAh. In practice, it doesn't.

I highly recommend staying away from this case. I hope the manufacturer tries again with the S5 and upcoming S6.
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Jovo Power Case for Samsung Galaxy S4
Jovo Power Case for Samsung Galaxy S4
Offered by JOVO STORE
Price: $49.90

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Great Design, Bad Execution, February 9, 2015
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There's so much to love about this case, but a poorly executed design leaves it utterly unusable.

The tactile material used on the case make it very easy to grip. Much better than the smooth TPU plastic feel of most cases. Smooth enough to slide in a pocket, but not so smooth that it flies out of your hand. Additionally, the inner rubber sleeve and separate outer plastic shell is a nice touch. But that's where the compliments end.

The case itself is designed about a millimeter or two too tight. The case hugs all of the side buttons on your phone very tight, particularly the power button. That means buttons are continuously depressed, resulting in ongoing power cycling. In addition, the tight case also prevents any sort of indented feeling when the buttons are pressed.

The headphone and charging ports are of particular concern. The headphone port will not accommodate commonly found right-angled headphones plugs. The headphone plug's housing is just too wide to fit in the mouth of the case.

Ditto to the charging ports. If you're using a USB cable other than the standard cable that came with your phone (say, an Amazon Basic USB cable with a big block head), it will not fit in the opening of the case.

Finally, the extended battery didn't really last longer than a standard battery. On top of that, the label surrounding the battery is so thick, that it snags the lip of the battery opening on the phone when inserted.

I highly recommend staying away from this case. It seems that the manufacturer is reading all of these reviews and taking the feedback into consideration. I hope they can design subsequent cases better, as I believe Jovo's aftermarket cases could be among the best in the marketplace.


InterDesign Power Lock Suction Towel Bar, Clear
InterDesign Power Lock Suction Towel Bar, Clear
Price: $6.74
15 used & new from $4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Sucks Really Well :), January 9, 2015
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I used this to hold my wash cloth in the shower. Although I wish the bar was longer, I commend InterDesign for designing a suction cup that actually stays stuck. Can't say the same for other high end accessory brands, like Oxo.


AmazonBasics USB Cable - 2.0 A Male to Micro B - 6 Feet (1.8 Meters)
AmazonBasics USB Cable - 2.0 A Male to Micro B - 6 Feet (1.8 Meters)

5.0 out of 5 stars Thick cord makes for better, robust cable, January 9, 2015
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You can not go wrong with AmazonBasic cables. I needed to replace the USB cable that charges my Samsung phone because it started to lose contact around the neck area of the cable. This AmazonBasic cable has a beefed up neck area and thicker cord casing, to stand up to heavy duty use. I'm amazed at how well constructed it is. I highly recommend this cord to anyone in the market for one.


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