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D-Link DSP-W110 Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Turn On/Off Your Electronics from Anywhere, Compatible with Amazon Echo
D-Link DSP-W110 Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Turn On/Off Your Electronics from Anywhere, Compatible with Amazon Echo
Price: $29.15
75 used & new from $18.00

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Although advertised as Alexa compatible, laborious setup, and cumbersome voice control through Alexa., April 30, 2016
Software is 'buggy' and somewhat cumbersome, although it was hard at first to determine whether difficulties were all software-derived, or partially due to bad/defective units (2 of 4 failed, out of the box). 2 of 4 set up easily for control through smartphone Android app, but don't want to always have the phone with me for use around the home. Claimed independence from external hubs (like Wink) doesn't gain you anything if the software (firmware) is too cumbersome for everyday use.
UPDATE:
Contacted D-Link customer support via their website; response came reasonably quickly (days), but was generic, and ultimately useless (see quoted section below).

"Dear <censored>

Your Case ID is <censored>

[Critical: Please do not change the subject line of your email when you reply. Leaving the subject line as it is will allow us to review your complete history and help us to better serve you.]

Date of Reply: 5/2/2016 2:39:42 PM

Thank you for reaching us Sr. Based on the situation looks like there could be an issue with the device itself. What I can recommend to reset the device and try to set it up again on your phone, that way any bug or glitch would be cleared out.

To reset your device:
-Press and hold the WPS button for 10-12 seconds

Should you require further assistance with your D-Link products, please reply to this message, or call toll free at 877-453-5465.

Thank you for networking with D-Link .

Sincerely,
Mark Santillan "

(Obviously tried this many times before contacting customer support; complete waste of time.)

My chief purpose was to allow use with Echo (Alexa) in an intuitive, voice-controlled manner for all household members. The process (that worked for 2 of 4) required speaking "Alexa load mydlink" and when prompted by Alexa, follow up with the "turn on ____ light" (or off). Most of the lights that I already have connected are activated by simply saying "Alexa turn on ____ light", without having to precede with the mydlink command, so it is difficult for others to know which lights require mydlink, and which don't.

Combined with the 50% failure rate right out of the box (undamaged, by the way), really not worth attempting to get D-Link to repair/replace. Sucked in by an apparently great sale price direct from their web site; I clearly should have spent more time looking at real user reviews. Buyer beware. If you just want to use with your smartphone, that works (for functioning switches).
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VIZIO D40u-D1 D-Series 40" Class Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV (Black)
VIZIO D40u-D1 D-Series 40" Class Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV (Black)
Offered by H.H Corp
Price: $475.95
19 used & new from $475.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good value, as both a PC monitor and TV., April 27, 2016
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Good value choice! Great resolution, and contrast; only had it for a couple of days, but works (so far) beautifully as a PC monitor and TV. Use HDMI5 if you want the 60Hz 4K. I do not use for gaming, so cannot assess its suitability in that regard, Wireless connection was simple to set up, and works smoothly for streaming movies, TV shows (using it at 30 fps), even with 4k from N__F__x. (Not sure if names are allowed, here). Assume the same would be true for Amazon. The next larger size (at 43") might be better for TV/movies, but the 40" is already a bit too big for me as a PC monitor, without setting it back some distance. Ridiculously light - easy to move around. The legs at each end make it difficult to stand in locations without a broad, flat base.
So happy with it, I bought another.
(Probably should have waited to get some experience with it, but it's not a big risk.)


Antimicrobial Silicone Scrubber By Peachy Clean (Qty 3) - Longlasting Fruit & Vegetable Brush Veggie Scrubber
Antimicrobial Silicone Scrubber By Peachy Clean (Qty 3) - Longlasting Fruit & Vegetable Brush Veggie Scrubber
Offered by Peachy Clean®
Price: $6.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Easily-hadled scrubber for fruit and veggies., April 13, 2016
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Well sized, easy to handle, and just aggressive enough to do a good job scrubbing fruits and vegetables. NOT so rough that you end up damaging the surfaces unintentionally. Cleans easily.


Christmas Tree Storage Bag with Wheels - XL Heavy Duty 56"x22" Upright Holiday Storage Container
Christmas Tree Storage Bag with Wheels - XL Heavy Duty 56"x22" Upright Holiday Storage Container
Offered by River Colony Trading
Price: $27.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Better than the carboard box, and easier to carry, March 20, 2016
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Will not handle tress as big as it says; my 6 foot tree, disassembled into 3 lengths, BARELY fit inside, and there is still a lot of tension on the zipper, so I'm going to also have to strap the outside to keep the bag from popping the zipper. Won't really stand upright, despite the picture. Wheels are largely useless. But the price is right, and overall I'd say it is worth it.


Superio Extendable Snow Brush with Ice Scraper and Squeegee
Superio Extendable Snow Brush with Ice Scraper and Squeegee
Offered by Superior Houseware
Price: $14.99
2 used & new from $12.99

5.0 out of 5 stars works well - does not scratch your car, March 20, 2016
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Nothing exciting, but one note you might find worthwhile: I replaced an existing snow brush/scraper with this model because there are no metal trim pieces that might rust and bend, etc. With most of the brushes like this, the big end tends to rotate/unscrew and then flop on the end of the long pole. This one does, too, BUT there is no metal on the flip side to scrape or scratch your car. Brand new car, but now with a big scratch on the top; won't let that happen again...


ASD LED Garage Vapor Proof Fixture 4ft 40W 5000K UL Listed DLC Certified IP66 - Daylight
ASD LED Garage Vapor Proof Fixture 4ft 40W 5000K UL Listed DLC Certified IP66 - Daylight
Offered by Smart Lighting Solutions
Price: $81.99
2 used & new from $66.22

5.0 out of 5 stars EZ to install, great light output, March 20, 2016
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
This is my 3rd of these ASD Garage vapor proof lights. I only needed 1 to replace a failing fluorescent fixture in my garage, but after seeing how much of an improvement it is over the remaining (still functioning) 4-foot double T-8 lights, I bought 2 more (individually) to replace the others.
The mounting system is the only concern I have with these lights, and it may be too early for me to be sure, but the metal clips used to hold the lights in place just snap into place as you push the light housing into them, and if there is any stress, I have a (very minor) worry that the light might pop back out. Great light output (may be a little 'glarey' for some people), and the fact that the housing seals the light element against dust, etc. means they will probably stay that way. No worries about bugs, dust getting into the light diffuser. On the other hand (about the mounting system), it does make it very easy for 1 person to install; just affix the "U' clips with screws to the board, beam, or ceiling and then press the light (carefully) into place. Less than half the width of my old 'standard' double T-8 fluorescent fixtures, no sharp edges to cut yourself on (plastic), but even better light quality. No flicker, but about a 1 to 2 second pause in starting. Worked well throughout the winter in my completely uninsulated & unheated garage (temp occasionally dropped below -5 degrees F).


BalanceFrom Puzzle Exercise Mat with High Quality EVA Foam Interlocking Tiles, Gray
BalanceFrom Puzzle Exercise Mat with High Quality EVA Foam Interlocking Tiles, Gray
Price: $23.59
2 used & new from $23.59

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars black streaking in gray mats; buy the black, instead., March 18, 2016
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Pretty much as described, but there is significant non-uniformity between the sections of the mat. Some black streaking was also evident that made some of the mat sections look dirty/greasy, but were just black foam swirled in. The black streaking does not affect functionality; this just an appearance issue. Ordering the black version instead might be a solution for buyers concerned about appearance.


Miele SFD 20 560mm Extended Flexible Crevice Tool
Miele SFD 20 560mm Extended Flexible Crevice Tool
Price: $29.95
28 used & new from $25.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Significantly better than a rigid crevice tool., November 17, 2015
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Can't believe it doesn't ship with the canister system, it is so useful. In combination with the telescoping wand, its reach prevents you from having to awkwardly bend down or over to work your way into narrow nooks and gaps between furniture items and the walls. Flexibility also helps to cut down on accidental damage to walls and furniture when contacted.


Vacmaster 4 to 5 Gallon Dust Filter Bag, Fits VQ407S & VWM510, 3-Pack, VDBP
Vacmaster 4 to 5 Gallon Dust Filter Bag, Fits VQ407S & VWM510, 3-Pack, VDBP
Price: $11.90
3 used & new from $11.90

4.0 out of 5 stars Good choice - helps keep YOU clean, and cuts down on the mess of emptying., November 17, 2015
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Makes empty the canister much easier and cleaner (less dust released), and cuts down on the need to wash out the filter.


Miele SUB 20 Universal Brush
Miele SUB 20 Universal Brush
Offered by Bluepolars Incredible Food
Price: $39.89
28 used & new from $39.89

4.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't look like much, but helps a lot in dusting., November 17, 2015
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
The long, narrow shape is much more useful for some small tasks (dusting?), and the ability to swivel the head to hold at an angle makes it worthwhile. The vacuum system is so expensive by itself, the additional cost for this was effectively trivial. You may be able to get an adapter from the 35 mm diameter down to the more common size to allow use of less expensive equivalents, but they probably won't swivel in the same way.


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