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URBAN ARMOR GEAR Microsoft Surface 3 Composite Case, Black
URBAN ARMOR GEAR Microsoft Surface 3 Composite Case, Black
Price: $69.95

4.0 out of 5 stars (3.5) Solid outer shell but its kickstand (if extended) may not survive a fall and the cord easily snaps off its endpiece, May 24, 2015
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URBAN ARMOR GEAR's Microsoft Surface 3 is a solid investment for those looking to protect their Surface 3 (please note: This is for the Surface 3 and not the Surface Pro 3 which is larger).

Made out of durable rubber with an amphibean looking outer shell, included is a metal kickstand (which can easily be extended but yanking on it too hard can possibly snap the plastic portion underneath it. Note: The plastic is actually quite flimsy), pen holder, easy access to your volume and power button and recharge/headphone areas.

The cover is compatible with Microsoft type keyboards which is a plus.

The bad, the elastic cord on the corner is not durable. Just one slight tug and it snapped.

Overall, while I do like the cover in general, I do have reservations on the kickstand and it's plastic portion underneath the metal. While I was able to adjust it, I felt wary of extending it too far.

I was a bit surprised that Urban Armor Gear used a cord that easily comes out of its plastic end piece and there is no easy way to fix it unfortunately.

Other than that, I do like the protection from the case and the rubber material used and have no doubt that it can protect your Surface 3 on very short falls (I like how the corners are much thicker). But if the kick stand is extended, not sure if it would brave a fall due to its plastic piece behind it. Also, the drawstring cord is to easy to snap out from its endpiece.

While my score indicates a 4, I actually give it a 3.5.


AHAVA Dead Sea Water Mineral Hand Cream, 1.3 fl. oz.
AHAVA Dead Sea Water Mineral Hand Cream, 1.3 fl. oz.
Price: $5.60
2 used & new from $5.60

5.0 out of 5 stars A lotion utilizing mineral water from the Dead Sea, Israel....rich thick and makes your hands feel smooth!, May 24, 2015
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AHAVA Dead Sea Water Mineral Hand Cream is an interesting product is the fact that it is made by AHAVA based in the Dead Sea of Israel.

The hand cream which is about three inches high utilizes mineral spring water from the dead sea and Ethylhexyl, Palmitate, Celeareth-30 & Celearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Sodium Catearyl Sulfate and more.

The hand cream is definitely rich and thick and not at all watery like some hand lotions. I do like smoothness the lotion provides and for the most part, it works and it does smell good.

Overall, I recommend the product!


Slam Dunk, Vol. 12
Slam Dunk, Vol. 12
by Takehiko Inoue
Edition: Paperback
Price: $9.99
48 used & new from $1.83

5.0 out of 5 stars Shohoku takes on the "kings" of Kainan High School - Tip off begins in Vol. 12!, May 24, 2015
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Shohoku has advanced in the Prefecturals by beating the Shoyo High School basketball team. But now, Shohoku must take on their most difficult rivals yet, Kainan High School coached by Takato.

Tipoff begins and will Shohoku be ready to take on the "Kings"?

Takehiko Inoue's artwork is simply wonderful. His illustrations have always been a highlight for me and I was always amazed of how he captured movements, the offensive and defensive stances to how the players penetrate the perimeter and score. But what I enjoyed about each volume is the progression of Sakuragi Hanamichi as an important player on the team and how he went from being this brute to an actual team player.

As for the manga, the detail of Inoue's artwork is just wonderful, the action, the sweat, the emotions are captured amazingly well on each page.

Overall, "Slam Dunk" is an enjoyable manga series that is not just for basketball fans but for those who want a manga series that captures the spirit of basketball, competition, the strategy involved in the sport but a captivating storyline with cool characters that makes this series worth recommending!

If you love basketball, definitely check out "Slam Dunk" Vol. 12! Highly recommended!


Downy Fresh Protect 15 load In-Wash Odor Shield Detergent, Active Fresh , 13.2 Ounce
Downy Fresh Protect 15 load In-Wash Odor Shield Detergent, Active Fresh , 13.2 Ounce
Offered by Alpha Bands
Price: $18.95
18 used & new from $18.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Works well as an odor-shield but Downey Unstoppables are much more effective!, May 16, 2015
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Are you experiencing clothes that even when washed and cleaned, then you will definitely want to check out the Downy Fresh Protect 15 load In-Wash Odor Shield.

The blue version has a scent which is "Active Fresh" while the green version is "Fresh Blossom".

It's simple to use and works well as several washes with it have provided positive results with fresh, good smelling clothes.

With that being said, just pour into your washer (in the water not in the liquid dispenser) and this is not for your dryer.

Also, because of how these pellets look like candy (Nerds), you definitely want to keep this away from children or anywhere near where people eat because it does look like it can be edible.

But while the product did work well, it's only guaranteed to work for 24 hours unlike the Downey Unstoppables, which are very effective and for lasting fresh scent. So, definitely do your research between the two products as I found the Downey Unstoppables to be more of what I prefer to use.

But overall, the Downey Fresh Protect does the job as a deodorant for clothing, but you may find more bang with your buck with the Downey Unstoppables.


Monster NTune On-Ear Headphones V3, Candy Blue
Monster NTune On-Ear Headphones V3, Candy Blue
Offered by Monster LLC
Price: Click here to see our price
3 used & new from $79.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Stylish, great audio quality but durability is questionable..., May 16, 2015
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With the headphone market getting a little crowded and competition ramping up among various companies, many are trying to capture audiences with flashy/stylish headphones that deliver quality sound.

Monster has their line of headphones known as N-Tune (version I am reviewing is the HD version) which offer various colors.

The version I am reviewing is a blue metallic headphone with chrome-like accent on the side. The combination is very cool looking and the headphones are well-padded (and didn't make my ear feel all itchy). With that being said, the headphones are plastic and so, you want to be careful with them because I can see them snapping (as a few people had problems with it). The width is smaller compared to Beats Solo headphones.

Monster claims that the N-Tune headphones are virtually indestructible but I have not done any headphone torture tests by throwing it on concrete, stepping or sitting on it, or running over it with my car to prove they are indestructible.

Personally, if your child is looking at these headphones, I don't know if I would recommend it because of the chances of snapping. These are not the type of headphones one would want to throw around or accidentally step on, considering they are almost $100.

The headphones come with a ControlTalk Universal cable (removable cable that can be plugged into the headphone on either left or right side) and will allow you to share music with friends.

While the cable is plugged into your android, tablet or other devices, there is a push button that will put your software in pause mode. Which is great if you need to pause immediately while someone is talking to you while you have your earphones on.

I like the fact that Monster has made the cable a bit thicker to prevent tangle or being pulled and ripped apart (although I do prefer the rope type of cables as of late for protection).

A gray carrying pouch with drawstring is included.

Now, I can't comment on the non-HD version but this 2015 HD, version 3, sounds great. I tested these on my phone, tablet, laptop and also portable gaming units and the high and mid-range sound very good and audio quality for the most part is crystal clear. There is also a good amount of bass in the version 3 of these headphones and was quite pleased with the overall listening experience. For those looking for extra bass and strong lows, may want to look elsewhere.

JUDGMENT CALL:

The Monster N-Tune are stylish headphones that sounds great (not too strong for bass - note: I tend to like headphones that deliver a bit more bass) and it does feature passive noise isolation. The version 3 features HD and ControlTalk capability which is very convenient but while style and sound gets top notch marks, it's thinner headphones should be taken care of if one intends to buy it. No throwing around, no putting things on top of it if you keep it around your desk or closet. You really need to take care of these headphones.

But overall, it's a solid product that competes well against Beats Solo headphones but I recommend one does their research and also look into the Beyerdynamic DT440 Premium, JBL Synchros E40BT, Sony MDR7506 and AKG K 240.

I do recommend this product.


Quartet Dry Erase Sheets, Anywhere, 15 Sheet Roll (85563)
Quartet Dry Erase Sheets, Anywhere, 15 Sheet Roll (85563)
Offered by BisonOffice
Price: $29.62
7 used & new from $22.64

4.0 out of 5 stars Easy to use, 15 perforated sheets and great for SoHo or business use!, May 9, 2015
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For those looking for the static cling sheets versus the sticker version (that 3M sells), these Quartet Dry Erase Sheets get the job done!

The problem I had with the sticking 3M version was that one messup and you literally mess up the whole sheet and they are pricey.

With the Quartet Dry Erase Sheets, they come in a roll and they have a tear area, where you can use it as a static cling that sticks to many solid surfaces.

And you get 15 perforated sheets that can be used up to 20 times. Price is good at around $25.

If I had one problem with these sheets, its the fact that if you get to the perforation area, be careful ripping it out, because you can end up tearing and fraying the ends. So, take your time ripping it at the perforation area and not pulling it out like you would with paper towels.

Overall, the Quartet Dry Erase sheets are great for offices on a budget and are looking for static cling dry erase sheets versus the sticking type of dry erase sheets.


Downy Fresh Protect 42 load In-Wash Odor Shield Beads, Fresh Blossom, 13.2 Ounce
Downy Fresh Protect 42 load In-Wash Odor Shield Beads, Fresh Blossom, 13.2 Ounce
Price: $13.99
7 used & new from $13.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Works well as a deodarant but Downey Unstoppables are much better!, May 8, 2015
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Are you experiencing clothes that even when washed and cleaned, then you will definitely want to check out the Downy Fresh Protect 42 load In-Wash Odor Shield Detergent.

It's simple to use and works well as several washes with it have provided positive results with fresh, good smelling clothes.

With that being said, just pour into your washer (in the water not in the liquid dispenser) and this is not for your dryer.

Also, because of how these pellets look like candy (Nerds), you definitely want to keep this away from children or anywhere near where people eat because it does look like it can be edible.

But while the product did work well, it's only guaranteed to work for 24 hours unlike the Downey Unstoppables, which are very effective and for lasting fresh scent. So, definitely do your research between the two products as I found the Downey Unstoppables to be more of what I prefer to use.

But overall, the Downey Fresh Protect does the job as a deodorant for clothing, but you may find more bang with your buck with the Downey Unstoppables.


ECR4Kids Birch and Canvas Single-Sided Book Display/Storage
ECR4Kids Birch and Canvas Single-Sided Book Display/Storage
Price: $102.08
3 used & new from $101.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to build, simply to use, sturdy and recommended!, May 8, 2015
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The ECR4Kids Birch and Canvas single-sided book or magazine holder is actually a very cool way for children to organize their books, for those to hold multiple magazines in your home or even for those who want a display for their office for brochures or magazines.

Made of birch with a canvas blanket with five slip areas to include a wooden dowels, putting together this entire magazine holder is quite simple.

The directions were easy to follow as you assemble the bottom portion, then the sides, followed by using the supplied wrench to tighten the screws and you're done.

I was able to finish this in less than half an hour and for the most part, enjoy how it holds a lot of my magazines.

While a caveat for some will be the ECR4Kids logo on the front of the bottom base area, It's not too bad. If anything, the magazine holder is sturdy and have it holding about two dozen magazine right now.

Instructions are provided, especially a special note for those who intend to use their own powertools and their warning about overtightening using other tools which may lead to stripping the screw holes.

Overall, This is a very simple and easy magazine holder to put together and it does the job very well. Great to have in your children's room, or even the young at heart can take advantage with this display.

Looking for a magazine, book or brochure holder, give this ECR4Kids display storage a try!


Swingline High Heel Stapler, 20 Sheets, Plastic, Black (S7070971)
Swingline High Heel Stapler, 20 Sheets, Plastic, Black (S7070971)
Price: $10.07
24 used & new from $7.01

4.0 out of 5 stars An interesting stapler that would make a good gift..., May 4, 2015
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Remember that scene in "The Christmas Story", when the father had to demonstrate his prize in his window?

While I may not feel that same feeling of "winning" like the character, but having the Swingline High Heel Stapler, I received the response that the wife and kids did in the movie.

Sure, my wife may not understand why a such a stapler was made and my son who asked if he could use it, was turned off when my wife explained it was a woman's high heel, but for uniqueness, I thought this plastic stapler was rather...what word would I use...umm...interesting.

Granted, it's more for show than for hardcore uses. I wouldn't put this in the office, if you have a hard surface as the plastic stapler will probably break. But for niche purposes or work-related in an area with a soft carpet, this stapler would do the job just fine for stapling a few pages.

Adding staples was easy, stapling was easy but this Swingline High Heel Stapler is for those who want something different but it can also be a stapler that will make others roll their eyes and ask "Why?". Just tell them it's for the sake of art, fashion or creativity...

Nevertheless, it would make an interesting gift...or use for basic home/office use.


Wellness TruFood Tasty Pairings Natural Grain Free Wet Dog Food, Chicken, Carrots and Duck Recipe, 5-Ounce Can (Pack of 24)
Wellness TruFood Tasty Pairings Natural Grain Free Wet Dog Food, Chicken, Carrots and Duck Recipe, 5-Ounce Can (Pack of 24)
Price: $61.69
4 used & new from $61.69

3.0 out of 5 stars 100% all natural, wheat and grain free wet dog food. My dogs love wet dog food, just not this certain wet dog food., April 29, 2015
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As my dog loves TruFood's dry treats and often eats wet dog food, for some apparent reason, our dog wasn't digging Wellness TruFood chicken, carrots and duck.

While you can't expect dogs to eat everything, I was a bit surprised they weren't taking to this.

The positive about this dog food is that it's 100% all natural, wheat free, grain free wet dog food. It has a lot of vitamins and minerals and features shredded meat and diced veggies. Other than that, dog food is subjective to your own dogs and whether or not they will love it.

Unfortunately this certain dog food is not to their liking, while they loved the dry version from Wellness. But other owners may see their dogs loving it.

So, to be fair, I'll give it a three star rating.


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