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S & M Airlines
S & M Airlines
Price: $9.99
64 used & new from $2.27

5.0 out of 5 stars raw NOFX, December 23, 2014
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This is noticeably more raw than the newer NOFX albums but it rocks just as much. The "Go Your Own Way" remix is amazing. Vanilla Sex is also great. I don't think there's a bad song in the bunch.


Belkin Slim Style Case / Cover for iPad Air 2 and iPad Air (Blacktop & Gravel)
Belkin Slim Style Case / Cover for iPad Air 2 and iPad Air (Blacktop & Gravel)
Price: $45.22
6 used & new from $37.83

1.0 out of 5 stars doesn't fit my iPad Air 2, December 23, 2014
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I had high hopes for this Belkin iPad Air case but after 10 minutes of trying, I failed to get my iPad Air 2 to fit into the hard plastic housing. The fitted portion of the case is just too small and I feared I would bend or break my iPad if I pushed any harder. Perhaps Belkin rushed this to market? The oddly shaped cutouts for the camera and flash seem to support that thought.

If I had been able to get my iPad Air installed into this, I would have given it three stars because the fitted part of the case is a very hard plastic that seems like it could scratch the back of your iPad.


GE Lighting 14203 Energy-Smart LED 11-watt, 800-Lumen A19 Bulb with Medium Base, Soft White, 1-Pack
GE Lighting 14203 Energy-Smart LED 11-watt, 800-Lumen A19 Bulb with Medium Base, Soft White, 1-Pack
Offered by MLBSKI
Price: $13.64
7 used & new from $9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars no compromises, December 22, 2014
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LED bulbs are getting better all the time and this GE Energy-Smart LED is another example of their improvement. This bulb emits a very nice, warm light with no flickering or harshness. It lights to full brightness immediately and there is no delay when you hit the light switch. Behind a lamp shade, the bulb emits even light from top to bottom and is indistinguishable from a classic incandescent bulb. The amount of light provided seems quite comparable to 60 watt bulbs that I compared it to.

In theory, the high price is offset by the long life and energy savings. If you put this into a fixture that you leave on a lot, it will pay for itself sooner than later.

So far I've had no issues with this bulb and I'll update my review if that changes.


Belkin Sport-Fit Armband for iPhone 6 (Gravel / Limelight)
Belkin Sport-Fit Armband for iPhone 6 (Gravel / Limelight)
Price: $24.99
14 used & new from $16.00

5.0 out of 5 stars fits great, holds in place, December 16, 2014
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This case fits perfectly over my iPhone 6 (with Apple's slim leather case installed on it). The iPhone + case slides right into the sleeve and is held firmly in place. The adjustable arm band works on my large and my wife's very small arm and is quite comfortable. Once we get it adjusted, the armband does not slide around even when running.

The backing material is kind of like gortex so it is very breathable when you're sweating.

This is a very good sport armband for the iPhone 6 and the modest price makes it even more attractive.


Seattle Chocolates Gift Bag, Assorted, 1 Pound
Seattle Chocolates Gift Bag, Assorted, 1 Pound
Offered by Made In Washington Stores
Price: $24.99

5.0 out of 5 stars really nice chocolates, December 10, 2014
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I'm really enjoying my Seattle Chocolates gift bag. I love that they have a variety of flavors; you can always find something that you're in the mood for. Each of these individually wrapped chocolates is about the size of a tootsie roll so they make a nice treat without bogging you down with too much sugar.

The package is elegant and will work well as a gift. The back of the package has a legend describing each of the flavors that are included. Each individual wrapper also describes what flavor it holds.

The chocolate is creamy but not to the point where it melts when you touch it. Except where there are crunch additives (sea salt!), these are very smooth chocolates with no grit.

The 1lb size is nice because when you pick it up, the heft of it makes you say "wow, this is a lot of chocolate". Again, this makes it nice for a gift.

I've enjoyed all of the fruit and mint flavors. So far my favorites are the cool mint and meltaway mint. One of them is pure-chocolate with a mild mint flavor. The other is a chocolate shell with a white mint filling. Both are delicious and refreshing.

I had these shipped to Houston, Texas in December and had no issues with melting. I wouldn't send these to a warm climate outside of winter time!


Belkin Apple MFi Certified Lightning to USB ChargeSync Cable for iPhone 5 / 5S / 5c, iPad 4th Gen, iPad mini, and iPod touch 7th Gen, 4 Feet (Pink)
Belkin Apple MFi Certified Lightning to USB ChargeSync Cable for iPhone 5 / 5S / 5c, iPad 4th Gen, iPad mini, and iPod touch 7th Gen, 4 Feet (Pink)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars works perfectly, December 9, 2014
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This is a high quality lightning cable that works great with my iPhone and iPad. If not for the bright pink coloring you'd have a hard time telling this wasn't straight from Apple.

The cable is about 8" longer than Apple's cable. It is also made of a more plastic material (as opposed to the rubberized feel of the Apple cable). And lastly, it is a very vibrant pink color that is hard to miss.

I haven't had any issues with the cable and am quite happy with it.


Monoprice 104123 BNC Female to F Female Adaptor, Gold Plated
Monoprice 104123 BNC Female to F Female Adaptor, Gold Plated
Price: $3.93
3 used & new from $3.01

5.0 out of 5 stars great for connecting security cameras to in-home cable wiring, December 8, 2014
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I used this to connect a home security camera to some existing RG6 wiring in my house. The type-F end connects snugly to the home wiring and the BNC Female connects snugly to the security camera. Everything is working perfectly!


Corsair Gaming K70 RGB LED Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Cherry MX Red (CH-9000068-NA)
Corsair Gaming K70 RGB LED Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - Cherry MX Red (CH-9000068-NA)

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars gamer's hardware assist, December 7, 2014
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This keyboard adds a lot of features to help you up your game. It has a great feel, with precision sculpted key-faces that are easy to feel in the dark. The feedback is on the light side but is very comfortable when typing. Key presses are very loud compared to any keyboard I've used in the last 15 years. It's kind of obnoxious but it doesn't bother me.

As I mentioned above, the key faces are precision crafted with a sharp edge and a concave form dip for your fingers. The sharpness of the edge is helpful when using the keyboard in the dark.

Another thing making this easier to use in the dark is the fact that it has an individual LED backlight behind every key. The keys have adjustable brightness between several settings ranging from "off" to "pretty bright".

Using the Corsair Utility Engine software (free), you can start making customizations that are very important in gaming. It all starts with a "profile". Using profiles, you can define a keyboard behavior for each game you play. Inside a profile, you configure the behavior of every single key, including what is transmitted as input when you press that key, what "actions" (macros) are run when you press a key. Even the individual color of each key can be configured (more on that later). It's time consuming to configure so make sure to "export" your settings for safe keeping.

To define an action, you press a "record" button in the Corsair Utility and then you perform the action you want the keyboard to learn. Precise timing is recorded as part of the action. You can also record actions for your mouse. With the customizations to this keyboard you have a huge in-game advantage: think of this as gamer's hardware assist.

The Corsair Utility Engine software can be a bit confusing. I initially had a heck of a time configuring the key LED colors. If I picked a key to be green, it would show up yellowish. If I picked it to be yellow, it would show up orangeish. In the end, I learned that if you create a new profile and start from scratch (as opposed to modifying the default profile), you can get the colors to be vibrant and correct. Hopefully the Corsair software will get easier to use in the future. If I could give the product 4.5 stars, I would for this reason.

A few miscellaneous notes:
* The Corsair Utility Engine takes care of automatic firmware updates.
* The keyboard consumes two USB slots due to its power requirements. The USB cord is just over 6' long and is wrapped like an old-school nylon cord. It's very durable looking.
* Your settings are saved in the Corsair Utility, not in the keyboard. If you move to a different computer, the keyboard goes back to default settings. Fortunately, it is very easy to export and import your settings across computers.
* The keyboard has a roller knob for volume control. I love this as it is much easier to quickly adjust volumes with a roller than it is with successive button presses to a volume up or down button.
* There is a dedicated dimmer key for the keyboard LEDs.
* The rubber feet on the keyboard grab any flat surface and don't let it slide around. I've never seen a keyboard grab a surface like this Corsair: really impressive.

If you're serious about gaming, this keyboard is a no-brainer. The types of acrobatics you can perform with a single keystroke are going to have your opponents shooting at air.
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CANIDAE Grain Free Pure Land with Fresh Bison for Dogs
CANIDAE Grain Free Pure Land with Fresh Bison for Dogs
Offered by Kens Fish
Price: $59.95
13 used & new from $53.19

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars cheaper than you think, December 5, 2014
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This is a top-notch dog food and my golden retrieve/poodle mix loves it and is having no digestive issues. The first-named ingredients are all the "good stuff" you'd want your pet to eat. The small/medium-sized kibble is just right for her (she's 50lbs).

This food is cheaper than you think. With quality dog food like this, there are more nutrients in each scoop compared to less expensive dog foods. This means your dog will eat less and feel just as full. This 25lb bag will probably last you as long as a 50lb bag of cheaper dog food because the Canidae doesn't use fillers that pass right through your dog.

I really like that this comes in a strong plastic bag that is sealed air tight. Amazon ships it in a box so you don't have to worry about the bag tearing during transit.


Case Logic Snap-View Folio for iPad 6 with Fstening Cover, Black (CSIE-2139)
Case Logic Snap-View Folio for iPad 6 with Fstening Cover, Black (CSIE-2139)
Price: $24.25
9 used & new from $24.25

3.0 out of 5 stars good quality but not comfortable to hold in portrait mode, December 2, 2014
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This case fits perfectly on my second generation iPad Air (2014). I love that it has a mix of tough plastic on the corners but softer grippier materials elsewhere. This gives your iPad great protection while still making the case feel comfortable in your hands.

The front cover for this case can snap shut which gives you better protection than cases without a snap because you don't have to worry about the cover flipping open and your screen getting scratched.

The cover folds to the back of the iPad and with the snap it forms a fairly stable stand for holding your iPad Air upright when in Landscape mode.

Unfortunately, this case is difficult to hold in portrait mode because the cover flap doesn't fold perfectly flat to the back iPad. This makes it a constant challenge when reading with this case on. For this reason, I could only give the case 3 stars.


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