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iPhone 6 Battery Case, ZuZo Slim External Protective iPhone 6 Battery Case - W/ LIFETIME WARRANTY - iPhone 6 4.7" Battery Case with Built-in Kickstand - Lightning Connector Input / Output [Updated 2015 Version] (Black)
iPhone 6 Battery Case, ZuZo Slim External Protective iPhone 6 Battery Case - W/ LIFETIME WARRANTY - iPhone 6 4.7" Battery Case with Built-in Kickstand - Lightning Connector Input / Output [Updated 2015 Version] (Black)
Offered by ZuZo
Price: $27.95
8 used & new from $21.75

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great case EXCEPT for no Lightning data transfer, February 7, 2015
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Pros:
Feels great in the hand: velvety rubber coating is solid, not squishy. The "bulk" actually turns the awkwardly skinny 6 into something with reasonable dimensions. The phone is a better size with the case than without.

Lightning charging port means no need for an awkward microUSB cord. As far as I know, this Zuzo Power Bank is the only such iPhone 6 battery case with a female Lightning port. Apple won't allow MFi participants include such ports for reasons I cannot imagine.

Fits phone like a glove.

Cons:
NO DATA TRANSFER THROUGH THE EXTERNAL LIGHTNING PORT. That exclusive Lightning port is good for power only. No data or music can pass through it. So there's no wired syncing through it, and no setting it on a docking speaker (clock radio, etc.). Truly unfortunate. The people at Mophie assure me that data transfer is a go through their microUSB ported, MFi-approved battery cases. But then I'd need a microUSB cord. Also unfortunate.

No discernible lip on the frame extending above the phone's glass screen. Half a millimeter would have been nice for screen protection.


SanDisk Extreme 64GB SDXC UHS-1 Flash Memory Card Speed Up To 45MB/s- SDSDX-064G-X46 (Label May Change) [Old Version]
SanDisk Extreme 64GB SDXC UHS-1 Flash Memory Card Speed Up To 45MB/s- SDSDX-064G-X46 (Label May Change) [Old Version]
Offered by Ace Electronic Store
Price: $46.50
21 used & new from $30.85

5.0 out of 5 stars Another Solid SanDisk, August 23, 2014
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Performed like a champ during a month-long African photo safari. I've been using flash memory cards for over a decade and SanDisk has never let me down. Other brands have.


Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Security Camera
Dropcam Pro Wi-Fi Wireless Video Monitoring Security Camera
Offered by Little Deals
Price: $191.75
56 used & new from $175.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Wel-designed and implemented, August 23, 2014
This thing's a lot of fun. Was able to keep tabs on pets while I was half world away. The whole thing is well thought out. Speaker and microphone, IR lamp for lighting up a dark room. And the option for recording service.


WrightSock Mens Coolmesh II Crew, Black, X-Large
WrightSock Mens Coolmesh II Crew, Black, X-Large
Price: $9.15
6 used & new from $8.53

4.0 out of 5 stars Good socks, August 23, 2014
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Worked out well on a long trip. Wish they were a bit quicker to dry after a sink wash.


Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon vynil car sticker 5" x 4"
Pink Floyd Dark Side of the Moon vynil car sticker 5" x 4"
Offered by Sticker Magic Direct
Price: $3.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Treat it with care, August 23, 2014
Probably OK if it's in a safe place. I put mine on a hard-shell suitcase and it didn't hold up to the rigors of baggage handling.


Tamron AFA011N700 SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD Zoom Lens for Nikon(Full-Frame) Cameras
Tamron AFA011N700 SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD Zoom Lens for Nikon(Full-Frame) Cameras
Offered by WholeSaleAV
Price: $1,045.99
29 used & new from $884.48

27 of 27 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Game changer, August 23, 2014
I used this lens handheld on a month-long African photo safari. I was concerned that Tamron wouldn't deliver the quality, but I was wrong. When they label a lens as SP, they really do mean Superior Performance. Image quality is excellent and the auto-focus was quick and spot-on. If you want to do better, be prepared to pony up about ten times the price. And be ready to haul some serious weight with considerable bulk.

The AF did freeze rarely (once a week when I was shooting 1000 images/day). The hiccup was remedied quickly and on the spot.

This is a great lens and as yet, Tamron can't make them fast enough. (I shoot a Nikon D800E and all my other lenses are top-shelf Nikkors or Zeiss.)
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Gravitas CD/DVD
Gravitas CD/DVD
Price: $14.88
52 used & new from $8.60

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Second best of regroup, April 15, 2014
This review is from: Gravitas CD/DVD (Audio CD)
…although "Original Asia" isn't quite what it used to be. Clearly Steve Howe left on good terms as his friend, Roger Dean, continues to supply the artwork.

In any case, I'll keep it quick:
1. Omega
2. Gravitas (Coulson's a different guitar player, but there's only one Howe--so we knew that going in)
3. Phoenix
4. XXX

Harmonies, synths, guitars, drums. It's Asia.

If anyone can explain the point of the Valkyrie video, please do. I fear someone got paid to make make it.


Eyefi Mobi 16GB Class 10 Wi-Fi SDHC Card with 90-day Eyefi Cloud Service (Mobi-16)
Eyefi Mobi 16GB Class 10 Wi-Fi SDHC Card with 90-day Eyefi Cloud Service (Mobi-16)
Price: $59.99
87 used & new from $54.84

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Share "real camera" photos through smartphone, September 1, 2013
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Share "real camera" photos to Facebook or Messaging through smartphone.

It may be a while before smartphone cameras qualify as real cameras, especially to enthusiasts who are fond of using high-end gear: big boy cameras with massive lenses and filters, mounted on tripods, allowing long exposures, etc.

But the big boy cameras don't connect to the online world from out in the field.

This card will kick out shareable-resolution images to your smartphone while recording full-res images to the card.


ZGR-2a, Wireless GPS Unit and Timer Remote Controller works with Nikon Cameras and iPhone
ZGR-2a, Wireless GPS Unit and Timer Remote Controller works with Nikon Cameras and iPhone

4.0 out of 5 stars OK wireless remote, but not built to last, July 5, 2013
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
I bought this for it's ability to add GPS (from the iOS device) to the photo's EXIF data set.

Then discovered it's really a highly functional wireless remote.

As far as the GPS goes, it's only as knowledgable as your iOS device.

I don't worry about the design; take it off when not in use!

UPDATE 1: After several field shoots, the unit failed to connect to the smartphone via Bluetooth. With the unit plugged into my Nikon D800E and my iPhone 4S's Bluetooth on, the phone was unable to link to the unit, regardless of proximity.

I love the idea, but if it's only good for a few shoots the fails, I cannot recommend it.

UPDATE 2: Zesty sent me a replacement and it's worked well so far, but I haven't yet had the chance to really test it in the field. I'm bumping the rating up a star for the manufacturer standing behind their product. And I really do love the functionality: GPS input and wireless remote via iPhone. I'm hoping the replacement will last.


V4INK Remanufactured Toner Cartridge Replacement for HP CE251A ( Black,Cyan,Magenta,Yellow , 4-Pack )
V4INK Remanufactured Toner Cartridge Replacement for HP CE251A ( Black,Cyan,Magenta,Yellow , 4-Pack )
Offered by Speedy Inks
Price: $101.75
20 used & new from $100.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars "greattoners" (Compatible / Go 4 Supply) shipped wrong toner, December 2, 2011
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
Stay away from this seller. I ordered this product for my HP 3525, but received a cheaper toner set for the HP 1525. That is, smaller, incompatible toner cartridges made for smaller printers. So here I sit with my 3525 unable to print because the magenta is completely gone. Unless you're keen to chase down incompetence (or worse), try another seller.

Greattoners / Compatible / Go 4 Supply appears unable to correctly ship what it eagerly accepts payment for. The vendor name confusion appears to be intended to keep purchasers unaware of who's ultimately responsible for the shipped product. Why Amazon partners with a Marketplace Seller like this is beyond me.
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