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Safety 1st Boostapak Belt-Positioning Booster Car Seat
Safety 1st Boostapak Belt-Positioning Booster Car Seat
Price: $49.99
11 used & new from $49.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Boostapak is a GREAT product if used correctly., October 21, 2014
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Boostapak is a GREAT product if used correctly. If you have never seen it, this ingenious device is a toddler booster seat that turns into a backpack! This is such a versatile product especially for those of you headed on vacation or to visit family with kids between 40 and 80 lbs! It’s also great for kids who car pool and need a booster in both vehicles! It transforms into a backpack and fits easily into an overhead bin on an airplane. Our son is very small for his age and will need a booster for a long time. He told me that this booster is the coolest one he’s has seen and he is even able to get it set up himself within minutes!

I have very little negative to say about this backpack except that it can get a little heavy if you pack it full of books. It is much easier for a child to carry if they pack it with a few activities and some lighter things such as a stuffy, blanket or neck pillow.


Fire Shut Up in My Bones
Fire Shut Up in My Bones
by Charles M. Blow
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $17.01
61 used & new from $15.57

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fire Shut Up in My Bones is a remarkable twist on the assent to social clout, written with considerable psychological insight!, October 21, 2014
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Columnists at The New York Times are an eminently readable lot, but even at their most righteous or irreverent, there's always something a little bland about their voices because, lets faces it, it’s the New York Times. Can a Times editor deliver something that is readable in book form rather newspaper form. 1 answer…YUP!

Blow, unsurprisingly, delivers his story in a highly readable style, and he renders the life of Gibsland in novelistic detail. His account of fraternity culture at Grambling is harrowing but offers a fascinating glimpse into a world many of his regular readers at The New York Times probably know little about.

Fire Shut Up in My Bones is a remarkable twist on the assent to social clout, written with considerable psychological insight and great honesty about the unhappy motivations that can lurk behind ambition.


Jabra STORM Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black
Jabra STORM Bluetooth Headset - Retail Packaging - Black
Price: $79.99
2 used & new from $74.39

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars It comes down to which design suits your needs. If you need something lite, that you could wear all day, give this a look., October 15, 2014
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Here’s what you get wind sock, one quick start guide, one warranty leaflet and one register paper. The Storm has a slim, sleek and curved design, which is nice. This behind-the-ear wearable technology from Jabra, is pretty thin but comes with buttons discreetly arranged to maintain its stunning look.

The Storm also comes with microPOWER battery technology for longer talk time and a lighter hardware. The curvature part of the Storm is made of silicon rubber, so you can adjust it until you feel comfortable with the position it is in. The Storm is pretty much light; which helps if you where the device for long periods of time.

A tiny flap is located at the spine of the Storm which opens up to reveal a micro USB port for charging. It takes approximately two hours for a full charge. It pairs up to 8 different devices and can pair up to 2 different devices simultaneously.

The Storm adopts Wind-Noise blackout technology. This technology, which filters noise aggressively, giving you undistorted and clear audio when talking. If you find the wind to be really strong, simply put on the windsock for clearer voice calls. Aside from its Noise Blackout™ technology it also gives real quality audio when listening to music – be it from Bluetooth enabled smartphone, laptop, tablet or MP3 player.

You can pair your device with the Storm via NFC and use voice control to make and reject phone calls. This is of course again phone dependent.

To turn on the device, simply flick the switch upwards to switch on the device. The battery indicator and Bluetooth indicator will light up indicating its ready for pairing. A volume control is present on the spine of the Storm as well. However I found it a little annoying when the Storm didn’t fit my ear nicely and it moves around when you adjust the volume. To pair, pick up and reject calls, simply press down on the “answer or reject” button. It is located at the bottom part of where the microphone is located.

Performance wise the Storm is provides pretty clear voice calls and noise cancellation. It pretty much comes down to which design suits you best.

This is device is on the better end of the Bluetooth headsets. Like I said, it pretty much comes down to which design suits your needs. If you need something lite, that you could wear all day, give this a look. It’s very light that you forget you are wearing a headset at all. It could nice into your ear especially with its swivel design speaker that helps you adjust easily depending on what shape of the ear the user has. You can use it on your left or right ear. Just simply rotate the speaker but you will need to play with it a little to get the proper fit. Battery life/talk time is excellent.


Squishable / Smore Plush - 15"
Squishable / Smore Plush - 15"
Offered by Magic Panther, LLC
Price: $42.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Too Cute for Words!, October 11, 2014
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My daughter LOVES this S'more squishable. It's huge! Very soft. Cute as can be.


D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Gigabit Router (DIR-880L)
D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Gigabit Router (DIR-880L)
Offered by Way2Sell
Price: $168.55
55 used & new from $158.31

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars In short, this isn’t a router that will excite router geeks, but it’s not a bad choice for mainstream users., October 10, 2014
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If you’re a DLINK FAN, this D-Link’s DIR-880L is the 802.11ac Wi-Fi router is for you. D-Link is building out an ecosystem of IP cameras, motion sensors, and lighting controls that are super-easy to deploy, thanks to the company’s “zero-config” architecture. This router is also a good choice for if you’re looking for a new router that’s easy to set up and manage, with or without a PC.

I can take you through all the ins and outs the router but lets face it if you’re anything like me, you want to know if it’s fast. It isn’t the fastest 802.11ac router out there for the price point; it will give you the best bang for your buck. Like other routers in this class, this is a dual-band model supporting 802.11b/g/n clients on its 2.4GHz frequency band (802.11n clients at speeds up to 600Mbps) and 802.11a/ac clients on its 5GHz band (802.11ac clients at speeds up to 1300Mbps). Add 600 to 1300 and you get the oh-so-popular AC1900 marketing label. You can also set up a guest network on either or both bands.

The DIR-880L has a low-profile enclosure with three oversized antennas that can be removed and upgraded. LEDs on top indicate the status of its power, Internet connection, 2.4- and 5GHz wireless networks, and USB ports. There’s a USB 3.0 port on the left side, and a USB 2.0 port, a power button, a WAN port, and the usual four-port gigabit Ethernet switch in the back. If you don’t like this router’s desktop footprint, you can hang it on the wall. When we first seen the router the first thing we thought of was Battle Star Galactic.

This router’s firmware provides a relatively basic, consumer-oriented feature set that includes beamforming, VPN support using L2TP over IPSec, and a Quality of Service engine that automatically prioritizes lag-sensitive traffic such as online games, VoIP calls, and video streaming over other data that can tolerate delayed packet deliveries. You can also manually assign higher priority to individual clients.

Advanced configurations such as port forwarding and assigning clients to static routes are supported, but you’re limited to 15 instances in each case. Parental controls are even more limited: You can define schedules for when individual clients—or the router itself—are allowed online, or you can block particular websites. And that's about it.

The DIR-880L is quite easy to set up using a web browser. If you’d prefer to use a tablet or smartphone, D-Link’s QRS Mobile app is available for the Android and iOS operating systems. The router comes preconfigured with a password for its wireless networks, and D-Link helpfully provides a small card with the router’s SSID and password printed on it. The router’s admin user interface is not password protected, but you’re prompted to create one when you use the setup wizard.
Register for D-Link’s free Mydlink service and you can access and manage this router from the cloud. If you find yourself frequently troubleshooting your parents’ home network over the phone, you might want to consider talking them into an upgrade.

The router’s USB ports can share a printer, scanner, or a storage device over your network (any combination of two).
The router is DLNA compatible, but it doesn’t have an iTunes server.

Should you buy one?
If the time has come to upgrade from your aging 802.11n router, the D-Link DIR-880L is a model you should consider—especially if you can’t or don’t want to afford the price premiums that Asus and Linksys are fetching, or if you won’t benefit from the advanced features those routers offer. This router is also a good router to recommend to those friends and family who depend on your for tech support, because its online-management features will make that chore easier.
The DIR-880L doesn’t deliver state-of-the-art performance, but it’s not slow. I think some of its other shortcomings are more important: It has a USB 3.0 port, but D-Link’s SharePort technology doesn’t take full advantage of it. Its parental controls are not very sophisticated, and its port-forwarding and static-route features are limited. It also doesn’t have an iTunes server, although it is DLNA compatible.

In short, this isn’t a router that will excite router geeks, but it’s not a bad choice for mainstream users.
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AKG Y40 Yellow Mini On-Ear Headphone with Remote/Microphone and Detachable Cable, Yellow
AKG Y40 Yellow Mini On-Ear Headphone with Remote/Microphone and Detachable Cable, Yellow
Price: $99.95
4 used & new from $99.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty Good Bang for you buck. If you can’t afford higher-end headphones, give these a look., September 26, 2014
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YESYESYEEEEEEESSSSSSSSS, headphones. Let’s get to it

Sound is very good for the price, sound is very good for the price and comfort is good but your ears will get very warm. This is the nature of on ear headphones. They can get a bit uncomfortable after long periods but fortunately earpieces can be easily moved into a different position so this doesn't become a problem They do seem a bit fra-GEE-LAAY compared to other headphones - so would be inclined to keep them in some kind of protective case

Bottom line these cans are not for audiophile. They are for people who just want some style and a better sounding headphone for their daily commute. The sound was clean; I could feel the bass, though it wasn't overwhelming. The treble and vocals clipped a little bit throughout some songs when played very loud. There was some sound leakage but for the most part they are still crystal clear when played at a decent audio level and provide an expansive range. These come in a variety of color options to fit anyone's lifestyle, and provide a pretty good audio sound without having to pay the full studio price. If you can’t afford higher-end headphones, give these a look.


QualGear  QG-TM-021-BLK Universal Ultra Slim Low Profile Articulating Wall Mounting Kit for most 23-inch to 47-inch and some 55-inch LED TVs, w/ HDMI v1.4 Cable 10 ft and 3-Axis Magnetic Bubble Level
QualGear QG-TM-021-BLK Universal Ultra Slim Low Profile Articulating Wall Mounting Kit for most 23-inch to 47-inch and some 55-inch LED TVs, w/ HDMI v1.4 Cable 10 ft and 3-Axis Magnetic Bubble Level
Offered by eHotCafé
Price: $35.00
4 used & new from $32.88

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Overall excellent product, it looks great on the wall and my son can move my screen wherever he wants to with great ease., September 26, 2014
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When I got the chance to review the product, I jump on it because I was in the market for a new TV mount for my son’s room. He has a 32 inch LCD mounted on the wall but depending on where he is in his room, the mount did not provide enough range of motion.
When I took this out of the box, I thought it was well constructed, welded steel mount. The welds all look and feel solid. The mount is all black with a powder coating...perfect.

Overall excellent product, it looks great on the wall and most important my son can move my screen wherever he wants to with great ease.
You will need a drill, anchors, and a stud finder for this mount. Installation very easily, I’ve installed several of this type in the past so it didn't take long at all to mount the TV on the wall. The package comes with everything else you will need including a miniature level.

1 thing you want to check before getting this mount mounted. The mount allows you to swivel up/down and right/left. Make sure you have enough clearance to swing the mount where it you want it to go. Also, think about where you want the mount to rest when the TV in not in use. Will you want on swung to the right or left and does it need to be centered on a wall. Once you decided where and how your going to use the mount, everything else is easy breezy.


Bell Automotive 22-1-39000-8 Pistol Grip Tire Inflator
Bell Automotive 22-1-39000-8 Pistol Grip Tire Inflator
Price: $20.44

5.0 out of 5 stars Bottom line, when used properly, read the manual, you’ll love this thing, September 25, 2014
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I’ll start this of by saying WHEN USED PROPERLY, this little inflator will work GREAT. This inflator is meant for roadside emergencies, quick air refills if you tire is a little low, perfect for pumping up basketballs, beach balls, inflatable pools, bicycle tires or anything that requires you to blow up by mouth. If you use this inflator for anything else, you will be disappointed.

The inflator has small LED light which can come in handy at night and and great pouch to keep everything in when not in use. It comes with 3 attachments to blow up inflatable toys, balls and car tires.

Bottom line, when used properly, read the manual, you’ll love this thing


DEWALT DWC1KIT-B Brad Nailer and Compressor Combo Kit
DEWALT DWC1KIT-B Brad Nailer and Compressor Combo Kit
Price: $251.41
2 used & new from $249.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The gun never jams, sits the nails just below the surface…GREAT PRODUCT!, September 25, 2014
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This is an excellent HOME project/light project air compressor and brad nailer kit by Dewalt. Build quality is excellent, nice, heavy and solid feeling like you would want an compressor. The compressor comes with a handle, which is quite comfortable and makes the kit a bit more portable.

The compressor is loud, but no louder than other compressors in the same class. What I like about this kit it the compressor fills up a lot quicker than my Campbell Hausfeld compressor, and it feels like a stronger tool. They both do the same thing but the Dewalt just seems better at it. You really can only use this compressor for light duty nail guns, and maybe a framing nailer. Anything more (impact driver) would require a much bigger compressor. The gun never jammed, sits the nails just below the surface…GREAT PRODUCT!

This compressor is that it comes with brass fittings which is awesome! Brass is better because in my experience, they don’t leak air like the zinc fittings. My other compressor has zinc fitting and leak air constantly. The nail gun does have a zinc fitting on it, but I plan to change that to brass.


BSN N.O.-XPLODE - Fruit Punch, 1.22 lb (30 servings)
BSN N.O.-XPLODE - Fruit Punch, 1.22 lb (30 servings)
Price: $29.99
16 used & new from $24.50

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars If your looking for something new or trying to change to a new supplement, give this a try., September 10, 2014
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I've used N.O Xplode since it was first introduce back in the early 2000's. Would only stray away because someone would tell me about the latest greatest pre-workout supplement. But would ALWAYS come back after a week or too. Seems that every time BSN changes the formula, it gets weaker, less intensity, less pump, etc.... If you’re new to the supplement game then I would give this a try. If you’re looking to switch to a new supplement, I would also give this a try.

Smell: It smells like nothing really but I like that. It sits in the tub kinda heavy so there is no problem with it going air born and that also makes dosing easy. Smell is like color and I feel like they are just things added for no reason really and I just want the ingredients anyhow.. 8/10

Mixing Ability: I have to say this stuff is awesome.. If you follow the instructions and gently mix with a utensil this will fall away to nothing and dissolve entirely. No foaming and the powder does not stick to the walls of the glass. 9/10

Drink Ability: Goes down fast and easy. Because of how awesome this stuff mixes and goes down I could drink this stuff before every workout forever. Changing the flavor around would just be a plus. 9/10

Flavor: Flavor is tricky because of how much water you use. It can be mild or intense. Really I think it tastes like an energy drink. Let’s be honest here, you’re not buying this because it’s could taste good. You’re getting this to improve your workouts. 6/10

Living with N.O. Explode: Really depends on the person. I got no jittery effects from it and to me it was clean energy. Was able to do more weight and reps in my workouts. Of course everyone has certain responses to certain things so it all depends on the person but for me I had clean energy. My advice to this would be play with the amount of water you use in the mixture. If you’re not feeling the effects, use less water, if you’re feeling too much than use more water in your mixture. Your going to have to play with the dosage to find your sweet spot.

If your looking for something new or trying to change to a new supplement, give this a try.
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