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The Golf Club: Collector's Edition - PlayStation 4
The Golf Club: Collector's Edition - PlayStation 4
Offered by Awesome Fun Time
Price: $17.60
106 used & new from $17.39

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Almost the best golf game, January 9, 2016

- Tons of courses
- No lame crowd models clapping at everything driving you insane
- Peaceful atmosphere with insect/animal ambiance
- No commercialism
- Variety of themes and weather effects


- Screen tearing on a CONSOLE game
- Vsync option on a CONSOLE game (which doesn't help at all)
- Lack of tutorials especially the create a course, unless you search online
- No practice modes for putting/driving unless you make your own which doesn't really count
- No unlockables (clubs/clothes/character skills)
- Golfers make no noise at all making them lifeless
- You can place golf buggies but you can't use them
- The screen tearing again. This will happen all the time everytime you move
- Needs a 3 click hit alternative

If they fixed the screen tearing and gave an additional hitting method I'd be very happy. I've NEVER seen screen tearing this bad on a console game especially the PS4, its like a terrible PC port

Transcend 128GB JetDrive Lite 330 Storage Expansion Card for 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display (TS128GJDL330)
Transcend 128GB JetDrive Lite 330 Storage Expansion Card for 13-Inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display (TS128GJDL330)
Price: $65.99
112 used & new from $51.10

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great except when you need to remove it, October 15, 2014
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It'd be nice if Transcend took an idea from Nifty Drive and redesign their expansion card to be removed with a special tool rather than relying on people to have fingernails long enough to grip the edges & wiggle it out somehow. Even though I've got fingernails that are long-ish I can't grip it! There's nothing to grip! You'd be better off using a vacuum cleaner or blutac attached to something & pull it out that way. Or you could try glueing your finger to it (not recommended)

Luckily I doubt I'll need to remove it for quite a while but it'd be cool if I could pull it out when I need to when I've got photos on my camera but can't find the data transfer cable for it because I've got 100s of cables that look exactly the same yet slightly different because there is no standard data cable!

Anyway the transfer speeds are solid. Not quite as advertised but close (within 10mb/s) and I didn't have to do anything to make it work on my mid 2014 Retina. If you download the software it'll auto-dismount and remount during sleep, saving precious battery life! Good for storing documents/movies/music/photos, not much else but that's all I needed it for

CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide (3rd Edition)
CCNA Routing and Switching Portable Command Guide (3rd Edition)
by Scott Empson
Edition: Paperback
Price: $19.96
110 used & new from $11.89

4.0 out of 5 stars Great but lacks a crucial index, July 13, 2014
Lots of useful commands and examples of how to do each chapter but without an index you really need to know where to look through the chapters. Knowing that you need to assign encapsulation commands isn't enough to guide you to the appropriate page number, an index could've been made so easily too - I feel like I'll be using the journal entry pages to create my own index :/

However this is still a recommended book and its probably the only decent command book available, will definitely save a lot of time vs creating your own ongoing notepad file (like I did) with a list of commands which may seem sufficient until you realise you don't know what the command actually means/does or how to utilise it properly

AKG K 240 Semi-Open Studio Headphones
AKG K 240 Semi-Open Studio Headphones
Price: $58.00
162 used & new from $37.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Insanely comfortable & great warm audio quality!, April 4, 2014
Here's my problem, I have specific requirements for headphones. I've got a narrow, yet tall head with large ears and I wear glasses. Finding headphones that fit is hard! All wing pad headphones are out, far too wide and then there's headphones with too much clamping force which felt like they were going to bend the frames of my glasses.

Initially I bought a pair of AKG K99's and was quite content on them after trying them out instore. However upon taking them home I found the build quality extremely cheap with pads that started showing more & more creases due to the frames of my glasses and I'd only worn them for a couple of hours! Plus I could only wear them in short bursts before my ears got sore (probably too big for them) and the audio quality was flat, uninteresting & couldn't handle high frequencies at all

So I took them back and swapped it for the K240s which were almost twice the price but was a worthy investment. Not only are they lightweight & insanely comfortable (you can barely tell you're wearing them!) but the audio quality is great too! Its a pleasant warm tone with clarity making them great for pretty much everything unless you want lots of bass. Its a semi-open design which I like vs closed pads as I don't want to listen to every single internal sound the human body makes especially while eating/drinking. The cord is detachable which is a very nice feature, seems strange that many headphones don't have this feature as the cord is literally the life of the headphones! The earpads are replaceable too making this a very futureproof set of headphones.

It sounds silly but I almost want to buy another pair of these headphones because they're just that great! And I don't want to be in a future without them

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration: Lab Manual (Microsoft Official Academic Course Series, Exam 70-640)
Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration: Lab Manual (Microsoft Official Academic Course Series, Exam 70-640)
by Microsoft Official Academic Course
Edition: Paperback
Price: $41.46
90 used & new from $0.01

1.0 out of 5 stars Far too many typos for anyone wanting to do it by themselves, February 28, 2014
While you're doing the Labs you'll encounter many typos, whilst some has been fixed in this revised (yet still old) edition you'll encounter the creation of studentyy & childyystudentyy users in Lab2. From what my lecturer has told me studentyy is supposed to be in RWDCyy but then why is studentyy constantly referred to as the domainxx.local instead of childyy.domainxx.local? Also in further labs after that only childyystudentyy is mentioned and disregards studentyy completely after mentioning it once

The instructions occasionally completely gloss over parts of a role installation process or don't tell you how to access domainxx when you're logged in via RWDCyy where you can only see the child domain despite having domainxx admin access. If the proofreaders actually bothered to get someone to repeat these instructions they'd no doubt be constantly phoning for tech support

Its a shame but this book contains too many errors to this day 6 years later when it should've been immediately recalled & fixed & refunded. Unfortunately you'll probably be forced to buy this book anyway so you'll have no choice in the matter

I think my new goal in life is not to become a network admin but instead a proofreader to ensure nobody ever has to deal with this kind of drama again

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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Extremely comfortable shoe with extremely poor durability!, January 14, 2014
Only worn these shoes for a SINGLE day and its already showing signs of wear, lots of peeling & cracks despite using it for a 2 hour walk on a footpath! Totally not what I expected from Nike and its one of those shoes that likes to gather up all the small rocks & twigs and stick themselves in the soles that make it almost impossible to get out of without damaging the soles even further

Very unfortunate as these shoes are easily the most comfortable shoes I've ever had yet despite the term "running shoes" its not ideal for the outdoors at all even at walking speed! Oh yeah and the sizing is completely wrong, you need to order an entire size up from your usual and the shoe's very narrow (narrow being the good part for my narrow feet). Someone please turn the clock back 20 years ago when Nike actually meant quality...

And before anyone asks, yes, I purchased the Nike shoes through an authorised dealer

Herman Miller Aeron Tilt Limiter Task Chair, Adjustable Vinyl Arms, Graphite Frame / Carbon Classic Pellicle, Size B (Medium)
Herman Miller Aeron Tilt Limiter Task Chair, Adjustable Vinyl Arms, Graphite Frame / Carbon Classic Pellicle, Size B (Medium)
Offered by OfficeDesigns
Price: $939.00
15 used & new from $618.00

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome chair, almost worth every dollar!, July 2, 2013
Received this chair today, previously all the $100-200 chairs I had would only last a couple of years before the padding gave out and gave me a severely sore back. Never really thought about investing in a much more expensive chair, I figured aside from padding it wouldn't improve on posture! Oh how wrong I was..

A couple of days before I purchased this I pondered about getting an Ergohuman v2 with leather finishings but as the price crept up I still wasn't sold on the visual appeal - bulky, too technical & too much chrome. Then I saw this! Visually its stunning and blends into any environment including my own room.

The adjustments are all very nice although unless I'm doing something wrong the recline feature doesn't really work on mine. I've pulled the lever up & down and whilst there's an obvious mechanism sound its very hard to recline without excessive force which doesn't feel natural at all! Either my pre-assembled chair has something wrong with it or I need to find a better tutorial

The arm rests were a surprise, initially I figured it was hard plastic but there's a bit of cushioning in it - hard yet doesn't give out pain and avoids your arms from slacking off on pillows. The pivot function is ideal for typing too especially if you're typing on an Apple Wireless keyboard which is half the size of a standard one.

As someone who's just over 6'0 (thin build) I kinda wish I went for Size C as my legs are quite long and about 7cm short from reaching the back of my knees from the edge of the seat which means that my legs don't get much support/rest. Its quite a trivial matter though, a bigger chair may be worse given my thin build and the position of my arms as Size C is also wider.

The mesh doesn't provide any warmth, as advertised the body heat virtually disappears so during winter its quite cold! The material is comfortable though, kinda like an ergonomic hammock and my lower back feels a lot better than it did this afternoon before I received it.

Yes, the pricetag is high but consider the 12 year warranty and the cost for many chiro appointments with a common complaint of a sore back! Health overwrites cost in the end

Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone
Audio-Technica ATR2100-USB Cardioid Dynamic USB/XLR Microphone
Price: $79.00
38 used & new from $67.15

4.0 out of 5 stars Awesome quality for the price!, June 11, 2013
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Honestly, I didn't think there'd be such an improvement from a basic (yet portable) $15 Logitech USB mic to a $35 mic. Without a doubt this is the kind of quality you'd probably find in a $150 mic, it has that very distinctive sound that you'd normally hear on the radio - soothing and soft with clarity yet has the right amount of punch, there is some minor popping but could be remedied with a cheap windsock

It comes with microphone holder, stand, XLR & USB cable this set represent excellent value for money. It also has a volume dial at the base - simply hold it one way or the other to increase/decrease volume. Despite the mic having an on/off switch if its powered by USB the light stays on despite the microphone being set to off which is quite irritating when not in use yet want to keep it plugged in. I also recommend changing the quality from CD to DVD quality as CD is VERY quiet and will barely register your voice

One reason to take 1 star off is the lack of the various stand adjustment - the legs are either standing at 45 degree angles or they're folded inwards (no custom angles!). If you want the mic to be situated higher all you can do is adjust the angle of the microphone holder or shift the mic further up the holder which wouldn't be good for stability. Its a very minor criticism yet since its a dynamic microphone it does require your mouth to be pretty close to register at a suitable volume

CAD Audio MH310 Closed-Back Studio Headphones
CAD Audio MH310 Closed-Back Studio Headphones
Offered by My Happy Home LLC
Price: $58.73
7 used & new from $58.73

19 of 19 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Possibly the most clear & accurate headphones!, June 9, 2013
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Wasn't so certain from the reviews, accurate sound with clarity for a low price from a brand I've never heard of? The packaging resembled something you'd find in a $2 shop but once I put them on and started listening I was surprised!

Audio is extremely accurate and shows any defects immediately, there's a massive difference between good quality and excellent quality audio and you don't need an expensive hifi system to realise that. Noise isolation is pretty good, so good that I doubt many would want to use this in combination with podcasting as when you talk your voice sounds like its inside your head. Ear padding is also nice and thick with a quality feeling and avoids that crumpled cheap looking stuff you'd normally find in other $50-120 headphones. The cable is nice and thick too, unlikely to break from rolling over it with a computer chair 1000 times and has a gold connector with 2 various inputs. To reveal the traditional 3.5mm jack you just unscrew the stereo one - its not in separate packaging.

However there's a few down points to an otherwise great pair of headphones. First off, the looks: the cans on these are massive and stick out a lot which is not good for a narrow shaped head like mine + they're hardly fashionable either for outdoor wear. Secondly, there are VERY tight on the head which can make them uncomfortable after 30min and if you rest them on your neck it'll form a choking position so when you're not listening to anything you'll want to take them off. Thirdly, they're restrictive for natural movement - if you turn your head these will not turn with you and force your head into an uncomfortable locked position.

Its a shame that natural movements or having a normal/small sized head seem to be disadvantages for a pair of HEADphones! But anyway, if you can look past these flaws and figure out a way to stretch them out then its pleasure on the ears and a must for anyone who's serious about audio quality whilst on a budget
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Griffin Technology - Elan Frame, Graphite, Ice for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S
Griffin Technology - Elan Frame, Graphite, Ice for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S
Offered by 24hrs Deals
Price: $4.96
7 used & new from $0.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Looks good yet requires taking off screen protectors, January 5, 2013
Besides the screen protector removal issue the Elan Frame in clear/white looks pretty stylish & gives it some added visibility. The case itself feels nice & solid with a hard plastic but I somewhat doubt the quality of the white material as I suspect that over time it'll change colour or perhaps peel off - I haven't owned it long enough to confirm yet its a possibility

Aside from that I suspect it'll last much longer than my cheapo plastic bumpers which wore out every couple of months! For under $10 its worth it although I'd consider potential buyers to look into the Elan Form Graphite instead for a rear backplate

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