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Adhesive Sticker Tape for Use in Cell Phone Repair - 2mm Double Sided Tape - also including 1 Pair of Tweezers / ECO-FUSED Microfiber Cleaning Cloth (white)
Adhesive Sticker Tape for Use in Cell Phone Repair - 2mm Double Sided Tape - also including 1 Pair of Tweezers / ECO-FUSED Microfiber Cleaning Cloth (white)
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Price: $6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Did the job, April 10, 2014
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Shipped promptly and did the job as advertised. I used about 5 inches and have enough extra I could repair hundreds of phones with what is left.

Logitech Rechargeable Touchpad T650 with Windows 8 Multi-Touch Navigation - Black
Logitech Rechargeable Touchpad T650 with Windows 8 Multi-Touch Navigation - Black
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Price: $32.99
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4.0 out of 5 stars Hard Surface Required, September 25, 2013
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Plug the touch pad into a Windows 7 PC. Computer immediately recognizes the pad. However, after a minute the pad stops responding until you turn it off and back on. Solution - download the latest software. Fixes that problem.

Next problem - figuring out how to click and drag. This is not in the instructions. As noted by others here on Amazon comments - the feet on the bottom of the touch pad are actually buttons. They must be depressed to activate the click and drag feature. This took me a long time to figure out because there is nothing in the instructions about this. I have placed the touch pad on a large foam 3/8 inch kitchen pad which works as a very large mouse pad. Takes a lot of desktop space but I like the cushion. Unfortunately, it is too soft for use with the touch pad. It requires a hard surface to provide resistance to the button feet.

There are a large number of people on the logitech forum that have requested alternative options for the click and drag such as using three fingers like Apple. It doesn't appear that logitech reads its own community forums.

The touch pad is responsive. There are two things logitech could do to improve the product. One is provide information in the documentation and on their site about how the click and drag works and that it requires a hard surface to work. The other thing they could do is provide a software update that provided an alternative to the hard surface requirement.

The good. The touch pad provides a nice alternative to the mouse for carpel tunnel related pain. The hand is held differently and as a result the stress is different.

Logitech permits six different devices to simultaneously work. So you can have your wireless mouse, touch pad, keyboard, etc, all work simultaneously. The mouse works better for some things such as games and I prefer it for click and drag.

Valley Games - Stronghold Nouvelle Edition Anglaise
Valley Games - Stronghold Nouvelle Edition Anglaise
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality is excellent, September 23, 2013
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The quality and play-ability of the game are excellent? There is a great discussion about the game on where anyone interested in the game should look before buying.

Galaxy S4 Case, Spigen Slim Armor View Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 - SF Smooth Black (SGP10343)
Galaxy S4 Case, Spigen Slim Armor View Case for Samsung Galaxy S4 - SF Smooth Black (SGP10343)
Price: $41.69
14 used & new from $26.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Very nice, August 21, 2013
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Works well, protects the phone, protects the glass. It holds the phone well. I like the window and with the android, I can put whatever I want in the window. Volume, camera, home button all work well even with the case closed. Well made and expect it to last a long time.
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Galaxy S4 Screen Protector, Spigen Clear Steinheil Screen Protector for Galaxy S4 - Retail Packaging - Ultra Oleophobic (SGP10197)
Galaxy S4 Screen Protector, Spigen Clear Steinheil Screen Protector for Galaxy S4 - Retail Packaging - Ultra Oleophobic (SGP10197)
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Price: $13.99

1.0 out of 5 stars didn't work for me, August 21, 2013
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Couldn't get the protector to adhere without bubbles. A tiny squeegee was provided, it scratched the protector. Two protectors were provided. I decided to just trust the gorilla glass and my nice new spigen armor case that does work great.

Peace (Principalities and Powers Series)
Peace (Principalities and Powers Series)
by Jeff Nesbit
Edition: Paperback
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2.0 out of 5 stars Peace with holes, May 7, 2013
There are problems with this book, even if you're an Obama fan.

** Spoiler alert **

Our writer is in awe of Obama and his Chief of Staff; he says so several times. Iran starts enriching uranium. The Israelis nuke a few of the sites. This unleashes the politically frustrated who are unhappy with Israel and the uncompromising support America gives it. This frustration is expressed in the form of 40,000 rockets into Israel, a suicide nuclear attack on an American carrier (which hits but fails to sink the ship), and three dirty bombs being set off in Washington, New York, and Boston, killing thousands and radiating the cities for months (if not years).

While all this is going on, North Korea figures out how to build a doom's-day device that can radiate half the planet. The North Korean military stages a coup and kills their leader because he refuses to detonate the device. The unnamed military officers who had controlled the now-dead leader now control the ignorant son who might someday become the public figurehead of the country.

The solution to the mess - the American president flies uninvited to North Korea to meet with the dead leader's son (who has no power and no influence on the military that is in control). There's a promise to give North Korea a huge amount of food and to help them build a peaceful nuke program. In one page of this book's text, the North Korean problem is solved; a nice little Hollywood solution. How this happens without the involvement of the people in control is not addressed.

The Iran problem is also solved in just a few pages, though it is a multi-step process. 1) Force Israel to give up the southern half of the country plus one of the major Israeli cities, Beersheba, to Palestine; 2) Recognize Palestine as a nation; 3) Give part of Jerusalem to Palestine; 4) Promise to never invade Iran; 5) Help Iran build a civilian nuclear power program; and, 6) Ignore that Iran has nuked a US carrier, set off radioactive bombs in three American cities, and killed thousands of Israelis in a missile barrage. If we do all of this, there can be permanent peace in the Middle East. And, this is made possible because the US has condemned Israel at the UN and urged sanctions against Israel, thus giving America credibility in the Arab world.

The book portrays all of the key American players as Christians who "hear the still, small voice."

It seems that the author wrote an outline, wrote a few pages to flesh out each outline point, then called it a book. We are introduced to dozens of characters. Most get two or three pages then aren't mentioned again. Of the 20 or so that get mentioned frequently, only their actions are really described. There is little in the way of character development. As a result, the book is cold. It is hard to get attached to any one, to care what happens to anyone. This book isn't about people or their motivations. It is the presentation of an idea of how to solve the Middle East problems via the land-for-peace concept with just a bit of story as wrapping. The North Korea stuff is an unnecessary distraction. They are brought in as the experts who gave the Iranians the nukes, the suicide sub that nukes the American carrier, and the missiles that rain on Israel.

So, I have a few problems with the book:

1. The author loves Obama and thinks he and his staff are the smartest group that has ever served. They are daring, able to see the future, and have great solutions that will work as soon as everyone else realizes how brilliant they are.

2. Iran and its proxies are anti-America only because of America's support for Israel. If America will separate itself from Israel and set up a Palestinian nation within what is now Israel, then Iran will stop being a bad actor.

3. Attacks by Iran causing many thousands of deaths can cause America and Israel to beg for peace with Iran and seek no retribution. Yes, Israel wants to nuke Tehran, but Obama flying there to meet with the Iranian leaders stops this and his offer to give half of Israel to set up a Palestinian state makes everything okay. It just took a few Iranian bombs for America and Israel to realize they should have done this before Iran had to resort to violence.

4. The "christianization" of the book by making the decisions the result of the "still, small voice." The guy who started a messaging service that people in Iran and prisoners in North Korean gulags can access via cell phones has a hard time deciding to share what he knows with the government until he talks to his pastor. This is in spite of the fact that he has already shared everything he knows with them.

5. Oh, and the cell phone with three batteries that lasts for a year that guards failed to find when the prisoner was thrown into one of the worst prison camps in the world. Not plausible.

If you overlook these issues, then it is a good book.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Terraforming and bioengineering, February 3, 2013
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This review is from: 2312 (Kindle Edition)
Terraforming the entire solar system. Asteroids are hollowed out and made into shuttles in a rapid transit system between planets and moons. Mercury is the focus. All typical KSR. Faith in the humans ability to control their environment and make any world what everyone wants it to be after an extended debate. All except on earth where there are too many capitalists still in control who oppress and enslave the general population. But in 2312 everything on earth starts getting better because the spacres intervene.

KSR has a few pages that are nothing but lists. A few pages that read more like wikipedia articles. A few pages called random walks that try to replicate the random ideas that someone might think. Each of these lists, extracts, and random walks are very difficult to read. It is tempting to skip reading them but sometimes they have some ideas that relate to why something is the way it is. It is these passages of the book that causes the book to lose stars for me. I appreciate what KSR is doing but there are enough of these pages that it reduces the enjoyment of the read.

If you like the othere KSR books then you will probably like this one. Not a glowing review, I know, but I do enjoy some of the concepts he explores.

Spring Valley - Zinc 50 mg, 200 Ct
Spring Valley - Zinc 50 mg, 200 Ct
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Price: $9.51
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Powder coating, February 12, 2012
I find this brand very hard to swallow. The coating on the pill has a thin powder on it that sticks to my tongue. That makes this a most unpleasant supplement to take.
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The Bronze Horseman
The Bronze Horseman
by Paullina Simons
Edition: Paperback
Price: $13.70
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2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A tragic romance, October 6, 2011
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A romantic tragedy. The writing style reminds me of Tolstoy. A very detailed description of the feelings and emotions and actions of the characters. It takes a bit to get into the writing style but it flows well and I cared about the characters even though some of them a bit too realistic to like.

My complaint with the book is the same as with most romance books. In this case, Tanya one of the main characters, chooses to blame Alexander, the hero, for things she has asked him to do. If a woman treats her white knight the way Tanya does in this book, then she should not be surprised if he walks away. For a real human to read a book like this perpetuates the stereotype that most romances have and which I hate. You can repeatedly abuse the hero and he will keep coming back. He will continue to pursue the woman than rewards his love with demands of proof even though they are abundant.

The other romance stereotype that is bad for healthy relationships is when a man abuses a woman and yet she continues to return to him. That is not present in this book. But Tanya's abuse of Alexander isn't really any different. Yes, they love each other but women don't expect real men to do as Alexander and return again and again to someone that acts as Tanya does.

Other than that major problem it is a wonderful romantic tragedy in true Russian style.

The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, Book Two)
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, Book Two)
by James Dashner
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $13.73
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27 of 38 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The Book of Pain, November 1, 2010
I read the first book. I liked it. The second book bothered me. The author did a good job of finding multiple ways of describing pain. The main character, Thomas, is in pain most of the book and with each page the author is challenged to find a new metaphor to describe the most excruciating pain in a new way. He does fairly well at that. But this book is one endless series of unfortunate miseries after another. The primary reason for having an ensemble travel with the main characters is so the author has a group of people to kill off in random ways. The group is supposed to be survivors because they are the fittest or the smartest but the deaths of so many are so random that it is annoying.

Think of the Lord of the Flies where most of the cast wears red shirts marking them for death in the most miserable and gruesome ways. They wander through the most miserable environment populated by zombies who want their noses.

Ok, I keep reading even though I suspect as I do that I could skip 20 chapters and not miss out on anything. When I reach the end, my suspicion is confirmed. I could have skipped 20 chapters and missed very little. The last 15 chapters or so keep telling us on each page that very soon we will have why these kids are subjected to this miserable torture. Each page promises that the next page will have an explanation. That never happens. Wait for book three.

I do care about the main character. I would like to know who is the traitor. I would like to know who WICKED is and what they hope to accomplish by experiments that would make even Hitler shudder. Do I trust the author to answer those questions in book three? No.

Do I want to go through yet another book of pain in hope that there will be answers?
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