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IOGear 2 Port USB 2.0 Printer Auto Sharing Switch (Tri-Lingual Packaging) GUB211W6 (Black)
IOGear 2 Port USB 2.0 Printer Auto Sharing Switch (Tri-Lingual Packaging) GUB211W6 (Black)
Offered by Urban Inspirations
Price: CDN$ 36.34
3 used & new from CDN$ 36.34

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Not reliable, returned it, Oct. 23 2011
Don't buy this thing. It doesn't really switch between devices. I had a network storage capable of printing via usb and a computer. This switch couldn't switch back to the computer once I printed something with the NAS. Returned it. Two stars because may work for two computers for other lucky situations.

Battpitt™ Laptop / Notebook Battery Replacement for Toshiba PA3465U-1BAS (6600 mAh) (Ship From Canada)
Battpitt™ Laptop / Notebook Battery Replacement for Toshiba PA3465U-1BAS (6600 mAh) (Ship From Canada)
Offered by BattPit
Price: CDN$ 61.49

4.0 out of 5 stars Valid product, hasn't failed yet., Oct. 23 2011
This battery worked fine from the first moment. Had it from some weeks now and never had a problem. The laptop has his original autonomy of 1.5-2 hours (without too much load). I am giving 4 stars because I have no clue yet when it will die, in 6 months or 36 months.

Sex At Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
Sex At Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality
by Christopher Ryan
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 20.05
31 used & new from CDN$ 13.43

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good book., June 22 2011
One of the best books I've read recently. Focused on each point and with good arguments and counter-arguments. It is quite easy to read. A few weeks after finishing this book I started another (The most dangerous animal). Then I understood it was not a chance that Sex at Dawn was such appealing. And that is the reason Sex at Dawn is one of the few non-technical books I've managed to finish. Most of the others just write for writing. Sex at Dawn writes because it needs to point something. And for this reason it doesn't loose the rhythm paragraph after paragraph, chapter after chapter.

Introducing Autodesk 3ds Max 2011
Introducing Autodesk 3ds Max 2011
by Dariush Derakhshani
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 37.79
15 used & new from CDN$ 3.99

2.0 out of 5 stars Simple but, but not focused on the software., June 22 2011
The book is badly structured. It is not focused on the software and the authors expressively accept this at some point (they say you need to learn how to do things independently of the software anyway). For this reason, chapters are made of examples that show where to click without previously explaining what that button or that option do. You end up doing things blindly, only to understand later that something you did before was important. There is no overview of the tools being used, just click here and click there. If you want to go back and look how was something done, there is no way other then parsing the example in search of what you need.

It is not good to start learning 3DS Max systematically. And it is not worth all those pages filled with click here and click there. The first part of the book contains a lot of paragraphs of how you should feel as a person, that you have to work hard, that you can't know everything, etc. On my eyes, this book could be 25% shorter if this kind of morality is skipped and the examples are restructured. After all, the reader need first to know the functionality and then how it is applied in examples. You cannot learn everything on examples, since you have no structure in your mind. This book deserves 2 stars, but I didn't find a better option out there. From a first exploration it seemed simple. Only after reading it I discovered it doesn't teach you well enough coz I was forgetting everything pretty fast. :)

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