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SINOBAND® S100 Ultra-thin and Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, 9.9 Ounces Light Weight Can be Put Into Your Pocket, Full Aluminum Enclosure with Stylish Design, Central Bellows Type Bass Cavity Deliver Clear and Lossless Sound
SINOBAND® S100 Ultra-thin and Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, 9.9 Ounces Light Weight Can be Put Into Your Pocket, Full Aluminum Enclosure with Stylish Design, Central Bellows Type Bass Cavity Deliver Clear and Lossless Sound
Offered by XDOBO INC.
Price: Click here to see our price
2 used & new from CDN$ 73.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Remarkable, July 5 2015
I have tested around 10 portable bluetooth speakers in the past year, and this is clearly the best both in terms of phenomenal sound quality, and good look.

Appearance - it oozes quality from the packaging, which has a great attention to detail, to the device itself, with the brushed aluminium finish and the chromed woofer.

Functionality - bluetooth connection is straightforward, and once connect it stays connected. I tested it the device separation up to 6 meters with no problems at all. It includes wired connect, which means it will work with non-bluetooth devices, such as iPods, and also can save you a little bit of battery life on your smartphone. Everything just works. The controls are simple and are well explained in the tiny manual.

Sounds quality - it is remarkable. Really. It is the bass cavity that makes this speaker - many bluetooth speakers suffer from flat sound, and even the good ones struggle with bass, but this tiny miracle gives you the full range. Obviously it is not as good as a proper speaker, and never will be, but it produces sound quality that simply should not be possible in a unit so small. You can place your finger on the bass and feel it vibrating, which my children really liked (and that turned into a mini science lesson on what sound is).

Extras - there is a TF card slot, which the unit auto-detects. I have not tested it. Note that TF is the same as microSD.

Verdict: great quality from the moment you open the shipping carton. Easily the best sound I have heard from a portable bluetooth speaker

Disclosure: I was sent this item free of charge in exchange for an honest review, which this is

52 mm 52mm 0.45x Wide Angle and Macro Lens + Black Lens Pouch for Nikon LF36
52 mm 52mm 0.45x Wide Angle and Macro Lens + Black Lens Pouch for Nikon LF36
Offered by XCSOURCE-CA
Price: CDN$ 27.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value, June 15 2015
This combined wide angle & macro lens is a cost way of expanding your DSLR capabilities and testing out a few new skill. If you really get into it, you will probably upgrade at some point to more expensive individual wide angle and macro lenses, but for me, with only a modest interest in photography (and too little spare time) this is ideal.

I have attached four photos to this review: the first pair is without and without he wide angle attachment; second pair is with and without the macro lens. The wide angle isn't tranformative, but it widens the angle (um, obviously) and there are situations where this is a big plus. The macro lens clearly does have wow factor and allowed me to take what would otherwise be an impossible shot.

My kit is a Nikon D7000 with a 1.4G prime lens. All shots were taken in auto mode, and for the macro shot I used manual focus. A better photogrpaher than me could probably do a lot better job of showing these off! The lenses have clean threads and I have no trouble screwing on and off.

I'm looking forward to playing around with these a little more, and to be able to do this without an expensive investment in specialist lenses is just excellent.

Verdict: a low-cost entry into wide angle and macro photography that fits existing lenses. Excellent value.

Disclosure: I was sent this item free of charge in exchange for an honest review, which this is.

XCSOURCE® [Excellent School/Travel Kit] Super Phone 3in1 Camera Kit Lens + Selfie Stick with Wireless Remote + Tripod for iPhone 4s 5 5c 5s 6 6 Plus Samsung Galaxy S2 S3 S4 S5 Note 2 3 HTC Sony LG DC543
XCSOURCE® [Excellent School/Travel Kit] Super Phone 3in1 Camera Kit Lens + Selfie Stick with Wireless Remote + Tripod for iPhone 4s 5 5c 5s 6 6 Plus Samsung Galaxy S2 S3 S4 S5 Note 2 3 HTC Sony LG DC543
Offered by XCSOURCE-CA
Price: CDN$ 27.98
2 used & new from CDN$ 27.98

5.0 out of 5 stars Incredible value, May 30 2015
I can only add to the recent reviews in saying that this is an excellent set for the money.

First off, I have recently browsed for smartphone lenses, tripods and selfie sticks separately. This set has all three for the price on just one. That is serious value.

The tripod is perfect for my requirements - taking product photos and videos for my reviews with my shaky hands running everything.

The selfie stick has been grabbed by my daughter, who has been asking for one. The remote shutter works fine.

The lenses are a mixed bag - the fisheye and macro are excellent, but the wide angle is impractical.

Wide angle: see the photos of the horizon with and without the lens. As you can see, the angle is wider, but not without distortion, but more importantly the lens is not big enough for a clear shot.

The macro is wonderful. See the shots of the beads with and without. In both shots I went in as far as autofocus (using a Samsung S4) would allow. A massive difference.

Finally the fisheye, using the beads again, plus one of my dog. A lovely effect and probably the lens I will use most.

The lens mount clips on to both my smartphone and tablet with no trouble and the lenses screw in easily.

A couple is cosmetic points:
- the packaging is basic; good enough for transit, but you will want to repackage this if it is a gift
- the wide and macro lenses are screwed together and I thought one was missing even after looking twice
- a single phone mount is used for both the selfie stick and the tripod: I'd have preferred two for easier switching

Verdict: this set isn't perfect but the incredible value makes up for that, and the trips, selfie stick and two of the lenses will get plenty of use.

Four stars for content, but five for value.

Disclosure: I was given this product in exchange for an honest review, which this is. Bottom line: I would recommend this set to friends and family.

Ruban lumineux de 5m avec 300 LED SMD 3528 blanc chaud bande adhésive alimentation 12V éclairage flexible LD167
Ruban lumineux de 5m avec 300 LED SMD 3528 blanc chaud bande adhésive alimentation 12V éclairage flexible LD167

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent LED strip lighting, April 10 2015
This is a very impressive 5 metre strip of LED lights, which incredibly runs off 12 volts making it ideal for caravans and cars. There are 300 LED lights in total, at 60 per metre, which gives plenty of light and the colour is a warm white.

Bear in mind that it does not come with an adapter, and is not waterproof but I have used it outside without any problems.

Excellent value.

Inateck Portable Hi-Fi Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker Enhanced Bass Boost with 15 Hour Rechargeable Battery
Inateck Portable Hi-Fi Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker Enhanced Bass Boost with 15 Hour Rechargeable Battery
Offered by InateckOfficial
Price: CDN$ 119.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars Quality, March 31 2015
You might well be unaware of the Inateck brand, but I have tested a few of their items and have been very impressed with their quality.

This speaker is no exception. It is a well built, good looking and is technically very sound. As with all bluetooth speakers of this size, you are never going to fill a church hall with it and it is important to manage you expectations. What you do get is good, clear sound, which is ideal for home use.

From a practical point, you are running completely wireless, with the in-built rechargeable battery giving you the power and bluetooth connectivity to your music source, typically a smartphone or tablet. This puts music in places where cables aren't available or would be inconvenient, such as a window sill, dining table or bathroom.

The sound is surprisingly good, given the size of the speaker and its weight. It is rated at 3W per channel, which sounds about right, and gives clear sound across the full range, only distorting at its very loudest. In outdoor use it suffers badly on a windy day, but when conditions are still it projected reasonably well.

Bluetooth pairing is straightforward and once connected it doesn't drop even when you move around the house. In a continuous test I get 9 hours out of the battery.

Verdict: a very good quality bluetooth speaker, that will provide cable-free sound wherever you need it, but at its best indoors.

Disclosure: I was sent this item to test by the manufacturer, but this review is my unbiased opinion.

XCSOURCE® RGB Top LED Bulb Spot Light Changing Lamp 16 Colors 5W GU10 + 24 Key Remote Controller For Home Part Decoration LD236
XCSOURCE® RGB Top LED Bulb Spot Light Changing Lamp 16 Colors 5W GU10 + 24 Key Remote Controller For Home Part Decoration LD236
Offered by XCSOURCE-CA
Price: CDN$ 16.99
2 used & new from CDN$ 13.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Multi-coloured light, March 26 2015
This LED spot light does exactly what is claims, giving 15 different colours controllable remotely. The colours are okay; none of them individually are perfect, but 15 okay colours makes for a pretty compelling light overall.

The fitting is a standard GU10 and I had no trouble getting it in place. The remote control can also turn off and on, but naturally that only works if the light itself, or rather the light switch, is on.

The lighting cannot be controlled digitally, so if you fitted a wifi controllable light socket, you would still need to use the 'manual' remote control to switch colours.

Overall: a good multi-colour low energy LED bulb. Ideal for mood lighting, or a child's bedroom.

XCSOURCE® 5M 300 LED Strip Light 3528 SMD Warm White Ribbon Tape 12V Flexible Lamp LD167
XCSOURCE® 5M 300 LED Strip Light 3528 SMD Warm White Ribbon Tape 12V Flexible Lamp LD167
Offered by XCSOURCE-CA
Price: CDN$ 17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent value., March 21 2015
This is a very impressive 5 metre strip of LED lights, which incredibly runs off 12 volts making it ideal for trailers and RV's. There are 300 LED lights in total, at 60 per meter, which gives plenty of light and the colour is a warm white.

Bear in mind that it does not come with an adapter, and is not waterproof but I have used it outside without any problems.

Excellent value.

XCSOURCE Complete Square Filter Kits-ND2 ND4 ND8 Filter,G.ND2,G.ND4,G.ND8 Filters ,Graduated Blue/Orange/Red/Green/Yellow & Purple Filer + 49/52/55/58/62/67/72/77/82MM Ring Adater + 2 PCS Filter Holder +2 PCS Lens Hood +3 Cleaning Cloth LF142
XCSOURCE Complete Square Filter Kits-ND2 ND4 ND8 Filter,G.ND2,G.ND4,G.ND8 Filters ,Graduated Blue/Orange/Red/Green/Yellow & Purple Filer + 49/52/55/58/62/67/72/77/82MM Ring Adater + 2 PCS Filter Holder +2 PCS Lens Hood +3 Cleaning Cloth LF142
Offered by XCSOURCE-CA
Price: CDN$ 45.99
2 used & new from CDN$ 45.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Save a fortune, March 14 2015
Interested in experimenting with filters? Don't know if there is any long term mileage in the idea? No idea which filter to start with?

Then this wonderful introductory set is for you. Everything you could need to get up and running with filters in one set.

I don't use my camera often, so investing over £100 in a single filter was simply not an option. Now I am experimenting with the full range, and once once I figure out what works for me I will probably trade up a couple of specific filters.

Highly recommended for filter virgins

FRiEQ® Waterproof Camera Float - Floating Camera Wrist Strap for Your Underwater Camera - Compatible with GoPro, Panasonic Lumix, Canon PowerShot D20, Marine Binoculars, Camcorders and Other Multiple Small Waterproof Devices (2-Pack)
FRiEQ® Waterproof Camera Float - Floating Camera Wrist Strap for Your Underwater Camera - Compatible with GoPro, Panasonic Lumix, Canon PowerShot D20, Marine Binoculars, Camcorders and Other Multiple Small Waterproof Devices (2-Pack)
Offered by T.M. Enterprise
Price: CDN$ 36.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, March 11 2015
Well this was just waiting to be invented! A safety float for your camera or smartphone, which pairs beautifully with the wonderful FRiEQ waterproof pouch to keep you tooled up when on the water.

Good for up to 200g of load, and very bright yellow to catch your eye, this is item delivers everything it promises.

Five stars.

FRiEQ® Floating Waterproof Cell Phone Carrying Cases for Apple iPhone 6, 5s, 5, Galaxy S5, S4 S3, HTC One, Galaxy Note 3, MP3 Player - IPX8 Certified to 100 Feet (Rainbow)
FRiEQ® Floating Waterproof Cell Phone Carrying Cases for Apple iPhone 6, 5s, 5, Galaxy S5, S4 S3, HTC One, Galaxy Note 3, MP3 Player - IPX8 Certified to 100 Feet (Rainbow)
Offered by T.M. Enterprise
Price: CDN$ 33.99
2 used & new from CDN$ 19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars For your anywhere smartphone, March 11 2015
This is the ideal solution to a classic problem - leave your phone on the beach, where it might get stolen, and take it on the boat, where it might get wet?

And not only does it keep your smartphone dry, you can still use your touchscreen without taking it out of the pouch, and you can take photos.

With a great degree of nervousness I tested this in the tub with my smartphone and once I'd established that it was totally safe to use, I tested it with all the other smartphones in the family.

Pair with bluetooth headphones, or a waterproof bluetooth speaker, and you have music wherever you go, without risking the death of your smartphone.

Brilliant

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