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Black Matcha Tea Powder 10 oz - 100% Certified Organic
Black Matcha Tea Powder 10 oz - 100% Certified Organic
Offered by Accelerated Intelligence Company
Price: CDN$ 39.99
4 used & new from CDN$ 14.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, Feb. 23 2015
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Nice aroma and pleasant taste. Best nutritional bang for the buck. Very good in smoothies and latte/cappuccino styled drinks.

Dependency Injection in .NET
Dependency Injection in .NET
by Mark Seemann
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 36.53
33 used & new from CDN$ 36.53

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, Jan. 12 2015
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Very pleased with this purchase. Top notch.

Silman's Complete Endgame Couorse
Silman's Complete Endgame Couorse
by Jeremy Silman
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 15.64
34 used & new from CDN$ 15.64

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, Jan. 12 2015
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Probably the best chess book that I've ever purchased.

Hario MSS-1B Mini Mill Slim Coffee Grinder
Hario MSS-1B Mini Mill Slim Coffee Grinder
Offered by Create JV
Price: CDN$ 32.90
56 used & new from CDN$ 24.98

4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, Jan. 12 2015
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Very good product. Some patience is required with finer grinds but worth the wait

Jar Top Fermenter - Wide Mouth Canning Jar Air Lock Pickler / Fermentor - Perfect for Pickling, Making Sauerkraut & Lactic Acid Fermented Vegetables
Jar Top Fermenter - Wide Mouth Canning Jar Air Lock Pickler / Fermentor - Perfect for Pickling, Making Sauerkraut & Lactic Acid Fermented Vegetables
Offered by Living Whole Foods Inc
Price: CDN$ 22.95

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4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars, Jan. 12 2015
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Good product.

Weber 7416 Rapidfire Chimney Starter
Weber 7416 Rapidfire Chimney Starter
Price: CDN$ 22.39
10 used & new from CDN$ 13.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Better than expected, Jan. 12 2015
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Better than expected! Quite surprised by how little time it takes to get charcoal ready. A real 5 star rating!

Aerobie 83R01 AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker, Gray
Aerobie 83R01 AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker, Gray
Offered by Liquid Planet Online
Price: CDN$ 29.95
13 used & new from CDN$ 24.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great Coffee and very portable, March 17 2014
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Very cool device. Be sure to watch Inversion brewing method on youtube Quite portable and great for taking on the road.

Google Nexus 7 FHD Tablet by Asus 2013, 7-Inch, 32 GB, Black
Google Nexus 7 FHD Tablet by Asus 2013, 7-Inch, 32 GB, Black
Offered by Wulf Electronics
Price: CDN$ 329.99
14 used & new from CDN$ 329.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Impressive Device, Nov. 21 2013
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Quite impressed with the Nexus 7 FHD. Have been using it for 2 weeks now and my only annoyance so far has to do with keyboard and 'soft back button'. While using web browser the 'close' application button is directly under the virtual keyboard's space bar key. I very often hit the soft 'close' button instead of the space bar as the space between the 2 is minimal. You can't re-orientate the device to resolve the issue as the 'soft back button' gets re-orientated as well. This has never happened on my galaxy s3 as the close button is dedicated and the spacing is not an issue. Screen looks great and device plays port of Bard's Tale {HD Port} with no lag. Battery life is excellent {9-10 hours of gaming / movies}.

Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks: A Pain-Free, Project-Based, Get-Things-Done Guidebook
Ubuntu Linux for Non-Geeks: A Pain-Free, Project-Based, Get-Things-Done Guidebook
by Rickford Grant
Edition: Paperback
16 used & new from CDN$ 3.04

4.0 out of 5 stars Money very well spent, March 22 2007
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I never give a five star review..would have given a 4.5.

I am a long time window's user and software professional who had limited experience with Linux world. I needed to get Mono up and running on a linux platform in order to do some RnD.

Ubuntu is getting lots of positive press these days so I picked it as my 'linux flavor'

Positive:

This book got me up to speed in short order. In a matter of a few hours I had Ubuntu installed; playing mp3s; playing mpg/avi; firewall installed; anti virus installed; using Nautilus to access our network; browsing the internet with Firefox; downloaded ftp server's tar ball , compiled and installed it ; modifed video display settings and corrupted system, restored original configuration file and recovered system; got fairly familiar with using the Terminal. Was having so much fun and so proud of myself that I forgot all about Mono. Finally, I got mono running , imported my .Net source code and did some compiling. Nice!

Negative:
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The only real negatives are references to software packages that can't be located through the synaptic package manager . For example, the author states that one can install firestarter by using the synaptic package manager. The only problem is that when one attempts to locate the package via synaptic it can't be found. The good news is that the author, in a previous, chapter tells you how to download souce code, build it and install it. I was able to go to firestarter's site, get the source, build it, install it and use it. A very powerful skill!

Final Word:
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Made my life alot easier.

Well written , clear and well planned.
Author does not try to be clever

One needs patience when jumping into the Linux world. This book made me a fan of Ubuntu

The Elements of Java(TM) Style
The Elements of Java(TM) Style
by Allan Vermeulen
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 17.05
38 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

4.0 out of 5 stars Big little book, June 28 2002
Great quick reference when it doubt/can't remember. Personal coding style is a myth and is also a dangerous practice!
Good section on following java doc standards with handy performance tuning tips.
Expensive...

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