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kwmobile Elegant synthetic leather case for the Microsoft Lumia 435 with magnetic fastener and stand function in black
kwmobile Elegant synthetic leather case for the Microsoft Lumia 435 with magnetic fastener and stand function in black
Offered by KWCommerce
Price: CDN$ 4.40

5.0 out of 5 stars Better than expected., Dec 3 2015
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Perfect fit. Great quality for the price.

Trademark Innovations Bamboo-Bdtray Folding Bamboo Serving Tray and Bed Tray
Trademark Innovations Bamboo-Bdtray Folding Bamboo Serving Tray and Bed Tray
Price: CDN$ 27.59
7 used & new from CDN$ 27.59

5.0 out of 5 stars Great with an IPad or breakfast in bed, Sept. 6 2015
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Well made for the price. Very solid but light enough for bed or couch. Great with an IPad or breakfast in bed.

Revolver (The U.S. Album)
Revolver (The U.S. Album)
Price: CDN$ 20.00
34 used & new from CDN$ 4.75

5.0 out of 5 stars All time favourite!, May 10 2014
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This is a great sounding cd with songs and track order matching the original U.S. and Canadian record version that most of us have long known as "different" from the British release with same title.
Although still a bit confusing to casual fans this practice was not unusual at the time and so this release (along with all of the rest of the U.S. Albums) offers us The Beatles Albums we loved in the original song order and selections that sold in the multi - millions when originally released.
These titles in this format have never been offered before on CD so it is kind of a big deal if you want to have a match to the historic records as released at the time, here is your chance to get them all. Mono and stereo versions are included on one disc add to the value. Highly recommended as individual albums or treat yourself and get the complete box set.

niceEshop PC To Music Keyboard USB MIDI Music Cable Converter Supports Windows Vista XP Mac  OS  X
niceEshop PC To Music Keyboard USB MIDI Music Cable Converter Supports Windows Vista XP Mac OS X
Offered by CZ-Sky
Price: CDN$ 6.87

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sorry this cable may not work for you., May 10 2014
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Price is very attractive but I couldn't get midi working with this cable in Windows 7 even after hours of trying and searching for drivers on line and reconnecting cables and many of the usual problem solving efforts such as rebooting system etc. Took a chance and purchased a "Brand" name cable for $35.00 and and it included a cd with drivers and within minutes I had everything working perfectly with the higher priced cable.
This bargain priced cable might work for you in your particular computer configuration and if so it is a great price but for me trying and failing to get this cable to work was a frustrating experience. My recommendation is you will have a better result if you pay more for a better cable.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Love playing again!, Jan. 22 2014
Purchased the Rocksmith 2014 Edition for Xbox that includes the Epiphone Les Paul Jr. guitar and I love it. Guitar quality is fantastic. A real treat to learn on. Setup for me was very easy with the included guitar strap and cable. (Another reviewer said lag is a problem but this is addressed in the setup and is totally fixable).

The Rocksmith 2014 Edition includes videos, guitar playing games, and best of all, fantastic songs to play.
Lessons and videos take care of a total beginner (like me) without making you feel stupid about your guitar ability (or lack of it).
If you mess up while playing, the music slows down and when you get it right, things speed up a little at a time until you can hit it right at full speed. You will never get frustrated or bored.

The lessons and Song play screens will remind you of Guitar Hero (Yes the crowd will "Booo" you off the stage when you crash and burn but play well and the crowd will go wild!)

If you already play guitar, Rocksmith will take you to another level because the better you perform, the more advanced the lessons and playing will get.

So get ready to have fun while you learn. I highly recommend this game.

Dreamchaser: Deluxe Edition
Dreamchaser: Deluxe Edition
Offered by AscendingVending
Price: CDN$ 6.29
14 used & new from CDN$ 6.29

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sarah Soars with Dream Chaser, April 26 2013
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Dream Chaser is a wonderful "sound-escape" and this CD is very appropriately titled.

While there are memorable "singles" on this CD(do we still refer to the most strikingly memorable tunes on a cd as a single?) for me this disc holds up as a full start to finish listening pleasure.

The songs here are crafted to "drift" lightly and gently into each other without many silent cuts between the songs and so you are invited to experience the full CD. Before one song completely fades, the pulse and aura of the next song is inviting and tempting you to keep listening.

Don't think by the album title these are "sleepy" tunes. Sarah will take you from the softest whisper to a soaring and uplifting crest of fully orchestrated rock-techno edged energy and back again with grace and aplomb so enjoy the ride.

Not to diminish any of the other great songs on this album but "Angel", "One Day Like This", a new and beautiful "Ave Maria", and Sarah's version of Paul McCartney's "Venus and Mars" are highlights for me.

Jurassic Park 3D - Le Parc Jurassique 3D [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet] (Bilingual)
Jurassic Park 3D - Le Parc Jurassique 3D [Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet] (Bilingual)
DVD ~ Sam Neil
Price: CDN$ 15.00
7 used & new from CDN$ 10.00

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic 3D conversion, April 26 2013
Waited for this release just to get the 3D version and I think it is one of the best live action 3D conversions yet. There are many "how did they get such natural looking 3D with a conversion?" moments in Jurassic Park 3D.
Yes the film is great without 3D too but when the Jurassic Park helicopter soars across the middle of my living room before it turns to enter the screen and fade into the distance as one scene in this movie does, well, that is the reason I enjoy good quality 3D so much. A very simple travel shot of a helicopter is made into a moment where you almost want to reach out to prove the silly thing is not really at arms reach. Too much fun to miss.
Lots of 3D depth to this one too. The 3D is very bright, natural and very much adds to the enjoyment of revisiting this classic adventure. Great addition for 3D fans.

A Penny Always Has Two Sides: A Memoir of Growing Up in Wartime Germany
A Penny Always Has Two Sides: A Memoir of Growing Up in Wartime Germany
by Steffie Steinke
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 27.54
17 used & new from CDN$ 5.15

5.0 out of 5 stars A great book. Heartwarming tale of survival and forgivenes., Sept. 11 2011
This book tells it's deeply personal story in a historical framework that breathes life into what history books coldly call World War Two.
Steffie is a very bright child witnessing her "perfect" young life being blown away by events completely out of her control.
The story is tragic yet uplifting as Steffie finds the strength to forgive the failures of the adults she grew up trusting, who were powerless to stop the horrors of Hitlers' Germany rising and falling.
Steffie tells of the power of a random kindness in the face of hoplessnes.
This is the story of one who faces the darkest side of human nature and emerges as a light of forgiveness.
A very good book you won't put down once you start.

1050 Chum:All 50's
1050 Chum:All 50's
Price: CDN$ 15.79
9 used & new from CDN$ 9.31

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not Original Recordings, Feb. 16 2009
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This review is from: 1050 Chum:All 50's (Audio CD)
I am a fan of CHUM 1050 from the early years, but I was not happy with this CD. The song selections and artists looked great but these are not "original recordings". This CD has songs that are "re-recorded by the original artists" and will sound different from the songs you might expect. If you want original recordings this is not the CD to buy.

A Winter Symphony (CD & DVD)
A Winter Symphony (CD & DVD)
Price: CDN$ 24.12
24 used & new from CDN$ 1.17

6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful CD, Dec 1 2008
A Winter Symphony (CD & DVD) [Extra tracks] I hope you find a copy of the extended Cd A Winter Symphony (CD & DVD) because Sarahs version of John Lennons Happy Christmas (War is Over) is included as one of the extra tracks and for me, it is worth the price of the entire cd. Just great!

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