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    • Nokia 7110 / Mobile Phone / 1 Reading / 4 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 22:51

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      With a very cool casing, green in some lights and almost orange in others this state of the art phone is another very important milestone for nokia. It has a infrared modem, can store up to an incredible 1000 names and numbers but most importantly it contains a WAP 1.1 the key for the door of the mobile web. Basically this means that no matter where you are you can go online and look at the specially laid on services by your network provider which in my case is orange and look at new, sports, traffic and entertainment. You pay for the download time as if it were a voice call. Calender and text message variations are everlasting and it has several games including SNAKE 2-WOW. It has a ring composer so you can have different ringing tones for different callers and coolest of all it has a sliding cover in a la matrix style-v.v.v.v.cool. Again with Nokia the talktime is pretty average as is the battery life.

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    • Nokia 6150 / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 2 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 22:42
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      The dual band 6150 is a top dual band worker for use on the GSM900 and GSM1800 networks. IT is blessed with a reliable build quality a very slim li-lon battery and the charger works at the speed of light, well almost! The actual layout of controls and display is near perfect. The menu system is logical thanks to a system based on soft keys shown on the spacious five line display. Using a system of caller profiles you can tailor your phone to behave appropriately when you need to be alerted of incoming calls or text messages when you are in a meeting or while your walking down a busy street. The phonebook can store up to 150 entries and can be fined tuned in order of importance, which allows you to screen calls withn specific caller profiles. Once again the talk time isn't brilliant butb the other advantages more than make up for this error.

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    • Nokia 5110 / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 2 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 22:28
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      Thanks to its original clip on front cover the nokia 5110 has become one of the most popular phones around, particuarly with first time buyers. With an endless array of replacement covers available, users can swap them to suit there mood or the occasion- it is an ideal phone for work, rest and play. The phone is very well built and offers ease of use, courtesy of the navi key environment and easy to read screen. Criticisms may include the rubbery keypad and the lack of seperate volume controls. The specifics are basic but manages to offer an alarm clock, three games including the famous snake and call profiles to alter settings such as ringer volume and key pad tones to suit your surroundings. All the memory is located in the sim card and unfortunately the phone comes with a chubby battery and a slow charger. Like many Nokias the talk time is dissapointing but nonetheless one of the better all rounders.

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    • Nokia 9110 / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 4 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 22:18
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      This is the second generation device that simply eclipses the Nokia 9000 which was the old version of this. It has a smaller footprint, it's much much lighter and the battery life is a lot longer. Everything the 9000 does th 9110 does better, starting with the backlight. On the downside it is far more expensive, but you do get what you pay for with this one. THIS PHONE IS THE OFFICE THAT FITS IN YOUR POCKET. It comes equipped with a huge address book, text composer, e-mail software and web browser. On top of that theres a ring tone composer and WAV file recorder and player. There is completely unlimited memory via plug in cards. The infrared port can be used to operate less synchronised PC productivity software such as microsoft outlook. Alternatively it can turn into the communicator into a wireless fax modem for suitably equipped notebooks. The talk time is slightly dissapointing, but for what it does the size and weight is good. If your a businessman/woman on the go then this is for you.

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    • Nokia 8810 / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 15 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 16:31
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      The 8810 model is dressed in a glorious shiny metal case which has that silvery look. This is probably the best looking phone around. The phone is also tiny but that comes at a price-£250. The 8810 has a vibrate alerting system and a infrared modem as standard. The menu system is lovely and the keypad is very comprehensive yet very compact. There is a slider to protect the keypad but unfortunately for those who like to look cool it can only be used when answering calls. What I've said so far portrays this as a diamond but unfortunately there are problems. The internal antenna only provides mediocre reception in areas where the network coverage is best. It is another Nokia with a bad talk time although its stand by time seems to be everlasting. The beautiful cover gets scratched reguarly and needs to be polished if it is to mantain its looks. The phone should have been dual-band and the battery should have been li-ion so if your after looks this ones for you but if not keep away as if it were the plague.

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    • Nokia 6110 / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 8 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 16:17
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      The 6110 was once the creme de la creme of pocket mobiles although these days it has been left behind a bit. The phone is still a creditable contender though due to its ergonomic exterior and its user friendly keypad and display. The phone has a somewhat eye-catching eterior which comes in either blue or green and changes colour in different angles of light. The phones top feature is the logical interface which contains a brilliant onscreen help system if your stuck. The phone contains all of Nokias useful and fun features. These include an alarm clock, calculator and a very limited organiser. It was the first phone to have Nokias now famous games, including snake, which can be played in 2 player mode with another Nokia courtesy of some infrared technology. The battery supplied is some what large but you can purchase a slimmer one for a bit of extra cash. Like many other Nokias it has a low talktime but a large stand by time, so if your looking for a bigger talk time the 3210 is for you. On the whole I would recommend this as a general purpose phone.

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    • Mitsubishi Astral / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 12 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 16:06
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      The Trium Astral is the futuristic name for the Vodafone pay as you go phone released in December 1999. The styling is more down to earth then the name with a glossy-blue click on face. If you don't like the cover you can change at £14.99, but let me warn you the click on cover is extremely hard to remove. The Vodafone model offers a bespoke Vodafone menu system for quick access to your top up hot line and call credit balance however the rest of the phone is more or less similar to the phones little sister the Trium Galaxy. The phone always produces cute little noises no matter what you press and if you press any other key than the numeric keypad ones thye phone starts making a cool electronic gurgling noise in a variety of different tones. The phone is slightly let down by its very shortbtalk time which unfortunately is only 3 hrs however the stand by time is good in comparison and the phone is light and easy to manage. The Astral is on the whole a well-made, no nonsense phone which I would reccommend for the first time user on a pay as you go set up and is ideal for a young person.

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    • Nokia 3210 / Mobile Phone / 0 Readings / 13 Ratings
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      07.07.2000 05:42
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      The Nokia 3210 is the ultimate in friendly mobile phones. Not only does it perform the goods internally but you can also unclip the front and back covers and replace them with an infinate range of wacky designs. These covers retail at £24.99. The full graphics screen works in harmony with the supurb interface and quite immpressively Tegics T9 pre-installed software allows you to type rapid text messages. You can also send picture messages-cartoon like images to other 3210s. For kids and it seems now even adults there are three games the most addictive of which is the famous snake game. You can compose your very own ringing tones to add that extra originality. The phone is light, the battery lasts and the shape fits the hand perfectly. The price of the phone will vary depending on where you buy it from. What more can I say but Perfect in every way.

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      • AMD Athlon (Slot A) / Processor Upgrade / 0 Readings / 9 Ratings
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        07.07.2000 04:22
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        I posses a dell computer which contains the new athlon 1000mhz processor. My friend owns the eact same computer containing the intel equivalent. There are two significant differences between the near identical machines. Firstly mine is most definately faster, significantly enough so to justify the second difference; the extra £100 I paid for it. An example of the speed difference is the start up time, mine loads five seconds quicker than my friends, which may not seem a lot but don't forget that is a very basic task so when it comes down to the nitty gritty I am way ahead. I chose the athlon because I had heard rave reviews and it hasn't let me down in fact I am very grateful to athlon for finally coming up with something that runs so smoothly. My advice is that if your debating over to buy athlon or intel, athlon should be your choice and if you are buying an intel I'm afraid your making the wrong choice.

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        07.07.2000 04:14
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        I have visited Alton Towers on so many occasions that I could consider my visit to be an annual event. The first thing I would say is that if possible go on a school day especially towards the end of the season in October. This is because the vast majority of visitors are young children. Secondly regardless of when you visit make sure that you arrive before the park actually opens because it takes time to park your car and get to the main entrance. Pre booked tickets are also an advantage as it means that you can get past the crowds at the entrance. The best time to go on the main attractions like Nemisis and Oblivion are at the begginnigs and the ends of days as they are far less crowded at these times. The park itself offers everything; a great variety of rides; a splendid array of cafes/take-aways/restaurants and it is always well kept and the staff are helpful and pleasant. The downside of such a great park is without doubt the ques but if you take my advice with a bit of luck you should miss the worst of these.

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      • Adidas Gazelle Sunglasses / Sunglasses / 3 Readings / 6 Ratings
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        07.07.2000 01:11
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        These shades look really sporty and they are graet for general running and riding as they have a very good fitting system with a double-snap nosebridge and adjustable arms. The coolest thing about these glasses are that the lenses change in accordance to the surrounding light and they never ever steam up, which is important if you are using these for sport. I wouldn't reccomend these for general/casual use or in extreme conditions as you would be wasting your money if you were buying them to look good in which you won't anyway because they weren't designed with that in mind. They were also not built to withstand extreme conditions so look elsewhere. A better all round choice would definately be one from the oakley range most probably the minutes.

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        07.07.2000 01:01
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        I'm not the biggest punk fan myself but being a skateboarder I borrowed this off a mate and I would have to say that it is unbelievable. I enjoy fast music and this is all that. If you prefer something slower than perhaps you should try an older NOFX title. If anyone questions the life of punk this is your answer, I can't find any faults at all with this album, it is definately NOFXs best and if your a fan of Pennywise or Offspring your like it. If not than it probably isn't for you. You should be able to find this Cd in must music shops, such as virgin and HMV but if not than amazon.com is the place for you.

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      • Sony MDS JE520 / Archive Electronic / 1 Reading / 6 Ratings
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        06.07.2000 23:17
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        I've had this product for well over a year and it is absoloutley faultless. For the money I payed for it (£120) it represents unbeatable value. It's compact, very user-friendly and it's not too complicated. It's got as many features as one could want and the controller which is provided free is also great with every letter making the job of naming tracks e.t.c. a lot more easier. It looks nice and I can't find anything wrong with the sound which one might expect at such a low price. At it's price it must be unbeatable so take my advice, go and buy it now.

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      • Waitrose / Highstreet Shopping / 0 Readings / 7 Ratings
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        06.07.2000 22:54
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        This is without a doubt my favourite supermarket. I like good food and this is the only supermarket where you can find it. Unfortunately it does come at a price but if you've got the money look no where else. The supermarket I use in Monmouth is extremely well kept and the staff are very friendly and helpful. What make it better than anywhere else is that it sales foods that no other supermarket does. They have a remarkable selction of International cuisine which unfortunately isn't avalible at Sainsburys or Safeway. There are always spaces in the car park and their troleys do actually work. In competition to the store is sommerfield and kwiksave which are nice and cheap but the way in which these shops are kept puts me off.

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      • Tate Modern (London) / Museum National / 0 Readings / 4 Ratings
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        06.07.2000 22:40
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        I visited the Tate MOdern in the school half-term which might explain why it was so busy. Nonetheless what I saw there more than made up for the half an hour que to get in. I am a GCSE art student and there was a lot of relavent information for me to pick up there. The paintings were all well displayed and there was a good variety to. However the most breathtaking thing of all wasn't the fact that it was all free but it was the building itself. I have been to hundreds of galleries and this is at least ten times better than any other that I have visited. The shop is jam packed with stuff that you just wouldn't find anywhere else however the cafe is too expensive. If your in London you must visit it beacause it is simply unmissable. Unfortunately the gallery most certainly overshadows the newly named Tate Britain which is now dead, dull and pretty pointless.

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