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Automotive
Hawk HPS Performance Brake Pad Review

"My 2004 Infiniti G35 came with brake pads that were strong and very effective, but “grabby”. The smallest application of force on the brake pedal caused pretty strong response... "More...

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Digital Cameras (click for complete list)
Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital 12-Megapixel Camera Review

"I bought the new Canon PowerShot SX20 IS, which is an update of the Canon SX10 IS with a few improvements and important additions. We all know that digital cameras are getting more capable and less expensive virtually every day. The SX20 IS belongs to the most “fun-to-use” camera types, which is loosely-called “mega-zoom” cameras. Meaning the cameras that have 10x optical zoom or higher.... "More...

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Canon Digital Rebel XT (EOS 350D) 8-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Review

"I wanted to get the Canon Digital Rebel XT for a while now. Finally, the price after rebate got so low (comparing to what the camera used to cost) that I bought the Canon Digital Rebel XT with an 18-55 mm lens as a kit. The camera is available in either silver or black color. I got the black version.... "More...

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Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital Elph Digital 6-Megapixel Camera Review

"I purchased the Canon SD700 IS expecting good picture quality, especially indoors. The SD700 has 6-Megapixel resolution and optical image stabilization, as welll as the acclaimed Canon optics... "More...

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Nikon D50 6-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Review

"After using numerous compact digital cameras, I decided to try a Nikon D50 digital SLR camera. The Nikon D50 is available as a kit with a 18-55mm lens or as body only. If you have leftover lenses from Nikon SLR cameras or just want to get a lens that is better or cheaper than the one supplied in a kit, you can get a Nikon D50 body only.
Since I have a Nikon AF Zoom Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.3-5.6 G Autofocus Lens and filers for it, I decided to get the body only. The lens that I have is inexpensive and not the most solid, yet it is sharp and rather versatile... "More...

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Olympus EVOLT E-500 8-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Review

"After using the Canon Digital Rebel XT with an 18-55 mm lens, I decided to try the latest affordable digital SLR from Olympus - Olympus EVOLT E-500 with 14-45 mm f/3.5-5.6 Olympus Zuiko lens... "More...

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Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-T7 Digital Camera Review

"After positive experience with the last year's Sony DSC-T1, I decided to check out the new super-compact models from Sony. I bought both the Sony DSC-T7 and the Sony DSC-T33 to see how they compare to the DSC-T1 and to each other.
This review is about the Sony DSC-T7. I bought mine for $120 more than the T33. I see now that the spread in prices is decreasing and you may find the T7 for only $50-80 more than the T33. I think I know why the difference in prices is decreasing. You see, there is not much differentiating these two cameras... "More...

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Digital Camcorders
Canon VIXIA HF M31 Full HD 1080p Camcorer Review

"I needed to get a new camcorder to record my newborn. Even though I had a camcorder already, it was a tape-based, non-HD model, which required video capture over FireWire, which was time consuming and generally inconvenient. I looked at several HD models from Canon and Panasonic and used some of them (including the Canon VIXIA HF M31)... "More...

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Sony Handycam DCR-DVD201 DVD Camcorder Review

"Friends do that. They ask you for an advice on which camcorder to buy and then buy something you told them not to get. Based on my recent experience with Sony DCR-DVD101 mini-DVD camcorder, I recommended my friend to stay away from DVD-based camcorders. She still bought one - a Sony DCR-DVD201.
The DVD201 is pretty similar to DVD101 but has CCD sensor with higher resolution and silver finish. Just like the DVD101, the DVD201 records to min-DVD discs (write-once DVD-R or rewriteable DVD-RW) instead of the more conventional MiniDV or Digital8 tapes. This approach is quite different (for better and worse) for several reasons..."More...

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DVD Recorders
Panasonic DMR-ES10 Progressive Scan DVD Recorder / Player Review

" With DVD recorder prices getting lower and lower, it is difficult not to get one. I needed to archive some programs off my DirecTivo, mainly Formula 1 races that I have accumulated last year on the Tivo's hard drive.
I got my Panasonic DMR-ES10 for $189, shipping and tax included. This is less than what I paid for my first Panasonic DVD player several years ago and much less than what my first VCR cost me!... "More...

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Audio
Apple iPod Nano MP3 Player Review

"After playing with a 512-Megabyte Apple iPod Shuffle, and a 1-Gb iPod Shuffle, I got myself a higher-capacity MP3 player: 2-Gb Philips HDD077. Unfortunately, the Philips had a couple of problems. It was slow in operation, slow in music transfer and could not play loud enough for good aftermarket headphones.
I started hearing rumors about Apple iPod Shuffle 2 GB and 4 GB being secretly developed. Supposedly, they were going to be released in Auguse/September and have a small screen. The product finally arrived, but it is named iPod Nano. It is compact, stylish, has a color screen and capacities of 2 or 4 GB. It is available in black or wite color. Unlike the iPod Mini, it is not hard-drive based but uses flash memory just like the iPod shuffle. The result is good battery life, compact size, faster operation and better expected reliability and durability... "More...

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Apple 512 MB iPod Shuffle MP3 Player M9724LL/A Review

"The Apple iPod Shuffle is a small MP3 player that has no screen of any kind and stores songs in the MP3, AAC, protected AAC (from iTunes store) or WAV format in the internal flash memory... "More...

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Apple 1 GB iPod Shuffle MP3 Player M9725LL/A Review

"After playing with a 512-Megabyte Apple iPod Shuffle, I decided to get a 1-Gb version. One concern I had with 512-Mb version was the fact that you cannot copy music from the iPod back to your (or another) computer. I suspected the 1-GB version would have the same issue.
What is iPod Shuffle? The iPod Shuffle is a miniature MP3 player that has no screen of any kind and stores songs in the MP3, AAC, protected AAC (from iTunes store or compressed with iTunes) or WAV format in the internal flash memory.
The Shuffle is compact, stylish and easy to use. Unfortunately, ergonomics was sacrificed in at least one major area in favor of style. Both the 512-Mb and a 1-GB version of the iPod Shuffle look the same... "More...

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Computer Hardware and Peripherals
Canon CanoScan LiDE 500F Flatbed Scanner Review

" decided to get a new scanner to upgrade from my previous Canon scanner that had no negative adaptor. The choice was relatively straightforward - the only compact USB-powered Canon scanner with a film adaptor is a Canon CanoScan LiDE 500F. And this is exactly what I bought.
In the Box: The scanner arrived with the following: the USB cable, the CD-ROM with software, manuals and warranty cards, film guide, film scanning unit.
Features: The Canon LiDE 500F is a compact USB-powered flatbed scanner with maximum of 2400x4800 dpi of hardware resolution, 48 bit internal and external color depth (16 bit for grayscale), a film adaptor that... "More...

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Kitchen Products
Sanyo SK-VF7S 4-Slice Digital Convection Toaster Oven Review

"It is quite inconvenient to preheat the oven in my stove for 10 minutes to make sure it reaches the proper temperature. It is also too large of an oven for my average reheating or cooking tasks. I had to open the door to see if the food being cooked/reheated is ready as my stove has no glass or light inside. And I had to time the cooking process using a watch and try not to forget.
Solution: Because I didn’t want to waste time, energy and effort and didn’t want to forget that I have something in the oven, I decided to get a toaster oven. I didn’t want to spend much but I also didn’t want to make do with poor styling, design or craftsmanship.
As a result of my research, I got the Sanyo SK-VF7S digital convection oven with stainless steel finish... "More...

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Home Products
Simmons Beautyrest Mattress Review

"For the last 6 years I have been using the Simmons Beautyrest mattress. It has been an excellent accessory to good sleep. My mattress is a queen-size and has a pillow top. My mother also has one of them in queen size but no pillow top... "More...

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Watches
Citizen Eco-Drive Watch EW3030-50A Review

"For my mother’s birthday, I got her the Citizen Eco-Drive EW3030-50A Stainless Steel watch... "More...

Citizen Women's EW3030-50A Eco-Drive Corso Stainless Steel Watch
Invicta Pro Diver 8926 200m Automatic Wrist Watch Review

"The original Invicta 8926 had coin edge bezel design and was a look-alike of Rolex Submariner. Later Invicta changed the bezel design to look less like Rolex and became Invicta 8926A. I got mine for less than... "More...

Invicta Men's Pro Diver Collection Automatic Watch #8926
Invicta Pro Diver 8926C 200m Automatic Wrist Watch With Coin-Edge Bezel Review

"After buying and using the Invicta 8926A, which is an automatic (mechanical self-winding) waterproof watch with Japanese mechanism for over two and a half years, I decided to get its version with the coin-edge bezel... "More...

Invicta Men's Pro Diver Collection Coin-Edge Automatic Watch #8926C
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