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Tech Review: Kindle Oasis (2018): I think I might’ve read this one before

May 11, 2018

To say that Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is one of the nicest e-readers I’ve ever used would be to undersell it. Amazon are so good at building these devices by now that there’s almost no room in the market for anyone else. But, for good or ill, it’s also quite clear that Amazon have taken their […]

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Tech Review: Amazon Echo Plus: Practical magic

April 5, 2018

If Amazon has an ace up their sleeve in the race to produce smart speakers for the home, its that they currently boast a larger model line-up than any of their competitors. While having plenty of options is great, this may only complicate things for consumers that aren’t especially savvy when it comes to the […]

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TV Review: Amazon’s Comrade Detective is a tough-sell of a show that manages to overcome its bizarre concept

August 4, 2017

In the 1980’s, Romanians would gather in record numbers in front of their TV sets to watch Comrade Detective.  Fronted by Florin Piersic, Jr as hard-nosed police detective Gregor Anghel, the series promised to be an action-heavy event that would both entertain its citizens whilst promoting communist ideals.  Sadly, after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the show faded into obscurity, only to be recently uncovered by Channing Tatum (of all people) who has so graciously restored the series with all the digital remastering it deserves.... Continue Reading

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Tech Review: Kindle Oasis (Amazon, 2016)

July 6, 2016

The Kindle Oasis e-reader is beautiful, slim, light as a feather and feature-rich, but it also commands a price point that will sound like a joke to many. Price aside, if you’re looking to buy a Kindle and then never need another one ever again, this is the one to buy.

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Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis is probably more expensive than you were ready for

April 14, 2016

Global retailer Amazon has unveiled the newest model of their Kindle e-Reader line. Called Kindle Oasis, the new e-reader is packed with features and an updated Paperwhite display, but it also comes with a hefty price tag.

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TV Review: Ripper Street Season 3 (UK, 2015)

April 6, 2016

At the end of Season 2 Ripper Street was cancelled by the BBC only to be resurrected by streaming service Amazon Prime who agreed to a third season after an online campaign by the show’s loyal and dismayed fans. In Season 3 of Ripper Street we return to Whitechapel and H Division and the grimy streets of Victorian England when a disaster shakes the lives of everybody in the borough. From amongst the debris emerges clues that uncover long hidden deceits.... Continue Reading

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Interview: Ripper Street star Matthew MacFadyen talks about what to expect in Season 4

March 26, 2016

When the BBC first commissioned the series Ripper Street it began as a crime drama procedural set in 1889 in Whitechapel, the infamous burrough that Jack The Ripper haunted. Investigating a range of crimes are Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew MacFadyen), Detective Sergeant Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn) and Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg).... Continue Reading

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