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Apple iPad Pro 12.9" 128GB (4th Generation)
3.3
(1)
£899.00
5 months ago
Just had the unit for a week, so maybe an update later on when I used it longer. I bought it with at least memory 128GB, otherwise it will be too expensive. Sufficient for my needs as I still store my raw images on either an external hard drive or through cloud services like Adobe. Also bought the pen which is expensive, but nice for image processing. This is the large 12.9 inch variant. The first thing that strikes one is the fantastic screen. Extremely sharp and best screen I experienced on a toad. But the iPad Pro is more than a "regular" iPad. The menus are different and better, for example you can split the screen with 2 apps. The interface on apps that support the model is great. An incredibly fast unit. The pen I bought. Well expensive, but very nice to work with. For me as a photographer, iPad Pro together with Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are very good. For the traveling photographer, this is a dream. A bit bad is that it does not include USB C to USB adapter and USB C to SD card reader. If you have both, you have to shell out another 745 SEK. Because one would like to plug in an external hard drive as raw files take up too much space for the internal memory. If you have one of the latest iPad models, Pro might be a little unnecessary for those of you who just use the iPad as a pad to surf a little and have fun. iPad Pro is a good alternative to a computer. Especially with "Magic keyboard". But the price scares me and will not put over 4000 on a keyboard as I mostly work with photo editing and then use the pen. For those of you who are traveling and writing a lot of text, it is of course another five. When I write myself I sit henna with my iMac. I recommend the large model because you can do so much more with the surface. Would have been full pot if the price had been lower. The 12.9 inch was below 10,000. Maybe SEK 7000-8000 would have been more ok including the pen for the smallest memory with Wifi. Now you must cough up at least 14000 which is overpriced, even though this is a cruel product. But recommend this unit only to those who will use it for work and more serious use. The new iPad. The regular model covers most people's needs at a much lower price.
Microsoft Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (Xbox One/PC)
4
(8)
£159.00
6 months ago*
The only minus: well expensive! Just used it for a couple of days. Incredibly stable so far. Did not have any problems at all. Everything feels luxurious. I'm not a goofy madman who plays every day. Used ordinary batteries before and you play every so often change batteries. The bay is a small money. So at least make some money on it by this control is easy to charge. Professional with your own app in Xbox where you can customize everything. But is it worth SEK 2000 for the regular hobby player? Well, doubtful.
*Edited 6 months
Google Nest Hub
3.6
(23)
£59.99
10 months ago*
Firstly. This device is definitely not intended as a toad or smartphone. You who think it should not buy this. This is the bridge for the smart home. Not intended to be used for browsing or watching videos or with apps. Can both check youtube and play Spotify. But obviously no audio or visual peak experience. But no one buys this unit for this purpose. But as a photo frame, it's fun to play Google's gallery, the clock or why not your own pictures. The screen also dims nicely automatically in a dark room. I recommend to anyone who has smart devices at home with this product. Bought it for SEK 995. A good price I'd say for the Google Nest Hub clear, The voice assistant is pretty good for the most part. Only you know what to ask the hub to do. It covers my entire apartment and can say commands in other rooms and the order goes forward. I have integrated my lamps, home theater and music systems into Google Home and can be controlled with the voice or screen of "Almost". Gadgets I control through Google Home and the hub: Has 5 Sonos speakers connected to Google Home in 3 different rooms. A Philips Hue System (14 light sources). However, not so complicated commands. But I have the Hue app for that and finished scenes in the Hue App. But of course you can tell Google to, for example, extinguish and light lamps in different rooms or ask that all lamps glow red or green. An Xbox One x and my entire home theater system with LG Oled 65 inches, Yamaha amplifiers with a 5.2.4 clip atmos system with Tivo, UHD players and Apple TV4k all can be controlled through the Logitech hub with voice commands from the Nest hub, but only for those using Logitech Harmony hub multi-remote and it is only to congratulate if you bought the Nest Hub for it works clockwise. Had some problems initially with getting the voice commands in order, but after a nice start I got everything in order. It's great to be able to just say, "Hey Google turn on Home Theater, Hey Google turn on Apple TV or Hi Google turn on Xbox" and so on. and the activity starts with the devices you programmed into Logitech. Could only use Siri, but nice to be able to have a free-standing display that easily perceives voice as well as a nice photo frame. I like the small size of the screen. The screen is not something I will watch on videos anyway. You can also ask much more and get answers. Examples of the best route to work or how the weather is today. Or the latest news, set a timer or ask google not to add events to your calendar. We're just getting started with smart homes and smart devices. Will come more advanced and even more smart devices in the future. Google Nest Hub is a fantastic smart product at a low price to launch in the Smart Home world!
*Edited 10 months
Flic Button
2
(2)
£34.99
10 months ago*
Owns 4 pieces of Flic. Bought them for SEK 79 each. They are not worth 200-300 pieces which they cost in many places. Good thing is that they work with many of my smart devices. For example, start an activity logitech multi-remote, start and pause music through Sonos or control lamps through Philips Hue. Then there are simpler features like "find my iPhone" and "alarm clock". You can even order Uber. Or just have Flicen as a switch on the wall for your smart lights. But Flic only gets 3/5 from me because it feels like some things are missing. One is the price. As I said, I managed to buy mine for SEK 79. But paying 200-300 is not on the map for me. One disadvantage is that the Flic app must always be open in your smartphone for the button to work. But not a big deal. Nice design, but would be smarter that the device itself (button) via a magnetic solution would be removable from the wall with some type of holder on the wall instead of the completely unnecessary clip that comes with it. The adhesive on the back of the unit is not strong enough and the unit falls down after a while, but solved it by double-adhesive tape from Claes Ohlsson. Otherwise, I think this is a good product. Do it right. I myself have no connection problems whatsoever. As long as the app on mobile is open, my pressures have always worked. But still feels like a semi-finished product. We hope for a Flic 2 with the improvements I requested above and a price of between SEK 100-150.
*Edited 10 months
Sonos Play:5 II
4
(23)
£409.97
a year ago
Love my Sonos system. Run it separately from my "regular" Klipsch Atmos 9.2 system which of course has more watts and power. This play 5 I have in my living room. Perfect for pausing and easily resuming music. More pressure in sounds than sonos One. But it should be when it costs more and is enough to fill a medium-sized room. Think the sound is really good for music. Distinctly even on the higher volumes. One minus is and does not understand why installing the speaker in my Wi-Fi network was complicated. The Sonos app found the speaker. After countless attempts, it ended. Odd as my One and Symphony were able to set up without any problems. A minus is that it is not the world's most beautiful piece. But not the whole world to me. Most speakers are not very stylish. Supplement: bought one more. Now I drive stereo. I can describe the sound (music) as very fast and good bass. Very pleased. Did not have any problems interacting with this piece in my system. So maybe it was only temporary that my second play 5 was so difficult to connect to my network.
IKEA Symfonisk E1801
3.8
(10)
a year ago*
Have this in the kitchen and works as a shelf with. Perfect when I want to listen to music while I cook. Good sounds considering the price and easy to interact with my sonos system. Certainly no speakers for a larger room. Not the same pressure in the sound as Sonos One or play 5, but expected considering the price. But you can buy two and drive a stereo. But perfect for the guest room or kitchen!
*Edited a year
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max 64GB
3.7
(16)
£899.00
a year ago
Best phone I've owned!
Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500
3.3
(1)
£419.00
2 years ago*
Gets 4/5 of me despite buggy software. But can also be my network. After a couple of months of use: MusicCast on my system is junk anyway. Uses MusicCast for wireless transmission to my Yamaha RX-A2060. Unfortunately, buggy and disconnects after playing clear and a bit difficult to pair it with the amplifier again. Run with the MusicCast app on my iPhone to make settings and pair devices. As said unfortunately a little buggy. But fortunately you can connect the player with honest RCA cables, either in a dedicated "phono input" in the amplifier or other optional RCA input because the player has built-in RIAA. But have not tested it. Then I think the player is something too expensive. 4500-5000 would have been more accurate price. Now to the positive: The player is stylish and classy. The sound is very good. Good push and shoot in the bass and wonderful feeling of presence in the sound. There is something special about vinyl. To produce a record and just enjoy! Spotify through the player to my reciever: bell-clean sound with cruel pressure. Still recommend this modern player for the vinyl lover.
*Edited a year
Rega RP1
3.9
(17)
a year ago
Never got to the sound of my Yamaha. You give me a bad rating for Regan. But maybe just because of my Yamaha. Certainly more than I have had problems with this combination. Maybe the RIAA in my Yamaha is bad. But do not get to the sound good. Low and without dynamics. Bought a new vinyl player that I connect with wi-fi from Yamaha and now the sound is as it should be. P
Microsoft Xbox One X 1TB (incl. Gears 5)
3.8
(1)
£299.85
a year ago
Can't give anything but the highest rating for this king of gaming consoles! With my 65 inch 4K HDR LG Oled and Xbox One X Enhanced games, I get a previously unmatched gaming experience on console, with incredibly good flow in both image and gaming. The chin was dropped.
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