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Wilson Pro Staff 97LS - tennis racket specifications

List of features and specifications of the premium tennis racket Wilson Pro Staff 97LS

Wilson Pro Staff 97LS specs
Wilson Pro Staff 97LS tennis racket specs
  • 97 sq. in. / 625.81 sq. cm.
  • Length: 27in / 68.58cm
  • Strung Weight: 10.8oz / 303.34g
  • Balance: 13.1in / 33.27cm / 3 pts HL
  • Swingweight: 314
  • Stiffness: 67
  • Beam Width: 23mm / 23mm / 23mm /
  • Composition: Graphite
  • Power Level: Low-Medium
  • Stroke Style: Medium-Full
  • Swing Speed: Medium-Fast
  • Racquet Colors:Black
  • Grip Type: Wilson Synthetic
  • String Pattern: 18 Mains / 16 Crosses
  • Mains skip: 8T,10T,8H,10H
  • One Piece
  • No Shared Holes
  • String Tension: 50-60 pounds
Price: around $190-220
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Test and Review consumer blog


Test and Review offers various tests and product reviews, showing different aspects of the product you are interested in. Your opinion is always welcomed and appreciated, so please share your thoughts with us, let us know what is your experience with the featured product. 
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Looking for a good 27-inch 4k IPS monitor - check the LG 27UD59-B

LG 27UD59-B is affordable and one of the better 27-inch 4k IPS monitors on the market today 

LG 27UD59-B - my review

LG 27UD59-B main specifications
  • Size: 27 inches 
  • Resolution: 4k Ultra HD
  • Matrix type: IPS
  • Response time: 5 ms
  • Viewing angles: 178 / 178
  • Refresh rate: 56 - 61 Hz
  • Dimensions: 24.9 x 18.2 x 8 inch
  • Weight: 12.3 lbs 

My followers probably know that I have reviewed plenty of interesting PC monitors, from very budget ones to cutting edge panels that cost thousands of dollars. Today, at my consumer blog I will be taking a closer look at a mid-range device from LG, offering new technology in the face of 4k IPS panels while maintaining a decent price tag of under $300. So, without further ado, here is my consumer review of the 27-inch 4k IPS monitor LG 27UD59-B:

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What we know about the Techwood TK32D14HD LED TV

Techwood TK32D14HD LED TV main features and specifications

Techwood TV review

Well, there isn't much I can share about the Techwood TK32D14HD LED TV, except for the fact that it was a cheap 32-inch HD TV, mostly sold in France. As far as I know this Techwood TV is not for sale any more. Here are the its main features and specifications in few lines: 
  • Image resolution (max): 1366 x 768
  • Brightness: 300 cd / m²
  • Dynamic contrast ratio: 100,000: 1
  • Response time: 20 ms max
  • Connectors: 2 HDMI 1.4 (HDCP), 1 SCART RGB, 1 AV and HELMET, 1 PC / YUV SOCKET, 1 PCMCIA CARD READER (CI +), 1 COAXIAL DIGITAL AUDIO OUT, 1 USB multimedia PORT
  • Dimensions (with stand): 744 x 90 x 451 mm
  • Vesa wall mountable
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Sony KD-55A1 - one of the best 55 inch premium TVs for 2018

Sony Bravia KD-55A1 is one of consumers favorite 55 inch 4k OLED TVs in 2018

Sony KD-55A1 OLED TV review
Sony KD-55A1 55-inch OLED TV

Sony KD-55A1
is premium OLED TV and shouldn't be compared with any base 4k model that you've seen for under $800. This TV got much recognition this year, including winning the design awards in its category. It is a truly great looking TV with an amazing picture quality and plenty of features to impress the average consumer. Here are my thoughts about this product:

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Is this a super beautiful Vectra C or what!?

A beauty shot our gorgeous looking Vectra C hatchback

my Vectra C - beauty shot
my Vectra C hatchback

As you've already seen in my previous posts I have a really nice looking Vectra C so today I decided to share one of its most recent beauty shots. The car is with a special black chameleon paint that turns into very dark purple in direct sunlight (very hard to notice). Unfortunately it is quite often that small dents occur on the paint which partially ruins the great looks of it. So here is the image I've taken some time ago:
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Delicious meals I've cooked recently

My top 6 delicious meals from recent years

meals I've prepared recently - top 6

Today we will be a bit off topic with something delicious to share, just for fyi, in case you like to cook... or eat yummy food. I am sharing with you few of the nice meals I have prepared recently with short explanation of what the meal is and how I made them.
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A budget laptop I really like - Dell i5567-5274GRY

A budget and yet powerful laptop - the Dell Inspiron i5567-5274GRY

Dell Inspiron i5567-5274GRY laptop
Dell Inspiron i5567-5274GRY laptop

Dell i5567-5274GRY  laptop review
Dell is still my favorite computer brand, due to many reasons. One of them is the fact that they make some of the best laptops for many years. I personally am using the Dell Latitude E7240 ultrabook for more than 4 years and it is just amazing. Today I will be taking a quick look at a cheaper laptop from dell, which caught my attention in the eBay daily deals. That is the Dell i5567-5274GRY, which is basically a 15.6-inch laptop with Intel i5 processor, SSD and Windows 10.
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Xiaomi Notebook Air 13 Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB specs

Full specifications and features of the 13 inch ultrabook Xiaomi Notebook Air 13 Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB

I've said it before and I still think that the future of computing is in reliable and well equipped ultrabooks, rather than in tablets. Today I will be taking a closer look at the specifications of a very popular Chinese ultra-portable laptop by Xiaomi - the Notebook Air 13 with Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB. Here are they:
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Tefal FR480015 Mega XXL fryer

Tefal FR480015 Mega XXL fryer - my test and review

Tefal FR480015 Mega fryer review
My review of the  Tefal FR480015 Mega fryer

It is me in the kitchen again and today reviewing one of the biggest home fryers I have seen - the Tefal FR480015 Mega XXL. With this one you can easily cook up to 2 kg of food at a time, which is... a lot. Actually that is the biggest fryer offered by Tefal on the market today. This fryer is perfect for bigger families who need food prepared fast.
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Tefal Super Uno FR302130 fryer - consumer opinion

Real world test and review of one of the best fryers on the market today - the Tefal Super Uno FR302130

Tefal Super Uno FR302130 fryer review
The cool looking and yet very functional Tefal Super Uno FR302130 fryer

"Traditional fryer with unique design", that is how Tefal promotes their Super Uno FR302130. It is really a cool looking appliance with some unique features that make it stand out from other regular deep-dryers.

Main features
  • Large frying capacity - up to 1.5 kg /2 liters of oil needed/
  • Cool walls
  • Removable non-stick bowl
  • Removable lid with built-in odor filter
  • Digital timer
  • Dish washer friendly parts
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Sharp LC-24CHF4012E 24-inch TV - my quick product review

Features, specifications, price info and my quick product review of the 24-inch HD LED TV Sharp LC-24CHF4012E

Sharp LC-24CHF4012E TV
Would you consider buying the Sharp LC-24CHF4012E TV?

The 24-inch TV size is getting more and more popular these days and Sharp are taking full advantage of the situation producing some of the best small panels in the industry. Their AQUOS F4010 SERIES is quite popular on markets around the world, that is why I decided to take a closer look at one of the members of this TV series - the compact and affordable Sharp LC-24CHF4012E.

Sharp LC-24CHF4012E main features:
  • Screen size: 24-inch (60 cm)
  • Display resolution: HD 1366 x 768
  • Sound: 2 x 3W stereo speakers with DTS TruSurround
  • Tuners: Digital - DVB-T/T2/C/S/S2 (MPEG4 +HEVC) and Analogue - PAL, SECAM
  • Connections: 2x HDMI, 1x USB, CI+, headphone jack, antenna in (RF), Digital optical audio
  • Energy class: A
  • Dimensions (with stand): 560 x 140 x 386 
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What I think about the NIKE Downshifter 8 trainers and running shoes

My review of the NIKE Downshifter 8 trainers after covering just couple of miles with them

NIKE Downshifter 8 running shoes
my NIKE Downshifter 8 running shoes

I bought my NIKE Downshifter 8 running shoes couple of weeks ago on an amazing deal for just $30. It was quite a good price, considering previously I've seen them for around $45-60 retail price. After I wore the Downshifter 8 couple of time and couple of miles, here is my real world consumer review.
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Finlux 24flz274s 24 inch LED TV

Finlux 24flz274s 24 inch LED TV - main features, specifications and price info

Finlux 24flz274s TV

Finlux is manufacturing variety of LED TVs, many of which are compact in size and come at a very cheap price. The Finlux 24flz274s is a clear example for that - that is basically a 24 inch HD LED TV with resolution of 1366 x 768. One big advantage of the 24flz274s is its energy efficiencyclass, being class A+.
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LEMFO LEM5 specs and product overview

The LEMFO LEM5 Android 5.1 MTK6580 1GB/ 8GB Smart Watch Phone - Test and Review

LEMFO LEM5 specs and product overview

Today at Test and Review I will be sharing some more information with you about a very interesting smartwatch which comes at a pretty decent price - the LEMFO LEM5. This is basically a quad-core Android smartwatch with 1GB of RAM and 1.39 inch IPS display. Here are its main specifications:
  • Display: 1.39 inch IPS OLED Round Display with resolution of 400 by 400 
  • Frequency Band: 2G: GSM 850 900 1900 2100/ 3G: WCDMA 850 1900 2100 
  • RAM 1GB + 8GB in flash  
  • OS Android 5.1  
  • Bluetooth / GPS / WiFi Supported   
  • Stylish popular private Clock Interface for choice  
  • Features: Heart Rate Monitor, Pedometer and Sedentary Reminder  
  • Battery capacity: 450 mAh
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Renault targeting X4 and GLE customers with the all new Arkana?

2020 Renault Arkana SUV walkaround and unveiling - video from Moscow motor show

Renault Arkana SUV
Renault Arkana impresses with aggressive sporty design

Renault is launching a brand new SUV (or should I say coupe crossover), presented at the 2018 Moscow Motor Show - ARKANA. The new vehicle reminds very much of what BMW pioneered some years ago with the X6 and later with the smaller X4 and recently by Mercedes as well (please don't ask me to spell their model line, it is just ridiculous... GLE, GLC etc.).
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IFA 2018 - everything you need to know

What are the news and technology trends from the 2018 IFA exhibition in Berlin - check out in the short video presentation

IFA 2018 video

One of the biggest international exhibitions for consumer electronics IFA 2018 ends today. What are the trends from one of the oldest shows as well, check out in the following video, enjoy:

IFA 2018 summary - video

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eBay UK offers cheap 11 inch "back to school" laptop - Lenovo IdeaPad 120S

Very good deal for the 11 inch laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK at eBay UK - price info, specifications, features and my opinion about this compact computer

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK review

Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK


It is this time of the year when parents are eager to buy new "equipment" for their kids for the beginning of the new school year. Retailers take this moment seriously and offer variety of good deals from different categories. Today at our consumer blog I will be taking a closer look at the compact 11 inch laptop Lenovo IdeaPad 120S 81A4005PUK. Currently it is offered for just £110 at eBay UK, which I believe is a pretty good price. Here are its main features:
  • 11.6 HD display with resolution of 1366 x 768
  • 1.1 GHz Intel Celeron n3350 dual-core processor
  • Intel HD 500 graphics card
  • Up to 8 hours of battery life
  • 4 GB DDR4 RAM
  • 32 GB eMMC storage space
  • Micro SD media card reader.
  • 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 USB Type-C port
  • 1 HDMI port
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi connection
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Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster - my review

Product specifications and my review of the designer toaster Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12

Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster
Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster review

I have reviewed plenty of our Tefal products these days and I have to admit most of them function really well, nothing major to complain. The most recent was the deep fryer TEFAL Uno M, which is pretty good as well.

Tefal Subito 3 toaster Tefal Subito 3 TT260D12 toaster

Today we will take a closer look at a product that is not very popular but could attract your attention thanks to its beautiful design and of course good build quality - the Tefal Subito 3 Red Wine TT260D12 toaster (also known as TEFAL Subito TT260D12, please note no wine is included in the box whatsoever).
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