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I had to buy something new today. When I saw the DW5110-D1 I just knew I had made the right choice. The sleek lines of the DW5110-D1, the way it sat, the designer had obviously influenced by the design and lines of a single seat racing car. The blue and white paint scheme looked so right on the DW5110-D1.

I got if home and unpacked it quickly and fired it up and put it to work. I admired its shape and form as I waited for the DW5110-D1 to warm up. I quickly familiarised myself with the controls of the DW5110-D1. Fully charged it burbled like an F1 racer on tick over.

I flicked it in to high power mode, turning the click wheel of the DW5110-D1 to the desired setting, waiting for the acknowledgement signal and then we were ready.

I was immediately impressed with the handling of the DW5110-D1, it took the rough with the smooth, carving it’s way through creases leaving a smooth path behind it.

The impressive power to weight ratio of the DW5110-D1 was no doubt the key to its high performance over all surfaces. The small turning circle of the DW5110-D1 and its shapely designed nose shape helps it get in and out of tight spots.

A pile of shirts completed, I stood and admired my new DW-5110 Rowenta Steam iron……..

Improving your Skype audio

I use Skype a lot these days for keeping in touch with family and friends around the world. Computer to Computer calls are free so it makes a lot of sense to use it

However are you getting the best from your Skype set-up?

Because of the small delays in transmission across the internet it is possible that you might get an ‘echo’ coming back to you, which can be quite distracting.

Whilst Skype works with nearly all computer set ups. I don’t recommend using the built in microphone and speakers on your laptop.  You can improve the performance of your set-up by just plugging in some earphones/headphones in to the speaker out socket (normally the green socket) on your laptop or computer. This will isolate the incoming audio from your outgoing audio via the microphone.

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