SimplyShred SG-832C: One Of The Best Ultra Quiet Heavy-Duty Micro-Cut Paper Shredders In The Market!

Looking for a shredder that pulverises the paper and eliminates your worries about identity theft? Something that operates quietly and does the job amazingly, every time? Then, have a look at this review of SimplyShred SG-832C, which is one of the best options for the kind of shredder you have been looking for. This isn’t the cheapest paper shredder but it’s a good one.

Military-strength document destruction

The cutting technology of this shredder ensures that no one can reconstruct anything that has been fed through this machine. The micro-cut is extremely fine. The high security shredder works on security level 4, and cuts your mail, documents and credit cards into really tiny pieces of scrap which is completely unreadable.

Good functionality

It has two shredding slots on the top: a smaller slot for credit cards, and a 9 inch wide paper slot for effectively swallowing 6 to 10 paper sheets at a time. The special slot for shredding credit cards will slice of your cards quite nicely and quietly. The rollers prove to be more of a convenience than being a necessity. Also included is a small bottle of lubricating-oil, and plastic liner bags made for the waste basket. The capacity of its large pullout drawer-style waste-can is 9 gallons. The plastic bag liner that comes with it can be reused many times over, though, the back doesn’t need to be changed frequently.

Very reliable

It won’t break down easily, even if it faces a really tough job that it’s not designed for. To prolong its life, the heavy-duty micro-cut paper shredder machine has been programmed to shut down for 40 minutes after 10 to 15 minutes of continuous usage. The Smart jam technology stops the motor and also sends an alert on the display. There’s a reverse mode in order to help remove the jams. Apart from that, there’s a one year warranty on the parts and labor.

Extremely quiet

The operation is fairly quiet, more quiet than the sound that comes from a table fan. So, you can’t hear it working, unless you are in the same room – it’s that quiet.

Who Would Buy This?

If you need a shredder that can completely obliterate, while being easy-to-use and compact-sized – SimplyShred SG-832C is for you! This shredder is a great addition to any small business, home office or home that regularly needs to shred useless paper and other small things.

Value For Money?

Overall, it’s a great product, and it’s light-years ahead of any shredder you might have previously owned. No matter how they or small is a workload, this shredder can get things done. Taking into account all the finer details and functionality of this shredder, it’s a value for money, and highly recommended!

A Review of the EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter Pod

The EcoPad refillable Senseo coffee pod is one of those great little inventions just about every Senseo coffee maker owner may eventually consider buying. I bought my EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter online at Amazon’s website and here is what I found.

EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter: Price

I bought my pack of EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filters online at Amazon’s website for $5.99 before tax and shipping. You get 2 pod coffee filters for this price. I found the price to be reasonable since you can reuse them over and over and over.

EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter Reviews: Use

The refillable coffee filters work in your Senseo the same way the premade store bought version do. First though, you need to fill them with yoru favorite coffee.

I use a nice dark roast coffee in mind. Simply use a small spoon to pour the coffee grounds into the pod until full. This takes about 2 tablespoons for me. Press to shut and then pop in your Senseo.

These can be washed out by hand, but I often throw mine in the dishwasher to save some time. Try to get most of the grounds out before you put them in the dishwasher.

EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter Reviews: Negatives

With all of this being said there are a few negatives to the EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filters. First of all, filling them is a bit tedious. If you have more time then money though, this can be over looked.

Beyond the filling of the pods, cleaning them is a little bit more annoying. You can run water in them to get the grounds out and this take a second or two. Again, this is a drawback or negative that can be overlooked if you simply want to have your favorite coffee in the morning.

My best tip to you is to buy more than one pack. Try to have enough so that you can make it through 3 days without being forced to wash out the filters. This will save so much time in the morning.

EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter Reviews: Overall

Overall, I do recommend buying the EcoPad Refillable Senseo Coffee Filter, although I would only recommend to use them with cheap coffee makers. They do work, but do involve a bit of work. Depending on how much you miss your favorite coffee, these negatives may not be so negative at all!

They do stand up to washing, being reused, and are a pretty quality product. They are easy to find online and very affordable.

Lean Cuisine Panini Vs. Healthy Choice Panini

Lean Cuisine struck frozen-entree gold last year with the introduction of their line of panini sandwiches. The products generated a large buzz in weight loss forums and stores found it hard to keep them in stock. Not to be outdone, rival brand Healthy Choice unveiled its own line of panini sandwiches this year, which begs the question– which panini wins the sandwich fight? I decided to do a comparison of both the taste and nutritional value of the competing brands. In one corner, we have the champ, Lean Cuisine Southwest Style Chicken Panini. In the other corner, the challenger, Healthy Choice Smoked Chicken Panini. Nutritionally, there are some differences in the products. Lean Cuisine’s Panini weighs in with 280 calories versus Healthy Choice’s 310 calories. Healthy Choice wins the fat grams battle with 4.5 grams to Lean Cuisine’s 7 grams. So both are low calorie and low in fat, but both are high in sodium. The Healthy Choice Panini has 580 mg of sodium- 24 per cent of the daily recommended amount, and the Lean Cuisine Panini has a whopping 730 mg- a full 30 per cent of your daily sodium intake. Lean Cuisine has an impressive 20 grams of protein, but Healthy Choice tops it with 25 grams of protein. With less fat and sodium and more protein, Healthy Choice is the better choice nutritionally.

When the paninis are taken out of the boxes, there are two readily discernible differences. The Lean Cuisine Panini is mounded high with chicken, cheese and vegetables, while the meat and cheese portions on the Health Choice Panini looked skimpy by comparison. The second difference is the grilling tray. Each panini comes with a silver reflective tray to brown and crisp the bread. Lean Cuisine’s tray has strips cut out so that the bread will have “grill” marks when the sandwich is cooked in the microwave. Healthy Choice has a solid tray, so presumably there won’t be any grill marks.

The sandwiches are cooked open face in the microwave for around three minutes. Both smelled wonderful as they were cooked. I assembled the Lean Cuisine Panini and noticed that the grill marks were very light, but the bread was crispy and not at all soggy. A longer cooking time might produce more noticible grill marks, but it could also make the edges of the bread tough. I assembled the Healthy Choice Panini and was surprised to see dramatic grill marks. These are apparently pre-grilled before being frozen, or the marks are painted on with food coloring. The bread, like the Lean Cuisine, was crispy and brown. The similarities ended at the toasted bread, however.

The Lean Cuisine Panini was slightly spicy with lots of cheese. The panini was a little messy, with cheese dripping onto the plate. Make sure you have napkins! The chicken was tender and plump. Overall, the panini was excellent. The Health Choice Panini didn’t fare as well. There was very little cheese and the chicken had an artificial starchy taste. The sandwich was very bland except for the barbecue sauce, which was not smoky or spicy, only very sweet. The panini was also very thin and overall unsatisfying.

The Lean Cuisine Southwest Style Chicken Panini was the clear taste winner over Healthy Choice Smoked Chicken Panini. Both retail for around $2.85, although you can find a maker here: panini press walmart.

The Taking of Panini Pass

John Ross groaned as the bucket of water brought him out of darkness. As the room kept spinning he began to remember why he was on the floor looking at a pair of high-shined Army boots. He’d lost his temper again and told the company first sergeant “‘your wife is fatter than a barnyard sow.” He wondered if they would throw him in the stockade this time. A hairy, meaty fist grabbed his shirt and yanked him to his feet. First Sergeant Polowski said, “My wife is the Army, and by god, you will go and fight for your country.” John couldn’t believe the speed and power of the punch, with which the older and heavier man had blindsided him with. First Sergeant Polowski looked at John and said, “never take you eyes off of your enemy, consider this a private lecture.”

The troops on board of the ship were weak and pale from being constantly seasick during the long voyage to England. Many couldn’t remember the last time they had felt good. The never ending swells churned up from the storms continuously buffeted the old transport ship. To make matters worse the sailors were riding them good about it. Some of the troops on board were to be left in the infantry but a few of the select soldiers had completed parachute training and were the newly created special operations troops in the war against the Axis powers.

The coast of England was gray and forbidding as the old ship neared port. The fog never seemed to lift, and the damp air was chilling to the bone. Many of the men had recovered a bit of their swagger as they neared the pier for disembarking. The common thread of conversation involved women, drinking and food. Once ashore they were loaded on to transport trucks to take them to their new home nicknamed, ‘Soggy Bottoms.’

The tents were already drooping wetly from the constant rain, and the mud was everywhere. John thought to himself, ‘I will get through this damn war alive, come hell or high water.’

The bugle sounded reveille at 0500 hours on the first morning ashore. Fifteen minutes later the troops were beginning their 5 mile run though the hills surrounding the base. John always enjoyed the running and physical side of the Army since he knew the stronger he was, the better his chances to survive the unknown. The mix of Irish and Cherokee ancestry had created a strong, swift, yet stubborn individual with a very strong will. John knew that if he could keep from mouthing off to the NCO’s his life would be much easier.. Since his run-in with the first sergeant he had been keeping a low profile and trying to steer clear of trouble. Tonight, most of the men had been given passes to go into town as a reward for their hard training and long voyage over. Even the English beer would taste good after such a long, dry spell.

John dove into the pile of soldiers and began to swing at anything in an English uniform. Some drunken fool had insulted the queen and the English weren’t pleased at all. A large red-faced bloke swung, but John saw it coming and ducked. He threw a left hook into the exposed side of the opponent and when the soldier bent forward John unleashed an uppercut all the way from Oklahoma. The Tommie was out before he thudded to the wooden floor, one down and a lot more to go. The shrill whistles began to make themselves heard in the melee. The MP’s came in swinging their attitude- adjuster clubs on anyone who was still fighting. This time John controlled his fighting urge, and stopped his aggression in time. In stomped a small terrier of a man, but with a steely look about him surveying the demolished room. Clearing his throat he said, “my name is Major Andrews, and you will return to your troop areas immediately, and be assured, there will be consequences for this trouble.”

Three grueling weeks later, and the 509th was on the way to join in the struggle against the Italians and Nazis in the mountainous terrain of Italy. The group was finely tuned and ready for a good fight against the enemy. All of the long months of physical training, along with the homesickness had worked their tempers to a thin edge. John looked up as First Sergeant Polowski studied him with an evaluating look. The first sergeant nodded a quiet acceptance of approval at the soldier John had been molded into. Since their ‘private lecture’, John had buckled down and done everything and more that was demanded of him. John knew that everything that the First Sergeant had taught him would help keep him alive in the months ahead. Soon, they would receive their operational briefing from divisional headquarters.

The Colonel looked over the troops and said, “We’re going to drop behind enemy lines and our objective is to take control of a vital point called Panini Pass.” The Colonel went on to tell the men that the pass controlled the high point guarding the enemy supply line on the mountain roads. Everyone knew that this was going to be a well defended location, due to the strategic importance to keep control of movement and supplies. John knew the Italians were known to be tough on any battlefield, but in their own backyard they would be twice as tough. There was a long silence as the men digested the orders, and began to question their own preparation and inner strength. They would be leaving for battle in just three days.

The jumpmaster of the plane came back where the paratroopers were seated and yelled out loudly, ‘five minutes to jump.’ The Captain told the men to stand and attach their jump lines since each one had been checked out for correct rigging less than one hour ago. John clipped in and waited quietly as he thought about the family farm in Grady County, Oklahoma, and the friends from school, who were still back home living a much safer life. John thought to himself, ‘it’s time to find out what you’re made of.’ As that thought went through his head the line in front of him began to move. As he approached the open door the roar of the wind was like the sound of a tornado that was much too close. When the man in front of John vanished into the darkness of the night sky, he exhaled slowly and flexed his knees to relax.

The wind hit him like a runaway steer, and it took a moment to become oriented to the position of the stars in the sky. The chute jerked open harshly, but it was a welcome pain he felt. Once he the felt his descent begin to slow, he began to plan his initial movement before touching down on the ground. He knew that in theory they would all land within a mile of each other, but even in daylight jumps that was often impossible to achieve. He didn’t want to think of anything but the plan that they had been drilled with, and the positive projection given at the final briefing. He checked the straps holding his rifle and grenades, then felt for the 45 pistol that was next to his canteen. He dropped his long line with the hope that he would feel a slight push from it as the cord touched the ground a scant 20 feet before he would impact. John realized that the best he could wish for, was that no enemy waited below as he approached the ground.

With a hip jarring shock, John hit the ground with his knees tucked and rolled with the impact to lessen its effect. He quickly collapsed his chute and rolled it up, and then took out his 45 pistol while listening intently for danger. With no sound of enemy fire John began to move quietly looking for the rest of his squad. As they assembled silently the first sergeant spoke quietly taking roll call. Out of the squad of 45 men only 39 could be accounted for in the initial head count. As they fanned out searching in the darkness, they could begin to hear muted groans from their injured comrades. John silently cussed to himself about the six injured men that would have to be guarded and cared for, further weakening the squad even before they began their move for Panini Pass.

They began to move out at 0400 hours, moving quietly with only an occasional muted sound emitted from their equipment. The terrain quickly steepened, narrow paths ceased to exist, and then the near vertical climb began. The walls began to close in and the men came closer than was optimal for combat. As the grey sky began to show first light the first sergeant turned to look his squad over. As Polowski gave the silent arm signal they began to spread out.

The helmet flew off as the first sergeants skull exploded. The sharp crack of a high-powered sniper rifle followed. Everyone hit the ground and tried to find the direction of sniper fire. The enemy now knew that the Americans were there. The shrill scream froze the men in place as the shells began to hit around them. As the ground began to erupt with devastating effect, men began to die. Bodies were flung high in the air, sometimes only an arm or leg pin-wheeled in the sky. John realized that to stay in place, was to invite sure death.

As he gritted his teeth in anticipation of a bullet, John rose quickly to his feet and began to scramble upward. After an eternity of ten seconds he dove to the ground and rolled to the side as bullets sprayed the area. Taking shelter behind a large rock John signaled to the decimated soldiers below. Taking courage from his example, they began to surge up the steep wall of the canyon. The two hidden machine guns opened up from either side above them, and more paratroopers went down, never to rise again. They were pinned down and the artillery rounds began to walk up the steep gulley behind them.

John rose to his feet again and signaled the men to get on the move quickly. The remaining eight para-troopers moved on his command, but the two freshly inserted soldiers from the intelligence division crawled over to a fresh artillery crater, and quickly ducked out of sight. These two were not part of the regular team and had decided to think for themselves, and wait the barrage out. They never heard the shell that turned their bodies into a spray of red and brown earth. The old saying of, ‘ a shell never hits the same place twice’, was proven wrong. John shook his head at the sight before turning to get a visual fix on the two machine guns that had them in dire straits.

Quick, choppy hand signals from John to the remaining eight men and the covering fire began. Drawing from inner reserves, John soon had maneuvered behind the machine gun nest on the left. Saying a silent prayer he took out two grenades, pulled the pins and threw. Hugging the ground, the dirt and rocks fell around him, then only silence for a brief, short moment. Looking around the piece of rock that provided scant cover, John saw that his throws had been on the money. He silently said to himself, “Polowski, you old mule of a first sergeant, I will never forget your lecture.”

All remaining eight warriors of the 509th began to pour concentrated fire at the remaining machine gun nest. This strategy gave John the opportunity to climb even higher in order to bring death from above to the enemy. He pulled the pin on his last grenade and heaved a perfect throw that went just behind the gunner in the nest. He hugged the ground and held his helmet tightly. Nothing, but the sound of the machine gun firing at his comrades.

John thought to himself, ‘ now, the crap has really hit the fan!’ Carefully raising his head, he tried to take inventory of the opposition enclosed within the sandbags and rocks. He said quietly to himself, “John, me bucko, its time to shine.” He knew that he didn’t have the angle to use his gun on the enemy. It would have to be down and dirty time. He attached the bayonet to his M1 and checked that his 45 was still in place. From a custom leather sheath on his thigh he drew out the hunting knife given to him by his father after basic training. John’s father had told him as he handed him the knife, ‘John, I pray you don’t have to use this, but it belonged to my grandfather and it saved his life once’

John gripped the knife blade between his teeth and began his approach. Using the skills he had learned as a youngster years ago, when hunting with his father on the plains of Oklahoma. As John approached the nest, he quietly wiggled forward on his stomach to the sandbags in back. Rising silently as death, John took a slow breath and leaped over the top into the unknown.

He landed in good position, just behind the gunner and buried his bayonet between the shoulder blades of the enemy. He ducked and shoulder rolled to his left while drawing his Colt 45 from the holster. John fired at the same time as the ammo belt loader pulled the trigger on his Italian made pistol. John’s side exploded in pain, and as light flashed before his eyes, he saw the forehead of the enemy soldier blow apart from his bullet. John collapsed to the ground from the pain. The pistol flew from his hand as the boot made contact. The unobserved officer had chosen his time for attack well.

As the barrel caressed the side of his face, John’s hand began a frantic search on the ground for anything to defend himself with. ‘Dead Americani’, said the officer as his trigger finger began to tighten. John’s family flashed before his eyes as his left hand thrust upwards. With a scream of agony, the enemy officer looked down in surprise at the elk handle protruding from his inner thigh. The pain to John’s right hand intensified as the trigger was pulled rapidly in desperation. John had wedged his small finger in front of the hammer on the Italian’s pistol. He could pull the trigger, but it wouldn’t save his life. The blood gushed from the severed artery in the officer’s left thigh.

With a groan of final surrender the Italian folded to the ground, already the light was fading from his disbelieving eyes. John removed the weapon from his opponents hand, then pulled the knife from the dead mans leg. He carefully wiped the blood from the blade, and said a silent prayer thanking his ancestor and father for the gift. As John began to lose consciousness he could hear voices coming closer. He closed his eyes with relief, his comrades would see him to safety.

Two weeks later as John lay in the base infirmary the visiting American general saluted and said, ‘soldier, taking out those two machine gun emplacements opened up the way for the capture of Panini Pass. You earned yourself a silver star, and of course, a purple heart. Unfortunately for you, the doctors say your wound requires a long re-cooperation period. I believe this will best be accomplished back home.’ The general saluted John, and as he was walking away he turned and said,”that is one helluva bowie knife you carry.’

Best DSLR Cameras

Apparently, the camera isn’t going to work without lenses, so this seems to be an odd means to sell the DSLR. DSLR cameras offer you a lot more control over the caliber of your photos, and their larger sensors can produce far more vibrant and in depth photos also. Interchangeable lens cameras like mirrorless and DSLR cameras are amazingly versatile tools, because of their capacity to use many lenses.

DSLR cameras utilize interchangeable lenses for greater resolution. A great deal of people actually get the best entry level dslr camera without really being aware of what they are or the way in which they work. A DSLR camera grants you the ability to capture images utilizing many different interchangeable lenses, manual exposure controls, and other pro-style capabilities. With our assortment of choices, you’ll find DSLR cameras and a lot more types that offer you stunning outcomes.

When you get a camera, you definitely get a camera bag. This specific camera is among the smallest and lightest around. While classic point-and-shoot cameras possess just one lens that can not ever be removed, DSLR cameras utilize interchangeable lenses, which means that you may swap out and choose lenses which best suit your requirements.

Each camera has a particular kind of lens mount, that is the section of the camera body at which you’ll attach the lens. These cameras include a selection of lenses with different focal lengths, that offer superior superior images. Though they are well-equipped with all the essential features, there are some accessories that can help you improve your photography skills. Additionally, anyone who won’t bother carrying bigger cameras during trips can definitely capture back plenty of excellent photos by using dSLR camera. Very best Canon CameraThe ideal Canon camera might be a DSLR or among the point and shoot models.

Smartphone cameras are taking charge of the very low end of the marketplace, which is fueling development of the greatest DSLR cameras. Whether you’re buying your very first camera, or your 5th camera, purchasing a camera may be a challenging decision making process. A very simple camera often are going to have sluggish performance, which might allow you to skip a photo. Pay a little more cash over the D3300 and you receive far more camera.

In such instances, together with knowing which camera tops the charts (in no specific order), we’ve thought of offering you the specifications of every one of those cameras. Put simply, if you’re getting a new camera at this time, go with the D7200 over the D7100. Later, you may always get a fancy new DSLR camera if you’d like.

Every camera is made for a goal. Cameras with higher megapixel counts are more vulnerable to disturbance at higher ISOs, although many modern cameras have higher megapixels with superior sound reduction. This accessory is crucial because the camera in addition to the lenses need protection from dust, soil, and the weather. It is undoubtedly the optimal/optimally camera available on the market for outdoor, nature, and big prints.

DSLRs offer you exceptional versatility. Should you opt for a DSLR, following our guidelines can help you to pick the camera and lens system that fulfills your requirements and your financial plan. Singling out an expert DSLR is about more than simply locating the camera with the very best technical specs. Professional DSLRs have a tendency to lean toward this conclusion of the spectrum.

If you’re searching for a DSLR (digital single-lens reflex), take a look at our selection of DSLR cameras. As you’re reading this, we will assume you’re leaning towards a DSLR on account of the image quality and versatility they supply at a fair price point. For a very long time, DSLRs were only employed by professionals from all over the world. Moreover, DSLR has interchangeable lens in addition, this type of camera has a larger sensor size. The optimal/optimally DSLR walkaround lens is that which may be used to have a bulk of shots. To assist you get the best dSLR for your requirements, I’ve put together a list of the best 10 dSLRs readily available today.

Nikon have some top high quality lenses that are ideal for sports photography so there’s lots of choice. It has garnered many loyal customers over the years in a very intense DSLR market. If you purchase a Nikon or Canon DSLR and get started acquiring specialty lenses, you might want to improve your camera every couple of decades, but with the correct care the lenses should endure for decades.

Canon utilized some great cost-saving methods to make it occur. Canon has made a superb camera for enthusiast photographers. Canon disclaims and does not have any responsibility for your usage of such images.

Lenovo Ideapad 700 15.6″ FHD Gaming Laptop Review

These days, a lot of advanced gadgets have been introduced into the market. People look to these gadgets when they need to fight boredom. A laptop is not a new product, but its popularity has increased significantly over the past few years. People contemplate making use of it to attain entertainment in addition to using it to get work done. When we talk about a gaming laptop, there are a lot of features that you need to take into consideration. You need to ensure that the laptop is responsive and has a quality screen. It also needs to have a long battery life. If you are looking for a new gaming laptop, this Lenovo Ideapad 700 15.6″ FHD gaming laptop is an option that you can take a look at.


All of us endeavor to ensure that the laptop we purchase is such that we would be able to flaunt it with style and would also be able to carry it with ease. This laptop manages to fulfill those criteria. It is provided with a lightweight, sleek, slim and stylish design. Hence, you can carry it with a lot of ease and would not need to be hesitant in flaunting it in public.


Performance is not something that you would have to be worried about when it comes to this laptop. It is powered by an Intel standard voltage CPU, so it is capable of providing you with the kind of CPU performance that will leave you impressed. Furthermore, the PCIe SSD ensures that you get better read and write speeds. The NVIDIA graphics are also a nice touch. All in all, you will find that the laptop can be used to handle other tasks in addition to being used for the purpose of gaming, and it will fulfill both requirements efficiently.


  • Sleek and slim design
  • Responsive
  • The screen and graphic combination is impressive and ensures that you get the full entertainment out of games and movies
  • The sound quality is satisfactory
  • Affordable
  • Profound in quality
  • Long battery life


  • The trackpad can be a drawback. You will need to click it with pressure. Simply tapping it would not get the work done
  • You will not find much details or instructions with the product
  • It is not a touch screen, so if you are looking for an advanced option, this would not work


It all comes down to expectations of this powerful gaming laptop. If you are looking for a laptop that would provide you with satisfactory performance and would ensure that you have a good time gaming, this one will manage to impress. At the price that it is available at, the features that it offers are certainly impressive. Everything from the quality to the performance and design of the laptop is good, and you would not get a reason to complain as long as you are realistic about your expectations. This laptop is certainly worth a look.