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Top 25 Holiday Gifts Ideas - Something for Everybody on Your List

Top 25 Holiday Gifts Ideas - Something for Everybody on Your List
4.10 Star Very Good From 120 Reviews
Reviewed on: March 31, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$399.99-$449.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Sleek and smart, easy to use, comfortable GPS watch
  • GPS works accurately for running, biking and swimming
  • Comes with Heart Rate Monitor
  • Works well in open water and pools and keeps track of swimming strokes
  • Works well for cycling and bicycle mount kit works well
  • Long battery life
  • Easy to read display

    Cons

  • Gives trouble while using the ANT+ stick to transfer the data
  • Heart rate monitor does not work in water
  • GPS tracking stops working some times
Where to Buy

$399.99

Amazon

$399.99

eBay

$400.00

REI
Review Summary

Garmin Forerunner 910XT is a sleek, smart and comfortable multisport GPS-enabled wrist watch that provides accurate and detailed swim metrics, cycling distance, speed and other metrics and also tracks distance, pace, elevation and heart rate for running.

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4.30 Star Very Good From 392 Reviews
Reviewed on: April 22, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$24-$35

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Good for short and long hair, thin and thick hair
  • Makes nice subtle waves
  • Adds volume and body to hair to give sexy look
  • Can get many variations of the wave depending on usage style
  • Easy to use and get long lasting beautiful curls
  • Gentle and effective
  • Good value for money

    Cons

  • Has a strong smell when used
  • Complicated for some users and needs some practice before using
  • Little bulky
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Bedhead Deep Wave Iron helps you create long-lasting, fizz-free bouncy waves in your hair to get those admiring glances every time.

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4.00 Star Good From 5402 Reviews
Reviewed on: January 31, 2014Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$399.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Great graphics
  • Much faster than its predecessor
  • Lightning fast interface
  • Playstation store works well, Playstation plus is good for online gaming
  • All games are full 1080p
  • Seamless and smooth social interaction
  • New DualShock 4 wireless controller is phenomenal and very comfortable

    Cons

  • No backward compatibility
  • Game point system does not work well
  • Does not play audio CDs
  • Online gaming required PS+ paid account
Where to Buy
Review Summary

PlayStation 4 is the best place to play with dynamic, connected gaming, powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features.

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4.70 Star Excellent From 280 Reviews
Reviewed on: July 15, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$3299.00-$3499.00

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Truly exceptional picture quality even in low light
  • High ISO range and performance with good noise reduction
  • Flawless auto focus with 6 FPS and 61-point AF
  • CF and SD card storage for backup
  • Excellent IQ and super-fast processor
  • Fantastic video performance
  • Sturdy and quality built body

    Cons

  • Little noisy on long exposures
  • Not fully weather sealed
  • Expensive
Where to Buy

$3299.99

BestBuy

$3499.00

Amazon

$3499.00

Canon
Review Summary

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III 22.3MP Digital SLR Camera Body (lens required and sold separately) with supercharged EOS performance and full frame, high-resolution image capture is designed to perform.

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4.50 Star Excellent From 995 Reviews
Reviewed on: November 30, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$29.95-$39.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Fun and creative toy for whole family
  • Induces positivity and discipline among kids
  • Adds educational value of right and wrong
  • Gift set includes light skin boy Elf with storybook
  • Makes a good decoration piece
  • Dark skin and girl scout also available
  • Affordable purchase for new holiday season

    Cons

  • Low quality Elf
  • Some parents find story to be negative and creepy
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas Traditional tool that helps Santa know which kid is to be listed as naughty and nice.

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4.60 Star Excellent From 485 Reviews
Reviewed on: March 11, 2014Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$9.98-$19.95

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Fun for all ages
  • Good quality pieces
  • Good value for money
  • A simple thinking game
  • Pictorial game; no reading needed
  • Great concept based on 20 questions
  • Strengthens memory power

    Cons

  • Fewer cards make the game repetitive
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Uncontrollable and continuous laughter would be the only music associated with the Hedbanz board game that has no correlation with rock music whatsoever.

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4.90 Star Excellent From 876 Reviews
Reviewed on: November 18, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$45.07-$64.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Teaches kids basics of electricity and electronics
  • Good educational and fun toy
  • Easy to understand and follow
  • Helps child get away from the computer or from video games
  • Develops imagination and creativity among kids
  • 300 projects to work on
  • Can be expanded to 500 projects

    Cons

  • Some instructions may be a bit too technical for kids
  • At times, connections are prone to errors
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Snap Circuits SC-300 is a great toy for children to enjoy and at the same time, learn from as they follow instructions and build a variety of projects.

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4.60 Star Excellent From 600 Reviews
Reviewed on: January 27, 2014Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$44.86-$69.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy, Simple and quiet operation
  • Quick and even heating for medium sized rooms
  • 2 comfortable heat setting - high and low
  • Oscillation feature spreads heat in wider area
  • Automatic overheat protection
  • Energy saving with 7-hour timer; Comes with a remote control
  • Designer metal base to avoid tripping; Stylish design

    Cons

  • Thermostat does not work well on low setting
  • Not suitable for larger rooms
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Lasko 6435 Designer Series Ceramic Oscillating Heater with Remote Control displays a decorative metal scrollwork base that blends beautifully with any home decor.

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4.20 Star Very Good From 318 Reviews
Reviewed on: November 11, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$69.99-$84.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy to install and operate
  • Dual placement option - floor placing or wall mountable
  • Two heat setting: High at 1500 W and Low at 750 W
  • Thermal cut-off feature to prevent overheating
  • Built-in tip-over switch with caution indicators
  • Lightweight and easily portable
  • Very quiet with stylish looks

    Cons

  • Takes time to heat up the room
Where to Buy
Review Summary

DeLonghi HMP1500 Mica Panel Heater is sleek and offers a stylish way to heat any small to medium sized room.

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4.70 Star Excellent From 231 Reviews
Reviewed on: December 13, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$63.95-$84.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Great for keeping feet warm and dry
  • Comfortable and snug fit
  • Can be worn with or without socks
  • Looks good for snow boots, Has brushed leather and faux fur
  • Lightweight boots
  • Good waterproof construction
  • Right size shaft, Not too short, Not too tall

    Cons

  • Little or no arch support
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Columbia Sportswear Women's Ice Maiden Lace Cold Weather Boot keeps you warm and comfortable on the coldest winter days and offers the type of style you feel good about.

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4.40 Star Very Good From 154 Reviews
Reviewed on: January 23, 2014Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$93.60-$120.00

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Comfortable boots with good grip rubber sole
  • Warm to wear
  • Lightweight
  • Waterproof nylon upper
  • Very sturdy, excellent material
  • Great design, perfect snow boots
  • Comes in many nice colors

    Cons

  • May have to buy one size larger than your normal shoes
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Columbia Women's Minx Mid Snow Boots is a great pair that is both warm and comfortable to wear.

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4.40 Star Very Good From 78 Reviews
Reviewed on: December 13, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$49.97-$79.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Keeps feet warm and dry
  • Comfortable to wear and a great fit
  • Lightweight and easy to walk around in
  • Sure-grip TPU outsole with self-cleaning lugs
  • Waterproof construction ensures bone-dry feet
  • High collar keeps the snow out
  • Great price

    Cons

  • May not be that warm and needs socks to keep warmth
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Kamik Men's Nationplus Boot is a comfortable footwear designed to be worn in snow and cold temperatures to keep your feet warm and dry.

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4.00 Star Good From 111 Reviews
Reviewed on: December 13, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$56.90-$74.95

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Keeps feet warm and dry in snow
  • Comfortable to wear with cushions on either side of Achilles tendon
  • Easy to slip on and off
  • Good and snug fit
  • Heel pull tab for dressing convenience
  • Has a removable EVA comfort footbed
  • Easy to wipe off and clean

    Cons

  • Heel pull tab may break off easily
Review Summary

These Sorel Men's Cheyanne Boots are comfortable to wear as they can easily slip on and off.

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4.40 Star Very Good From 244 Reviews
Reviewed on: November 01, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$19.95-$46.04

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Many zippered pockets, provides plenty of room
  • Adjustable dividers, can keep many boxes on each compartment
  • Can keep a wide variety of items
  • Great for organizing your fishing tools, hooks, and many more
  • Provides a lot of storage space, waterproof storages, material is made from nylon
  • Good Pricing for the quality of the tackle
  • Durable bag, comfortable to carry around with you

    Cons

  • Smaller than it looks
  • Flimsy zippers that easily breaks off
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Ready to Fish Soft Sided Tackle Bag comes with many zippered pockets that you can use to hold a variety of things, from reels to hooks and even to the spools of your rod.

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4.70 Star Excellent From 299 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 14, 2014Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$43.95-$64.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Built-in fish finder, great for fishing in deep waters
  • Adjustable drag tension, smooth drag, has a spare spool
  • Long casts, holds a lot of line
  • Affordable pricing
  • Can fish for large fishes, strong reels
  • Has a bait-feeder option
  • Fast retrieve

    Cons

  • Not as smooth but smooth enough
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Okuma Avenger ABF Graphite Bait Feeder Reel is great for fishing in deep waters with one of its best features, the fish finder, you can move about and see where the fishes are.

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4.60 Star Excellent From 342 Reviews
Reviewed on: October 20, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$199.00-$219.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Compact and lightweight, with plenty of power and torque
  • Lifetime service warranty on the tools and the batteries
  • Each tool has nice feel and balance
  • Nice work light and good battery indicators
  • Radio is nice and works well
  • Batteries charge fast and battery charger prevents overcharging
  • Great tool at competitive price

    Cons

  • None
Where to Buy

$219.99

eBay
Review Summary

The RIDGID R9601 is a 18-Volt Cordless Drill and Impact Driver Combo Kit that comes with 3 tools and a free Radio.

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4.30 Star Very Good From 269 Reviews
Reviewed on: October 20, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$39.99-$49.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Very versatile tool with powerful 1.5 A motor
  • Works as detail sander, close-quarter saw, drywall cut-out tool, power scraper, grout removal tool, and more
  • Easy to use and control even with 21,000 oscillations per minute
  • Gives precise cuts and good for tight spaces
  • Many different attachments are available
  • Adapters are available for using with tools of other brands
  • Well worth the price

    Cons

  • Not the best for curved cuts
  • Velcro wears off the pad in fairly short order
  • Metal backer on sanding pad is the same size as the pad
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Genesis GMT15A Multi-Purpose Oscillating Tool is the most useful and versatile power tool for home repair, remodeling and restoration.

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4.10 Star Very Good From 250 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 23, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$19.35-$23.25

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Well-made and good quality
  • Decent sound quality which does not create disturbance or annoyance to others
  • Light weight and durable
  • Good size for toddlers and grown up children
  • Reasonable price
  • Colorful band set

    Cons

  • Tambourine breaks easily
  • Younger children may need supervision due to metal triangle and stick
  • Corner of wooden crate can hurt at times
  • Not so good sound quality
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Melissa & Dough Band in a Box is everything that a child needs to enjoy and explore music and sounds.

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4.60 Star Excellent From 874 Reviews
Reviewed on: September 01, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$269.99-$404.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Easy to assemble
  • Realistic feel racing car with real decals
  • Glossy finish with silver rims for authentic detailing
  • LED headlights, automatic shut off in 15 minutes
  • Easily accommodates crib or twin mattress
  • Stylish and cool looking
  • Sturdy and durable

    Cons

  • Comes in a heavy and massive box
  • No pre-drilled holes to screw the parts together
  • Crib mattress is too small for bed and leaves gaps on sides
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Step2 - Corvette Convertible Toddler to Twin Bed is made of Polyethylene plastic for strong durability, easy cleaning and longevity.

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3.90 Star Good From 169 Reviews
Reviewed on: March 19, 2014Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$150-$210

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Comfortable, safe and smooth ride
  • Comes with inbuilt iBaby music dock
  • Sturdy and lightweight frame, Looks nice
  • Easy to push and plenty of storage
  • Good snack and drink tray with cup holder
  • Adjustable sunshade and handle
  • Comfortable multi-position reclining seat

    Cons

  • Pedometer does not work well
  • iBaby sound system is not good
  • Speaker is right behind baby's ear
  • Tires go flat fast
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Jeep Overland Limited Jogging Stroller has a fixed front wheel for better handling when jogging.

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4.70 Star Excellent From 120 Reviews
Reviewed on: May 13, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$146.25-$179.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Well-made and durable bag with rugged construction; Comes in different colors
  • Lots or organizational options with many pockets and internal compartments
  • Molle all over the bag makes it easy to attach things and balance
  • Easy to load and easy to carry
  • Superb shoulder straps positioning for comfort
  • Holds laptop computer very well in inside pocket
  • Collapses easily and nicely

    Cons

  • Bit heavy for its size
  • Expensive
  • Too visible and draws attention
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The 5.11 Rush 72 Backpack is designed as a 3 day pack or bug out bag.

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4.50 Star Excellent From 2539 Reviews
Reviewed on: October 12, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$151.95-$199.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Many automated features like needle up and down, going in reverse, stitch length and width
  • Comes with a load of extras, like 7 extra feet, needles, bobbins, and a twin set needle
  • Easy to thread and easy to wind the bobbin, Gives consistent stitches
  • Manual is simple and easy to understand
  • Easy to setup and use, especially for a beginner
  • Good machine for the money
  • Light and portable

    Cons

  • Thread tension is fussy
  • Has a small throat making it hard for free motion
  • Small LCD screen
  • No embroidery features
Where to Buy

$139.99

Amazon

$139.99

Target

$144.07

Walmart

$159.95

Sears
Review Summary

Brother CS6000i 60-Stitch Computerized Sewing Machine is a user-friendly and portable machine that offers a wide range of sewing and quilting features, all at a price that's easy on your budget.

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4.20 Star Very Good From 70 Reviews
Reviewed on: September 23, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$9.98-$12.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Great construction
  • Velcro straps secure the ball very well
  • Kinetic elastic cord extends from 6 ft. to 18 ft.
  • Adjustable belt for different waist sizes
  • Good for practicing ball controlling and kicking skills
  • Can also be used indoors
  • Inexpensive

    Cons

  • Ball does not stay in the straps very well
  • Cord tends to get twisted up
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The SKLZ Star Kick Trainer is a perfect tool for kids and adults who have keen interest in learning and practicing soccer ball handling skills.

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4.50 Star Excellent From 366 Reviews
Reviewed on: September 21, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$88.35-$99.99

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • Makes perfect latte and hot chocolate
  • Easy to clean up
  • Makes perfect froth
  • Comes with a very good recipe book
  • Automatic latte cycle with auto shut off feature
  • Brew/Heat/Froth and Heat/Froth settings
  • Inexpensive and saves a lot of money and time

    Cons

  • Cannot make espresso or drip coffee
  • Does not come with a permanent filter
  • Glass pitcher and lid are not dishwasher safe
Where to Buy
Review Summary

Mr. Coffee® Café Latte (BVMC-EL1) makes perfect lattes and hot chocolate right at home without barista know-how.

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4.30 Star Very Good From 64 Reviews
Reviewed on: September 19, 2013Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$189.37-$225.00

Pros & Cons

    Pros

  • A good starter kit with a nice mix for hybrids, woods and irons
  • Most clubs are light and easy to swing
  • Bags and clubs look attractive
  • Decent quality product
  • Comes in good packaging
  • Long lasting and durable set
  • Affordable price

    Cons

  • Does not include sand and/or lob wedge
  • Driver wobbles a little
Where to Buy
Review Summary

The Callaway Strata Men's Complete Golf Set with Bag includes a 460cc forged driver, fairway wood, two hybrids, five irons, a putter, head covers and a stand bag.

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