Best Holiday Gifts

Top 10 Rated Holiday Gifts 2014

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A lot of us go into the holiday season with no idea of what gifts to get for our family and friends. Take one look at a Wal-mart or Best Buy flyer and the confusion will take a turn for the worse. We put together a short list of holiday gift ideas that would be perfect for any potential gift receiver. We chose some of the highest rated items on the site and put them in one place to make things easy for you. Happy Holidays!

Callaway Hyperlite 4.5 Stand Bag  9/10

Harness Strap
$219
11 Pockets
5.9lbs

If you are the type of golfer who packs heavy, this is the bag for you. It’s good for trips and weighs 5.9lbs. The white with black trim looks very crisp and has lots of advanced features and pockets.

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Capacity: 4,760 cubic inches
Weight: 6 pounds 2 ounces

This pack is an outstanding performer while not being outrageously expensive. The large size can carry enough gear for a full week of three-season trekking, and it’s as comfortable as anything on the market …
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Maytag MVWX700X  9.5/10

$714.60
Lunar silver or white
3.6 cu. ft. capacity

You can choose if you want this washer in white or silver. The Maytag Bravo X Series MVWX700X has a generous capacity at 3.6 cubic feet. The glass lid always shuts gently thanks to the smooth closing hinge. We were impressed by how fresh and clean clothes came out without having to use a lot of water or detergent. Efficient and quiet, this Energy Star washing machine is a wise purchase.

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Lifesmart Power Plus 1200  9.5/10

Infrared quartz heater
Auto and timer shutoff features
Lifetime air filter included
Remote controlled
1000-1500 watts
20″L x 12-3/4″W x 17-3/4″H

If you are looking for safety and engery savings in a space heater, this is the one. The Lifesmart heater does all that in a stylish wooden container. The internal thermostat controls temperature accurately.

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Sharp R-820JS  9.5/10

Color: Silver
0.9 Cubic-Foot Grill
$319.99
20 1/2” x 12 1/8” x 19 ¾”

Look at this one if a multi-tasking microwave is high on your list. The Sharp R-820JS functions as a high-powered microwave, convection oven, and grill. It’s attractive sitting on the counter too. Reading the manual is a must, as it includes instructions for programming the oven for all sorts of functions, be it roasting a chicken or making cinnamon rolls.

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2 HDMI inputs, 1 output
240 watts
2.1 channels
Energy Star

The Panasonic SC HTB550, has a lot of buzz building around it due to its dazzling array of features. From Bluetooth, which allows you to stream tunes from your smartphone or…
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Samsung BD-E6500  9.5/10

Dual HDMI inputs
Built-in Wi-Fi
Full HD 1080p

This ultra-slim, sleek 3D Blu-ray player that lets users register their DVD collection and access them…
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Nikon D3100  8.5/10

Color: Black
3-inch LCD screen
14.2 MP
1.3 pounds
7″ x 13″ x 6″

The Nikon D3100 is a high-quality entry-level digital SLR camera. Beginner to intermediate level photographers will shoot with ease using its intuitive controls and fantastic picture quality … more


Google Nexus 7  10/10

8GB – $199
16GB – $250
7” 1280×800 HD 216 PPI display
Android 4.1 Jellybean
8 hours active use on battery
Super fast Quad-core Tegra 3 processor

One of the best 7″ tablets to date, the Google Nexus 7 will blow many people out of the water. With a gorgeous 1280×800 HD display at 216ppi you are guaranteed the most crisp video ever. This godly tablet has a Quad-core Tegra 3 processor capable of cutting through apps and games like butter. Speaking of butter, project butter on this tablets Jelly Bean Android OS is so smooth it will leave you trembling. Two versions, 8GB and 16GB priced respectively. Google Play is integrated and features tons of apps/movies/tv’shows. This tablet unfortunetly lacks expandability, but with the cloud services its no problem. This tablet is simply our favorite 7” and probably Android tablet period.


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Digital camcorder waterproof up to 10 ft.
Available in black, aqua, and red
2-inch display
5 MP camera
4x digital zoom

Do you need a waterproof, shockproof, and dustproof camcorder? In most cases. Yes. You can take it with you underwater…
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