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IMMINENT! Electronics For Holiday Gifts

Screen Shot 2013-12-09 at 9.13.02 AMElectronic gifts are  always hot for the holidays. This week are Giant Squid reviews some of the top gifts of 2013. I’m putting that Bose on my own list! What are your favorites?

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Keurig - A Coffee Lovers Dream & So Much More . . .

1. Keurig – A Coffee Lovers Dream & So Much More . . .

It’s been almost a year since I received my Keurig and it is a gift I have enjoyed almost everyday since last Christmas. This excellent electronic, kitchen appliance makes first cup fresh coffee with each serving. If you love coffee and wish for the c…

The Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker Creates Big Sound Anywhere it Goes

2. The Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker Creates Big Sound Anywhere it Goes

When I asked my husband what he wanted for Christmas this year, he didn’t hesitate for more than a minute before he said a Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker. I was actually very impressed that he came up with such a great gift idea so quickly. Usu…

Kurio Family Friendly Tablet Review

3. Kurio Family Friendly Tablet Review

My daughters are getting too old for Leap Frog tablets and vTech tablets so I wanted to get my daughters a family friendly tablet that lets them get on the internet, play educational games, watch movies, listen to music, and keep them entertained for hours…

The Night Sky With The Canon G16

4. The Night Sky With The Canon G16

I have just received my new Canon Power Shot G16, I am quite pleased with the Night Skyline photos I am getting from this high- end point & shoot camera. Yes, I probably could get better results with a DSLR Camera, but I could not put it in my hand…

Tracfone LG 840G

5. Tracfone LG 840G

Our family has three Tracfones. Its amazing how we each have a phone and yet if we were to go with the standard contract there would only be one smartphone. OK there would be none as the price would be too high. Lets start with the over all costs. Most con…

Why Our Canon Rebel T2i Was Worth Every Penny

6. Why Our Canon Rebel T2i Was Worth Every Penny

I am writing this review from the perspective of a non technically minded person who got a really expensive camera handed to her which she was at first, absolutely terrified to use. If you are interested in the technical specs for the device you can find t…

Which Chess Clock: The FIDE Choice

7. Which Chess Clock: The FIDE Choice

Choosing the right chess clock took a lot of research. After getting back into chess after a 20 year – let’s get the kids off to college – break, things have moved on a lot in chess. Computer analysis of chess games and the ability to play anyone in t…

Capture the Action: GoPro Hero3

8. Capture the Action: GoPro Hero3

Whoa! This has to be one of the most desirable presents to give or receive this Christmas. Our lives are always on the go, so why not show the action in style. Rather than just snapping an image with your camera, iPhone or tablet, let loose and attach this…

Make Flavored Salts Using This Affordable Coffee Grinder

9. Make Flavored Salts Using This Affordable Coffee Grinder

Right at the top of my gift- giving list is homemade flavored salts, and my absolute favorite kitchen tool for the task is my Proctor- Silex Coffee Grinder. Coffee grinder, you ask? Yes, my coffee grinder makes quick work of clumped together salt crystals,…

Startling Clarity of the Cool Kindle Paperwhite

10. Startling Clarity of the Cool Kindle Paperwhite

I first got myself a Kindle at the end of 2011, because I was about to publish the first of my e- books at Amazon, and I thought that reading on the kindle seemed like a great idea. That version, however, was not on a par with my new Paperwhite device, whi…

The Tesla of Strollers

11. The Tesla of Strollers

The Mother of All Strollers Folds and Unfolds with a Push of a Button This stroller has a magical electronic folding mechanism. Yes, it will go up and down with a push of a button. When it folds, it looks like an origami paper animal that is still flat. He…

The Best Gluten Free Bread Maker

12. The Best Gluten Free Bread Maker

I Have To Follow A Gluten Free Diet! When I was first told that I had to follow a Gluten Free diet there were two thoughts that came instantly to mind! What was I going to do about Pasta and what about the bread that I love? How I dealt with my love of pas…

The Syma S107 Remote Control Metal Helicopter Lasts

13. The Syma S107 Remote Control Metal Helicopter Lasts

Until we got the New Syma 3 Channel S107 Mini Indoor Co- Axial Metal Body Frame & Built- in Gyroscope RC Remote Controlled Helicopter Yellow, we had the worst luck with toy helicopters. As careful as us novices treated them, one bump on the ground…

The Oontz Angle- A Review

14. The Oontz Angle- A Review

How would I get through my day without a hearing a little Michael Buble, Carrie Underwood or my favorite tunes from the eighties? It just wouldn’t be right, but with the help of a very cool little speaker, I can hear my tunes on the go. The Oontz Angl…

The Nikon D3100: My Dream Camera

15. The Nikon D3100: My Dream Camera

The Nikon D3100 is my dream camera. I currently have a simple point and shoot camera, but my sister visited me with her D3100 and let me borrow it recently! I fell in love. This camera is still affordable enough for the average amateur, but it offers profe…

10 Reasons to Buy A GoPro

16. 10 Reasons to Buy A GoPro

My husband and I were getting ready for our September 2013 trip to Australia and New Zealand when my brother mentioned that we should get a GoPro. Up until that point, I hadn’t really heard much about the camera so we decided to do a bit of research a…

MEEP Tablet For Kid's

17. MEEP Tablet For Kid’s

What do you get your kids when they have out grown the Leap Frog and are still too young for a full blown tablet? The MEEP, for kid’s fits the bill, technology is moving so fast these days and kids are learnig at such an amazing speed. Our grandson is…

A Giant Grinch Stole My TV!

18. A Giant Grinch Stole My TV!

But guess what? I don`t care, because in it’s place he left this lovely Home Theater Projector! I can see all the details of how that Grinch did his dastardly task in Whoville, because he is bigger than life on our screen and everyone in Whoville is t…

The Olympus Tough A Fantastic Waterproof Digital Camera and More

19. The Olympus Tough A Fantastic Waterproof Digital Camera and More

It was time that my son got his own camera. He wanted to film the fish in the river so it had to be a waterproof digital camera. He wanted to make stop motion cartoons as well as full- length adventure movies! So he needed a digital camera with a good lens…

Xbox One Review and Why We Bought it Instead of PS4

20. Xbox One Review and Why We Bought it Instead of PS4

It’s been a long duel between me and my partner on which console to get as Xbox One and Playstation 4 both got released at pretty much the same date and although we both are hard core gamers and would love to have all consoles possible (we have many)…

The Fitbit Wristband Tracks all your Activity and More

21. The Fitbit Wristband Tracks all your Activity and More

A Fit Gift My husband surprised me this past year. He changed his eating habits and dropped 30 lbs. He looks great! Now he is focusing on maintaining his current weight, and he will work on losing a few more pounds next year. I’m really proud of him a…

What is the Best Digital Photo Frame for 2014

22. What is the Best Digital Photo Frame for 2014

Picture frames are not what they used to be. They are far far better. Let’s face it, love it or hate it, we are living in a digital age. Far more people take photo’s with their mobile device camera’s than they do with regular camera’s….

Portable Capsule Speaker-A Tiny Ipod Accessory With Amazing Sound

23. Portable Capsule Speaker-A Tiny Ipod Accessory With Amazing Sound

I was on vacation and forgot to bring my iPod speaker along with me. Since we would be spending a lot of time outdoors background music was going to be an important part of relaxation. I couldn’t believe I didn’t have my speakers. While shopping…

Cuisinart Coffee Grinder, the perfect last minute gift!

24. Cuisinart Coffee Grinder, the perfect last minute gift!

Where I live it’s coffee, coffee everywhere! We give loads of it as gifts because for not much money, you can put together a really nice gift package that will last for years! My dad always gives us food baskets over the holidays, filled with fancy fo…

Klipsch Image ONE Gen 2 On-Ear Headphones

25. Klipsch Image ONE Gen 2 On-Ear Headphones

If you looking for a spiffy pair of headphones & want a solid sound without breaking the bank these Klipsch Image ONE Second Generation headphones are outstanding. I travel quite a lot & have a small heard of kids so noise blocking is a fea…

The Affordable Kindle Fire

26. The Affordable Kindle Fire

Enjoy books, apps, movies, and music wherever you go with the Kindle Fire. The HD wi- fi version with 16 gigabytes is very affordable. Store media on your device to use anywhere. Download more or surf the web using Amazon’s Silk browser wherever you h…

Why I Chose The Sony PS-LX300USB Stero Turntable

27. Why I Chose The Sony PS-LX300USB Stero Turntable

I must be getting older. I find myself gravitating to the older music lately and now that I have my Sony PS- LX300USB Stereo turntable, I can listen to all my old vinyl records, and new ones. Yes they still make vinyl. I love the sound of the old records….

Fenix Headlamps: My Choice for Camping, Night Hiking, and Search & Rescue

28. Fenix Headlamps: My Choice for Camping, Night Hiking, and Search & Rescue

The Headlamp That Passed the SAR Test Like backpackers, most Search & Rescue folks are bonafide gear- heads. We love collecting and comparing our outdoor equipment and clothing, checking out what each other has in our packs, and putting new gear to…

How To Listen To Audiobooks On iPad

29. How To Listen To Audiobooks On iPad

How to Listen to Audiobooks on iPad – Overdrive Audio Books Makes It Free There are many ways that you can listen to audiobooks on iPad. There is iBooks on iTunes, Audible on Amazon, and Overdrive audio books are for free from the library. The other audio…

Lenovo Ideatab A1000 7-Inch Tablet Review

30. Lenovo Ideatab A1000 7-Inch Tablet Review

The Lenovo Ideatab is a great tablet, a serious contender on the 7inch tablet market. What else should we expect from Lenovo. The tablet comes with Android Jelly Bean, as the operating system, and if you know a little about athe tablets market, you probabl…

Belkin N600 WiFi Range Extender

31. Belkin N600 WiFi Range Extender

Does your wifi coverage in and around your home leave you less than satisfied? Mine was pitiful, I could only go one room away from the router before my signal dropped off to next to nothing. Nothing is more frustrating than trying to watch a video or play…

Why I Need to Buy a 3D TV Without Glasses

32. Why I Need to Buy a 3D TV Without Glasses

There has been a bit of a boom in the 3D movie industry in recent years and now a number of popular movies are made in this format. Indeed, the latest Blu- Ray I bought has this version included along with the bog standard 2D and also a digital copy so I c…

Bonnie Diczhazy (bdkz) is Editor of the SquidooHQ Blog and Head of Community here at Squidoo.com.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/tjhousel tjhousel

    Thank you so much for including my lens about the Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker. I can’t wait to surprise my hubby with this awesome gift.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/getmoreinfo getmoreinfo

    I like the idea of making homemade flavored salts.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

    Thanks for inclusion on this list of lenses. I really love my Home Theater and think it beats TV hands down…..

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/tonyleather tonyleather

    I was so pleased to find that my kindle Paperwhite lens had been included! Thanks so much!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/kinworm kinworm

    Delighted to be included, thank you very much :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/dbodnariuc dbodnariuc

    Thank you for including my review about the Lenovo IdeaTab. It feels good.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Ramkitten Ramkitten

    Oh, I wasn’t even thinking “gift” when I created the lens, just about something electronic I really like. (I don’t have the latest and greatest of most anything in that category, so it wasn’t easy to find something.) Glad it passed muster anyway, to make it on the list. Thanks.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/pkmcr pkmcr

    Thanks very much for including my Gluten Free Bread Maker page and hope people find it useful :-)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Titia Titia

    Congrats to the ticket winners. I skipped this one, because I’m not into electronics at all. I don’t like all those new electronic gadgets very much. I’m still an old fashioned back to basic kind of person.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/raveonstudio raveonstudio

    Thanks so much for including my Cuisinart coffee grinder, I used mine today;-)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/aredey aredey

    homemade flavored salts.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/adventuretravelshop adventuretravelshop

    Thank you for including lens about the Olympus Tough Camera. I didn’t know I had been selected. What a nice surprise. Merry Christmas!

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