Free Friday Giveaway: Awesome gift ideas for dads

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Whether you've got a digital dad or a do-it-yourself dad, senior editor from Behind the Buy David Gregg  has great gifts ideas for our Free Friday Giveaway.

PRODUCT #1: Texture

Texture brings the world’s most popular and trusted magazines to life on your phone or tablet. Get unlimited access to over 200 of your favorite titles, including People, Esquire, Vanity Fair, and more. Beyond breezing through the latest issues, Texture re-imagines the reading experience with back issue access, interactive features, and exclusive content just for you. Start your free trial and start binge reading today.   PRICE: Starting at $9.99/month;

PRODUCT #2: weBoost eqo Booster

The eqo is a new type of cell signal booster that allows anyone to bring up to 32 times stronger signal into their home, condo or apartment in seconds.  Designed for easy installation design, the eqo (/ˈekō/) Booster, was engineered from the ground up for simplicity, performance and style. The new eqo cell phone signal booster is the first plug-and-play booster that does not require an exterior antenna, making it particularly suited to the demands of today’s consumer and small business user.  PRICE: $349.99;

 PRODUCT #3: Craftsman C3 19.2-Volt 4-Pc Lithium Combo Kit

Imagine having four tools that all work with the same battery charger; that is what the Craftsman C3 19.2-volt 4-pc Lithium combo kit offers. It has the convenience of having a toolbox full of power tools, in one small compact bag. The tools include a 1/2-inch drill, a reciprocating saw, a circular saw and a handy light.  The battery used for the C3 19.2-volt 4-pc combo kit takes less than an hour to charge, keeping your downtime to a minimum. The lithium batteries have fade-free performance to keep your work strong and secure and the batteries have a longer shelf life than Ni-Cad batteries. The tools come nicely packed in a durable bag, which is handy for taking from job to job.

  • TheCraftsman C3 19.2-volt 4-pc Lithium combo kit includes:1/2" drill, reciprocating saw, 5 1/2" trim saw, work light, two compact lithium batteries, charger and carrying bag
  • Drill is 1/2-inch with two speed gear box
  • Circular saw has side-mounted battery, to help distribute weight evenly and increase control
  • Kit also includes 5 1/2" trim saw blade, metal and wood reciprocating saw blades
  • 19.2-volt battery

PRICE: $169.99;

 PRODUCT #4: Snapper 60V String Trimmer

 3The Snapper 60V battery-powered string trimmer, offers 60-volts of power, a 16" max trimming path, a .080" dual line bump feed and light-weight, cord-free operation. These great features provide the convenience, power and trimming performance needed to accomplish your yard chores hassle-free.  The Snapper 60V battery-powered string trimmer is not only easy-to-use, but also easy-to-own, because it has no cord, no gas, no oil, it requires low maintenance season after season.   This Snapper 60V battery-powered string trimmer is a part of a system of five yard tools powered by one interchangeable lithium-ion battery. Simply charge the battery and go! (Five Tool System: string trimmer, hedge trimmer, leaf blower, walk-behind mower and chainsaw).  The Snapper 60V battery-powered string trimmer and the complete five-tool system are available at select Walmart stores nation-wide and on  PRICE: $194;


PRODUCT #5: DynaTrap DT1100 Insect Trap

The DynaTrap DT1100 insect trap is the essential Father’s Day gift and product for summer: it provides affordable, efficient mosquito relief for your yard and home.  DynaTrap insect traps attract mosquitoes, biting flies and other flying insects without pesticides or chemicals. The DynaTrap is easy to set up, low maintenance and environmentally-friendly, enabling you to guard your yard (protects up to ½ acre) against pesky mosquitos all summer long.  This insect trap is engineered for 3-way protection. First, a UV fluorescent bulb generates a warm light, attracting insects. Then a second lure, an exclusive Ti02 titanium dioxide-coated surface, produces CO2 (the same gas we emit when we exhale) that's irresistible to mosquitoes. Third, a powerful, yet whisper-quiet vacuum fan sucks insects into the retaining cage where they dehydrate and die.  PRICE: $139;