Mother’s Day Tech Gift Guide 2019

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and there’s no time to waste in finding Mom that great gift!

Don’t know what to buy her? Don’t fret. We’ve put together a list of awesome tech gadgets your mom will surely love!

Apple AirPods 2

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Price: $199

Give mom the gift of great audio quality with Apple’s upgraded AirPods – now faster and longer-lasting with 5 hours of listening time. The earphones come with their own charging case. If you want to make it personal, Apple offers free custom engraving online!

Fitbit Charge 3

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Price: $119.95

Does your mom like to stay active? Why not get her the Fitbit Charge 3 to track all her fitness activities and goals? The Fitbit Charge 3 comes with a heart rate tracker, swim tracker, GPS tracking with your phone, and guided breathing.

Apple Watch Series 4

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Price $349

The Apple Watch is the perfect, stylish gift to give Mom this Mother’s Day. Available in three colors, the Series 4 watch comes with a heart rate sensor that can track and notify its wearer of ian irregular heartbeat. This Apple Watch also comes with the “Hey Siri” feature that will allow Mom to ask for assistance by simply raising her wrist to speak.

Ninja Foodi Pressure Cooker

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Price: $199.99

This air fryer and pressure cooker in one is a great kitchen appliance to surprise Mom with! This appliance allows for quick and easy pressure cooking while also giving a crispy finish with its Crisping Lid.

Neutrogena Skin360™ Skin Scanner

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Price: $59.99

Mom is always shining, no matter what she does, but why not help her stay radiant with a little help from the Neutrogena Skin Scanner? This device works by attaching to an iPhone and working with an app that will allow Mom to scan her skin in order to measure pores, fine lines/wrinkles, and skin moisture levels.

Beats Pill+ Portable Speaker

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Price: $113.99

Is Mom a music lover? Then the Beats Pill+ is the gift for her! Let pure quality sound fill the air as Mom pairs her device via Bluetooth to the Beats Pill+ .

iHome iCVA66 Vanity Mirror

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Price: $199.99

The iHome Vanity Mirror combines tech and beauty in one fabulous device. This mirror comes with built-in Alexa compatibility, bright LED light display, as well as a Bluetooth speaker to allow Mom to listen to her music while she grooms herself. It even comes with a USB port to charge a phone!

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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Price: $89.99

Is Mom an avid reader? Why not get her the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? This Kindle is waterproof, has a glare-resistant display, a built-in adjustable light, and can last weeks with a single battery charge.

Facebook Portal

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Price: $99

The Facebook Portal is a great way to stay connected with your mother when you need to call her on the phone. This device works with a Smart Camera that keeps you in frame as you move around. The Facebook Portal also has Alexa built-in, allowing its user to ask a question, set a timer or reminder, and use the device for other smart-home tasks.

HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer

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Price: $99.95

Printing photos in an instant has never been so easy! Give the gift of creating memories with Mom by getting her the HP Sprocket Portable Photo Printer. Using Bluetooth connectivity, Mom can print her photos without hassle, customizing it with the HP app to add fun text, borders, and more.

Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug

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Price: $70.99

Tea and coffee drinkers rejoice. This Temperature Control mug from Ember allows Mom to remotely adjust the drink of her choice to the ideal temperature setting.

Bellabeat Leaf Urban Smart Jewelry

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Price: $115.51

Mom will surely enjoy wearing this tech statement piece from Bellabeat. This necklace is a health tracker that can count the number of steps taken throughout a day, detect calories burned, track stress patterns and more. The necklace can easily be connected to Apple Health or Google Fit.

Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock

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Price: $99.95

This light therapy lamp from Philips will help Mom get the beauty rest she deserves. This alarm clock comes with a colored sunrise simulation that can improve sleep and energy levels through its gradual wake light feature.

 

10 Last Minute Mother’s Day Tech Gifts

Mother’s Day is just around the corner – 6 days away to be exact – and if you’re anything like me, you wait until the last possible minute to purchase your Mother’s Day Gifts. As I was scrambling to find a gift that might ship in time, I decided to compile a tech gadget gift list for my fellow procrastinators. If you have an Amazon Prime account, it’s time to gear it up! 

Here are 10 Last Minute Mother’s Day Tech Gifts, broken down by cost:
(All items are linked below)

Under $100

Lightning Adapter for iPhone 7 – $9
This has a charging port AND stereo jack!

Phone Car Mount – $19
This clips right into your a/c vent.

TileMate – $24

Lifeproof Case – $30-56

Moderately Priced Gifts

Amazon Echo – $149

Nespresso VertuoPlus Deluxe Coffee and Espresso Maker  – $153

ChefSteps CS10001 Joule Sous Vide, White/Stainless – $199
If your mom likes to cook, this is a wonderful gift! This tool is designed to help you cook meat at the perfect temperature. From the site…

“Sous vide is a simple technique in which food is cooked in precisely controlled, low-temperature water. Because the food can never get hotter than the water, under- or overcooking is almost impossible.”

Higher Priced Gifts

Kate Spade x Everpurse – $224
This smartpurse charges your phone! If your mom is anything like mine, she’s constantly needing to charge her phone. For the stylish tech moms, this is the perfect gift.

Michael Kors Smartwatch – $350
You can connect your phone and even see text messages.

iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner – $599
Give mom the gift of work-free cleanliness! If you’re ready to give her the cleaning break she deserves, we’d recommend this self-cleaning vac.

**If you have pets, just be mindful about cleaning up after them… I’ve personally seen the Roomba go awry with dog presents. Trust me, you don’t want this to happen.

That concludes our list of last minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas! Each of these items are Amazon Prime eligible, meaning if you order today, you’ll get them in time. Treat mom to the gift she deserves; after all, she gave you the gift of life. 🙂

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! We love and appreciate you!

Our Top 5 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Techy-Dad

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about what to get those special men in our lives. Since gift giving is not always an easy task, we’ve put together a list of gadgets that are guaranteed to upstage the ties and watches from your gift last year.

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  1. FitBit Charge simple.b-cssdisabled-png.hbb795d73807acb7f4b153fd741a45977.pack HR

The FitBit Charge HR is the one of the only gifts we chose priced north of $100. At $150, FitBit Charge HR has numerous features that every on-the-go dad can appreciate. With an automatic heart rate monitor you can track calories burned, maintain workout intensity, and track each workout. In conjunction with fitness, FitBit will let you know when you receive a call and tell you who it’s from. All stats are synced directly to the FitBit app and your computer, so you can monitor your sleep patterns and even set alarms.

  1. The Automatic Adapter

automatic.car_.tech_.2x299If your dad spends a lot of time in the car, the Automatic Adapter might be a fun gadget for him to try out. At $99.95, the Automatic Adapter keeps even the least car-savvy person in-the-know about their vehicle. The Automatic Adapter plugs in directly to the diagnostics port to diagnose check engine lights, map where you’ve driven and which routes you’ve taken, let you know where you parked your car, and even has the ability to call 911 if it detects your car has been in a major collision. If your dad has to drive for work, Automatic can help record/sort through data and export to a CSV file to make tax reporting and mileage expensing easier than ever. Since Automatic syncs via Bluetooth, you get immediate updates via Automatic mobile app, website, or even through Apple Watch.

  1. Apple TV

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If you’re an Apple family and dad is up-to-date on all of the latest technology, he would probably appreciate Apple TV. This device fits in the palm of your hand and uses less power than a night-light, but you’d never guess that based off its capabilities. Apple TV is the all-in-one entertainment unit that satisfies almost every preference you can imagine. With unlimited streaming access to NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, ESPN, HBO (yes, even Game of Thrones!), Netflix, Beats Music, and iTunes – just to name a few – Apple TV is a one stop shop for all things entertainment. Setup is easier than ever, requiring only a simple HDMI cord. And at $69, you really can’t go wrong.

  1. Roku 2

Roku-2-If you usually steer clear of Apple-related products and are looking for an equivalent streaming device, the Roku 2 is one of the best in the market. At $69.99, it is $30 cheaper, however just as effective as the Roku 3. With access to Netflix, ESPN, HBO, Amazon, YouTube and numerous other apps, the Roku 2 provides fast, high-quality streaming capabilities making your TV time smarter than ever.

  1. Beats Pill Speakers

speaker-pill-2-black-standard-thrqrtleft-OIf your dad is a music fan, you might want to give him the gift of quality sound. Don’t let size fool you! For $199 (or less, at Amazon or Target), Beats Pill Speakers are compact yet powerful enough to fill up the entire room with sound. The Pill connects wirelessly via Bluetooth and can be paired with your phone, laptop, or any other Bluetooth enabled device with just the tap of a button and can be used up to 30 feet away. If your phone is running low on battery, you can use the juice from your Pill to power up your phone so you don’t lose your music. With a 7 hour rechargeable battery life, you won’t ever have to worry about awkward silence.

 

We hope our Top 5 Father’s Day Gift ideas can help make your gift buying a little easier this year. Each item is practical enough to get efficient daily use and tech-savvy enough to keep your dad in-the-know.

Did your gift idea make it to our list? Let us know!