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9 Best Mother's Day Tech Gadgets and Gift Ideas she will love

These nine Mother's Day tech gifts are for any mother, whether she's an animal lover, gardener, a fitness buff, a talented chef or the family leader.

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Mother's Day is coming up soon and it's that one time a year when you can shower your mom with something that says you appreciate her and all the effort she makes. However, are you not sure what to get? Bought her an orchid last year or a scarf? We have assembled these nine gift ideas that are both digital in nature — but thoughtful as well. We think she'll love them whether she's a chef at heart, a gardener or maybe more yoga-minded than others.

Perfect Gift for Mom's Vegetable Garden - Tertill Weeding Robot

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Tertill Weeding Robot will help keep you Mon's vegetable garden weed free all year long.

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Does your Mom have a vegetable garden? If so, we have a unique gadget for you to get her this Mother’s Day. It’s Tertill Weeding Robot, a weeding robot from the inventor of Roomba Vacuuming Robot. The Tertill works just like your robot vacuum but instead of picking up dirt inside your home, it weeds your vegetable garden. The robot is solar-powered and weatherproof to withstand the weather all year long. It works better than hand weeding and comes with a free app to help you track the robot’s progress in killing weeds.

GearBrain is in the process of testing this new weeding robot and likes what it has seen so far. You can get Tertill Weeding Robot on the company website or Amazon for $349. The company also offers a Tertill Gift Giver Bundle for $398.99 which comes with Tertill Weeding Robot, 20-pack of whacker string replacements, 2-pack of whacker hub replacements, 20 pack of plant guards and 20 pack of row guards. If looking to splurge on Mom and give her something no one else will have in their vegetable garden this year, the bundle might be the way to go.

Buy Tertill Gift Giver Bundle on Amazon

For the Green Thumb Mom: Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 is the perfect Mother's Day Gift

The Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 comes with complimentary plant capsules

The Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 comes with complimentary plant capsules

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Flowers are a lovely gift, there is no doubt. But give mom a way to grow her own plants, and you have a present that gifts itself all year long. The Click and Grow Smart Garden 9 is small enough to fit into a tiny home, yet can produce plants in just weeks. At $229.95, you get nine pods for easy to grow plants, and if you want to splurge, three replacement pods run $9.95 for a pack so she can grow her first batch of basil — and then be ready to replant just two months later.

Available on Amazon

Gift for the Tidy Mom:  Neato D10 Smart Robot Vacuum

Photo of Neato D10 robot vacuum on a countertop

Neato D10 Smart Robot Vacuum

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If you want to get Mom a good robot vacuum to help ease her cleaning chores, Neato D10 is a good powerful robotic vacuum to consider this Mother’s Day. It designed for big homes but can work in any home setting. It comes with the company’s signature D-shaped design with LaserSmart technology and can clean up to 2,700 square feet on a single charge. You also get a True HEPA filter and Helix Multi-service Main Brush which is 70% larger than brushes found on other robot vacuums. This unique brush can pick up debris on any type of surface – wood floors, tile and carpet.

The Neato D10 costs $799.99 but is on sale for $599.99 on Amazon and Best Buy. This is 25% off the MSRP price.

See our full review of Neato D10 Smart Robot Vacuum here.

Buy on Amazon

For Fashionable Mom's who like smart jewelry - Oura Ring

A photo of Oura smart rings. The Oura Smart Ring is an alternative fitness tracker Oura

If your Mom would like a fitness tracker but doesn’t want to wear a watch on her wrist, then the perfect give is Oura Ring Generation 3. The Oura Ring can track your daily heart rate, sleep stages and depth, temperature, workouts and even your period. It comes with guided audio and videos to help you get the most out of the smart ring. You can use the free sizing kit to order any of the different colors and finishes

Oura Ring is available in US ring sizes six to 13 and is battery-powered. The 3rd Gen battery will last 4 to 7 days and takes 20 to 80 minutes to fully charge. You can be purchased Oura on the company website for $299.

For the Calming Presence: Calm app

A photo of a woman meditating, which mom can do if you buy her a subscription to the Calm app

You can pick up a year's subscription to Calm for $59.99

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Buying your mom a subscription to an app may not sound like a great gift — except that an app doesn't need to be stored in a closet, and this one is likely to bring the one thing moms always wish for: time. The Calm app — which works with iOS and Android devices —encourages users to take a break during their day, and includes meditation videos, sound effects and music — all for $12.99 a month, or $59.99 a year. You can't buy her an extra hour, that's true. But you can buy her an excuse to stop and relax even for a few minutes a day.

For the Fitness Mom: Withings Steel HR Sport is the Perfect Smartwatch/Fitness Tracker

A hybrid smartwatch and fitness band, the $200 Withings Steel HR Sport, pictured here, is stylish and practical

A hybrid smartwatch and fitness band, the $200 Withings Steel HR Sport is stylish and practical

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Is Mom someone who likes to work out? Maybe she is a runner, or she hits the gym on a very regular basis. In either case, the Withings Steel HR Sport is a solid device that is going to help her keep track of her fitness goals, while also looking pretty sharp in the process. The smartwatch also works in water, and starts at $200.

Withings Steel HR Sport Available on Amazon - $179.96

For Moms with Pets: PetSafe Smart Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder

A photo of a cat eating out of a PetSafe Smart Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder

PetSafe Smart Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder comes with either one bowl or two bowls for your pets to eat.

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Whether she has cats or dogs, the $129.95 Petsafe Smart Feed Automatic Dog and Cat Feeder, 2nd Gen is a thoughtful gift, especially because it's not really for her, but for something she likely dearly loves. The feeder makes sure your pet is eating, and also tracks which pet has nibbled away, and which has not. The bowl can be refilled for every meal and you can dispense both dry and semi-moist pet food right from your smartphone. The Smart Feed Automatic Pet Feeder does connect to your home Wi-Fi networks compatible with Amazon Dash Replenishment. It’s a wonderful gift for Mon and her pets.

The PetSafe Smart Feed Automatic Pet Feeder for Cats and Dogs comes in two types of configurations: a feeder for one pet or a feeder for two pets. The One pet feeder costs $149.99 and the two pet feeder retails for $173.98. Both are for sale on Amazon. The one pet feeder costs $129.95, 13% off ($20.04 savings) and two pet feeder is $153.44, 11% ($20.54 savings.).

On sale on Amazon - $129.95

For the Chef du Jour: The Anova Precision Cooker

A photo of Anova Precision Cooker in a pot cooking a lobster. The Anova sous vide device lets you cook through a smartphone app in water Anova

Think of this sous vide as the slow cooker of the 21st Century. Set your meat, or whatever you want to cook, inside the bag, and then in the water bath, and you — or really mom — is set for dinner without doing another thing.

The $126.50 Anova Precision Cooker pairs with Bluetooth to get your meal starter all through a smartphone app. Maybe she'll even invite you over for a home-cooked meal, which let's face it, you're likely in sore need of since you've left home.

On sale at Amazon

For the Family Leader: Echo Show 15

Photo of Amazon Echo Show 15 smart speaker display

Amazon's newest smart speaker display, Echo Show 15

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The Amazon Echo Show 15 is Amazon’s newest smart speaker display with Amazon Alexa voice platform. It’s the perfect gift for mom to help keep the family organized and will look great on her kitchen counter. It has a 15.6 Full HD (1080p) smart display with 5MP camera which you can use either in portrait or landscape mode. With Alexa, she can help Mom find good recipes as well as get step-by-step instructions on how to cook the next family meal. And with the Photo frame feature, Mom can use the Echo Show 15 to display her favorite photos from Amazon Photos or Facebook.

The Echo Show 15 costs $249.99 and is available on Amazon and Best Buy, but not Walmart. Amazon also has a few special bundles in case you want to spend a little more than $250 on Mom this Mother’s Day. You can get the Echo Show 15 with either a Blink Mini Camera, a Ring Doorbell or with a tilt stand on Amazon.

Buy on Amazon


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