Mother’s Day Tech Gift Ideas for the Digitally-Savvy Mom
Mother's Day is right around the corner and here are a few tech gift ideas for your mom.
Mother's Day is right around the corner. A bouquet of flowers or a box of candy makes for a nice gesture, but for the tech-inclined mamas out there, we have options that go beyond those pink carnations and chocolate covered cherries. We want devices that can make our lives easier and more connected with work, family and friends. Here are a few ideas we have come up with to help Moms live a more connected lifestyle this year.
Michael Kors Access Gen 5E MKGO Pink-Tone and Logo Rubber Smartwatch
Every mom should have a smartwatch, especially ones that are digital savvy. So why not get Mom this year a smartwatch with style. A smartwatch she can wear to the gym and out to a fancy dinner. And we have one for your Mom by Michael Kors. Yes, Michael Kors makes smartwatches for men and women, and they are pretty good. They are powered by Wear OS by Google and can track your heart rate, has payment capabilities and a speaker for your mom to use for answering calls via a Bluetooth connection to her smartphone.
The Michael Kors Access Gen 5E MKGO Pink-Tone and Logo Rubber Smartwatch is a perfect gift for mom and costs only $250. It’s lightweight and comes with multiple screens for you to change for any occasion. Michael Kors smartwatches are available on Amazon and the company website.
If looking for a unique and connected gift for your fitness crazed Mom, then check out Hexoskin Smart Kit. Fitness-focused females will love the Hexoskin as a Mother's Day gift this year. Wearable body metrics makes fitness apparel high-tech and attractive. The Hexoskin can measure the body's physical activities thanks to the delicate sensors which track heart rate, breathing rate, cadence, sleep, and more. The info is transferred to an app in real time and is available for iOS and Android devices, plus smartwatches.Various styles are available, from tank tops to mock turtlenecks. Cost ranges from about $199 up. The Hexoskin Starter Kit costs $598 and available on the company website. Learn more about Hexoskin in our in-depth GearBrain review.
Quell is an FDA Cleared device that comes with a free app to manage your chronic pain.Via indiegogo.com
If mom could use a little TLC, Quell will be a godsend this Mother's Day. The FDA-cleared Quell was showcased at the 2017 CES and is helping chronic pain sufferers by dampening the pain receptors in the body, completely drug-free. Moms`` who may suffer from diabetic pain, arthritis, lower back pain, fibromyalgia, and other concerns can use Quell. The device fits comfortably around the leg with a gel bandage and Quell sends high-frequency electro-stimulations (vibrations/pulses) to ease the affliction. The device also works while the wearer is sleeping, carefully measuring pain levels, restless leg issues, and more. Quell costs $299 to start for the first month, with the cost of additional gel bandages coming to about $1 per day.
Quell is available for sale on its website as well as Amazon.
Saknip earbuds come with a wireless charging case which helps you see the battery life of the case and each earbud.
If your mom loves listening to music. especially when walking or working out, check out Saknip All-in-One Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Earbuds. Saknip earbuds are lightweight and come with active noise cancelling (ANC) and a long lasting battery. These earbuds have a IPX6 rating and a Nano-coating over each earbud to prevent any damage from sweat or water. The feature we like the most is the wireless charging case and it's LED lights. On the case are LED lights which show the battery levels for each earbud and the case. This will help Mom know when to charge her earbuds or the case with the earbuds inside.
Accell Power UV Sanitizer with wireless charging.
For moms who want their electronic devices germ-free, checkout the Accell Power UV Sanitizer with Wireless Charging. This device will not only charge Mom’s smartphone wirelessly, it can also clean it. Using UVC Light, it can kill 99.9% of common germs and bacteria in 360 degrees. Just put your smartphone or any frequently used gadgets, including masks, AirPods, keys, jewelry, watches, glasses and baby accessories, and Accell will clean and clear any potentially harmful viruses on these devices in five minutes. You can also do a deep clean for 10 minutes if needed.
And when your Mom’s phone is cleaned, she can use the case’s fast wireless charging. Just make sure her device is a Qi-enabled iPhone/Android device.
Accell Power UV Sanitizer can also be used as an aromatherapy effect. Just add a drop of essential oil of your choice in the sanitizer’s box before cleaning a device. It will make any clean device smell nice and clean.
For the media-loving mama, Roku Streaming Stick 4K Streaming Device will have her enjoying endless hours of entertainment and will only set you back about $40. Mom can use the sleek, no-wire stick to access more than 2,000 channels with over 100,000 movies and TV episodes. The Roku can be controlled via remote or with the Roku app (iOS, Windows, Android) with a smartphone or tablet. You can even beam photos, songs, and videos from your phone or tablet right to the TV. Mom deserves a little time to herself, and Roku will allow her to unwind, binge-watch, and stream to her heart's content.
Roku Streaming Stick 4K is on sale for $39.99 on Amazon.
A good gift for expecting mothers is a smart baby monitor. We have tested a lot of them and found they are effective smart devices to keep your newborn safe and secure. They also provide peace of mind and help everyone sleep at night. A good smart baby monitor to consider is Cubo Sleep Safety Bundle. Besides the Cubo AI Plus baby monitor with a 135-degree field of view and night vision, the bundle includes a Sleep sensor pad, a free app, a mobile and floor stand, cables, a crib stabilizer and a temperature and humidity dongle. It’s an ideal health and safety monitoring device to give to expecting Moms this Mother’s Day.
New moms always have their precious bundle of joy on their minds, so a baby-themed gift is the only Mother's Day gift they'll want. Go for SoundBub, an on-the-go, portable Bluetooth speaker, soother, and storyteller all in one cute little padded soft toy-like gadget. Mom can record a personalized message with SoundBub's VoiceShare mobile app that can play back when the creature's belly is poked. Or link via Bluetooth to an iOS or Android music app to play baby's favorite tunes. A lullaby is a mere tap away. Feel good giving this gift, as it was awarded the PTPA (parent tested parent approved) seal of approval. At costs just under $50, but is on sale for $39.99 on Amazon. This gift is not only affordable, but thoughtful for a new mom.
Check out The GearBrain, our smart home compatibility find engine to see the other compatible products that work with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa enabled devices which make great Mother's Day gifts for your mom.
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