Photos: The best tech-inspired gifts for Mother’s Day
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The Fitbit Versa is a smartwatch that’s a personalized daily health and fitness companion. It’s the newest smartwatch from Fitbit and it has an array of band styles and colors.
Weatherman smart umbrella
The Weatherman smart umbrella was designed by meterologist Rick Reichmuth. It pairs with the Pebblebee Bluetooth tracker to detect the forecast and gives alerts when you need to remember to bring your umbrella along. The tracker also ensures that your umbrella won’t get lost.
Fanstereo Studio43 Headphones
The Fanstereo Studio43 Headphones are our favorite wireless headphones. The headphones have a luxe look and are lightweight and comfortable to wear for hours.
The KeySmart Pro has location tracking with Tile. And a bottle opener. It makes sure that you’ll never lose your keys again. Or your bottle opener.
Crosley Bermuda turntable
Go retro with the Crosley Bermuda turntable that can be used either with the included legs or sitting on a tabletop. It has Bluetooth connectivity to give a modern edge to classic sound.
Fitbit Flyer wireless earbuds
Fitbit Flyer wireless headphones are perfect for workouts for mom. They’re sweatproof and comfortable.
Ninja Cooking System with Auto-iQ
The Ninja Cooking System with Auto-iQ is four appliances built into one: a slow cooker; a stove top for searing and sautu00e9ing; a steamer; and an oven for baking. Auto-iQ allows consumers to choose from more than 80 pre-programmed recipes.
Huawei Band 2
The Huawei Band 2 Pro is a great idea for mom. In addition to features like notifications and continuous heart rate monitoring, the Band 2 Pro has standalone GPS, water resistance and VO2max measurement. The Band 2 Pro also has relaxation training with breathing instruction, as well as scientific sleep tracking for improved rest and performance.
Petcube Bites, the newest treat-flinging device from Petcube, is a stylish pet camera with a high capacity two-pound container, holds up to 100 treats. And you can test your pet’s agility by flinging treats varying distances, up to 6 feet.
Plume Wi-Fi Pods
Plume’s Pods are an easy way to get Wi-Fi. You plug a pod into the wall in each room and Wi-Fi is controlled by the cloud. There’s also HomePass, which allows you to set up guest and timed access to the internet, which is perfect for any parent who is trying to limit their kid’s screen time.
Turn your voice, or that of a child, into art for your mom.
Soundwave Art is custom artwork and jewelry made from sound. Your voice pattern, or that of someone of your choosing, is engraved onto rings, pendants and artwork. There’s even an app that can scan the artwork and play the sound.
Denon DSB150 wireless speaker
The Denon DSB150 wireless speaker has excellent quality sound in a compact unit.
Polk BOOM Swimmer Duo
The Polk BOOM Swimmer Duo is a rugged Bluetooth speaker with a tail that can be looped or hung from any object.
COBY Rose Gold Bluetooth Speaker
The COBY Rose Gold Bluetooth Speaker is an option for Mother’s Day.
Skylight Digital Picture Frame
You know those digital photo frames from the 90’s that didn’t work and required you to update with a USB drive? Skylight is a smarter version of those. It’s a digital photo frame that you can update via email from anywhere. It’s perfect for grandparents and parents with no syncing required. Just email photos to your individualized Skylight address and they’ll show up on the frame, wherever it is.
DrinKup smart water bottle
The DrinKup smart water bottle helps you stay hydrated by recommending the best water intake amount, as well as alerting you with a vibration and app notification when it’s time to drink more water.
Power Up Lightning to USB Tassel Keychain
This tassel keychain from Mark & Graham has an iPhone Lightning input, as well as USB, so that you can charge your phone in your handbag. It’s like a secret tech weapon for moms.
Cocoon Cam Plus
If you know a mother-to-be, this is the perfect gift. The Cocoon Cam Plus has secure HD video, real-time breathing monitoring and instant alerts.
FABRIQ Alexa-enabled speaker
FABRIQ’s Alexa-enabled speaker, the Chorus, does everything the Amazon Echo can do. It comes in an array of fabrics to fit into various room decor schemes.
Furbo smart dog camera
Fur babies count, too. The Furbo is for the dog moms in your life. It has a camera with 1080p full HD, 4x zoom, 160u00b0 wide-angle and night vision. And it allows you to talk to your pet and toss it an occasional treat. It provides alerts if your dog is getting more active, so that you can know what your pet is up to when you’re away.
simplehuman sensor mirror compact
The simplehuman sensor mirror compact use’s simplehuman’s tru-lux lighting. This compact mirror illuminates your face with natural sunlight throughout the day. The mirror provides a hyper-clear view and you can toggle between brightness settings to match the time of day.
Mophie Powerstation Mini
Mophie’s Powerstation mini is colorful and, with a 3,000mAh capacity, will give you enough power for one full charge and then some.
Blink XT One Camera System
The Blink XT Outdoor Camera home monitoring system will help make sure that packages are safe on the doorstep.
Mark & Graham Editor's Zip Around Tech Envelope
This stylish faux-leather tech envelope from Mark & Graham is a handy organizer for accessories.
MIXIT DuraTek line of cables
The MIXIT DuraTek line of cables are made with various materials including DuPont Kevlar fiber strands built into the cables to provide structure. The MIXIT DuraTek Lightning to USB Cable and the MIXIT DuraTek USB-C Cable come in black, gold, silver and rose gold.
MPOWERD’s Luci candle is an inflatable solar light with a frosted finish and steady amber glow. It’s completely solar and no batteries are needed.
Mark & Graham Commute Clutch
This clutch from Mark & Graham has special pockets for a smartphone, earbuds, cords and cables. It’s for tech-savvy women who appreciate sleek style.
Coby Bluetooth speaker
Coby’s Bluetooth speaker is compact and portable. It’s $29.99 price tag makes it even more appealing.
- Mother’s Day 2018: The best tech and gadgets for your mom this year (ZDNet)
- Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018 (CNET)
- How to pick a Mother’s Day gift for a tech-savvy mom (TechRepublic)
- Amazon Echo: The smart person’s guide (TechRepublic)
- Photos: Fitbit’s new Ionic smartwatch and accessories (TechRepublic)
- Getting started with Alexa and smart home tech for under $100 (ZDNet)