Tired of buying mom flowers or chocolate for Mother’s Day? Hoping your family will buy you something you can actually use? Never fear, you’ve still got some time to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift (or to drop hints to your family). The perfect gift might, in fact, be a techie gadget.
According to the National Retail Federation, Mother’s Day is one of the largest U.S. consumer spending holidays, with total spending this year expected to reach $16.3 billion. A recent survey from online shopping site PriceGrabber found that 13% of consumers planned to buy mom a tech-related Mother’s Day gift, USA Today reports. Tablets, smartphones, computers, and e-readers topped the list of tech gifts, but there are countless others that aren’t as expensive.
Here are some great ideas for tech-savvy moms as well as moms who claim not to like gadgets, but won’t put down their fancy cell phones….Top 10 Tech Presents for Mother’s Day:
BiKN App 1 of 10Is mom prone to losing stuff? Help her find them with this cool app! BiKN lets you track things without using a GPS. So mom can always find her car keys!
Find out more about BiKN
Biscotti TV Phone 2 of 10Despite its yummy-sounding name, the Biscotti TV Phone isn't a sweet treat. Instead, this little device magically turns your TV into a high-definition video phone, without a computer. Now that's sweet!
Find out more about Biscotti TV Phone.
Marc Jacobs Headphones 3 of 10These fashion-conscious Marc Jacobs black acetate 'Stardust' headphones are perfect for the mom who has everything. With Marc Jacobs' signature jumbled-letter print and gray padding, these headphones are both useful and fabulous!
Find out more about Marc Jacobs Headphones.
Polaroid Instant Digital Camera 4 of 10Remember the good old days of Polaroid? Or maybe you're too young to remember when producing an instant photo was exciting enough to wow party guests. Either way, your mom remembers and she'll love the nostalgia factor in his cool Polaroid Instant Digital Camera. Say Cheese!
Find out more about the Polaroid Instant Digital Camera
Kodak Easyshare Digital Frame 5 of 10What does mom want more than anything? Why, pictures of you and your family, of course! Load up lots of memories on this digital frame so she will never have time to miss you. No promises that she won't still guilt-trip you about not calling more often.
Find out more about the Kodak Easyshare Digital Frame
Netflix Subscription 6 of 10It's the gift that keeps on giving--at least until the subscription runs out! Give mom access to her favorite movies and TV shows. Then teach her how she can watch them on her tablet!
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Roku 7 of 10Now that you've bought mom a subscription to Netflix, make her day by throwing in Roku too. With access to streaming content from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon, and other content providers, mom will never be bored!
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Stella McCartney iPhone Sleeve 8 of 10For the glamour mom (or glamma), this Stella McCartney faux leather iPhone sleeve is just the thing. The fuschia color in the label's "Falabella" style will ensure she is the most stylish mom on her block. It's not cheap, but hey, mom's worth it!
Find out more about the Stella McCartney Falabella faux leather iPhone sleeve .
imemories 9 of 10Does mom still break out the old Super-8 camera to watch home movies? Do her a favor—and make her day—by converting home movies from film or VHS to digital files so you can watch them online or on DVD.
Find out more about imemories.
Pop Phone 10 of 10Mom will get a kick out of the retro handset and she'll enjoy the ergonomic design too!
Find out more about the Pop Phone.
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