It’s impossible to quantify our love or find enough ways to show appreciation for the motherly figures in our lives. That said, if you want this Mother’s Day to be extra special for your tech-savvy mom, we have compiled a list of the best tech gifts for Mother’s Day 2023.
Do note that the items on the list weren’t picked at random. In fact, we went around and asked our colleagues and co-workers which tech gadget would they like to gift their techie mom. And guess what? We were overwhelmed by their response. From a mighty smartwatch to a hair styler or a simple smart speaker, we have a lot of great gifting ideas to share with you.
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So without further ado, let’s check out the best tech gifts for Mother’s Day 2023.
1. Keep a Tab on Fitness: Apple Watch Series 8
Sure, smartwatches have been around for several years now, however, if your mother still hasn’t got around to buying one (or is thinking of upgrading), then the Apple Watch Series 8 should be a good pick. The same is especially true if they have already invested in the Apple ecosystem. The Apple Watch Series 8, in particular, beautifully marries smart features with fitness & health tracking utilities.
The device delivers accurate results and bundles features like temperature reading, Crash detection, ECG, and cycle tracking. The best part is that you can style the device using chic and trendy bands too. While the Apple Series Watch 8 is the latest iteration in the series, you can also have a look at the Apple Watch SE.
A cool alternative to the Apple Watch is Garmin Lily. The primary highlight of this smartwatch is its elegant and slim design. The latter makes it easy to fit into most women’s wrists. Plus, the combination of fitness features and added smarts are not bad either. The battery life is decent and the wearable comes with nifty female-oriented features like pregnancy tracking and menstrual tracking.
But at the end of the day, if you are not sure, you can simply opt for the Fitbit Inspire 3 fitness tracker. It’s not as expensive and has a slim build.
2. Smart Phone: Apple iPhone 14
Smartphones are a great gift for the mother figure in your life, especially if they are planning to upgrade to a new phone. Having said that, with smartphones jumping on the ‘big display’ bandwagon, it’s essential that you pick a phone which is easy to hold. That’s precisely where the iPhone 14 comes into the picture. The new gen iPhone comes with added features like enhanced video stabilization and the ability to send emergency messages, among others.
Another worthy mention is the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4, which is a great device for those familiar with the company’s UI. This flip phone is fun to use, and you can even customize the secondary display to some extent.
3. Fast Charger: Anker Nano II + Nomad Kevlar Cable
Since we’re on the subject of smartphones, most devices don’t ship with a charger and charging cables. The Anker Nano II charger is a versatile GaN charger that can refuel smartphones and some laptops. It has a small footprint, which makes it easy to fit into handbags and laptop bags.
Add a Kevlar USB-C or Lightning cable from Nomad, and you should be set with your gift for your techy mother.
4. For the Salon-loving Mom: Dyson Airwrap
This luxe air styler has everything- from curling tools and a volumizing brush to a dryer. Whether you want to style your hair in beach waves or elegant curls, it can do it all. The AirWrap comes with a bevy of attachments and tools that mitigate the need to go to a salon for styling.
The heating in the Dyson AirWrap is controlled and it doesn’t ‘fry’ your hair like some conventional heating tools. At the same time, the device is lightweight and makes for a good travel companion. It’s a tad on the expensive side so you’ll have to take our word for it, but your mom would love it.
If you are looking for a more inexpensive but quality alternative, you can have a look at the Shark HD430 FlexStyle Air Styling.
5. For the Music-loving Mom: Jabra Elite 5
If you are all about earphones, then the newest offering from Jabra—the Jabra Elite 5— also makes for a great gift. For one, it’s compact and offers a discreet look. Secondly, these ANC earbuds deliver a quality audio output and have a decent battery life (for a TWS earbud).
The Elite 5 also comes with support for Alexa and Google Assistant, which is great. Interestingly, the companion app lets you play with the EQ, so you can variate the sound profile to your liking. And, as prefaced previously, the earbud’s Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) tech will surely help quieten the noise around.
You can pick up the Elite 5 in two stylish hues namely Gold beige or Copper Black this Mother’s Day.
6. Smart Digital Frame: Aura Carver
Another cool gadget for your mom is the Aura Carver digital frame. A digital picture frame is a great way to display all your prized memories. The Carver is a 10.1-inch picture frame that reciprocates colors accurately. While it doesn’t have a touchscreen display, it comes with a little bar at the top that makes navigation easy.
All the photos are stored in the cloud, and you can send and share multiple photos from your phone’s gallery, scan old photos, and Google Photos Albums. The best part is that you can add your siblings to share photos to this frame.
Read Also: 4 Best Digital Photo Frames With Google Photos Support
7. For the Mom Who Loves Reading: Kindle 2022 E-Reader
Does your mom love reading books? If yes, an e-reader in the form of the Kindle 2022 E-Reader will be the best tech gift for Mother’s Day. The newer generation of Kindle comes with a clearer display, USB-C charging, and a compact form factor. The latter makes it easy to clutch. And the performance can be compared to the likes of the Kindle Paperwhite. Moreover, it’s not expensive either.
Over the years, Kindle e-readers have brought in some most sought-after features, including support for Bluetooth technology. So, apart from general reading, they can also listen to audiobooks on headphones. Needless to say, Kindles are travel friendly. The bottom line is if your mother loves reading, the new Kindle 2022 e-reader is the best pick for a Mother’s Day gift.
Alternatively, you can check out the bigger Kindle Scribe, which allows users to sketch on the go too.
8. Set the Right Ambience: Amazon Echo Dot
A smart speaker like the Echo Dot is generally a good gift for techie mothers, especially if they love listening to music. The good thing about smart speakers is that they play music with just a couple of voice commands. All you need to do is connect the speaker to your home Wi-Fi.
And well, it’s capable of so much more. From reading out morning news and weather reports to letting you of the traffic status and other trivia, the Echo Dot is a stepping stone to a smart home setup.
9. Don’t Let the Coffee Go Cold: Ember Smart Mug 2
If your mom loves piping hot coffee, consider getting her the Ember Smart Mug 2. It is a wireless device that comes with a heating pad and a stylish mug. The best part? You can set the temperature (through the app) anywhere between 120 and 145-degree Fahrenheit. Cool, right?
And there’s more to the story. To wit, the app also comes with temperature presets for drinks like tea or plain coffee. Moreover, it does its best not to alter the taste of coffee. Long story short, if your mom can’t do without her share of hot coffee (or tea), you know you can’t go wrong with this one. And the fact that it doesn’t need cables and wires makes it even a greater deal.
Also See: 6 Best Coffee Mug Warmers With Auto Shut Off
10. Keep it Simple: Spotify Premium Subscription
A Spotify Premium gift card is an apt pick if you want to keep things simple and fuss-free. The gift card opens the door to Spotify’s massive library of music and podcasts. Activating one is easy and simple, you simply need to ensure that the gift card is purchased in the same country where the account is based.
Note that this card can’t be redeemed for Spotify Family.
And for moms who love watching videos on YouTube, whether it’s for cooking, gardening, or learning a new skill, a YouTube Premium membership will help them watch all the videos ad-free. Plus, it also opens the door to other nifty features like PiP mode, Downloads, and Background play.
11. Keep Hydrated: Hidrate Spark Pro Smart Water Bottle
The Hydrate Spark Pro is another great gift option, especially if they have been eyeing a smart water bottle. It isn’t too expensive and has a premium build. The best part is that it tracks a user’s water intake automatically. To that end, the bottle comes with a smart sensor which negates the need to manually input your water intake in fitness apps.
The RGB base adds a sharp look to the bottle. Interestingly, you can pick the bottle’s lid depending on your mom’s preference.
Also See: 5 Best Smart Water Bottles to Keep You Hydrated
12. Don’t Burn the Candle, yet: luzdiosa Candle Warmer Lamp
A candle warmer is a great Mother’s Day gift too. This nifty device comes into the picture if you do not want to burn a fragrant candle directly. The one from the luzdiosa Store not only releases a candle’s fragrance into the air, but it also doubles up as a decorative item. It’s quite simple to set up too and all you need to do is place the candle below the bulbs.
Although a burning candle doesn’t release toxic fumes, it still runs the risk of causing a house fire. The luzdiosa Candle Warmer, on the other hand, comes with a dimmer to adjust the intensity of the light. It is pretty, and the bulbs get adequately bright to warm and melt the wax.
13. For the Craft-loving Mom: Cricut Maker 3
The Cricut Maker 3 is the perfect pick for a crafty mom. It may look a tad small, however, do not underestimate it since it can automate craft jobs like cutting, printing, or plain ol’ crafting. And yes, it can work with paper and other mediums like leather, wood, and even fabric.
You can also include a couple of additional accessories along with Cricut Maker 3 to complete the circle.
14. Recharge the Batteries: SG Essential Oil Diffuser
Do you want to give a bunch of gifts this Mother’s Day? If yes, you should check out the SG Essential Oil Diffuser. Not only is it a pretty good diffuser, but it also doubles up as a clock and a Bluetooth speaker. No kidding!
At the same time, the wooden exterior of the oil diffuser gives it a pretty neat look. And the odds are that your mom won’t mind placing it in the living room or lounge. The speaker, while not perfect, is loud and works as advertised. More notably, cleaning the diffuser’s water tank is a walk in the park. As such, the SG Essential Oil Diffuser is a great gift to give this Mother’s Day.
15. To Take a Breather: RENPHO Eye Massager
Who doesn’t love a nice massage just before bed, right? That’s where the Renpho eye massager comes into the picture. To that end, the device is an exciting proposition for those who enjoy massages but can’t take the time out to visit a masseuse or a masseur. It sits over the eyes, and the built-in heat pads provide the needed relaxation.
Further, it has six modes and a built-in speaker to play music. In fact, you can connect your phone to the massager via Bluetooth and jam to your favorite tunes.
The Renpho eye massager is popular on Amazon and the device has received its fair share of love. On that note, users state that they use the device for relaxation. Several users even cite that the massager works wonders for headaches. In short — perfect Mother’s Day gadget.
16. For the Trendy Mom: Dagne Dover Daily Tote
For the mom who’s often on the road with their laptop, what’s a better Mother’s Day gift than a practical tote bag that can carry it all? The Dagne Dover Daily Tote bag, made from premium vegan leather, not only looks classy but can pack the whole town. No kidding! It can fit laptops up to 13 inches, and the various slip pockets and compartments make it easy to organize your personal belongings.
Further, the outer pocket gives you easy access to travel essentials. More importantly, the handle at the top and the shoulder strap provides ample wriggle room to carry the bag in style.
And if the motherly figure in your life loves recycling, you’d be pleased to know that the lining is made from recycled plastic bottles, while the bag is 100% vegan.
17. Print @ Home Gift Card
Can’t make up your mind? Simple, give your mom an Amazon e-Gift card (or any gift card for that matter), so that she is free to choose the gift she likes. You can stylize the gift card by choosing a design of your liking. Or, you can pick a photo of you and your mom to go on the gift card too. Once done, add the amount of your choice and send it off.
These cards can be redeemed on Amazon as well as a few affiliated sites.
Happy Mother’s Day
These were some of the best tech gifts for Mother’s Day 2023. Do comment and let us know what did you get your mom or the motherly figure in your life.