It is that time of the year again, and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. This Sunday, May 14, family members and friends will gather to celebrate with moms on her day, and those looking for a perfect gift may find it on the tech aisle this year.
Chances are there is a gadget or smart product out there that solves problems your mom might be having at home or that would just make her daily life easier. Even the simplest piece of technology can go a long way in improving our routines.
For this reason, we have compiled some of this year’s best tech offers and gifts on a list. From smart hubs and mobile devices to IoT gadgets and laptops, here are some of the presents you can give your mom to show her some love on Sunday.
Nest Learning Thermostat – $249
What best gift than one that keeps the house warm? Moms with old manual thermostats can say goodbye to the days of turning a knob and say hello to the smart and stylish Nest Learning Thermostat.
This $249 gadget comes in plain stainless steel, white, or copper designs and it lets you control the temperature of the room through an app on your smartphone. It also supports commands via Amazon Alexa, and it learns your living patterns so it can adjust according to your routine.
Amazon Fire HD 8 and HDX 8.9 – Sale: $64.99 and $429.99
Amazon’s Fire tablet lineup is one of the most popular in the market for its great quality and affordability. For Mother’s Day, the online retail giant has two of them on sale, one for budget gifts and another one for relatives or friends who want to go all out.
The Fire HD 8 will have a $25 discount during the holiday, while the HDX 8.9 is $100 off its regular price. The first one runs Fire OS 5 while the second one runs Android. Both support Alexa and the myriad platforms offered by Amazon.
Tile Mate & Slim 4-pack – $69.99
If your mom is one of those that always loses sight of things or can’t remember where they left them, then they will love Tile. Tile is a Bluetooth-enabled device that works in pairs: a Tile Slim to look for things and a Tile Mate to tell where they are.
The Tile Slim is as thin as a credit card, and just by pressing a button, it can locate the thing that has attached its Tile Mate pair. An app can control the whole setup, and you can configure it to track your lost phone too and make it ring.
Amazon Echo – Sale $149.99
The Amazon Echo family now has several members, but only the traditional is on sale for Mother’s Day. The e-commerce giant has cut $30 out of the smart speaker’s price, leaving it at a tempting $150 for an Alexa-powered assistant.
Of course, if you love your mom and got the money, you could pre-order one of the new smart hub designs: the Echo Look goes for $199.99, and it has a selfie camera, while the Echo Show costs $229.99 and has a screen and video call functionalities.
HP Spectre x360 – $939.99
For those who both have a mother that works hard in the office or at home and want to spare no expenses this Sunday, then they could treat them with a new HP Spectre x360.
The 2-in-1 device can be used as a laptop or as a tablet, and this year’s model comes with enhanced specifications in two sizes: 13 and 15 inches. It starts at $939.99, but the working experience your mom will get from this PC will be priceless.