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33 Easy to Use Gadget Birthday Gifts for Non-Techie Moms

Celebrating a birthday as a mother today may be different than years ago, yet, at the heart of it all, birthday gifts for Mom come from our hearts. Hi-tech gifts, safety measures, digital cameras, tablets, and more, are things that young-at-heart, loving, honest Moms have lovingly accepted. You’re the best, Mom.

Diy Book It Cell Phone Charging Station

Fitbit Alta HR

It’s a well-documented fact that mothers don’t age. So, when searching for the best kind of birthday gifts for mom, check out the Fitbit Alta HR. This high-performing bracelet will keep Mama fit by tracking her heart rate, calorie burn, REM sleep patterns, and her overall health. Multiple colors, 7-day battery life, Mum lives on!

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DOSS Touch Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Is your Mom of the I-Need-To-Be-Current sort? The portability of the wireless Bluetooth portable speaker will ensure your mother is a renowned DJ, party girl, newsmaker, and au courant style-maker. Ideal for lounging, camping, or biking, and equipped with a rechargeable battery, this speaker ranks among the best gifts for mom. Ever. Just saying.


Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug

Those-Who-Want-Everything-From-One-Command will appreciate the Kasa Smart Wi-Fi plug. The plug works directly with Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant to manage home electronics, appliances, and devices through Voice Control. So, when you’re scratching your head and pondering ideal gifts for mom, don’t wait for your proverbial mental lightbulb: Gift her with this handy gadget!


Handbag Butler Bag with Cell Phone Charger

When your Mom is heading out to her next rock concert or special event, she’ll need, want, and desire this Mighty Purse. Hidden inside this chic, quilted, nylon wristlet is an adapter and charging cable, compatible with Apple® products, as well as an LED light indicator, zip pockets, and faux-leather trim. Powerful panache: Cheers, Mom!


Smarter Coffee

The ultimate luxury, lazy experience is having someone else brew you the best cup of coffee. Ever. First, try the Smarter Coffee 2nd Gen. Second, partner up with Amazon Echo and Alexa. And, third, ask/command that Alexa grinds coffee beans and then brews you a cup, on demand. Did someone say “Coffee nirvana has arrived”?


VicTsing Bluetooth FM Transmitter

Now that dear Mom is equipped with a cellphone, perhaps it’s a good thing that she is equipped with a hands-free device while driving. A Bluetooth FM transmitter with a large LCD screen displays incoming phone numbers, current song names, and provides hand-free calling. Easy to use, fingers crossed that Mama will focus on the road.

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iRobot Roomba Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi Connectivity

If your Mom remains intent on cleaning her abode, gift her with the iRobot Roomba vacuum. Complete with a full suite of intelligent sensors, a patented 3-stage cleaning system, and multi-surface brushes, this awesome machine will take care of small particles, large debris, and everything between while your sweet mother lazes, commands, and enjoys the show.


Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera

Here’s a thought: Put aside your phone and buy a camera to memorialize great moments. GASP! Yes, indeed. A camera. The Nikon Coolpix Digital Camera. It produces high-resolution photos and videos with high-end grip design and a powerful lens that makes the art of photography appear easy. Super cool, affordable, and indispensable for non-tech Mom.

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Arlo Pro 2 Home Security Camera System

Home is where the heart is, and without a doubt, one hopes it’s safe and secure. As parents age, encourage them to invest in a home security system that is discreet, weatherproof, and flexible with regards to connection options. This extensive, yet affordable, security system boasts ample advantages including peace of mind for all.



Your mom is addicted to binge-watching innumerable series on her Smartphone and yet she is in denial that her eyesight is failing. Solution? The Magni-Viewer. This device attaches to your mother’s phone and magnifies the screen to twice its size. Super portable, easy to use, and bonus points in her Good Book. (Not counting, though.)


Keyring Charging Cable

Now that Mama has figured out how to use her Smartphone, she needs a charger within easy reach. Easy solution: A keyring charging cable. With Mama-san’s keys neatly tucked on a keyring, adding a charging cable for her phone is a two-for-one victory. Small, light, sturdy, with high quality components, Mom will thank you.


Tile Mate & Slim Combo Pack

While some state that memory fails with age, your Mother may disagree. That aside, the Tile Combo pack is designed to keep track of essential items like keys, wallet, laptop, and more. With an easy-to-use Tile app, you – and your Mom – will always know where to look for stuff! So, stop searching and get two.


Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and Alexa Voice Remote

Sit back, relax, and let Alexa do the work. Whether it’s suspense thrillers, news on CNN, comedies, or Netflix, the options are many! Alexa will find and control content, play music, check movie time, and seek birthday gifts for mom. Navigate millions of websites, join Amazon Prime for unlimited access, and cheers/toast to Mother!

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eTape16 Digital Tape Measure

The ever-fitting tribute to the eTape16 Digital Tape Measure reads: “Measure it, Read it, Record it!” With the tape measure remaining virtually unchanged for 100+ years, this version expands its utility with a large digital display, three memories, sleek modern design, and rugged weather resistant plastic. The best of both worlds takes measurement to new levels.


Apple iPad

The ideal complement to an iPhone is the Apple iPad. Complete with a 9.7-inch Retina display, wide color, and true tone screen, 32GB of memory, a 1.2MP FaceTime HD Camera, and 8MP iSight Camera, this well-equipped, super-thin, touch ID iPad is affordable and a must-have for all who love mobile devices. Birthday gift for Mom?

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Nest Learning Thermostat

The beauty of living in the 21st Century is the ease of it all, including saving energy. The Nest Learning Thermostat is a thin, sleek design with a sharp display that lights up from across the room, the first thermostat to receive ENERGY STAR certification, and easy-to-control temperatures from your phone. Thumbs up to tech.


Kodak Dock & Wi-Fi Photo Printer

Pine for actual 4X6 photos that you can hold? Treat yourself to one-touch-printing with the ultra-affordable Kodak Dock & WiFi Photo Printer. Hook up your Smartphone with a dock pin or iOS adapter, print your photos, and charge two devices too! With several apps, your photo collection will be filled with color memories and abundant delights.

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Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa

Searching for birthday gifts for mom? The Fire 7 tablet is ultra-thin, ultra-durable, and with Alexa guiding the way, Mom will enjoy millions of movies, TV shows, songs, Kindle eBooks, and more. With incredible 7-inch IPS display, eight hours of battery life, and numerable connections to Echo devices, Mom will be blissfully engaged for hours.


Automatic Handbag Illuminator

The hunt for lip gloss in a small, sensible purse seems easy, and yet, it’s not. The solution is simple: an Automatic Handbag Illuminator. A battery operated orb placed within your handbag switches on with the approach of searching fingers and turns off after seconds. Smart, simple, light, batteries included, and stress avoided. Perfect gift.


Docking Station USB Charging Station

Whether or not you consider yourself tidy, celebrate this eight-port docking station and its tangle-free zone. Compatible with multiple brands, including Apple, Samsung, Nokia, and more, multiple features include keeping track of numerous devices, low power consumption, easy use, and easy portability – ideal for travel. So, treat yourself and your Mom to this Orderly Gift.

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Steamfast Home-and-Away Mini Steam Iron

For the persnickety who insist on using their own gadgets, placate their desires with a mini steam iron. While powerful enough for everyday use, the lightweight compact nature of this iron makes it perfect for travel and with a convenient travel bag and dual voltage, your Mom will also be well-pressed-and-dressed for overseas’ visits.


Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell

There are times when you are far from home and need to know your abode is safe. With the Ring Wi-Fi Enabled Video Doorbell, you can see, hear, and speak to anyone at your door from across the planet. And, with instant alerts, HD video, check-in features, and lifetime protection, know that you are indeed safe.

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Philips Wake-up Light with Sunrise Simulation

Wake each morning to rays of sunshine, both real and those provided by the Philips wake-up light. Clinically proven by many, light therapy improves sleep, energy, and well-being and thus, having this modestly priced alarm clock at your bedside is an easy choice. Post-script: there are 10 brightness settings and a money-back guarantee. No-brainer.


PhoneSoap Smartphone Sanitizer

Here’s one for you. Your Smartphone is a breeding ground for disease-causing bacteria and viruses. Yikes! Smartphone Sanitizer to the rescue! Simply place your phone inside, attach the charging cable, close the lid, and have the UV lights clean, sanitize, and rid your phone of Stuff-You-Don’t-Want-To-Know-About. And there you have it. Oh, one for Mom.


Rocketbook Wave Smart Notebook

Try this smart, microwave-to-erase-and-reuse notebook, suitable for both Android and iOS apps. The 80-page notebook has acid-free, fine-grain paper where you can blast your notes to Google Docs, iCloud, Evernote, and more; then, pop your Rocketbook into the microwave to erase and reuse your digital notebook up to five times. Be a frontrunner and do this.


Vacuum Sealer By NutriChef

Save, conserve, and freeze all your favorite foods with the iconic vacuum sealer by NutriChef. Affordably priced, easy to operate, and with two sealing modes, this sealer is ideal for preserving fruits, vegetables, meats, and even wine! Complete with easy-to-follow instructions, vacuum bags, and a full starter kit replete with ideas, anytime is safeguarding time.


Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

The trendsetter and legend that is Kindle celebrates 11+ years for readers, skimmers, and circulation collectors alike. Now available in black or white, with higher resolution display, the current, no-screen-glare version lasts weeks on a battery charge and boasts unlimited access to one million+ affordable and free titles. Yes.


Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker

Precisely for Precision Chefs, the Anova Precision Cooker brings out the gourmet in those who love to cook with perfection. With easy to use instructions, an easy to use app, 1,000+ recipes, and guides for all skill levels, the culinary options are boundless. Create, customize, and celebrate!


Miallegro Immersion Hand Blender

The sleek machine that is MiTutto/MyAll does it all: It chops, grinds, blends, whips, mixes, and froths in seconds. It’s easy to use, easy to clean, and easy to store. It has an elegant style with a stainless steel finish, a 15-month warranty, and it would make a useful birthday gift for mom.

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Tech Tools Heated Smart Travel Mug

Your sweet mother spends a lot of time in her car, driving. Best treat her to a heated smart travel mug. A good one – this one – comes with an AC adapter, analog indicator, nonslip base, and it plugs into your mom’s car charger for self-heating. Easy buy: Full mug of hot coffee = Happy Mom.

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Invoxia Smart Portable Speaker

Music, information, connections are all transportable and Triby allows access to the planet-at-large via Amazon Alexa. Triby features voice control and uses the Alexa Voice Service to play music, provide information, and get the news, and is also a smart portable speaker, Internet radio, hands-free speakerphone, and connected message board. Draw, share, connect, and enjoy.

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Echo Dot

Welcome Triby, the first Alexa-enabled speaker that is fully portable, potable, and practical. I mean, you can hear music from Across. The. Room. You get superior Wi-Fi and a Bluetooth speaker which is why Internet radio and a hands-free speakerphone Rock/Rule: You can share the joy via message board or app. Get one, now.


Charging Cable with Weighted Knot

The delayed flight scenario: crowded waiting rooms, resigned passengers catching up on work, and thus, seeking power outlets. Perfect gift for those with spare room in travel compartments: Charging cables that are ultra-strong at 2.4 Amps, 10-feet in length, and compatible with most Apple devices. Extended life span, reasonable cost, and a great investment.

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3 Diy Tech Accessories You Never Knew You Needed

Diy Create A Clean Workstation Gift

This, dear readers, is a fabulous idea for those who like tidy things from the outside and will tolerate the odd dust bunny on the inside. This homemade charging station is made of a ribbon box and a power strip, and while there are no instructions, seems easy to make. It’s pretty and it’s functional.

Easy DIY Phone Charger Holder

This blog is lovely on so many levels. The editor/hostess/Tennessee-transplant features a number of great tutorials on embroidery, jewelry, and among others, sewing. This specifically lovely tutorial features details on making a dainty little pocket that stores her mobile while it’s charging. Cute and clever. (Note: Transplant from where? Hmm.)

Diy Book It Cell Phone Charging Station

This book’torial on her bloggity-blog is how to make your own book charging station for tucking your phone into. In other words, how to take an empty book and make it a phone charging station. Right? Yeah, anyway. It’s, like, really easy. So, like, do it. It’s trim. And pretty.

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