7 Tech Gifts Your Mom Will Absolutely Love

By Rick Broida

Updated September 19, 2017

Mother's Day is for kisses -- and cool tech gifts.
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There's nothing you can buy Mom for Mother's Day that will make her love you any more than she already does--but that doesn't mean you shouldn't try! Here are seven seriously cool tech gifts for your seriously cool mom.

Braven 570 Bluetooth Speaker

Braven 570
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Is Mom still using her phone as a boombox? Let her listen in style with Braven's compact, colorful, and portable Bluetooth speaker, which comes in four slick hues and can run for up to 10 hours on a charge.

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Galaxy Note 4

Galaxy Note 4
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It's time to retire Mom's small, sluggish old phone. The ideal upgrade: Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, which offers a spacious screen, an amazing camera, and a built-in stylus for scribbling all of Mom's many lists.

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iPad Mini 3

iPad Mini 3
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Mom probably says she doesn't need a tablet, but she does -- and it's hard to beat the Mini's blend of portability and practicality. It's like a mini-computer that can easily slip into a purse.

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Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite
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Time for Mom to give up the pulp-based fiction and make the move to an e-reader, which makes it infinitely easier to carry around a year's worth of book-club picks. The beautifully backlit Kindle Paperwhite is the unchallenged champ in its class.

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Plantronics BackBeat Pro

Plantronics BackBeat Pro
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When Mom needs a time-out of her own, help her chill with the ultimate set of headphones. The BackBeat Pro connects wirelessly via Bluetooth, runs for 24 hours on a charge, and smartly pauses the playback when Mom slips them off.

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Pebble Classic

Pebble Classic in white
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Mother's Day comes a bit too early to score the new Pebble Time smartwatch, but why not give Mom the original (in classy white, of course) so she can enjoy the benefits of a smart wrist companion right now? Then upgrade her to the Time next year.

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i Spotify

Take the hassles of music-library management off Mom's plate and give her a subscription to Spotify, the service that delivers all the music of the world, on demand, to her phone, tablet, or PC.

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