10 Cool Holiday Gadget Gift Ideas For Moms In 2022

CRN explores the latest gadgets for the hardworking moms in our lives – from smart aroma therapy to futuristic sunglasses, we’ve got you covered for mom’s holiday tech wish list.

Go beyond the obvious when shopping for mom this year by focusing on her increasing love of all things technology related. Parents are more and more likely to be heavily engaged with new technology – from social media to smarter home tools, the parental units are more savvy than ever when it comes to tech.

According to a 2021 study by Kaspersky, 82 percent of parents are using devices for more than two hours a day. The way we interact with technology is changing almost daily and consuming much of our waking life. We’re building smarter homes with more connectivity than ever and gone are the days when the older generations were behind on digital trends. Parents have joined the digital revolution.

CRN takes a look at some of the coolest gadgets for tech-savvy moms just in time for the holidays:

Bellroy Tech Kit Compact

No one can match mom’s organizational skills. And with Bellroy’s Tech Kit Compact, she can keep her tech accessories tidy and tucked away in style. The slim pouch design lays flat for easy access and its elastic loops help organize cables, earbuds and other small tech items. The compact comes in five different colors.

Price: $55

Kodak Smile Instant Print Digital Camera

Here’s a throwback gadget that mom will love. The instant camera was a staple before digital cameras took over the world. Kodak’s Smile Instant Print Digital Camera updates that classic design by combining the best of both worlds. The camera instantly and automatically prints high-quality, full color photos on Kodak’s Zink Photo Paper. But you can also shoot, preview and edit the 10-megapixel captures before instantly printing.

Price: $99

Smart Essential Oil Aromatherapy Diffuser

Mom can upgrade her relaxation routine with the Smart Essential Oil Aromatherapy Diffuser, which provides a wireless experience with Alexa and Google Home controls. The unit works like a normal diffuser but uses a companion app to control features like LED color, mist intensity, timer settings and more directly from your mobile device.

Price $29.95

HigherDOSE Infrared Sauna Blanket V4

Bring the sauna experience home for mom with the HigherDose Infrared Sauna Blanket V4, which aims to provide deep relaxation by elevating the body’s “thermal energy.” The company claims the device improves circulation and promotes glowing skin. With eight heat levels, the user can adjust the experience with a handheld controller.

Price: $599

Apple Airpods Pro (2nd Generation)

Sometimes, moms and dads need to tune the world out for a bit. What better way than to use Apple’s new top-of-line Airpods Pro (second generation) earbuds. The company has amped up its active noise cancelation and gave this year’s pro earbuds a complete makeover. Spatial audio advancements provide a truly immersive experience and touch control lets you take control with simple swipes. Improved battery lends up to six hours of life on a single charge.

Price: $249

PowerRager Portable Power Bank

Moms on the go will love the portability and convenience of the PowerRager Portable Power Bank. The device offers a 5,000 mAh power bank that’s compatible with iPhone and all Android types. A rear suction cup adds adaptability for any situation. The unit also features dual charging ports and an automatic LED charge level indicator.

Price: $29.99

Moleskine Smart Writing Set

Let mom take the tactile writing experience to the next level with added digital features found on the Moleskine Smart Writing Set. This isn’t Hemmingway’s Moleskine. The device features the classic shape and ivory-colored pages, but also gives an instant digital copy of every page of notes or sketches along with a redesigned Smart Pen and Notes App.

Price: $279

Netgear Meural Canvas II Smart Frame

Let mom refresh the art in the house instantly with Netgear’s Meural Canvas II. The display shows off photos, art, or NFT crypto-art within a stylish large frame. Meural partners with some of the world’s leading image collections to bring an active art library of over 30,000 pieces. This digital canvas is offered in 16x24-inch or 19x29-inch sizes and four color frame options.

Price: $599.99

Bartesian Premium Cocktail Machine

Let mom enjoy a little liquid holiday cheer without a trip to the local bar with the Bartesian Premium Cocktail Maker. The devices lets you experience the joys of a cocktail lounge in the comfort of your own home with the touch of a button. Fill the machine with your favorite spirits and insert special Bartesian capsules that contain all the bitters, extracts, juice concentrates and mixers to complete the drink.

Price: $366

Ray-Ban Wayfarer Stories

The world has changed a lot since your mom bought her first pair of shades. Ray-Ban’s Wayferer Stories combine the timeless sunglasses design with digital camera, audio, voice control, touch control and more for a complete connected experience. The perfect companion for the stylish mom on the go who won’t even need to pull out her smartphone for that perfect Instagram shot, these sunglasses will score massive points this holiday season.

Price: $299