Mother's Day Gift Guide: 25 Great Tech Gift Ideas For Mom

Make Mom Proud

For Mother's Day this year, skip the flowers and pamper the extraordinary maternal figure in your life with modern-day tech gifts and gadgets. Here at CRN, we compiled a list of 25 great tech gift ideas, ranging from iPad cases to a wine chiller to a trusty key finder just for mom.

Read on and take a look at some of the favorites we'll definitely be sharing with our moms.

Printed Backup Battery for iPhone

If your mom is always on the go, she's probably never without her smartphone. When it comes to checking email and scheduling appointments, it's important her smartphone doesn't die out. But, if it does, this handy compact backup battery will save her when she's out and about.

J.Crew's Printed Backup Battery is a perfect for her iPhone 3G/4/4S and will enable mom to recharge in no time. This small square charger is available in Camel Brown, navy and Scuba Blue and comes with a small USB cord that connects the charger to a computer or phone base for easy charging on the go.

Fitbit One

This might just be "the one" for mom when it comes to managing her health and fitness. Fitbit's One is a wireless activity and sleep tracker.

While she is awake, this petite tracker (only 1.89 inches tall) will track her steps, distance, calories burned, stairs climbed and miles traveled. The results are then added, and the device presents an "active score." While asleep, it measures her sleep cycle and how well she sleeps, and it even allows her to set alarms.

The statistics are then synced wirelessly to computers and smartphones, and real-time charts and graphs will display the activities being done. Fitbit One will help mom jumpstart, build and achieve fitness goals while keeping track.

Fitbit One is available for $89.99 and comes in black or burgundy. It includes the One tracker, a silicone and metal clip, a wireless sync USB dongle, a charging cord, a sleep wristband and a free membership to log and track activity.

Amazon Kindle 3G

If your mom is an avid reader, the Amazon Kindle 3G can breathe fresh life into her dusty paper-based reading world. While she may like the feeling of holding a book and turning pages, the Kindle offers more. This e-reader can hold it all, including romance, mystery, non-fiction books, magazines and newspapers, which can all be easily downloaded.

The Kindle is sleek and extremely lightweight, weighing less than 6 ounces, so mom can easily carry all her reading materials without the back and shoulder pains that come from lugging bulky books. It will also allow her to read in the sun without any glare, and brightness controls make certain it's easy on her eyes when indoors.

FitFolio For Kindle Touch

This Belkin Chef Stand + Stylus is perfect for moms who love to whip recipes into delicious dishes, and thanks to Belkin the iPad can now be kitchen-safe and ready to use with muddled hands.

This kitchen stand and wand give mom the freedom to utilize a tablet while cooking without having to worry about touching it with messy hands. With the wand, recipes and the Internet can be easily browsed. The stand has a non-slip rubber base and dual viewing angles. The tablet accessory kit comes with the stand, stylus and stylus holder, which is hand washable. It is also compatible with the iPad, iPad 2, third-generation iPad and the iPad mini. It is priced at $24.95.

Brookstone Key Finder

For the mom who often mistakenly misplace her keys, make her life easier with Frends' "Taylor" Headphones. These lavish headphones not only deliver quality sound from a premium 40mm driver but also make a great accessory. The headphones have comfortable memory foam ear cushions, wrapped in leather, with a soft-touch fabric cord. The three-button mic controls volume, music and phone. Available in gold/white, rose/white or silver/black and equipped with a zippered carrying case, the Frends Earbuds is priced at $99.99.

Mini Wooden Speakers

Although these speakers are tiny, they are mighty in sound. These sleekly designed iPhone and iPod charger. It's handcrafted from natural driftwood and polished by the sand and sea. Found on the shores of Maine, no piece is the same; each distinctive driftwood charger varies in size between approximately 8 and 9 inches in length.

The iPhone 4 dock is compatible with iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3GS and 3G; second-, third- and fourth-generation iPod classic and iPod touch devices, as well as fifth-generation iPods.

iPhone Photo Cube Printer

A mom can never have enough photos of her family and their precious moments. Now she can easily and inexpensively print them out with this DC35 Digital Slim Multi-Form Cordless Vacuum Cleaner is a product of Dyson, often known as the "Apple" brand of cleaning appliances.

Available for $263.99, the DC35 uses Dyson's patented technology that doesn't lose suction power when vacuuming. The motorized floor tool has two different types of carbon fiber brushes for different floor surfaces, from wood to carpet. The vacuum's detachable wand is lightweight and can extend to clean up high, or it can turn into a handheld vacuum, perfect for cleaning up nooks and crannies. There are also two power options for either 15 minutes of high, continuous suction or 6 minutes of maximum power for more difficult messes.

Vinturi Wine Aerator

This gift will make a difference for moms who need a glass to wind down after a hard day. The Withings Smart Body Analyzer is more than just a scale; it's a Wi-Fi-enabled scale. Set up is easy; once mom downloads the app, all she has to do is step on the Smart Body Analyzer Scale, and the app easily syncs with it. This smart scale tracks weight, body composition (lean mass, fat mass, BMI), heart rate and even air quality. The scale uses air quality detection to measure carbon dioxide and temperature levels to guide sleep and health. This sleek and clean glass scale works with comprehensive Web, Android and iOS app interfaces. Priced at $149.95, the scale also requires four triple AAA batteries (not included).

Roku LT Streaming Media Player

While your mom may not have Xbox or a PlayStation to stream Netflix, she can now do so with the Cuisinart's coffeemaker is equipped with a burr grinder, which automatically grinds the coffee beans before brewing. The burr grinder helps to maintain the coffee beans' true flavor. This coffeemaker is programmable, equipped with a strength selector to decipher between strong, medium or mild and the grind control to specify the number of desired cups. To keep the coffee hot and fresh, the 8-ounce bean hopper has a sealed lid to prevent moisture, and the charcoal water filter removes impurities. This coffeemaker is available for $199.

Logitech TV Cam HD

Be one step closer to mom with iGrill's wireless Bluetooth thermometer is the perfect tool for monitoring food, even when she's 200 feet away. This thermometer monitors the temperature of a smoker, grill or oven, and it can be laid flat, stood up or hung. The free iGrill app can be used to connect to an Android or Apple device and alerts when the food is ready. Its dual-temperature probe can even monitor two different meats at once, and it's perfect for roasts. The iGrill comes in either black or white with two meat probes and 4 AA batteries. It is available for $79.99.

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS Digital Camera

When it comes to capturing a moment, it's a snap with Canon PowerShot A3400 IS. Perfect for any mom, this image stabilized digital camera is compact and makes for a great point and shoot. It has a 3-inch touch screen LCD display with touch shutter and touch auto-focus functionality. Canon's PowerShot touts a 16-megapixel CCD image sensor and 5x optical zoom, and it even shoots 720 HD movies. This user-friendly camera is available in black, gold, red or silver for just $179.99.

Brookstone HDMI Pocket Projector

When the family's all gathered, this tiny projector will come in handy. NeatDesk. This gadget doubles as a high-speed scanner and Digital Filing System. It scans everything from receipts to business cards while the software identifies, extracts and categorizes important information right onto her computer. NeatDesk is available for both Mac and PC. While it is currently listed at $399.95, there is a 30-day free trial.