Mother's Day Gift Guide: 20 Gadget Ideas For Techie Moms

The Best Gifts For Techie Moms

As Mother's Day -- this coming Sunday -- quickly approaches, daughters and sons are scrambling for the perfect gift. While some moms might be fine with a handwritten card, others find joy in cool technologies and cutting-edge devices. CRN has compiled a list of the best tech gifts to make your mother's life easier and show that you care. Following are our top 20 picks.

Tory Burch for Fitbit

For cutting-edge technology with a high-class feel, a product from the Tory Burch for Fitbit collection is your best bet.

These hinged bracelets transform the standard Fitbit Flex tracker into a chic accessory from Tory Burch, and come in a variety of beautiful materials, such as aged gold, shiny brass, Tory silver and rose gold. The products, ranging from $175 to $195, are for sale on Fitbit's website.

iPhone Mother's Day Case

For a simple, sweet and inexpensive gift, try StarShine Jewelry's Mother's Day iPhone case cover for the iPhone 6. The hard, snap-on case features the mint-colored message "I love you, Mom" and a gray-striped design on the back. Buy it on Amazon for $9.

Amazon Prime

An annual subscription to Amazon Prime opens opportunities for your mother to have access to unlimited movie and TV show streaming through Prime Instant Video, access to Prime playlists through Prime Music, and secure unlimited photo storage through Amazon Cloud Drive.

Amazon Prime also allows access to the Kindle Owners' Lending Library and free two-day shipping for eligible purchases on Amazon. Amazon Prime can be purchased on Amazon's website for $99 a year.

Equil Smartpen 2

The Equil Smartpen 2 contains a handwriting recognition feature that transforms handwritten notes to editable text to share or edit.

The Smartpen allows your mother to sync notes to her iOS-, Android- and Windows-based devices so she can save them or carry them around on her phone. The Smartpen can be purchased on Amazon for $149.23.

Creative MUVO Mini

Get your mother prepared for the summer with Creative Muvo mini, a wireless, portable waterproof speaker with the power to combat the rain or sprinklers while playing outside.

The weather- and water-resistant Bluetooth speaker system features an internal driver to extend bass, as well as speakerphone capabilities and a rechargeable battery with 10 hours of playback. Buy it on Creative's website for $59.99.

Nixplay Edge

The Nixplay Edge is a connected frame device allowing users to digitally show off their photos through a 13-inch, 1080p HD IPS display. This display utilizes WiFi connectivity to tap into, manage and share photos from devices through a cloud photo service. Buy it on Nixplay's website for $249.99.

Tablet Bag

If your mother lugs around an iPad, a Surface Pro or a Galaxy Tab S, Saddleback Leather's classy tablet bag may be the perfect gift.

The tablet bag offers a simple, lightweight streamlined design with four color options: tobacco, dark coffee brown, chestnut and black. It also features a removable shoulder strap and front accessory pocket for extra storage. The tablet bag can be purchased on SaddleBack Leather's website for $198.

Mighty Purse Smartphone Charging Wristlet

For the mother who is running around all day, Mighty Purse's smartphone charging wristlet is designed to ensure a fully charged phone at all times.

The wristlet is made of leather and fits around the phone and its adapter. The purse hides a lightweight built-in battery that can recharge most smartphones in addition to zippered compartments for coins and credit cards. The wristlet can be purchased on Amazon for $99.

FOM Laptop Desk

The Fom Laptop Desk is a good gift if your mother uses her laptop or tablet on the couch or in bed. The desk is placed over a squishy, colorful pillow, which holds the laptop up while it sits comfortably on the user's lap. The Fom Laptop Desk is available on Brookstone's website for $39.99.

Crock-Pot with WeMo

Crock-Pot's smart 6-quart WiFi-enabled Crock-Pot allows the user to adjust the slow cooker's cooking time and temperature remotely. The cooker comes with a free WeMo app for Apple and Android devices and allows the user to connect from any location to control the slow cooker remotely. The Crock-Pot is available on Amazon for $112.49.

Perfect Bake System

The Perfect Bake scale and app may be the perfect present if your mother likes to bake. This smart scale comes with three color-coded bowls, an oven thermometer, a tablet and phone stand, and a free app. The app and scale weigh each ingredient for accuracy and use built-in timers to alert users when they're done mixing and baking. The app includes hundreds of recipes and the ability to edit recipes. The Perfect Bake can be bought on its website for $69.99.

BHeard Sound Pod

BHold's BHeard Sound Pod serves as an acoustic phone speaker that is easy to carry around to kitchens, beaches or meetings. This silicon-rubber composite, lightweight pod fits almost every smartphone, including the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note. The BHeard Sound Pod can be purchased on BHold's website for $35.

Parrot Flower Power

Does your mom love gardening? If so, we recommend the Parrot Flower Power device, a wireless indoor and outdoor smart plant sensor with an app to track the health parameters of plants through Bluetooth. Utilizing the free app on iOS and Android devices, users can track and collect data on their plants. This device can be purchased on Amazon for up to $78.28.

Compute Stick

Intel's new Compute Stick allows users to bring computers to other devices. The thumb-sized stick, which works with Windows 8.1, turns any HDMI TV or monitor into a computer, allowing users to search the Web, share vacation photos or keep up with email. Intel's Compute Stick can be purchased on New Egg starting at $149.99.

iRobot Scooba 450

The iRobot Scooba is a pricey but fun little circular machine that scrubs floor automatically. The 15-pound device automatically sweeps, pre-soaks and scrubs hardwood floors to rid them of dust and dirt in 40-minute or 20-minute cycles. The iRobot Scooba 450 can be purchased on iRobot's website for $599.99.

iOttie Easy One Touch 2 Car Mount Holder

iOttie's iPhone holder allows users to mount their phones in their cars so that they can safely utilize their phones for GPS functions while driving. The holder attaches to a telescopic arm with a mounting system to lock the phone to the vehicle. The car mount holder can be purchased on iOttie's website for $29.95.

VuPoint Compact iPhone Photo Printer

VuPoint's Compact iPhone Photo Printer is a quick, simple device that prints out photos on an iPhone into real, 4-inch by 6-inch tangible copies. Users can simply stick their phones into the device and within 55 seconds print out a photo. The device can be bought on Amazon, starting at $129.95.

iGrill Meat Thermometer

iGrill's rugged, Bluetooth Smart meat thermometer connects to users' cellphone apps to keep tabs on anything from a quick steak to a long smoke. The thermometer itself contains two professional grade probes for monitoring two temperatures at once. The iGrill can be purchased on iGrill's website starting at $99.99.

Samsung WB350 Smart Camera

For the mother who loves photography, the Samsung WB350 Smart Camera is a great gift. The camera has 21x optical zoom and a 23 mm wide-angle lens so that users can capture powerful images. It also contains a 3-inch hybrid touch screen for a flexible user interface and menu. The camera can be purchased on Samsung's website for $189.99.

Kobo Aura H20

The Kobo Aura H20 is a premium eReader with a waterproof and dust-proof design. This device features a 6.8-inch, extra-large touch screen pad that is easy to read in on the beach or on your couch. The eReader can be purchased for $179.99 on Kobo Books' website.