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Mother’s Day gadget gift guide


mothersdaythumbIt’s Mother’s Day this weekend and if you are struggling to think about what to buy your Mum then why not consider a gadget gift.

There are plenty of choices when it comes to consumer technology so Tech Guide has decided to make some suggestions to help readers spoil their Mum with a gift she’ll love.

The notion that gadgets are mainly at aimed at men is way off the mark. Women are just as much into technology and gadgets as men – in fact – even more so.

The new iPad


Tablets are all the rage at the moment with devices to allow a more convenient and casual way to connect with your content, the web and your apps.

The new iPad from Apple was released earlier this year and there is also a host of Android options available as well from companies like Samsung, Toshiba, Sony, Acer and Motorola.

The new third-generation iPad review

STM’s Skinny 3 and Grip have your new iPad covered

Review round-up: Tablets

Motorola XOOM 2 tablet computer review

Toshiba releases world’s thinnest, lightest tablet

The HTC One X smartphone has a quad core processor


We want to stay connected – especially with out Mums – so a gift of a smartphone would be a popular choice.

There are plenty of models to choose from starting with the iPhone and a host of other Android devices and the new Nokia Lumia which runs Windows Phone operating system.

Review round-up: Smartphones

HTC One X smartphone review

Nokia Lumia 800 smartphone review

Sony Xperia S smartphone review

The Samsung WB150F wi-fi digital camera


What better way is there to capture your memories than with a digital camera?

The latest models not only take high resolution pictures but there are plenty of features to get even more creative with your photography and make them even easier to share.

New Pentax K-01 digital camera a picture of design

Samsung introduces WB150F wireless digital camera

Canon reveals new 2012 range of digital cameras

Nikon unveils new 2012 digital camera range

Panasonic has a digital camera for everyone

The Samsung HT E6750W 7.1 channel Blu-ray home theatre system


If you’re Mum loves watching movies then why not consider a system than can offer an amazing high definition cinema-like experience in your home.

There are also plenty of cheaper related products that can make your viewing experience even better.

Samsung HT-E6750W 7.1 channel Blu-ray Home Theatre System review

The Sony XBA in-ear headphones


Who doesn’t love music? Why not buy mum a pair of headphones or an iPod dock so she can hear all of her favourite tunes whenever she wants.

Review: Sonos Play:3 multi-room audio player

Sony XBA-4IP in-ear headphone review

Sennheiser RS220 wireless headphones review

New Bose audio range for home and on the go

Review round-up: Sports Earphones

The Garmin Aproach G6 for mums who love to hit the golf course


There’s a gadget for everything and there are plenty of choices to buy your Mum a product that suits her lifestyle and suits the things she already likes to do.

GolfBuddy Voice can tell you the distance to the hole

Garmin Approach G6 golf GPS review

Philips Sonicare AirFloss – a gadget for better, easier flossing

Nike+SportsWatch GPS powered by TomTom review

Dyson Hot+Cool air multiplier can blow hot or cold

The Acer Z3 all-in-one PC which is also a high definition TV with a built-in Blu-ray disc player


There’s plenty of value to be found in the laptop market these days with plenty of reasonable options priced under $1000.

And if it’s an all-in-one computer you’re after that can also double as a high definition, there are also a few choices.

Review: MacBook Air

Book yourself in for this cool MacBook Air case

HP unveils sleek Envy Spectre ultrabook

Asus releases first 27-inch all-in-one Windows PC

Acer releases stylish Aspire Z3 and Z5 all-in-one PCs

Review: Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook

The new limited edition scarlet red PlayStation 3


Computer games have become more of a family activity of late and also a way to exercise for many users thanks to the new motion controllers and related games.

Sony to release limited edition red PlayStation 3

PlayStation Vita handheld console review

Users can send apps as a gift


It’s easy to send an app as a gift so this is a great option for a unique gift for Mum to use on her tablet or smartphone.

There are so many to choose from so Tech Guide makes a few suggestions.

How to send an iPhone/iPad app as a gift

TomTom GPS app now links to Facebook, Twitter

Create your own vintage film with the Silent Film Director app

Mum’s Manual – the app for brand new mothers