May 13, 2012
Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you are bored of gifting your mom flowers, chocolates, clothes, jewelry or other cliched things, here's a list of a few top gadgets to change your annual routine.
To help you choose an appropriate gift, we categorized the new age mom into various categories and identified few perfect gifting ideas for her. Here's our list.
1. The 'hooked to the saas-bahu sagas' mom
The mom who loves her soaps to the core and won't miss a single episode for anything. If your mom falls in this category, here are a few gifting ideas for you.
Apple's new iPad (16 GB Wi-Fi+4G)
With a gorgeous high resolution screen, topped with a Star Plus application and the good old YouTube, this is a great option for her to stay abreast with all soaps. The 4G options ensures she's up-to-date, even on the go.
Sony Bravia XBR-HX929 series
It is one of the finest LED 3D TVs around. Sony XBR-HX929 Series delivers a good picture and audio output, making it a perfect TV for your mom to enjoy the high voltage rona-dhona.
2. The 'book-worm' mom
If your mom is fond of reading books and periodicals, then perhaps on this Mother's Day you can introduce her to new age way of continuing this habit.
This 6-inch tablet is designed keeping the book lovers in the mind. It comes with a 4GB of memory, which Amazon claims is good enough to store up to 3000 books.
Samsung Galaxy Tab 780
With a 7.7-inch screen, this tablet can be another interesting gifting option. With a super AMOLED Plus screen, reading e-books on this tablet can be a pleasurable experience. This is not just an e-book reader - it also doubles as a portable device to watch videos, check mails and surf the internet.
3. The 'shutterbug' mom
For moms who just love capturing moments and putting them in their life size albums, a good camera is an ideal gift option.
Nikon Coolpix L26
It is a 16.1 megapixels, affordable camera. The CCD image sensor, EXPEED C2 image processor and 5x optical zoom, help your mom capture picture perfect images.
Cannon PowerShot A 3300IS
A stylish 16 megapixels camera, which comes with a 5x zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer. This camera can shoot HD videos as well.
You can also think about clubbing in a digital photo frame to go with the camera, which your mom can use to proudly showcase her creations. Philips SPF4008 Photo Frame, Sony DPF-HD1000/B Digital Photo Frame and Transcend PF830 Digital Photo Frame are some of the options to choose from.
4. The 'Cellphone addict' mom
The moms who love talking, and also flaunting their prized possession around.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray
It is a sleek looking Android handset. It has a 3.3-inch screen, 8.0 megapixels camera and runs on a powerful 1GHz processor. This is a high performance handset that makes no compromise on the looks.
Another option to look at is the HTC Rhyme. It is an eye-catching handset, which has a 3.7-inch screen and a resolution of 800x480 pixels. It runs on Android Gingerbread and has a 5.0 megapixels camera.
5. For the Workaholic mom
This is for the working mom, who looks at getting the maximum productivity out of her gadgets.
Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook
The Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook is a thin and a compact laptop, which combines design as well as portability with elan. The backlit chiclet keyboard of this laptop has nice cushy buttons that are comfortable to type with. Overall, if you are looking for a good-looking and performance oriented laptop, this may fit the bill.
HP Envy 14 Spectre
Alternatively one can also look at HP Envy 14 Spectre, which is another thin, ultraportable laptop around. It has a 14-inch screen and a display resolution of 1400x900. This laptop also has a good audio-video playback to help your mom balance work and fun.
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