Five tech gifts for mom this Mother's Day

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Posted at 2:47 PM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-08 17:47:09-04

(KGTV) — Mother's Day can pose a gift-giving challenge to husbands and kids.

Between finding something mom will like and use, today's array of modern, tech can be appealing and intimidating as a gift.

But that shouldn't deter gift givers. Mother's Day is a great chance to bolster mom's tech know-how with something that can be useful all year long.

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Here are five tech gifts perfect for mom's this Mother's Day:

Amazon Echo Dot with smart plug: $44.98
Amazon rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Bring mom into the modern smart era with a smart speaker with Amazon, allowing her to control music, read the news, answer questions, set alarms, and more. With the included smart plug, she can even control lights at home.

Anker Portable Charger: $49.95
Amazon rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Anker's PowerCore 20100 charger has a seven-day charge capacity and includes two USB outputs. Its slim profile also makes taking it on-the-go a breeze.

23andMe DNA Test: $99
Amazon rating: 4 out of 5 stars
You never know what you may find out with a DNA test. 23andMe can help mom pinpoint her ancestry and trace her family's history and migration with one test.

Garmin vívomove HR, Hybrid Smartwatch: $149.99
Amazon rating: 4 out of 5 stars
Garmin's vívomove smartwatch combines basic time keeping with smart extras like music controls, text message notifications, heart rate technology, sleep tracking, and more.

Apple iPad Mini: $389
Amazon rating: 4 out of 5 stars
An Apple iPad gives mom the gift of photos, music, videos, and more at her fingertips. The iPad can become the perfect camera at special occasions (like Mother's Day) and she can share that media instantly with family.