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Ten tech gifts that mom will love for Mother’s Day
Everyone enjoys a thoughtful gift, especially when it’s for Mother’s Day for that special mom. According to a 2021 survey from the National Retail Federation, 83 percent of Americans’ Mother’s Day plans included buying a gift and while there are plenty of options to choose from, electronics and accessories have become a popular selection.
Luckily, UScellular is here to make your Mother’s Day shopping experience easier than ever.
In fact, smartphones and Mother’s Day have become more intertwined throughout the years. After declining year over year, phone calls per user increased on UScellular’s network in 2021, and Mother’s Day was no different. The company saw a 5% year-over-year increase in voice calls on its network from 2020. Additionally, there was a 20% increase in data usage, showing Mother’s Day truly is a day for connections.
Ditch the flowers and jewelry, here are 10 tech gift ideas at a variety of price points that are sure to impress mom this Mother’s Day:
Cases & Screen Protectors
Instead of real flowers that will fade, get mom a brand-new floral phone case. The Kate Spade Hollyhock Floral Case for the iPhone 13 combines a lightweight, easy-grip design with Kate Spade’s signature graphic prints and colors. At the same time, no smartphone is fully safe without a bit of screen protection. The Gadget Guard Black Ice+ Universal Liquid Screen Protector keeps mom’s screen safe from scratches while being completely invisible to the naked eye.
Mom may use her phone for photos, video, work, music and shopping, so giving her an easy way to charge all her devices could be just what she needs. The mophie – Snap Plus Juice Pack Mini is a portable solution that can charge her phone from anywhere, but for multiple devices, the Belkin BOOST CHARGE PRO 3-in-1 Wireless Charger can charge an iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods seamlessly while featuring an elegant design.
The home is where family and friends tend to gather, so mom will need to know when she has visitors at the front door. The Google Nest Doorbell is battery powered, wire-free and easy to install, while also providing an extra sense of security. Moms have busy lives, so gifting them a helpful assistant might be just what they need. The Google Nest Hub Max can make video calls, connect to other smart devices and act as a digital picture frame for mom’s favorite family photos.
Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate those special mothers and perhaps give them some time to themselves. Mom can listen to her favorite tunes, make a quick call or check in on the latest podcasts with the Samsung Galaxy Buds Pro and the Apple AirPods Pro.
Wearables are a hot gift right now because they can make calls, track fitness goals, monitor health, be a digital wallet and play music. This Mother’s Day, gift mom a Samsung Galaxy Watch4 or Apple Watch Series 7, so she can access everything she needs right from her wrist.
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