Mother’s Day is less than a week away. Here are eight tech gifts for mums
The handheld Renpho Electric Percussion Massager has a powerful motor, long-lasting Li-ion battery and is made of high quality ABS plastic. It can effectively help to relieve aches and pains in shoulders, neck, back, joints, foot and leg.
The device comes with five different attachable massage heads that can be used for different experiences. The massager is also very useful in speeding up muscle recovery or simply for relaxing. Price: US$35.99 (RM142) at Amazon.com
The Breville smart kettle features five different temperature settings for the perfect brew and includes a “Hold Temp” button to keep water at a selected temperature for 20 minutes. Not only is it smart, the European stainless steel design also make it a beautiful table statement. Price: US$112.90 at Amazon.com
If your mum is not mindful of her posture, she may develop back pain. Get her a posture trainer to help reduce the pain at the neck and back. The Upright Go wearable attaches to the upper back and gives a real-time posture feedback, reminding your mum to stay upright when she starts to slouch. The device also connects to a mobile app (iOS and Android) and generates a personal training plan. Price: US$79.90 at Amazon.com
If you’re worried about your mum’s safety while driving, consider getting a dashboard camera for her. Featuring a Full HD 1080p with Sony Exmor image sensor for its main and rear lens, the Thinkware TW-F770 Dash Cam provides complete surveillance of the vehicle. It has a 140-degree viewing angle, Super Night Vision and built-in GPS tracker.
Using the Thinkware mobile app, she can easily control and manage files and configure the settings, even view real-time recordings. Price: US$259.99 at Amazon.com
Latest from FitBit, the Versa fitness tracker measures heart rate, tracks steps and calories burnt, sleeping patterns and combines over 15 exercise modes to suit mum’s needs. She can also call, text or get calendar notifications on screen and push notifications from her favourite apps.
Versa also integrates female health tracking into their smartwatch which allows users to log their menstrual cycles, record symptoms and compare the cycle against other health stats like sleep, activity and weight. Price: RM990 at Lazada.com.my
The KitchenIQ Wireless Nutriscale is used to weigh solid and liquid ingredients for baking and everyday meal preparations. Capable of weighing ingredients up to five kilogrammes, use with the KitchenIQ Food App to count calories, carbs, protein and sodium along with other nutritional elements. The dedicated app can also be used to set goals, write memos and track food consumed on-the-go, not just foods weighed on the scale. Price: US$59.99 at Amazon.com
Here is something that your mum will love — the Instant Pot 7-in-1 multiuse programmable pressure cooker. It speeds up cooking by two to six times and uses up to 70 per cent less energy.
It has the functions of a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute, yogurt maker and warmer. The safety lid lock prevents accidental opening of the cooker while it is pressurised and its automatic temperature control regulates temperature based on the type of programme selected. Price: US$99.95 at Amazon.com
HOME FRAGRANCE DIFFUSER
The diffuser enables consistent home fragrancing with luxurious scents and adjustable settings to match any room size. Precise and quiet, Aera disperses scent so fine it becomes part of the air. Best of all, Aera’s automated app enables you to control scent levels and set schedules so that you experience the exact scenting effect that you want, when you want it. Price: US$199 at Amazon.com