Gadget Ideas For Mother’s Day
Cybershack puts together a few affordable ideas for Mum’s special day.
Mums deserve to be spoiled on Mother’s Day – they are the ones the kids go to when they scrape their knees, wake up in the middle of the night with a runny nose, or want when life’s just getting a little too complicated. With this in mind we thought we’d put together a few affordable gadgets you might want to get mum on Mother’s Day.
Samsung HKT600 Speaker Phone
Samsung says its Bluetooth in-car speakerphone helps Mum multi-task on the go! It features noise reduction and echo cancellation technology to remove background noise while driving, which is handy if the kids are having a yellfest in the back seat. It also has extended talk time up to 16 hours and a standby time of up to one month.
$99 Microsoft Arc Mouse
Microsoft’s Arc Mouse fuses fashion and functionality with its sleek, collapsible design that folds the mouse almost in half, meaning you can carry it anywhere with you. Flipping the mouse shut automatically turns the power off to save battery life. The Arc Mouse also features a snap-in magnetic micro-transceiver which effortlessly snaps into the bottom of the mouse, making packing up easier than ever.
$99.95 EA Sports Active
EA Sports Active features a variety of interactive activities combined into a circuit that target
both the upper and lower body as well as cardio. It provides real-time feedback on Mum’s workout such as calories burned, while also allowing you to adjust intensity levels. It comes with two specially designed leg straps that hold the Wii’s Nunchuk controller.
Nokia Mini Speakers MD-8
Nokia Mini Speakers MD-8 are multi-compatible, so you can plug and play from more than your mobile phone. The units are battery-powered, have a slick design, come with a tangle-free cable, and most importantly, don’t take up too much room!
$69.99 Canon Selphy ES30 Photo Printer
This little unit is perfect for the mother who wants to get more creative, featuring gold and silver optional frames and designs, claims Canon. It prints photos in less than 60 seconds, so your mum can have pictures of special moments printed out minutes after they happens. It also uses a variety of photo paper options, including postcard, large and business card size so mum’s creations will only be limited by her imagination.
Altec Lansing Orbit – M
The compact, portable Orbit M speaker system is a plug-and-play unit designed so users can share their MP3, CD player, music-enabled phone or laptop tunes. The has 360-degree sound, which is handy if you are having an outdoor party.
$69.95 Nintendo DS Lite
Nintendo has partnered with Olivia Newton-John on a limited edition metallic rose Nintendo DS Lite, for Mother’s Day. It comes packaged with More Brain Training, which was inspired by the work of prominent Japanese neuroscientist Dr. Ryuta Kawashima and contains various puzzles and brain teasers that stimulate the brain and challenge memory, math and perception skills.
$199.95 Samsung’s ST50 Camera
Samsung Electronics ST50 digital still camera fits neatly into a handbag, or jean pocket and is 12.2 mega pixels. It comes with a 2.7-inch LCD screen for framing shots, as well as reviewing images and videos. Its Smart Auto feature automatically selects the most appropriate scene mode for the user. Smile Shot ensures that a photo will only be captured if the subject is smiling, while Blink Detection detects the moment the subject’s eyes are open wide making unflattering images a thing of the past.
$379 Grey’s Anatomy For Wii, DS and PC
When an infectious disease threatens Seattle Grace, the hospital is placed under strict quarantine. The doctors find themselves locked inside with their patients, best friends, worst enemies, exes, and lovers. As the infection spreads to one of their own, they’ll have to work together and solve major medical mysteries before it’s too late.
Wii and DS: $49.95
PC: RRP: $29.95 AOC, FOVI Monitors
Incorporating the latest design values, the AOC FOVI series monitors offer full HD experience. The 16.9 inch wide screen, enables true full screen HD, removing distortion and black bars that are common in lower quality screens. The monitors’ menu displays clear colour icons giving the viewer ultimate power to navigate between the various display functions.