With over 80 million moms to shop for, Mother’s Day is second only to Christmas when it comes to gift giving. No need to skip the flowers or chocolates this year, although you may want to make sure that special mom in your life is up to date on the latest gadgets and hottest trends! And these gifts, she’s sure to love all year round!
Emmy-Award winning tech expert Brett Larson shares five cool “Killer Apps” for that special mom this Mother’s Day!
Dad has his tools and tool box…now mom can have her own set for all of her projects!
The Original Pink Box Tools available at Sears
The Original Pink Box tool line, available at Sears, combines high style with high-quality and is a unique gift idea for Mother’s Day. This line is extremely versatile and is great for DIY moms, crafters, chefs and more. For example, The Original Pink Box 20-inch Metal Tool Box is great for all tools of any trade from organizing jewelry-making supplies, make-up, etc. The possibilities are endless! Now through May 12, get up to 20% off all Original Pink Box tools and storage. The Original Pink Box tool line is available at Sears stores nationwide and at Sears.com.
- The Original Pink Box 20- Inch Metal Tool Box $29.99
- The Original Pink Box 18-Volt Cordless Drill with Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery $119.99
For more information please visit www.sears.com.
Make sure mom’s next mobile device gives her the best possible experience…here’s what to look for!
Qualcomm/Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (featured in HTC One smartphone)
Battery life and performance are significant pain points for mobile users and rank among the chief complaints people have with their mobile devices. What many consumers don’t know, however, is that the processor inside their mobile device can improve performance and keep them connected longer. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors are at the heart of more than 770 mobile devices and provide seamless app switching, high-speed Web browsing, email connectivity, GPS, multimedia, console-quality gaming, social networking and 4G/LTE connectivity. With a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the latest version of Android, and a live home screen that streams all of your favorite content – the HTC One is ready to reshape your smartphone experience.
For pricing information, please check with your chosen carrier.
Like all Qualcomm Snapdragon-enabled mobile devices, the HTC One can also be purchased online at www.snapdragon.com.
For the mom that loves to read and have her entertainment on the go, check out the latest e-reader and tablets from Amazon.
Kindle Family: Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire HD 7”, Kindle Fire HD 8.9″
Kindle Paperwhite (starting at $119) is Amazon’s most advanced e-reader with a higher resolution, higher contrast touchscreen, built-in light and 8-week battery life. Its patented built-in front light evenly illuminates the screen for reading in all lighting conditions.
Kindle Fire HD (starting at $199) provides a vivid, rich viewing experience with a stunning HD display, exclusive Dolby Audio and access to more than 23 million movies, TV shows, songs, magazines, books, apps and games. Kindle Fire HD also includes Kindle FreeTime – a free, personalized tablet experience just for kids where parents can set daily screen limits, and give access to appropriate content specific for each child.
The $69 Kindle is for readers who want the lightest, most compact Kindle at an incredible price. At six ounces, it’s lighter than a paperback and still holds over 1,000 books.
- Kindle $69.00
- Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi $119
- The Kindle Paperwhite is also available in a 3G version for $179
- Kindle Fire HD 7” – $199
- Kindle Fire HD 8.9” – $269
- The Kindle Fire HD 8.9” is also available with 4G LTE for $399
The Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire HD, Kindle and accompanying cases and accessories are available for purchase on www.amazon.com and in select retail stores.
Do you want to give mom a good laugh this Mother’s Day? This might be your ticket.
“The Guilt Trip” Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
Here’s the ideal gift to share with your mom this Mother’s Day, The Guilt Trip available in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with UltraViolet™. The two-disc set comes packed with over an hour of hilarious bonus features including featurettes on Barbra Streisand and Seth Rogen, a look inside Barbra’s world, an alternate opening and ending, over 10 deleted scenes and an uproarious gag reel. The film is also available as a single-disc DVD.
The Blu-ray release available for purchase is enabled with UltraViolet™, a new way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet™, you can add movies to your digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them – reliably and securely – to a variety of devices.
Retail Price: $39.99 U.S. (Blu-ray/DVD combo pack) & $29.99 U.S. (DVD); available for purchase in all major retailers.
For more information on this heartwarming comedy, please visit www.guilttripmovie.com.
If you’re thinking about taking mom out to eat or just want to make sure she can treat herself later, you’ll definitely want to consider this.
Gift cards, eGift cards & Mango Key Lime Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory
Give Mom something that will surprise and delight her this year for Mother’s Day, a gift from America’s favorite restaurant The Cheesecake Factory! Gift cards in almost any amount can be purchased at a Cheesecake Factory restaurant or ordered online and sent directly to mom’s door. eGift cards are also available and make a perfect last minute gift, as they arrive directly into mom’s email inbox. All online gift card and eGift card purchases can be made at www.thecheesecakefactory.com.
Moms, as well as the whole family, love The Cheesecake Factory’s legendary cheesecake! The Cheesecake Factory’s Mango Key Lime Cheesecake is perfect for spring! It’s swirled with mango and finished with a layer of mango key lime mousse, baked on a vanilla coconut macaroon crust and is simply delicious! It’s just one of the more than 30 legendary cheesecakes available at all of The Cheesecake Factory’s restaurants nationwide.
Gift cards and eGift cards can be purchased in virtually any amount, from $5.00 to $500.00. Mango Key Lime Cheesecake: $7.50/ slice, $47.95/ 10” Cheesecake
For more information and online ordering, please visit www.thecheesecakefactory.com