Best Christmas gift ideas for your doting mom and dearest dad

by Ivan Jenic
Ivan Jenic
Ivan Jenic
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Passionate about all elements related to Windows and combined with his innate curiosity, Ivan has delved deep into understanding this operating system, with a specialization in drivers and... read more
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The yuletide season is here and shopping has already reached frenzied proportions. Also, your mom and dad are easily among the most important persons you might be shopping for.

That said, shopping for them might not be the easiest either as there is so many to choose. However, fret not as we have a list of items that can suit most dads and moms out there.

Christmas gifts for tech savvy mom

1. Echo Dot

The diminutive size can be a distraction but the Alexa enabled device can have answers to almost all your queries in no time. Your mom will love to have one in your kitchen too where the Dot can keep her updated with the latest events, news, weather updates, reminders or even search for recipes.

2. Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug, White

To have someone prepare a hot cup of coffee for your mom when she needs it the most can be the best thing she would ever like. The Ember Temperature Control Ceramic Mug does just that.

In fact, you can also get the device to warm up your drink to your preference via the Ember app itself. No doubt your mother will appreciate your gesture if you gift her one.

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3. Ovente 8.5-inch Dual-Sided LED Lighted Makeup Mirror

The dual sided LED lighted mirror offers three light tones – cool, warm and natural daylight so that your mom can perfect her makeup for almost all lighting conditions.

Further, there is 1x and 5x magnification feature as well to ensure she gets her makeup done perfectly. And it’s quite a looker too.

4. Etekcity 8 Heated Rollers Shiatsu Back Neck Massager

Who wouldn’t like to have their neck and shoulder massaged, particularly after a hard day at work. And the one person in your house that qualifies for a massage the most is your mom. The Etekcity 8 Heated Rollers does that job perfectly so that she feels relaxed and rejuvenated in no time.

5. Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

The advantages of the e-reader all too well known. It can last weeks on a single charge, can host thousands of ebook titles and is extremely lightweight. All in all, the perfect gift for your mom if she is a book worm. Operating it is also a breeze, which means even those averse to digital stuff won’t have qualms using the paperwhite. As an added advantage, its waterproof too, which means the occasion splashes of water won’t be an issue.

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Christmas gifts for tech savvy dad

1. Amazon Cloud Cam Security Camera

Dads are often obsessed with the security of our homes, doing all sort of things to protect us. Now with the Amazon Cloud Cam Security Camera, he will have a lot less to worry about.

The cam comes with night vision and will warn you if its senses suspicious activity. It is Alexa enabled too, which means you can ask it to show live feed on any supported device and it will happily oblige.

2. Nest Learning Thermostat, 2nd Generation

Dads often like to keep a tab on things around them and the smart thermostat can be best suited for them. But then, the device is smart enough to work under minimum supervision. Like it will remember the most preferred temp settings and so on. It will also turn off automatically when you are away, thus saving energy. Plus, the second-gen model is thinner and lighter too.

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3. DJI Spark Portable Mini Drone

This is best for the adventurer dad who’d like to explore the setting around him. And the drone will let him do that in a novel manner. The drone can capture high-quality photos and videos and will deliver them to your supported device in real time. It can also be easily controlled by hand gesture or via the accompanying app.

4. DOSS SoundBox Bluetooth Speaker

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It’s a portable Bluetooth speaker that’s easy to carry around but is still capable of belting out 12W of HD sound and Bold Bass effects. It can be easily connected to the phone or tablet, which means the speaker can liven up any gathering just about anywhere. It’s for the dad who loves to party and is a music buff.

5. Garmin vívoactive 3

If your dad is a fitness freak or needs constant supervision, the Garmin vívoactive 3 can do the job with perfect elan. Apart from fitness tracking, heart rate monitoring or keeping you updated with news and other info, you can even make your payment using the Garmin watch. No doubt the perfect gift for the tech-savvy dad.

So, which of these gift suggestions will you get for your tech savvy parents? Let us know in the comments below.


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