Want to get something cool and up-to-the-minute for Mum this Mother’s Day? Here are some suggestions to have gift buying covered for any Mum this May 9.
SodaStream Source Element Sparkling Water Machine
What is it? Sparkling water at the touch of a button.
What does it do? Powered by a refillable CO2 canister, Source’s responsive touch system allows you to create three levels of fizziness, clearly visible on an LED display, while a new Snap-Lock mechanism makes the system quick, simple and easy to use!
Who is it for? Not only great refreshment for Mum, it’s also great for the environment. Sodastream claims it can save the average Australian family up to 2,190 bottles and cans over the three-year life of the bottle.
Tefal EY701D Easy Fry Deluxe XXL Air Fryer
What is it? The air fryer gives the food a crispy finish while keeping the inside tender, using little to no oil.
What does it do? Eight preset modes – Fries, Steak, Shrimp, Cake, Pizza, Fish, Grill, and Roast – means this Air Fryer can make virtually any dish you can dream up.
Who is it for? The XXL capacity prepares up to eight portions (1.6kg/5.6L) of food. The signature non-stick coating and easy clean elements adds to its simplicity of use as an appliance. Mum will love that the whole family can spoil her with food every day of the year!
Fitbit Versa Smart Fitness Watch (Peach)
What is it? It’s more than a watch – it’s a health and fitness companion for Mum.
What does it do? The Versa offers personalised onscreen workouts that adapt to user feedback . Heart rate tracking works in conjunction with heart rate zones for optimal exercise, plus there’s GPS for real-time pace and distance. For that extra bit of motivation, the Versa can also store 300+ songs. You also get sleep tracking thanks to its four-plus days of battery life. And it’s swim proof to 50m. The Versa also has a built-in NFC chip for wallet-free payments, and notifications are available when selected phones are nearby.
Who is it for? With Female Health Tracking via Fitbit app, the Versa is an affordable priced and intuitive smartwatch for Mum to start monitoring her wellbeing.
Garmin Venu Amoled GPS Smart Watch (Rose Gold/Light Sand)
What is it? Advanced features take health tracking to the next level.
What does it do? Get easy-to-follow animated workouts right from a bright AMOLED. Go beyond heart rate with the Venu’s Pulse Ox Sensor for monitoring the body’s blood oxygen saturation. And have peace of mind with the Venu’s safety and tracking features, including built-in incident detection. The Venu also has Menstrual Cycle Tracking, Advanced Sleep Monitoring, and up to five days of battery life in smartwatch mode.
Who is it for? A stunning display and plenty of health stats makes this perfect for fitness junkies and the health conscious. Want to get ready for a 5k, 10k or half marathon? The Venu has an app for that.
Nespresso Vertuo Next Coffee Machine Bundle (White)
What is it? With just the touch of a button, the Vertuo delivers the perfect cup of coffee, whatever your preference may be.
What does it do? Five coffee sizes at your fingertips – from single Espresso (40 ml) to Altos (414 ml). A smart extraction system recognises the blend of the selected Vertuoline pod and adjusts the brewing parameter accordingly. Nespresso’s patented Centrifusion technology spins together ground coffee and water up to 4,000 times per minute to deliver the optimal crema and a perfect brew every time. You can easily order your coffee online, by phone, or in store. Spent capsules are recyclable at Nespresso boutiques, Recycling Point, or by ordering a Bulk Collection.
Who is it for? Only 5.5” wide, this slim unit is a small and stylish addition to any kitchen. It even updates itself automatically via Wi-Fi. Perfect for anyone who appreciates perfectly extracted coffee, and wants to make it with minimal fuss.
Google Nest Hub Max
What is it? A voice-controlled assistant that makes managing the home a breeze.
What does it do? The Google Nest Hub Max lets you take and make video calls via the in-built camera, which always keeps you in the frame; call up shopping lists, reminders, weather, news, music and more; stream shows via built-in Chromecast; control other smart devices throughout the home; or use it as a digital photo frame. And the built-in Nest cam will keep an eye on things when you’re home and away.
Who is it for? Ideal for keeping the multi-tasking mum in control, entertained, and in touch with the whole family.
Samsung Galaxy Buds Live
What is it? Ergonomic earbuds with active noise cancelling.
What does it do? 12mm drivers and a built-in Digital Sound Processor deliver superior sound that’s ideal for music, voice calls and working from home Zoom meetings. There’s simple automatic syncing with other Galaxy devices, or pair the buds with a smartwatch or tablet. Three internal mics enhance voice calls, and there’s no audio dropout when on the move. Plus, the convenient charging case means they’ll be powered for up to 15 hours.
Who is it for? The perfect match for mums who want wireless freedom and comfort when it comes to quality audio.
Lenovo Tab M10 10.3” 2nd Generation Tablet
What is it? An affordable media tablet with the full metal build of a premium model.
What does it do? Snap away with the 5MP front and 8MP rear cameras, enjoy video in Full HD (1920 x 1080) and music with Dolby Atmos support, browse YouTube from a dedicated tab, or transform it into a smart home hub using Google Assistant. The 5,100 mAh battery is good for up to nine hours of use.
Who is it for? Mums who need a solid tablet that delivers essential functionality sans the bells and whistles.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G 256GB
What is it? One of the smartest smartphones on the market.
What does it do? The flagship S21 Ultra boasts a 6.8” Infinity-O display, while the pro-grade camera’s dual lens features 10x Optical Zoom. Quad rear cameras offer advanced Night Mode and will shoot video in 8K, and a Single Take function takes the worry out of capturing the perfect shot – shoot once, capture up to 14 ways, and select the best. The quick-charging 5,000 mAh battery will keep going all day, even with 5G use.
Who is it for? Mums who like to shoot video like a pro and want lightning-fast connectivity to the 5G network.
Ultimate Ears Megaboom 3 Portable Bluetooth Speaker
What is it? A super-powerful and durable portable party machine.
What does it do? Delivers immersive 360˚ sound for the ultimate surround experience, with a large woofer that pumps out thunderous bass. Boasting a robust build that’s water, dust and drop proof, the MEGABOOM 3 is built for the outdoors, and up to 20 hours of battery life will keep the party going. With the convenient one-touch control, you can pause, play and skip tracks directly from the speaker, and there’s also the option to pair additional speakers for wall to wall sound.
Who is it for? Music-loving mums that like it loud!
Homedics Bubble Mate Foot Spa
What is it? An invigorating spa treatment for the feet after a long day or treadmill session.
What does it do? Bubble-turbo strips increase the froth while powerful jets and massage nodes provide soothing relief. There’s a pedicure attachment and a removable pumice stone for a clean and smooth finish, and the splash proof, ergonomic design with MAX fill line ensures there’s no spillage.
Who is it for? A foot spa is something you don’t think you need until you’ve got one. Mum is sure to concur following some luxurious pedi-pampering from the Bubble Mate.
Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones
What is it? Lightweight, comfortable cans that deliver a premium audio experience.
What does it do? Sony’s QN1 HD Noise Cancelling Processor automatically adjusts to suit a variety of acoustic environments, while Ambient Sound Control will filter non-essential noise if you need to keep an ear out for announcements. These smart headphones are also fitted with a proximity sensor that automatically pauses audio when you take them off, and built-in Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa provides further convenience.
Who is it for? Mums who want full immersion when listening to music or podcasts, with the option to still hear the kids if they call.
Lenovo Smart Home 7-Piece Starter Kit
What is it? Smarten up and secure your abode with the basic smart home essentials.
What does it do? Secures and lights up your home via voice commands using Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. The Smart Indoor Camera will record to the cloud or a Micro-SD card, send motion alerts, and features night vision, two-way audio and a good viewing angle, while the slimline Smart Motion Sensor can be wall- or ceiling-mounted for 110-degree detection. And for added security, a Smart Window/Door sensor will send a push notification to your mobile device when either or both are opened. Get a taste for smart lighting with the programmable Smart Colour Bulb E27 and Smart Lightstrip 2M packing 60 LEDs. There are also two Smart Plugs that are fully programmable through voice or remote control and can significantly reduce your energy bill. Moreover, this smart seven is easy to set up and control when connected to the Lenovo Link app.
Who is it for? Set Mum on the path to a complete smart home ecosystem and a world of convenience with this seven-piece sampler.
Wellcare Percussion Muscle Pro Massager
What is it? Sweet relief for sore muscles.
What does it do? Press the one-button touch control and this hand-held massager is ready to relieve muscle soreness and tension. The massager’s shaft vibrates rapidly back and forth, delivering percussive, therapeutic ‘taps’ to any area of the body you choose. There are five different heads and six built-in massage modes with their own specific frequency vibration rate, so that niggling knot will be banished in a jiff.
Who is it for? Presuming Mum doesn’t have a full-time masseuse on hand, this mobile gadget is going to give her a dose of the day-spa high life.
Revitive Medic Circulation Booster
What is it? A blood booster to banish aches and pains.
What does it do? This device is truly incredible, activating the muscles in your legs and feet via electrical pulses beamed through the footpads. The point is to improve circulation in order to relieve joint, muscular, nerve and arthritic pain, without the user having to perform more demanding physio exercises, resulting in what could be life-changing pain management.
Who is it for? If Mum suffers from leg aches, cramping, swelling, or pain when walking, this cordless contraption could well be the answer to her troubles.