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It is the time to show our love and appreciation to our wonderful mothers. Mother’s Day for 2012 is on Sunday, May 13th. The countdown as already begun and the media are busy suggesting great ideas to kids for their beloved moms. According to recent survey, moms don’t only want jewelry and flowers on their special day, they also like tech gadgets. So for this Mother’s Day let’s try some tech gift for mom.
1. Tablet – iPad/Kindle Fire
In the wave of tablet hot, moms are no exceptions. Whether moms are using tablets to read during morning commute, manage their calendars, watch their favorite TV show or play games, tablet is the perfect choice. The iPad is absolutely the king of the market and it should be the first choice. But Kindle Fire is also a nice choice for fewer budgets.
2. Smartphone – Galaxy Nexus
Moms can put away their digital cameras and lighten their purses while easily capturing the happy moment with the new smartphone’s built-in camera. With free photography apps they can easily edit these photos or add special effects and share the special moments instantly with friends and family, right from the phone. Galaxy Nexus is built on Android 4.0 ICS with 4G LTE capacity with ensures smooth running and fast internet speed. It has a full-featured 5MP camera with zero shutter lag so moms will not miss a moment for it snaps photos quicker than the blink of an eye.
3. MP3 player – iPod Touch/Sansa MP3 player
Although most smartphones and tablet are embedded with function to play music, but it will be more convenient to turn to professional music player for better assorted headphone and sound system. Both iPod Touch and Sansa MP3 player has decent sound quality but the latter is more affordable. It will be perfect if you put some of your mom’s favorite songs in the player and send to your mom together as Mother’s Day gift.
4. DIY DVD slideshow
Besides “buying” your mom tech gifts, it will be even more meaningful if you DIY a tech Mother’s Day gift, like a simple one – DVD slideshow. You don’t have to be a video professional to make a DVD slideshow as gift, if you use PowerPoint.
Run PowerPoint and load one Mother’s Day PowerPoint template to create the framework of the slideshow. Click “Insert” and “Photo Album” to import all the selected family photos into PowerPoint. Add a Mother’s Day song as background music and other effects like animation, transition to make the slideshow alive. At last, use Moyea PPT to DVD Burner to burn the PowerPoint slideshow to DVD disc with ease. You are suggested to add a wonderful DVD menu so as to control the DVD slideshow playback with remote easily.
What’s your idea of Mother’s Day gift this year? Remember that no matter what gift it is, the most important is to say “I love you, mom”.