Mother's Day gift ideas

May 3, 2009 9:03:26 AM PDT
With Mother's Day just a week away, are you ready? ABC News Radio Technology Producer, Andrea Smith, joined us with some high-tech low-maintenance gift ideas. slotRadio player by SanDisk

This is the music player for busy moms who don't have time to download music from the computer. It comes with a slotRadio card pre-loaded with 1,000 songs from Billboard's top charts, organized into specific genres, so users can easily pick the music for their mood: Country, Urban, Alternative, Rock, Contemporary, Workout and Chillout. There's also an FM Radio for no fuss listening. Additionally, slotRadio cards are available in 4 specific genres featuring 1,000 songs from top charting artists in each particular genre.

$99 includes music player and pre-loaded card full of over 1,000 songs
extra card $39.99

Eye-Fi Explore Video

The 4GB Eye-Fi Explore Video card can upload photos and videos directly to one of more than 20 online photo sharing and social networking sites. The SD card automatically geotags photos and videos with location information about where the image was captured, and offers hotspot access at more than 10,000 Wi-Fi locations for photo and video uploads away from home. Videos can be uploaded to YouTube or Flickr.


Acer Aspire One D150 10.1-inch Netbook Laptop PC

The easy-to-use Aspire One netbook with 10.1" display is a great fit for moms who move around the house, into the yard, or hang out in the kitchen or family room with the kids. It provides continuous access to the Internet and weighs just under three pounds. It's an affordable and simple solution for Web browsing, e-mail management, instant messaging, VOIP calls, streaming video, photo viewing and music enjoyment.

app. $350

Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3000

Touchpad on the laptop or netbook acting up? No problem for busy moms when they use a Wireless Mobile Mouse. Plug the receiver into an open USB port on the laptop and you're ready for portable productivity. 6 months of AA battery life. No software to download, comes in 5 fabulous simple plug and special edition colors.


Microsoft Arc Mouse Special Edition Colors

The Arc Mouse is designed to be just as fashionable as it is functional. With a revolutionary crescent-moon shape, Arc folds shut by almost half, providing consumers with the comfort of a full-size mouse with the portability of a notebook mouse. When flipped shut, Arc automatically turns off and can easily be slipped into a bag, or placed in the included black carrying case to protect the mouse while on the go.


Pandigital 8.0" Digital Photo Frame w/ PanTouch
Choose 50 of your favorite photos, upload them from your computer or a photo sharing site directly to Pandigital, and they'll load this frame up for you, along with a personal greeting to be displayed on the screen when the frame is turned on.

The frame is controlled with a simple touch of a screen or a remote. Stores up to 3200 images. Plays video and audio from the 6-in-1 card reader or the 512MB of internal memory