Published on May 4th, 2024 | by Adrian Gunning

Mother’s Day Tech Gift Ideas for the crafty, active, home chef and more…

No matter the mum – we have a selection of thoughtful, fun gifts that she will love. From helping her unleash her creative side with Cricut, giving her the gear to upgrade her inner masterchef with Vitamix, or even gifts to help make life a little easier thanks to Belkin, ECOVACS and more – these ideas will help take this mother’s day to a-mother level.

For her hydration station:

Ember Smart Drinkware Range | RRP between A$130 and A$220 | JB Hi-Fi, David Jones, Amazon.com.au and ember.com

All mums deserve their drink to always be at the right temperature, never too hot and never too cold. Ember’s smart drinkware range utilizes patented temperature-control technology, maintaining coffee or tea at the preferred drinking temperature, ranging from 50°C to 62.5°C. Your mum can set her desired temperature to be absorbed and rehydrated for optimum time and track the beverage’s current temperature through the user-friendly Ember app. Featuring the latest in battery technology, Ember offers up to 1.5 hours of enjoyment with the Ember Mug 2 and Ember Cup or 80 minutes with the larger Ember Mug 2 (14 oz). Placing it on the supplied charging coaster also ensures that the Ember remains charged and delivers a hot beverage at the perfect warmth all day long. This is a gift she’ll both love and get plenty of use from! Ember drinkware range is available in 6oz(178ml),10oz (295ml) and 14 oz (414ml) sizes and it’s the perfect companion whether she’s at work or home.

To foster her creative streak:

Cricut Joy | On sale from $189 (Save 36%)| Available at Harvey Norman, Spotlight, Officeworks and Big W

Make Mum’s Day! Let mum explore her creativity with the ultimate gift for the mum who wants to customise, organise and personalise. Cricut Joy is a smart cutting machine that can cut and draw to create a huge range of designs  – from custom tees to bespoke cards, to labels, with everything you need to get started straight away, you’re only limited by your imagination!

Cricut Hat Press | On sale $179 (Save 21%) | Available at Harvey Norman, Spotlight, and Officeworks

For the mum who loves to customise her accessories or make professional looking gifts, Cricut Hat Press is perfect this Mother’s Day! The curved, ceramic-coated heat plate creates wrinkle-free transfers and perfectly positions your hat on the form for a precise transfer every time. Create a gift for mum or spend quality time creating matching hats for the whole family!

Cricut Joy Xtra | NEW RRP $399 from Harvey Norman and Officeworks

For the special woman in your life who loves to organise, personalise and customise, give the gift of creativity with Cricut Joy Xtra! From custom decor to personalised labels, t-shirts, full-color stickers, and more. Give your mum a gift she’ll cherish forever with your own special touch.

Cricut EasyPress Mini Zen Blue | On sale $99 | Available at Harvey Norman, Officeworks, Big W and Spotlight

Does your mum already love to create with Cricut? A Cricut EasyPress Mini might be just what she wants! Perfect for heat projects that have hard-to-reach places like over seams, on shoes, stuffed animals and more. The zen-blue colourway will match her Cricut Maker 3 perfectly.

To keep her stylishly connected:

Nokia G42 5G | $449 AUD

The latest smartphones for Mums! The Nokia G42 5G is an affordable 5G smartphone that you can repair yourself. The Smartphone has 5G connectivity, 3-day battery life and a large 6.56” HD screen. With the 50mp camera paired with the 5G capabilities, creating, and sharing memories of the family has never been quicker or easier. The Nokia G42 5G is also repairable by you! Together with ifixit, Nokia has created a self-repairable phone where aspects like dead batteries, broken screens and bent charging cables can be fixed at home by the phone user, without voiding the warranty. Affordability and increasing the life of your phone is the goal of the G42 5G, coming in at $449 AUD, a much cheaper alternative to many other 5G phones on the market. The Nokia G42 5G is available in Australia in 6/128 GB storage and memory configurations from JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks, www.nokia.com/phones/en_au, TVSN, Amazon, Catch and Kogan.

Nokia G22 | $349 AUD

The Nokia G22 is the first phone in the HMD Nokia range to enable Quickfix repairability meaning you can repair the phone yourself! It truly is a perfect gift for Mum! The smartphone is available in three simple but gorgeous colours, Lagoon Blue, Meteor Grey and Pantone colour of the year ‘So Peach’. Together with ifixit, No need to worry about the kids breaking your phone, Nokia has created a self-repairable phone where aspects like dead batteries, broken screens and bent charging cables can be fixed at home by the phone user, without voiding the warranty. The Nokia G22 prioritises a longevity-first design with the self-repairability being supported by 3 years of warranty and updates as well as a 3-day battery life, perfect for making sure your phone is charged to capture any memories. With the retail price being $349, the Nokia G22 intends to last for a long time, without burning a hole in your wallet. The Nokia G22 is available in Australia from JB Hi-Fi, Havery Norman (Online), Officeworks, Big W, Target (Online),  www.nokia.com/phones/en_au, Amazon, TVSN and Kogan.

For the traveller, always on the go:

BoostCharge Hybrid Wall Charger + Power Bank 5K with Travel Adapter Kit | Available at JB Hi-Fi, Belkin.com/au and other leading Australian retailers | RRP A$119.95

Surprise your Mum with the gift of convenience and versatility on this Mother’s Day. Seamlessly integrating a powerful wall charger with a robust power bank, this new all-in-one charger delivers convenience and versatility in a compact and sleek solution and comes with a range of interchangeable global voltage standard plugs. Designed to keep your devices charged and ready to go whether traveling across town or across the world, Belkin’s multi-functional BoostCharge Hybrid Wall Charger + Power Bank 5K with Travel Adapter Kit is equipped with dual ports to simultaneously charge two devices, while its integrated PD3.0 Programmable Power Supply (PPS) technology provides safe high-speed charging to almost all USB and PD-enabled devices. It includes 25W USB-C PD3.0 PPS wall charger for fast charging and 20W power bank 5K for a quick power boost to your device.

To make life easier:

ECOVACS DEEBOT T20 OMNI ROBOTIC VACUUM | RRP $1,799 FROM JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Godfreys, Bing Lee, The Good Guys, Robot Specialist, Amazon, eBay, and ECOVACS.com/au.

Take the burden out of daily cleaning chores with the ultimate robot vacuum and mop cleaner, the ECOVACS DEEBOT T20 OMNI. A cleaner that won’t complain when you ask it to clean the floors! With the ability to vacuum and mop simultaneously, it comes with a massive 6000Pa in suction power and incredible mopping technology that includes the ability to raise the mopping pads when vacuuming. The latest in object avoidance and mapping technology can be controlled by your voice through the AI voice assistant (which remains an ECOVACS industry-first) or your phone. When cleaning is complete, the robot goes back to its all-in-one cleaning station where it uses 55oC hot water to sanitarily wash the mopping pads, dry them, and empty its dustbin ready to go again.

ECOVACS WINBOT W1 PRO WINDOW CLEANING ROBOT | RRP $799 | Retailers: Bing Lee in store, or online at JB Hi-Fi, RobotSpecialist.com.au, Amazon AU, eBay AU or ECOVACS.com/au |

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the view – there’s never been a more enjoyable way to save time and energy. You’ll be in mum’s good-books for good by gifting sparkling clean windows thanks to the WINBOT W1 PRO. This window cleaning robot suctions onto the window, shower screen, or other glass surfaces and intelligently maps and cleans its way around it, just like a robot vacuum would on your floors. Safety features such as high suction, a physical tether, plug in power, edge-detection, anti-slip, air pressure compensation and more ensure peace-of-mind while simultaneously ensuring a firmer wipe and clean. And the whole process can be followed along via the user-friendly app!


For her wellness on the go:

V-Fitness Tracktivity Smart Watch| RRP $99 | Big W

Keep your body moving with the V-Fitness Tracktivity GPS Smart Watch! Designed to monitor your daily exercise, this watch includes many features that seamlessly and effortlessly work to suit your lifestyle. With functions such as a built-in GPS, a sleep tracker, a heart rate monitor, different sports mode and many more; you can now easily track your daily exercise route and routine to achieve your set health goals. Find yourself caught in the rain? This smart watch also comes with a water resistant rating of IP68, protecting it from damage against dust and water.

XCD Portable Air Purifier | RRP $129 | JB Hi-Fi 

The new XCD Portable Air Purifier is a compact device designed to provide mum with fresh, purified air in her personal space wherever she goes. With millions of Australians suffering from allergies and other conditions, it is a versatile companion to seek cleaner air in their daily surroundings, including removing unpleasant odours like smoke and pet smells. Equipped with a HEPA 11 Filter, up to four hours of battery life and weighing just 330 grams, its compact design ensures it can comfortably sit on a bedside table, workstation or the cup holder of a car, making this a true personal air purifying companion that helps ensure that fresh, purified air is always within reach.

To embrace her chef-like skills:

Vitamix A3500i Ascent Series Smart Blender (includes BONUS 1.4L Dry Grains Container valued at $249 with purchase between April 15th – May 12th 2024) | $1699 AUD | Available in: Black Stainless Metal or Brushed Stainless | Available at vitamixaustralia.com.au and other leading retailers such as Myer, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys, David Jones, Kitchen Warehouse, Amazon and more

A smart blender is the ultimate kitchen gift for the mum who loves to cook. Whether it’s smoothies, hot soups, dips, spreads, or frozen desserts she prefers to craft, the Variable Speed Control and Pulse feature will let her fine-tune the texture of any recipe. This blender is the top of the line offering from Vitamix, offering self-cleaning as well as five program settings for walk-away convenience and consistent results. Spoil her with this major kitchen upgrade and help her to enjoy cooking easier.

For the past century, Vitamix has been the gold-standard for blender brands across the globe, and is beloved by commercial chefs, health advocates, and home cooks alike. Vitamix is no stranger to the spotlight, gracing the kitchen counter-tops of the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Lady Gaga, the Kardashians and even our very own Aussies Rachael Finch and Miranda Kerr. Make your mum feel like a star.

Vitamix® Explorian® E310 Blender (includes BONUS Vitamix® Personal Cup Adapter valued at $299 with purchase between April 15th – May 12th 2024) | RRP $699 | Available at vitamixaustralia.com.au and other leading retailers such as Myer, Harvey Norman, The Good Guys, David Jones, Kitchen Warehouse and more

For the mum who loves wholefood cooking, elevate your Mother’s Day celebrations with the Vitamix Explorian E310 Blender and Personal Cup Adapter. Whether crafting delighful treats for a family brunch, preparing wholesome meals for the entire family, or simply pampering your mum with her favourite smoothie, this high-performance blender ensures culinary excellence with it’s high-performance motor and ten variable speeds. Pair with the new Vitamix Personal Cup Adapter (PCA), offering two 600ml cups for perfect portion sizes for her. Create dressings, sauces, dips & spreads, and frozen desserts to add a touch of love this Mother’s Day.

Instant™ Pot Duo Crisp with Ultimate Lid 6.5L | RRP $449 | Available at instantbrands.com.au and other leading retailers including including Myer, Amazon, Harvey Norman, Kitchen Warehouse

Surprise your mum this Mother’s Day with homemade delicacies crafted with love using the Instant Pot Duo Crisp with Ultimate Lid. Its one-fit-all ultimate lid and13 different cooking functions mean you can seamlessly pressure cook fast meals, steam healthy cuisine, grill sizzling steaks, sauté caramelised vegetables, slow cook deep flavours, or air fry a perfect crisp all while saving on time. With a large capacity and dishwasher safe stainless steel inner pot, it’s the perfect kitchen companion for family meals, giving your mum more time to spend with her loved ones.

Instant™ Vortex Plus™ Versazone XXL Air Fryer 8.5L | RRP $399 | Available at instantbrands.com.au and other leading retailers including Myer, Big W, Amazon, Harvey Norman, Kitchen Warehouse

Give your mum the gift of mouthwatering meals prepared in an instant this Mother’s Day! Whether it’s a feast for the whole family or two different dishes, cook simultaneously with the drawer dividers or remove for a larger basket. The smart SyncCook function effortlessly coordinates the drawers to finish together, letting you and your loved ones spend more time together. Make everyday cooking a breeze with EvenCrisp™ airflow technology you can use 95% less oil than deep frying, whilst ensuring crispy and tender results every time. Once the meal is over, cleaning up is a breeze with the non-stick, dishwasher-safe cooking basket, tray, and divider. Give your mum the gift of mouthwatering meals prepared in an instant this Mother’s Day!

About the Author


Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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