What better way to honor mom than by treating her to the latest modern conveniences? Whether she's already up on the hottest apps or a tech newbie, she'll love these easy-to-use devices.
Move over dad, let mom take the reins on documenting family fun with the Flip SlideHD. The camcorder allows 12 hours of video storage and instant playback on a 3-inch widescreen. ($279.99, theflip.com/store)
No more waiting on the mail or driving to the video store to watch a DVD. Netflix makes it easy to kick back with a flick by streaming movies instantly through the Nintendo Wii. (Netflix unlimited plans from $8.99 a month, netflix.com; Nintendo Wii, $199.99, target.com.)
Can't get together with faraway friends and family as often as you'd like? Stay connected with the Eyeball 2.0 webcam. The super simple tool plugs right into the computer, and offers HD-quality video and CD-quality sound. ($79.99, bluemic.com)
Nothing beats a mom when it comes to multi-tasking--but the iPad 3G comes pretty close. The latest version of Apple's new gizmo provides up to 10 hours of battery life for surfing the Web, sending e-mail, reading e-books, watching movies, listening to music, and much more. (from $629, apple.com)
Want to watch family movies--or the latest blockbuster--on the big screen? Recreate the theater experience at home with the Epson MovieMate 60 Projector. The all-in-one gadget includes built-in speakers, as well as a CD and DVD player. Just plug it in to view movies, live TV, or photo slideshows on any blank wall or screen, at up to eight times larger than a standard widescreen TV. And it's portable, so you can take the viewing outdoors or on the road. ($699.99, epson.com)
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