BREAKING NEWS Temples, mosques and churches in New York State can reopen with 25% capacity Full Story

Tech ideas for Mother's Day

With Mother's Day fast approaching, many people are finding themselves searching for the perfect gift for mom. NBC's Liz McLaughlin reports on the new gadgets that are topping wish lists.

Posted: May 4, 2018 1:05 PM

(NBC News) If flowers are your go-to gift for Mother's Day, it might be time to think outside the box.

"The consumer technology association did research and found that one in five moms wants tech for Mothers Day," says Suzanne Kantra of Techlicious.

So what are the best tech gifts to get mom? Many cell carriers are offering Mother's Day specials with the new Samsung S-9 receiving high marks. Not only is Samsung's new phone a communication device, users can also use it to control their smart home devices.

The new Google Clips camera will automatically take candid images by using smart technology to recognize expressions, lighting and framing.

Some more gift ideas for this Mother's Day include the Wonderboom Portable Speaker and the Ashley Chloe Helix Cuff, which is a stylish wristband that unwraps into headphones.

Another gift to keep in mind is the new Fitbit Versa, a smartwatch and fitness tracker with a lightweight design.

Read more: http://bit.ly/2JSzvYG

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 376208

Reported Deaths: 30236
CountyConfirmedDeaths
New York City20594021782
Nassau407972132
Suffolk402391918
Westchester338541389
Rockland13297655
Orange10484444
Erie6359549
Dutchess3984142
Monroe3117230
Onondaga2329149
Albany1941112
Ulster171177
Sullivan140931
Putnam127060
Niagara109970
Oneida107758
Schenectady70630
Broome60552
Rensselaer49728
Saratoga49614
Columbia41134
Madison32315
Warren25628
Orleans24741
Steuben24641
Greene24218
Washington24013
Fulton21924
Ontario2199
St. Lawrence2072
Genesee2055
Tompkins1670
Chemung1372
Tioga13422
Chenango1335
Wayne1223
Livingston1217
Herkimer1153
Oswego1123
Cayuga982
Clinton974
Chautauqua974
Montgomery964
Cattaraugus925
Wyoming885
Delaware844
Jefferson750
Otsego735
Seneca610
Schoharie510
Allegany510
Cortland410
Yates396
Essex380
Franklin230
Lewis200
Schuyler120
Hamilton50
Unassigned00
Utica
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 78°
Oneonta
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 75°
Herkimer
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 78°
Thendara
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 74° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 78°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Click here to learn more about A Healthier Mohawk Valley
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve
Senior Send-Off brought to you by Herkimer College
Menu 2 Go list of takeout dinners & fish fries
Apply to Go the Distance 2020
23 courses for only $79.99