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All the home tech a mother could want

Help your Mom smarten up her home with these tech picks.

Rich Brown
Rich was the editorial lead for CNET's Home and Wellness sections, based in Louisville, Kentucky. Before moving to Louisville in 2013, Rich ran CNET's desktop computer review section for 10 years in New York City. He has worked as a tech journalist since 1994, covering everything from 3D printing to Z-Wave smart locks.
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She just wants to know you're okay

Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to hook Mom up with the perfect smart home device or kitchen appliance.

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Adaptics Drop

This connected kitchen scale is great if your Mom wants to elevate her baking game from measuring spoons to the more precise method of adding ingredients by weight.

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Anova Precision Cooker

If Mom is passionate about cooking, the Anova Precision Cooker will give her an easy, affordable entry point to the world of sous vide.

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August Smart Lock and August Connect

The August Smart Lock is one of the best connected locks on the market right now. The lock itself is Bluetooth only, so Mom can only control it locally out of the box. Throw in the $50 August Connect accessory to bridge it to WiFi and Mom can control front door access and keep tabs on who's coming and going from anywhere.

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Bonavita BV1900TS

This high-end drip coffee maker earned our Editor's Choice award. If Mom appreciates a good cup of coffee, she will love this thing.

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Cree Connected LED

Cree's Connected LED is another Editor's Choice winning product. We like it for the quality of its light output, its programmability, and its low price. If your Mom is into the idea of a smart home, this is the first recommendation we'd make for smart lighting.

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Sense Mother

It's a smart home hub that comes with little sensor tags you can attach to whatever you want. Also, we had to.

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Icontrol Networks Piper

Icontrol's Piper NV is an all-in-one security device that doubles as a smart home hub. It houses a night vision-capable security camera, a host of sensors (temperature, noise, humidity, light...), a speaker, a microphone, and a siren. It will also let her store saved video clips in the cloud for free.

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Samsung Chef Collection Refrigerator (RF34H9960S4)

Does Mom need a new fridge? This $6,000 Samsung Chef Collection monster should fit the bill.

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