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Smart home gifts for Mom

Make Mom's life a little easier this Mother's Day with a thoughtful smart home gift.

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Rich Brown

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Bonavita Connoisseur

Our favorite drip coffee maker transforms even cheap grounds into some of the best coffee you can make at home.

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Bond Home

Bond connects to any ceiling fan with a traditional IR remote control and transfers that control to an app on your phone, all for $99.

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Gogogate2

If Mom likes a project (or wants to make Dad do one), grab this app-connected garage door controller. Set up is a little involved, but once you get it up and running, it gives you extensive control over your garage doors, including via voice command.

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Google Home Mini

Google's $50 voice control speaker is one of the most attractive smart home devices out there, and Google Assistant is perhaps the most powerful voice control platform.

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We weren't sold on this alarm clock dock for Amazon's Echo Dot voice speaker when it debuted at $70. Now that you can find it for $50, it's a much better deal, and it makes the Echo Dot a more useful bedside companion thanks to boosted audio quality, an LCD clock, and a USB charging input.

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Nest Hello

Nest Hello is our new favorite smart doorbell camera thanks to its optional facial recognition feature and the ability to use Alexa or Google Assistant to call up the video feed to any supporting screen with a voice command.

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Nokia Sleep

Help Mom keep track of her sleep patterns with this $99 pad she can slip under her mattress.

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Orbit B-hyve Faucet Timer

If Mom has a green thumb, this automated outdoor faucet timer lets her turn any garden hose into an app-connected irritation system for $100.

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Soraa Radiant 60w Replacement LED

This LED bulb makes colors look exceptionally brilliant, and it works perfectly on a dimmer switch.

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TP Link Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Plug Mini

This tiny plug lets your control anything you plug into it via app, Alexa, or Google Assistant for under $30. The trim design also means it doesn't block an adjacent plug.

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