Apple Shares Mother's Day Gift Guide Featuring iPads, Apple Watch, AirPods and More

Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 10, in the United States and other countries, and ahead of the event, Apple has put together a Mother's Day gift guide filled with Apple product recommendations for moms.

giftguide1
The gift guide highlights the 7th-generation iPad or the iPad Air and their accessories that include Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil, plus the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 5 models.

It also features the AirPods and the AirPods Pro, with a mention of Apple's engraving feature so gifts can include a sweet emoji message.

giftguide2
The gift guide suggests the iPhone 11 with its dual-lens camera system along with mentions of the iPhone SE, 11 Pro, and iPhone case accessories. Apple's full gift guide can be viewed on the Apple online store website.

Top Rated Comments

Baymowe335 Avatar
27 months ago

Most moms would rather have a pack of N95 or KN95 respirators this year.
Not sure many moms are actually that scared if they’ve raised kids.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Steve121178 Avatar
27 months ago
Mothers Day used to be a bunch of flowers and take her out for the day, not buying ultra expensive tat she doesn't need. So many people are duped into the over commercialisation of what should be a simple day - just give her your time!
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
beanbaguk Avatar
27 months ago

I said as much on social media when I received this email several weeks ago.

If I had “Apple money” spare to spend on some random gadget, I’d rather spend that money making memories with my mum.

I lost my mum too young just a couple of years ago, and I would do anything to have had more time to spend with her. Buying a gadget does not make time or memories - something both the mother and the child would benefit more from.

Spend time with your parents, people. There will come a time when you’ll wish you had.
Bang on. As I grow older and wiser, I realise how destructive these marketing campaigns have become to society.

Mothers Day, used to be about doing something for your mother. Some flowers maybe, a home cooked meal, or as JSRinUK mentioned, making memories with your mother. Now it's about spending a fortune on a gift and sending it by Amazon or express delivery without a personal note because you left it for the last second.

The same goes Fathers Day, Valentines, even Christmas and Birthdays. It's just all got a bit vulgar. Apple and the same line-up of companies are even pushing for "Women's day" gifts and just choosing random holidays as any excuse to drop 100's unnecessary gifts.

I'm not saying there is anything wrong with buying tech, but this is getting a bit out of hand now and brain-washing this current generation with the expectation this is "normal", and "expected" behaviour.

Sad times.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
yaxomoxay Avatar
27 months ago

Like Apple was going to suggest roses...
Don't give them ideas for new overpriced products...
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JPack Avatar
27 months ago
Most moms would rather have a pack of N95 or KN95 respirators this year.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JSRinUK Avatar
27 months ago

Mothers Day used to be a bunch of flowers and take her out for the day, not buying ultra expensive tat she doesn't need. So many people are duped into the over commercialisation of what should be a simple day - just give her your time!
I said as much on social media when I received this email several weeks ago.

If I had “Apple money” spare to spend on some random gadget, I’d rather spend that money making memories with my mum.

I lost my mum too young just a couple of years ago, and I would do anything to have had more time to spend with her. Buying a gadget does not make time or memories - something both the mother and the child would benefit more from.

Spend time with your parents, people. There will come a time when you’ll wish you had.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

Popular Stories

anker 563 dock ports

Anker's Latest USB-C Docking Station Brings Triple-Display Support to M1 Macs

Wednesday May 18, 2022 7:06 am PDT by
While Apple's early M1-based Macs can only officially support a single external display, there are ways around the limitation. Anker is launching a new 10-in-1 USB-C docking station today which delivers just that. The Anker 563 USB-C dock includes two HDMI ports and a DisplayPort port, and it leverages DisplayLink to carry multiple video signals over a single connection. Given that this hub...
Prosser Series 8 3

Apple Watch Series 8 Rumored to Feature New Design With Flat Display

Wednesday May 18, 2022 6:21 am PDT by
The Apple Watch Series 8 could feature an all-new design with a flat display, according to the leaker known as "ShrimpApplePro." In his latest video on the YouTube channel Front Page Tech, Jon Prosser highlighted information from ShrimpApplePro that suggests the Apple Watch Series 8 could feature a flat display in what seems to be a design originally rumored for the Apple Watch Series 7. ...
apple ar headset concept 1

Apple's Headset Said to Feature 14 Cameras Enabling Lifelike Avatars, Jony Ive Has Remained Involved With Design

Friday May 20, 2022 6:50 am PDT by
Earlier this week, The Information's Wayne Ma outlined struggles that Apple has faced during the development of its long-rumored AR/VR headset. Now, in a follow-up report, he has shared several additional details about the wearable device. Apple headset render created by Ian Zelbo based on The Information reporting For starters, one of the headset's marquee features is said to be lifelike...
apple data auction iphone privacy ad

Apple Highlights iPhone's Latest Privacy Features in New 'Data Auction' Ad

Wednesday May 18, 2022 9:00 am PDT by
Apple today shared a new ad highlighting iPhone privacy features like App Tracking Transparency and Mail Privacy Protection that are designed to give users more transparency and control when it comes to their personal data being collected. The ad revolves around a young woman named Ellie who discovers that her personal data is being sold at an auction house, with bids being placed on her...
apple ar headset concept 2

Apple's AR/VR Headset Nearing Completion as Board Gets Demo

Thursday May 19, 2022 9:52 am PDT by
Apple last week demonstrated its upcoming AR/VR headset to Apple board members, indicating that the device is in an advanced stage of development and could see a debut in the not too distant future, reports Bloomberg. Apple has also ramped up development of the software that runs on the headset, with that software expected to be called "RealityOS," or rOS for short. Render via designer Ian ...