Mother’s Day treats for the techie mom

Jan Milo Severo - Philstar.com
Motherâs Day treats for the techie mom
Jaclyn Jose, the only Filipino to win best actress in Cannes Film Festival, loves to do online shopping.
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MANILA, Philippines — What do “Star for all Seasons” Vilma Santos-Recto love to receive as gifts?

“My mom is an in-denial techie,” confessed Vilma’s son, TV host Luis Manzano.

So, for special occasions like Mother’s Day, Luis usually gets his mom a new phone or a cool new gadget.

It turns out, like mother, like son, because Luis said he is also “quite a techie” like Vilma.

In a recent interview with Philstar.com, Luis confessed that he always checks out the latest gadgets in online shopping sites. He said he usually multi-tasks by online shopping while watching TV.

 Among the online shopping sites Luis visits for gifts, gadgets or whatnot is Lazada, which celebrates its 6th anniversary by offering an assortment of over 45 million items, and new features such as instant messaging between customers and sellers, built-in QR code scanner for exclusive deals, and partnership with Globe myBusiness to help small and medium enterprises grow and succeed in the online shopping sphere.


Massage in an instant

Gadgets are often thought to be unhealthy, but there also those geared toward better health. 

Thanks  to  technology,  there  are  gadgets  that  now  cater  solely  to  health,  with  the  development  of  accessible  tools  that  offer  a  promised  health  benefit. Health  is  often  an  overlooked  part  of  daily  life,  but it is as  all-around  and  necessary  as  chores  or communication.

The  Elecom E-Clear  Refree  set takes  the  health  benefits  of  a  body  massage  into  one  portable  device.  Available in stand-alone stores in SM Marikina, SM North EDSA, SM Southmall, Ayala Nuvali Solenad, and in Urbanize Shangri-La and Uptown Mall BGC, this  cordless  low-frequency  electronic  pulse  massager  comes  with  a  flat,  lightweight  gel  pad  that  you  can  apply to  almost  any  part  of  the  body  that  needs  therapeutic  pressure.

Conveniently  chargeable  via  USB,  the  set  allows  users  to choose  between  various  massage  modes:  Deep  Shiatsu,  Shiatsu,  Knead  and  Beat.  It has up to 10 pressure intensity levels  available.


For the sentimental mom

Pictures tell a thousand words, specially for moms.

Mothers loves taking pictures – from selfies, taking picture of their children’s achievements and even what millennials do most of the time – taking pictures of their food.

For the mom who loves taking pictures and keeping memories, Huawei’s latest flagship is known for its camera features. Packed with AI, the phone allows mom to easily identify photography modes and camera settings to deliver quality photos.

This Mother’s Day, there is no better way to show your affection and appreciation to the number one woman in your life than with the gift of long-lasting memories printed on paper. More than the usual flower bouquets and box of chocolates, a gift with your personal touch warms a mother’s heart.

With HP printer and original inks, you can print copies of the beautiful memories you want to relive and use them in creating a personalized calendar, making a photo album, or designing a greeting card to amaze your mother.




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