A stone’s throw from the expected event, you still have nothing to offer? Discover our selection of tech and geek gift ideas that can be delivered quickly to your home.
Time is running out, Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day!) is inexorably approaching and you are missing a present for your dear parents? In this frantic last minute race, here is a selection of tech and geek gift ideas to solve your inspiration breakdown.
The offers we offer here allow you to obtain the gift directly, or to have it delivered within 24 hours. The race against time is on!
Our selection of family games to offer
To spend a fun family evening, there are many multiplayer games. The vast majority is published on Nintendo Switch, the family console not excellence. Here are the best games to give your mother to have fun together or just as a couple.
Mario Party Superstars
mario party is a bottled license. The last opus is very successful (especially because the tempo has been accelerated) and allows you to have a good time with your family thanks to the principle of the board game and tasty mini-games.
The advantage: you can buy the game directly in dematerialized form and download it via an immediate purchase code.
Overcooked “All you can Eat”
The cooking simulation title is one of the names that comes up the most when it comes to co-op play — and rightly so. In a given time, you will have to make a certain number of dishes, despite various obstacles. It is possible to play it alone, but the game takes on its full meaning with others: you will have to cooperate in order to be able to create the dish from A to Z and serve it.
This edition brings together the two opuses of the license, but also the DLCs, giving you a substantial lifespan and a growing challenge. The set is available on PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series, and even PC.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
The last opus ofAnimal Crossing is certainly not a multiplayer game. Nevertheless, it is a particularly pleasant game, perfect to give away. Ideal de-stressor, it takes the player to a paradise island where everything is to be done.
If your mother already owns the game, you can also gift her the recent expansion Happy Home Paradise in which the player is invited to decorate from A to Z the houses of different inhabitants.
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The Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 speaker: take full advantage of your playlists
The second version of the Wonderboom comes in a round shape that is much appreciated for its nomadic format. The connected speaker can be used both at home and at your vacation spot. It is available in several colors. You can choose according to your tastes.
The product stands out on two counts. First its autonomy, since it is 13 hours of endurance which are announced. Then, thanks to a mode outdoor boost increasing the volume and emphasizing the mids.
On Amazon, the order will be delivered to you very quickly with the Prime option.
Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2 Highlights
- Its nomadic compact format
- Improved sound quality
- 13 hours of autonomy announced
Fitbit Charge 4: an activity sensor for all situations
Very often, connected bracelets are lacking in functionality. The Fitbit Charge 4 comes across as quite a sleek product in its build, especially thanks to an interchangeable strap. You will be able to swap black for a color that corresponds more to your tastes.
On the feature side, the Fitbit tracker is equipped with a GPS chip in order to track all your running runs. It has NFC for contactless payment, a heart sensor, and works with the Fitbit app. This is available on the Play Store and the App Store.
Choose in-store pickup to get it today.
The strengths of the Fitbit Charge 4
- The construction of the product
- The integrated GPS
- Numerous and comprehensive features
Instx Mini 11: the ideal instant camera
The Instax Mini 11 is a small, Polaroid-style instant camera. Easy to use and very nice with its pastel colors (lavender, powder pink, sky blue…), it is also very compact for this type of device. It has also been designed for selfies: it has a mirror, and the shutter release is located on the front, which makes it very easy to use at arm’s length.
If the small Instax is sold at an affordable price, it will of course be necessary to think of additional film refills. A gift that changes a little and can be used on the spot!
- The retro sensations it provides
- The paper size
You can choose priority delivery if you are short on time.
Offer a virtual book
Are you behind in your gift ideas and can’t find anything? Consider offering an ebook on the dedicated platform either Kobo or Kindle. Two methods exist to do this for the Kobo, you will have to offer one of the gift cards on the Fnac site.
If you want to give a more personal gift, Kindle e-readers will give you a little more leeway. Go to Amazon where you just have to select the option “Gift this ebook”. So that you don’t run out of ideas, Frandroid’s editorial staff has selected a few titles to help you.
Sony WF1000XM4 wireless headphones: choose the crème de la crème
Sound-loving parents will appreciate wireless headphones. The Sony WF-1000XM4 are the best in this area. The product comes in an elegant case. The shape of the ear cups perfectly matches the shape of your ears.
In addition to the build quality, the Sony brand product also stands out for its sound quality. The bass is generous, but also the active noise reduction allowing you better immersion in your playlists. In short, the WF-1000XM4 give you one of the best experiences possible today.
By choosing a delivery option at Darty, it is possible to receive the headphones tomorrow. If you are late, opt for in-store pickup.
The strengths of the Sony WF-1000XM4
- A portable compact format
- Its active noise reduction
- The quality of its bass
The Apple AirPods Pro: the Apple alternative for your playlists
In the audio category, the AirPods Pro still have a place of choice. With these wireless headphones, you will be sure to please without going wrong. It starts with a popular compact design.
They work on both Android and iOS, but with more features available on the latter. The AirPods Pro have good active noise reduction and sound quality designed to enhance your music.
Via Amazon, it is possible to be delivered tomorrow by placing an order today.
Highlights of the Apple AirPods Pro
- Its perfect integration on iOS
- The compact design
- noise reduction
Pixel Heart thermographic mug: say it with a heart
It’s a classic last-minute gift. The thermographic mug from Kikkerland will turn out to be a good idea. The main surprise of this product is revealed from the moment you place a hot drink in its container. Once done, the heart will turn from black to red.
Be careful however, the thermal paint fades from the moment the product goes in the microwave or in the dishwasher. For Mother’s Day, this is the perfect gift to show your love to your mother!
With Amazon Prime, you can quickly receive the gift before the fateful date.
The strengths of the Heart Pixel thermographic mug
- An efficient design
- Useful everyday
Choose an online gift card
If you’ve ever had an ignition delay, don’t panic, there is one last solution for you: gift cards. Easy and quick to buy online or in store, it allows you to please while being sure not to be mistaken… Different amounts are generally offered from 20 euros.
At Fnac, a large catalog of offers is available to you. Several themes are represented: gaming, series, press or music. All you have to do is pay the given amount in order to obtain it online or via in-store withdrawal. The strong point of these products is the possibility of buying them the day before, or even the same day.
On the various e-commerce sites, many gift cards are available to you:
Also keep in mind that many brands and sites offer their own gift cards and vouchers. You can therefore think about your mother’s favorite stores and brands, whether ready-to-wear, cosmetics, well-being, cultural products, etc., and buy a gift card there.
Also think about subscriptions to monthly boxes: there is everything, you will necessarily find a theme that will please you.
Of course, if nothing suits you in this guide, you can always offer flowers!
Other shopping guides for your gift ideas
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