Five iPhone apps that mom will love for Mother’s Day

Apr 25, 2011
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Mother’s Day is right around the corner. This year instead of giving mom the same old gift of flowers, smelly soaps and gourmet chocolates, help mom load up her iPhone with some amazing apps. Spend some quality time in the App Store helping her locate the perfect apps to fit her lifestyle and get to […]

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. This year instead of giving mom the same old gift of flowers, smelly soaps and gourmet chocolates, help mom load up her iPhone with some amazing apps. Spend some quality time in the App Store helping her locate the perfect apps to fit her lifestyle and get to know your mom a little better. Here are some suggested iPhone apps to get you started!

Zappos Mobile

Shoe shopping on-the-go plus free shipping, what mom wouldn’t love to have the free Zappos Mobile app on her iPhone? Introduce mom to the Zappos shoe shopping world and this Mother’s Day will surely be one she will remember. Bonus points if you actually buy her a pair of shoes she chooses. And Zappos is more than just shoes; the online fashion superstore has handbags, housewares, beauty supplies and more.

Petfinder.com: Adopt Pets

If your mom is mourning an empty nest, hook her up with the free Petfinder.com: Adopt Pets app to help her fill her childless void. Nothing perks up an empty house like a furry, four-legged friend. This search app has more than 290,000 potential pets available from rescues and animal shelters across the country so mom is sure to find a lovable fuzzy friend close to her town.

Etsy Lovers

Does your mom love a good craft show? Then she will easily become addicted to the Etsy Lovers app (99 cents). This app is filled with shops of handmade goods including home décor, clothing and much, much more. With this Etsy shopping app, mom can create galleries and wish lists of her favorite items so you can easily pick her out a gift she is sure to love for future occasions. Mom will also receive access to exclusive discounts only available to users of the Etsy Lovers app.

Tea

If your mom appreciates a perfectly brewed cup of tea, she will love the new Tea app for iPhone ($2.99). This app is a journal to record the perfect brew times and notes about her favorite types of tea. It comes pre-loaded with tons of tips on brewing tea by types. You can also help mom integrate the app with Facebook and Twitter so she can share her favorite teas with family and friends. Bonus points if you gift this app with a sampler of teas to get mom started.

Jetsetter

If you have an unlimited budget for a Mother’s Day gift and you have a mom who loves to travel the world, check out the free Jetsetter app. This travel app gives you and your mom access to exclusive, luxurious and discounted travel deals. Think spa trips to Bali, ski trips in Switzerland, safaris in Africa or wine trips in Italy, all at a discounted price. The app will alert mom to new travel deals and offer editorial reviews and beautiful photos of all potential explorations across the globe. This app will surely win you golden child points.

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