Fun, Functional Tech Toys for Mom

Need to do some last-minute shopping for Mother's Day?

"Hi-Tech Mommy" Cat Schwartz, eBay gadget and toy director, has some great ideas that any mom will love!

• Mophie Juice Pack — $99.95
Battery extender gives iPhone fanatics up to an additional 8 hours of talk time, 250 hours of standby time, 6 hours of Internet use, 7 hours of video playback and 24 hours of audio playback.

• Scandyna The Micropod — $299
Perfect speakers for your MP3 player or the perfect sound system for your computer. A blasting amplifier supplies the bass/midrange unit and the soft dome tweeters the precise and crisp sound.

• SmartShopper — $149.99
Voice-automated grocery/errand list assistant. Categorizes the items and designates quantities needed. Can also just print the whole list out!

• Solio Hybrid 1000 — $79.99
Consolidates all your mobile device chargers into one. Works with most PDAs, MP3 players, digital cameras and handheld games. Stores power for up to one year.

• MSI Wind (Wi-Fi Network Device) — <$500
Notebook computer that has full 10" screen and comfortable keyboard. Very fast, lightweight — designed to be ultra mobile, with out sacrificing convenience or performance.

• Life+Gear 2-in-1 PSD — $29.95
Wind-up flashlight with super bright 3 LEDs and cell phone charger that is designed to fit into a purse, glovebox or your pocket. It's a perfect tool for everyone in the family. You can count on it to provide the power you need when the lights go out or your cell phone battery has gone dead.