Forget the flowers, 91 percent of techie moms want an iPad

An admittedly biased source, Techbargains conducted a survey of mothers on their upcoming special day presents prospects. According to the survey, 91 percent picked an iPad over flowers.

While the iPad is a bit pricier than your garden-variety bouquet, you can save $100 and get her an iPad 2 (let’s face it, mom’s eyes are no longer going to need the Retina pixels – j/k!).

Speaking of bargains, moms were not quite as interested in the $199 Kindle Fire (18 percent), as they preferred the iPad (58 percent) when the devices were put head-to-head.

See the whole survey below:

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Apple updates ‘Cards’ app for Mother of all greeting card holidays

Apple updated its “Cards” app for creating and sending physical greeting cards that originally launched in October of last year at the iPhone 4S unveiling. Included in version 1.1 of the iOS app are new letterpress cards for Mother’s Day, which are just in time for the holiday that is celebrated in most countries during April or May (May 13 in the United States this year).

Other additions include “Get Well” cards, new designs for birthdays, thank yous, and other categories. As always, you can grab the update from the App Store now as a free download.
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