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Product Round-up Yes, Sunday, 3 April is Mother's Day, a celebration of matters maternal that stretches back to pre-Christian Roman times, but one no son - or partner whose significant other has offspring - dare ignore.

So, with a day or so to go, here is Reg Hardware selection of ten tech its the mother(s) in your life - will be pleased to receive.

Amazon Kindle Wi-Fi

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Since your ma likely knows nothing of ePub files and cares even less, but will be familiar with Amazon and probably have an account, the Kindle has to be the best e-book reader to buy her. It's also one of the cheapest, and sports the clearest E Ink screen you can get right now.

Whether she takes it on her daily commute to work, uses it to read in the garden, or just wants a more convenient way of taking lots to read on holiday than a pile of paperbacks, she's going to love an e-book reader. And the Kindle is the best of the lot.

Amazon Kindle 3

Reg Rating 85%
Price £111
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Breville Radio Toaster

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Mums love toast. Who doesn't? Mums love Radio 4. Now they have can both, courtesy of grilled bread product supremo Breville, which has combined two key kitchen gadgets - the transistor radio and the toaster - into one. It's a Red Dwarf Talkie Toaster without the backchat and bread obsession.

Tune in while you toast - whether thinly sliced Mother's Pride, or bulked out bagels, this Breville will brown them all.

The radio side has both AM and FM tuners. Stations can be retained through ten pre-sets. There's even an aux port for MP3 players and such.

Breville Radio Toaster

Reg Rating 70%
Price £50
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