MomsGetReal Team

Every year brings new technological advances, and 2018 will see tech become even more predominate with these newest gadgets. When it comes to innovation, there is something for everyone, whether you are a nature enthusiast or a movie buff. We reached out to moms to get their recommendations for their favorite tech, and this list offers some great ideas that we love.

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Apple Watch Series 3

The smartwatch itself isn’t new, but the latest version of the Apple watch is perfect for any business professional. Anything your phone can do, this watch can do better. Manage work calls and emails, track your steps, and ask Siri anything with a simple flick of your wrist. Now you don’t have to worry about juggling your briefcase, coffee, and phone.

LifeStraw Water Filter

This portable filter is a must-have for the adventurer. It can filter up to 1,000 liters of water for bacteria and chemicals, and the EPA has given its stamp of approval. Who knew that technology could improve on your outdoor activities?

Garmin Speak Plus

If you’re already a fan of Amazon’s Alexa in the home, you’ll love that you can now take Alexa on the road with Garmin Speak. It’s a hands-free tool for the car that allows you to control smart devices at home, listen to your favorite music, or ask for directions. It’s a safer option for those always on the road, with little time on their hands.

Sphero R2-D2

Although this may look like a children’s toy based off the popular Star Wars franchise, it is hailed as the most realistic R2-D2 to this date. It can be controlled using an app on your smart phone, and makes all the right sounds and movements that adult fans will appreciate.

Shark ION Robot Vacuum

Schedule or start cleaning from anywhere with the ‘Shark ION ROBOT’ app on your iPhone or Android. Search ‘Shark ION ROBOT’ & download from the app or play store. The robot also works with Amazon Alexa & Google Home.

Bellabeat Leaf Urban

Wearable technology is no longer restricted to watches and earbuds. Smart jewelry is becoming more popular every day, and the attractive designs can be worn as necklaces, bracelets, or clips. This technology specializes in tracking your activity level, sleep patterns, and can also be programmed to help you meditate.


These gadgets will make your 2018 run more smoothly, and even encourage you to have a little fun. Are there any top gadgets you love that we missed? Let us know.