Ford F-150 lightning and GMC Hummer EV
As automakers begin to transition to an electric future, so will heavy-duty trucks. Ford F-150 Lightning and Lightning Pro, and GMC Hummer EV pickup and SUV, and are the first all-electric trucks from Ford Motor Co. respectively General Motors Co. Reservations can be made on all of these vehicles, with the Hummer EV Edition 1 arriving late this year and the Lightning Pro arriving in spring 2022.
Award: Ford F-150 Lightning from $39,974; GMC Hummer EV starting at $79,995
Ketra Lighting – Housing solutions
Ketra offers adjustable, customizable LED lighting for the home, and dozens of patent innovations allow users to completely cover their space in a wide range of whites and colors. Its TruBeam technology combines a reflector and lens to produce the maximum range of beam spreads while maintaining uniform color and intensity. The company’s residential solutions range from downlighting to lightbars to lamps that are all routed through one of the central controls. The custom options allow the lighting to be set to match any situation, whether it’s a dinner party or a movie night.
Award: Varies depending on room size and needs
Savant Video Tiles
Savant Video Tiling is a third-party solution that lets users watch up to nine shows on a single screen—from devices like cable boxes, Apple TVs, Rokus, and more. Any source running through Savant’s ProAV 8 transmitter can be seamlessly switched to an app, which displays what you’re watching on your TV in the top left corner, surrounded by input sources, favorite channels and a volume control. Any program can be instantly brought to full screen with a two-finger spread input.
Sweaty Betty workout gear
Sweaty Betty started in 1998 as a women’s activewear and lifestyle brand. The Power Leggings are designed with a super-stretchy, sweat-wicking fabric that’s ideal for training. Available in a variety of solid colors and vibrant prints, these popular leggings offer a variety of styles – such as back and side pocket designs, high waist designs and compression versions. Pair this with the Power Frame training tank, made from the same high-tech materials and featuring a high neck with a racer back for ease of movement, a breathable mesh front panel and an internal bra shelf with removable pads. In addition to exercise equipment, the company makes accessories, sweaters, sweatshirts, coats, jackets, hoodies and more.
Award: Power Leggings, $100; Power Frame training tank, $68
Apple iPhone 13 x Airpods Max
Apple’s latest iPhone offers the most advanced dual-camera system to date, a leap in battery life and a new A15 Bionic chip. The ultra-wide camera captures 47 percent more light for better photos and videos, and features a sensor-shift optical image stabilization system to keep images steady even when the camera is moving. Pair this with Airpods Max, Apple’s over-the-ear wireless headphone offering. These stylish headphones are designed to fit many different head shapes and cancel out external noise without sacrificing the quality of high-fidelity audio.
Award: Apple iPhone 13 from $799; Apple AirPods Max, $549
Therabody Theragun Elite Percussive Therapy Deep Tissue Muscle Therapy Massage Gun
The Therabody Theragun Elite Deep Tissue Muscle Therapy Impact Massage Gun is ideal for those looking to relieve aches and pains at home. Therabody claims it is calibrated to reach 60 percent deeper into muscle tissue than other massage guns. Two-hour battery life and wireless charging are upgrades from the previous generation, while the QX65’s brushless motor delivers up to 40 pounds of no-stall power that runs quietly and is surrounded by insulation. Bluetooth integration with an app, an OLED screen that shows power and customizable speed ranges allow the massage gun to be adapted to each individual.
Award: $399 USD
Honeywell InSight HPA5300B
HEPA air purifier
The Honeywell InSight HPA5300B HEPA Air Purifier helps capture 99.97 percent of dust pollen, pet dander, dust mite debris and smoke from the air while circulating and filtering a 500 – square feet of room almost five times per hour. With four cleaning levels including microscopic particles, general cleaning, pollen and turbo, it is easy to adapt to different situations. The activated carbon pre-filter helps capture large airborne particles and reduces odors.
Award: 289 USD