June 24, 2024

Innovation & Tech Today


Buyer’s guide: The Top 50 Most Innovative Products

Gifts for Dad: Top Innovative Picks for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is the perfect time to show how much you care with a unique gift. Instead of the usual tie or mug, surprise Dad with something innovative and exciting. The following guide is filled with the latest high-tech gadgets and cool devices that will make his day special!

Parallel Pillow

Get the gift of better sleep and experience bedtime bliss with Parallel Pillows. Parallel Pillows provide unmatched support for every type of sleeper: whether you prefer sleeping on your side, back, or tummy, it aligns with your position and takes you off to dreamland. As an earth-friendly company based in the Rocky Mountains, sustainability is one of its core values, so their products are designed and assembled in a low-impact manufacturing facility. And for each one sold, they donate a pillow to a person in need. Parallel Pillow highlights ParaTherm technology, soft TENCEL Lyocell fiber shell, and more. 

  • Parallel Low Profile: $149.99
    • Designed for tummy and back sleepers
    • Mono piping and sleek, low-profile form factor
  • Parallel High Profile: $149.99
    • Amazing for side sleepers and people looking for loftier head and neck support.
    • Parallel piping and wraparound elevator gusset

Couch Caddy

Lose yourself to a good book or movie without losing your cell phone, remote, or water bottle to the couch cushions. Each acacia-wood caddy has a designated spot for your book, phone, remote, and even your favorite beverage. Clever wood paneling lets you adjust the piece to fit most couch or chair arms, whether curved, rectangular, or thicker arms like on recliners. Use the pocket to hide your cell phone from sight as you enjoy a new novel or the latest series. $48

The Grant Collection

Introducing the Grant Collection! This new men’s watch style is sold exclusively by Armitron. It is inspired by the suave and sophisticated Cary Grant himself. There’s nothing like adding a sash of old-school charm to your modern-day sartorial hustle.

Are you able to include it in anything you are currently working on? The Grant is available in not one, not two, but three elegant colorways to choose from: Silver/Navy, Gold/Silver, and Silver. The stainless steel silver-tone band seamlessly complements the tank style, exuding a refined aesthetic. Its analog movement ensures precision in timekeeping, while the white dial adorned with a combination of Roman numerals and gold sticks creates a striking visual contrast. $64-$95

Tucktec Folding Kayak

Tucktec is a small family-owned business operating out of Conway, SC. The products are 100% sourced and manufactured in the USA. They are the only company producing a true hard-shell folding kayak, making it the most durable folding kayak on the market. The Tucktec folding kayak weighs only 20 pounds and assembles in minutes with six simple clasps, turning from a 47″ x15″ x9″ bundle into a full-sized hard-shell 10-foot recreational kayak. Every kayak comes backed with a 90-day satisfaction guarantee and a full 3-year manufacturer’s warranty. $349.00 (10% discount with code ITT10)

Uber Chill XL 12 Can Mini Fridge

The Sleek and highly functional Uber Chill XL Personal Mini Fridge/cooler is capable of housing up to twelve 12-ounce cans or six 16.9-ounce bottles of your favorite beverage. Utilizing state-of-the-art and environmentally friendly thermo-electric peltier technology, this mini fridge is capable of cooling or warming the contents within a reasonable amount of time, making it convenient on almost any occasion. In addition to this, the portable unit comes with both standard home and car power cables for ultimate portability. This is a great mini fridge for the bedroom, this small refrigerator is great as a dorm fridge or a cubicle mini fridge. $119.99

air up Water Bottle Starter Set

The air up water bottle starter set as an alternative to sodas and other drinks helps to insert hydration into your existing routine. air up addresses the massive need for taste by flavoring plain water through scent alone. It works by leveraging the biological process of retronasal olfaction, whereby a large part of our flavor perception is based on scent, to transform the taste of water with flavors reminiscent of your favorite beverages. Choose one of the many flavor pods and take a sip of the water your body needs with a taste you’ll look forward to.  

The air up water bottle starter set is $44.99 which includes the water bottle and a 3-pack of flavor pods. The 22-ounce plastic bottles range from $32-$37. There are also steel bottles available that are $52 for the 16 oz bottle and $57 for the 28 oz bottle. Additional flavor pods in various flavors are available in three packs that range from $7.99-$12.99.

TREBLAB HD-360 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Dive into powerful 360° audio with this wireless speaker with Bluetooth, featuring 90W peak power. This portable speaker with a microphone spreads sound evenly. Get up to 20 hours of loudspeakers Bluetooth wireless playtime. Ideal for outdoor use with seamless call integration and the power of loud Bluetooth speakers with bass. The IPX4 waterproof Bluetooth speaker handles all weather conditions, making it perfect for the poolside or the patio. $159.97

FlipGo Dual Stacked Portable Monitor

The FlipGo Dual Stacked Portable Monitor, winner of the 2024 iF Design Award and Red Dot Design Award, is now available on the JSAUX website. The dual-stacked portable monitor raised more than $1,000,000 in a Kickstarter campaign last February and is a product aimed at digital nomads, remote workers, and creatives, featuring portability, convenience, and efficiency. The FlipGo comes in two sizes (13.5” and 16”) and three variants. There are three models of the dual-screen portable monitor: the Standard, the Pro, and the Touch Screen version.

  • 13.5″ Standard: $399.00
  • 13.5″ Pro: $459.00
  • 13.5″ Touch Screen: $459.00
  • 16″ Pro: $599.00
  • 16″ Touch Screen: $599.00
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By Lindsey Feth

Managing Editor, Innovation & Tech Today

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