How Dyson Made Its Airblade Hand Dryers 50 Percent Quieter

They're the greatest thing to happen to public washrooms since those automatic toilet seat covering contraptions, but now Dyson's engineers have managed to find a way to make its Airblade hand dryers even better by reducing their noise by 5o percent. Because as impressive as drying your hands in just 12 seconds is,… » 10/03/13 12:46pm 10/03/13 12:46pm

Dyson's Newest Airblade Could Change The Way Architects Think

While James Dyson is the obvious face of the company he founded in 1993, he isn't the only one tinkering away at high-powered blades or really sucky vacuums in Malmesbury, England. With over 700 some engineers under one roof, Dyson tasked Marcus Hartley with creating the new hybrid faucetAirblade Tap about two and a… » 2/04/13 9:01pm 2/04/13 9:01pm

Dyson DC24 Vac: Sir James Brings His Ball Back

The DC24 Dyson vac being introduced today is the first since the large DC15 to roll around the floor on a big orange ball instead of wheels, making it super maneuverable. It's a little vac with a typically high price tag ($400 for DC24; $470 for its larger sibling, the DC25). In many ways it's just another vacuum… » 1/17/08 8:00am 1/17/08 8:00am

Watch The Thrilling Conclusion of the Dyson/Mitsubishi Hand-Dryer…

Click to viewIt was a hard-fought battle between two worthy adversaries, but in the end, there could be only one. Was it the ninja's pick, the Mitsubishi Jet Towel? Or was it the choice of soccer hooligans everywhere, Dyson's upstart Airblade? Watch as NYC intern Benny and I let a group of people with wet hands pick… » 9/13/07 1:37pm 9/13/07 1:37pm

Mitsubishi Jet Towel vs. Dyson Airblade Pre-Game Trash Talk and Tale of…

If you are wondering why we're engaged in a totally ridiculous Ultimate Hand-Dryer Battlemodo, it's because you asked for it. When we aired our interview with Dyson and the Airblade, some of you guys pounced on Dyson, "embarrased for having claimed to have invented the horizontal hand dryer only to discover the… » 9/12/07 12:30pm 9/12/07 12:30pm

Dyson Says Airblade Would Beat Mitsubishi Jet Towel in Battlemodo


We have it on tape. Today, James Dyson (whose friends call him Sir) told us that Airblade would stomp the crap out of Mitsubishi's Jet Towel in a hand-drying face-off. Those are our words; you'll have to watch the video to see how the charming and diplomatic Englishman puts it. But while you watch, make sure you pay… » 6/26/07 4:20pm 6/26/07 4:20pm