Dyson Put a Filter In Its Bladeless Fan To Cool and Clean a Room

Following up on its first humidifier that used a UV light to kill germs in its water reservoir, Dyson has just announced an updated version of its Cool fan that now includes a built-in 360-degree glass filter to remove 99.95 percent of airborne invaders in a room. And not just any filter, but a high-efficiency… » 3/31/15 12:01am Today 12:01am

Dyson Finally Perfected the Vacuum By Eliminating the Need For Filters

A Dyson is promised to keep on sucking at almost full power even as its dirt bin gets full, but few users realize there are also hidden filters that need to be periodically cleaned to keep the vacuum running at full strength. For a company that prides itself on vacuums that never lose suction, that was a big problem.… » 1/08/15 12:00am 1/08/15 12:00am

Most Popular Vacuum: Dyson DC65

Vacuuming is, objectively, the best chore. The Dyson DC65 sucked up almost 30% of the thousands of votes you cast, earning it the honor of Best Vacuum. » 12/19/14 3:15pm 12/19/14 3:15pm

An Incubator Just Won the Dyson Award For Best Invention of the Year

Do you know how much an incubator costs? Probably not, if you live in the developed world (and aren't a doctor). They can cost as much as $45,000, a price inconceivable for most hospitals or midwives in poor parts of the world. "The western world takes incubators for granted," says James Dyson, who revealed his… » 11/06/14 12:04am 11/06/14 12:04am

Dyson's Humidifier Uses UV Light To Kill Germs in Its Water Reservoir

The slow but steady approach of winter means that it's almost time for many of us to fire up our heaters—also heralding the return of of chapped lips and dry skin. Dyson's new humidifier is one solution to the problem, but it doesn't only prevent dry air. It also ensures your home isn't being filled with… » 10/20/14 12:00am 10/20/14 12:00am

Dyson's 20 Best Inventions of the Year

It's always fun to see the single invention that the James Dyson Foundation picks as its best design idea of the year—but it's even more fun to see the final list of possibilities, which Dyson released tonight before the November 6 announcement of a winner. » 10/16/14 12:01am 10/16/14 12:01am

The Fluffy Is Dyson's Answer To Dusty, Dirty Hardwood Floors

Looking like those soft rollers you use to quickly paint walls, Dyson's latest lightweight vacuum is appropriately called the Fluffy and is designed to tackle dust and dirt on hardwood floors without leaving a trail of scratch and scrape marks behind it. » 9/29/14 11:00am 9/29/14 11:00am

This Smart Cart Was Just Named the Year's Best American Invention

Dyson is renowned as much for its inventions as the way it makes them—a process The New Yorker once described as "a second industrial revolution." That's why the James Dyson Foundation was created: To foster and promote young inventors. Today, the organization announced the national winner of its annual Dyson Award,… » 9/17/14 7:01pm 9/17/14 7:01pm

Dyson's First Robo-Vac Has Tank-Treads and a 360-Degree Camera

There have been all kinds of gimmicks to help your robot vacuum clean every inch of your home without requiring you to steer it around. But Dyson, while late to the robo-vac party, might have unsurprisingly come up with the best one yet. Its Eye 360 includes an all-seeing 360 degree camera that knows where it's been… » 9/04/14 6:00am 9/04/14 6:00am

Dyson Teases Upcoming Secret Project (It's Probably a Robot Vacuum)

Dyson just released this video teasing its upcoming project, codenamed N223. They might as well have codenamed it "We're going to destroy the Roomba" because it's very probably a robotic vacuum cleaner. » 8/28/14 10:22am 8/28/14 10:22am

7 Smart New Inventions That We Should Have Had All Along

Every year, Dyson asks industrial designers, product designers, and engineers to submit their smart solution to a problem—any problem. It's an awesomely broad request, and it usually results in some pretty fascinating projects. Leading up to this year's Dyson Award, we took a look at just a tiny fraction of the… » 8/21/14 9:28am 8/21/14 9:28am

Dyson's Cordless DC59: A True Replacement For a Full-Sized Vac

They started out as Dustbusters that actually worked, but Dyson's cordless vacuums have improved to the point where they're very nearly a viable alternative to full-sized models. Especially now that they come with a powered cleaning head, capable of really tackling the crustiest of carpets. » 6/06/14 8:34am 6/06/14 8:34am

Three Lost Dyson Inventions, Including a Google Glass That Never Was

Dyson's first cyclonic vacuum cleaner was launched 21 years ago, but before it made it into consumer's hands, the company's research and development team went through 5,127 prototypes to perfect its design. Since then the company's R&D lab has been responsible for some amazing products—including a few that have never… » 6/01/14 7:01pm 6/01/14 7:01pm

Dyson's Massive Floating Trash Vacuum Could Clean Up Our Rivers

James Dyson's has an idea for a new form of sucking machine—one so large it requires an entire barge to house it. » 4/15/14 8:16am 4/15/14 8:16am

Dyson's Bladeless Fans Are Now 75 Percent Quieter

It's been over four years since Dyson introduced a fan that somehow worked without visible blades. And besides releasing a few new models over the years, the company hasn't announced any major updates to its Air Multiplier line since 2009. But it turns out that's because Dyson's engineers were finding clever ways to… » 3/05/14 8:54pm 3/05/14 8:54pm

Wire Your Speakers, Get Into Photography, Logitech Boombox [Deals]

The Sony NEX-3N was a great camera when it hit the market for $500, but at under $300, this deal is unmissable for anyone looking for a great portable camera, ready to downsize their DSLR, or interested in diving into an interchangeable lens ecosystem for the first time. Retractable power zoom lens, tilting LCD, 16MP,… » 2/06/14 1:45pm 2/06/14 1:45pm

Dyson's New Vacuum Cleaners Make You Feel Like a Superhero

There's something strangely throttling about a Dyson device. The curves feel futuristic, and the transparent plastic shows you what's under the hood. And the latest generation runs faster than a Formula 1 race car. You almost have to pinch yourself to remember that it's just a vacuum cleaner. » 1/16/14 12:35pm 1/16/14 12:35pm

Further Automate Your Home And Clean It, $5 Off $35 On Amazon [Deals]

The Home Automation deals continue with the Belkin WeMo Switch, which allows you to toggle on and off whatever device you decide to plug into it using that handy smartphone you have, and is marked down to $40 today. [Amazon] » 12/05/13 1:45pm 12/05/13 1:45pm

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