Dyson Airblade

Dyson's futuristic Airblade hand dryer has been around for about a year. It seems awfully good on paper (faster dry time, more hygienic and increased energy efficiency over conventional driers) but we needed to see it to believe it. So, to test the Airblade's claims, we installed a couple in our office. And after a few months of dry hands and conserved paper towels, the …

Dyson Slim vs. Stowaway

Dyson's two newest vacuums, the Slim, a narrower upright, and the Stowaway, a canister version, both offer the superior performance the brand's known for in (slightly) more compact designs with a few key differences between the two. We put them both to the test in our NYC apartments to see how they stood up side by side within the cramped confines. Overall, using their trademarked …

Dyson Root 6

Using the same patented "cyclone" technology that made Dyson upright vacuums famous, the new Dyson Root 6 ($150) is a handheld tool that never looses suction, cleaning better and more hygienically by trapping dirt more effectively. With its molded plastic body—looking something like a creature-trapping gun from the prop department of Alien—it's ergonomic and easy to use, successfully negotiating the narrowest of nooks and hard-to-reach …