Dyson’s Pure Cool Me Purifying Fan

A suite of innovations make this appliance a welcome addition to any space

Fusing two of the brand’s most popular devices, Dyson‘s Pure Cool Me operates as both a purifier and a fan and is the ideal size for a desk or bedside table. The brand’s first personal purifying fan, the appliance pulls air in through its cylindrical base and propels purified air out of the upper, orb-like fan—trapping the mold, pollen, allergens, bacteria and ultra-fine particles that …

A DIY Smart-Home Built with Smartians

Triggers, hubs and trinkets to build your own smart-home

Thus far, the terms “smart-home” and DIY haven’t been synonymous.  Consumers are able to purchase products that make mundane tasks around the house a bit easier, but the process of bringing a home into the 21st century is generally costly and pre-designed. However, Smartians, from Amsterdam-based FROLIC Studio, is a set of motorized knobs and switches meant for making the most of offline products you …

Traeger Grills Aren’t Technically Grills

Insight into the machine and its owners with CEO Jeremy Andrus

A Traeger Grill isn’t technically a grill at all. They’re not like the gas or charcoal grills we’re familiar with, rather they are wood-powered electric outdoor convection oven and smoker hybrid. Their precision is unmatched, and users can set the temperature using the grill’s controls or the app (which also has great recipes and other content). Wood pellets are burned, generating heat and smoke for …