Dyson reinvents the wheel with the Cinetic series, and though the filterless approach works, it doesn't add enough practical convenience to justify the price jump over similarly capable competition.
As we gear up for another year, here are 10 headlines that are (almost) sure to appear in the coming year.
Watch Harrison Ford try to outrun the ball droid from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in this excellent mashup by digital artist Reid Southen.
The ESA has put a levitating furnace on the International Space Station. Getting it to work right required a bit of shaving cream.
Pull out those old red and blue shades to see what it's like to live in orbit at zero gravity, and to watch astronauts grow a floating water ball.
The doll-like dancing robots made by Japanese electronics manufacturer Murata balance themselves perfectly on a single ball.
A Rube Goldberg-style contraption uses a powerful, focused beam of light, prisms, and magnifying glasses to activate its various mechanisms.
This soccer ball made from materials similar to those found in Crocs can survive being stabbed and run over by a car, making it perfect for soccer fans around the world.
The chipmaker shows off its vision for the future digital world -- including dancing robots, secure cars and 3D scanning.
The classic table-tennis ball gets a high-tech makeover with a new design and 3D printing to make it happen.