26 Results for

particulates

Editors' Take

Moneual Rydis H68 Pro

The new Moneual Rydis H68 Pro vacuums like a traditional robot vac, but it also has both dry and wet mopping attachments.

Jan. 5, 2014

MSRP: $499.00

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New device traps, then zaps, airborne pathogens

Researchers say a new device called a soft X-ray electrostatic precipitator protected mice from airborne bacteria, viruses, and allergens, and could some day be incorporated into HVAC systems.

By Feb. 4, 2013

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Soniclean VT Plus

With decent performance and a price of just $200, this vacuum might make sense for value-minded minimalists, but you'll need to look elsewhere for something more modern or feature-rich.

Jun. 27, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Jun. 27, 2014

MSRP: $199.80

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'Conscious Clothing' measures the junk you're breathing

Add "pollution intake" to your quantified-self profile. A prize-winning system calculates particulate matter inhaled and transmits the data in real time via Bluetooth.

By Jun. 5, 2013

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Shark Rocket

The Shark Rocket combines adequate cleaning power with a broad array of cleaning extensions into a recommendable, affordable, lightweight vacuum. Only its cord holds it back.

Mar. 21, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating Mar. 21, 2014

MSRP: $179.80

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Dyson DC59 Animal

The DC59 is an elegant, customizable vacuum that performed well on a variety of flooring surfaces and with an array of debris types. If you're not looking for a budget-friendly model, you can count on the DC59 to make vacuuming as enjoyable as possible.

Mar. 12, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Mar. 12, 2014
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Philips GoPure cleans the air in your stinky car

The Philips GoPure Automotive Clean Air System can purify the air in a car's cabin in about 10 minutes.

By Nov. 8, 2011

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Dyson DC41 Animal Complete

You don't need to pay $649 to own a vacuum that cleans at this level, and if you are paying that much, you deserve a machine with a better design than this.

Oct. 11, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating Oct. 11, 2013
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From coal to biomass for some Virginia power

Dominion Virginia Power makes a deal with biomass manufacturer Enviva as the energy company converts a few coal power plants to burn wood pellets.

By Oct. 19, 2011