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purifiers

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A home air purifier with a cool twist -- cold plasma

The Squair portable air cleaner promises to use cold plasma to fill your space with pollution-gobbling, bacteria-zapping oxygen atoms.

By November 11, 2014

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Appliance Science: HEPA filters and the physics of fresh air

HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.

By April 21, 2015

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Project puts gardens on bus roofs to purify city air

Green project Phyto Kinetic aims to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions in the air -- while adding a little color to concrete jungles.

By September 6, 2013

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Philips brings Net smarts to coffeemaker, cooker, air purifier

At the IFA show, the electronics maker shows two products and two prototypes with wireless communications abilities. Expect more as the Internet-of-things idea spreads.

By September 6, 2013

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Xiaomi's key to smartphone success: 'Be friends with our fans'

The up-and-coming Chinese smartphone manufacturer has gone from obscurity to China's number-one vendor in just four years. Xiaomi owes a large part of that to its attitude toward customers.

By February 13, 2015

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Solar Bag concept purifies water as you walk

Relying on UV in sunlight as a purifier, the Solar Bag could help people without clean drinking water.

By August 5, 2012

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At CES, Belkin bets big on WeMo

With new connected bulbs, devices, and appliances, Belkin wagers the house on home automation.

By January 5, 2014

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Apple's new Mac Pro looks like Darth Vader: Yea or nay?

The new Mac Pro appears to be built for the future of powerful computing, and its unique design is already attracting attention.

By June 11, 2013

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The weird things you find in a Japanese electronics shop

From face-shaping tools to cell phones for tots, Japanese electronics retailers have it all. Crave swings by Yodobashi Camera in Tokyo.

By April 9, 2013

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Air-purifying gown supposedly soaks up pollutants

Highly experimental prototype dress called Herself is sprayed with a chemical that absorbs pollutants such as nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide. But is it machine washable?

By January 19, 2011