The Bissell Bolt Ion is a bad vacuum. It costs a reasonable $180, but it's such an ineffective pain that I wouldn't recommend it at any price point.
The CNET Appliances team has reviewed all kinds of upright vacuums, stick vacuums, and robot vacuums. Here are the stand-outs within all three categories.
The Black & Decker Lithium Vacuum is mediocre and tedious to use. It needs to be better than that to be worth its $300 price point.
Black & Decker's newest stick vacs promise lots of suction and long lasting power.
Be the envy of all "Game of Thrones" fans, pretend to go back in time driving an electric "Back to the Future" car and clean house like royalty with bizarre new treasures from geeky retailer Firebox.
The Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away flexes to fit almost any cleaning situation.
When it comes to vacuum cleaner tips, sometimes the best expert is your pet
Flubbing those vacuum lines? Afraid of your attachments? These tips don't suck.
Samsung's new automated floor cleaner has some powerful hardware under the hood -- and a couple of killer features, too.
The nifty PowerBot VR9000 held its own in our tests, but less expensive models did even better.
There's more than lint inside your vacuum cleaner -- there's also some amazing tech.