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  • Dyson Hot fanless heater gets a little too hot, recalled after fire risk
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    Dyson Hot fanless heater gets a little too hot, recalled after fire risk

    By 17 March 2014

    Dyson has recalled every unit of its Dyson Hot fanless heater, after the risk of fire has arisen in a handful of the units sold since 2011.  "We have sold a million heaters around the world; we have seen a small number short-circuit, which in four cases...

  • Dyson cooling fan becomes quieter than a mosquito
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    Dyson cooling fan becomes quieter than a mosquito

    By 6 March 2014

    It might be cold outside at the moment, but that isn't stopping Dyson from launching its new range of cooling fans in the UK. The new Dyson Air Multiplier fan, the company claims, is up to 75 per cent quieter than previous models without compromising...

  • Dyson shows the future of Olympic curling (video)
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    Dyson shows the future of Olympic curling (video)

    By 21 February 2014

    British firm Dyson has posted a cheeky video both celebrating Great Britain's performances in curling during the Sochi Winter Olympics and giving a glimpse into the future of the sport - if it has its way. Instead of using brooms to sweep in front of...

  • Dyson makes £5m investment into research lab for robotics, bring on the personal butler robots
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    Dyson makes £5m investment into research lab for robotics, bring on the personal butler robots

    By 9 February 2014

    Bagless vacuum company Dyson has invested £5 million into a robotics lab at Imperial College in London. The research will be used to help robots understand the world around them, through better vision systems, the company told the BBC. It will cover...

  • Hands-on: Dyson Cinetic DC54 Animal review
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    Hands-on: Dyson Cinetic DC54 Animal review

    By 17 January 2014

    Dyson ditched the bag, and now it's ditched the filter, but is it really that simple? We've been using the new Dyson Cinetic DC54 animal vacuum cleaner (£459) ahead of its official UK release to find out whether the new tech is worth the hype or whether...

  • Dyson Cinetic technology ditches the need for vacuum cleaner filters
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    Dyson Cinetic technology ditches the need for vacuum cleaner filters

    By 17 January 2014

    Dyson has announced a new vacuum cleaner that ditches filters altogether, meaning that you never have to do anything other than clean your floors and carpets. While it will come as a shock to most, although Dyson cleaners don't have bags, they do have...

  • A week in reviews: 18 - 22 November
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    A week in reviews: 18 - 22 November

    By 23 November 2013

    This week it's all about the gaming. We've crunched through both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console reviews, alongside a stack of games to get you in the mood for next-gen. But we're far more versatile than that. Never the one-trick pony, we've also...

  • Dyson Digital Slim DC59 review
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    Dyson Digital Slim DC59 review

    By 17 November 2013

    You reach for the sugar bowl, you miscalculate how far away it is, it goes everywhere. Damn. You go to the cupboard, get out the classic Hoover, look for a plug socket, have to no doubt clamber behind something, unplug something or go so far away that...

  • Titan Arm exoskeleton gives you super strength and wins 2013 James Dyson Award
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    Titan Arm exoskeleton gives you super strength and wins 2013 James Dyson Award

    By 7 November 2013

    We've heard of life imitating art but this exoskeleton, that looks just like the one in Elysium, is ridiculous. In a good way though: so good that it's won this year's James Dyson Award. The robotic arm was designed and built by mechanical engineers...

  • Dyson Hard DC56 exclusive to Tesco in UK: Vacuums and cleans hard floors in one
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    Dyson Hard DC56 exclusive to Tesco in UK: Vacuums and cleans hard floors in one

    By 29 October 2013

    Tesco will be the exclusive stockist of the new Dyson Hard (DC56) when it hits the UK on 31 October. Designed specifically for those with hard flooring, the Hard belongs to the same wireless vacuum cleaner family as the DC44 and DC59 Digital Slim models,...

  • Dyson working on a silent hairdryer? Hairblade?
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    Dyson working on a silent hairdryer? Hairblade?

    By 18 October 2013

    Six patents have been published this month that reveal Dyson is working on a near-silent hairdryer. The British firm has already reinvented the vacuum cleaner and hand-dryers, setting its sights on hairdryers seems like the next logical move. Current...

  • Dyson Digital Slim DC59 vacuum: Handheld cleaning gets more powerful
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    Dyson Digital Slim DC59 vacuum: Handheld cleaning gets more powerful

    By 27 August 2013

    Dyson has announced the Dyson Digital Slim DC59 vacuum cleaner, a cordless model featuring the V6 Dyson digital motor to provide the same power as a mains model. The motor has been specifically engineered for this latest addition to the Dyson line-up...

  • Dyson shows rigorous vacuum testing that goes on behind the scenes
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    Dyson shows rigorous vacuum testing that goes on behind the scenes

    By 18 August 2013

    Dyson US has posted a six-minute video on YouTube to show what goes in designing and testing one of its vacuum cleaners, specifically the Dyson DC41. Dyson's brand has been revered as one of the best vacuum cleaners across the globe, so it's worth seeing...

  • A week in reviews: July 22 - July 26
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    A week in reviews: July 22 - July 26

    By 27 July 2013

    What a week, we've had some pretty impressive developments in the world of phones. We've spent some time with the Nokia 1020, and seen what its camera is capable of, and we've reviewed another camera cum phone, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, a product we...

  • Dyson DC49 multi floor vacuum cleaner review
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    Dyson DC49 multi floor vacuum cleaner review

    By 26 July 2013

    Dyson has released an even smaller version of its multi-floor model, the Dyson DC49, and we've been cleaning our house for the last couple of weeks to find out whether it is any good. Can a smaller design, smaller bin, and digital motor still cope with...

  • Dyson DC49: Mini vacuum cleaner that is no bigger than a sheet of A4 paper
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    Dyson DC49: Mini vacuum cleaner that is no bigger than a sheet of A4 paper

    By 26 July 2013

    Dyson has announced yet another, even smaller, vacuum cleaner, this time the DC49, that has a footprint no bigger than a sheet of A4 paper. The new mini-cleaner, designed originally for small Japanese homes, has become the company's smallest and quietest...

  • Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool review
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    Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool review

    By 5 July 2013

    One minute it is hot and sunny, the next it's cold and you're putting the heating on again. That's the British weather these days, but one gadget is trying at least give you a solution to your weather annoyances, offering you a cooling fan when you need...

  • Dyson introduces Hot + Cool fan heater to Air Multiplier range, AM05 for all seasons
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    Dyson introduces Hot + Cool fan heater to Air Multiplier range, AM05 for all seasons

    By 28 February 2013

    Dyson has introduced a new model to its Air Multiplier bladeless fan range. The Dyson AM05 Hot + Cool fan heater is a leap forward for the technology because it can, as the new name suggests, both heat and cool a room, making it ideal for use all year...

  • Dyson Airblade Tap pictures and (clean) hands-on
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    Dyson Airblade Tap pictures and (clean) hands-on

    By 5 February 2013

    Dyson has unveiled its latest invention and it's not what many expected. Using the same form of Airblade technology as its hugely popular bathroom hand-dryers, plus a new supercharged motor, the British company has introduced a bathroom tap, the Dyson...

  • Dyson Airblade Tap unveiled: Wet and dry hands for £1,000
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    Dyson Airblade Tap unveiled: Wet and dry hands for £1,000

    By 5 February 2013

    Inventor Sir James Dyson has launched yet another innovative product dubbed the Airblade Tap, which combines both water and dryer into the ultimate sink solution.  Think about it: once you've washed your hands, you have to go all the way to the adjacent...

  • Dyson DC47 Multi Floor review
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    Dyson DC47 Multi Floor review

    By 6 December 2012

    The Dyson DC47 Multi Floor is the company's latest cylinder vacuum cleaner and promises to be more powerful, more efficient, and easier to use than previous models. But with the DC38 being very good, and not much changing in terms of size and weight,...

  • Dyson DC50 review
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    Dyson DC50 review

    By 30 November 2012

    Houses are getting smaller, our time is more precious, and yet we still have to do the vacuum cleaning. Something's wrong we agree, and it is something that Dyson wants to fix with two new vacuum cleaners; the DC50 and the DC47. The promise is this: a...

  • New Dyson DC50 and DC47 promise to suck even more
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    New Dyson DC50 and DC47 promise to suck even more

    By 6 November 2012

    Dyson has announced two new vacuum cleaners ahead of the Christmas clean-up, introducing new tech, even smaller devices, and new ways of cleaning. Unveiling the new cleaners to a small group of journalists at its London studio, James Dyson said the company...

  • Hands-on: Dyson DC44 Animal review
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    Hands-on: Dyson DC44 Animal review

    By 17 October 2012

    There's something about a Dyson that not many other vacuum cleaner brands can match. Not only does the British company's line-up look futuristic and modern, but its big boys' toys are also sufficient enough to get fellas to do housework. The Dyson DC44...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Dyson Balloon Game (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Dyson Balloon Game (iPhone)

    By 3 September 2012

    We don't always go for corporate games. When an app arrives very obviously pushing a brand, it's usually that case that it's marketing before app. It's usually poorly designed and boring On the odd occasion, we find ourselves drawn in and playing with...