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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Ever wanted to find out it's like to be an iRobot Roomba? Now you can with Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013
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    Ever wanted to find out it's like to be an iRobot Roomba? Now you can with Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013

    By 12 July 2013

    This must be a question that goes through everybody's minds at least once in their life: what's it like to be a robot vacuum cleaner? iRobot Roombas and Samsung NaviBots have got it easy. Slowly meandering about the house while everybody is out, taking...

  • Limbo the dirt-powered robot vacuum cleaner unearthed
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    Limbo the dirt-powered robot vacuum cleaner unearthed

    By 5 April 2013

    We may have seen the future of vacuum cleaners, folks. While robot vacuums are pretty cool, going about their dust-sucking business with total obedience and autonomy, they still have to retreat back to a charging station once in a while to restock on...

  • WIN: A Robot & Frank-inspired tech prize bundle
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    WIN: A Robot & Frank-inspired tech prize bundle

    By 22 February 2013

    To celebrate the release of Robot & Frank arriving in cinemas on 8 March 2013, Pocket-lint has teamed up with the film to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a prize bundle that will help make their life a little easier. The techy prize bundle is...

  • iRobot Roomba 660 review
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    iRobot Roomba 660 review

    By 7 December 2012

    Cleaning your house is a bore, but sadly one that has to be done from time to time unless you are happy to live in a dirt-invested hovel - we doubt that - so is a robot vacuum cleaner the answer? We set one to work in the Pocket-lint office to find out....

  • 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,...

  • Vorwerk VK100 pictures and hands-on
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    Vorwerk VK100 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 December 2012

    Robotic vacuum cleaners are nothing new. On paper, the idea behind them is brilliant. They do away with the mundane task of cleaning, letting you get on with something else. In reality, most do little more than to glance at your floor, occasionally kissing...

  • 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...

  • Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders
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    Innovation of the Year: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards contenders

    By 2 November 2012

    One of the more intriguing categories at the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is Innovation of the Year. It’s open to all kinds of gadgets, software, apps, websites and just about anything else that we might write about on our good pages of this hive of technology...

  • 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...

  • Vax Air3 multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner pictures and hands-on
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    Vax Air3 multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner pictures and hands-on

    By 27 September 2012

    We have all sorts of things land in the Pocket-lint offices and, although this one's far from a pocketable gadget, the Vax Air3 U88-AM-B's multi-cyclonic promises serious suction. This dust-munching upright has orange-coloured brushes that spin to help...

  • Samsung NaviBot S, the robotic vacuum cleaner
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    Samsung NaviBot S, the robotic vacuum cleaner

    By 24 September 2012

    Samsung’s latest robotic vacuum cleaner is now available, ensuring the hoovering remains as easy as pressing a button.  The Samsung NaviBot S is disc-like in shape and uses the manufacturer’s Visionary Mapping Plus system to learn the logistics of...

  • iRobot Roomba 600 vacuum cleaner does the hard work so you don't have to
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    iRobot Roomba 600 vacuum cleaner does the hard work so you don't have to

    By 29 August 2012

    iRobot has unveiled its cheapest robotic vacuum cleaner range in the shape of the Roomba 600 Series - which will still do all the hoovering without your having to lift a finger.  An entry-level version of the 700 Series, the Roomba 600 is available from...

  • Dyson DC44 Digital Slim cordless vacuum cleaner, more suck for your buck
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    Dyson DC44 Digital Slim cordless vacuum cleaner, more suck for your buck

    By 17 August 2012

    British company Dyson has unveiled the latest in its cordless vacuum cleaner "Digital Slim" range, the DC44, which benefits from developments in both motor and battery technologies, providing the manufacturer's most efficient handheld cleaner yet. The...

  • Febreze vacuum leaves your carpet clean and odour free
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    Febreze vacuum leaves your carpet clean and odour free

    By 24 July 2012

    Vacuum cleaner manufacturer Bissell has teamed up with air-freshener specialist Febreze to reveal its filtered vacuum range. The Bissell Floors & More vacuum range does the usual hoovering up of dust and grime from your carpets and rugs, but it also leaves...

  • Gtec's AirRAM cordless vacuum set to clean up the competition
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    Gtec's AirRAM cordless vacuum set to clean up the competition

    By 24 April 2012

    A new vacuum cleaner from Gtech is aiming to revolutionise the cleaning industry with a cordless, energy efficient device. The Gtech AirRAM has no bag, cyclone or cord and will even inform you of how many calories you’ve burnt. So you can put together...