The Gadget Guru

Dyson’s clever vacuum shows true grit

The Guru gives you the dirt on a very smart vacuum cleaner, a mirrorless camera and a tiny monitor to track share prices

Dyson V15 Detect Absolute: a total gem of a vacuum cleaner, which increases suction where there is more dirt to pick up

Dyson V15 Detect Absolute, price €699.99, rating *****

Tools that look gimmicky must work hard to impress the Guru. An in-built laser detect system meant Dyson’s V15 was initially greeted with scepticism, but any initial doubts about its usefulness were quickly allayed.

The green laser light is like a radar for microscopic dirt and dust that picks up spots on the floor in front of you where a little more elbow grease is required while ...