The Food Cycler by Food Cycle Science, $530
In urban environments, composting can be a challenge—it takes time and space and frequently yields a malodorous aroma. Enter the Food Cycler: In as little as three hours, it quietly turns food scraps into soil without the hassle, mess, or olfactory offenses associated with traditional methods.
DC65 vacuum by Dyson, $600
Dyson has earned a reputation for its ultra-high-performance machines. With the DC65, the company engineered a cleaning head that pivots on a tight radius and self-adjusts to effectively suction dust from carpet and hard surfaces. A washable filter means there’s no need to buy extra items over the vacuum’s lifespan.
20V MAX* Lithium cordless drill with AutoSense Technology by Black + Decker, $80
It’s not an app that makes Black + Decker’s new drill smart; it’s an automatic driver that stops when it senses that a screw is flush with the surface. Your DIY and home-improvement projects will look polished the first time around.
WA9000 dryer and top-load washer by Samsung, from $1,500 each
Instead of loading the WA9000 with superfluous tech features, Samsung improved its performance with an increased capacity so it can do more laundry in a single load, a quicker run time that doesn’t sacrifice cleaning efficacy, quieter operation, and a drum that’s easier to reach.