Even if you can’t smell them, impurities can still hang around and cause serious health problems for the allergy-prone. It’s not as if you can actually see these impurities in the air. (And if you can, you might want to open a window at the very least!) There is no shortage of air purifiers on the market, and they work in a variety of different ways. But it’s worth noting the kind hospitals have used to remove airborne particles from their halls and surgery rooms: Ion generators. And as ion generators go, they don’t get much more versatile or effective than the ionbox Negative Ion Generator.

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To understand the benefits of having one, it’s worth noting the way in which it works. Negative ions are simply molecules that have an extra electron attached, which gives it a negative electrical charge. It just so happens that smoke, bacteria, pollen and other offensive particles carry positively charged ions. When they float near the negative ion, these particles gain a static charge that takes it out of the air and onto the nearest surface – typically the floor, where they can easily be vacuumed up. The ionbox pumps out 20 million of these negative ions each second. Needless to say, that deluge is capable of grabbing a lot of allergens before they get to your lungs. And unlike other air ionizers, the ionbox doesn’t produce those negative ions by creating ozone — a gas that can be more harmful to have around than any odor or bacteria. Surprisingly, the unit puts out all those ions from a very small package. The ionbox is just a few inches high and can power up by plugging into a standard wall outlet or USB port. That makes it equally suitable for the home, office cubicle or even your car. Best of all, once you get the ionbox, that’s it. There are no particles being run through the machine itself, therefore, no filters to clean or replace. Try out the ionbox for yourself: Komando readers can take almost 20% off the list price today. Prices subject to change. You can’t beat free! Get $70+ worth of premium Mac apps for free today! SHOP MORE DEALS: Check out the Komando.com Deals page for the hottest tech and digital deals, including gadgets, gizmos, online courses and more! Tap or click here to start shopping. For questions about Komando Deals products, click here.
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