One day, when climate change has finally turned the Earth into a real-life version of the Hunger Games, we’ll probably race these things for fun. Maybe we’ll even slap a child on top! Hey, they basically already do it in Texas.
Your lawn is a money pit that requires ungodly amounts of water and labor to keep it green and trim. We’ve known for sometime that iRobot, the Roomba company, has been on a mission to put your landscaper out of a job with a robot. Thanks to a trademark filing reported by Robotics Trends, there’s a pretty good chance…
iRobot’s Roomba vacuum cleaners are about the closest thing you can get to having a real Star Wars droid at home. In fact, many Roomba owners are happy to pretend their robovac is just a shorter version of R2-D2 while it works away, and this decal set will help make that even more believable.
Roombas are, presumably, very cool. Sharing a home with a black lab, a white Persian and a lot of rugs with tassels means I would not know. Roombas are for people with wall to wall carpets. Or rugs sans the tassles.
Robot manufacturer iRobot announced on Thursday that they would be selling off their military line of robots to Arlington Capital Partners to be spun off into a new company, in order to better focus on the growing market for home robotics.
What will the family dinner of the future look like? According to the 1981 kids’ book Tomorrow’s Home, it’s filled with robots, computers, and tasty synthetic foods. Except upon closer inspection, everybody looks depressed as hell.
I hear nothing but good things about Roombas, and if you want to try one out yourself, a few high end models are on sale today on Amazon. The Roomba 870 is $90 off its usual price, the 880 is $105 off, and if you need a robotic mop to go with it, the Braava 380t is also discounted $45 from its usual price. [iRobot Sale
We’ve known for a long time that Helen Greiner, who co-designed the original Roomba and co-founded iRobot, was building a drone. Now, we know what that drone looks like: Pretty awesome.
I know, right? What could the makers of Roomba and astronomers possibly be arguing over? This is the story of how an obscure slice of the electromagnetic spectrum become the object of one bitter fight.
The number of connected home devices has skyrocketed in the past dozen months, and your loved ones might feel a little left out if they're not controlling appliances with a phone. Let's fix that, shall we?
Long before there were learning thermostats, smartphone-controlled locks, and IFTTT-connected light bulbs, there was the original smart home appliance: The Roomba. I know I've always wanted one, and if you've felt the same way, today's a great chance to make your wish come true.
You want a clean home? Sure, who doesn't. Too lazy to clean it yourself? Absolutely. iRobot's Roomba 880—the latest in its series of robot vacuum cleaners—was made for you. It's the Rolls-Royce of highly motivated cleaning appliances, and it can take care of some serious dinge. Although it'll cost you some serious…
If the Roomba's $300 price tag is too rich for your blood, but you're still on the hunt for a lazy way to clean your floors, OCedar's roving, spinning O-Duster might just fit the bill.
We all hate using a smartphone or tablet when the screen's covered in greasy fingerprints. But it's a situation that's easy to solve with nothing but a shirt sleeve, or if you're particularly anal, a microfiber cloth. What the world doesn't need is a tiny Roomba-like cleaning device designed specifically for cleaning…
Roomba has some problems with the apartment. Roomba does not like my dining room table. Roomba has trouble with the Swiffer, which he (?) mounts and then cannot free himself from—like a copulating wolf. (Wolves do that, right?)
Listen, the Roomba is really expensive and it works. Of course you want it. But—again, of course—you do not want to shell out the big bucks for a glorified dust buster. You could check eBay!
The Roomba 500 Series is dead. Long live the 600 Series! iRobot is giving some products a very nice upgrade today, starting with its entry-level robotic floor vacuums. The Looj, its rain gutter cleaning bot, is getting the treatment, too.