This Roomba-Riding Baby Is the Perfect Way to Start 2014

We here at Gizmodo enjoy a rich, vibrant history of tiny creatures riding Roombas. So naturally, we can think of no better way to welcome Baby New Year than with an actual baby. Riding a Roomba. Straight into 2014 and into our hearts. Our clean, dust-free hearts. [@hellogiggle via Kyle Wagner] » 1/01/14 11:00am 1/01/14 11:00am

A Surefire Way to Ensure Cats Keep Off Roombas—For Life

Roomba-riding cats are a real problem to society. Costing the taxpayer MILLIONS each year in emergency room visits, carpets are looking a right old state, with humans too scared to turn their robot vacuums on. Enter the cat-ejection Roomba add-on. » 11/10/10 7:20am 11/10/10 7:20am

Roomba Patent Solves Pesky Corner-Cleaning Problem With Simple Geometry

Roombas have evolved over the years into a fairlyimpressive product, except when it comes to corners. Apparently bothered by this, iRobot's engineers have patented a Roomba with a corner specialty. The secret trick: it's square. » 5/26/09 6:30am 5/26/09 6:30am