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iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum Comparison

Here's how iRobot's new Roomba 690 robot vacuum compares to other Roombas and other budget-friendly robot vacuums.
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Neato Botvac Connected Adds Smartwatch Controls
By Steve Crowe · 3 March, 2016 • A new app update now allows an Apple Watch or Android Wear device to control Neato Robotics' WiFi-enabled Botvac Connected robot vacuum. The Apple Watch and Android Wear devices allow you to start and stop the Botvac Connected robot vacuum and monitor its cleanup progress.
Why Home Robots Must Continue to Evolve
By Eugene Demaitre · 14 January, 2016 • Robots are entering household use, but could single-purpose robots actually create more work for users?
Laundroid Folds Clothing—in a Black Box
By Eugene Demaitre · 8 January, 2016 • Japan's Seven Dreamers showed off its Laundroid at CES 2016, but how much is your time worth?
Ecovacs DEEBOT DM85 Robot Vacuum Features Advanced Mopping System
By Steve Crowe · 4 January, 2016 • Ecovac's most advanced robot vacuum to date, the DEEBOT DM85, will be on display at CES 2016. The DM85 features four cleaning modes for a variety of floors and cleans for up to 120 minutes.
LG HOM-BOT Turbo+ Robot Vacuum Doubles as Security Dog
By Steve Crowe · 22 December, 2015 • LG Electronics' HOM-BOT Turbo+ robot vacuum, which will debut at CES 2016, features augmented reality technology controls the vacuum through with your smartphone's camera. HOM-BOT Turbo+ can also send photos of the inside of your home when its senses movement.
Woman Mistakes Robot Vacuum for Intruder, Calls Cops
By Steve Crowe · 10 December, 2015 • A woman heard noises coming from inside her house and thought there was an intruder. When cops arrived, they discovered it was her robot vacuum cleaning the floors.
7 Cleaning Robots for Neat Freaks on Your Christmas List
By RT Staff · 8 December, 2015 • These cleaning robots make excellent gifts and come in quite handy for post-party cleaning if your hosting for the holidays.
Nearly 100M Consumer Robots Will be Sold in Next 5 Years
By Steve Crowe · 24 November, 2015 • According to a new report from Tractica, annual shipments of consumer robots will increase from 6.6 million units in 2015 to 31.2 million units worldwide by 2020, with a cumulative total of 96.7 million consumer robots shipped during that period. The fastest growth will occur in robotic personal assistants.
Ecovacs Sells $47 Million of Home Robots in 24 Hours
By RT Staff · 24 November, 2015 • For the second year in a row, Ecovacs Robotics sold the largest number of products in the small appliances category on Singles’ Day, the largest online shopping day in the world
Dyson 360 Eye vs. iRobot Roomba 980: Which Robot Vacuum is Superior?
By RT Staff · 21 October, 2015 • How does the new Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum stack up against iRobot's Roomba 980? Check out the side-by-side comparison.
Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum on Sale for $1150
By Steve Crowe · 21 October, 2015 • The Dyson 360 Eye robotic vacuum has a machine vision system that maps an entire room from a single camera lens and a lightweight digital motor that enhances battery life. It can be controlled remotely via a smartphone app and reports on where it has been.
WiFi-Enabled Roomba 980 is iRobot’s Smartest Robot Vacuum Ever
By Steve Crowe · 17 September, 2015 • iRobot's new Roomba 980 robot vacuum is the first to combine adaptive navigation with visual localization, which allows the robot vacuum to map your floors and clean them on its own. The Roomba 980 also is iRobot's first cloud-connected consumer robot, allowing users to connect, manage, and monitor it through iRobot's new HOME App on Android and iOS devices.
Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum Steers via Smartphone
By Steve Crowe · 1 September, 2015 • Neato's Botvac Connected robot vacuum laser maps its environment and has Wi-Fi connectivity so you can control it from anywhere using a smartphone.
Win an Ecovacs DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot
By RT Staff · 31 July, 2015 • Don't waste another second cooped up indoors doing boring chores. We're giving away an Ecovacs Robotics DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot - a $199.99 value.
DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot
By RT Staff · 14 July, 2015 • The DEEBOT D35 Bare-Floor Vacuuming Robot features Direct Suction cleaning, without a main agitator brush to get tangled with human or pet hair.

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