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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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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.
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.
10 Essential Spring Cleaning Robots
By Steve Crowe · 20 March, 2015 • Spring cleaning doesn't have to be a chore. Here are 10 robots that can automate Spring cleaning and help you enjoy the outdoors.
Win an iRobot Roomba 870 Vacuum Cleaning Robot
By Steve Crowe · 27 February, 2015 • We're giving away an iRobot Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robot valued at $599.99. Here's your chance to get a head start on Spring cleaning.
6 Funny Robot Vacuum Fails
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2015 • A roundup of robot vacuum cleaner fails, including one falling down the stairs, killing a Christmas tree, and smearing dog poop everywhere.
Fire Department Rescues Woman Attacked by Robot Vacuum
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2015 • A 52-year-old South Korean woman was "attacked" by her robot vacuum while she was napping on the floor. Firefighters were called to free the woman from the death grip of the robot vacuum, which mistook her hair for dust.
Panasonic’s Triangular Rulo Robot Vacuum Cleans Your Pesky Corners
By Steve Crowe · 27 January, 2015 • Panasonic's triangular-shaped MC-RS1 Rulo robot vacuum is deigned to better clean the corners in your home. It has rotating brushes on two of its three corners that get into those corners and drive the dirt into the unit's main cleaning mechanism on the bottom of the chassis.
Samsung POWERbot VR9000 Robot Vacuum Offers 60x Cleaning Power
By Steve Crowe · 6 January, 2015 • Samsung's POWERbot VR9000 robot vacuum features CycloneForce technology that creates a strong centrifugal force that circulates dust particles through the inner chamber so dirt and debris is separated from the air and sieved into the outer chamber. As a result, the filter is kept clean, which lessens clogging over time.

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