Homeservices

08.28.15
Google Search starts connecting you directly to plumbers, locksmiths
08.28.15

Google Search starts connecting you directly to plumbers, locksmiths

Tell Google you have a problem (leaky faucet, locked out, messy room) and it will find someone to fix that for you -- but only in San Francisco for now.

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07.17.15
Google hires team behind cleaning startup to help find you a plumber
07.17.15

Google hires team behind cleaning startup to help find you a plumber

Google has hired a portion of the engineering team behind Homejoy, a cleaning startup that recently announced it's shutting down thanks to worker classification lawsuits. The team will reportedly work on Google's own home-services initiative that puts the search giant up against the likes of Angie's List and Yelp.

By N. Lee,   07.17.15
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03.30.15
Amazon is ready to offer pro services for your home
03.30.15

Amazon is ready to offer pro services for your home

Need a plumber, or a tire swap? Amazon is ready to help. The internet giant has launched its promi...

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11.29.10
Neato XV-11 robot vacuum gets its very own open source LIDAR hack
11.29.10

Neato XV-11 robot vacuum gets its very own open source LIDAR hack

There's nothing like a little bounty to light a fire under a group of open source fanatics, is ther...

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01.07.10
Neato's XV-11 robot vacuum gets the hands-on treatment
01.07.10

Neato's XV-11 robot vacuum gets the hands-on treatment

We had lots of fun playing with Neato's XV-11 robot sweeper -- probably as much fun as you can have...

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12.16.09
Neato's XV-11 robot vacuum maps out your floor for efficiency, doesn't ask for weekends off
12.16.09

Neato's XV-11 robot vacuum maps out your floor for efficiency, doesn't ask for weekends off

Heads-up, Roomba -- your worst nightmare just waltzed into this space we like to call "reality," an...

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