Roomba

05.04.15
Creator of the Roomba robotic cleaner is making a drone
05.04.15

Creator of the Roomba robotic cleaner is making a drone

Over the next few years, the market for consumer-facing drones is going to continue growing. And,...

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04.10.15
iRobot hasn't given up on developing Roomba's lawn mowing sibling
04.10.15

iRobot hasn't given up on developing Roomba's lawn mowing sibling

You know how long it's been since we first heard that iRobot's making a robotic lawn mower? Nine y...

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12.10.14
iRobot's newest machine is made for student hackers
12.10.14

iRobot's newest machine is made for student hackers

Many educational robots tend to be complex and expensive, or simple and cheap. Where's the middle...

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10.12.14
Soldiers will soon steer iRobot's machines with an Android tablet
10.12.14

Soldiers will soon steer iRobot's machines with an Android tablet

While iRobot's most famous for creating the Roomba, the robotic vacuum is far from being its only...

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06.08.14
Gadget Rewind 2004: iRobot Roomba Discovery
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Gadget Rewind 2004: iRobot Roomba Discovery

Little robot helpers found a place in our hearts and homes in 2002 when iRobot introduced the Room...

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03.02.14
IRL: iRobot Roomba 700
03.02.14

IRL: iRobot Roomba 700

Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in rea...

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11.12.13
Roomba drops the bristles for 880 model (hands-on)
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11.12.13

Roomba drops the bristles for 880 model (hands-on)

There is, I'm told, a revolution happening on the floor beneath my feet. I've got to admit, I wasn...

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08.22.13
iRobot gives Mint mopping 'bot a new lease on life as the Braava
08.22.13

iRobot gives Mint mopping 'bot a new lease on life as the Braava

Wondering what would become of the plucky Mint 'bot after iRobot swept up its creator, Evolution R...

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09.18.12
iRobot buys rival Evolution Robotics for $74 million to expand hard-floor cleaning tech
09.18.12

iRobot buys rival Evolution Robotics for $74 million to expand hard-floor cleaning tech

iRobot celebrated Roomba's 10th birthday quietly teeing up a $74 million acquisition of rival Evol...

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