iRobot's entry-level Roombas offer app control on the cheap
Wi-Fi enabled Roomba robots can now be controlled with Alexa too.
iRobot starts a patent war over robot vacuums (update: ITC case)
iRobot's lawsuits accuse Bissell, Hoover and others of copying its ideas.
The best vacuums
The Shark Navigator Lift-Away NV352 is by far the most effective, reliable vacuum in its price range.
Jets and mannequin heads: Just another day at Dyson's campus
We visited the English countryside to see how Dyson products go from concept to reality.
Neato's latest robot vacuums are much more affordable
The new WiFi-connected Botvacs start at $399.
Xiaomi's robot vacuum sucks more than its peers
Not bad for $250, either.
The Roomba 960 is iRobot's cheaper app-driven robot vacuum
It's WiFi-connected like the top-end model, but packs an older motor and smaller battery.
The best handheld vacuum
Black + Decker makes both the top pick as well as the best budget option.
The best robot vacuum
That would be the Roomba 650 from iRobot.