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Delve into DIY security with these 14 connected cameras

Browse our list of reviewed cameras to see if do-it-yourself home security is right for you.

By August 22, 2014

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iRobot: Smart homes should have one brainy bot to run the show

Roombas are great, but not much fun to talk to. iRobot CEO Colin Angle feels intelligent human-interface robots must be the future of any smart household.

By July 14, 2014

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Vacuum buying guide

Here's where you'll find everything you ever wanted to know about vacuum cleaners -- and then some.

By October 22, 2013

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Norah the jet bike: Horribly unsafe, terribly fun

Hobbyist inventor and several-time Guinness World Record holder Colin Furze has strapped a pulse jet to a rickety old bicycle. Why? Well, in his mad world, why not?

By June 11, 2013

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Medical robot RP-VITA gets FDA approval

This bot from iRobot and InTouch Health can roll up to your bedside and help a remote doctor treat you.

By January 9, 2013

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Robots invade iPad with content-rich app

IEEE Spectrum's Robots is like a mini-encyclopedia of bots with 360-degree animations, videos, and plenty of facts.

By November 28, 2012

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iRobot sucks up Mint maker Evolution Robotics

The $74 million acquisition of California-based Evolution Robotics brings the Mint floor cleaner into the iRobot fold, as well as navigation technologies.

By September 17, 2012

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Could these be Apple's ads apologizing to Samsung?

A judge in the UK tells Apple to run ads saying that Samsung didn't copy the iPad. The text of the ads might be up to Apple. Here are some versions.

By July 22, 2012

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Do robots need a Linux or a Mac OS to thrive?

Willow Garage sets its open-source software free to attract software developers and help make robots commonplace, but detractors say giving the software away is bad for business.

By May 10, 2012

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iRobot's Ava: Have tablet, will travel

iRobot's tablet-sporting Ava mobile robot will get her debut this year in hospitals testing remote diagnosis via videoconferencing. Next step: people's homes?

By April 30, 2012