The most impressive upright, stick, and robot vacuums from the models we've tested so far.
The Roomba 880 is the most well-rounded, capable bot we've encountered so far, but the $449 Neato Robotics XV Signature Pro still wins the pet hair performance test on all flooring surfaces.
The BotVac's design diverges a bit from Neato's classic XV line.
As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?
This robot vacuum is a whopping $320 less than the iRobot Roomba 880 and performed similarly well. However, its cheap filter makes it hard to use -- if you want a Neato, stick with the $399 XV Signature or the $449 XV Signature Pro.
This week on Crave, a robot named Jeff challenges golf pro Rory McIlroy to a game of golf on the driving range. We look at 3D-printed casts meant to counter itchiness, and researchers drive cockroaches with electrical signals in hopes of using the bugs for search-and-rescue missions.
Does Moneual's new robot mop/vacuum combo sweep the competition?
The XV-21 is a great all-around robot vacuum and a viable Roomba alternative, but among Neatos, we'll stick with the brainier, similarly priced XV Signature Pro.
A golfing robot challenges a golf pro to a duel. Researchers plan to use cockroach armies for search-and-rescue missions. And are 3D-printed casts the future for broken limbs?
With its vibrant graphics, ironic sense of humor, and epic New Wave soundtrack, Robot Unicorn Attack 2 is a free game that you shouldn't miss.
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There is universal acceptance of a holistic approach to human centered design within this community - generally referred to as 'experience design' (not my preferred term). This approach considers all of the contexts surrounding use and then tries to build