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Neato Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum

The Neato Botvac Connected is better at cleaning floors than any other robot vacuum on the market, and it costs less than its app-enabled rival, the iRobot Roomba 980. If you're willing to live without remote controls, you can save some money by sticking with the previous generation of Neatos -- but we think this one's worth the splurge.

By November 3, 2015

4.5 stars Editors' rating November 3, 2015
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Samsung Powerbot Essential Robotic Vacuum

The $700 PowerBot Essential features a few upgrades and begs a few questions.

By November 8, 2015


iRobot Roomba 980

iRobot's Wi-Fi-enabled Roomba 980 is an exciting hunk of next-gen vacuum tech, but it didn't wow us during testing. I'd hold off on this pricey automated floor cleaner until we review Neato's Botvac Connected and Dyson's 360 Eye.

By September 16, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 16, 2015

'Star Wars' robots old and new meet in cell phone ad (where else?)

Technically Incorrect: C-3PO and R2-D2 bump into the new BB-8. Because hype. In this case, UK hype.

By November 22, 2015


Robot snake can shift its shape quickly, also haunts our dreams (Tomorrow Daily 276 show notes)

All we can say is, "Robot snakes. Why did it have to be robot snakes?"

By November 23, 2015


Neato Botvac D85 Robot Vacuum

Neato's Botvac D85 is a solid robot vacuum, but I'd stick with the original Botvac series for superior overall performance.

By August 24, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 24, 2015
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Blue Frog Robotics Buddy

Meet Buddy, an expressive household robot with all sorts of built-in security and automation tech.

By August 11, 2015

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MIT made a shapeshifting snake robot and it creeps us out (Tomorrow Daily 276)

Jeff describes MIT's new (and creepy) shapeshifting robo-snake, Ford's attempt to show young drivers how dangerous drugged driving is and why powdered glue could be the next frontier for adhesives.

November 23, 2015


'Psychic robot' predicts your intentions

Didn't mean to knock that cup of coffee over on your desk? That's OK. Your robot overlord will understand and maybe even keep you from doing it in the first place.

By October 8, 2015


Get over your ex with Facebook, Adele and robot cats

Breaking up is hard to do, but Facebook wants to help. Bridget Carey offers other ways to ease the pain, including Adele's latest album, which could make history with CD shipments. What year is it?

By November 20, 2015