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self-assembling robots

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'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

Robotics researchers at MIT show off the capabilities of small cube-shaped robots with no external moving parts.

By October 4, 2013

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Yujin Robot iClebo Arte

Even with all of its extra features, skip the Yujin Robot iClebo Arte if stellar performance is your top goal.

May 1, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating May 1, 2014
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Moneual Rydis H68 Pro

The new Moneual Rydis H68 Pro vacuums like a traditional robot vac, but it also has both dry and wet mopping attachments.

January 5, 2014

MSRP: $499.00

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These robots will assemble your IKEA furniture

During the White House's "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on robotics, a number of cutting-edge automatons -- like the IKEA Bot -- are on display.

By August 9, 2013

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iRobot Scooba 450

iRobot's Scooba 450 isn't perfect, but it's a solid, albeit pricy, choice for small space cleaning.

May 9, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 9, 2014
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iRobot Braava 380t

For $300 (or £260) the Braava might be tempting, but consider holding out for something smarter, more powerful, and with more features.

May 7, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating May 7, 2014
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Kyodo America LawnBott LB85EL

Robot lawn mowers are a pricey luxury, but this new model from LawnBott wants to make it even easier to keep a tidy lawn and maximize your weekend free time.

May 6, 2014

MSRP: $2,799.00

Review

Neato BotVac 85

Neato improved on its already-impressive robot vacuums with the BotVac line. Roomba 870 fans might find that Neato's BotVac 85 offers similar features and performance, but you get more accessories (like three filters rather than the 870's two) and much shorter run times.

April 23, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating April 23, 2014

MSRP: $599.00

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Tight squeeze? Squishy robots could go from hard to soft

New material could help robots switch between hard and soft states to squeeze through small spaces -- much like an octopus.

By July 14, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 017: Shape-shifting robots, music from trees, and more

On today's show, Ashley and Rich discuss small, shape-shifting robots that might be used in future rescue operations, and listen to music made from tree rings. Do you ever wonder if we'll see shape-shifting, musical trees? Yeah, us too.

By July 14, 2014